Obituaries

Alexander G. Ventura, 37

Alexander G. Ventura, 37, of Lahaina, passed away on October 18, 2014, at his home with the kind and compassionate care of Hospice Maui. He was born on December 13, 1976, in Wailuku.Private services will be held later.Alexander was an Imu Ceremony Prep Cook at Old Lahaina Luau. He had many ...

Glenn Tsuchiyama, 64

Glenn Tsuchiyama, 64, died September 6, 2014.To all of my friends, we will be friends foreverthanks for everything. Always remember me with a smile.Private service held.Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com

Agustin Patao Pelayo, 81

Agustin P. Pelayo, 81, of Kahului, passed away on October 11, 2014 at home under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born August 28, 1933 in Ag-gay Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.Services will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku, with visitation from ...

Tsugio Yamasaki, 92

Tsugio Yamasaki, 92, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on October 17, 2014 at Hale Makua Kahului. He was born on August 4, 1922 in Puunene, Maui. He was a Machinist by trade and worked in the Engineering Department at the Maui Surf Hotel before retiring to do what he loved best fishing.Private ...

Tamio Futa, 93

Tamio Futa, 93, of Kula, died on Sept. 20, 2014, at his home.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mr. Futa was born on Feb. 12, 1921, in Honolulu, HI. He owned and operated Futa Lures.Mr. Futa is survived by his sons Stanley Futa, Stephen Futa, Gerald (Marcia) ...

Thomas Brownlee Hubble, 63

Thomas Brownlee Hubble, 63, of Wailuku, died on Oct. 13, 2014, at Hale Makua, Kahului.Visitation will be Oct. 22, 4:30pm, at Nakamura Mortuary, with services at 5:30pm. Inurnment will be Oct. 24, 12:30pm, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mr. Hubble was born ...

Elena Ibarra Ibanez, 95

Elena I. Ibanez, 95, of Kahului passed away on October 13, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born December 19, 1918 in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.Services will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Norman's Mortuary, with visitation from 9:00 am; services at 11:00 am; ...

Violet Susan Paneto Javier, 69

Violet Susan Paneto Javier, 69, of Pukalani, passed away on October 15, 2014, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on June 6, 1945, in Hana.Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Visitation ...

Mary T. Kahihikolo, 72

Mary T. Kahihikolo, 72, of Wailuku passed away on October 11, 2014 at her residence in Wailuku, Maui. She was born on September 25, 1942 in Wailuku, Maui.Services will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Norman's Mortuary. Visitation will be at 6:00 pm with services at 7:00 pm. Norman's ...

Mary N. Kealoha, 60

Mary N. Kealoha, 60, of Wailuku, Maui; passed away on October 13, 2014 at Valley Hospital in Las Vegas. She was born on February 28, 1954 in Puunene, Maui. She worked at MEO as a Bus Driver and later became a Homemaker.Visitations will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Norman's Mortuary in ...

Bette Kai’ulani Purdy, 61

Bette Kai'ulani Purdy, 61, of Wailuku, died on Sept. 15, 2014 at her home under the care of Hospice Maui.Visitation will begin at 1p.m. Sun., Oct. 26 at Kaahumanu Church, with a service at 2p.m. Scattering of Ashes will be at a later date.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. ...

Jeanette Tomeko Sato, 85

Jeanette Tomeko Sato, 85, of Wailuku, died on Oct. 8, 2014, at home, under the care of Hospice Maui.Private services were held. In lieu of flowers or koden, the Sato requests all donations may be made to Hospice Maui. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Sato was born Dec. 9, 1928, ...

Cherylayne Gigi Schmitt, 53

Cherylayne K. Schmitt, 53, of Kihei passed away on October 11, 2014 in Wailuku, Maui. She was born on January 08, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii.Services will be held Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm, at her hale. Norman's Mortuary assisted with arrangements.She cherished her Hawaiian Heritage. ...

Judge Yoshio Shigezawa, 83

Judge Yoshio Shigezawa, 83, of Wailuku, passed away on September 22, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on March 18, 1931 in Wailuku.He was a graduate of H.P. Baldwin High School, the University of Hawaii, and Harvard Law School.Yoshio served in the United States Air Force ...

Kenneth Masaichi Shimizu, 90

Kenneth Masaichi Shimizu, 90, formerly of Kahului, passed away on Sept. 19, 2014, in Wailuku.Visitation will be held on Oct. 25, 9:30am, at Nakamura Mortuary, with services at 10:30am. The Shimizu family requests no flowers, please.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mr. Shimizu ...

Janet Sumei Shiratori, 97

Janet Sumie Shiratori passed away surrounded by loved ones on Oct. 8, 2014. She was born on Feb. 1, 1917 in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii to Owari & Yuhei Shino. She was married to Harold Keiichi Shiratori on March 19, 1939 at the Shinto Daijingu Temple of Lahaina in Maui, Hawaii. She was ...

William Theodore Carroll, Jr., 91

William Theodore Carroll, Jr., 91, of Kahului, died on Oct. 4, 2014, at home, under the care of Hospice Maui.Visitation will be Oct. 16, 9:30am, at Christ the King Church, with services at 10:30am.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mr. Carroll was born on Nov. 16, 1922, in Little ...

Wannette Iwalani Sarsona, 60

Wannette Iwalani Sarsona, 60, of Makawao, Maui; passed away on October 8, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on July 20, 1954 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She worked as a waitress at Kitada's Restaurant.Visitations will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Ballard Family Mortuary from ...

Jane Tomie Omori, 95

Jane Tomie Omori, 95 of Honolulu passed away on Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui on August 3, 1919.Jane was a retired Cafeteria worker.Services will be at Wailuku Hongwanji Maui on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.She is survived by Sons, Wayne and ...

Nancy Jean Larson, 58

Nancy Jean Larson, 58, of Haiku, Maui; passed away on October 8, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on December 19, 1955 in Stanwood, Washington.Nancy worked as Firefighter in Freeborn Fire Department District 14 back in Washington. She also was an instructor for Karate with a ...