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BENJAMIN "SPEEDY" ACIERTO, 69, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 29, 2006. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Member of Citizen Band Club. Survived by wife, Rosalina; sons, Phillip and Mark; stepsons, Derek, Guy and Rad; stepdaughters, Roberta Genuso, Jo-Elizabeth Aspera, Rosanne Beauchanp; Annette Griffin, Valoerie Parker and Twinny Orbase; brothers, Contrado and Alfred; sisters, Lazara Labaugawan, Gloria Revera and Mary Link; 37 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
LANA JO ANTONELIS, 57, of Kailua, died Jan. 12, 2007. Born in Florida. An early childhood development director. Survived by husband, George "Bud"; sons, Troy and Kyle; one grandson; father, Jack Leslie; brother, John Leslie. Service 4 p.m. Friday at Ko'olau Golf Course. Conservative aloha wear. Donations to Kia'ika'ike Directors Group; c/o Kama'aina Kids, 156 Hamakua Drive, Suite C, Kailua, HI 97734. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
IRENE LOGSDON BRADLEY, 82, longtime resident of O'ahu, died Jan. 2, 2007. Retired Pacific Construction Co. secretary. Survived by daughter, Heather Maughan; son, Lee; four grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Burley Funeral Chapel, Oak Harbor, Wash.
AVELINA LABRADOR CADIZ, 97, of Honolulu, died Dec. 29, 2006. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. A retired custodian with Kamehameha School and Oahu Lumber. Survived by daughters, Esperanza Galinato and Linda Marks; sons, Francis, Jesse and Albert; sisters, Eusebia Sahagun and Isabel; brother, Artemio Labrador; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; services 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at the church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
LEMUEL PANGILINAN CAPILI, 17, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 30, 2006. Born at Clark Air Base, Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines. Attended Waipahu High School. Survived by parents, Ben Jr. and Daisy; brother, Benigno III; sister, Daynnie; grandparents, Estelita, and Vicente and Carmelia Pangilinan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
PELAGIA MATIAS CORPUZ, 89, of Honolulu, died Jan. 5, 2007. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Ely, Juan, Loreto, Rolando and Francis; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; half sister, Cristeta Anacleto. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary; burial 2 p.m. at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
EARL COX JR., 51, of Mililani, died Jan. 2, 2007. Born in North Carolina. Retired U.S. Air Force computer analyst, production manager and entertainer. Survived by wife, Pamela; son, Jason; stepson, Kalani Magaoay; daughters, Jennifer and Grace; stepdaughter, Naomi Magapay; brothers, Samuel and Vernon McKenzie, James and Ronald; sisters, Sandra Harrleson, Vivian Minor and Donna Kay. Visitation 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at O'ahu Cemetery chapel. Service noon Thursday at Hickam Air Force Base chapel; inurnment 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Memorial gathering to be announced. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
CAROLYN BISARRA DELA CRUZ, 34, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Jan. 3, 2007. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A mail carrier with U.S. Postal Service. Survived by husband, Jim; daughters, Jasmine and Jaimelynn; parents, Samuel and Emilia Bisarra; brother, Clifford Bisarra; sister, Eva Owsley. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihu'e United Church; service 10 a.m.; burial at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary and Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
EVANGELINE "VANGIE" LABRA-DOR DOMINGO, 50, of Wai'anae, died Dec. 15, 2006. Born in Lubnac, Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of the United Vintarinian Association of Hawaii. Survived by husband, Erenio; sons, Randy and Arnold; three grandchildren; sisters, Leytenia Ramos, Mercy Ines, Grace Datuin and Maryjane Labrador; brother, Alfredo Labrador. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Causal attire.
GORGONIO A. FERNANDEZ, 77, of Bambang Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines, died Dec. 21, 2006. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. Retired from Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. Survived by sons, Jaime, Gerry, Richard and Freddie; daughters, Myrna Vite, Conchita Abarra, Jackie Baguio and Merlyn Fernandez; brother, Faustino; sisters, Leonora Molina, Adelina and Adelaida Domingo and Placida Vallebo; 19 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. John The Baptist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 8:30 a.m.; burial 10 a.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
DOROTHY "DORA" YVONNE CAMBRA FRANCIS, 90, of Vacaville, Calif.; formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 8, 2007. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Yvonne Miranda; sons, John and Stephen; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Irene Newton. Visitation 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine Catholic Church; Mass 11:15 a.m. Burial 12:45 p.m. at the Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
FRANCIS YOSHIO FURUKAWA, 89, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 2007. Born in Honolulu. A retired federal building inspector. Survived by sons, Daniel and Isaac; daughters, Leila Furukawa and Charlene Ouchi; brothers, Harold and Theodore; sister, Kiyo Sato; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park, Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
HENRY "HEINE" AUGUST GRAMBERG, 78, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 11, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired resident manager at Lockheed Air Terminal, Hilo, and a fuel supervisor at Lockheed Air Terminal, Honolulu; co-founder of Kaioni Canoe Club; coach at Kailua Hawaiian Civic Canoe Club, Kamehameha Canoe Club and Wailani Canoe Club. Survived by wife, Louella Lovell-Gramberg; daughter, Elena Apaka; brother, Herman; sisters, Rosebud Lee and Darilynn Rodillas; grandsons, Lon, Kensy and Kimo. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home in Hilo; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Scattering of ashes March 11 at Kailua Beach on O'ahu.
