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Maui Obituary Notices: Week of Aug.18, 2019

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September 6, 1923 – August 6, 2019

Takeo Ono, 95, of Hilo, passed away on July 20, 2019 at Pōhai Mālama. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. He was a Civilian interpreter for the U.S. Army, truck driver for Yamada & Sons, and a custodian for Hilo High School. He was a part of the Ahualani Kumiai, and a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin.

Private memorial services were held. The family requests no koden or flowers.

Takeo is survived by spouse Sueko Ono of Hilo, Hawaiʻi; sons Richard (Cheryline) Ono of Kealakekua, Hawaiʻi, Kenneth (Tricia Kezeli) Ono of Captain Cook, Hawaiʻi; Daughter Janice “Jan” (John) Kaniho of Hilo; six grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

November 27, 1946 – August 7, 2019

Anthony Vincent Vitale, 72, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on Aug. 7, 2019, under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on Nov. 27, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan.


Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Ballard Family Mortuary; prayer service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Ballard Family Mortuary; burial will follow, 1 p.m., at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao.

Anthony was a retired Electronic Draftman at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company. He is survived by his wife, Ma Mariza Vitale; son, Michael (Erika) Vitale; and brother, Joseph Vitale.

Chiyoko Napuunoa

March 3, 1924 – August 2, 2019

Chiyoko Napuunoa, 95 of Makawao, Maui passed away on Aug. 2, 2019 at Islands Hospice Home in Kahului. She was born in Osaka, Japan to the late Kumakichi and Mitsu Yamamura on March 3, 1924.  She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest K. Napuunoa who passed away in 1997; her son Mark who passed away in 1987.

Services will be held at St. Ann’s Church in Waiheʻe on Saturday Aug. 24, 2019. Visitation to begin at 9 a.m. with Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Lunch to follow at 11 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church. Burial to follow lunch will be at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Kahakuloa where Chiyoko will join her husband and son.

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Island’s Hospice home who provided loving care and support to her during the many months of her illness.

Coreen Mulkey


July 13, 1949 – July 30, 2019

She is survived by her husband, John W. Mulkey, of Mountain View; sons, Alfred Correia Jr., Donovan Correia, and Michael “Mika” Mulkey, of Mountain View; daughters, Michele Correia of Mountain View, and Michelle (Clint) Uyehara of Waimea; brother Charles (Lynette) R. Pao Jr., of Mililani; sisters, Charmaine (Eugene) Caster, of Ft. Bragg, Claudia (Louis) Fuata, of Rancho Santa Margarita, and Claire (William) Arhelger of Hawaiian Beaches; sisters-in-law, Beatrice Pao of Hawaiian Beaches, and Sherrie Pao of Mililani; five grandchildren, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Mass service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Mountain View. A memorial and celebration of life will be held on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 with details to be announced. Sympathy cards may be sent to Mulkey ʻOhana, PO Box 721, Kurtistown, Hawaiʻi, 96760.

Condolences to:

Marissa Gallardo Tan
April 24, 1968 – July 28, 2019

Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at Ballard Family Mortuary; prayer service starts at 7:30 p.m.; burial will be held in the Philippines at a later date.Marissa was a Laundry Attendant at Aliʻi Linen. She is survived by her husband, Lolito Tan; daughters, Liezel Elizabeth G. Tan (Maui Akana), Mhay G. Tan-Que (Kevin), Mharicar G. Tan (Sherwin Tumaneng); son, Mark Johndel Tan; siblings, John Gallardo, Marife Gallardo, Christopher Gallardo; and one grandson, David Ezra Tan.


Andre Victor Parijs
September 22, 1953 – July 28, 2019

On Sunday, July 28, 2019, Andre of Kula and Haʻikū, Maui, loving brother and son, passed away at the Maui Memorial Medical Center.

Andre was born on Sept. 22, 1953 in the Netherlands to Manfried W. and Dora L. Parijs. He was raised in Wahiawā and graduated from Leilehua High School in 1971. After high school, he moved to Maui to attended the Maui Community College (now the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College) and later began his career in construction.

Upon his father’s death in 2007, he selflessly became his mother’s primary caregiver. He loved surfing, fishing, family and friends. In his younger years, he also had a talent and passion for shaping surfboards. He was a very giving and generous person. In 2005, his team proudly won the Halloween Shootout Fishing Tournament with a 396 pound Marlin.

Andre is survived by his mother Dora; brother Jeffrey; two sisters Jennifer (Perry) and Sharon (Dettloff); seven nieces; two nephews; four grand nephews; and one grand niece.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 at the Haʻikū Community Center (11 a.m., Pot Luck Lunch at noon). His ashes will be spread in Keʻanae on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.

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