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Obituaries

Saturday, June 12, 1999


Bullet Frank Chung, 70, of Hilo, a retired Oregon bus driver, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Kapaahu, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Lorraine; brother Edwin “Gus” Villanueva; and sisters Katherine Villanueva and Rose Marie Evangelista. Memorial service: 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Hilo Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Eleanor K. Cleveland, 76, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a dietitian, died Monday. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons George and John Spencer; stepsons Stanford and Wilson Cleveland; daughters Alvaretta “Nana” Akina, Edwina Watson and Dana Cameros; stepdaughters Sandra Cleveland and Brenda Reynolds; brother Charles Kamaka; sisters Ruth Paalua, Gladys Mixon, Iwalani Arakaki and Ululani Huddleston; 22 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and three great- great-grandchildren. Wake service: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bullet Jamie J. Dela Cerna, 10, of Ewa Beach, died June 4. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by father Pacipeco; mother Antonia; brothers Pacipeco Jr., Ricardo, Alex, Chance, William and Ruben; sisters Shirley Connelly, Jennifer Teschendorf and Christie Dela Cerna; and grandfather Pastor Jayme. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Rikino Fukumoto, 85, of Pearl City, former owner of Delivery Services Inc. & Riki's, died June 4 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by his wife Dorothy T.; sons Rickey, Ralph and Raynor; daughter Naomi Pang; brothers Harold, Harry, Hari and Richard; sister Joyce Kodama; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 5 to 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bullet Genich Kamiya, 75, of Kekaha, Kauai, a welder at Amfac Sugar Co., died May 29 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Kekaha, he is survived by wife Hatsuyo; son Warren; daughters Rachael Tafua and Janice Yamakawa; brother Gentoku; sisters Shizuko Nakamoto and Toshiko Ishizaki; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Edmon Lau Jr., 56 of Kaneohe, retired doorman for the Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Thursday in Kaneohe. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Judith; sons Corey Lau and Jeriod Lee; daughter Sheryl Villanueva; sister Brenda McClure; and six grandchildren. Services over the ashes: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bullet James J. “Jimmy” Matsuo, 72, of Honolulu, a retired claims adjuster supervisor for Island Insurance Co. and a former employee of Aloha Motors, died May 29 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Lillian S.; son Keith S.; daughter Lynn F. Yamamoto; brothers Dick D. and Kenneth K.; sisters Elaine T. Uyeda and Irene A. Soma; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bullet Julia Espiritu Ocsid, 82, of Waipahu died June 4 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Luna La Union, the Philippines. she is survived by daugther Mathilda Billena; sisters Basilisa Pacleb, Teresa Aguinaldo and Matilde Tagara; two grandsons; and two great-grandaughters. Wake service: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farringtown Highway, Waipahu. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Paul K. Onaga, 82, of Waianae, a retired locksmith for the U.S. Navy Department of Public Works, died Tuesday at Waianae Comprehensive Health Cen ter. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Ruth; daughters Sylvia Teixeira and Cynthia Bachman; brothers Grant, Herbert, Haruo and Kojin; sisters Tomiko Komoto and Takeko Fontenot; and two grandsons. Private services.

Bullet Miriam Soares Salvia, 72, of Wahiawa, retired hairstylist at Wheeler barbershop, Building No. 102, died May 24. Born in Waialua, she is survived by sons John and Frank Jr.; daughters Christina Salvia, Frances Kruse and Gina Salvia; brothers Abraham “Ham,” George and Herman Soares; sisters Thelma Liu and Helen Lausterer; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Wake service: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Lillian “Nana” Soares-Hewett, 84, of Nuuanu, a retired Army finance clerk at Fort Shafter, died Monday in Honolulu. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, she is survived by sons Melvin B. and Charles “Skippy” Hewett; daughter Marilyn “Pie” McKeown; brothers “Uncle Johnny” and “Uncle Tony” Soares; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Talolo P. Solia, 71, of Waipahu, a retired electrician for the federal government, died June 2. Born in Leone, American Samoa, he is survived by son Aeto “Gus”; daughter Olelia Solia; mother Melapa Nua; brothers Emelio, Paulo, Fagalofa Isopo and Aiga F. Solia; sisters Apolo Bonn, Susana Save, Saitosua Salanoa, Vailili Tumanuvao, Elisa Chester and Masela Maleisea; and five grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Fumie Takamoto, 86, of Wahiawa, owner of Harmony Delicatessen and Betty's Dressmaking, died last Saturday. Born in Ewa, she is survived by husband Feiji; sons Elijah, Ralph, Homer and Jerald; sisters Kii “Dora” Hashimoto, Etta Tani and Haru Kanemitsu; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bullet Violet K. Villanueva, 61, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died June 4 in Kaunakakai. Born in Hoolehua, she is survived by sons Sergio, Alvin and Gerald; daughters Conchita Guyer, Tania Joao and Skylla Bundy; brother Rolland Kaalekahi; sister Marvel Seguritan; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalamaula, Molokai. Call from 9 a.m. Burial: Kanakaloloa Cemetery in Hoolehua.

Bullet Ralph S. Yagi, 79, of Honolulu, a retired manager of Chun Hoon Supermarket and a veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died June 3 in Kuakini Hospital. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by wife Dorothy T.; daughters Sharon M. Hamamoto and Diane H. Yagi; brothers Herbert and Stanley; sister Sally Matsumoto; and a grandson. Service: 6 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bullet Shoji Yoshikami, 86, of Waimea, Hawaii, retired proprietor of a flower farm and retired employee of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Wednesday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kawaihae, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Shigeko; sons Melvin M. and Clifford T.; daughter Carole S. Sunn; brothers Iwasaburo and Marco Yoshikami and Teruo Goma; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. Thursday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Call from 4 p.m. Casual attire.



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