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Obituaries

Thursday, April 13, 2000


Aileen M. Ader, 46, of Honolulu will be remembered in memorial services at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Philomena Church, 3330 Ala Laulani St. Final resting place: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. She is survived by fiance Don McDonald and sister Alisa Machado. Incorrect information for an obituary published Saturday was provided by the mortuary.

Laurita B. Akana, 76, of Kailua, a manager for the Navy Exchange, died yesterday at home. She is survived by husband William A.; daughters Sandra A. Lau, Susan B. Fishburn and Joanne Brooks Griep, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice Center.

Albert F. Belliveau, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Saturday. He was born in Malden, Mass. He is survived by wife M. Grace; sons Albert F. Jr. and John J., and a step-granddaughter. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine's Church. Gathering: 9:30 a.m. Memorial services: 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual or aloha attire.

Ann K. Cummins, 72, of Honolulu, a retired loan officer for Bank of Hawaii, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Brickwood Jr. and Charles and sister Jane. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Margaret G. Davis, of Santa Barbara, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died March 24 in Santa Barbara. She was an author and lecturer. Graveside services: Noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Elias A. Evangelista, 81, of Kahului, a retired boiling house operator, died April 4 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina; sons Rogelio and Alfredo; daughters Gloria Cajigal and Estrelita Lampitoc; brothers Mariano and Pascual,eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Good Shepherd. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Barney Fisher, 88, of Honolulu died March 25 in Kirkland, Wash. He was born in California. He is survived by sons Tom and Terry, four grandsons and two great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Lions International Eye Research Foundation.

G. Maxie "Spida" Furtado, 65, of Pearl City died March 31 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai son Ashton White; caregiver Charlene Gohier; friend Cissy Kanehailua, and brothers Howard, Stan, Ben and John. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ruth L. Galvez, 74, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired dental assistant, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Sione; daughters Sionette Nohara, Zara L. Flores, Shelilah M. Peters and Nola T. Koehn; son Sione Jr.; sisters Lillian Dose and Ruby Hopkins; brothers Vidal Jr. and Frank Lining, seven grandchildren and a great-grandson. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 78-6955 Mamalahoa Highway. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Terue Hays, 66, of Makakilo, owner and proprietor of "Terri's Golf Tours," died April 2 at home. She was born in Yokosuka, Japan. She is survived by husband Richard B.N.; daughter Patricia S., and sisters Kazuko Ishii and Sueko Murota. Private services. Inurnment held.

Elaine V. Hettema, 76, of Kaneohe and Waimanalo died March 9 in Vancouver, Wash. She was born in Sparks, Nev. She is survived by sister Jacqueline Boyle; daughters Barbara Barkley, Michelle Hettema-Watt, Gretchen Cramer and Nina Hettema, four grandchildren and a great-grandson. Remembrances suggested to the Hawaii Nature Conservancy or Hawaii Public Library. Scattering of ashes on the mainland.

Minerva P.T. Iokia, 66, of Nanakuli died Tuesday in Nanakuli. She was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. She is survived by sons John, Samuel Jr., Alfred, Curtis and Emerson; daughters Vanessa Flores and Melveena Iokia; hanai sons Stanley Kahawaii and Gary Cleaver; brother Jacob Thomas; sisters Pauline Stroud, Marjorie Gavagan, Miulan Kekauoha and Nellie Angelo, 20 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Ward. Call after 6:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Lawrence D. Johns, 43, of Ewa Beach will be remembered in services at 10 a.m. Monday at Hickam Air Force Base, Nelles Chapel. Aloha attire. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Haruko Kahawaii, 81, of Kahuku, a retired laundry worker, died April 4 in Kahuku. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Daniel K.; sons Maurice M., Daniel Y., Alvin S. and Nolan K.; daughters Florence H. Kashiwamura, Mavis F. Yamada, Geraldine H.K. Henry, Maydell M. Smith and Charlene L. Labowski; brother Tamao Nakata; sisters Elsie Okamura, Flora Isaacs and Molly Fujimoto, 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Moses K. "Uncle Billy" Kaleiwohi, 65, of Waianae died April 4. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by sisters Victoria Hall, Mercy Rosa, Agnes Kim and Mercy Garcia, and brothers Albert, Edward and Melvin Pililaau and Robert Paaluhi. No services.

