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Obituaries

Monday, May 8, 2000


Florentina C. Cabreros, 84, of Honolulu died April 14 at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan; son Benjamin; brother Johnny Cabagua, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary, call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Paul E. Elerio, 65, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for California State College, died April 25 in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. No known survivors. Services were private.

James T. Hashimoto, 61, of Honolulu, a retired general supervisor of maintenance and plant operations for Holmes and Narver Inc., died Wednesday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fumiko "Yasuko"; daughter Joni Hashimoto-Kim; mother Esther; brothers Richard and Jack; sister Jean, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

Asako Horinouchi, 82, of Waimanalo, a retired farmer, died April 15 at home. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by husband Choichi; son Gary; daughter Faye Lee, and four grandchildren. Services were private.

Yoshino S. Kagehiro, 94, of Honolulu died last Monday. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons George and Hale; daughter Minnie Song, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were private.

Seizo Kodani, 91, of Kahului, a self-employed engine mechanic, died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Tamako; son Atsunori; daughters Akie Okamuro, Janet Y. Hirozawa and Kiyoko Kawanishi; sister Fumie, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment at a later date.

June M.G. Kokubun, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Manoa Elementary School teacher, died April 27 at home. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Herbert T.; daughter Karen L. James; sisters Lily Y. Sato, Esther A. Nakagawa and Patsy Kagesa, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services were private.

Catalino B. Lorenzo, 97, of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse for Queen's Hospital, died April 23 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Luz and daughter Cathleen. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Martha M. Mihara, 91, of Pukalani, Maui died April 29 in Kuakini Geriatric. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons John H. and Robert K.; sister Jane T. Omori, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were private.

Asami "Lily" Shirota, 79, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired produce manager for Hilo Food Town and a self-employed caterer, died Saturday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Edna; sons Roger, Gary and Bert; brother Yorito Okano; sisters Fumiyo Yamada, Betty Nagata, Helen Shigehara, Terry Hamamoto and Doris Uehara, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Papaikou Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Tsutomu Takahashi, 62, of Honolulu, a retired chef for Miyako Restaurant, died last Monday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is survived by wife Susan O.H.; sons Takumi and Shingo; brothers Noboru, Akira and Hisashi, and sister Fukiko Goda. Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Private inurnment.

Lucia C. Tarape, 58, of Waipahu died April 9 in St. Francis Hospital West. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan; sons Jualunito, Rodrigo and Marcelo; daughters Purificacion and Jean; mother Cerelina Cabansag; brother Dominador, and sisters Lorenza and Adelina. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road in Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Wallace N. "James" Torikawa, 68, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic for the Department of Transportation, Harbors Division, died last Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Steve, Glen and Wayne; sisters Mildred Yoshikawa, Doris Oato and Betty Matsuura, and a grandson. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Eva Y. Tsutsumi, 96, of Ewa died Thursday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Edward T. and Stanley S.; daughters Lillian Y. Kawagishi, Kuniyo Anderson and Clara S. Larrison; sister Hisako Masuda; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Damien K. Wong, 39, of Kaneohe, an auto mechanic, died last Monday in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Johnette "Pake"; sons Titus and Kaiki; daughters Tiana and Tydra Wong and Trina Romeu; parents Abenel and Margaret; brother Frederick; sisters Bernadette Chu, Stephanie Bowes, Lynn Isaacs, Margaret Wong, Veronica Fernandez, Avenel Bell, Elizabeth Taueu, Georgianna Gouveia and Joanna Wong, and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach, Waimanalo.

Walter T. "Turk" Yamada, 72, of Honolulu, a retired salesman, died April 16 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Leness, Raymond, John, Stanley and Brian, and sisters Hilda Kono, Merle Masuda and Thelma Lum. Services were private.



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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