Obituaries

Wednesday, January 20, 1999


Bullet Florentina L. Abad, 72, of Waipahu died Dec. 16 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Vicente, son Reynaldo, daughters Charito Pudiquet and Babilonia Erice, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Isabell “Bessie” August, 90, of Kahului died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by son Robert, daughter Evelyn Medeiros, brother Anthony Silva, sister Eva Medeiros, six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Ursula E. Bernard, 88, of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse, died Monday in Honolulu. Born in Massachusetts, she is survived by brothers Clement and Armand; and sisters Bernadette Thibault and Lucienne and Sister Angela Bernard. Memorial services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Wilder Avenue.

Bullet Lino B. Bumanglag, 73, of Waipahu, a carpenter at Okada Construction, died Dec. 30 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Cion C.; son Lito; daughter Junie Sales; mother Justina; brothers Nario and Rod; sisters Constancia and Andrea Bumanglag, Beatriz Bumanglag Coloma and Valeriana and Elena Coloma; and four grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Church, 229 Queen Emma Square. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Emma R. Cabacungan, 58, of Ewa Beach, who worked for Park Shores Hotel in Waikiki, died Dec. 31 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Mel L.; daughters Evangeline Manding, Susan Mendoza, Rebecca Duran, Lea Haina and Mila Cabacungan; brother Severo Rasos; sisters Polinaria Domingo, Clarita Manuel, Florencia Suguitan, Rosita Corales and Benilda Asuncion; and 10 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Salome C. Han, 92, of Honolulu, a director of nurses for the National Medical Center Seoul, died Monday in Kaiser Hospital. She was also director of the Korean Care Home in Honolulu. Born in Korea, she is survived by son Howard; daughters Rachel Chinn, Marie Ann Yoo and Elizabeth Backman; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Korean Christian Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Korean Christian Church in Liliha or the Korean Care Home.

Bullet Ruby K. Hayashi, 85, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk for Hub Men's Wear, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Kapalena, Hawaii, she is survived by son Don M.; and sisters Sakae Kai, Sumiko Matsuura and Michiko Shimotsu. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Paul K. Iopa, 88, of Hilo, a retired fire captain with the Hawaii County Fire Department, died Sunday at home. He was also a guava farmer. Born in Kau, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Paul Jr. and Kenneth, daughters Maile Zarko and Paula Kawaauhau, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Haili Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Elsie Y. Itamoto, 81, of Ewa Beach died last Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by husband Richard “Bull;” sons Richard S., Wayne, James, Wilton and Randy; brothers Susumu, Edwin and Clifford Kato and Paul and George Matsumoto; sisters Fujiko and Jessie Kato, Sachiko Furukawa and Jean Tanaka; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Alejandro P. Jandoc, 81, of Honolulu, a retired steward from Ilikai Hotel, died Jan. 6 in Honolulu. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Silvestre, Alejandro Jr. and Mario; daughter Margarita Sanchez; brothers Jose and Alfredo; sisters Francisca Guieb, Vicenta Baron and Sotera De Castro; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Overnight vigil at home. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Joseph K. Kalahiki, 79, a retired lineman for Hawaiian Telephone Co., died Jan. 11 in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Irmagard Pickard and Robinrose L. Mackenzie; sons Joseph Jr. and Henry G.L.; sisters Agnes Keanu, Winona Aoki, Eunice Cullen, Lorraine Pahio, Kealoha Pawai, Annie Kaunamano and Mapuana Lau; brothers Paul and Melvin; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Daniel K. Keliiaea Jr., 76, of Honolulu, a retired federal surveyor at Fort Shafter, died Saturday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by cousins Julia Lake-Pagaduan, Lillian Lake-Helekahi, Francis Akui Jr. and George Lake Jr. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Bullet Carole Ann Kitahara, 19, of Honolulu died Jan. 6 in Houston. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by mother Jocelyn; companion James Lee; father Kenneth; and grandparents George and Eleanor Ching and Harry and Irene Kitahara. Services: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Kathlyn K. Laping, 70, of Ewa Beach died Friday in Ewa Beach. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Stanley O.; sons Darryle, Dwayne and Derek; daughter Darilyn Maxilom; brothers Alfredo, Salvador, Dominador and Jaime Dolor; sisters Patsy Lee, Marcy Doseo, Loretta Guillory, Julie Villanueva, Clara Sakamoto and Shirley Ishikawa; and nine grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Helen P. Luckett, 61, of Kailua died Thursday in Honolulu. Born in Chicago, she is survived by husband Robert, daughters Renee Somborski and Debra Luckett, son Robert Jr., six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 tonight at the Marine Corps Kaneohe Bay Base Chapel. Casual attire.

Bullet Thomas Wah Lum, 85, of Honolulu, a retired pipe fitter with Pearl Harbor, died Jan. 11 in Honolulu. Born in Kula, Maui, he is survived by wife Lenora K.T.; son Archie D.F.; daughter Elsie W.K. Lum-Iwahashi; sisters Beatrice Chong, Daisy Chun and Irene Dang; brother Harold; and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Marion “Molly” Lyman, 82, will be remembered in services 5 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church's main sanctuary. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Bullet Pearl K. Malakaua, 70, of Hilo died Friday in Hilo. Born in Kona, Hawaii, she is survived by sons William K., Darrell, Randall and James Jr.; daughters Carolyn L. Pfahler, Trudy K. Yamada and Jamie L. DeSilva; brothers Richard and Delbert Smith; sisters Adeline Lewi and Bertha Rivera; mother Roseline H. Smith; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside inurnment services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Joseph Mark, 84, of Waimanalo, a retired refrigerator mechanic for the federal government, died Friday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Gordon, Dennis and Raymond; daughters Beatrice Manasas, Carole Dunifer and Debra Lalau; brother Henry; sisters Esther Tyau, Isabel Tam and Evangeline “Eva” Lanai; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet George K. Murashige, 70, of Kula, Maui, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by sons Clyde and Ward, mother Hatsuko, sister Amy Yamahiro and four grandchildren. Services over ashes: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Makawao Hongwanji Mission.

