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Obituaries

Tuesday, February 8, 2000


Hawaiian music's
Louise Beamer dies

Tapa

Vincent Marino rites scheduled

Services for Vincent C. "Vinny" Marino, 61, of Kaneohe, founder and executive director of Habilitat Inc., are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, and Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Thursday in St. Ann Catholic Church.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the mortuary, and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the church. Inurnment will be private.

Marino died Jan. 31 in San Diego. He is survived by wife Victoria M.; children Lila M. Marino-Camacho and Victoria M. Marino, and brother Joseph Jr.

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Margery Y. Agustin, 68, of Honolulu died Jan. 28 in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Karl, Jay and Clayton; daughter Liane Small; brother Larry Kawamoto; sisters Bessie Sato and Sharon Kawamoto, and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Karen Anna, 56, of Haiku, Maui, a photographer/artist, died Thursday at home. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by son Pono Furumoto; mother Edna DeWeese, and brother Peter Kuckenberg. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Spreckelsville Beach. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Women Helping Women, Maui Aids Foundation or PFLAG.

Louis M. Benigno, 77, of Kapolei died Jan. 19 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Melvin, Michael and Malvert, and brothers Delfin and Quirino. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Chew Hoong "Alyce" Chun, 96, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bowman and Gordon; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jesus A. del Mar, 78, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired pilot, died Friday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion; sons Arcadio, Michael, Graciano, Douglas J., Marciano, Jesus A. and Jesse III; daughters Marcel Smith, Pearla del Mar-Olaso and Jewel Moore; 16 brothers and sisters in the Philippines, 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Asa Dutro Jr., 51, of Wailuku will be remembered in memorial services at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Aloha attire. He died Wednesday in Wailuku Industrial Park. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Aisley and Jodi Mashino.

Bernaldo R. Evangelista, 78, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired seed truck driver for the former Kau Sugar Co., died Jan. 31 in Hilo Hospital. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Encarnation L.; daughters Claudia Andrade and Deborah Evangelista-Rodriguez; sons Bernaldo and Alfred; sisters Loretta Labicani and Trinidad Asuela; brother Rodrigo, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Kathleen G. Farr, 46, of Honolulu, a radio dispatcher for the Honolulu Police Department, died Friday in Straub Hospital. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by husband Thomas; father Dale Galloway; mother Veronica N. Galloway; sister Dayle Okamitsu, and stepmother Liz Galloway. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Harry H. Hamamura, 61, of Kalaheo, Kauai, proprietor of Island Service Station in Kalaheo, died last Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Carol; son Wendell; daughter Sherri Grimes; mother Asae; brothers Ray and Roy; sister Jean Hangai, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Private scattering of the ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Suapeau Iuli, 74, of Waipahu died Jan. 31 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Aua, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Smith I., Taumafai S., Aiea T. and Pita W.; daughters Julia A. Pulu and Debbie E. Niumata; brother Faatea Uli, and 14 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Takeshi "Take" Kamigaki, 78, of Kona, Hawaii, proprietor of the Kamigaki Market in Kona, died Thursday at home. He was also the founder of the Ocean View Market in Kau, Hawaii. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fusae; sons Burt, Miron and Earl; daughter Fay Wong; brothers Roy and Albert; sisters Shizue Sakanashi, Elsie Kaneoka and Kikuyo Kamigaki, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ilaisaane T.T. Kaumatule, 94, of Waipahu died Jan. 29 at home. She was born in Fou'i, Tonga. She is survived by sons Sione Panasai and Mohekonokono and Veuki Kaumatule; sister Evaleti Tu'ivai, 17 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Pearl City. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Burial: Saturday at Valley of the Temples.

Donald K. Kauo, 67, of Honolulu, who retired from the city Refuse Division, died Jan. 31 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leila D. Kaili; daughter Debra K. Kasischke; sons Donald Jr., John and Eddie; stepsons Lensie and Ikeson Liu; stepdaughters Buffy Dielh and Sharon Liu; sister Ginger B. Taylor; brothers Robert, Gaylord, Mansfield and Baron, 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Thomas "Papa Lani" Lani, 89, of Waianae, a retired groundskeeper at Nanakuli Park, died Jan. 19 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Clytie Wong, six grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Friday at Resurrection of Life. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lionel G. Liborio, 74, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired construction supervisor for the former J.A. Thompson & Son Construction in Honolulu, died Sunday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Gladys; sons John Spencer-Liborio and Lionel G. Jr., Nelson W. and Brian M. Liborio; daughters Leanette Nava and Sandra Richards; brothers John, Robert and Gordon; sisters Betty Pacheco and Marilyn Johanson, 21 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside memorial services: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Victor F. Ligot, 79, of Honolulu, who retired from the Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel, died Jan. 21 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Filomena; sons Fred, Abe, Eddie, Victor Jr. and Lawrence; daughters Gloria Martin, Trini LaRosa, Sally Wilson and Felice Ortiz, 22 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Dorothy L. Lloyd, 83, of Honolulu, also known as"Auntie Lei Kukahiwa," a Dole Cannery retiree, died Jan. 25 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Moses O.K.; daughter Evelyn M. Keawe, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: noon Saturday at the park. Aloha attire.

