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Obituaries

Wednesday, September 15, 1999


Rites Sunday
for Dillingham

Walter H. Dillingham, 97, of Honolulu will be remembered in memorial services at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pacific Club.

He was a businessman, a member of the Territorial Legislature and a lieutenant colonel in the Army.

He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Eloise; daughter Deborah Vogel; brother Peter and two grandsons.

Tapa

Ely G. Alupay, 54, of Wailuku died last Wednesday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mila; son Randy; daughter Emily, and sister Perlita Bacay. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Marie Celades Amorin, 64, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired dietitian with Wilcox Hospital, died Thursday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Wainaku, Hilo. She is survived by husband James "Cashim"; hanai son Raul Salcedo; sisters Gayle Bakiano, Emily Laluan and Lorraine and Rosita Celades, and brother Rosindo Celades. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Sept. 24 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

Thomas F. "Tommy" Barros, 80, of Kailua, a retired laundry supervisor, died Sunday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas F. "Sparky" Jr., Wyman and Lance; daughter Hauoli Crivello; sisters Mae Veriato and Lydia Robinson, and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Kenneth F. Brittain, 78, of Haiku, Maui, who retired from the state Department of Health, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Irene; stepmother Dorothy Shamkin; sons Fred, Kenneth, Rodney and George; daughter Peggy Minobe; stepdaughters Barbara Wylie, Sylvia Comer and Sherry Vierra; stepsons Herman and Leonard Perreira; brothers Roy and Harold; sisters Shirley Vierra and Dorothy Hashizaki; 33 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Prayer services: 8 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Church in Makawao. Call from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Rosary Church in Paia. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: St. Joseph Church. Casual attire.

Zensuke Chinen, also known as "Harry" or "Hage," 78, of Kailua, a retired state shipping clerk for the state Foreign Trade Zone, died Monday in Castle Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kie; daughter Jan T. Opdahl; sisters Haruko "Ruby" Ishiara, Yoshiko "Helen" Higa, Jane Chung and Betsy Fukunaga, and a granddaughter. Services: 6 tonight at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bailon R. Duque, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired sugar plantation laborer, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a full-time minister. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eleanor; son Baelson; brother Modesto, and sister Iluminada Prado. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Queen Liliuokalani Recreational Center in Kailua-Kona. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 78-6955 Mamalahoa Highway. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Earl M. Ejima, 67, of Hilo, a retired carpenter, died Aug. 31 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by father Harry M.; brother Larry K., and sisters Doreen Yasuda and Betty Dickinson. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leroy J. Forster, 71, of Waianae, a retired photography sales manager, died Sunday at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Doris; daughters Juline and Rae Forster, Joyce Hanson and Joan-ne Fernandez, and brother Richard Gardner Jr. Memorial services: 8 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, 85-786 Old Government Road. Call after 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mary T. Schmitz Gasper, 74, of Honolulu will be remembered in a Mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Mary Souza Gouveia, 91, of Louisiana and formerly of Honolulu, a retired owner-operator of a patient care home, died Thursday in Metairie, La. She is survived by daughter Frances G. Gochenouer; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Minoru "Joe" Hiraki, 71, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter, died Sept. 5 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Neal K. and daughter Ann T. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kenzo Ishii, 81, of Honolulu, a retired cook for the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility, died Aug. 31 in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Betsy M. Private services.

Florence K. Kalawao, 69, of Waianae died Thursday in Queen's Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Sheldon Hoopai and William Kalawao; daughters Pamela Perez, Davielene Kahookele, Dannette Yadao, Daniella Sylvester and Sandralee Weaver; brothers Abraham AhHee and Stanley Kamohalii; sister Dorothy Kauhane, 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Church of God-Maili, 87-895 Ehu St. Call from 9 a.m. to noon. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward S.K. Kam, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired driver salesman for Foremost Dairy, died Aug. 23 in Castle Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leatrice; son Bryan, brother Raymond; sisters Alice Shimokawa, Thelma Enoka and Miriam Ching, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Leonard T. Kea, of Honolulu, who retired from Hawaiian Electric Co., died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Heeia. He is survived by wife Phyllis; son Stanley, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

