Obituaries

Friday, January 1, 1999


Bullet Ichio J. Arai, 73, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired pipefitter with the Department of Water Supply, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Beverley Ann; son Carlton S.; daughter Mona Lei; brother Albert M., and sisters Helen F. Aoki and Edna A. Mochizuki. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Alberto D. Cacho, 88, of Kihei, Maui, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Kevin; daughter Betty Bersamin, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Wake: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.

Bullet Barbara E. Dart, 63, of Waimea, Hawaii, a district supervisor for the Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Joseph III; daughters Cindy Rengulbai, Georgia “Jojo” Labrador and Darlette “Peewee” Miguel; brother Larry Ignancio; sister Maxine Nakamura, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea Ward. Services: noon Wednesday at the church. Call from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Entombment: Homelani Mausoleum in Hilo. Casual attire.

Bullet Dolly DeLima, infant daughter of Loretta “La” DeLima, died Nov. 22. She is also survived by sister Sasha-Lynn; grandparents Sweetheart and Jarry Galdeira and Roy and Laurie DeLima, and great-grandparents Bernice Martin and Loretta and Richard Higa. Call from 10 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial to follow.

Bullet Anthony K. Favinger-Kahoonei, 3, of Wahiawa, will be remembered in a Mass at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Michael's Parish in Waialua. The additional information for an obituary published Dec. 24 was provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Alejandro A. Gonatise, 90, of Honolulu, died Dec. 16 in Hale Nani Health Care Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Margaret Tuu and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 5 to 8 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Dr. George W. Henry, 79, of Honolulu, who taught at Shriners Hospital, died June 15. He was born in Idaho. He is survived by daughters Susan C. Norris and Nancy H. MacKenzie. Private services. Donations suggested to the Shriners Hospital, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96826.

Bullet Jennie L. Kaopuiki, 82, of Lanai City, died Saturday in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Daniel Jr.; sons Daniel III, Jeremiah and Stanley, and daughters Esther Botelho and Patsy Agnew. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kalanakila Oka Malamalama Ho‘omana O Ioredane Hou Church, Fifth Street. Call from 2 to 10 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Jubilee Kuewa, 79, of Nanakuli, a retired warehouse man from the Department of Army, died Tuesday in Kaiser Moanalua Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Jubilee N., Dennis S., Paul M. and Mark Y.; brothers Samuel and Gus, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Bullet Katherine M.K. Lacy, 73, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul L. Jr.; sons William A., Craig H. and Jon L.; daughter Sheryl Lacy Anderson, and seven grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or The Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association.

Bullet Dr. Chew Mung Lum, 76, of Honolulu, a retired physician at St. Francis Hospital, died Monday. He is survived by wife Pauline; sons Steven, David and Arthur; daughters Patrice Fujimoto and Paulette Wo; brothers Chew Nung and Clifford; sisters Kam Chin Young and Kam Wai Wee, and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. No flowers.

Bullet Dennis S. Marks, 49, of Waialua, an employee with the city Refuse Division-Pearl City, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Darrel and David Harroway and Dennis Jr. and Joseph Marks; daughters Desiree and Ana; parents Raymond and Lydia; brothers Raymond Jr. and Anthony; sister Lena, and nine grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church, 1403 California Ave. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Christina K. Nauahi-Kekauoha, 86, of Laie, a Polynesian Cultural Center retiree, died Saturday in Laie. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Hosea; sons Johnny and Gabriel Nauahi; daughters Henrietta Rudisill and Evangeline Miller; 31 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Sixth Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Bullet Tsukiyo Okagi, 93, of Honolulu, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Robert and Christopher and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nuuanu Ward. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet George S. Pires, 74, of Kaneohe, a state heavy equipment operator, died Dec. 24 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wilbert Ihu and Robert and John Pires; daughters Valerie Lam Ho and Mary Jane Pires; brothers Moses and James; sister Julia Duarte, 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 48-422 Kamehameha Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Steven K. Shiroma, 94, of Aiea, a retired Aloha Motors mechanic, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Shuri Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by wife Shizue; sons Stanley H. and Richard K.; daughter Jane T. Seto, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Jean Y. Takeuchi, 75, of Honolulu, a retired state clerk typist, died Dec. 15 in Antioch, Calif. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Charles; daughter Karyn; son Dr. Ernest; sister Margaret Kishida; brother Teruo Amano, and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Jan. 10 at Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Private burial. Contributions suggested to the church, c/o The Worthy Student Fund, 2313 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI.

Bullet Edward T. “Pollo” Uehara, 86, of Kahaluu and formerly of Kahuku, also known as Yago Kushinka, died Dec. 24 in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Center. He was a retired president of Pollos Market. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Gladys S.; sons Herbert T. and Cary K.; daughter Theresa Y. Oshiro; brother Kenjiro; sisters Yukiko Uyehara, Florence Y. Hanashiro, Hanako “Bessie” Hoe, Billie Y. Sugai and Grace N. Ehara, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet John A. “Bonny” Vannatta, 68, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Koko Marina Ono Shave Ice, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Joan; sons John, Mark and Steven; daughters Linda Vannatta and Cindy Newburg; brother William, and two granddaughters. No services. Donations suggested to Hawaii State Library of the Blind, 402 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815 or the American Heart Association.

Bullet Theresa D. Ventura, 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joaquin Jr., James and Damon; daughters Lillian Ventura and Lorraine Amaral, 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Kapaa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Wai Fun Wong, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Ming Palace waitress, died last Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Guang Dong, China. She is survived by husband Kam Wo; son Galen C.K.; daughter Joyce P.Y. Cabagbag; sister Pik Wan Luis, and four grandchildren. Taoist services: noon to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.



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