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Obituaries

Saturday, June 10, 2000


Andres A. "Andy" Abellanida, 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired heavy-equipment operator from Hickam Air Force Base, died June 3 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Margaret "Marge" P.; sons Alvin, Stephen, David, Andrew, Chris and Andres Jr.; daughters Roberta Afong, Kathleen Verbeckmoes and Laura Miyoshi; sisters Beatrice A. Sevilla, Lucina A. Verano and Juliana A. Chung; 28 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7:20 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Edwin K. Adams, also known as "Wapine" or "Irish," 82, of Honolulu is survived by sister Marie Caniabiral. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday provided by the family.

Smith K. "Mitchie" Alani, 40, of South Kona, Hawaii, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lydia; sons Kunia I. Hazard and Smith K.K., Isaac K. and Matthew A. Alani; hanai son Melvin Hose; daughter Janelle K.; mother Louisa K.; brothers Harvey and Douglas; and sisters Glendora Kenison, Sheraine B. Alani and Mary Kihe. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church. Call after 5 p.m. for all-night visitation. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Henry "Andy" Amaral, 71, of Hilo, a retired heavy-equipment operator for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Henry J. Jr., Ken M., Paul J. and Dexter L.; daughter Susan Aninion; brothers Manuel "Sonny," Raymond, Richard, William "Charles," Lawrence, Herbert, Reginald and Franklin; sister Katherine "Gina" Miller; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 11 a.m. to noon. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Joseph K. Daniels, 76, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired aircraft mechanic for Lockheed-Martin, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christy; sons Allen N. and Michael K.; daughters Maile Anne Zuspnik and Pualani Daniels; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services.

Raymond N. "Shiek" Fujiwara, 88, of Honolulu, a retired cook steward for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, died June 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Raymond Y.; daughters Helen H. Iha and Moana R. Benton; sister Tatsuko Fujiwara; and six grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Nora K. Hanzawa, 47, of Honolulu, an office secretary with Servco Pacific, died June 3 in Kuakini Geriatric. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Fred and Ethel and sister Jean S. Nomura. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clara M. Jelsma, 68, of Hilo, a teacher at Haili Christian School, died Sunday at home. She was born in Glenwood, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Dallas H.; sons Samuel and Daniel; daughter Rachel; brothers Kanji and Fred Kubojiri; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Monday at Trinity Church, 2282 Kanoelehua Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William M. Kahoonei Jr., 85, who retired from Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot, died June 2. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Wilbert and William III; daughters Gertrude Bite, Susan Kaawa, Willel Manuwai and Francine Sohns; brother John; 26 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Catherine C. Kangun, 85, of Honolulu, a court reporter and legal secretary at Pearl Harbor and Fort Shafter, died Oct. 17, 1999, in Creswell, Ore. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Bohach; sister Ellen Rohn; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Hawaiian attire.

Martha "Maleka" Kapeliela, 81, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired housekeeper for Islander Inn, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Moses, Henry, Kenneth, Merwyn, Elton and Sylvester Takaki and John Kiaha; daughters Rachel Kikumoto, Winona Elarionoff and Bernice Mitchell; sister Elizabeth Kalani; 29 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Burial: Kona Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Randy J. Kiaha, 38, of Waianae died June 2 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail; daughters Chasity N.K. and Kacey K.; father Ranny K.; brother Barry L.; and sisters Emily N. Garcia and Evonne L. Paaoao-Kiaha. Mass: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Catalina G. Lively, 77, of Waipahu, formerly of San Francisco, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Manila. She is survived by son Ernesto G. Dela Cruz; daughters Corazon D. Legaspi and Perlita D. Salvador; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Darrel K. Mendoza, 41, of Kaneohe, a state employee, died May 20 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Ronald, Patrick, Hal, Kevin, Tony and Arthur Mendoza and Link Merrit; and sisters Georgia Kaneao, Kathleen Bitonio and Paulette, Donna and Tracy Mendoza. Services: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Waianae Sacred Hearts Church. Scattering of ashes: 84-191 Makau St., Makaha. Casual attire.

