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Obituaries

Wednesday, May 19, 1999


Bullet John Adams Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army master sergeant, died April 13 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Carlwaine, John III and Eric K.; daughter Renee Hirata; brother Frank W.; sisters Dorothy Guzman, Lillian Nishida and Constance Amano; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Martin J. Apilado, 91, of Honolulu died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Manila, he is survived by sons Samuel Santos and Martin Jr., and Alfred, Reginald, Benjamin and Robert Apilado; daughters Vera Rice, Elizabeth Gonzales, Geraldine Caple and Yvonne, Jacqueline and Rosemarie Apilado; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

Bullet Tito Beralas, 70, of Ewa Beach, a retired pipefitter with Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died May 1 in Ewa Beach. Born in Lihue, he is survived by wife Marjorie “Mary,” sons Glenn and Richard, daughter Lorna Kalei, brothers Allan and Domingo, sisters Maggie Gallardo and Monica Ragudo, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Lillian Cabais, 50, of Lahaina, former employee of the Hyatt Regency Maui Hotel, died last Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by parents Ciriaco and Lucidia, brother Jerry, and sister Estrellita “Ester” Grier. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church in Lahaina. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.

Bullet Kuk Ae Cho, 86, of Honolulu died May 11 in Colorado. Born in Seoul, she is survived by son Sung Nam Oh, daughters Sung Ja Kim and Yun Ja Wang, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Samuel Chun, 89, of Haleiwa, who retired from Global Associates, died May 9 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Edward; daughters Eloise N. Johnston, Elaine L. Chun, Winona P. Foster and Marilyn K. Wakimura; brother David; sisters Mary Yamasaki and Hattie Suan; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call 6-9 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Mary B. Clemente, infant daughter of Sam and Caroline will be remembered in services 1 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information for an obituary published Friday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Albert C. Forsythe, 96, of Kahuku, a retired police officer with the Honolulu Police Department, died Friday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Pulehu, Maui, he is survived by wife Almeda A. Pickell, sons Milton and Albert, daughters Delores and Geraldine, seven grandchildren, 30 great- grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Roy K. Fujie, 84, of Lanai City, a retired foreman with Dole Pineapple Co., died Friday in Lanai Community Hospital. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by wife Helen M.I.; sons Jason, Theron and Waldo; sisters Misako Akinaka, Yayo Inaba and Clara Ichiyama; and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Friday at Lanai Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet James A. Gomes, 84, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Theolinda; daughters Annette Figuered, Margo Baker, Donne Lee Cockett, Linda Schweitzer and Suzanne Joslyn; sons James Jr. and Joseph; sisters Katherine Lindberg, Harriet Wolff, May Smith, Josephine Carreira and Phyllis Gomes; 22 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday, Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Adriana Ha‘o, 69, of Waiehu, Maui, a manager for Otaheiti Retail Clothing Store, died May 9 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, she is survived by husband Drake P.; son Jack; daughters Roseann Momoa and Mililani Hayman; brothers Bernaldo Cabading and George and Moses Bartolome; sister Carlina Galimba; eight grandchildren; and hanai grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Bullet Bette Jean Hayes, 72, of Kihei died Sunday at home. Born in Iowa, she is survived by son Michael and daughter Cindy Manning. Private services.

Bullet Fusa Inamine, 81, of Wahiawa, a retired housemaid, died May 10 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Waianae, she is survived by daughter Irene Ginoza, sister Kiyoko Iha, and a granddaughter. Private services.

Bullet Margaret M. Juchter, 82, of Waikiki, a lay Eucharistic minister for Fort DeRussy Chapel, Blessed Trinity Military Parish, died April 22. She was born on the mainland. Memorial services: 4:15 p.m. Saturday at Fort DeRussy Chapel.

Bullet Jack M. Kato, 81, of Kahului, a retired carpenter, died May 11 in Kahului. Born in Keahua, Maui, he is survived by sister Daisy S. Private services.

Bullet David W.Q. Lee, 88, of Honolulu, who retired from the Naval Supply Center in Pearl Harbor, died Sunday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Marvin, Gordon and Jeffrey; brothers William and Wilbert; sisters Agnes Chang and Vivian Luke; and six grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Michael M. Lincoln, 63, of Kailua, a retired George Mikas janitorial and pool supply owner, died Sunday in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. Born in Hartford, Conn., he is survived by wife Fusako, son Matthew A., daughter Michelle, sister Nina Durgin, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Vicente Luna, 78, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired sanitation inspector with the Philippines government, died Sunday at home. Born in Gasan Marinduque, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Filomena; sons Manuel, Ramon, Ruben, Vicente Jr., Nestor, Rufino “Raffy” and Renato; daughters Zenaida Luna and Rosalie Dela Cruz; brothers Eusebio and Vivencio De Luna; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church in Eleele. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Loreta P. Madamba, 62, of Ewa Beach died May 11 in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by husband Felix R.; daughters Marivic Membrere, Laverne Gaoiran and Glenda and Susan Madamba; father Juan Perdido; brothers Avelino, Alfredo and Edwin Perdido; sisters Ederlina Ceria, Magdalena Callo, Marcelina Guiang, Rafaela Capinpin and Nieves Perdido; and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Hilario A. Magpantay, 55, of Mililani died Thursday. Born in Batangas, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Amorita; son Gil; brothers Nicasio and Marcelino; and sisters Leonila Enemerable and Josefa and Josefina Magpantay. Services and burial in the Philippines at a later date.

Bullet Theresa K. “Kia” Malani, 90, of Kaneohe, a piano teacher, died Monday in Kaneohe. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Harold and Colin, daughter Theresa Chong, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Harry H. Miyoi, 67, of Aiea, a retired interior designer, died Saturday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Nan A., sons Vincent T. and Douglas K., daughter Shannon K. Sanchez and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor, 1050 Valkenburgh St. Aloha attire.