Bullet Atuila U. Nardo, 63, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Jose's Restaurant, died last Wednesday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Malaeloa, American Samoa, she is survived by sons Felipe and Eddie; daughters Faagoto T. Nepo, Shirley Tangataevaha, Lani Davis, Jessie Nardo-Maugalei and Lolita Nardo; sister Faalagilagi Molioo; and 21 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Manabu Nishida, 75, of Nanakuli, former owner of HNM Plumbing, died Jan. 10 in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Catherine K.; sons Arthur and Howard; daughters Dorothy Turbeville, Rina Lessary and Gail and Theresa Nishida; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Masashi “Mac” Noguchi, 81, of Pearl City, a retired construction inspector for the state Department of Transportation Harbors Division, died Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Yoshiko, sons Michael Noguchi and Gaylord Asari, daughter Michele, brother Jack Kihara and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m.

Bullet Hanako M. “Hana” O'Brien, 82, of Honolulu, a retired concession stand manager at Hilton Hawaiian Village, died last Wednesday in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brother Clarence Y. Maruyama; and sisters Mitsue Koyanagi, Louise Y. Sakaida, Frances S. Morimoto and Jacqueline Sakamoto. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Shungo Okubo, 72, of Honolulu, a retired state social worker, died Thursday in Hospice Hawaii, Kailua Home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Shigeo and Kenzo and sisters Sakiko and Setsu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Crossroads. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or Moiliili Community Association.

Bullet Elena N.P. Pagarigan, 86, of Waipahu, owner of Wahiawa Center Cafe, died Jan. 8 at home. Born in Nueva Ecija, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Leonardo R.; sons Rene Pagarigan Paulo and Pablito and Leonard Pagarigan; daughters Anita Sotelo, Olivia Simms, Susan Moniz and Maria-Clara Converse; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Marvin Poyzer, 82, of Honolulu, a retired professor for the University of Hawaii, died Friday in Honolulu. Born in North Dakota, he is survived by wife Rose Ann, daughter Barbara Goodman and brothers Robert and Harley. Mass: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Donations suggested to Marvin Poyzer Scholarship Fund, University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Hospice Hawaii or American Lung Association of Hawaii.

Bullet Melanie K. Sauni, 31, of Hauula died Jan. 10 in Kahuku Hospital. Born in Hauula, she is survived by husband Tavete; sons Clayson and Veteson; daughter Basia-Lynn; hanai children Diego Uele and Jule-Von Kawaauhau; father Clayton Burke; sisters Pua Silva, Marjorie Patalinghog and Sharice and Francine Burke; hanai sisters Drena Harvey and Julene Kawaauhau; brothers Clayton Jr. and Chanson Burke and Dominic Kaanaana; and hanai brothers James Kaaihue Jr. and Erickson Fely. Services: noon Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, Hauula Third Ward. Call after 8:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

Bullet Kim Kien Sheen, 77, of Honolulu died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in China, he is survived by wife Dieu Tien; sons Danny, Alex, Bill, Vincent, Terrence and Tim; daughter Kiet Lao, Sannie Diep and Noreen Sheen; and seven grandchildren. Taoist services: 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Tsutomu Taketa, 77, of Hilo, a retired bank manager for Central Pacific Bank, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Mountain View, Hawaii, he is survived by sister Hatsumi Nakamura. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Takayuki “Taka” Takeuchi, 71, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired construction superintendent with Kekaha Sugar Co., died Sunday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran. Born in Mana, Kauai, he is survived by wife Asako; daughters Linda Takeuchi, Debra Takeuchi-Au, Claire Shiroma and Karen Muraoka; sister Shirley Kanamu; and three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Grace M. Terranella, 88, a retired executive secretary, former state director, volunteer and member of the American Association of Retired Persons, Honolulu chapter, died Thursday in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Andrea and Beatrice Terranella and Rose Chun and sister Jean De Angelo. Graveside services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

Bullet Mary Jane Webb, of Honolulu, died last Wednesday at home. She was born in Hammondsport, N.Y. She is survived by son William and daughter Donna Jung Mavrothalassitis. Private services.

Bullet Michie Y. Yamada, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired clerk for the state Department of Education at Kainalu Elementary School in Kailua, died Jan. 10 in Kaneohe. Born in North Kohala, Hawaii, she is survived by husband James S., sons Jay and Tad, sister Sumie Wada, brothers Yoshimi Yamamoto, and a grandson. Services held. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Bullet Gertrude U. Yoshimi, 85, of Honolulu died Jan. 3 at home. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons James, Paul and David; daughters Grace Traino, Kay Shigeta and Betty and Vera Yoshimi; brother Takeichi “Wally” Sakoguchi; sisters Sue Oda and Alice Kataoka, 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services private.

Bullet Seichi Yoshioka,79, of Hilo died yesterday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Yukiko, son Darwin, daughter Patricia Kawasaki, sisters Hisayo Hasegawa and Doris Sakai, and a granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.



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