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Obituaries

Wednesday, May 12, 1999


Services tomorrow
at Honolulu church
for Mark Tuinei, 39

Mark P. Tuinei, 39, of Texas, football player for the Dallas Cowboys, will be remembered in services 6 p.m. tomorrow at Central Union Church.

Call after 3 p.m. Call again from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

Memorials suggested to the Mark Tuinei Fund; c/o Smith Barney, Attn: Terry Barr; 13455 Noel Road; Two Galleria Tower, 18th floor; Dallas, Texas 75240-6620.

Born in Oceanside, Calif., he is survived by wife Ponolani; mother Ane; father Tumuauatasi; brother Tom; sisters Louise, Frances, Katherine and Julia; and a godchild.


Bullet Shizue Ajimine,85, of Honolulu died Friday in Nuuanu Hale. Born in Hilo, she is survived by sons Herbert and Charles; daughters Carol Kiyabu and Rachel Goo; brother Larry Akamine; sisters Thelma Nagamine, Doris Gima, Ruth Uyehara and Jean Gilbert; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Helen Akers, also known as “Nellie” or “Nani,”91, of Kailua died Friday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Barbara E. Wilburn and Mary L. Lyttle, brother John McCormack, sister May Knott, five grandchildren,and four great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 2:15 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Bullet Segundino Bungcayao,71, of Puhi, Kauai, a mechanic for McBryde Sugar, died May 2 in Queen's Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Marcelina P., daughters Linda Rabago and Trina Wong, sons Fred and Dominic, brother Jose, and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Bullet Joseph C. De Lima,81, of Ewa Beach, a retired truck driver for City Transfer, died May 4 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Emily; sons Joseph, Wayne and Gordon; daughter Janice Duckworth; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Bullet Eugenia S. “Eniang” Dela Cruz,93, of Kahului died yesterday in Hale Makua in Kahului. Born in Tarlac, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Julio and Francisco; daughters Lolita Pahed, Angelita Bofill and Adela Coolidge; sisters Irene Basug, Rufina Simon and Antonia Gomez; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Assembly of God, 95 Kane St. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Roy P. Faamausili,33, of Honolulu, a resident manager for Banyan Street Manor, died May 3 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in American Samoa, he is survived by wife Aso; son Fatausaga; daughters Leilani, Krissy and Melissa; brothers Tuvoaga, Nakiso and Mulu; sisters Teu, Faalialia, Kou and Faitili; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.

Bullet Teru Fukumoto,94, of Hilo died May 3 in Hilo Life Care Center. Born in Kagoshima, Japan, she is survived by daughters Sachi Takeuchi, Natsue Abe, Misae Hayashi and Yoshie Fukumoto; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. No koden.

Bullet Robert N. Furuta,80, of Wahiawa, a retired security supervisor for the federal government in Tachikawa, Japan, died April 28 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Tomiko, daughters Jean Y. Sugino and Diane S. Pratt, brother James N. and three grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Robert Y. Higa, 74, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Army Post engineer on Okinawa, died May 1 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Amauulu Camp 4 in Hilo, he is survived by wife Yoshi; sons Spencer and Gene, sisters Fumiko Yoshimoto, Annie Shimabukuro and Pat Shiroma; and two granddaughters. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Christine K. Hirata, 50, of Kailua died Thursday in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Christopher Birch, father Harumi, stepmother Tracy and brother Ronald. Private services.

Bullet Nobue Ishii, 66, of Honolulu, vice president of Ishii Landscaping Inc., died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Tokyo, she is survived by husband Hisao; son Takahisa; sisters Kimiko Yoshida, Teruko Sekimizu and Sumiko Miyajima; and a granddaughter. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Hattie Jasildo, 85, of Kapaau, Hawaii, died Saturday in Hale Ho"ola Hamakua. Born in Halawa, she is survived by husband Evaristo and sister Mary B. Coit. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Jasildo residence in Kapaau. Call after 6 p.m. for an all-night visitation. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Halawa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Stephen T. Kidani, 73, of Honolulu, who retired from Pearl Harbor, died Thursday in Aloha Health Care Home. Born in Makawao, Maui, he is survived by son Stephen M.; daughter Kyrsten Kidani, Darilyn “Cookie” Arii and Judy Sakoda; sister Doris Chun; brothers Douglas and Francis; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Sam P. Kolo, 69, of Lihue died Monday in Nawiliwili, Kauai. Born in Lihue, he is survived by brothers William K. Jr., David K., Alapai and Norman K.; and sisters Mildred K. Chow, Elsie M. Kaahaaina, Lillian L. Agatarap, Louisa K. Brown and Alice P. Silverman. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Lihue Salvation Army Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Francis “Bud” Lee, 89, of Honolulu, a jazz guitarist, died last Wednesday in Honolulu. Born in California, he is survived by wife Ruth, son Bruce and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sandy Beach. Casual attire.

