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Obituaries

Tuesday, July 13, 1999


Fumiko Asari, 86, of Kailua, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospice. Born on Maui, she is survived by son James N., two granddaughters and a great-grandson. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Caridad Bio, 64, of Waipahu, a retired baker for Waipahu Elementary School, died July 2 in Waipahu. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by husband Pedro; daughters Rosita Duhon, Priscilla Griffin, Theresa Matsuo, Veronica Bio, Carmelita Uta and Virginia Orpilla; mother Catalina "Marta;" brothers Elpidio, Mauro B., Antonio, Sinfroso and Bonifacio; sisters Ermilina Lobetos, Guadalupe Respicio and Marina Bio; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Antoinette Cardoza, 88, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Papaikou, Hawaii, she is survived by son Benjamin Jr.; daughters Eleanor Welch, June Ruiz and Rosemarie Gomes; sister Louise Riveira; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Catherine J. Ciano, 44, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Toronto, she is survived by father Henry, mother Patricia, brother Gordon and sister Sheila. Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Kay A. Cutler, 77, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died Sunday in Las Vegas. Born in Tokyo, she is survived by husband Robert M. and sisters Yasuko Kaji and Chiyoko Kikuchi. No services.

Anthony C. Doctolero, 40, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died July 3 in Honolulu. Born on Oahu, he is survived by father Deogracio "Joe;" sons Carlton and Brandon; daughters Sasha, Brailynn and Bryanna; sister Julie Kaluahine; brothers Deogracio "Baba," Melvin and Michael; and grandfather Simeon Colodong. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Petra G. Esposo, 94, of Waianae, died June 30 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Constancio, Guss "Cecil" and Jefferson; daughters Josefa Tamayo, Vicky Guillermo, Candida Solcruz, Maria Samilin and Gloria Jatico; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard A. Hayakawa, 77, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Wednesday in Beverly Manor Convalescent Home. Born in Hanalei, Kauai, he is survived by daughters June Sueda and Jessie Hayakawa, sisters Cherry Matsumoto and Helen and Thelma Hayakawa, three grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.

Ronald K. Hewlett, 62, of Honolulu, vice president and property manager with Cen Pac Properties, died June 8 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughter Kehau; brother John "Dickie;" and sisters Dorothy Irvine, Lillian Silva, Barbara Gepart and Margaret Hewlett. Services: 7 tonight at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Scattering of ashes tomorrow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jane S. Hiraoka, 76, of Honolulu, a retired display setup person for Perfume Co., died July 5 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Private services.

Bessie R. Ito, 83, of Wahiawa, who retired from Schofield Post Exchange, died July 3 in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Wahiawa, she is survived by brother Koji and sisters Jean S. Matsui and Judith I. Kishimoto. Private services.

Edmond Janczyk, 71, of Kailua, a retired Coast Guard captain, died July 2 in Kailua. Born in Connecticut, he is survived by wife Nancy; sons Steven, Joseph and Benjamin; daughters Deborah, Susan, Elizabeth and Kate; brothers Alex and John; and four grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Private burial.

Jose L. Jaramillo, 83, of Honolulu died July 4 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Vigan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Mary; children Lyn Jaramillo, Chita Ballecer, Josie Savage, Cherie Glawischnig, Caroline Botelho, Gwendolyn Burr and Randall Corpuz; brother Ernesto; sister Juanita Taasan; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. No flowers.

Martin W. Kunze, 69, of Hawaii Kai, a former commander with the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet, died June 26 in San Diego. He was also a manager at City Mill, Hawaii Kai. He is survived by daughter Maela Kunze-Perry, mother Alma and a grandson. Burial at sea with military honors.

Soane F. "Fetuu" Latuniupulu, 28, of Kapaa, Kauai, a kava farmer and tree trimmer, died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Tonga, he is survived by wife Maureen M.; sons Soane and Paul; stepson Sam Araneta; stepdaughters Celena Taufatofua and Sheleah Araneta; parents Fatai and Latai; sisters Lamona, Alilia and Lucia; and brothers Petelo and Pita. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Earlys B.J.R. Le'i, 62, of Kaneohe, a retired office clerk with Neil Blaisdell Center, died Wednesday in Kaneohe. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Papalii Vanu T., son Lavaun, daughters Bobbie and Becky Le'i and Vivian Filiaga, brother Murrel K. Runnels, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a stepdaughter, hanai sons, and hanai daughters. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Waikalua Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Helen K.L. Low, 87, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired floral designer for the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Friday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was also a floral interior designer for Waimea residents and businesses. Born in Hilo, she is survived by son Francis Ruddle; daughters Annabelle Lindsey and Laura Sylva; sisters Florence Kumukahi, Harriet Lyman, Josephine Kong, Aloha Northam, Winona Hopkins, Hannah Ellis and Thelma Like; brother Edward Like; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

George A.L. Lum, 87, of Honolulu, owner of Lum's Office Equipment Service, died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Hilda; son Richard; daughters Georgia Scott, Cynthia Wong, Virginia Woo and Gloria Higa; brother Paul Kahoe; sisters Rose Tam Hoy and Florence Minn; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Maria K. McBee, 67, of Kaneohe died June 28 in Kaneohe. Born in Hakipuu, she is survived by husband Herbert F., daughters Grace and Joan Tisalona, brother Edwin Kaawa and five grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Katherine Kong Mock, 101, of Honolulu died June 8 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Hilda Pang and Laura Foo, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson. Private services.

Takashi Nishimura, 76, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. postal carrier, died Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Charlotte U., sons Leslie K. and Deane S., brothers Mitsushi and George, sisters Aiko Sakamoto and Yoshiko Motosue, and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Annie K. Oasay, 80, of Kaneohe, died July 4 at home. Born in Makawao, Maui, she is survived by sons Richard Haake and Albert Kuhia, brothers Abel Kuhia and Thomas Orseno, sister Adeline Dela Cruz, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Sakayo Okoga, 93, of Aiea, died July 4 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, she is survived by daughters Sumie Okoga and Kumiko Sasaki, sister Owari Inaba, three grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Private services.

Ronette M. Padua, 43, of Henderson, Nev., died July 1. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Roland; sons Rance, Randon and Randy; father Roy Hayashi; brother Ronald Hayashi; sister Roseanna Sylvester; and a grandchild. Services on the mainland.

Chung Ho Pang, 59, of Honolulu, part owner of Modern Shoe Repair, died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. Born in Seoul, Korea, he is survived by wife Son Mi, son Kevin, daughters Jeanie Young and Cindi P. Takiguchi, and brothers Kyong Ho and Jong Ho Pang. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Mayrose L. Ramiro, 64, of Honolulu died July 4 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Generoso; sons Generoso Jr., Ramon, Romeo and Roger; daughter Rhoda; brothers Roy and Rogelio Laya; sister Thelma Trinidad; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Lily F. Souza, 78, of Pahoa, Hawaii died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Waimea, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Frank, daughter Shirley Gonsalves, brother John Vierra, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.



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