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Obituaries

Wednesday, May 3, 2000


Victoria L. Alvarado, 84, of Ewa Beach died last Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Teodoro; son Catalino; daughter Rosalina Madriaga, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary, call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Marjorie J. Andrade, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Curtin Matheson Scientific office manager, died Thursday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Eureka, Calif. She is survived by son Robert P. Kaaukai; daughters Jean Marie Darling and Nancylee K. Nishihara, and sisters Phyllis Barchard, Graceellen Encerti and Judy Rogers. Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church, Manoa. Casual attire.

Clifford W.K.L. Apana, 66, of Santa Clara, Calif., a senior accountant for the city of San Jose, died April 20. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Consuelo D.; daughters Leilani Haines and Tammy Apana-Dianda; sisters Blossom Aiu, Carole Suganuma, Dorothy Ulibas and Melva Foust; brothers Allan and Kenneth Apana, and three grandchildren. Memorial services held.

Margaret B. Camara, 79, of Kahului, a retired school bus driver, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Nelson; daughters Margaret Mactagone and Harriett Camara; brothers Lawrence and Henry Boteilho; sisters Dorothy Joaquin, Lorraine Martin and Roseline Boteilho, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert W. "Bobby" Chang, 54, of Kahului, a retired heavy equipment operator for Goodfellow Brothers, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Isabel; parents Robert Y.M. and Martha S.; sons Robert "Bobby," Ryan and Kawika Chang and Andy and Anson Valentine; sisters Claudia Wallwork, Lovena Miguel, Beverly Weaver, Alva Wales, Vivian Ishizaki, Audrey Kanana, Alverna Shea, Sonia Saloka, Donna Alexander and Cheryl McPhee; brothers Garvin, Phillip "Koko," Mark and Dudley Chang and Colburn Aragosa, and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Bud I. Chong Jr., 33, of Honolulu died last Wednesday in Kuakini Hospital. He is survived by wife Desiree; sons Brian and Noah; daughter Brianna; mother Elvira K.; brothers Leland and Lennie, and sisters Candise Chong and Debbie Antonio. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.

Thomas R. Clarkin, 87, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. He is survived by wife Rosemary; sons Thomas R. Jr., Brian B. and Christopher J.; daughters Mary C. Paganini and Anne K. Clarkin, and two grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Star of the Sea Church. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Joseph De Morales, 87, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a warehouse supervisor for Kau Sugar Co., died Monday in Kau Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mary; daughters Deanna and Josephine De Morales and Marie Kaya; sisters Anita Basque and Carmen Boling; brothers Manuel, Antone, William, George, Albert and Louis, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Naalehu, Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m. Prayer service: noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Elaine Hew, 58, of Honolulu died April 13 in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by brother William, and sisters Chris Uyehara, Aileen Gok, Florence Ching, Frances Jay, Annie Hew and Barbara Hakim. Private services.

Masao Higa, 83, of Honolulu died April 23 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Tsuyako; sons Ronald, Harold and Clayton; daughters Lorraine Higa and Susan Higa-Lau; stepsons Nelson K. and Edward K. Nakagawa; stepdaughter Carol McLeod; brothers Masaichi and Nobuo; sister Fusako Fukunaga, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Veralyn C. Kai, 58, of Honolulu died Friday in Queen's Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Clifford; son Clifford "Kaei" II; brothers Glenn F.W., Richard F.K. and Gavin F.F. Chun, and stepmother Ying Kwwan Chun. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

The Rev. Walter K. Kaleikini Jr., 62, of Kahului, a truck driver for Island Movers, died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martie E.; sons Walter K. Kaleikini-Wolfe, Michael H. Kaleikini, Mark E. Cornelio and Richard E. and David E. Fricke; daughter Kelena K. Blakemore; brothers Paul and Edward Kaleikini and Roy Kepoo; sisters Lorraine Mokuahi, Liberta Bertola, Flora Kaleikini and Annie Chun, and four grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Leis only.

Thomas S. Koizumi, 65, of San Leandro, Calif., a NASA retiree, died Feb. 7 in Mountain View, Calif. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Kent and Alan; brothers James and Alfred; sister Jean Miyahara, and two grandchildren. Memorial services held.

Edward C. "Leroy" Lee, 60, of Santa Ana, Calif., a U.S. Postal Service branch manager, died Saturday. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force from 1958-1964. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frankie; daughters Jenny and Emily, and brothers Gary, Clifford and John. Services held.

Allan J. Liftee, 55, of Honolulu died April 19 in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet A.; sons Allan Jr., Eric, Craig and Brandon; daughter Healani Kalama; brother Kelly; sister Nettie Kaahaaina, and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.

