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Obituaries

Wednesday, August 16, 2000


Darien W. Agtaguem, infant daughter of Wally and Darolene, died Aug. 6 in Kapiolani Women's and Children's Hospital. She is also survived by brother Waylen; sister Chantel; grandparents Moises Mendoza and Remedios Agtaguem and great-grandmother Marcela Mendiza. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m.

Kingston K. Brown, infant son of Howard E. Brown and Melissa I. Ana, died July 28 in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Yvonne N. Brown and Mary E. and Eric K. Ana Sr., and great-grandmother Margaret E. Ana-Pieterich. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park.

Francis F.C. Ching, 95, of Honolulu, a retired vice president and treasurer with Fred L. Waldron Ltd., died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Norman and Clayton; daughters Loretta Tom and Louneille Michinaka; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Crossroads. Call from 3 to 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

James C.G. Ching, 90, of Waimanalo, a retired auto mechanic, died Saturday in Kailua. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Monika; sons Jan and Sven; and sisters Alice Lau and Ethel Chun. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Chew Ping Chun, 99, of Kailua, retired from Lualualei Ammunition Depot, died Sunday in Aloha Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Estelle Tom; sons Richard K.P. and Gary K.M.; daughters Betty C.N. Ching, Joyce C.K. Ling, Lorna C.S. Pang and Elinore C.K. Kaneko; brothers Chew Nam, Robert, Fred, Bertrand and Melvin; sisters Mew Yun Mock and Shirley Ching; 22 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marvin H. Clarabal, 43, of Lanai City, a heavy-equipment operator for Lanai Waste System, died yesterday at home. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by mother Genoviva; brother Manuel Jr.; and sister Christine Costales. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Hearts Church on Lanai. Call after 5:30 p.m. Service: 10:15 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8. Burial: Lanai Cemetery. Casual attire.

Helen C.F. Ede, 96, of Honolulu died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by son Bill; daughter Mabel Kwok; sister Doris Wong; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Central Union Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples.

Agnes C. "Molly" Ellis, 86, of California, formerly of Hawaii, will be remembered in services 9 a.m. Monday at Lanikai Community Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual/aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published Aug. 9 provided by the family.

Helen B. Evans, 78, of Wailuku, Maui, a self-employed Avon representative, died last Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Daniel; son Daniel Jr.; daughters Beverly Anakalea, Linda Coppa, Gayle Salsido and Roberta Chun; brothers Abel, Joseph, Walter, Henry and Marion Fernandez; stepsister Flora Ricker; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Fusae Goto, 89, of Honolulu died Saturday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Harry I.; daughters Clara Mizuba and Elsie Sakamoto; brother Minoru Awada; sister Ayako Inoue; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marshall C. Griep, 78, of Pearl City, a retired taxi driver, died Aug. 8 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose; children Kathleen Briganti, Marsha Lindsley, Annette and Wayne Griep and Anthony Ayala; brothers Hubert and Morris Griep, Donald Shitsugo and Bill Gonsalves; sisters Elsie Doctorllo and Audrey Richardson; 27 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Betty C. Hasegawa, 62, of Wailuku, Maui, a retired senior accounts clerk at Maui Soda & Ice Works, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by daughters Lori Carillo and Caryan Hao; mother Hatsuko "Helen" Fujimoto; brothers Hideaki and Roy Fujimoto; and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Committal services and inurnment: Noon Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard S. Kitagawa, 62, of Honolulu, a retired chef, died Thursday. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fusako; son James; daughter Doreen "Sachi"; mother Doris; and brother Harry. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.

Muaitofiga F. Lutu, 52, of Waipahu, a social worker for the American Samoa government, died Thursday. She was born in Leone Village, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Smith; sons Smith Jr., Tiaoalii, David and Smith III; daughters Tiresa, Meri-Mine, Muaitofiga, Herthalina and Tilesa; brothers Tusiupu, Togamau and Tavita; sisters Lina and Sisa; and two grandchildren. Call from 5 to 8 tonight at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial in Leone Village.

