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Obituaries

Thursday, November 25, 1999


Gomercindo T. Albano, 52, of Honolulu died Nov. 16 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brothers Ludivico, Domingo, Gerocimo, Carlos Jr. and Hilarion; and sisters Consuelo Ramiro, Generosa Rumbaoa, Isabella Magaoay and Celia Acopan. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire.

George A. Aveiro Jr., 55, of Kula, Maui, who retired from the state Airports Division, died Monday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Stephanie; mother Violet; brothers Valentine and Arthur; and sisters Katherine Ruettgers and Jacqueline Souza. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Makawao Cemetery.

Richard Boteilho, 76, of Kahului, who worked in the engineering department for the Sheraton Maui Hotel, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Betty; daughters Rosie and Mary Ellen Boteilho and Carol Denis; sons Dickie and David J.; stepchildren Phyllis Miguel and Terry and Robert Agarano; brother John; sister Elizabeth Souza, and seven grandchildren. Prayer services: 8:15 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Also, Mass 10 a.m. Monday. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Aloha attire.

Sabina M. Campos, 99, of Ewa Beach died Nov. 16 in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Bernardo; daughters Victoriana Carman and Maura Ordona; 22 grandchildren; and 48 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: Noon Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Keiana L.M. Dehner, infant daughter of Eric and Ntissia of Honolulu, died Nov. 14 in Kapiolani Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Keiara-Lani; grandparents Duane and Barbara Dehner and Nigel and Fabreynette Eltagonde; and great-grandparents George and Doris Dehner, John and Violet Eltagonde and Rose Moreira. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.

Josephine L. "Jo" Demarke, 94, of Aiea died Nov. 12 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Erie, Pa. She is survived by son Joseph and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clement K. "Clem" Gondo, 73, of Honolulu, a retired rights-of-way agent for the state Department of Transportation, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty M.; son Garrick K.; daughters JoAnn N. Mattson, Donna J.G. Takekawa, Eunice S. Lee and Monica F. Boe; brother Raymond; sisters Yaeko Gondo, Sumako Ishitani, Lillian Hara, Jane Kawaguchi and Shigeko Yamada; and three grandchildren. Services: Noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ho Heung, 85, of Honolulu died Nov. 18 in Straub Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by sons K.K., Tom and Simon; daughters Julia Fong and Mui and Mei Heung; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Call from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Ping Chi Hu, 89, of Honolulu, a photographer, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sister Florian Wong. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Private burial.

Minoru Iramina, 74, of Waipahu died Nov. 15 in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Darren; daughters Cynthia Colantes, Sharon Hull and Daisy Pinol; brother Shigeru; sisters Harue, Ruth S. Kawai, Doris Kuratsu and Gertrude F. Chun; and several nieces and nephews. Private inurnment.

Taichi Ishikuro, 75, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a former ranch hand for Kipukai Ranch, died Monday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by sons Paul and Tim; daughter Lorene Morillo; brother Bob; sisters Carolyn Seto and Judy Ogata; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Honokaa Hongwanji Temple. Call after 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Daisy M. Kamimura, 80, of Honolulu, a retired store manager for Watumull's, died Nov. 17 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Chosei; sons Charles and Dennis; and six grandchildren. Private services.

Earl Leslie, 79, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired maintenance foreman with the County of Hawaii, West Hawaii Parks and Recreation, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a commercial fisherman. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen K.A.; sons Gene B., Weston "Wes," George A. and Jayme; daughters Helen "Ala" Doria, Fay Lai, Pearl N. Hind and Holau Diefenbach; brother Fred; sister Momi Coito; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. John's Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Veronica V. Lum, 31, of Makakilo died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Conan Berongis; children Tanisha, Kelan, Landon and Colby Lum and Dariyen Narido; parents Martin Narido and Rose West; sister Alison Cruz; and half-brother Martin Narido. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bruno Q. Ramones, 77, of Waialua, who retired from Waialua Sugar Co., died Nov. 16 in Straub Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Florenda L.; daughter Emilyn; brother Leonides; and sisters Beatrice Ramones and Toribia Pilar. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Henry Regujus, 68, of Waipahu, who retired from Waikiki Resort Hotel, died Nov. 15 in Kaiser Hospital. He was also employed at APCOA Parking. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Consuelo A.; daughter Michelle Espanto; brother Freddie Regohos; sisters Irene Castillo and Mary Marcos; and a granddaughter. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Charles L. Smith, 80, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for Morrison & Knudsen Construction Co., died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He was also previously employed by E.E. Black Construction Co. and the city Refuse Department. He is survived by wife Edna Mae K.; sons Charles L. Jr., Claybourne K., James L.K. and Carlton P.; daughters Audrey Burnside, Agnes Wong and Carletta Smith; stepdaughters Brenda P. Schnoor and Evelyn Kuuipo Radmacher; hanai daughter Jodi; brother Philibert Sceretario; sisters Miriam Kaaihue and Dorothea Cavallo; 27 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Anthony G. "Tony" Somera, 61, of Wailuku, who retired from the Wailuku Post Office, died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Shirley N.; daughters Michelle Otani, Elithe Pladera and Tanya, Lisa, Leina, Zena and Cokie Somera; sister Nora Conlu; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's Chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Veteran's Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Chiyoko N. Tanaka, 93, of Honolulu died Nov. 15. Corrected information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Louise Campbell Uitti, 86, of Kailua died Oct. 24. She was born in Springfield, Ohio. She is survived by daughter Jacquelyn Campbell; son Ronald Eakins; brother Richard Campbell; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. No flowers. Scattering of ashes off Lanikai.

Richard T. Yamashita, 90, of Wailuku, a retired butcher for Ooka Supermarket, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was also a judo instructor on Lanai and Maui. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Alma; sons Bert, Stanley and Richard Jr.; daughters Lilly Yamane, Thelma Ogata, Jane Shintani and Jessica Yamashita; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: Maui Memorial Park.

Harry C. Yonashiro, 83, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of Yona's Market, died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Kihei. He is survived by wife Haruko; daughters Gail Nishimoto and Faye Tamanaha; stepsisters Haruko Yonashiro, Nobuko Kohatsu and Sueko Suzuki; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary.



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