Antoinette C. Mendonca, 52, of Honolulu died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Ruby; brothers John and Melbourne King, and sister Frances Silva. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Aina Haina. Call after 1:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Harue Okada, 80, of Kalihi died April 23 at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Russell H.; daughter Lynne S. Spencer; brothers Robert, James, Ray and Charles Tomita; sister Janet Yamada, and three grandchildren. Services were private.

Joy T. Okamura, 37, of Honolulu, a Kaiser Permanente lead secretary, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Herbert Hiroshi and Alma T. Okamura, and brothers Wade H. and Daryl S. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Mitchell C.K. Pang, 68, of Memphis, Tenn., a retired commercial artist who died Aug. 29 in Memphis, will be remembered in a memorial service at Mililani Memorial Park. He was a Korean War Marine Corps veteran who received the Purple Heart. He is survived by wife Doris F.; daughter InSuk Granholm, Kim Khoo, Jo Ann Byl, Gosia Szymanska and Diana Cui; sister Patricia Yee; brothers Fred C.L., Elmer C.L. and Philip C.M., and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday. Memorials may be sent to charity.

Mary L. Pasco, 57, of Kihei, Maui, a retail saleswoman, died last Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband John; sons Kamalani, Bryson K. and Derlyn; daughters Jorisa Colivas and Bedelia Pasco; brother Richard Ching, and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Ashes to be scattered at 8 a.m. Sunday at Ukumehame Park. Leis only. Aloha attire.

Christina V.R. Perry, 36, of Lahaina, a cook/counter helper for Burger King, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by mother Lucy Rafanan; hanai parents Anthony and Fern Vargas; sons BeJay Rafanan and Keoni Wilson III; daughters Katina Perry and Tiffany Paneto; brothers James Rafanan and Billy Saracan; hanai brothers Anthony Jr. and Confessor Vargas; sister Laurie Javierto; hanai sisters Regina and Venona Vargas, and grandmother Christina Paneto. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at the sea fronting Hale Nani beach area. Leis only. Aloha attire.

Restituto P.R. Ramilo, 78, of Waipahu, an Oahu Sugar Plantation retiree with more than 40 years of service, died April 21 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria R. and son Mark R. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow.

John M. "Jack" Roddy Jr., 71, of Kailua, a retired Air Force flight officer, died April 17 in Castle Hospital. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by sons John "Jack" and Stephen "Steve"; daughter Adrienne Harvey; sisters Rosemary Brainard and Jacqueline Cushing, and five grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony of Padua in Kailua. Call after 12:30 p.m. Committal service with military honors to follow at 3 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggected to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii (593-1515) or the American Cancer Society, Make Today Count Group (595-7544).

Osao Sato, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrician, died April 24 at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toshiko; sons Isaac K. and Michael J.; brothers Mitsuru Sato and Iwao Yamamoto, and sister Tomoe Akao. Private services.

Alauni Siatu'u, 59, of Pago Pago, a retired state vocational education director for American Samoa, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Sapini; sons Benjamin, Paul and Reuben; daughters Ruth Tyrell and Rachel Siatu'u; mother Meaola Liufau; brothers Sonoma, Liufau T. and Elvis Liufau; sisters Toasa Fao, Fualili Tupuola and Fagamalama Fualaau, and four grandchildren. Services will be in American Samoa.

Jayden R.L. Unico, infant son of Christopher "Bobby" Unico and Rolliebeth V. Lacamiento, died last Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. He is also survived by grandparents Mrs. and Mrs. Roger Lacamiento and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Unico, and great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Elpidio Villegas, Rosalina Lacamiento and Ernestina Arreola. Services: 11:45 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Nancy F. Uyeda, 81, of Pearl City died April 17 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Robert and Raymond; daughters Trudy Arakaki, Connie Ma and Jane Uyetake; brother Harold Shimabuku; sisters Harriet Tamashiro, Helen Oshiro and Betsy Gima, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Juan B. "Masa" Vicente, 90, of Wailuku, Maui died Sunday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Glen and Joseph; daughter Marievick Ramos; sisters Caralina, Marta and Gimma, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Norman's Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Harold M. Wong, 87, of Pearl City died April 21 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by son Harold Jr.; daughters Vicky Clause, Pat Wong and Marcella Denis; sister Mary Santos, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lan C. Wong, 75, of Honolulu died April 24 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in China. She is survived by daughters Kwai Yee Young, Clarice Roby, Amy Tsuruda and Jane Hsu; stepsons William and Donald; stepdaughter Hazel Haynes; brothers Koon Chor Cheng and Koon Keung Chang; sisters Yat Cho and Sai Nee Chang; 22 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. No flowers.

David E. Yount, 64, of Honolulu, a physics professor at the University of Hawaii, will be remembered in a memorial service Saturday. He died Thursday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Arizona. He is survived by wife Christee M.; daughters Christine Conners and Sonja Young; sons Greg and Steffen, and three grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Calvary by the Sea Church.



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The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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