Bullet Bertoldo Mondala, 72, of Ewa Beach, an employee at Armored Car and Courier Services of Hawaii, died May 1 in Ewa Beach. Born in Kawaihau, Kauai, he is survived by wife Cristina; sons Ernesto, Nestor and Freddie; daughters Elvira Mondala and Avilla M. Calulot; brothers Benjamin and Stanley Viluan and Melvin and Rudy Lalosin; sisters Fidela Jose and Juliana Agrade; and 19 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at 91-1032 Pohahawai Place in Ewa Beach. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Charles C.P. Oh Young, 80, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by sons Anthony and Clayton, brother Chack, sister Sienery Kwak, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Catalino Pagampao, 81, of Lanai, a truck driver for Pineapple Plantation, died May 4 in Lanai Community Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Rose; sons Catalino Jr., Gary, Clifford and Prudencio; daughters Lilia Pagampao, Susie Coloma and Lynette Reed; brother Fernando; sisters Rosalina Vergara, Josephine Baron, Leonara Agliam and Laulima Dugay; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Lanai Filipino Community Association Hall. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lanai Sacred Heart Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lanai Cemetery.

Bullet David T. Perbera, 62, of Kaneohe died last Wednesday in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Yvonne; sons Darryl and Derek Daniels and Patrick Perbera; daughters Mapu Washington, Terry Espejo and Shirlene Aseron; brothers Eddie and Theodore Perbera and Patrick Holeso; sisters Beatrice Maghinay and Sue Holeso; and grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet James L. Pollette, 64, of Keaau, Hawaii, a self-employed telecommunication systems specialist, died April 16 in Hilo Hospital. Born in California, he is survived by wife Mary S.; sons Bob Pollette and Jerin and Lukess C. Kelly; daughters Laurene and Judy; and six grandchildren. Services held.

Bullet Maria B. Ponce, 88, of California and formerly of Hawaii, a retired laundry worker for Kamehameha Schools, died April 27 in St. Jude Hospital, California. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by daughter Lorna Dacuycuy, brother Ceferino Baxa, and four grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Donald Lee Robison, 67, of Bainbridge Island, Wash., and Hawaii, who worked for Hawaiian Dredging for 25 years, died Thursday at home. Born in Cheyenne, Wyo., he is survived by wife Barbara, sons Joel S. and Judson L., daughter Brooke N., sister Doris J. Cochran, and two grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Bullet Federico Sacatropez, 71, of Kaneohe, who worked for Haitsuka Brothers and Grace Pacific, died Friday at home. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Fred Jr. and Preston “David;” daughters Joyce Chai, Fredlyn Bastatas and Georgia-Ann Hernandez; sisters Mary Rotor and Rose Nazareno; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church in Kaneohe. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Edna L. Silva, 80, of Kailua died Monday in Castle Memorial Park. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Shirley Souza, Yvonne Pacarro, Carole Wise and Pauline Chang; sisters Marjorie Arruda and Hazel Patton; 12 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Lawrence J. Silva, 41, of Honolulu, who worked in the airlines industry, died last Wednesday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Lawrence Jr. and Ryan; daughters Darlani and Kerrie Lee; mother Katherine Hanson; stepfather Buz Hanson; brothers Anthony, Robert, John and Darren; sisters Cheryl, Debra, Brenda and Ann; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Molly Chung Soranaka, 75, of Honolulu, a retired legal secretary from the Law Office of Bob Franklin, died May 2 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Jeffrey, daughter Cindy, brother George Chung, sister Ethel Yuen, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 45 N. Judd St. Casual attire.

Bullet Tevita A. Taumoepeau, 77, of Laie, a retired telegraph operator, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was also chief of the Tongan Village at Polynesian Cultural Center for more than 10 years. Born in Tonga, he is survived by wife Mele; daughters Teukialupe Tonga, Anaseini Sevelo and Ofu Unga; sons Afuhaamango and Talikavili; brothers Muti and Samiu; sisters Ofa Manumua and Tuimala Kaho; 38 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku Third Ward. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Tongan attire.

Bullet Annie Lee Tom, 69, of Honolulu died May 3 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband John, son Chris, daughters Dorothy and Sandra, brother Richard Lee, sister Roberta Matsuda and three grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Carlos Toribio, 65, of Ewa Beach, who retired from the U.S. Marines and mason union, died April 30 in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Rosita; daughters Charlotte I. and Rachel I.; son Carlos Jr.; brothers Florentino T., Pablo T. and Fabian T.; sisters Reguerda Lagat and Juana Tubera; and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Minoru Uekawa, 91, of Honolulu, a retired purchasing clerk for Glover Construction Co., died May 1. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, he is survived by brother Masato, sister Fumiko, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Dr. Yan Tim Wong, 86, of Honolulu, former director of the State Bureau of Mental Health and diplomat of the American Psychiatric Association, died May 2 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ava, sons Timothy Yeu Wah and Thomas Yeu Sun, brothers Yan Chin and Yan Bun Wong and sister Ellen Yamachika. Private services.



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