Rodney Soo Yong Ahn, 58, of Kalalau, Kauai, died Feb. 14, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. State Department of Education substitute teacher with Kauai Schools. Survived by brother, Nolan; sisters, Lorna Muraoka, Suzanne Matsumoto and Maxine Akita. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at Kekaha Harbor House; service 3 p.m.; scattering of ashes. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nä Pali Coast Ohana. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
Michael Andrew Bell Jr., 36, of Käneohe, died March 17, 2010. Born in Udorn, Thailand. Painter. Survived by fiance, Wanda Samson; sons, Michael, Jonathan Sithisakdi Gaopoa and Kealohaoahonui Kaalakea Sithisakdi Bell-Samson; daughters, Jamilyn Alistasia Mele, Jazmine Cecelia, Mya Tahsani and Isabella; parents, Michael Sr. and Samrit; grandparents, James Sr. and Cecelia Ann. Visitation 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 9 a.m. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Helen Advercula Calimpong, 82, of Ewa Beach, died March 18, 2010. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by sons, Kenneth, Richard and Andre; daughters, Josie Castro, Patricia Miller, Abbie and Sharon; brother, Sammy Opaon; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; service 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Francine "Fran" Momi Marquez Ching, 33, of Kapaau, Hawaii, died March 19, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Hapuna Beach Honolua Surf Co. in Waikoloa sales associate. Survived by husband, Rockne "Pake"; sons, Micah Marquez-Ching, Railen, and Clyson Igarashi-Marquez; parents, Richard and Amaleta "Leta" Marquez; sisters, Kennilyn Wright, Tracy Koki and Annette Marquez-Ware. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gospel of Salvation Church, Kohala; celebration of life 11 a.m. to noon; reception to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
Rodolfo "Rudy" Tabalno Dabbay, 66, of Mililani, died March 5, 2010. Born in Aparri, Philippines. Retired Dole Pineapple forklift driver. Survived by wife, Januaria; daughter, Judy Masaki; sister, Arsenia Castro; brother, George Lucero; three grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
Vicente Dumbrique, 89, of Líhue, Kauai, died March 7, 2010. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. Ground maintenance with Old Koloa Town. Survived by wife, Gliceria; son, Aurelio; daughters, Naty Lorenzo, Tessie Hyde, Elizabeth Gabriel and Dolly Schneider; sisters, Diega Ancheta and Florentian Pecho. Visitation 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church; Mass to follow; burial at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
Alfredo Miguel Esteban, 82, of Ewa Beach, died March 11, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired maintenance man at United Methodist Church in Kähala. Survived by wife, Jovita; daughter, Agustina Acdan; sons, Juan and Alfredo Jr.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Steve; sisters, Josefina Parado, Rufina and Lydia Valenzuela and Mildred Pascua. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m.; Saturday at the mortuary; program 11 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Josephine "Fina" Fontes, 79, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 17, 2010. Born in Keaau, Hawaii. Retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. forewoman. Survived by son, Ellsworth Sr.; brothers, Vincente and Robert Rosario, Abel Medina and Primitivo Gualdarama; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. March 30 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. March 31 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mauna Kea Memorial Park, Kaieie Homestead Road, Päpaikou. Flowers and lei welcome. Casual attire.
Leatrice Shizue Suzumoto Gima, of Kailua, died March 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired special education teacher and counselor at Waiähole, Kapunahala and Fern Elementary Schools. Survived by son, Preston; daughter, Pauline Rediger; sister, Mary DeAngelo; four grandchildren. Visitation 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 3:30 p.m.; reception to follow. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Clara Kiyome Higashihara, 92, of Pearl City, died March 7, 2010. Born in Mountain View, Hawaii. Retired barber. Survived by daughters, Vivian Kaneko and Faith Pottenger; brothers, Shigeru and Kiyoshi Shimizu; sisters, Stella Sasabe and Kikue Furukawa; four grandchildren. Private service held. Donations to St. Francis Hospice West-Ewa. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Wilfred Sang Seong Lee, 83, of Kapahulu, died March 8, 2010. Born in Käneohe. Retired apartment manager; veteran of the U.S. Army's 58th Signal Battalion during World War II. Survived by son, Clayton; brother, Donald; sisters, Ethel Tan, Beatrice Wing and Helen Lum. Visitation 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; prayer service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Robert "Bobby" Ah Hook Maikai Sr., 76, of Mililani, died March 8, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Farrington High School graduate; retired employee of Hawaiian Telephone Co. with 33 years of service; U.S. Marines Corps veteran. Survived by wife, Loretta; sons, Robert Jr. and Derek; daughters, Sandra, Merrilee Maikai-St. Louis and Victoria; five grandchildren; brothers, Fred and Francis. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers.