Eve E. Myers, 95, of Honolulu was born in Copley, Ohio. She was a retired secretary for Civil Air Transport. Incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday provided by the mortuary.

Daniel B. Parrish Jr., 78, of Waialua, a retired harvesting supervisor for Waialua Sugar Co., died June 3 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was also a volunteer reserve officer for the Honolulu Police Department and a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Sylvania, Ga. He is survived by wife Susan M.; sons Daniel A. and Dale E. Parrish and Douglas W. Souza-Parrish; daughter Ada M. Perreira; brother Emmett A.; sister Wally Poznecki; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Eufemia P. Pascua, 69, of Pearl City, who retired from Dole Cannery, died June 3 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Nueva Ecija, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Maximo M.; sons Rolando, Edgar, Max Jr. and Larry; daughters Lilia Garcia and Liza Lazo; brother Benjamin Pintoy; sister Potenciana Policarpio; and eight grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: Noon Wednesday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Samoa Peniamina, 92, of Waianae died Sunday in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Gaga'emalae, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Taulago Samoa; children Setu Malufau, Peni Benjamin, Mapuni Tau, Lea Roberts and Liugalua, Samoa Jr., Toma, Tailo, Tiresa, Iosau and Alafaatu Samoa; 43 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Arthur Phan, 24, of Waipahu died Wednesday at home. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by parents Anh Minh Phan and Anh Thuc Truong and brother Andrew. Vietnamese Buddhist services: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples. No monetary offerings.

Lynette Bataya Robertson, 49, died May 24 at home in Centreville, Va. She is survived by daughters Mei Li and Sarah Kee and Nalani Robertson; parents Florentino and Corazon Bataya; brothers Jarrett and Douglas Bataya; sisters Jocelyn B. Shimura and Muriel Bataya; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Stella W. Ronolo, 73, of Kailua died Tuesday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Julian P.; son Richard; daughters Leona Pereza and Jocelyn Furtado; sisters Alohalani Pang and Laverna Joseph; brother Willard Peahi; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Agapita N. Serenia, also known as "Mary Nolasco Serania," 84, of Kaneohe died May 30 in Aloha Health Care. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Gilbert; sons Rudy, Reginald and Cedric Tabanera; daughters Loretta Infiesto, Kani Tabanera, Patrcia Dominguez, Francine Andres and Roxane Uyehara; 37 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa's Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Walter O. Serikawa, also known as "the mayor," 69, of Honolulu, a retired electrician, died Sunday. He was also a generous donor to the University of Hawaii Foundation in support of community college students with disabilities. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Glenn; daughters Ray Williams and Jeri and Toni Serikawa; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation, Walter Serikawa Scholarship, or Kapiolani Community College, Walter Serikawa Project.

Siw How Ho Tse Yuen, 54, of Pearl City died Wednesday in Pearl City. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Richard Q.Y.; sons Kevin T.S. and Dennis T.M. Tse; daughters Kathy G.L. Lin and Karen G.H. and Pamela G.M. Tse; brothers Cheun Hin, Cheun Wah, Cheun Ching, Cheun Lam and Cheun Kate Ho; and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Joseph C. Vincent, 67, of Waianae, a retired crane operator with Hawaiian Dredging, died May 22 in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Calvin, Clyde and Clinton R.; daughters Cheryl K. Mahoney, Carla K. Dudoit, Colette M. Scott and Catherine L. Vincent; brothers Antone C., Donald K. and Peter Paul; sisters Josephine Cabral and Mary Jane Apio; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Edward C.C. Wong, 78, owner of Pearl Harbor Orchids, died June 1 in Kaiser Hospital. He was also a retired firefighter at Hickam Air Force Base. He is survived by wife Williette; daughter Kathryn Mei Lin Wong-Gary; brothers Henry C.C. and Walter C.K.; and sisters Alice De Witt, Elsie Kerr and Gladys Tom. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Aiea. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.



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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