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Obituaries

Friday, October 22, 1999


Martin T. Alcalde, 76, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born Abra, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Columbina B.; sons Arnold B., Glenn B., Joel B. and Edwin B.; daughter Ellen B.; brother Leonardo; sisters Herminia Cantil, Jobita Alcalde, Saturnina Corbe and Christina Gabaon, and four grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Bernadette K.N. Amina Bernardino, 69, of Pearl City, a secretary at Fort Shafter and Barbers Point, died Sunday. She was also owner of Nona's Flower Shop in Chinatown. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by children Andrew Jayson, Monica 'Ewalani, Juliette Moana, Ramona Celeste, Noreen K.L. Momi and Theresa M. Haunani; companion John Roddy; sisters Alice Perry and Elizabeth Kaleikoa, and two godsons. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 114 Makawao St. in Kailua. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Alvina Chong, 100, of Kailua and Honolulu died Wednesday in Hale Nani. She was born in Wailuanui, Maui. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Prayer services: 12:15 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Clementine R. Costa, 91, of Kailua, a retired teacher from Aliiolani Elementary School, died Tuesday in Kailua. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by son Alfred, daughter Gail Silva, brother Wilfred Rapozo, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Darrin J. Engoring, of Honolulu died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ramona; sons Darrin Jr., Marvin, Brickwood and Isaiah; father Vincent; mother Laura Mohika; brothers Kenneth and Clarence Engoring and August Mohika, and sisters Cheryl, Tanya and Monica Engoring and Johanna Mohika. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Oscar Fargie Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a retired sergeant major in the U.S. Marine Corps, died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Kaweloleilani, sons William and Dennis, five granddaughters and five grandsons. Services: 8 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Donations suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Francis Hee, 77, of Honolulu, a real estate developer, died Oct. 8 in Nashville, Tenn. He is survived by wife Florence; sons Francis and Paul; daughters Theresa Duennebier and Judith Breisch; brother Bung Yuen; sisters Dora Aona, Lilly Au, Aurora Mitchell and Betty Hooper, and six grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Louis High School.

Jack D. Hess, 81, of Kailua, a retired civil engineer, died Saturday in Castle Hospital. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by wife Wendy, sons Brian and Eric M., daughter Karen, brother Bob, sister Pat Ennis, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Frances W.Y. Hu, 91, of Honolulu will be remembered in Buddhist services 8 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. No Christian services. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Jiro Machida, 93, of Honolulu, a retired salesman for Honolulu Shoyu & Sake Brewery & Ice Co., died Sunday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by son Carl, sister Miyuki Tanikawa, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kalihi Union Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Douglas M. Mauliola, 34, of Waimanalo, a graphic artist/designer, died Sunday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Francis S.; sisters Janna Mauliola, Tracy Tobias and Bernie Amasiu, and brothers Skip and Francis Jr. Services: noon-1 p.m. Saturday at St. George Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway. Graveside services and inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Leon Medrano, 91, of Waialua, a retired mason from Waialua Sugar, died Oct. 10 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Alfred and Benjamin, three granddaughters and a great-granddaughter. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Waialua United Church of Christ, 67-174 Farrington Highway. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Roy K. Mukai, 95, of Honolulu, a retired owner and proprietor of Mukai Furniture Store, died Oct. 12 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Hilea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence H., son Jerry M. Mukai, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshiichi Okumura, 95, of Mililani, formerly of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired cane farmer, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shizuko; sons Setsuo, Richard Y. and Kenneth A.; daughter Nancy S. Kawakami; sister Masako Kawamoto, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Tsutomu Omi, 70, of Lihue, a retired auto painter with Garden Island Motors, died Oct. 12 at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Nolan; daughter Raleen Pascua; brother Suyematsu; sisters Kathleen Omi, Helene Shimura, Alice Artuyo and Mildred Fujimoto, and two granddaughters. Private services.

Yoshimi Ono, 70, of Honolulu, a retired supply clerk and security guard at Barbers Point, died Oct. 13 in Honolulu. 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.

Jitsuichi Orita, 90, of Waipahu, a retired machinist from AF Stubenberg Co., died Oct. 13 in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Kishiye; daughter Patsy Chun; sons James, Adam and Gerald, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Joseph V. Papi, 86, of Kihei, a landscaper, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Plymouth, Mass. He is survived by daughters Katherine E. Skeie and Paula Burnham, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Leis Residence, 1640 Halama St. in Kihei. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to Trinity Episcopal Church by the Sea at P.O. Box 813, Kihei, HI 96753.

John K. Payne, 64, of Hilo, a retired construction inspector for the Department of Water Supply County of Hawaii, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kunie Y., daughter Michelle and brothers Leslie and Charles. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Private burial of ashes. Casual attire.

Virginia Chong Sakamoto, 93, of Hilo died Oct. 13 in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Jack H.; daughter Pearl L. Tanemura; brothers William "Ah San," James "Ah Pe" and Richard "Jickie" Chong; sisters Ah Qui Silva and Vivian Fukumoto, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Terry Jean "T.J." Varney, 51, of Hilo, a retired hairdresser, died Wednesday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Vermont. She is survived by sons James R. and John A. Alexander, sisters Beth Ruff and Kathy Patterson, and three grandchildren. Memorial gathering: 3 p.m. Sunday at Bjornen-Tallet residence, 111 Honolii Pali, Hilo. Call 935-6330 for information. Aloha attire.



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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