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Obituaries

Wednesday, August 25, 1999


James F. Andrade, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired machinist, died Aug. 17 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by companion Tomiko; sister Diana Jones; brothers Frank, Gordon and Abraham; and hanai children Nicole and Dickie Jones. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the park. Casual attire.

Juan S. Antonio, 90, of Waipahu, a retired federal maintenance worker, died Aug. 7 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Violeta B., son Steven B., daughter Joann Queja, brother Frederico S. and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Filomena P. Brown, 58, of London, died July 30 in London. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by husband Cyril; sisters Rosalina Acidera, Lourdes Paulino, Josefina Corpuz, Griselda "Ester" Pablo and Josephine Felipe; and brother Salvador Pablo. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael's Church in Koloa. Call from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Burial: Koloa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Ambrosia Cadaoas, 81, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired crew leader for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp., died Saturday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Paukaa, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Albert, John and Richard Milare and Allan and Melvin Cadaoas; daughter Linda Rodrigues; stepson Richard; stepdaughters Pearly "Eli" Pa and MaryJane "Lani" Oliveira; brothers Vicente "Sonny" and Robert "Bobby" Rosario, Abel Medina and Primitivo Gualderama; sisters Patricia Shelley, Manuela "P" Pavao, Josephine Fontes and Bella Porrovecchio; 29 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lucy R. Cahill, 74, of Waianae, who retired from Dole Pineapple Co., died Aug. 12 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by sons Robert and Steven; daughters Donna Broome and Georgiana Pruse; sisters Marie Rabago and Genevieve Daite; brothers Ali, Reme and Ronald Romo; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Antonino De Peralto, also known as "Antonio" or "Tony," 73, of Honolulu, a retired painter with the federal government, died Aug. 6. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by daughter Rosita Valdez, companion Rosie Perez and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Eugene DeRego, 78, of Kahului, a retired maintenance man at the Maui Palms & Maui Beach Hotels, died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Makawao, he is survived by daughters Brenda and Jennifer DeRego and Audrey Villanueva; brothers Alfred and Robert; and three grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Marilyn M. Hodge, 70, of Kailua, died Thursday in Kailua. Born in Long Beach, Calif., she is survived by husband Herbert W., sons Herbert W. Jr. and Michael W., daughters Linda H. Harada and Shari Hodge and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua. No flowers. Donations suggested to the church or American Cancer Society.

Keith K. Keau, 48, of Kula, Maui, an enforcement chief for the Department of Land and Natural Resources, County of Maui, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Kula, he is survived by wife Patricia, son C. Josh K., daughters Renee Keau-Horiuchi and Jennifer Keau, parents Benjamin and Hilda, brother Benjamin Jr., and sister Melvia Kalawaia. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Call 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Burial and reception to follow. Aloha attire.

Charles B.L. "Charley" Kupa, 50, of Waianae, who worked for the University of Hawaii for Hawaiian Asian and Pacific Studies, died last Wednesday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Kiley K. Murphy; companion Sue Murphy; mother Zelie Lei Kipu; sister Marilyn "Nell;" and brothers John K. and Daniel K. Kupa and Donovan Lam. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to noon. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Hatsue Kuwahara, 97, of Honolulu, died Aug. 17. Born in Ewa, she is survived by sons Herbert, Clarence, Norman, Warren, Kenneth, Allan and George; daughters Janet Nakashima, Katherine Kawamura and Betty Kunihiro; brother Masao Shichida; 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Harry K. Lee, 85, of Honolulu, a retired colonel, died Aug. 17 in Honolulu. He was also a retired federal employee. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Kam Hoon; son Francis; daughters Leona Hee and Wendy Ching; brother Henry; sisters Helen and Dorothy Chun, Bertha Young and Alma Goo; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Waiokeola Congregational Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francis Y.P. Leong, 85, of Honolulu, died Aug. 11 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Annette Wong, Jeanette Nagahara and Paulette Chinn; brothers Leonard and Wallace; and five granddaughters. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Eliceo "Frankie" Maximo, 85, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired truck driver with Lihue Sugar Plantation, died Saturday at home. Born in Laoag, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Marcela; son Fred; hanai son Charles Sasaki; daughters Doris Pena, Frances Maximo, Linda Santa Ana, Terry Maximo and Leona Tagupa; brother Faustino; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Michael & All Angels' Episcopal Church in Lihue. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Casual attire.

