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Obituaries

Tuesday, December 14, 1999


Albert H. Akamine, 62, of Honolulu, a retired foreman for Earle M. Jorgensen Steel Co., died Wednesday. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Hatsue "Diana"; daughters Cynthia "Cindy" Covey and Susan "Susie" Ho; brother Kiyosei "Robert"; sisters Tricksy and Rose Oshiro, and Laraine Nishiyama; and a grandson. Memorial service: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Soka Gakkai International USA, Hawaii Cultural Center.

Christine A.M.D. Apilado, 6, of Waipahu, daughter of Antonio Apilado and Cynthia Dadulla, died last Tuesday in Kapiolani Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sister Geraldine Ilan and grandparents Juan and Fidela Dadulla. Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.

Vivian B. Asio, 74, of Lahaina, Maui, who died Wednesday at home, is also survived by daughter Norma Asio. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary that ran Saturday.

Jane M. DeAguiar, 74, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, died last Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard, Tom and Edwin; daughter Laura Young; brother Joseph Hooper; sister Violet Hooper; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Lanakila Congregational Church in Kainaliu, Hawaii. Call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Friday at the church, call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Mary E. Farnell, 82, of Wahiawa, retired head dietician for Waimano Training School, died Friday. She was born in Jefferson County, Birmingham, Ala. She is survived by sons John Jr., Robert and Lawrence; daughter Sally Omalza; sister Persis Bowen; brother Joseph Fulford; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen's Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Irene C. Farrell, 71, of Mililani, died Dec. 2 in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Thomas A. Jr.; daughter Lorie F. Duh; brother Gilbert Perry; sisters Lorraine and Genevive Perry, and Ethel Medeiros; and four grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ellen Chizuko Fujimoto, 75, of Honolulu, a retired public school cafeteria worker, died last Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary; daughters Sharon Ohata and Karen Cary; brothers James and Henry Maekawa; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tomio "Tom" Higuchi, 75, of Aiea, a retired painter, died Dec. 4. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by friend Helen Teramoto; sons Russell, Brian and Robert; daughter Doreen Takata; brothers Kakuto "Sam" and Shingo; sister Nancy Gould; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Service: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers.

Darryl C. Icari, infant son of Imelda D. Ramiscal and Juanito I. Icari, died Dec. 4 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Estela D. Ramiscal, and Clarita and Wenceslao Icari. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael's Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Ida K.T. Iopa, 87, of Hilo, died Friday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by sons John Jr., James and Milton; daughters Hannah Abitz, Regina Malubay, Leeann Nishizawa and Vanessa Iopa; brothers Tom and John Travis; sisters Frances Keao and Mae Ewing; 34 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward, 226 Pua Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery, Mormon Plot. Aloha attire.

Mabel Jardine, 71, of Kaneohe, resident manager of Kaneohe Bay View Apartment Hotel, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by children James Damien Souza, and Manuel III and Dennis Jardine; brother Raymond F. Souza; sisters Jane C. Rodrigues and Odelia Bradbury; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Service: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Dec. 16 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Wakeland "Owen" Kahaloa, 40, of Honolulu, a Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Hawaii employee, died Dec. 5 at home. He was born in Opihikao, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lila; sons Stephen and Bryson; daughter Brandi; brother Miles; sisters Valerie Badon, Kathryn LaRoche, Lorna Shanks and Leeona M. Kekua; and stepmother Jo Anne. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published yesterday.

Richard Kim, 82, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired home builder, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary R.; and brothers Noma and Harold Y. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Malia Puka O Kalani (Keaukaha Catholic Church). Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veteran Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard L. Madamba, 90, of Honolulu, a retired McCabe Hamilton & Reny stevedore, died Saturday at home. He was born in Bacarra Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Ben, Daniel and Richard Jr.; daughters Linda Tongson and Jean Madamba; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua Ward, call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Judith P. Miguel, 76, of Pearl City, a retiree from ARA Services, died Dec. 2 in Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Suan, and Joseph "Sonny," Lindberth "Lind," Robert "Bob" and Rueben "Mike" Miguel; daughters Lillian Alcaraz, Patricia and Judith "Judy" Miguel, Virginia "Dolly" Luna, Darlene Manuel, Lurline Ejercito, Debra Caluya, Gloria Jaramillo and Catherine Takeguchi; four brothers; and two sisters. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Elizabeth F. Monji, 90, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Francis; daughters June Honda, Nellie Shigeta and Joyce Watanabe; brothers Gary and Walter Uchida; sister Misao Hasegawa; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Henry M. Nishimura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Likelike Elementary School teacher, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy N.; daughters Gail A. Hayashi and Amy G. Timas; brothers Edwin T. and Charles H.; sister Charlotte N.; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alfred Paresa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired groundskeeper for the University of Hawaii, died Thursday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wilfred "Bill"; daughters Teresa Mendonsa, Val "Jensen" Canlas and Gladys Gilding; sister Madeline Maloney; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Service: noon Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Alfred W. Suan, 82, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Linen Supply retiree, died last Tuesday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Emily; son Victor; brother Conrad and Nando; sister Priscilla Combis and Connie Alcosiba; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. Call from 8:30-10:15 a.m. at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire.

Froctouso "Toso" Suficiencia, 96, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Pearl Harbor maintenance worker, died Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Rose Jim, Petronila "Pat" Agliam and Caridad Galigos; 36 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sister Agnes A. Vierra, 97, of Honolulu, a sister with the Sacred Hearts Order who died Wednesday at home, is survived by brother Dominic Vierra; and sisters Georgina Lansing and Sister Laurentia Vierra. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary that ran Saturday.

Lorita "Loretta" Welch, 54, of Hauula, a retired paramedical assistant, died last Tuesday in Kahuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Kenneth Hee, Kathleen Tokoma'ata, Lessie J. Cooper and Charmain Faleofa; stepmother Frances Hee; brothers Roy, Orlino and Benjamin Rabanal, Glynnie Ani, and Leon and Walter Hee; sisters Lorraine Welch, Mary Jane Santiago, Juanita Irvine, Ola Luke and Theresa Rivera; and nine grandchildren. Service: noon Thursday at Greater Mount Zion Holiness Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. 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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