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Obituaries

Saturday, July 31, 1999


Solomon "Kolo" Adams, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired test deskman with GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Wednesday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Rosemary; son Dexter; daughters Cynthia Jackson, Susan Heffernan and Kathy Moses; brother Raymond; sister Emma Gloor; and seven grandchildren. Services: 1 .m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Norman A.C. Ahina, 50, of Mililani, a retired detective with the Honolulu Police Department, died July 21 in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Kahului, he is survived by wife Gail N.; sons Keoni Ahina and Kalei and Keawe Urabe; daughters Johvanna Kahiona, Julie Hao and Jannell K. Ahina; parents Norman "Buddy" and Yaeko F.; brother Gary; sisters Lynette and Stephanie Ahina, Roxanne Rowley and Gaylen Torio; and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Alice Apo, 89, of Kaupo, Maui died Thursday in Kula Hospital. Born in Kaupo, she is survived by three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Services over ashes: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Huialoha Church. Inurnment to follow. Aloha attire.

Dionicio B. Balisacan, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, an irrigator for McBryde Sugar Co., died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Primitiva G., sons Dionicio Jr. and Glen, brothers Simon and Juan,, and sister Matilde Badua. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.

Marie A. Bouchard, 86, of Duarte, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died yesterday in Duarte. Born in Canada, she is survived by daughter Gisele Bailey, son Andre, three grandsons, and great-grandchildren. Burial: Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Kahu K. Calhau-Dizon, infant son of David K. Dizon of Lahaina and Samantha H. Calhau of Pukalani, Maui, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He is also survived by grandparents Frederick and Ione Calhau Jr. and Albert-Dall and Yolanda Dizon; and great-grandparents Fred Calhau, Anna Dizon and Ellen Inciong. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery. Casual attire.

John F. Carvalho, 43, of Hilo, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Monday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Lee Ann; daughters Elena Medeiros and Tiffany Ann Carvalho; son John Jr.; mother Angelina; father John Flores; brothers John L. Robello, Salvador Carvalho, John Flores Jr., Joseph Perreira and Jonathan Flores; sisters Judy Dean, Darlene Moses and Jolene Perreira; and a granddaughter. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: noon Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Chock Jun Ng Chang, 91, of Honolulu is survived by daughter Marjorie Ho. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Barbara J.M. Mauna'ala Chillingworth, 64, of Waianae, a social worker, died Wednesday at home. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband Clifford; sons Cy and Clifford Jr.; daughters Didi Iokia, Charmaine Grilho, Carla Faye Hobbs and Annafay Ohler; brothers Walter, Roy and Henry Barrett; sister Patsy Miller; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Rita Church. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Zablan Beach. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.

Jeffery A. "Jeff" Clarabal, 74, of Mililani, a retired federal worker, died Wednesday in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Waianae, he is survived by wife Trinidad R., son Jason, daughter Ruth T. Clarabal Yanellas, seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lela B. Errett, 80, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died July 23 in Honolulu. Born in Santa Clara, Calif., she is survived by daughters LeeAnn Errett, Sue Kane and Sally Leisemeyer; son Peter Jr.; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at St. Clement's Episcopal Church. No flowers. Donations suggested to a charity.

Samuel S. Fischell, 84, of Tarzana, Calif., and formerly of Honolulu, a veteran meteorologist in the U.S. Air Force, died July 13. Born in Philadelphia, he is survived by daughters Denise Sherman and Harriet Ader, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Burial held.

George A. Kayatani, 66, of Pukalani, Maui, a mechanic for the County of Maui, died Monday in Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Vivian; son Keith; daughters Merrilyn Almeida, Laureen Borge, Jan Kayatani and Dawn Ramos; sister Grace; stepchildren William and Elizabeth Garcia; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary.

Gaylord D.A. Kuikahi, 49, of Waipahu, a retired sheetmetal worker, died Tuesday in Waipahu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Helen M. "Tootsie"; sons Sheldon, Donavan, Isaac, Chadwick and Jason; daughter Noelani; mother Mayta; brothers Wayne C., Harry "Ahlaulan," Everett "Skidro," Kenanilehua "Kenani," Kawailani "Peewee" and Kainoakanaluukauhilialoha "K"; sisters Gail Hassard and Harrilyn Baltero; grandfather Max Oneha; and seven grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Florence T. Muroki, 89, of Wailuku, co-owner of Wailuku Florist, died last Saturday in Kahului Hale Makua. She was also a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Wailuku, she is survived by sons Edwin Jr., Don S. and Eric J.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Keizo Oda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired owner of K's Market in Kalihi, died July 23 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, he is survived by wife Helen, son Ronald, daughter Elaine Kim, four grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Isabel F. Racan, 86, of Aiea died Tuesday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by husband Amado; sons Ramon, Honorato, Francisco, Amado Jr. and Alfredo; daughters Letecia Racan, Herminia Stone and Josefina Sunga; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: Olongapo Memorial Cemetery at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cesario J. "Cesar" Ruizo, 93, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Wednesday in Hale Nani Health Center. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Edward and Joseph; daughters Margaret Wong, Maggie Reverio and Carmin Kageyama; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Hanayo N. Sugimoto, 77, of Aiea, a retired practical nurse, died Tuesday at home. Born in Pahala, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Derrick M., Brian M., Michael K. and Patrick; brother Archie Nakamoto; sister Yuki Hirata; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles E. Thompson, 68, of Honolulu, a retired cytologist, died July 11. Born in Raleigh, N.C., he is survived by son Herman L. Thompson Jones. Private services.

Lucia Viernes, 93, of Kahului died Wednesday in Hale Makua. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Benito B.; sons Ernesto, Benito Jr. and Reynaldo; daughters Linda Viernes and Armelina Cadiz; sister Justa Sagadraca; 24 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 9 to 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at the church. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire



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