James "Jimmy" Kenui, 46, of Makawao, Maui, a mechanic for Kahului Trucking & Storage, died Saturday at home. He was also with the U.S. Army. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Doris; sons James, Christopher and Kanoa; daughters Leilani Adams and Ashley Naone; sisters Maryann An Chan, Momi Figueroa, Elaine Rodrigues, Maile Nakamura, Geraldine Bell and Lani Kukaua; brothers Gary and Stanley, and a grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Hiroshi "Puggy" Kozawa, 72, of Lahaina, a retired irrigator with Pioneer Mill, died last Wednesday at home. He was born in Lahaina. He was also a Korean War veteran. He is survived by sons Todd H. and Darren; hanai son Todd Steele, and sisters Fumie Anbe, Kayo Ishizaka and Toshimi Kawamura. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Eusebia Laganse, 79, of Honolulu died Sept. 5 in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Emilio Jr. and three grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Wilhelmina Luna, 88, of Pearl City died Sept. 8 in Aloha Nursing Center. She was born in Papaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Manuel Jr. and Wibur; daughters Wilma Kaninau and Hedy Harrison; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Burial: Sunset Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Thomas K. Maeda, 75, of Honolulu, a retired epidemiological specialist for the state Department of Health, died Friday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen N.; daughter Jeanne S.; brothers Ichiro and Richard H., and sister Margaret T. Sugano. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles Y. Matayoshi, 72, of Honolulu, a retired MTL bus driver, died Friday in St. Francis Hospital. He was also employed by Dole Food Corp. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Min Sook "Junko" Kim-Matayoshi; son David, and sisters Gwendolyn Wong, Patricia Nagafuchi and Edwina Kajioka. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.

Jovencio A. Pedro, 43, of Waipahu died Aug. 22 in the Philippines. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Jomar; daughters Jovelyn and Joslyn; mother Isabel A.; brothers Manuel, Rafael and Damaso, and sisters Estrellita Eugenio and Francisca Perez. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Makaio Lee Rich, 12, of Mililani, a sixth-grade student at Mililani Middle School, died Sept. 4 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Manathis Lee and Judith Rich; brothers Kona and Manathis Lee Rich Jr. and Darrin and Edmond Kahala, and sisters Patricia and Lokelani Rich and Fern Kaleikini. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Cesario Rivera, 97, of Kahului died Sunday in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sister Filomena Acosta, and caretakers nephew Dallas and Renita Acosta. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Christ the King Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: noon Tuesday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hazel S. Shinagawa, 96, of Kailua, a retired seamstress, died Friday in Castle Hospital. She was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. She is survived by son Paul T.; daughter Jean T. Matsushita; brothers Harold Y., Clifford S. and Peter I. Tomai; sister Ruth T. Nishijima, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fiaola S. Tuiasosopo, 9, of Honolulu, a student at Jefferson Elementary School, died Sept. 6 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Lemailoa and Laga'ali; sisters Fa'apaologa, Alofa and Risati; brothers Analeseanoa, Vanimonimo, Lemailoa Jr., Robert, Rimoni, Emanuelu, Venisiusi, Faamele and Talaiga, and grandmother Sa Timo Poti. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ierusalema Fou, 616 N. School St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.

'Nita L. Wagner, 58, of Honolulu died July 12 in Honolulu. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by daughters Kelly Phillips and Kathleen Ray; son Daniel Wagner; sisters Margaret McGlone and Ella McDowell, and brothers Ersel Gasser and Raymond Lenton. No services. Donations suggested to charity.

Gary K. Yamada, 70, of Wahiawa, manager of Woodwinds Condominium, died Aug. 31 in Straub Hospital. He was also a state corrections employee. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hazel J.L.; sons Clifton and Mitchell; daughters Hazel L. Sumagit and Nancy Omi; brothers Leness, Raymond, Walter, John, Stanley and Brian; sisters Hilda Kono, Merle Masuda and Thelma Lum, and two grandchildren. Memorial celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.



You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/education/hcc/library/hiindex.html
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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