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Saturday, August 21, 1999


Sister Harriet Lum,
55, taught in Kalihi

Star-Bulletin staff

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Sister Harriet Lum, a Honolulu-born member of the Maryknoll religious order, died July 25 in Phelps Memorial Hospital, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.

Lum, 55, taught at St. John the Baptist School in Kalihi from 1968 to 1975. She spent 18 years working in Indonesia as a mathematics teacher, director of administration for 50 Catholic schools in Bandung and as principal of St. Paul's School in Aileu, East Timor. She was the English language newscaster for Vatican Radio when Pope John Paul II visited Indonesia in 1989.

Funeral services and burial were in Maryknoll, N.Y. A Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. next Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church. Friends may call after 10 a.m. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Donations suggested to Maryknoll Sisters, P.O. Box 311, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0311.

She is survived by her mother, Muriel Lum Pang; brothers Gerard T. and Michael J. Lum; and sister Virginia Lum Young.

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Silivo L. Brown, 69, of Kahuku, a retired security guard, died Saturday in Kahuku. Born in Western Samoa, he is survived by wife Marina; sons Hans and Silivo Jr.; daughters Lily Fonoimoana, Curlyn Latu, Deloma Sauvao and La Vern Brown; brothers Vaifoa, Tilo and Teleni; sisters Faafili Lealaitafea and Sugalu Solipo; and 17 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Guillermo P. Dela Cruz, 90, of Waialua, who retired from Waialua Sugar Plantation, died Aug. 9 in Waialua. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Feliciana A. "Peling," son Romeo, and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Charles R. "Todd" Eberle Jr., 66, of Kihei, a precision machinist for a sugar company, died Thursday in Hale Makua, Kahului. Born in Philadelphia, he is survived by wife Elizabeth, mother Florence R., daughters Valesia Seltmann and Vanessa Dykes, sister Lois "Skippy" Rosensweig, and a granddaughter. Private services.

Misao Endo, 90, of Honolulu, a retired kitchen helper at Pearl City Tavern, died Tuesday in Ann Pearl Care Home. Born in Aiea, she is survived by son Gerald T., two granddaughters, four great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ellen A.S. Goo, 90, of Kaneohe, a tax preparer for the state, died Tuesday in Honolulu. Born in Nawiliwili, Kauai, she is survived by son Harry H. Jr., eight grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Private services.

Steven H. Higa, 48, of Waipahu, a produce manager for Times Super Market in Waipahu, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughter Joy Laura, father Thomas, brother Albert, and sister Lorene Nakamura. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Randy Hoopii, 49, of Fullerton, Calif., died Thursday. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Leila, parents Irene Shimaoka and Merasol Hoopii, sons Shayne K. and Ryan K., brothers Cary and Rusty, sister Sandy Masaoka, and two grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Private burial. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Chizuru Iwamoto, 92, of Kahului, a retired field worker at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., died Thursday in Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Waikapu, Maui, she is survived by sons Motokatsu and Tamotsu; daughters Patsy Shimizu and Mieko Fukushima; brothers Munaki Morimoto and Shoji Yamaguchi; sisters Kaoru Hashizumi, Dorothy Yamato and Thelma T. Irimata; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wallace Y. Kimura, 83, of Waipahu, who retired from THOHT Construction Co., died Tuesday at home. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Doris K.; sons John H. and Gerald H.; brother Tadayoshi; sisters Barbara Kimura, Joyce Oyama and Charlotte Muraoka; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Misako Kunimune, 86, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper and sales clerk of family-owned Kuni Dry Goods, died Wednesday in Lanihuli Hale. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers Makoto, Frank, Harry and Thomas; and sisters Tazue Ozaki and Dorothy Nimori. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ruth Y. Makalii, 80, of Pukalani, Maui, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Kahului, she is survived by husband Ernest M.; sons T. Allan and Warren; daughter Mary-Agatha Leighnor; brothers Joseph S., Libert and Henry Yap; sisters Margaret Louis, Rosemarie Kele, Catherine Casaquit, Henrietta Simmons and Charlotte Leong; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church in Makawao. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Veterans Cemetery in Makawao. Casual attire.

Francisca A. "Frances" Naong, 79, of Mililani, a retired sales clerk from Kunia Store, died Aug. 13 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Edward and Gilbert "Leroy," daughter Priscilla Ann Alfiche, sister Rose Hamora, 16 grandchildren, and seven great-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 St. John Apostles and Evangelist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Agnes K. Pave, 68, of Waianae died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Phillip K., Francis K. and Alfred K. Whitney; daughters Gwen N. Abelana, Hattie K. Gaco, Marie L. Whitney and Phoebe K. Chong; brothers John and Thomas Keolanui; sisters Helen Hoapili and Sarah Piers; 24 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

George Pruse, 75, of Ewa Beach, a retired truck driver from Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Margaret I.; sons Herbert J. and Paul D.; daughters Linda C. Leekwai, Janice E. Pruse and Vanessa G. Cain; brother Walter; sister Mildred Byram; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Roy M. Seoh, 75, of Irvine, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired professor of East Asian intellectual history, died Wednesday in St. Joseph Hospital in Baltimore. Born in Samchumpo, Korea, he is survived by son Thomas and three grandchildren. Mass held. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples.

Masao "George" Shibata, 89, of Honolulu, a retired health nutrition supplements salesman, died Aug. 9 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Tokuji, Stanley and Lloyd; daughters Betsy Nishibe, Carol Ginoza and Lynn Shigemoto; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ikuyo Shohara, 86, of Hilo died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. She is survived by sons Andrew N., Roy, James K. and William H.; daughter Sachiko Shohara Carlson; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Frances C. Smith, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired seamstress, died Aug. 12 in Honolulu. Born in Kaneohe, she is survived by daughters Carolyn Thom and Susan Furuya, brothers Noboru and Yoshiichi Yamagata, sister Dora Awaa, five grandchildren , and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment to follow. Private services.

Ann A. Torres, 86, of Kahului, who retired from Maui Land & Pine Co., died yesterday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Hamakuapoko, she is survived by son Frances; daughters Eleanor Martin, Mary Jane Arpin, Marilyn Lajara and Verena Alexander; sister Ferra Pagan; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Christ the King. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: St. Anthony's Cemetery.

Margaret T. Uyehara, 82, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Straub Hospital. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Robert K., Thomas S., Stephen K. and Gregory K.; daughters Shirley Cubio, Barbara Okamura and Marsha Nowinski; brothers Robert and George Ajimine; sisters Florence Miyashiro and Gladys Spies; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Aileen C. Wood, 77, of Honolulu is also survived by brothers Yoon Cho and Robert Chung and a grandchild. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.



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