John H. Mainaaupo, 69, of Pearl City, retired from Tugman Steel, formerly called Lacy Steel Co., died Aug. 7 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Clara P.; son Alex Rosal; daughters Regina Felix and Lou Anna Barham; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Downtown Chapel, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masayo I. Migita, 101, of Honolulu died Saturday. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by sons John Hashimoto and Harry and Lawrence Migita; daughters Lorraine Tanimura and Frances Miyasaki; brother Tsukato "Robert" Inouye; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Mitsunobu Miyahira, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Wailana and Ala Moana Concession chef, died Aug. 3 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Nancy S. and daughters Aileen S. and Darleen S. Private services.

Winifred K. Nakamoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired distribution manager for Malahini Sportswear, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband Haruto "Mike"; son Sidney; brothers Kenneth and David Nakamura; sisters Thelma Hasuike and Eleanor Ando; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Kinuyo Okura, 88, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary N.; daughters Sarah S. Suzuki and Edith C. Tosaki; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Moses Robello III, 30, of Waianae died Saturday in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Marie "Angie" Alcantra; son Joseph; father Moses Jr.; brothers Rodney and Christopher Robello, Guy Coltes and Jason Robello-Campbell; and sisters Maria "Vicki" Davis, Jill Chang and Christina Richardson. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshiko Stark, 67, of Mililani Town, who retired from Duty Free Shop, died Friday. She was born in Aomori, Japan. She is survived by husband Donald; sons Robert, Wayne and Richard; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Nora K. Toma, 80, of Manoa Valley, a retired Outrigger Hotel cook, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband George; sons Warren and Russell; daughters Jean Fujioka, Susanne Shimabukuro and Coleen Toma; brothers Gerald, Howard and Henry Ishihara; sister Peggy Higa; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Manoa Valley Church. Call after 5 p.m.

Joan M. "Joni" Von, 54, of Honolulu, a senior caregiver, died Friday. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by son Patrick; daughter Erin; sister Vicki Smith; brothers Robert and Joel Von Scio; and former husband Milton. Private scattering of ashes. Reception: Noon Saturday at the Miramar Hotel, fifth floor.

Lindsay P. Waiamau, 38, of Waianae died Thursday in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Lindy Waiamau and Neddie Waiamau-Nunuha; stepfather Herman Nunuha; companion Colette Cordeiro; daughter Lindsey; brothers Lindy Jr. and James Waiamau, James Shaver, Liugalua Samoa, Mulimuli Agalevaa-Alailefaleula and Faafetai Mauai; stepbrothers Herman, Jimmy, David and Walter Nunuha; and sisters Lynnemabel Waiamau, Linda Christian, Eleanormae Davis and Olinda Pililaau. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Plantation Road, Waianae. Call after 9. Private scattering of ashes.

Raymond Weigle, 71, of Sterling, Alaska and Hawaii died Thursday in Central Peninsula General Hospital. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by daughters Nancy and Susan Weigle and Linda Base; sons Raymond and Robert; brother Joe; and seven grandchildren. Burial in Arlington, Va. Memorial contributions suggested to Sterling Senior Center, P.O. Box 154, Sterling, AK 99672.

Douglas L. Wong, 69, of Honolulu, a retired tour driver with Tradewind Tours, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Libertha; sons Leslie W. and Chris K.; brother Christopher; and sister Juanita Kawamura. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Reception to follow. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Elks Club in Waikiki.

John O. Wood Jr., 55, of Waianae, an auto mechanic, died July 31 at home. He was born in El Campo, Texas. He is survived by sons John C. and Marc R. and sisters Donna Ree Harrison, Bertha Barrow and Sherry Brown. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mineo Yamagata, 83, of Honolulu, a retired executive administrator for the Young Buddhist Association of Honolulu, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was also a veteran of the Military Intelligence Service. He was born in Lahaina, Maui. He is survived by wife Ruth; son Neil; daughters Naomi Kodama and Maya Matsuda; brothers Tsukio, Yukio and James; and sister Fumiko Iwamoto. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.



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