Obituaries

Jackson Ross Stisher, 83

Jackson Ross Stisher, 83, of Wailuku, died on March 26, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Family services will be held at a later date.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mr. Stisher was born Jan. 2, 1932, in Wailuku, HI. He was an insurance agent for Atlas Insurance.Mr. ...

Louise Amelia Terry, 77

Louise Amelia Terry, 77 of Honolulu, died February 20, 2015, at Straub Clinic Hospital in Honolulu.Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Memorial Service at 10 a.m. Inurnment at 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.Leeward Funeral Home is ...

Alan Masami Watanabe, 88

Alan Masami Watanabe, 88, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on March 13, 2015 at his residence. He was born on August 9, 1926 in Wailuku, Maui.Alan retired from First Hawaiian Bank after 32 years of management and later retired from City Bank.Visitations will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at ...

Tomio “Tom” Kawachi, 90

Tomio "Tom" Kawachi, 90, of Kahului, died March 11, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Visitation will be 10:30am, April 4, 2015, at Nakamura Mortuary, with services at 11:30am. Inurnment will be 12:30pm, April 6, 2015, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mr. ...

Ronald Hideo Tamashiro, 72

Ronald Hideo Tamashiro, 72, of Kahului, passed away on March 22, 2015, at Hale Makua Kahului. He was born on August 27, 1942 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitation will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015, at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission, a ceremony by the Lions Club will begin at 4:45 p.m. with ...

Rose Fung Crawford, 89

Rose Fung Crawford, 89, of Kahului, died March 17, 2015, at Roselani Place.Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers or monetary gifts, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., Maui, or Hospice Maui.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Crawford was born ...

Elaine Mitsuko Goshi, 76

Elaine Mitsuko Goshi, 76, of Kula, died on March 8, 2015, at Kula Hospital.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Elaine was born Oct. 18, 1938, in Makawao, HI. She was a babysitter.Elaine was predeceased by her father, Harry Jitsuki Goshi, and brother, Stanley ...

Sylvia Harima, 87

Sylvia Fusako Harima, 87, of Kahului, died on March 2, 2015 at Hale Makua Wailuku.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Harima was born on April 26, 1927 in Puunene, Maui. She worked at the Royal Lahaina Resort for 20 years and retired in 1991 as manager ...

Margaret “Peggy” Minobe, 70

Margaret "Peggy" Minobe, born on November 21, 1944 in Wailuku, Maui, passed away on March 20, 2015 at home under the care of Hospice Maui and surrounded by her family. She was a devoted wife and mother.Services will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao, ...

Shizuyo “Patsy” Nakata, 91

Shizuyo "Patsy" Nakata, 91, of Wailuku, died on March 17, 2015, at Hale Makua, Kahului.Visitation will be 10am, April 2, 2015, at Nakamura Mortuary, with services at 11am. Inurnment will follow, 2pm, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Nakata was born ...

Jose Kalei Vasquez Jr., 19

Jose Kalei Vasquez Jr., 19, of Pukalani, Maui; passed away on March 9, 2015. He was born on March 16, 1995 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitations will be held on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Ballard Family Mortuary from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with service to begin at 7:00 p.m.; cremation to follow.He worked ...

Alan Masami Watanabe, 88

Alan Masami Watanabe, 88, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on March 13, 2015 at his residence. He was born on August 9, 1926 in Wailuku, Maui.Alan retired from First Hawaiian Bank after 32 years of management and later retired from City Bank.Visitations will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at ...

Eleanor L. DeGama, 70

Eleanor Leinaala DeGama, 70, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side on March 14, 2015.Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Maria Lanakila Church with Mass beginning at 10 a.m. A celebration of life will be held at Waiola Church ...

Sunao Kadooka, 96

Sunao Kadooka, 96 of Kainaliu, Hawaii died March 6 at Life Care Center of Kona.Visitation will begin at 3 p.m., memorial service at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at Kona Hongwanji in Kealakekua, Hawaii.Dodo Mortuary in Kona is assisting with the arrangements.Mr. Kadooka was born on July 23, 1918 in ...

Charles Kaeha Sr., 58

Charles Kaeha Sr., 58, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on March 4, 2015 at Hale Makua Kahului. He was born on February 4, 1957 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitations will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Ballard Family Mortuary from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with service over urn to begin at 10:00 ...

Jolene Kuulei Nakagawa, 53

Jolene K. Nakagawa, 53 of Haiku passed away in Wailuku on March 8, 2015. She was born on April 8, 1961 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitations will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Ballard Family Mortuary with visitation from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm; services over urn at 7:30 pm. Norman's Mortuary ...

Sadamu Okuni, 93

Sadamu Okuni, 93, of Haiku, died peacefully on March 9, 2015, at his residence in Haiku, under care from Islands Hospice and Bayada Home Health Care.Visitation will begin at 9:30a.m. Friday March 27, 2015 at Nakamura Mortuary, with the funeral service beginning at 10:30 a.m. A reception will ...

Clara Harriette Akina, 94

Clara Harriette Akina, 94, of Kahului, died March 12, 2015, at home, under the care of Hospice Maui.Visitation will be 9:30am, on March 23, at Christ the King Catholic Church, with Mass at 11:30am. Interment will follow, 12:30pm, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with ...

Joyce Rochelle Fredholm, 71

Joyce Rochelle Fredholm, 71, Our beloved mother, aunt, sister and grandmother passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on March 13, 2015. Born in the Bronx New York on May 15, 1943She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Fredholm. She was a loving mother to her three ...

Hanae Kimitsuka Yoneda, 96

Hanae Kimitsuka Yoneda, 96, of Kahului, died on Feb. 4, 2015, under the care of Hospice Maui.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Yoneda was born Nov. 27, 1918, in Wailuku, HI. She dedicated her life to her family and home.Mrs. Yoneda is survived by her ...