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Obituaries

Wednesday, November 1, 2000


John Ireland leaves legacy of
tough crime laws in Hawaii

Yoshiko Shimamoto, retired
UH professor of nursing, dies at 76

Velma Santos, former
Maui councilwoman, dies at 69

Tapa

Herman H.K. Ah Yo, 82, of Hilo, a retired hotel maintenance worker at the Hawaii Naniloa Hotel, died Oct. 24 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was also a retired vegetable farmer. He was born in Kaimu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Kamaka; brothers Banaba, Paul, Gabriel, Andrew and Wilfred; sisters Lei Greiss and Rose, Virginia and Marilyn Ah Yo, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Gathering: Onekahakaha Beach Park in Hilo, Pavilion No. 7. Casual attire.

Augustine Akiu, 63, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired groundskeeper at Naalehu School, died Oct. 24 at home. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force, Civil Engineers Squadron. He was born in Waiohinu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Queen L.; sons Augustine Jr., Sebastian and Kwai Chang; daughter Yolan Ann Jardine; brother Joseph; sisters Margaret Lee Hong and Minerva Manuel, and three grandchildren. Call from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Akiu residence in Naalehu. Call after 4 p.m. All-night visitation to follow services. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Florencio N. Balin, 90, of Waianae died Sunday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Patrocinia A.; stepson Dante Quintal; stepdaughters Eden Miguel, Evangeline Cabanilla and Teodora, Elclarette and Juilana Quintal, 10 stepgrandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 o'clock tonight at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Segundino A. Barroga, 87, of Aiea, a laborer with Hawaiian Dredging, died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. He is survived by nephews Samuel C. and Clifford N., and nieces Joanna L. and Cynthia C. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

Virginia N. Bascon, 52, of Kahului, who worked in office and sales at Hawaiian Cement, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wichita, Texas. She is survived by husband Severo Jr.; sons Brian and Harry Apolo Jr.; daughters Charlynn Apolo, Robin Freitas and Karin Benz; hanai daughter Kimberly Bascon-Freitas; a sister; 11 brothers, and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire. Leis only.

Abraham S. "Abe" Batoon Jr., 29, of Waipahu died Oct. 16 in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by mother Delores; sister Milagros Aquino; brother Herson; girlfriend Shari Maeda, and son Cody Maeda. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Alfredo R. Briones, 73, of Honolulull, who retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 71, died Oct. 22 in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Filomina "Faye"; daughter Susan Rack; sons Alan, Gary and Dave; brothers Corsino "Andres" and Primo; sisters Maura Briones-Ayco, Warlita Briones-Sanchez and Lita Briones-Fajardo, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena's Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Langford L. Chang, 69, of Chicago, formerly of Wahiawa, died Oct. 17. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Clifford and sister Joyce Hirota. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wai Ying Chang, 74, of Honolulu died yesterday in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Chungshan, China. She is survived by son Willis; daughter Florence Toyoda, and a grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Stephanie Kim Chong, 57, of Honolulu is also survived by brother Raymond Kim and stepparents Betty S. and Francis Kim. The additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Rupert K. Chun, 72, of Haleiwa, a retired registrar of Land Court Tax Appeal, died Oct. 18. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emily; sons Kingsley and Rupert; daughters Rosalee "Kanani" Murray and Kinau Alber; sisters Juliet Goo, Winifred Ching and Marvis Peralta, and nine grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Shee Chow Chun, 91, of Honolulu died Oct. 23 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Kwai Sheu; daughters Mabel Aihara, Doris Chun, Shirley McNamara, Vilma Chun and Elizabeth Chun; sisters Evelyn Tong and Florence Wong; brother Richard, two granddaughters and a great-grandson. Private services.

Mary M. Clavecillas, 73, of Kaneohe will be remembered in services at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Monday.

Regina "Gina" Ann Das, 30, of Kapaa, Kauai died Oct. 23. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Carol Ann Marrero; stepfather Luis Marrero; sisters Rhoda Rellez and Rhonda and Raina Das; brothers Randall Das and Carlos Marrero, and grandparents Sophie Smith and Gloria Peglesdorf. Scattering of the ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Waianae Small Boat Harbor. Casual attire.

