Obituaries

Tuesday, January 12, 1999


Bullet Rose-Mary “Mona” Baptiste, 73, of Honolulu, a retired research analyst for First Hawaiian Bank, died Saturday Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Melville “Buddy”; brother Albert Souza, and sisters Margaret Coates and Catherine Beatriz. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Loreto B. “Benny” Benzon, 88, of Kapolei, who worked for Libby Corp. and Dole Cannery, died Friday in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a newspaper deliverer for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Alan W. Benzon and Michael Whitaker and three grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Andrea T. “Ann” Bowen, 81, formerly of Hawaii, died Dec. 6 in Del Mar, Calif. She is survived by children James R. Bowen, Lolita L. Gebhardt and Jann B. Keni, 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Bullet Mariano M. Cachola, 90, of Honolulu died Jan. 4. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Ernesto, Mariano Jr., Romy, Rudy and Pepe; daughter Mary Ann Teano; brothers Eugene, Magno and Osmundo; sister Tomasa, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Jose B. “Joseling” Cardenas, 77, of Honolulu, a retired custodian, died Nov. 28 in the Philippines. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Candida; son Steven; brother Antonio, and sisters Corazon Madarang, Carmela and Aida Cardenas and Cristina Miguel. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: noon Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Frances Y.L. Chung, 67, of Pearl City, a former employee at Pearl Harbor Shipyard, died Friday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Waimalu. She is survived by husband Wilfred Y.S.; son Jeffrey Y.W.; daughters Beverly Y.H. Lau, Deanna K.C. Rasmussen and Cynthia K.H. and Ellen-Marie K.H. Chung; sisters Victoria Trinidad and Lai Kin Abregana, and five grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Antonio P. Cuaresma, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a bookkeeper for Kauai Electric, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons James and Robert; daughter Marilyn Labrador, and eight grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Yukio Dohi, 90, of Pearl City died Dec. 19 at home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by sons Donald and Dennis; daughters Loretta Iwasa and Vivian Sekiya; sister Donna Simao and four grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Lucile E. Doughtie, 97, of Kailua, a retired teacher, died Jan. 4 in Kailua. She was born in Georgia. She is survived by son Claude, sister Margaret Jewell and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Kay K. Goda, 80, of Honolulu, a retired forewoman for California Packing Corp., died Jan. 1 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by husband Henry M.; son Thomas M.; daughter Carolyn H. Fujita; sister June K. Hirokawa, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Bullet Harue Hayama, 83, of Kona, Hawaii, died Sunday in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Herbert; daughters Elaine Sugiyama and Irene Higashi; brothers Torao, Kiyoshi and Masaru Deguchi; sisters Sugi Sugai, Tomoyo Yokota and Michiko Enomoto, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Harry T. Kamano, 79, of Manoa, a retired captain for the Honolulu Fire Department, died Thursday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Elsie, son Michael, daughters Arlene Merritt and Jan Kamano, brother Dr. Dennis, sisters Patsy Mau and Harriet Fukumoto, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Bullet Kemamo M. “Kimo” Ki‘ilehua II, 79, of Hawaii Kai, a retired Oahu Circuit Court of Honolulu clerk/bailiff, died last Tuesday. He was also a reserve police officer. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Elaine S. “Kamele,” son Isaac P.H. Keli‘i, sister Uluhani O'Sullivan and brother Alexander. Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Church of the Crossroads. Call after 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Bullet Kiyono Kimura, 98, of Wailuku died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by sons George and James, daughters Jean Nojima and Mabel Ishizaki, 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 5 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission.

Bullet Raymond Oneha, 82, of Honolulu, sergeant in the U.S. Army, died Jan. 4 in Queen's Hospital. He was also a retired union mason. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by brother Max. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Bullet Mary Ann K. Park, 59, of Honolulu is survived by brother Abraham Kapuakela. Incorrect information for an obituary published Monday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Rodney P. Park, 44, of Honolulu died Saturday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Irene, stepfather Roscoe Glines, brothers Richard and Randall, sister Irene Puaoi and grandmother Elaine Bridges. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire.

Bullet June J. Sakamoto, 50, of Wahiawa, owner of Either Or Gift Shop, died Jan. 1 in Queen's Hospital. She was also manager of Ben Franklin Crafts in Wahiawa. Born in Waialua, she is survived by husband Kenneth T., son Kevin, parents Kiyoshi and Hideko Yamamoto and brother Kenneth Yamamoto. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Sadamu Tabata, 74, of Keaau, Hawaii, died Jan. 3 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Makawao, Maui, he is survived by son Paul; brother Minoru Noda; sisters Gladis Hiramoto, Momoe Fujita and Grace Tabata; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Dr. Herbert S. Takaki, 97, a retired physician, died Thursday at home. Born in Kumamoto, Japan, he is survived by wife Gladys; sons Ken and Drs. Norman, George and Harvey; daughters Jane Oyama and Alice Aoki; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m.

Bullet John R. Vensel Jr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee, died Jan. 2 in Honolulu. Born in Rochester, Pa., he is survived by niece and caregiver Louise Hancock and a granddaughter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Lillian V. “Vicki” Viguers, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired supervisor from the Barbers Point Naval Supply, died Dec. 31. Born in Pennsylvania, she is survived by son Robert, daughter Constance Murray, sister Constance Papez, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Florentino C. Villa, 79, of Kualapuu, Molokai, a retired laborer for Del Monte Hawaii, died Dec. 31 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Laoag City, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Guillerma B., son Florentino Jr., daughters Josefina Ventura and Aida Batara, 16 grandchildren in Hawaii, seven grandchildren in the Philippines and 28 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.

Bullet Ching Mei Wong, 55, of Aiea died Jan. 1 at home. Born in Taiwan, she is survived by husband Roger, sons Mark and Alan, daughter Melisa and sister Shu Chi Lin. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. next Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Misao Yamashita, 88, of Honolulu, a retired teacher at Washington Intermediate School, died Dec. 17 at Hale Nani Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Fay Yoshida; brother Masao Ujiki, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services private.



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