Raymond Hiroshi Makiya, 73, of Käneohe, died March 6, 2010. Born in Puunene, Hawaii. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electronic technician foreman. Survived by wife, Ellen; son, Mark; daughter, Elena Williams; brother, Herbert; sister, Jean; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Kiyoshi Miyahira, 89, of Wailuku, Maui, died March 12, 2010. Born in Puunene, Maui. Retired general contractor in the construction industry. Survived by sons, Richard and Patrick; daughter, Earline Kihara; brother, Yasunobu; sisters, Yukie Hanai and Otome Saiki; four grandchildren ; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. today at Nakamura Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. tomorrow at Maui Memorial Park. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts).
Debra "Debbie" Sachiko Nagaoka, 46, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Wahiawä, died Feb. 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Financial Analyst at ITT in Los Angeles. Survived by sisters, Diane Siperly, Karen Yamamoto, Sandra, and Carol Winn; nieces, Christine, Amy Siperly, Sarah Yamamoto and Izabelle Winn; nephews, Zacharey and Mackenzie Winn. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 to 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Dr. Harry Man Sang Park, 84, of Honolulu, died March 16, 2010. Born in South Korea. Retired author of medical text books in Korea. Survived by wife, Kyung Soon "Kay"; sons, Dale and Eugene; sisters, Yu Soon, Yu Yim and Yu Yea; nieces; nephews. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11 a.m; graveside service 2 p.m. at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Peter Eric Rodrigues, 51, of Ewa Beach, died March 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Plumber. Survived by wife, Rosalind; sons, Shaun and Peter; daughter, Sharla; parents, Henry and Mildred; brother, Henry Jr.; sister, Julie Montiho; three grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 9 a.m.; private burial.
Frank Roylo, 72 of Palm Harbor, Fla., died Feb. 11, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. U.S. Air Force veteran; worked for Pan American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Survived by wife, Arleen; daughters, Lori Trenis and Adriane; son, Lance Palani; sisters, Annie Bailado and Mary Yambaw; brothers, Charles, Frank Suan and Jose Cole. Service in July in Hawaii. Arrangements by Florida Direct Cremation and Burial Society.
Ruth Chieko Sakuda, 96, of Honolulu, died March 12, 2010. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. Retired Standard Register secretary. Survived by son, David; daughters, Anna Ragle and Susan Nomura; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
Vincent "Jim" J. Sorino, 89, of Honolulu, died March 5, 2010. Born in Middletown, N.Y. Retired technology tech for the federal government; World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by brother, Pasquale "Pat"; nieces; nephews. Committal service 9:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Christine Etsuko Tirrell, 58, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 9, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Survived by daughter, Shelly Napoleon; stepsons, Michael, and Wesley DeMotta; stepdaughters, Piilani Royston, Lehua Iopa and Ui; hänai sons, Kyle, and Noah Royston; grandchildren. Gathering noon Sunday at the family residence. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
Alfredo "Uncle Al" Tolentino, 73, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Army sergeant first class; tour bus driver; USDA inspector at the Honolulu Airport. Survived by wife, Elanie; sons, Alfred Jr., Reno and Jensen; daughters, Aletta Paracuellas and Heather; stepsons, Robert and Erin; brothers, Leo and Salang; sister, Josephine Rasmussen; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 7 p.m. Inurnment Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Rose Pestano Valdez, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 16, 2010. Born in Glenwood, Hawaii. Retired Hilo Bay Hotel housekeeper. Survived by daughters, Barbara Ward, Dorothy Lee, Sharon Querbuin and Sheila; sisters, Caroline Poha and Alice Laikupu; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service 6 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Homelani Memorial Park (Section 4). Flowers and lei welcome. Casual attire.
Wyatt "Woody" R. Wood, 89, of Wahiawä, died March 9, 2010. Born in Charlottesville, Va. Retired U.S. Army major; also a World War II veteran. Survived by sons, Wyatt Jr. and Colgate; daughters, Cheri Worsham, Leigh Cruz and Becky Hamili; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.