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Issachar L Akaka

Funeral held at LaPaloma 5450 Stephanie St. Las Vegas, NV. 89122 :  August 9, 2014   2pm - 3pm 2014-08-03 19.32.44_resized

With heavy hearts and a torrent river of tears my family and I would like to inform all extended family and friends of my Son Issachar Laa’lanikuakaa Akaka, passing on July 20, 2014 at a tender age of 18.  Issachar grew up on the island of Lanai. He loved learning how to play several instruments, the ukulele, guitar, piano, Tahitian.

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John Spellman

DeeDee with her DadaJohn Spellman Sr. (48 years old) had a sudden heart attack Wednesday, 7-23-2014 and was taken from us. He leaves behind his wife, Selena, his older kids, Stacey & John Jr, his step kids, Jacob & Hailey, and our youngest daughter Deanna. John was a die-hard Denver Bronco fan and loved to fish whenever he could. He was most happy at home or spending time with his family. During his last few days he took his family out to Lake Mead and was the only 1.
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John Anthony Lugo

John Anthony Lugo

September 13, 1973 - July 25, 2014

John Anthony Lugo, 40, of Henderson, Nevada, passed away Friday, July 25th .  He was born in the Bronx, New York on September 13th 1973 to Carmen Ivette Lugo.  John graduated from Seward Park High School.  He was married to Adriana Concepcion Lugo on March 26th, 2011.

John was an active member of the Saint Thomas More Catholic Community Church.  He had a contagious smile and was a practical joker.  He loved to travel and he loved helping people that were in need. .

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Dawn Barile

20140728_144818-1Dawn A. Barile, 62, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home, Thursday July 24, 2014. Born in Albany, NY, Dawn resided in Colonie, NY until 1972 when she decided to move to Las Vegas with her husband, Wayne P. Barile Sr. Dawn and Wayne have been married for 46 years and raised two boys, Wayne P. Barile Jr. (Dawn Paturzo) and Todd M. Barile (Lisa). Dawn, born January 17, 1952, is predeceased by her parents, John (Jack) Chidsey Sr. and R. Joan Chidsey as well as her in-laws,.
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Tiffany Porto-Dahl

Back Camera Back Camera After a 2 year battle with Celiac Disease, Hashimoto Thyroiditus, and Multiple Sclerosis, Tiffany Lynn Porto-Dahl slipped into Cardiac Arrest and sadly passed away on 7/21/14.  Her husband Jim,  their two children Jack and Anna, her mother Deborah, and aunt Donna, survive her.  Beyond being beautiful inside and out, Tiffany was loving, caring, ambitious, and passionate about life.  One of her favorite passions in life was to help homeless animals by frequently donating to the Nevada SPCA,.
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Patrick Francis Quinn

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The world lost an amazing person, Captain Patrick Francis Quinn, who died on July 22, 2014 in the arms of his son, Brian Patrick Quinn, and surrounded by his wife of 25 years, Gail Quinn and his lifetime friend, Dr. Brian Mullin of Scranton Pennsylvania.  Patrick, born January 5, 1945, died after a long battle with cancer.  He and his wife shared their lives with children Brian Patrick Quinn, Michele Quinn, and Nicole Quinn. He is also survived by his nephew John DePrimo and wife Debora Brundage DePrimo.
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Sherman Maurice Ford

UntitledSherman Maurice “Elliott” Ford, Jr., was born on October 10, 1967 in Long Beach, California to the late Lillie Mae and Sherman Ford, Sr. He was raised by his Grandmother, Annie Laura Whitaker, “Madea”. Madea loved Sherman and raised him with a stern hand. Almost every summer, Madea and Sherman traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to visit family, on the Trailways Bus (which later turned into Greyhound). Sherman loved the summer trips with Madea and was fascinated by the bus system. He wanted to drive the bus and became a bus driver for.
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Ronald Lance Rowles

UntitledRonald Lance Rowles, 67, a veteran of Vietnam and computer programmer, passed away June 4, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, but lived most of his life in Las Vegas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Rowles and Agnes Marie Barbour Couch. He married his wife Afton Adele Bowen in the St. George LDS Temple Jan. 30, 1971. He is survived by his wife and his children, Dale (Roberta), Daniel (Ranae), Shawn (Melissa), Steven, Judy, and Andrew,.
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Jose Antonio Aponte

img035 2 (1)After a long battle with cancer, Jose A. Aponte, lost the fight on 05/23/2014. Jose found peace in good things in life like taking care of his great grand-daughter, Riley, which was his pride and joy. He loved to travel with his sister, Francisca, to visit his family. His favorite sport was baseball. He liked to watch the Chicago Cubs and he loved watching wrestling/WWF with his grandson Marc. He was a great dad, brother, grandfather and great grand father. In his last days hearing music and.
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Donald Francis Helm

IMG_3248Donald Francis Helm, a Friend to all, passed away at home, after his valiant struggle with Pancreatic Cancer.   A Las Vegas native, he was born April 8, 1937 and died May 27, 2014. An active sportsman, athlete and hunter, he graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1956, where he lettered in all sports.  He played basketball for BYU and later for (what was then) Nevada Southern University, where he was an outstanding basketball player. He was a member of the first basketball team when the school was re-named the University of.
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