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Obituaries

Thursday, February 17, 2000


Mamerto "Berto" Aguilar, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired truck/tractor operator with McNeil & Libby Pineapple Co., died Sunday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Sebastiana, son George, hanai son Anthony "Tony" Manegdeg, daughter Maxima Manegdeg, sister Andrea Apolinar, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Luncheon: Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Beatrice D. Akazawa, 72, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 1 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Shuji; sons Andrew Vento and Ronald Marquez; daughters Amelia Evans, Arsenia Uganiza and Virginia Leaver; brothers Santiage, William and Antone Delatorre; sisters Fidella Saldua, Conception Basconis, Marciana Perkins and Caroline Cordiro; 23 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services held.

James N. Akiu, 64, of Honolulu, a retired ironworker, died Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Caroline; sons Keoki and Edward; daughters Ranelle Akau, Sabrina Akiu, Jolynn Tavale and Momi Pagaduan; sisters Maggie Meno, Melba DeMello, Mary Dudoit and Annie Akiu; 12 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jonathan K.P. Andrade, 36, of Kona, Hawaii, a lauhala weaver, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a certified nurse's aide. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Walter III, Lawrence, Creighton and Marshall; and sisters Brenda Rivera and Dr. Naleen, June and Dolly Andrade. Wake services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church. Call after 3 p.m. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Monday at the church. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Bennie C. Atkinson Jr., 79, of Honolulu, a retired master sergeant for the U.S. Marine Corps, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was born in Washington. He is survived by wife Lillian, son Bennie C. III and Hugh, daughter Lokelani S. Stewart , and five grandchildren. Private services.

Lorene Kam Sin Au, 47, of Mililani, a counselor and program evaluator for the Continuing Education Department of Kamehameha Schools, died Feb. 8 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Lawrence K.Y. and Lydia W.S., sister Lynda Lui-Kwan, and companion Richard T. Fall. Services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1:30 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Josephine S. Barlow, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired restaurant hostess, died Feb. 6 in Castle Hospital. She was born in Waipouli, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Ted T., Kiyoshi, Isamu, Robert K. and Thomas T. Murata; and sister Janet M. Fujii. Private services.

James O. Burke, 77, of Honolulu, owner of the Pepper Tree Apartment-Hotel in Aiea, died Sunday. He was born in Oklahoma. He is survived by mother Edna, daughter Randi, and brother Frank. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Margaret L.H. Carrizosa, 70, of Honolulu, died Jan. 30 in Honolulu. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by daughters Kimberly Haupu and Blossom Marinas; son Philip Jr.; sisters Violet Uwekoolani and Miulan Villarin; brothers Harold, Peter and Ronald Haupu; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Divine Church of God, 86-424 Kuwale Road,Waianae. Casual attire.

Lillian P. "Bells" Cruz, 35, of Waipahu, an assistant retail manager for Honolulu Cellular Phone, died Feb. 7. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell; daughters Aubrey Lii and Savanna Cruz; son Rustin; mother Donna Lii; sisters Victoria Tokujo, Dora Doroha, Joleen Lii-Davis, Florence Paaluhi and Mona, Haddie and Mary Lii; brothers Josiah Jr., Robert, Francis, Henry and Arthur Lii; grandmother Eliza Nahoeu; and godfather Joseph De Silva. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Lionel Dear, 69, of Honolulu, a retired corporal in the U.S. Army, died Jan. 31 in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sisters, nieces, and nephews. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Masayoshi Enomoto, also known as "Ma" or "Genie," 82, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Construction carpenter, died Feb. 8 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Michiye "Michi," daughter Gail K. Tamura, and two grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nicholas J. Hensz, 31, of Honolulu, died Friday in Tripler Hospital. He was born in Florida. He is survived by wife Sophia, and mother Kathleen Suchinski. Memorial services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Chapel Center, 180 Kuntz Ave., Hickam Air Force Base. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Donations suggested to Disabled American Veterans.

Fredona B. Hostetter, 92, of Punaluu, who retired from Sears, died Friday in Kahuku. She is survived by hanai daughter Mary Bacon. Private scattering of ashes at sea.

