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Obituaries

Tuesday, May 16, 2000


Dorothy D.A. Abad, 72, of Makaha, a retired cafeteria worker with the state, died Saturday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Orlino; sons Allen, Michael, Robert and Myron; daughters Nona Abad and Joan Kealiinohomoku; brothers George, Daniel and Francisco Ariz, 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Makaha Beach. Casual attire.

George Boiser, 85, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired stevedore with McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., died Saturday at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Gilbert Funes and Vincent G. Boiser; daughters Yvonne Kaialoa and Georgiana Boiser-Nunes; brother Charles Monroid; sister Katherine B. Layosa; 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alfred F. Ching, was 90 years old. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Elizabeth S.Y.L. Ching, 97, of Redlands, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a schoolteacher at Kalihi-Uka School, died May 6 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Ella Mae Ching Ngo; stepsons Francis and Raymond; brother Ruhl T.K. Lee; sisters Lydia S.L. Ah Sui and Beatrice Lee, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Manoa Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m.

Estanislao D. "Doring" Cuaresma, 66, of Waipahu died April 26 in Straub Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Julia A.; daughter Jo Ann A.; son Stanley A.; brothers Alfredo and Edison Cuaresma and Rodrigo Refareal, and sisters Leonora Guerrero, Estelita Gaba and Teresita Caldito. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Burrelle Duvauchelle, 77, of Pukoo, Molokai, a retired aluminum caster, died Sunday. He was born in Kupeke, Molokai. He is survived by wife Betty; sons Burrelle, Dana and Darrell; daughters Camille Earsley and Christy; sisters Mabel Ayau and Muriel Thiim, and brother Waldemar. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaunakakai Ward. Aloha attire.

Sixto F. Hafalla, 93, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired mechanic with David Chang Construction Co., died Wednesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carol; son Roy, and two grandchildren. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Annie H. Hagemann, 89, of Honolulu died April 30 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert; daughter Roberta Friel; sisters Adeline Lutero, May Higgins, Leatrice Scales, Sarah Swift and Edwina Cacoulidis, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Thelma T. Hayashi, 76, of Honolulu, a retired cashier for ABC Stores, died May 6 in Castle Hospital. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by son Donald; daughters Laurie Hayashi and Christine Fujimoto; sister Ayako Arinaga, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Grace Y. Humphreys, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired florist with Flowers Forever in Lihue, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Linda Miller; brothers Maui Ogata and Paul, George and Harold Matsunaga; sisters Michie Hironaka and Mildred Chang, and a granddaughter. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Kapaa. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lincoln A.Y.K. Kam, 84, of Honolulu, who retired from the University of Hawaii maintenance department, died May 7 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Warren, and sisters Edith Yee, Thelma Young and Winifred Oberdorfer. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Chandra M. Kazel, 93, of Alhambra, Calif., a retired beautician, died May 5 in San Gabriel Valley Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest and the Rev. Edward Carvelo; daughter Lillian Thureson; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard H. Kualii Jr., 83, of Hilo, a retired electrician, died Sunday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Albert; daughter Mona Ikeda; sister Elizabeth Afook, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

William K.Y. Lau, 68, of Kaneohe died April 18 in Aloha Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Francis, George and Art, and sisters Anne Kamoe, Dorothy Wong, Carol Mueller, Leatrice Zen and Sharlene O'Brien. Private services.

