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Obituaries

Wednesday, March 1, 2000


Alejandro H.S.H. Baliguat, 25, of Ewa Beach died Feb. 14 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father John F.; mother Barbara A. Santos Baliguat; sisters Debbie A.N. Baliguat and Darlene K. Wiemer; brothers John G. Jr., Jimmy G., Jassen F., James K., Johnathan F.K., Jesse K., Alan S.M., Abner K. and Abraham A., and grandfather Peter S. Santos. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Estanislao M. Basug, 90, of Koloa, Kauai, a truck service man for Grove Farm, died last Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicitas N.; daughters Marie Gerardo and Florendo Hermosura; brother Teodoro, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael's Church in Koloa. Call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.

Albert Bediamol, 88, of Kahului was also known as "Shorty." He was born in the Philippines. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Mildred M. Cabral-Wright, 71, of Honolulu was also known as "Millie." Her obituary was published yesterday.

Emilio D. "Milio" Domingo, 78, of Wahiawa, who retired from the Pacific Beach Hotel, died Feb. 18 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Bernardo and Emilio Jr.; daughters Dionicia Tarampi, Victoria Miguel and Analiza Domingo; brother Silverio, 24 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Tsuneko "Terry" Fujimoto, 63, of Honolulu died Feb. 22 at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Noburo "Johnny," Clement and Dennis Oshiro, and sister Chiyoko Nuha. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Balfour K. Gibson, 51, of Kapaa, Kauai, a chef with the Hyatt, died last Wednesday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Prakong; daughters Heather and Marquex; mother Anita, and sister Bonnie. Memorial services: 6 p.m. today at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Casual or aloha attire.

Waldo V. "Tony" Gordo, of Honolulu, a retired sales manager at Japan Airlines, died Feb. 20 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Yokohama, Japan. He is survived by wife Lois; daughter Elena, and son David. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Mystical Rose Chapel, Chaminade University.

Yoshiko Hayashida, 81, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Thursday in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Paul, Melvin, Glenn and Leslie; sisters Betsy Sakai and Katherine Taniguchi; brothers Masao, Thomas and David Arakaki, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Lucille G. Hicks, 79, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired secretary, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Idaho. She is survived by husband Raymond L.; daughter Sandra Collins; sister Opal Carpenter, two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Edward N. "Cigar" Hiromoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired city construction inspector, died Thursday in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Glenn N., Dennis I. and Edward H.; daughters Caryl T. Tsutsui and Georgene S. Nakanishi; brother Robert Harada; sisters Mitsuko Enomoto and Ruth Harada, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Parker D. Jeffers, 86, of Atlanta, formerly of Honolulu, a retired supervisor and management analyst for the Methods Engineering Division, Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, died Feb. 7. He was also a real estate broker. He was born in Unionville, Mo. He is survived by wife Chan Mi; stepdaughter Kay Inamine, and stepdaughters Lucy Paz Jim and Elizabeth Paz Goueytes. Private services.

Tadao Kageura, 81, of Pearl City, a retired hardware salesman from Amfac, died Feb. 16 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Aiko; son Harold K.; daughter Sandra E.; brothers Nobu, Chojiro and Tsutomu; sister Shizuko Maeda, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Cecil S. Keesling, 86, of Lanikai, a retired printer with Kamehameha Schools, died Feb. 21 at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Mabel, and sons Michael and Brian. Private services.

Tsutomu "Tom" Kubota, 80, of Honolulu, a retired chief of the Sanitation Department, died Feb. 14 in Honolulu. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Helen; brother Richard, and sister Jean Sison. Private services.

Thomas T. Kuritani, 79, of Hilo, a retired insurance agent for the American Mutual Insurance Co., died Feb. 18 at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Thomas Jr. and Ronald; daughters Patricia Oda, Carol Ann Jitchaku and Ruth Kuritani; brother James; sisters Rosie Tanaka and Ruth Ota, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Edward D.C. Lau, 70, of Honolulu and formerly of Morris Lane, proprietor of Lau's Catering and Roasting Services, died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. He is survived by wife Alice C.; sons Hilton, Clayton and Nealton; daughter Terrilynn; brothers William and Ernest, and sisters Alice Spencer, Elsie Kealoha, Mabel Chock and Edith Reyes. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Perfecta P. "Pitta" Layugan, 86, of Ewa died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Toribio, Pedro, Lorenzo, Rodolfo and Dionicio; daughters Helen Sampiano and Delia Pascua; sister Florentina Farinas, 15 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Micky Lee-Bennett, 26, of Kapolei, a management trainee for Loewe Inc., died Saturday. She was born in Laos. She is survived by husband Sam; parents Thep and Arounny Lee; brothers Vone and David Lee, and sisters Jenny Lee and Nyckie Xaysengsouk. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.

