Obituaries

Thursday, November 27, 1997


Harry A.C. Ah Loy,80, of Honolulu, a retired crane and heavy equipment operator with Hawaiian Dredging Co., died Nov. 4 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by sons Harry Jr., Francis, Mervin, Calvin and Shoji; daughters Elizabeth Mathias, Sadie Holani and Naomi Serdinia; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister Madeline Kahalewai. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire. Ashes will be taken to Maui Dec. 6. Private services followed by inurnment at Maui Memorial Park.

Masao Baba,98, of Molokai, a retired yard maintenance man from the Del Monte California Packing Corp., died Friday at home. Born in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan, he is survived by sons Walter S., Arthur T., Thomas K., Edward T. and Dennis S.; daughters Janet H. Dodds and Irene A. Higuchi; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great- grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Philip R. Boston,79, of Kailua-Kona and formerly of Maine, a retired owner and operator of P.R. Boston Inc. in North Berwick and Wells, died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. Born in North Berwick, Maine, he is survived by wife Connie, daughter June Myers, son David and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mokuaikaua Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1410 Punchbowl St., Honolulu 96826.

Shea K. Channels-McMurray,infant son of Gregory and Cynthia McMurray, died Nov. 13 in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Abede; grandparents Thomas and Barbara McMurray and Robert and Marion Channels; and great-grandmothers Mydear Wilson and Louise Ayala. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Margaret K. Cummings,86, of Kailua, a retired journalist, died Nov. 10 in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sister Marion Chee and brother Boyd Chee. Private services.

Kaye Dano,58, of Washington, formerly of Honolulu, died Nov. 15 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Pennsylvania, she is survived by husband Joseph P., son Seth, daughter Juana, brother Ronald Cassel and sister Joan Burgess. Services and cremation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 11 a.m.

George F. Hashimoto,60, of Honolulu, a retired travel industry executive, died Monday in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Japan, he is survived by son James, daughter Deirdre Shiozawa and sister Misako Winchester. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marvin H. Holi,57, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian musician, died last Thursday in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Rose; sons Jeremiah and Melvin; daughters Marvilyn “Hoku” Holi, Claudine Laloulu and Anna Aina; father John Jr.; sisters Beverly Higa, Lorraine Johnson, Ada Amina, Kuulei O’Malley, Charlotte Kalaola and Terrie Kaahaina; brothers Pola Piltz and Daniel and John Holi III; and 16 grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua Ward. Call after noon. Burial: Nanakuli Hawaiian Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dorothy J. Kaulukukui,62, of Waimanalo, a housekeeping supervisor at Bellows Air Force Base, died Sunday in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Wesley, Michael, John, Kevin, Noah and Bryan Cash and Charles Kaulukukui Jr.; brothers Daniel and Robert Rawlins; sisters Thelma Kaalau, Angeline Enos, June Azevedo and Carol Rawlins. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. George’s Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Louis A. Marciel,91, of Wailuku died Nov. 8 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Makawao, Maui, he is survived by wife Phoebe J., hanai son Duane Porter, brothers Herman and James, and sister Marie Cabrinha. Burial held.

David Martin,83, of Kaneohe, a retired camera department manager at Stewart Pharmacy, died Sunday in Honolulu. Born in Canton, Pa., he is survived by wife Dorothy, daughters Claire Kaeo and Jean Kamaunu, nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and sister Louise Lippoy. Services: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Luncheon to follow at 45-640 Anoi Road, Kaneohe, ue8 Keapuka Subdivision. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Victor Rickard,79, of Lahaina died Monday in Hale Makua, Kahului. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by son Victor; daughter Deborah L. Morimoto; sisters Agnes Gobeille, Helen Garcia and Patricia Nacua; and three grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.

Larry N. Saiki,74, of Seattle died Saturday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Shirley; sons Randall K., Terence M. and Michael A.; daughter Susan S. Saiki; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Japanese Presbyterian Church, Seattle. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Lucy M. “Joy” Serrano,56, of Honolulu, a former real estate agent, died Monday in Honolulu. Born in San Salvador, El Salvador, she is survived by sons William and Sergio, brothers Jose Revelo and Feliciano Hernandez, sister Martha Gutierrez and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Donations suggested to charity.

Arthur C. Sloggett,82, of Honolulu, a retired executive of Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc., died Nov. 18. He was also a retired lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. Born in Hamakuapoko, Maui, he is survived by wife Lydia E., son Arthur W., daughter Anne Oxenberg and 13 grandchildren. Graveside memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or American Cancer Society.

Vilai L. Su‘a,61, of Kaneohe died Nov. 15 in Wahiawa. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Randolph L. and sisters Elizabeth “Moana” Chang and Letly L. Sua. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Francis K.F. Wong,89, of Honolulu, retired vice president of City Bank, died Nov. 9 in Honolulu. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Edna, son Francis and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to charity. Private services.




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