Misae Ichida, 97, of Kailua, died Feb. 6 in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Wakayama Ken, Japan. She is survived by daughter Margaret E. Moriguchi, brother Kikutaro Iwamoto, sister Kaoru Nakai, three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kimio "T-Bone" Itagaki, 84, of Pearl City, a retired supervisor for Hawaiian Tuna Packers, died Feb. 9 in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michiyo; son Wayne A.; daughters Joyce E. Young, Lorraine T. Tarumoto and Faith Y. Nekomoto; sister Rose K. Osedo, eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ethel S. Izuka, 75, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress for C.S. Wo & Sons, died last Thursday. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Albert; daughters Carolyn Kuraoka, Faith Kailiuli and Christine Kim; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. In lieu of monetary gifts and flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii Diabetes Foundation or Kidney Foundation.

Edward K. Kamikawa, 77, of Honolulu, a retired federal worker, died Feb. 8 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons Jeffrey, Jonny and Dennis; daughters Carol and Cindy; brother Michael; and a granddaughter. Services held.

Shirley Ann N.A. Kanuha, 55, of Kailua-Kona, a retired district court probation clerk typist, died Feb. 9 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Zachary K.; sons Zachary K. Jr., James K., Shannon K. and Dominic I.; daughter Rowena K.; brother Warren Akau; sisters Barbara Navas and Dolly Alapai; hanai sons Greg Andrade, Kenji Haitsuka, Fred Puou, Terry Medeiros, Gorden Ke and Juni Cablay; and 13 grandchildren. Rosary and wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Judith L.Y. Kealoha, 60, of Waianae, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Peter, Jesse, John and Sam Kealoha and Jordan Sanchez; daughters Sharon Militante, Rene Mau, Gladys Momon and Sarah, Hannah and Sweetie Kealoha; brothers Benjamin and Jordan Akau and Elliott Kamaka; sisters Marie Aipolani, Faith Akau, Ernestine Ramos and LaVerne Sanchez; 27 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Nancy M. Kiyota, 79, of Waipahu, a retired housekeeper at the University of Hawaii, died Jan. 28 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hisaki; sons Kenneth M., Glenn T., Ronald Y. and Brian; sister Marion Nagano; and six grandchildren. Private services.

Eva V. Laa, 75, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Marie T. Macias and Daisy T.K. Simeona, 15 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Virginia S. Laws, 91, of Honolulu and Las Vegas, died Feb. 7 in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William Stewart, hanai daughter Puaimohala, sister Catherine Cumba, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a step-great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Yankee Y.Y. Lee, 80, of Honolulu, died Feb. 8. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Leatrice; sons Gary, Gerald and Marshall; daughters Valerie and Jennifer Lee and Roberta "Bobbie" Kiyuna; brothers Munny and Akau; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Constance Louis-Adric, 82, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died yesterday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Alfred Louis Jr.; daughters Jeanne Callahan, Patricia Tachibana, Lourdes Scheibert and Marvelene Aquino; sister Mariana Gonsalves; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Diosdada M. "Connie" Mariconda, 64, of Mililani died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Albert, son Joselito Magan Mariconda, sisters Francisca Arcania and Factcita Zamora and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Mililani. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Mildred Y. Miyaki, 79, of Honolulu died Feb. 6 in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Miyagi-Ken, Japan. She is survived by son John, daughters Lillian and June, and brothers Charles, Harry and Richard Miura. Private services.

Kimie Naka, 76, of Hilo, a retired seamstress, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Masanobu; son Terry; daughters Kathleen Matsubara and Jacquelin Higa; brothers Seiso, Akira, Minoru and Masao Tamashiro; sisters Toshiko Hoshijo, Tomie Nakamura, Sally Takamine, Sueko Inouye and Sumi Dela Rosa; and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Joyce Y. Nakamoto, 40, of Wailuku, a manager for the County of Maui in the Management Information Systems office, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Crayton K.; sons Jared and Cory; daughter Kelli; mother Esther Fujioka; brother Alvin Fujioka; and sisters Wanda and Janice Fujioka, Gail Kim and Carol Tribbey. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Dinner to follow. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Andres "Andy" Navares, 89, of Kaneohe and formerly of Wahiawa and Mililani, who retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co., died Feb. 7 at home. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Miriam Toyama and Andrina Low, five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, Mililani Town. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Roger W. Parlee, 73, of Honolulu, an engineer, died Feb. 8 at home. He was born in Rockford, Ill. He is survived by wife Karine, daughter Bonnie Hudock, sons Rick and Randy, brother Jerry, and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hawaii Yacht Club. Scattering of ashes at sea to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program or charity.

