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Obituaries

Tuesday, October 12, 1999


Enrique Agpalasin, 92, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired boiler-room crew chief with the former Pepeekeo Sugar Plantation, died Thursday in Kau Hospital. He was born in San Nicolas, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita, daughter Purification "Rose" Norberte, brother Domingo Salvador, sister Leonora Sanbajon, three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Norberte residence on Pumeli Street in Pahala. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pahala. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

Oscar O. Ahuna, 73, of Waimanalo, a heavy equipment operator, died Oct. 4 in Castle Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Edward; daughters Lydia Kaui, Beatrice Silva and Gloria Ahuna-Apo; hanai daughter Gloria-Ann Ahuna-Hoapili; brothers Robinson and Harold Ahuna and Daniel Nelson; sisters Gladys Welch, Adele Greenleaf, Helen Ahuna, Ellene Pahinui and Rachel Nelson; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Herman A. Bautista, 58, of Waianae, died Sept. 28 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl; sons Herman Jr., Matthew and Mautofi Ioapo; daughters Cathy Bautista, Petra Garner and Michelle and Elena Ioapo; brothers Richardo and Mateo; sisters Anita Moore, Helen Linville, Virginia Tinay and Shirley Bautista; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Waianae Army Recreation Center, 85-010 Army St.

John G. Belleza, 85, of Honolulu, died Sept. 25 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Abra, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Benny and Rogelio, and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Sarah K. Castro, 78, of Kaneohe, who worked at Mun Hun Chun Restaurant in Hilo, died Oct. 4 in Kuakini Hospital. She was also a file clerk for the city ambulance service. She was born in South Kona. She is survived by sons Melvin "Mel," Thomas "Tommy" and Leonard "Lenny"; daughter Shirley L. Gonsalves; brothers Edwin "Ed" and Lawrence "Larry" Kaaihue; and six grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Richard K.M. Chun, 78, of Honolulu, a retired electrician from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Oct. 3 in Pohai Nani Care Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miyoko, daughter Luanne S.A. Cummings, sister Betty Lee, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Manuel Cuizon, 73, of Aiea, a retired musician, died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He also worked for the state Traffic Division. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rose L.; sons Manuel and Roy; daughters Marilyn, Gwen, Rhonda and Iris; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Francisco S. Isabel, 67, of Waianae, a construction worker, died Oct. 1 in Waianae. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary Ann; brother Pete; stepsons Daniel Kakutani, Samuel Dacosan, Ralph Cordoban and Henry Isabel; stepdaughters Diana Argayoso, Maryann Jenks, Bernice Medeiros, Henrietta Whitaker and Leialoha Kondo; and stepdaughter Donna Taitaian. Services at a later date.

Thomas E. Jackson Jr., 19, of Waianae, also known as "Rico Boy," died Oct. 4. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Thomas "Rico"; mother Debra Brink; brothers Jerrell, Jeremiah and Jeremy; sisters Tina, Tiffany, Tinytuesday and Jerricah; grandparents Thomas Jr. and Walter B. Jackson and Elizabeth Palakiko; and great-grandmother Bertha Dunson. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Waianae United Methodist Church. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Friday at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Casual attire.

Annie K.K.B. Kauhane, 86, died Friday in Hauula. She was born in Honuapo, Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Joseph and Sam Borges, sisters Momi Bell and Muriel Char, nine daughters, a hanai son, 49 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 46-117 Halaulani St. Call from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Paul M. Keliipio, 75, of Hilo, a retired senior lifeguard and pool manager with the County of Hawaii, died yesterday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Paul M. Jr., daughters Pauline L. Young and Ramona L. Younce, brother Nelson, 10 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kathleen D. Mendes, 69, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Friday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stanley and John; daughters Esther Teddy, Norma Jean Paiva and Theresa Mendes; brother Adam DeRego Jr.; sister Rose Marie Avila; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kalopa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kazuko Nakasuji, 71, of Honolulu died Saturday at home. She was born in Kobe, Japan. She is survived by sons James T. and Tom W., daughters Mary M. Nakasuji-Yoshino and Jean A. Nakasuji, and seven grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Michael P. Ulibas, 55, of Waianae, a former employee of Conseco Marketing LLC, died Oct. 1 in Waianae. He was born in Cagayan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Helen C.; sons Mike C., Jack C. and Edgar C.; mother Juliana P.; and brother Anthony P. Olivas. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Rita's Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Peter C. "Pete" Viloria, 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired head chef at Halawa Correctional Facility, died Oct. 2 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Josephine "Jojo"; son Melvin; daughter Sandra Caravalho; stepdaughters Beverly Biscayno and Robin Loando; brothers George, Sandy and Andrew; sisters Aurelia Corpus, Sally Soliven and Helen Cabrera; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mitchell K. Watson, 86, of Kahului died Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Bernadette K. Nakagawa and Michelle U. Wilhelm, brother Henry, sister Mina Gleason, 15 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Inurnment: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.



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