Obituaries

Friday, February 5, 1999


Bullet Josephine G. Abing, 67, of Las Vegas, who retired from Simmons Mattress Co., died Jan. 20 in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bernabe Palisbo Jr. and Ray Charles; daughters Eve Spinola, Bernadette Quintal, Antionette Bucno, Charmaine Hoftailing, Evy Torres and Sharon Omalza; brothers Maximo and Edward Lamoya and Ane Gorion; sisters Connie Maglangit and Betty Salondaka, 25 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. next Friday, Feb. 12, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Pearl City. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Bullet Virginia M. Alejo, 78, of Waipahu, who worked in fabrics and crafts at Wal-Mart Royal Kunia, died Sunday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Paul M.; son Anthony P.; daughter Phyllis A. Keuma; brothers Jose and Bernardo Marcos; sisters Tomasa Marcos and Philomena Coco, three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Robert W. “Bobby” Anduha, 61, of Honolulu, an auto mechanic, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rose W. Pacheco; companion Lorina Ayala; brother Florentino “Val”; sisters Loretta “Lori” Manila and Rosemarie Sanchez, and children and grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Henry P. Barcelona, 80, of Aiea, a retired telephone electrician at Barbers Point and Hawaiian Telephone, died Tuesday. He was born in Makawele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mercedes; sons Gregory, Henry Jr., Richard and Brian; brothers Jose, Abraham and Daniel; sister Consuelo Casey, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Nancy M. Blakeman, 71, of Kilauea, Kauai died Wednesday at home. She was born in Burlingame, Calif. She is survived by husband Edmund; son William Kim; daughters Karen Toussaint and Jane Schuelke; brother James P. Munn, and nine grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

Bullet Neva W. Callen, 92, a former bookkeeper, died Jan. 21 in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Elaine; hanai daughter Rosamary Diehl, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Hung Z.L. Chun, 66, of Honolulu died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by daughter June N.U.; son Raymond, and mother Ag Kiu Kwok. Services: 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Elena C. Gasmen, 87, of Waipahu died Jan. 26 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Santiago “Moncho,” Jose “Joe” and Alejandro “Alex”; daughters Felisa Rapisura, Carmen Fajota, Maggie Bae, Inocencio “Sam” Abbatuan and Rogelio “Charlie” and Erlinda “Linda” Castelo; brother Ponciano Cadalzo; 23 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Gerald S. Griffin, 88, of Punaluu, Hawaii died Wednesday in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by son Evander and stepchildren. Private services.

Bullet Eunice C.K. Heu, 67, of Kaneohe, who retired from Mui Kwai Restaurant, died Tuesday in Castle Hospital. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Annette; sister Chau-Mui Mo Kong, and companion John Frias. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku. Call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Tsuruo Imamura, 80, of Makawao, Maui, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kokomo, Maui. He is survived by wife Aiko; son Kenneth, and a grandson. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary.

Bullet Jean Imhoff, 42, of Paauilo, Hawaii died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. Private services.

Bullet Edward S.C. Mau, 84, of Maryland, a retired health administrator, died Jan. 1 in Silver Spring, Md. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian H.; sons Norman R. and Gordon W.; daughter Marcia K.; brothers Seu Fong and Sam S.K., and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Feb. 21 at Punahou School, Thurston Memorial Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Falefa F. “Tony” Mauga, 56, of Honolulu, a self-employed taxicab driver, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Anthony Mauga, Pat and Roland Torres and Michael, Manuel, Dennis and John Galarza; daughters Amelia “Maria” Uele, Lorilynn Laupola, Melissa and Crystal Mauga, Christina “Diane” Saau and Iris Berrios; stepmother Lelefatufa; brother John; sisters Christina Suapaia, Faatupu Roe-Parker and Bernadette Leota; a granddaughter, 23 stepgrandchildren and 14 stepgreat-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Dorothea J. “Dori” Navajas, 57, of Honolulu, who worked for Kahala Moon, died Wednesday in Hospice House. She was born in Germany. She is survived by husband Lucas; daughter Monica; son Lucas Jr.; brothers Manfred and Joachim Stenschke; sisters Gerda, Hannelore and Barbara, and a grandson. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Bullet Cyril A. Sable, 91, of Waikiki, a retired repairman for Bell Telephone Co. of Pennsylvania, died Jan. 25 in Pittsburgh. He was also a professional boxer. He was born in Warrendale, Pa. He is survived by sons Paul L. and Ronald J.; daughter Carol A. Mascari, and sisters Agnes Kirsh and Sally and Josephine Sable. Services held.

Bullet Rodney Y. Shishido, 41, of Aiea, a former employee at Pearl City Foodland, died Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Warren M.; brother Roy M., and sisters Laura Nakamura and Sharon Shishido. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mor tuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Yaeko Takahashi, 81, of Aiea, a retired cafeteria helper at Aliamanu Elementary School, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Terukiyo; daughters Joyce Almondia and Dorothy Kekaula; son Roy; brothers Hiroshi and Richard Nishimura; sisters Jean Kosuga and Evelyn Nishimura, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Charlotte J. Tsukano, 77, of Nanakuli, a retired cook for Nakatani Restaurant, died Monday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Louise K. Miller; brother Tadashi Oda; sister Karen K. Kalua, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Raymond Underwood, 81, of Honolulu died Sunday at home. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Thomas, Martin, Aidan and Jerome, and sisters Elizabeth Burke and Eileen Underwood. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Star of the Sea Catholic Church or the Honolulu Academy of Arts.

Bullet Audra C. Vance, 80, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died Jan. 28 in Honolulu. She was born in Independence, Kan. She is survived by son Rodney M. Cox and sister Joyce Hudiburg. Private services.

Bullet Aiko “Ruby” Wakimoto, also known as Grace Nakamura, an employee at Kabuki Restaurant, died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. She is survived by sons Derek, Carl and Walter Nakamura; daughters Linda Church, Diane Nakamura and Tamra Berliner; brother Jiro; sister Yukiko Hirota, and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Harris United Methodist Church. Call after 5 p.m.

Bullet Rose L. Whang, 78, of Wahiawa died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dr. Daniel; daughters Lyn Maher, Kathryn Inouye, Cynthia Whang and Pamela Tran; brother Daniel Lee; sisters Mary Woodruff and Lily Overton, and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Daniel T. “Danny” Yamada, 66, of Waipahu, owner of a poultry company, died Thursday in Waipahu. He was also co-owner of a rust-proofing company. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dora Y.; children Kenneth T. and Linda Y.; brothers George I., Walter K., Henry H. and Benjamin N., and sisters Lillian M. Ono, Mabel S. Yawaka and Yvonne E. Okamoto. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Hatsuko Yukumoto, 80, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clayton and Wilfred; daughter Grace Ito; sisters Alice Ho and Kay Shiroma, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.



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