TENNEY "TENNEY BOY" HELENIHI, 71, of Kealakekua, Hawai'i, died Dec. 19, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired truck driver for the federal government. Survived by wife, Beverly; daughter, Aolani Mills; grandson, Aaron Mills; sister, Vi-Lani Robertson. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.
RICHARD "SUS" HIGA, 74, of Honolulu, died Jan. 6, 2007. Born in Honolulu. A clerk at the Main Post Office Survived by brother, Norman; aunts, Helen Uehara, Marjorie Kuba, Nancy Tamashiro, Agnes Yamaguschi and Jeannette Ekimura. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at the Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Aloha attire.
FLORENCE FUMIYO HORIE, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 2007. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. A housewife. Survived by son, Walter; daughters, Susan and Janet Esaki; brothers, John, Richard and Henry Iwamoto; sisters, Yoshiko Hadama and Harriet Kimura; four grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
TOSHIE ISERI, 102, of Kane'ohe, died Jan. 4, 2007. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. A retired kitchen helper for Woolworth's Delicatessen. Survived by sons, George, Harold and Gene; daughters, Ruth Hayashi and Edna Shimabukuro; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Tatsuko Uemura. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
QUEEN EMMA LEONG, 71, of Honolulu, died Dec. 30, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Waimano Training Hospital. Survived by husband, Rex Sr.; daughters, Primrose Leong-Nakamoto, Roxanne "Pua" Edayan and Tatiana Montez; sons, Rider and Rex Jr.; hanai daughter, Cathy Zamudio; brothers, Henry, Castle, Solomon and Herman Waiolama; sister, Carol Ramos; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 9 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
AI QIONG LIN MA, 68, of Honolulu, died Dec. 31, 2006. Born in Canton, China. A housewife. Survived by husband, Bing Yun; son, Kevin; daughters, Sandra Chan and Jennifer Lam; six grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; Taoist services; inurnment 10:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial park. No monetary donations. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
RAYMOND SHIGEYUKI MIZUNO, 76, of Kane'ohe, Hawai'i, died Jan. 7, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Postal Service. Survived by wife, Florence; sons, Earl and Dwight; daughter, Diane Higa; brother, Yoshimitsu; sisters, Jane Miyamura and Yukie Yakuma; three grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday, at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; private inurnment service at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery at a later date. No flowers. Aloha attire.
KENNETH MITSUNORI MORISHIGE, 75, of 'Aiea, died Jan. 6, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Lynne; daughter, Kenlie Ward. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
THELMA TOKIKO NAKATSU, 90, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 10, 2007. Born in Kaiakea, Hawai'i. A retired housekeeper at Hilo Hospital. Survived by sons, Myles and Milton; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 2 p.m.; burial to follow at 'Alae Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.
NORMAN EDWARD NUTTER, 67, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 28, 2006. Born in Freeport, Maine. Worked for many years at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Queen's Hospital. Survived by son, Jose Alberto Aponte; grandson, Raymond Aponte. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church; Elks memorial service 10:30 a.m.; Episcopal Mass 11 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to the Gregory House Project or the Shriners Hospital for Children. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MASAMITSU OKAMOTO, 79, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Jan. 13, 2007. Born in Kilauea, Kaua'i. A retired office superintendent with Olokele Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Carole; son, Chad; daughter, Lynn Campbell; mother, Itoe; brothers, Wilson and Herbert; sister, Florence Inouye; one granddaughter. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lihu'e Christian Church; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
HIROKO SATO OKUMURA, 83, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 2007. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired account clerk for Foremost Dairies. Survived by sons, Frederick and Peter; two grandchildren; brother, Kenzo Sato; sisters, Bessie Takeshita, Toshie Suzuki and Amy Aoki. Service 3 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JOSE "JOE" BORLING PAGENTE, 95, of Waipahu, died Dec. 22, 2006. Born in Basac, Siquijor, Philippines. Retired O'ahu Sugar Co. truck driver and a broiler chef at The Officers Club at Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by daughter, Connie Herolaga; hanai daughter, Melody Pajente; three granddaughters; eight great-granddaughters; sister, Eriberta Yurong. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; eulogy 10:30 a.m.; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Sunset Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
MASARU TANAKA, 89, of 'Aiea, died Dec. 26, 2006. Born in Waimanalo. A retired maintenance supervisor at Barbers Point. Survived by wife, Betty; son, Jon; daughter, Ann Teruya; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.
KIKUYO UYEMURA, 91, of Honolulu, died Jan. 6, 2007. Born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. A retired cook and owner of Ishii Garden Tea House. Survived by son, Stanley; caregiver/daughter-in-law, Frances; daughter, "June" Junko Ikehara; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Fred, James and Kenneth Morihara. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
BETTY JEAN FLANIK WOLTERS, 80, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 2007. Born in Northport, Wash. Retired. Survived by sons, Raymond Jr. and William; daughters, Carol Wolters and Susan Carson; brother, Warren Flanik; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. No service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.