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Obituaries

Thursday, May 27, 1999


Bullet Norman A. Blaich, 82, a retired manager with Grace Pacific, died Saturday. He is survived by son Dr. Gary, daughter Diane Blaich Anderson, and three grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Bullet Walter J. Connors, 73, of Hawaii Kai, a retired architect, died Wednesday in Maunalani Nursing Home. Born in Detroit, he is survived by wife Alice; daughters Katherine Briceno, Melissa Streeter and Allison and Mary Connors; and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Patrick's School.

Bullet Fred A. Cramer, 81, of Waikiki, an active community volunteer. will be remembered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Elks Club. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Fred Cramer Endowment Fund, Honolulu Symphony.

Bullet Paula G. Galvizo, 98, of Honolulu died last Friday in Liliha Health Care Center. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Guillerdo and Gaudencio, daughter Anastacia Viernes, brother Gregorio Magarin, 11 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial at a later date in California.

Bullet Hilario A. Gomez, 87, of Honolulu, a security guard for the U.S. Air Force Clark Air Base, died May 13 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Herminia, sons Juan S. and Harold, daughters Fely Ocampo and Hazel J. Gomez, sister Aning, 14 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Services in the Philippines. Burial in the Philippines at a later date.

Bullet Helen S. Hasegawa, 93, of Wahiawa, died Sunday in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by daughter Loretta Mori, brother Tomishige Shibao, sisters Blanche Kato and Jane Yagi, eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Elsie A.B. Hepton, 86, of Kailua, died Wednesday in Castle Hospital. Born in Kettering, England, she is survived by sons Anthony, Brian and Robin; daughters Janet Messer and Heather Pascoe; brother William Becks; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Kiyoshi Hiraki, 75, of Honolulu, a retirement shipment clerk at Pearl Har bor Naval Shipyard, died last Friday in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Tatsuo, Takeshi and Robert. Private services.

Bullet Edith M. Hoshino Morikawa, 78, of Kailua died May 18 in Straub Hospital. Born in Kealia, Kauai, she is survived by sons Basil and Fred, daughters Jane Miyashiro and Sue Strahsburg, brother Richard Hoshino, sister Helen Apana, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Hope Kahuli-Apo, infant daughter of William and Kapio Apo, died May 12 in Kapiolani Hospital for Women and Children. She is also survived by grandmother Eleanor Kahuli and grandparents Thomas and Mary Apo. Services held.

Bullet Mary Kalihi, 87, of Honolulu, a hula dancer for the Kodak Hula Show, died Tuesday in Liliha Health Care Center. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by sons Thomas and James, daughter Antoinette Kalihi-Elliott, brothers Raymond Lutz and Lawrence “Enoka” Kaanapu, sisters Theopitsta Purdy and Katherine Akana, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednes day at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Rahab K. “Ruby” Kalulu, 50, of Haleiwa died May 17. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Waldimar “Kaipo;” son Waldimar Jr.; daughters Christine Cozo, Cheryl Lunsford and Jaime Lynn Kalulu; brothers Hebden and Gustave Kalili and Walter Camara; sisters Ruth Perry, Michele Kalili and Rochele De Freitas; and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Haleiwa Beach Park. Call from 11:30 to 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Yoshio Kami, 76, of Hilo, died Wednesday at home. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Etsuko; son Glenn; daughter Amy Watanabe; sisters Akiyo Kelii, Helen Kushida and Aiko Kawamoto; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Rony M. Lanting, 64, of Aiea, a retired mess specialist senior chief from the U.S. Navy, died Sunday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was also a housing management assistant with the Military Housing Office. Born in Batangas, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Shirley Ann; children Aurenne B., Arnold B. and Peter Lanting, Michelle Gonzalez and Donna Jean Jackson; sisters Josie Acosta and Persy M. Rogel; and five grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet John T. Moir III, 80, of Austin, Texas, an industrial engineer and agronomist throughout the world, died Tuesday in Austin, Texas. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Irene A.; family members Kristina and John Wood, Melissa and Paulino R. Torres and John, Julie, Peter and Elizabeth Moir; and 11 grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Memorial suggested to Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 5176, Austin, Texas 78763-5176.

Bullet Sa P. Moli, 61, of Waipahu, died May 17 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in American Samoa, she is survived by sons Asema Talameasina and Vainuu, Aleki, Sanele, Paulo, Asalemo and Ioane Lavatai; daughters Feresita Petelo, Kalala Matuu and Teleise Lavatai; brothers Muagututi‘a Tialavea, Satoa Satoafaiga, Tialavea Mancini and Kolio, Alesaga, Emani and Joseph Suafo‘a; sisters Lumina Cendrowski, Josephine Fatuesi, Ivo Pascua and Faiaoga Leota; 31 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Santiago Quachon, 95, of Lanai City died Sunday in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Lanai Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Lanai Cemetery.



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