Hughford J. "Boy" Manalo, 47, of Kaneohe, an automobile repair painter, died April 19. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lurline; daughter Hughline Jade Namakaimoipohaikealohaikilolanimeheikaika'amaliu; sons Hughford "Boy" Jr. and Hiuford Kawika La'amea Kamanakapu'u Mahinulaninaloia'ehuokalani lumialani kalakaua ho'olako; stepdaughter Rhoda Ann I. Kahele; parents Matthais and Roseabella; brothers Matthais Jr., Raymond and Charles; sisters Janet Maiava and Theresa "Leimomi," and a grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Kawaiahao Church. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Francis X. McGuire, 71, of Pearl City, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Thursday at home. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Ayako; sons Michael J. and Larry F.; daughters Patsy C. Smith, Helen E. Dennis and Barbara A. Kong; brothers Andy, Pete, Joe and Billy; sisters Elizabeth O'Donnell and Margaret Filer, and 12 grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshino T. Mimuro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery Ginaca Division employee, died May 8. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Jitsuo; sons James, Thomas and Donald; daughter Myrna Quiocho; sister Hisako "Betty" Ozaki, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Minoru "Kako" Murakami, 82, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kahului, Maui will also be remembered in inurnment services at 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Tje additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Yutaka "Primo" Nakashima, 81, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired owner of the former Ed and Naka's Service Station, died Sunday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was also retired from the Kohala Corp. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by wife Hisae; sons Clyde and John; daughter Nora, and sister Tomeyo Matsumoto. Wake services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after noon. Services over the ashes: 4 p.m. Friday at Hawi Jodo Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Douglas Olivera, 65, of Hilo, a custodian at Mountain View School, died Sunday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Herman Jr.; daughter Deanna Aiko; brothers Eugene, Kenneth and Tony; sister Dorothy Wingate, and four grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 11 a.m. to noon. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Tomas A. Padernal, 78, of Honolulu died April 29. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Corazon "Cora" Sinfuego, and two grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Melvin N. Puu Jr., infant son of Melvin and Grace-Mae "Momi" died May 8 in Kapiolani Hospital. He is also survived by sisters Leimomi, Naluehu'okeanuenue, Nawaiu'iokamalina and Kamoana'a kamahina, and grandparents Albert and Wahinekuipua Puu, Richard "Buffalo" and Momi Keaulana, Hiram Kahele, Wayne and Carol Brown and Christine Manning. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Makaha Surfing Beach.

Eleanor P. Ramos, 81, of Honokaa, Hawaii died Sunday at home. She was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Alfred; daughters Margo Lau Kong, Alfreida Duncan and June Kennedy; sisters Adeline Dudzic and Evelyn Gabriel, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dolly J. Rodrigues, 42, of Wailuku died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by father Theodore; mother Gertrude; sons Chris Rodrigues and Jeremy and Mikel Watson; daughter Aleena Watson; brothers Terry, Robert and Tracy, and sisters Lydia Copperfield and Darlene Freitas. Private services.

Ethelbert A. Tanaka, 61, of Waianae died Sunday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry; son Tareyton; daughters Terahyn "Bobbie" Apilando and Terilyn Tanaka-Won; sister Faith "Nani" Rusher, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Susan A. Taylor, 81, of Honolulu, who retired from the state Social Services division, died yesterday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ross R.; sons Gregory, Patrick, Ross Jr. and Abraham; daughter Patty Yun; brothers Sen. Daniel and Mark Akaka, 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Kawaiahao Church. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hook Chu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Ane F. Tuinei, 75, of Makaha, a retired schoolteacher, died last Tuesday at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by son Tom; daughters Louise Banglos, Frances Keliikoa, Katherine Talbert and Julia Tuinei; sisters Frances Williams and Louise Mahoney, 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Katherine S. Turner, 69, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper for Homes Contractor Inc., died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Charles; brother Harold Kuraoka; sisters Marjorie Fujiwara and Christina Okimura; stepmother Marion Kuraoka; stepbrothers Lyle and Keith Kuraoka, and stepsister Jean Kuraoka. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Central Union Church.

Peter Underwood, 68, of Honolulu, a taxi driver, died Thursday in Ewa. He was born in Reigate, England. He is survived by wife Stephanie and son John. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jing Kuan Wong, 76, of Honolulu died May 8 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Shu Feng Hu; sons Keng, Jue and Jian; daughter Hung Ling Wong-Yeung; brothers Jing Hee and Jing Mun, and five grandchildren. Private services.



You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
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The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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