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Tuesday, October 26, 1999


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Lydia M. Alvaro, 81, of Kailua died last Tuesday in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Georgiana V.E. and Laurie-Lei; hanai children Karen P. Taroc, Catherine E. Lee and Calvin Mahi, and six grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Harriett K. Au Hoon, 75, of Nanakuli, Hawaii, a domestic engineer, died Oct. 18 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons William, Samuel, Romey, Gordon, James "Kimo" and Louis "Honey Boy" Au Hoon, Spencer Cabato and Gilbert Mook; daughters Harriet Kaawa, Joyce Meafou, Barbara Ann Kaawa and Wilma Biscaino; brother Samuel Kaliko; sister Anne K. Cabato; 75 grandchildren; and 52 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dorothy "Nina" Rutkowski Ayers, 74, of Ewa Beach died Oct. 7 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Larry Rutkowski and Edward Ayers; daughters Antoinette Cramer, Mona Clemons and Cindy Ayers-Tennent; brother Joseph Rutkowski; sisters Lena Mendonca, Helen Kekoa, Roselani Yap, Lillian Rutkowski and Grace Rezentes; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Manuela A. Dumlao, 84, of Ewa Beach died Oct. 13 at home. She was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Tante, Manuel, Alex, Pedro Jr. and Albert; daughters Veronica Lagadan, Lynn Balisacan, Aida Salvador, Yolanda Dumlao, Consuelo Dicho and Marierose Matute; sisters Celia Ancheta, Pat Aguado and Luz Acosta; 35 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Salvadore H. Eskaran, 60, of Lanai, a taro farmer, died Thursday in Lanai Community Hospital. He was also an equipment operator and truck driver for Dole Cannery. Born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Vivian; sons Henry Jr., Edmund, Stanford and Wesley; daughter Mae Lani; brothers Kenneth Olu, Dennis Mona, Rueben Marco and Larry Lehua; sisters Pearl Batalona, Janet Tam Sing, Judy Kaaukuu and Priscilla Hickman; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Kalanakilaokamalamalama Hoomana O Iordane Hou. Burial to follow.

Jose Dela Cruz Felipe, 87, of Honolulu died Oct. 2 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lydia A., son Rodel, sisters Claudia Baloran and Dominga Paltip, brother Pablo, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Leopoldo P. Gaspar, 95, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired laborer for sugar plantations, died Oct. 17 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Rosaria Tabucbuc and Narcisa Yagin, son Miguel, 16 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Columba's Episcopal Church. Call after 6 p.m. for an all-night visitation. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

James W. Harris, 63, of Neiafu, Tonga died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Neiafu, Tonga. He is survived by wife Fane, children Duane P., Ana S., Norman and Percy, and nine grandchildren. Services: 7 to 11 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honolulu Hawaii Stake Center, 1560 S. Beretania St. Additional services on the mainland.

Jack D. Hess, 81, of Kailua, was also a registered licensed surveyor. Additional information for an obituary published Friday provided by the mortuary.

Chozen "C" Kameya, 85, of Wailuku, Maui, former owner of Kameya Market & Cafe in Wailuku, died Thursday in Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by wife Tsuruko "Bertha"; sons Harold, Andrew, Lawrence and Dennis; daughter Katherine Sasaki; brothers Chokichi D. and Masaru; sisters Kameyo Yamauchi, Tsuruko Kaneshiro and Hideko P. Nishimura; and 11 grandchildren. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 6:30 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow.

Pearl L. Kanealii, 77, of Anahola, Kauai, died Wednesday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David "Kea" Kanealii and Kenwood and Mitchell Alapa; daughter Edith Bandmann; hanai daughters Mina Medeiros and Sarahlene Martinez; sisters Pastor Eunice "Lala" Kaina and Jemima Kim; 31 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call again from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the family's residence, 3836 Makaio Road in Anahola. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.

Neal King, 74, of Honolulu, a retired horse trainer, died Oct. 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Idaho. He is survived by friends and hanai daughter Tutti. Private services.

Kanae Kobayashi, 80, of Honolulu, chief executive officer for Kobayashi Travel Service, Polynesian Hospitality and Kobayashi Hotel, died Oct. 10 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kashiko; sons Herbert, Michael and Peter; daughters Momi and Donna; brother Tatsukichi; sisters Yukie Nakatani and Harue Tachibana, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Tiburcia G. Liwag, 78, of Honolulu, a schoolteacher, died Thursday in Straub Hospital. Born in Tarlac, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Jose C., son Renato G., and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral Church, 712 N. School St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masako Mihara, 65, of Honolulu, a retired kitchen helper, died Oct. 7 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by husband Shigeo, and brothers Isao and Yukio Aratani. Private services.

Isao Miura, 90, of Honolulu, an accountant for Muller & Phipps, died Oct. 14. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, son Carlton, and sister Sueko Wakabayashi. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Giang Thanh Ngo, 55, of Honolulu, a taxi driver for the State Taxi Co., died Saturday in Hospice House Hawaii. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Bank, sons Mason Phuong and Vinh Sanh Ngo, daughters Karen Chen and Trina Luong, brother De, and a grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Gilbert A. Nishii, 66, of Kaneohe, a retired sales engineer for Brewer Environmental Industries, died Oct. 17 in Castle Hospital. He was also a tour consultant for Royal Adventure Travel. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence, sons Russell and Randy, daughter Sheree Young, brothers Herbert and Moses, and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

Lido D. Panimdim, 72, of Kapolei, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died Oct. 16 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Paciana S., son Lido S. Jr., daughters Lipas P. Hicks and Nilva S. Panimdim, and brothers and sisters in the Philippines. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rose B. Rego, 87, of Pearl City, a former gift wrapper at Liberty House, died last Tuesday in Leeward Integrated Health Service. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Alan, sister Minnie Parker, and seven grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Henry E. "Red" Roxburgh, 83, of Honolulu, died Oct. 17 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Patsy Ann Ching, Bernie Panoncial and Maureen Abordonado, sons Edward, Henry Jr., Francis, Wayne and Charles, 23 grandchildren, and 31 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 5-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Modesto S. Socias, 84, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired cane truck driver for the former Hilo Coast Processing, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza, son Carlito Castillo, daughters Elena "Ginger" Batangan, Magdalena "Maggie" Socias, Chloe Castillo and Charlotte Kubo, sisters Estefania Gapas and Manuela Serna, 16 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Beverly Jean Tuazon, 40, of Waipahu, died last Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfredo A.; son Leonardo Tolentino; daughters Malia Madarang, Jazmin Lambert and Aubrey Tolentino; brothers Francis and Allen Helenihi and Peter Tolentino Jr., and sisters Gwendolyn Lopez, Charleen Nelson, Monica Carvalho and Donna and Annette Tolentino. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Aurelio Q. "Alan" Verano, 74, of Pearl City, who retired from Public Works at Barbers Point, died Oct. 17. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Maria "Marie"; sons Alan, Donald and Robert; daughters Raenette Deuz, Monica Anguay and Patricia Quillopo; brother Faustino; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sidney E. Wells, 71, of Hilo, a retired ranch hand, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. He was also a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Shirley A.; sons Sidney, Charles, Daniel and Israel; daughters Catherine Anderson, Nancy Griffin and Deanna Labato; brothers Donald and John; sister Gwen; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Soon Hwa Won, 61, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Munjun, two brothers, a sister, and two grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.



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