Hanako Kojima, 92, of Hilo died April 3 in Life Care Center of Hilo. She is survived by sons James and Robert; daughter Alice Kadowaki; sisters Dora and Stella Hirakami, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lorraine K. Miyashiro, 75, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired drapery cleaner, died April 1 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Kenneth; brothers Vernon, Clarence and Herbert; sisters Gladys Shimabukuro and Janet Nakata, six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Miriam M. Miyashiro, 82, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress for the Hawaiian Regent Hotel, died April 1 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Keahua, Maui. She is survived by husband Bob; sons Jerry and Keith; daughter Joyce; brothers Seiko "Walter" and Seitoku "Edward" Kaneshiro; sisters Sadako and Machiko Akamine and Lillian Tokujo, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Harbin R. "Dickie" Mosier Jr., 44, of Mililani, a senior draftsman detailer, will be remembered in services at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. He was also a former hula dancer with Ka Pa Hula Hawaii. He died Friday. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Cheryl; sons Russell and Ryan; mother Helen; father Harbin R.; stepmother Jan; sister Sharon Harris; brother Tiger, and step-brothers Kacy and Brian.

Sharon G. Saari, 43, of South Carolina and formerly of Hawaii, office manager for Summerville (S.C.) Pediatrics, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by father Dr. James T. Saari; mother Marian A. Harris; step-mother Dr. Mary F., and sisters Diane S. McCall, Brenda C.S. Poulter, Priscilla S. Greennagel and Liisa K. Saari. Services Sunday in Summerville.

Peter D. Sackett, 60, of Honolulu died Saturday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Jamestown, N.Y. He is survived by companion Bette Yamamoto. Inurnment on the mainland.

Ramona C.G. Soriano, 85, of Waipahu died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Gody G., Eddie G., Ellie G. and Henry G.; daughters Lorina S. Sagisi, Lily E. Soriano, Jemima S. Zafiro, Myrna S. Acierto, Virginia G. Reed, Delia G. Noll and Carmen S. "Baby" Navarrete; brothers Emilio Guerrero and Armenio, Johnny and George Casuga; sisters Phyllis Capanas, Emilia Valdez, Dolores Areola and Rose Vidmar, 27 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Irene L. Spencer, 83, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died March 27 in Molokai General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Matthew; son Wilfred; daughter Jeanette Scharenbroch, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hoolehua Congregational Church in Hoolehua, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kanakaloloa Cemetery.

Gary Y. "Bozo" Sumi, 52, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a former employee of Paul's Enterprises Ltd., died Tuesday at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Thelma; son Izaak; daughters Cheri Wilson and Rochelle Sumi; parents Yoshito and Misao; sisters Naomi Brockman and Ruth Horikawa, and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Puna Hongwanji Mission. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Hideo "Hide-Chan" Toda, 90, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service, died Sunday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann S.; step-daughter Joyce Furuta; brother Wilbert M., and sisters Betty K. Kajikawa and Peggy S. Terauchi. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leatatalai Tupua, 81, of Honolulu is survived by daughter Miriama Fuamatu. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Jerald R. "Jerry" Ulmer, 65, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator for Grace Pacific and Operating Engineers Local No. 3, died March 30. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by former wife Sybil; children Jocelyn and Jerald "Jay" Ulmer Jr. and Jodi Benevides; mother Emma; brother Charles "Chuck" III; sisters Carol Fanene and Jackie Sutton, and a grandchild. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call from noon to 2 p.m.

Sione H. Uluave, 72, of Laie died Tuesday in Kahuku Hospital. He was born in Mua Niuafoou, Tonga. He is survived by wife Fangailupe; son Solomone; daughters Linita Moa, Meleane T. Uluave and Kalasita Tuifua; sister Eseta Livai, and a grandchild. Wake services: 10:30 p.m. Friday at Kahuku United Methodist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 7 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Casual attire.

Jessie S. Yago, 18, of Wailuku, a driver for Avis Car Rental, died last Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by companion May M. Bugtong; son Justinrei B.; sister Carmelita S.; brothers Edgar S., Ronald S., Ruben S. and Elmer S., and parents Fructouso and Dolores. Services: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the mortuary. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire.

Sachiko H. "Helen" Yoshida, 78, of Kahului died Tuesday in Hale Makua. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by husband Hideo "Alabama"; son Francis, sisters Jane Amaki and Winifred Lau, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kahului Church of the Nazarene. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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