David A. MacDonald, 63, of Poipu, Kauai, a proprietor for a management consultant, died Saturday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by wife Lynne H.; daughters Debra Meek, Lauri MacDonald and Cindy Wortmann; sister Anne Kendall, and five grandchildren. No services.

William Makishi, 69, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Ebisu Catering, died Feb. 9 in St. Francis Hospital. He was also known as "Willie" or "Koichi." He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yuko; daughters Sandra and Debra, and brother James. Private services.

Lily M.L. Maldonado, 62, of Honolulu, a retired assistant housekeeper at the Pacific Beach Hotel, died Feb. 10 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Manuel Jr.; sons Isaiah, Melvin and Everett Kini; daughters Wilhelmina Salinas, Lisa Frank and Carmelita Maldonado; mother Elizabeth Silva; stepsons Manuel Maldonado and James Apo; stepdaughters Lurline Ramos, April Kalamau, JoAnn Shimoda and Muriel Maxwell; sisters Marian Freitas and Frances Ua, 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

William J. Matsuoka, 89, of Honolulu, who was retired, died Feb. 13 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons David and Roy, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Lorraine A. Miguel, 94, of Honolulu died Feb. 20 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Paul; daughter Esther Bunda; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Carl H. Miyamoto, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired mason, died Feb. 18 in Phoenix. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret A.; sons Don H. and Pat K.; daughter Gail Aiko; parents Hatsunori and Violet; brother Kenneth A., and four grandchildren. Private services.

Henry Y. "Hank" Nakagawa, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Servco Pacific appliance repairman, died Feb. 16 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Raymond T. and Calvin K., and sisters Betsy T. Murata, Judith C. Umetsu and Helen S. Abe. Private services.

Johnny K. Okamura, 75, of Kahului, Maui, a body and fender mechanic at Valley Isle Motors, died Sunday at home. He was also a retired employee at Nissan in the parts department and tour guide at U-ME Tours and Polynesian Hospitality. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; sons Ritchie, Leslie and Kelvin; daughter Carol Yamamoto; mother Aki; brother Raymond; sisters Betsy Shishido, Nancy Hiraoka, Alice Ogawa, Sally Takemori and Judy Miyamoto, and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Isami "Fago" Okuno, 75, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired ambulance driver and nurse's aide at Kona Hospital, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. He also worked for the Hilo Transportation Co. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Amy S.; son Marshall; daughter Marleen; sisters Hanayo Yamanaka, Tatsuko Kodama, Amy Sasaki and Ellen Okuno, and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bernadette U. Perez, 46, of Waianae will be remembered in services at a later date. Incorrect information was provided for the obituary published yesterday.

Jordan Reyes, infant son of Jerry and Joy Reyes of Mililani, died Thursday in Kapiolani Hospital. He is also survived by brothers Jared and Justis; sisters Jade and Jayme; grandparents Warren and Julia Toyama and Vincent and Gloria Reyes, and great-grandparents Liberato and Solidad Obado. Private services.

Amado "Jay" Rivera Jr., 66, of Los Angeles died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Gilda; daughters Johanna, Annie and Monette Rivera, Milo Bondoc and Bess Cruz; sons Rudy and Pong; sister Mila Del Sol; hanai sister Angie Favis; hanai brothers Eddie Sotiangco and Danny Molina; hanai daughters Terry Tambunting and Florence Monzon; hanai sons Sonny, Gus and Ian Tambunting and OneMig Bondoc, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of the ashes: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the beach fronting the Moana Hotel in Waikiki. Casual attire.

Moses J. Saldua, 88, of Honokaa, Hawaii, retired mill tender for the former Honokaa Sugar Co., died Feb. 19 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fidela; sons Ernest and Ben; daughters Priscilla Codero and Arsenia Uganiza, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Isabelo E. "Bilong" Salmo, 78, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired factory maintenance worker for the former Kau Sugar Co., died Saturday in Kau Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Patricia L.; sons Prudencio, Ernesto, Dennis and Howard; daughters Beverly Barba, Rowena Jackson-Jonas and Olivia Tavares; brother Benjamin, 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward. Call from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Yanoi L. Siu, 66, of Honolulu died Monday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in China. She is survived by husband the Rev. Waipun; sons Joseph, Benjamin and Darrell; daughter Sharon Ko, and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, Red Hill. Call after 1 p.m. Private inurnment.

Lily E. Verwoest, 84, of Honolulu died Sunday. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Henry J., sons Jon H. Verwoest and Keith Collin, daughter Diann B. Verwoest-Brown, and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.



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