Maria Cano Asuncion, 78, of Mililani, died Feb. 11, 2010. Born in Häna, Maui. Survived by sons, Clifford, Clarence and Leighton; daughters, Marylyn Leonard and Faith Biroan; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Joseph Ewin Chastain, 95, of Käneohe, died Feb. 16, 2010. Born in Lanagan, Mo. Retired minister at Church of the Nazarene in Ewa Beach and Honolulu. Survived by son, Jay; daughter, Joline Chang; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Service 7 p.m. Monday at Windward Church of the Nazarene. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Annie Kam Oi Lum Conching, 83, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 2010. Born in Olohena, Kauai. Served in the Women's Air Raid Defense during World War II; retired from Punahou School. Survived by sons, Grant, Lee, Dean, Duane, Todd and Mark; brothers, Benjamin, Joe, Lloyd and Raymond; sisters, Eva Shak, Christine Ikeda, Lydia Au, Ada, Elizabeth Takahashi and Francine Castro; seven grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Henrietta "Etta" Kealaonaona Costa, 63, of Kaläheo, Kauai, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Líhue, Kauai. Retired Yamaguchi Bus Enterprise bus driver. Survived by husband, Robert Sr.; sons, Alfred, Christopher and Wynson Rapacon; daughters Marcela Hornos and Abelena Watson; 15 grandchildren; brothers, Edward Sr., Edwin and Anson Panui, Leighton Jr., Kimo and Bruce Aipia; sisters, Charmaine and Moani Aipia and Rev. Luana Dotimas. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
Gladys W. De Costa, 72, of Pearl City, died Feb. 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Aloha Stadium custodian. Survived by daughter, Theresa; sons, Halford Lopes, Daniel Jr., Randall and Victor; sisters, Virginia Sabota and Wanda; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Donna Jane De Lima, 56, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 24, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Greeter for Walmart, Hilo. Survived by husband, Herbert "Sonny"; sons, Michael Williams Sr., Clayton Silva, Akilah Taylor, Chad and Eddie; daughters, Saylean "Nani" Barham and Kona Coe; father, John Silva; brothers, Bruce and John Silva; sisters, Jane "Jeannie" Silva, Ivanette Snyder, Lori McKinley and Susan Funaki; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sure Foundation Church, Hilo. Graveside urn committal service 10 a.m. Tuesday at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Section A. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
John Feliciano Galarza, 80, of Honolulu, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in Kalopa, Hawaii. U.S. Army Korean War veteran; retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co. Survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Peter Valentine Garcia Sr., 85, of Käneohe, died Feb. 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Army veteran; retired telegraphic operator. Survived by wife, Robertha; son, Peter Jr.; daughters, Vivian, Veronica Nakamura and Vanessa M. Barlan; 10 grandchildren; sisters, Blanche, Shirley and Carolanne. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.
Kejeje Glanry, 75, of Honolulu, formerly of Marshall Islands, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in the Marshall Islands. Manager for KITCO. Survived by sons, Hiram and Kennedy; daughters, Gwynn Rick, Nelind Abo, Youme Glanry-Anitok, Kejmi Aisen and Molly Atnej; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Manini. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at the Samoan Church of Hawaii, Nänäkuli; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church; service 11 a.m.; reception to follow. Burial 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Masuo Hata, 83, of Kailua, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Larry, Stanley and Edmund; daughter, Geraldine Shockley; sister, Edith Leggett; three grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Michael Yoshio Hirata, 97, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, died Feb. 14, 2010. Born in Puun[0xeb]n[0xeb], Maui. Painting contractor; served in 100th Battalion in Italy during World War II. Survived by wife, Violet; daughters, Jeannette Federspiel and Joyce Hancock; granddaughters, Kristy Cruger, Trishia Hancock and Alysia White. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery; reception 3 p.m. at the Daifukuji Soto Mission Hall. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Chang Ung Hong, 92, of Wahiawä, died Feb. 3, 2010. Born in South Korea. Retired health inspector with the Korean government. Survived by daughters, Sue Hee, and Sue Ae Yi; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Richard Shoichi Ikei, 91, of Käneohe, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired city building inspector. Survived by sons, Norman, Wilfred and Warren; daughters, Edie Takara and Karen Spellmeyer; two grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Katherine Umeno Kamemoto, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 9, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Vernon and Jon; daughter, Wanda Takita; four grandchildren; sister, Edith Inouye. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
