Obituaries

Monday, June 29, 1998


Saturday, June 27, 1998

Bullet Cornelia D. Alfeche,75, of Ewa Beach died last June 20 in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Cecilia Wood and Jane Oamilda; brother Florentino Duterte; sister Apolinaria Castillo; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Rosary and prayer services to follow. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Rosa S. Baliguat,65, of Ewa Beach died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Mamerto F. “Mert”; sons Mamerto P. Jr. and Russell; daughter Nedra Lanakila; mother Ignacia Guzman; brothers Lorenzo, Eustaquio and Tony Guzman and Clito Baliguat; sister Catalina Godfrey; and 10 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Benita B. Campos,69, of Waianae died June 17 at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Deem; sons Mario B. Bisol and Edwardo S. Bermoy; daughter Ruth B. Picarra; brother Norberto S. Bermoy; sister Gregoria B. Bisol; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Isidoro P. Castaneda,63, of Kau, Hawaii, a retired equipment operator for the former Kau Sugar Co., died Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cleotilde P.; daughters Aurea, Dorothy, Marigold and Deslynn; son Roland; brothers Leocadio, Felipe and Candido; sisters Alejandria and Martina Castaneda and Juliana Anicoche; and four grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Cipriano J. Corpuz,65, of Ewa Beach, an employee at the Plaza Hotel housekeeping department, died Wednesday at home. He was also a custodian at the Financial Plaza. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonida D.; sons Rogelio D., Dante D., Johnny D. and Orlando D.; brothers Marcelino, Felipe and Eugenio; and two grandsons. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Lynette L. Gunda,61, of Pearl City died June 20 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Yoshi; daughter Jo-Ann H.; and brother Norman A. Souza. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Chiaki Kato,71, of Kona, Hawaii, died yesterday at home. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by son Dave; daughters Sharon Murakami and Lianne Masutomi; brothers Mikio and Shigeo; sisters Haruko Tagawa, Toshiko Fusato and Nobuko Shimamoto; and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Richard H. Kato,71, of Elmhurst, Ill., died yesterday in Elmhurst Extended Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathy; sons Richard Jr. and Thomas; daughter Margaret Slawek; sister Gladys Kono, June Anamizu and Mildred Miura; and brother Kenneth. Services on the mainland. Entombment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Older Adult Services, 9375 Church Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016. Aloha or casual attire.

Bullet Yaeko “Grace” Kawamata,83, of Haleiwa died June 16 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Satoru; daughter Sumiko Yamasaki; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Antone P. Lopes,96, of Honolulu died June 16 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Emery; daughters Evelyn Reis, Velma Lopeti and Pricilla Mossman; hanai granddaughter Angelique Lenwal; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Bullet Vincent D. Lovett,75, of Aiea, a retired administrative and operations officer for the U.S. Navy, died Thursday in Aiea. He was born in Cambridge, Mass. He is survived by wife Marion; sons Mark and Steven; daughter Margaret Lovett-Sauer; brother John; two stepchildren; and three grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Call after 1 p.m. Reception: Fleet Reserve Association. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Gilbert H.C. Lum,75, of Honolulu died June 19 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Alfred. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Toshie Okamura,74, of Lahaina died yesterday at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Charlene Hayashida and Gale Nakata; brother Masashi Miyashita; sisters Itoko Sueyoshi, Kiyoko Miyashita, Kimiko Yagi and Shizue Tsumura; and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Lahaina Shingon Shu. Casual attire.

Bullet Garry E. Robertson,89, of Kailua, a retired state administrator, died Monday in Kailua. He was born in Bozeman, Mont. He is survived by wife Itha M.; daughter Beth Irwin; sons Larry and Garry O.; stepdaughter Carolee Robinette; stepson Kaye C. Robinette; and four grandchildren. Memorial services on the mainland.

Bullet Maraena M. “Sista” Sanford,56, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired supervisor, died June 20 in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael, Kini and David Kaleikini and Alexander P. Sanford; daughters Mary-Ann Miner, Jennie Lefiti, Becky Kaleikini and Pamela Kaai; brothers Frank Kaahu, John Kahana, Vernon Cox, Pisaga Maiava and Hale Lake; 23 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fourth Ward, Hauula mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Tadami Shoda,89, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died June 18 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Facility. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane A.; sons Gregory M. and Lester N.; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet William S. Smylie,77, of Honolulu, retired from the military and civil service, died June 20 in Honolulu. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by companion Hyacintha Hesson; a brother; sisters; and a niece. Private scattering of ashes at sea.

Bullet Arthur S. Yanagisako,64, of Wahiawa, a retired pipefitter with Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died June 17 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers Harold T. and Clarence T.; and sisters Irene Newcom and Laura T. Chee. Private services.


Monday, June 29, 1998

Bullet Francis L. Maika‘i, 68, of Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Pearl City, died May 29 in Lancaster, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Francis and Daniel; daughters Cissy and Mele; sister Geraldine Hewett; and seven grandchildren. Service, with honors over ashes: 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Columbarium Committal Court of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.



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