Bullet Hiroshi “Tommy” Nishimura, 80, of Aiea, a retired carpenter from Takahashi Builders & Alii Builders, died May 9 at home. Born in Aiea, he is survived by wife Shizuka “Betsy;” sons Daniel Y., Wilfred K., Ricky K. and Patrick R.; daughters Linda H. Nishimura and Judy Ann K. Char; brother Richard K.; sisters Jean Y. Kosuga and Evelyn K. Nishimura; and two grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Frank C.K. “Panch” Oberle, 26, of Hauula, a former telemarketer for Habilitat, died May 9 in Kaaawa. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents John and Mary Munoz-Thomas and Frank Oberle Jr.; brother Dominick; and grandparents Emily Munoz, Catherine Thomas and Mary Oberle. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Second Ward. Call from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Burial at sea. Casual attire.

Bullet Tome Orimoto, 101, of Honolulu died April 21 at home. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii, she is survived by daughters Bessie Y. Fujihara, Grace H. and Sharon S. Ishikawa, Mae M. Hiraoka and Maile T. Takane; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Christine Resurreccion, 87, of Papaikou, Hawaii died Monday in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Julio Resureccion, William Lato and Phillip, Joseph and Frank Resurreccion; daughters Rosaline Elu, Jane Mederios, Dorothy Pacheco and Bernice Merrified; brother Edward Paiva; 35 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Earl Rogers Jr., 63, of Honolulu, who retired from GTE Hawaiian Tel, died last Wednesday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughter Roxann Sebala; mother Hilda Rogers; brother Rideau; sisters Juliet Rogers and Oleta Merseberg; stepsons Josiah and Robert Lii and Darcy Boswell; stepdaughters Ramona Lii, Tracie and Gayla Boswell, Bernadette Kaluna and Earlene Salis; 12 stepgrandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandson. Private services.

Bullet James T. Saito, 92, of Lanai City died Monday in Lanai Community Hospital. Born in Kumamoto, Japan, he is survived by wife Hanako; sons Fred, Raymond, Donald and Michael; daughter Elaine Sugimoto; brother Richard; sisters Ruth Nishihara, Dorothy Fukumoto, Ellen Kuranishi and Rose Nakamura; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Laverna T. Shirai, 63, of Mililani, a laundry manager with Waimano Training School and Hospital and United Laundry, died May 5 in Mililani. Born in Waialua, she is survived by son Thomas T. Jr.; brothers Le Roy, Milburn “Laki,” Wallace K. and Landre Keao; sister Joyce Fujita; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Phillip N. “Nobe” Shiratori, 89, of Kailua will be remembered in services 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Tamayo N. Takabayashi, 95, of Honolulu died May 7 in Kuakini Geriatric Care. Born in Lihue, she is survived by brothers Buster K. and Richard C. Nagao, and sister Eleanor S. Izutsu. Private services.

Bullet Joe Takemoto, 82, of Kaneohe, a member of the 100 Battalion and recipient of the Purple Heart Medal, died May 10 in Honolulu. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by son George; daughter Joanne Masui; brother Ronald; sisters May “Aiko” Haramoto, Patty Sasaki and Eva Nishida; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Harold M. Tielman, 64, of Honolulu, owner and operator of HMT Bookkeeping and Tax Services, died May 6 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Indonesia, he is survived by daughters Frances Wilkinson and Mildred Tielman; brothers Rene, Donny, Edwin and Louis; sister Helga; and four grandchildren. Service over ashes: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Baby Makapuu Beach, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Ushi Tsuhako, 100, of Kahului died May 11 in Kahului Hale Makua. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by sons Yoshio, Masao, Bill, Sabuji, Rikio, Shigeo and Tom; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Fia Te'i Uale, 67, of Laie, a retired secretary from Brigham Young University, Hawaii campus, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Fagatogo, American Samoa, she is survived by sons Bode, Justin and Jack Jr.; daughters Constance and Tulani; brother Elise Elisara; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, North Stake, Laie Eighth Ward. Call from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Bullet Candido D. “Gido” Velasco, 79, of Honolulu, a retired yardman for the Honolulu Academy of Arts, died May 5 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Estefania “Josefina,” sons Evaristo “Napoleon” and Jose “Cesar,” daughters Teresita Magday and Zenaida “Zenny” Cabagbag, 11 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Kiem Lang Wright, 54, of Honolulu died April 30 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Vietnam, she is survived by sons John, Tan, Anthony, Randy and Moses; daughter Mimi; sisters; brothers; and five grandchildren. Buddhist services: 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Masashi Yamanaka, 77, of Hilo, a retired real estate agent, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Onomea, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Fumiyo E., son Theodore T., daughters Velda M. “Maile” Yamanaka and Maxine K. Eisenberg, sister Sawayo Iseri and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St. Call after noon. Inurnment: Old Homelani Columbarium. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Michael Y. Yanagi, 51, of Kealakekua-Kona, Hawaii, an independent agent for Pioneer Mutual Insurance Co., died Thursday. He was also a real estate associate for Aala Realty and part-time employee for Aloha Airlines. Born in Kealakekua-Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Nicholas Y. and Brent A.; parents Horace T. and Dorothy N.; brothers Welsy K., Carl S. and Horace T. Jr.; and sisters Janet C. Yanagi and Ruth H. Kam. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services in Kona, Hawaii at a later date. Aloha attire.

Bullet Daniel Y.N. Yee, 69, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died May 11 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mary W.; brothers Gareth, Henry, Robert and Donald; and sisters Alice Chun-Hoon, Lily Wong and Margaret Chin. Private services.



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