Eugenia J. McClay, 81, of Mililani, died Friday in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Washington D.C., she is survived by sons Hugh, Eugene, Edward and Jerome; daughters Mary Smith, Madeleine Cuello and Gerta, Marguerite and Kathleen McClay; brother Edward Sutton; sister Mary McBride; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Minnie Meyers, 65, of Nanakuli, died Friday at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Thomas; sons Thomas, Carl "Kalani," Bushrod, Arthur, Glenn and Oswald; daughters Charmaine and Debbie Lynn Meyers, Mona Lisa Long and Trinidad Septimo; brothers Manuel "Wela," Fred "Cowboy" and Hiram Rosa; sisters Matilda Applewhite, Inez Naholowaa and Esther Napoleon; 28 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

Arleen J. Mindoro, 59, of Honolulu, a retired clerk/typist for the state Department of Health, died last Wednesday at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by father Pedro "Pete," brother David, and sisters Geraldine Wabinga, Barbara Bailey and Gloria Spallone. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Noboru Mukai, 92, of Wailuku, a retired painter, died Friday in Weinberg Care Center, Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Shizuko K.; sons Clifford N., Patrick and Glenn; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Julia H. Murphy, 78, of Kahului, a retired schoolteacher, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Kansas City, Kan., she is survived by sons John L. and James M.; daughters Julie R. Murphy, Janet Murphy Grenoble and Susan Murphy Engle; and six grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Alvin R. "Al" Pacheco, 43, of Waimea, Hawaii, a cowboy for Parker Ranch, died Aug. 16 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Jared; daughters Kanoilani R. Perry and Christina Pacheco; father Joseph Jr.; mother Sylvia L.G. Beckham; brothers Joe Pacheco III and Ben and Brian Cordero; sister Roxanne Saleve; and three grandsons. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: Sunday. Call Joe Pacheco III at 775-8106 for more information. Casual attire. No flowers.

The Rev. Arthur L. Payne, 81, of Honolulu, a retired minister in the Church of the Nazarene, died Thursday. Born in Ohio, he is survived by wife Ruth, son Bill, daughter Suzanne and three grandsons. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaneohe Church of the Nazarene, Mokulele Drive and Puaae Road. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Edwin "Michael" Reucia, 48, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a lead supervisor for the Water Features Department at the Hilton Waikoloa, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. He was also a part-time tour guide for the Waipio Valley Shuttle and proprietor of Jolene's KauKau Korner. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Jolene, son Michael K., daughter Charlee P., parents Edwin and Yukiko, brother Tracy and sister Debra Miguel. Call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa Ward. Call again after 8 a.m. Saturday at the Reucia residence in Kukuihaele. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kukuihaele County Cemetery. Casual attire.

John Santos Jr., 22, of Kaneohe, died last Wednesday in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents John and Anna, sister Joanna, brother Sean, and grandparents Thomas and Evelyn. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Haruyuki "Haru" Suzuki, 72, of Hilo, a retired welder for Yamada & Sons, died Aug. 10 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Suga "Sue," son Owen, brother Murao, and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary donations.

Hitoshi Urada, 78, of Kula, Maui, an office manager at Libby McNeil Pineapple Co., died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was also a retired carnation farmer. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Patsy, daughter Marsha Tanaka, sister Ethel Okazaki, and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Florentina G. Valdez, 83, of Honolulu, died Aug. 14 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Brigido, Romeo and Danilo; daughter Estela; brother Peter Galanto; sister Rebecca Del Rosario; 16 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Dorothy G. Wagner, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired accountant and housemother at Kamehameha Schools, died Aug. 10 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Newark, N.J., she is survived by sons John and William, daughter Lois Dickson, six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ronald T. Yonemura, 49, of Mililani, an item processing clerk for Central Pacific Bank, died Thursday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ofelia, and sons Cory and Travis. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.



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