Gregory M. Pollock, 49, of Volcano, Hawaii, a teacher, died yesterday in Queen's Hospital. He is survived by parents Dr. and Mrs. Ira, and brothers Douglas and Timothy. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Na Makani Paio Campground, Volcano National Park. Potluck luncheon to follow.

Yolanda P. Riley, 48, died Feb. 4 in Johnston Willis Hospital in Powhattan, Va. She is survived by companion Rory Byas, daughters Mychelle Diaz and Marlena Palmero, son Michael Palmero, father Juan Gumtang, grandparents Leroy and Beatrice Harris, four sisters, four brothers, and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Church.

Charlotte P. Sass, 59, of Blaine, Minn., died Feb. 8 in San Diego. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Gregory, daughter Cheryl Symonds, stepdaughter Kathleen Anderson, stepson Christopher, brothers David and Winfred Pasion, and four grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Kikue Shimabukuro, 75, of Kihei, owner and president of Maui Blocks Inc., died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by sons Guy and Carl; daughters Eileen Nonaka, Maybelle Maddela and Laura Ching; stepmother Kiku Takara; brothers Shigeo, Takeo and Tamotsu Takara; sisters Sumiko Kuniyoshi and Agnes "Michan" Haruguchi; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Luncheon: Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Asako Y. Sumiyoshi, 100, of Honolulu and formerly of Waipahu and Hilo, is survived by 17 great-grandchildren. Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday provided by the mortuary.

Hertrudes C. Tango, 89, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Monday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Owen and Antone; daughters Darlene Haney, Feliza Natividad, Victoria Banna and Magdalena Mayo; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Anatalio E. Valencia, 99, of Honolulu died Jan. 28 in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Magdalena Olaes, Violeta Gilo, Melesia Murao and Leonora Munoz; sons Erecarte and Isabelo; brother Benjamin; 43 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Henry K. Wana, 62, of Hilo, a security guard for Wackenhut of Hawaii, died Monday in Hilo Hospital. He was also a former employee of Hilo Quality Cleaners. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lilinoe; sons Henry A.K. and Gary L.; daughters Debralynn K. and April A.; brothers Samson Wana and William, Engracio, Daniel, Douglas and James Bohol; sisters Violet Narvaes and Lillian Miranda; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Georgiana K.B. Williams, also known as "Liberty," "Bishie" or "Georgie," 81, of Kailua, a retired teacher with Susannah Wesley/Head Start Program, died Monday in Kailua. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Jack, daughter Wanda, son John Dow, six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel. Call after 4:15 p.m. Aloha attire.

Arthur K.T. Wong, 86, of Honolulu died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Daisy; daughter Patricia Feagles; brothers Samuel and Walter; sisters Lena Takayama, Elaine Lee, Irene Ing and Gladys Leong; and a granddaughter. Call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sada Yamamoto, 106, of Honolulu, a private housekeeper, died Feb. 4 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by niece and care giver Haruko Yamasaki. Private services.

Steven S. Yamamoto, 54, of Molokai, a retired mechanic with the state Highways Division, died Monday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Judy Ann, daughter Kelly, and sisters Jean Yamamoto and Charlotte Sasaki. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ho'olehua Ward, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kanakaloloa Cemetery. Casual attire.

James T.F. Zane, 85, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Goo's Golden Tire Shop, died Monday. Born in Honolulu he is survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Nadine Kelly; sons Leslie, Jeffrey and Lyle; brothers George and Kenneth; sister Sylvia Lau, and a granddaughter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire.



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Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
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The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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