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Obituaries

Thursday, October 21, 1999


George D. Carvalho Jr., 61, of California died Tuesday in California. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Antoinette; daughters Cherise Perez and Annette, Danette and Georgette Carvalho; mother Mamie Veriato; sister Diana DeRego; and a grandson. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to the family of George Carvalho Jr., 45-663 Puohala St., Kaneohe, HI 96744.

Rawlin K. Fernandez, 75, of Anahola, Kauai, a bus driver for Graylines Tours, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Elaine K.; children Patricia Noda, Phyllis Miyake and Rawlin Jr., Solomon N., Shanna K. and Rawlin Fernandez III; brothers Ramond and Antone; sisters Edna Kim and Genevieve Naito; stepchildren Sam and Darnell Alapai; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

James M. Hirao, 81, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for Dole Cannery Corp., died last Thursday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret F., daughter Kathleen H. Mitsuda, brothers Richard H. and Thomas S., and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Akira Hisanaga, 75, of Mililani, a retired storage branch warehouse supervisor at Kapalama, died Friday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lillian S.; son Joel A.; daughters JoAnn A. Higa and Joy L. Nakata; brothers Hiroshi and Iwao; sisters Shinae Kimura and Mitsue Kawamoto; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frances Won You Hu, 91, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13 in Scripps Hospital in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Emma Kam Ping Domingcil, Stanley Jun Look Chow, David Jun Shung Chow, Franklin Ching Yuen Hu, Sandra Mei Ling Wong and Dennis Quon Ping Lee; sister Quny Qun Wu Kamealoha; brother Joseph Kam Moon Lum; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Christian services at 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Richard M. Josiah, 74, died Tuesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eliza "Dolly," sons Richard and Edgar "Manu," daughter Beverly, and three grandchildren. Services on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to Tacoma General Hospital Oncology Department.

Catherine T.C. Kangun, 85, of Honolulu, a legal secretary, died Sunday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Bohach; sister Ellen Rohn; brothers Frederick, Robert and Vernon Colburn, three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: Nuuanu Cemetery.

Sonny Labrador, 59, of Waipahu, will be remembered in services 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Joseph P. Maka 'ai, 82, of Hilo, a retired kitchen worker, died Tuesday at home. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by care giver Larry Kimura. Private services.

Jacob Manini, also known as "Jake" or "Fish," 50, of Honolulu, a lawn maintenanceman with the state, died last Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bernie; son Jake K.J.; daughters Jaylynn P. and Jewel U.; hanai sons Everett T. Yu and Eric K. Uchimura; hanai daughter Alyson S. Yoshimori; brothers Willie Ka'aiai and Edwin, Robert and James Manini; and sisters Lucille Manini and Donna Mae Ebois. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the family.

Florence Sumbad Masuda, an administrative assistant for Burrelles Press Clipping Service, died last Thursday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kinzo; children Kinzo Jr., Michael and Alicia Simpson; parents Santiago and Feliza Sumbad; brother Santiago Sumbad; sister Mechaila Lealaitafea; and three grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Kiyoko Nakandakare, 79, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Naka's Meat Market, died Oct. 12 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Jitsuyoshi "Naka;" children Bella Yamashita, Fay Jitchaku, Jay, Sandra and Bert Nakandakare and Kathy McKenna; sisters Ivy Reitzow and Mitsue Tanoue; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshima Ono, 70, of Honolulu, a retired supply clerk, died Oct. 13 in Honolulu. He was also a security guard at Barbers Point. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Violet and brother James S. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Susumu Sunada, 84, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane S.; son Melvin K.; daughter Jean S. Miyata; mother Katsuno; brothers Masao and Robert M.; sisters Mildred H. Oda, Ruby S. Shiroma, Doris F. Soma and Janet T. Kawamoto; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Soto Mission of Hawaii.

Hamayo Takahashi, 94, of Hilo died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Masayoshi, Robert, Masami, Norm, Charles and Delbert; daughters Nobuye Nakamura, Fujiko Okawa, Michiko Mau, Kikuyo Yamagata and Michele Older; sister Matsue Kakugawa; 21 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Puna Hongwanji. Call after noon. Cremation to follow.

Jayme Talon, also known as "Saming" or "Pops," 72, of Haiku, Maui, a retired welder for HC&S, died Thursday at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Lorrane T.; sons James, Allan, Joseph and Martin; daughter Faith Gallegos; brothers Rudy, Fred, Mariano, Mateo and Lawrence; sisters Pauline Quedding, Filomena Espirito and Ernesta Canaveral; hanai sons Timmy Akina and Kelvin Pico; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Ichiyo T. Tanabe, 87, of Lawai, Kauai, a retired food processor with Kukui Jelly Factory in Kalawai, died Oct. 10 at home. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Fusao; daughters Jane Yoshimori, Barbara Inafuku and Jessie Ginoza; brothers Allen and Rex Tanaka; sisters Komatsu Tanaka and Gladys Sanders; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Florence D. McBride Viotti, 83, of Honolulu, formerly of New York and Tennessee, mother of Honolulu Advertiser reporter Vicki Viotti Machado, died yesterday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Arlington, Mass. She is also survived by husband Dante A., son Paul R., daughter Valentina Abordonado, sister Dorothy Scarpa, and eight grandchildren. Private burial services.

Vanhkham Vixaysack, 82, of Aiea died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Laos. She is survived by sons Bountham Sikhattana and Bounthong, Bountheung, Phousavath and Phouang Vixaysakd; and daughters Somphanh Phanphengdy and Somphone Khounphixay. Buddhist services: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Henry R. "Rusty" Withington, 87, died Oct. 9 in Phoenix. He was born in Cambridge, Mass. He is survived by wife Jaqueline; brother David L.; children Mary Milliman and James and Paul Withington; daughters Sara and Wendy; and four grandchildren. Contributions suggested to Harvard College Fund, Recording Sec's Office, 124 Auburn St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138.



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