Benjamin F. Milan, 85, of Aiea, a retired truck driver with Hawaiian Electric Co., died Jan. 30 in Honolulu. He was born in Puerto Rico. He is survived by sons Benny, Michael and James Jr.; stepson Olinor "Tito" Sallas; daughter Victoria; stepdaughters Bernice and Hilda "Nola" Keliinoi and Robina "Cookie" Velles; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Aso T. Misa, 67, of Honolulu died Jan. 28 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Tau Manu'a, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Talalotu; sons Tafao, Talalotu, Vaeva and Setefano Talalotu; daughters Taumaoe Talalotu, Togalei Gilbert and Moetoto "Koko" Schmidt; brothers Seanoa, Taumuli, Tusitoa, Taumua, Manuia, Faasuka and Sika Vea; sisters Faatulou Vea, Aso Titiali"i and Lele Letalu, 29 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Wake services: 5 p.m. Thursday at First Samoan Full Gospel Church. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hanae H. Miyasato, 72, of Honolulu, a retired teacher at Washington Intermediate School, died Thursday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Stan; son Lance; brothers Dr. Leslie, Duane, Stanley and Thomas Higa, and sisters Elsie Tamashiro and Evelyn Jittu. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Harris United Methodist Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tsuruko "Ellen" Yamamoto Okiishi, 87, of Honolulu, a retired employee of the Kahala Hilton Hotel housekeeping services, died Friday at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Harold, Richard and Edwin; brother James S. Yamamoto; sisters Chieko Yamamoto and Hanami Kuroda, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

John G. Peters Jr., 62, of Kailua, a retired warehouseman with Young Brothers Ltd., died Thursday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Christopher, John III and Anthony; daughter Regina Ah-Yun; father John G.; sisters Yvonne Lum, Patricia and Miriam Namohala, Chichi Auld and Barbara Jean Chang, and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Gary Lee K.L. Rezentes, 45, of Makawao, Maui, a road paver with Sonny Vick Paving Co., died Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Terry Lee Sanches; daughters Jereen Lee and Jodie Lee; hanai daughters Rhame Mattos and Jessica Nakasone; mother Betty Rose. and sister Cynthia K.L. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Albert C. Souza, 78, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired independent sugar cane planter, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by son Albert C. Jr.; daughter Mary Ann Linnenburger; sisters Elizabeth Araujo, Mabel Cabral and Christine Azevedo, and a grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Call from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Elizabeth N. Stillman, 86, of Hilo died Saturday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Benedict O.K. and Francis M. Jr.; brothers George K., Hartwell, Genesis and Elijah Lee Loy; sister Christina L. Weatherwax, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Wake services: 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Decidirio D. Tamayo, 90, of Honolulu died Jan. 28 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcela; son Alfenso, and daughter Marissa. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.

Kiyoshi Tanaka, 82, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter for the Public Work Center at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Feb. 5 in Hawaii Hale Ola Kino. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Shizuko; sons Stephen S. and Darryl A.; sisters Edith Yamada and Lillian Taniyama, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers

Yoshimi Tomita, also known as "Tom" or "Japon," 82, of Wahiawa, a retired carpenter from Dole Corp., died last Tuesday at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Catherine T.; son Ricky N.; daughters Joan S. Barringer and Linda T. Ball; brothers Kazuo, Tsutae, Konomu, Itsuo and Hiroyuki; sister Evelyn H. Fukumoto, and nine grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francisca P. "Frances" Yangson, 86, of Honolulu died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Henry and William; daughters Lillian Alpichi, Marvilyn Bernades and Hazel Gonzales; brother Peter Torres; sisters Tomasia Rosa, Mariana Perez, Julia Adarna, Margaret Lovell and Rose Rosario; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Mass: 11:30 a.m. at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Matsuyo M. Yokotake, 99, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner of Waimea Poi Mill in Kauai, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Fujito, Katsuki, Matsuki, Robert, Fred, Ronald and Floyd; daughters Kimie Ishihara, Toshiko Braga and Mary Yokotake; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jerry F. Yoshimura, 59, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Crown Billiards, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. He is survived by wife Chong; sons Jesse, Gary and Richard; daughters Jennifer Van Slyke and Christine Yoshimura; parents Yoshitoki "Walter" and Aiko; brothers Thomas and Henry; sisters Eleanor Matsushita and Elaine McDunnah, and a granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.



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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