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Obituaries

Friday, October 1, 1999


Rites tomorrow
for plane-crash
victim Abac

Star-Bulletin staff

Tapa

Hubert W.T. "Wade" Abac, 39, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, formerly of Maui, who was killed in a plane crash Saturday on the Big Island, will be remembered in a Mass at 9 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Church in Makawao.

Inurnment will be at Veterans Cemetery; casual attire.

Abac was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Linda Crighton; sons Wade, Travis and Derrin; brothers Robert and Brian; stepbrothers John and Kekoa Yap; sisters Charlene Smith and Denise Tuff; stepsisters Nani Teruya, Monica Yap and Blossom Feiteira, and grandmother Elsie Oki.


Masu Arisumi, 99, of Kahului died last Friday in Yamaguchi, Japan. She was born in Yamaguchi. She is survived by sons Hiroshi, Satoji, John Y., Mitsuo, Masato, Tady and Toshio "Joe"; daughters Helen Yamashige and Tokie Taira, 27 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Renetta P. "Wren" Auchinleck, 43, an author, died last Friday in Mililani. She was also an illustrator and animal rights activist. She is survived by mother Rose Lisnek; father Richard, sisters and a son. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at Magic Island. Donations suggested to her son.

Jesusa L. Benigno, 67, of Ewa Beach died Sept. 19 in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Louis; sons Melvin, Michael and Malvert; brothers Juan, Justino and Felicisimo, and sisters Juliana Abomonga and Constancia Trumata. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Dimiterio "Danny" Cappo, 79, of Aiea, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Saturday in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by children Danny P. and Stephen Cappo and Laura Lundy, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery. Casual attire.

Primitivo de la Cruz, 75, of Waialua, who retired from Waialua Sugar Plantation, died Sept. 22 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Ruperta G.; sons Rick and Elpidio; daughters Norma Kop, Nora de la Cruz and Conching Rabena; stepsons Sandy, Michael and Absalon Valdez; stepdaughters Ely Bolosan, Asuncion Valdez and Erlinda Francisco; sister Francesca Corpuz, 28 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hugh Duffield, 76, of Kailua will be remembered in services at 3 p.m. Wednesday at 1030 Aoloa Place, activity recreaction room, Kailua. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Emily A.W. Enos, 92, of Laie, a retired cafeteria manager, died Sept. 23 in Laie. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Arthur "Keawe;" daughters Blossom Kekaula, Williet Range, Lulu Ng, Muriel Prager and Leona Jensem; sister Margaret Murray; 17 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Laie North Stake Center. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Carolyn L.Y.U. "Annette" Fong, 56, of Honolulu died Tuesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Lynette and brothers Reginald, Wendall and Randie. Services: noon Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Helen E.N. Funaki, 67, of Honolulu, a retired teacher at the Holy Trinity School, died Monday in Straub Hospital. She was born in Marquette, Mich. She is survived by husband James; son Brian; daughters Joan Kaimikaua and Paula Young; brothers Robert, James and Donald Nordling, and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Sanctuary, Central Union Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Evelyn S. Go, 70, of Kahului will be remembered in services at 6 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Philomen St. Pierre Guth, 81, of Lahaina died Wednesday at home. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by sons John L. and Patrick; daughters Mary Jo Bryan, Teresa Sanders, Deborah Wood, Susan "Susie" Walton, Phyllis Shaver, Gretchen Babcock and Penny Guth-Tuipulotu, 44 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Lahaina Sacred Hearts School.

Joseph Dela Cruz Iwashita, 53, of Agana, Guam, died Tuesday in Tripler Hospital. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is survived by wife Bernadette; sons Kevin, Chris and Vincent; daughters Janelyn and Kathy; mother Manuela Blas; brothers Jesus Iwashita and Antonio, Ricardo and Benjamin Blas, and sisters Lisa Anderson, Maria Perez, Emily Goodwin, Natividad Gumataotao, Veronica "Vicky" Toves and Connie Blas. Services in Yigo, Guam.

Yone Kauhi, 64, of Kaneohe died Tuesday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Ishikawa-Ken, Japan. She is survived by son Keoua; daughters Christine and Laura Kauhi, Sophia Hackett and Simone Clark; brothers Tomiaki and Takayuki Domai; sister Eiko Mita, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Lily Shiu Yin Lee, 94, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Cora Maranda Care Home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wilfred, Sonny and David; daughter Phoebe Choy; sisters Alice Ng and Daisy Young; brother Albert Liu, 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Burial: Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nancy N.H. Lum, 70, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. She is also survived by sisters Helen Young, Violet Chun and Marge Loo, and brothers Richard Liu and Walter Leu. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday was provided by the family.

Mack J. "Boy" Meagher, 26, of Waimanalo, a student at Hawaii Pacific University, died last Friday in Agana, Guam. He also worked for a local security firm. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Bernie and Mack Garrett-Meagher; brothers Kalae and Aloanu, and grandmother Lusia. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Vicky A. "Gorgonia" Nagun, 68, of Ewa Beach, a retired schoolteacher, died Monday in Straub Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Luis L.; son Restie A.; daughter Lisa N. Jama; brothers Marcial I. and Macario I. Apellido, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 91-1004 North Road in Ewa. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers.

Kiyoshi "Dixie" Okazaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired office clerk for Unocal, died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanette S.; son Eugene S.; brother Isamu, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Margaret K. Sakamoto, 74, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary for American Savings, died Sept. 18. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Isaac and sister Grace Misaki. Private services.

James J. "Big Jim" Slauson, 65, of Las Vegas and formerly of Honolulu died Monday in Las Vegas. He was born in Hudson, N.Y. He is survived by wife Janet M.; son James D.; brother Robert F., and three grandchildren. Mass on the mainland. Donations suggested to Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation, c/o Mr. Kenny Winn at Golden Nugget Design Center, 3260 Industrial Road, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109, or the American Lung Association, 4100 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nev., 89121.

Mitsuo Tari, 75, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic supervisor for the U.S. Army, died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dianne; sons Milton and Brian; daughter Carolyn Tari-Sanchez; sisters Lillian Ichimura and Dorothy Nakama, and a grandson. Private services.



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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