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Obituaries

Monday, March 6, 2000


Ethel Kealohapauole Ahana, 84, of Honolulu died Feb. 28. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Raymond; daughters Sybil Schoenstein and Leimomi Maunakea; brother William Lovell, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Kaumakapili Church. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside service: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kaumakapili Church Sanctuary Restoration Fund.

Florencio Tajon Balgos, 75, of Ewa Beach died Feb. 25 at St. Francis West Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Arsenia; sons Robin and Larry; daughter Thelma; brothers Marcelo, Laureano and Johnny; sisters Pacita, Mary Salviejo and Isabel Acdan; and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m.Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Dorothy Chen Chang, 75, of Honolulu died Feb. 29 at Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Burma. She is survived by daughter Karen; sons Delon and Marvin, and three grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Ernest W.H. Chock, 75, died Jan. 18 in Lancaster, Calif. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by sisters Beatrice Tom and Mary Mau; brothers Clarence, Wallace, Francis and Lawrence, four children and 10 grandchildren. Services and burial held.

Kenneth T.H. Choy, 56, of Honolulu, a Longs Drugs employee, died Feb. 23 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mae; daughters Kymber-Lee Char and Kara-Lee Choy, mother Pauline and brother Edmond. Services held.

Emma J. Christensen, 44, of Lahaina, a Westin Maui employee, died Feb. 26 in Maui Memorial Hospital. She is survived by companion Dan Martinez and mother Elda Mathis. Private services.

Henry N. Duvauchelle, 96, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor with the Board of Water Supply, died last Monday in Honolulu. He is survived by companions Willy and Karen Crozier; brothers Paul "Aimoku" and Eugene, and sisters Mary Peterson, Anna Goodhue and Pauline George. Services: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

David L. Ferguson, 48, of Honolulu, a chiropractor, died Feb. 6. He was born in New York. He is survived by daughter Alyssa; son Devon, mother Virginia and sister Heather Costello. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kagyu Thegchen Ling, 26 Gartley Place, Nuuanu.

Donald A. Jenkins, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired contractor, died Sunday in Kaneohe. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Fritzie; daughter Barbara; sons Donald G., Brian, Robert and John, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jon N. Kunihiro, 38, of Honolulu died Feb. 26 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Robert T. and brothers Steve K. and Derick J. Private services.

Herbert S. Rocha, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department battalion chief, died Feb. 7 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty Ann; daughters Kalaukieleula Hergenrader and Barbara Lynn Camarillo; sister Blanche Hughes, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Masao Shichida, 90, of Honolulu, a retired steel works manager, died Feb. 2. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Virginia Tanji and Janice T. Chun and three grandchildren. Private services held.

Agnes Harumi Shimamoto, 86, of Waianae, a retired barber, died Feb. 22 at St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Norris N. Atsuumi; daughter Judith C. Tanaka; sister Betty M. Hirahara; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services held.

Gladys Ueki, 74, of Honolulu died Feb. 27 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Beverly Toma; brother Frank Teshima; sisters Betty Kuwanoe and Janet Wasa, and a grandchild. Private services.

Florence M.P. Wright, 70, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired travel consultant, died Thursday at Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in Canada. She is survived by son Weston H.; brothers Michael and Edward Pipella; sisters Min Ferris, Elaine Shore and June Mackie; a grandchild, and friend Howard Moses. Memorial service: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God in Kaloko, Kona. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Dennis A. Wong, 37, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Stage & Lighting Co. employee, died Feb. 26. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Helen; father Fred; brother Kenneth Heu, and sisters Eileen Tengan, Norma and Brenda Wong and Nadine Shiroma. Private services.

Andrew Kwock Hong Yee, 86, of Mililani, a retired federal supply supervisor, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by children Andrew, Letitia, Myrna Herron, Joanne Matsui, Anthony and Lisanne Santiago; brother James; sisters Helen Chang, Rose Lai and Annie Ahuna; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Wood Mee Hee Young, 81, of Honolulu, also known as "Woodie," a retired director at McCully Nursery School, died Feb. 26 in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter; daughters Melissa Wong, Amelia Kawamoto and Wilma Goodness; son Walton; brother Hau Hee; sisters Wai Kam Luke and Lan Hung Chan Wa, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu 96817.



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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