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Obituaries

Saturday, June 26, 1999


Bullet Patsy K. Baga, 52, of Wahiawa, a hotel housekeeper, died June 10 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by husband Cornelio; brothers Wesley and Clarence Shirai; and sisters Jean Shirai, Katherine Miyaki and Nancy Kajita. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Wahiawa District Park, 1139A Kilani Ave. Casual attire.

Bullet Philip L. Boner, 53, of Aiea, a Public Works Center electrician, died June 11 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by children Lisa M., Timothy L. and Nathan K.; mother Adelaide K. Kealohapuole; stepfather Joseph Kealohapuole; brother Robert K.; sister Dianne H.; and a granddaughter. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Justen J.C. Cambra, infant son of Joshua Cambra and Sheree Cabiles, died Thursday in Kapiolani Hospital. He is also survived by grandparents Basil C. “Hoppy” Cambra, Angelo and Olivia Cabiles and Jannine D. Cobb-Adams; stepgrandfather Clayton Coob-Adams; and great-grandparents Marcelina D. Doseo, Joan Cambra, Connie Mangca and Edward Tabcao. Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Felix M. Esprecion, 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired construction worker, died last Saturday in Ewa Beach. He was also a part-time landscaper. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Juliana S.; daughters Rosy Thomas, Lucy Pan, Aida Esprecion and Vicky Ayson; sons Jack and Nolly; sisters Cresencia Marzan, Linda Esprecion and Carol Palafox; brothers Roberto, Rudy, Nicholas, Florentino and Joseph; and 14 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet The Rev. Annie A.N. Ford, 85, of Waianae, a minister for Kamakua Mau Loa Church, died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. She also retired from the Public Works Center in 1979. Born in Hauula, she is survived by sons Donald Jr., Solomon, Vernon, Earl and Erwin; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Bullet Crispin G. Getubig, 97, of Ewa Beach, a retired cook, died June 18. Born in Cebu, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Isabel; sons Robert, Louis, Richard and Herbert; daughters June Mims and Shirley Victorine; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Munro W. Hoadley, 78, of Aiea, a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force, died Thursday. Born in Rocky Hill, Conn., he is survived by wife Doris, sons John and Scott, sisters Janet Morse and Phyllis Fredricks and two grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Bullet Paul Jarvis Jr., 81, of Kihei, Maui, a contractor for Paul Jarvis Inc., died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Seattle, he is survived by wife Lin, daughters Ann and Katherine, son Williams, sister Harriet Jarvis Scott and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Cancer Institute of Maui.

Bullet Laura L.P. Kapu, 81, died June 10. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, she is survived by sons John and Edward; daughters Piilani Kapu, Puanani Kaleikini and Nohea Rickard; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services held. Bullet Halford M. Kekuewa, 64, of San Francisco died March 24 in San Francisco. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by children Lee Ann Certeza, Lisa Gaye, Halford John, Lani Rose Tan and Leighton Joseph; sister Leonilda Chang; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services and scattering of ashes: 4 p.m. Monday from the Kahala Kai Catamaran, moored in Kewalo Basin. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Bullet Ah Chun Loo, 82, of Honolulu, a retired engineer with the state Department of Transportation, died June 17 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Pearl; sons Russell and Jonathan; daughters Lucille Lew, Sherry Matthews and Melanie Loo; sisters Yen Chin Loo and Oi Yung Chow; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Isamu Maeda, 77, of Waipahu, a U.S. Army veteran, died June 12 at home. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Shizuko, daughter Moira Y. “Ipo” Maeda- Nakamine, hanai son Alfred Peneku, four hanai grandchildren and a hanai great- grandchild. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Bullet Dr. Stephen E. McPherson, 70, died last Saturday in Portland. Born in New Orleans, La., he is survived by children Kalinansa, Bruce and Andrea. Services on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Dr. Stephen E. McPherson Memorial Scholarship Fund, 178 Belmont St., Englewood, NJ 07631.

Bullet Ronald A. Miyazono, 51, of Kona, Hawaii, a purchasing agent for the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel, died June 6 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by brother Milton and sister Joyce N. Kudamatsu. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Perry Morgan, 48, of Omao, Kauai, owner and operator of Morgan Roofing Inc., died last Saturday at home. Born in Los Angeles, he is survived by wife Irene; sons Kelly and Mark; mother Margaret McKinney; father Fred; brothers Glenn Morgan and Joey and Charles McKinney; and sister Jennifer. Services: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Kalaheo Missionary Church. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Ricky W. Padua Jr., 17, of Kaneohe died June 18 in Olympia, Wash. He is survived by father Ricky W., mother Audrey M., sisters Brandy and Penny and grandmothers Barbara Nasario and Yvonne V. Padua. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the park. Casual attire.

Bullet Raymond S. Pregana, 74, of Honolulu, a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserve, died Wednesday at home. He was also a retired heavy equipment inspector for the Area Maintenance Support Activity Shop at Fort Shafter. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Evelyn, son Raymond, daughter Rita, brother William and sister Edna Vincent. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine's Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Morito Sawa, 93, of Waipahu, a retired vegetable farmer, died June 12 at home. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Kimie; sons Thomas R., Edward T., Charles H., Francis Y., Howard M., James K. and George H.; daughter Jean C.; brothers Kazuto and Masato; sister Shizuyo Ishida; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Chester A. Schmidt, 73, of Sunset Beach, a retired director of special projects at Kaiser Permanente, died Tuesday at home. Born in Fergus Falls, Minn., he is survived by wife Benedicta, brothers Eugene and Delwyn, son Michael, daughters Pauline and Bonnie Lynn, six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. No services.

Bullet Robert R. Soares, 45, of Kula, Maui, a pilot and mechanic for Pacific Helicopter Tours Inc., died Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by father Joseph A.; mother Margaret D. Gaebler; wife Lisa A.; brothers Clifford, Calvin, Clement and Jared; and sister Carmel Martin. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Pacific Helicopter Tours Hanger Kahului Airport. Casual attire. Call 871-9771 for information.

Bullet Glen R. Taniguchi, 46, of Pearl City, an assistant chief of customer service at the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, died June 16 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jo-Ann, daughter Kari, father Paul and mother Thelma. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Charles F. “Bo” Tatemichi, 67, a retired carpenter, died June 21. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jane H.K.; sons Dale, Bret and Lee; daughters Jiu McColgan and Rory Kamitono; brother Chihiro; sisters Mitsuru E. Yamasaki, Florence Tengan and Roberta Asao; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual and aloha attire.

Bullet Joseph M. Tracy, 71, of Hilo died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Oklahoma, he is survived by wife Kathrine; son Paul; daughters Anita K. Durst, Gina M. Lay and Jodi E. Aviles; sister Anna Parker; and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Central Kona Union Church. Call after 1 p.m. Private burial.

Bullet Betty D. Wright, 61, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hawaii died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Sheridan, Ore., she is survived by husband Bernard D., sons Michael and Richard, brother Donald Booth and four grandchildren. No services.

Bullet James K. Yogi, 64, of Honolulu, a Del Monte pineapple plantation maintenance mechanic, died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Naha, Okinawa, he is survived by wife Eleanor; son Peter; daughter Naomi Fujita; brothers Kisei and Yoshihiro; and sisters Hatsue Sesoko, Toyoko Teruya, Hideko Tamashiro and Tomiko Sasaki. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.



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