May Natsuko KuboakaMay Natsuko Wood, 78, of Käneohe, died Feb. 18, 2010. Born in Käneohe. Retired Beachcomber and Sheraton Hotels pantry worker. Survived by sons, Harold and David Soto; daughters, Linda Copeland, Gail Nishiyama and Colleen Soto; sister, Flora "Flo" Kalaluhi; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. March 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service over the ashes 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Jacinta "Tintay" Fernandez Larita, 82, of Aiea, died Jan. 25, 2010. Born in Cebu City, Philippines. Retired Kuakini Medical Center housekeeper. Survived by daughter, Leticia Almario; sisters, Teresa and Macaria Fernandez, and Corazon Fernandez Sacaris; 25 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 41 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; program 10:30 a.m.; prayer service 11 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
David Wah Fat Mark, 74, of Kailua, died Feb. 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired First Hawaiian Bank tax officer. Survived by wife, Violet; daughter, Debra Jamieson; brothers, Clarence and Richard; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; interment of ashes 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
John Wayne McDermott, 89, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2010. Born in Denver. Principal in Fawcett McDermott Advertising Agency; author of a series of travel books "How To Get Lost and Found" and "Biography of Kelley's of the Outrigger"; travel columnist with Pacific Business News for 16 years; U.S. Army World War II veteran. Survived by daughters, Duffi and Kelli; stepson, Dennis Boyer; stepdaughter, Carol Renfrow; one granddaughter. Service 8 a.m. Friday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Donations to the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Loretta Silva Mills, 71, of Líhue, Kauai, formerly of Koloa, Kauai, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Gary and Michael Wilson; daughters, Jaquelyn Burfiend, Maureen Kahoopii, Linda Nani Seni, Patricia Moreno-Monroy, Jennifer Illingsworth and Kaili; sister, Helen Obrero; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Celebration of Life 11 a.m. Saturday at Old Koloa Church. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
James R. Moore, 50, of Waialua, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in Dekalb, Ill. Archeologist. Survived by parents, Richard and Janet; sisters, Julie and Rebecca. Service 4 p.m. today at 67-287 Kahaone Loop, Waialua. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Helen Lehua Noguchi, 80, of Käneohe, died Jan. 31, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired caregiver. Survived by daughters, Queenie Goo and Alec Young; sisters, Paddy Kakihara, Monrae Loveland, Marsha Rodrigues and Linda Cloward; brothers, Thomas Lum and Russell Algoso; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Roy "Longy" Satoru Oshiro, 71, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. Retired Department of Public Works civil engineer at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter. Survived by sons, Reid and Rod; daughter, Jill Funasaki; companion, Yoko Novajosky; mother, Sadie; brother, Melvin; sisters, Ethel Sumida and Jean Fujikawa; six grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Margaret Bo Sim Young Pang, 85, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Lincoln Elementary School teacher. Survived by children and grandchildren. Celebration of life 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Hawaii Heritage Center. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Toworu Shimizu, 86, of Waimea, Hawaii, died Feb. 16, 2010. Born in Waimea. Stockroom supervisor for Irvin Reader. Survived by wife, Alice; sister, Nanako Kawauchi; brothers, Chester, Shigeru and and Thomas. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo, Hawaii.
Clarence Ventura Sr., 64, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. Retired carpenter; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Raylynn; daughters, Tracy Tampos and Terrilynn; sons, Clarence "Bradsy" Jr. and Kelton; brothers John and Severo "Bado"; sisters, Rosario Ralleta, Antonia Balicanta, Josephine Amaral, Rose Alip, Priscilla Hetrick and Carmen Green; 15 grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. March 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa Ward; service 10 a.m.; lunch to follow. Aloha attire. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Irineo Dius Ventura, 75, of Mililani, died Feb. 18, 2010. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. packer. Survived by daughters, Vilma Ventura-Ramelb and Marina Grant; son, Venecio "Venice"; sisters, Primitiva, and Leonita Miguel; brothers, Rosendo and Joselivio; four grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church; family service 10:15 a.m.; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Everett "Ed" Watt, 93, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in Wyoming. Co-owner and operator of Hilo Equipment & Manufacturing Co.; owner of Computer Services Inc. and Hale Nui Flowers anthurium farm. Survived by son, James; daughters, Janet McCormick and Kathy Morton; sisters, Frances Showman and Marion Thrush; companion, Violet Nariyoshi; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.