Justo Dela Cruz, 88, of Waialua, a retired safety administrator for the Waialua Sugar Co., died Oct. 23 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Loretta; sons Gregorio, Ferdinand and Tom; brothers Moises and Pastor Dela Cruz, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jasey Sakurai Delos Reyes, 11, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: City Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. The additional information for an obituary published Monday was provided by the mortuary.

Phoebe M. Ewaliko, 71, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired housekeeper at the Hawaiian Regent Hotel, died Oct. 11 in Kona Community Hospital. She also worked at the Waialae Country Club. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Chester and Dutch Nahinu and George Ewaliko; daughters Tammy Oba and Alison Leslie; brothers Arthur and Edward Kau and Alan Raymond; sisters Lavina I. Chappel and Edwina Tanaka, 13 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Memorial services over the ashes: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. For more information, call Alison at 324-1300.Mavis C. French, 72, of Omao, Kauai died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clyde; son Robert; daughters Iwalani Dyck and Leilani McDiarmid; brother Aaron Chaney, and 11 grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Michael and All Angels' Episcopal Church in Lihue. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Michael and All Angels' Hospice, the Wilcox Hospital Auxiliary or a charity of choice.

Ruth K. Frost, 84, of San Diego died Sunday. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jerry C. and Jack "Rocky"; daughter Jeanie R.; sister Hazel K. Wong; brother William Kawai, nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Henry H. Haag, 75, formerly of Hawaii died Sept. 25 in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. He is survived by wife Alpha; sons Henry, Walter and Donovan; daughters Kitty, Pandora, Victoria and Cynthia; sister Elsie, 25 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kaiaka State Park in Haleiwa. Casual attire.

Richard Hoffman, 55, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired carpenter, died Thursday at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Dorothy; daughters Leanne Boyd, Michele King and Malia Hoffman, and six grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Patrick M. Imamura, 87, of Honolulu, a retired diesel mechanic for Oahu Transport, died Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters June Nagasawa, Shirley Hasuike and Patricia Ichimura; brothers Wilfred, Wallace, Robert and Albert; sisters Hanako Moriyama, Betsy Ishii, Muriel Yamauchi, Florence Abe and Helen Watanabe, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Damaso C. Imperial, 76, of Honolulu, who retired from the Moana Surfrider Hotel, died Oct. 11 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Anatalia L. Imperial; son Moses; brothers Amonte and Junicio, and sisters Maria C. Caccam, Feling Gonzaga and Maria Chavez. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Richard K. Inouye, 89, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic for Love's Bakery, died Friday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Steven; daughters Irene Villamil, Judy Nakamoto, Millie Yamada, Beatrice Nishida and Grace Uchino, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Helen S. Kaneshiro, infant daughter of Ernest and Patti Kaneshiro of Hilo, Hawaii died Sunday in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. She is also survived by brothers Stuart and Adam, and grandparents Albert and Kathrine Kaneshiro and Cynthia Ono. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Violet V. Martin, 87, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired restaurant owner, died Saturday in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in Ames, Iowa. She is survived by daughters Bonnie Bemus, Barbara Fessenden and Candace Gillespie; sister Etha Miller, 12 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Kona Baptist Church.

Irene L. Meyer, 71, of Honolulu, a retired forelady at the Dole Cannery, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John III; daughters Jacqueline Vanderschaaf, Kilohana Sedeno, Pele Medeiros, Cleora Meyer and Bernadette Chu; sisters Leinani "Nani" Noa and Mary Apana, 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 2:15 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Robert T. Meyer, 52, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for Navy Public Works, died Oct. 24 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by wife Carmelita; sons Robert and Edward; daughter Renee; mother Yoko; brother William, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hawaii Yacht Club. Call from 2 to 4 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Angeline R. Midro, 78, of Honolulu died Oct. 14 in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne R. and Gregory R., four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Entombment: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Philip K. Sing, 84, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor at MTL, died Thursday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Philip G.; daughter Ruth Chu; brothers Francis and Albert "Alapaki"; sisters Melvia Ching, Lei Lee and Shirley Young, five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Gertrude C. Spencer, 82, of Honolulu is also survived by half brothers, half sisters and a grandson. The additional information for an obituary published Monday was provided by the mortuary.

Anna M.N. Swain, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, proprietor of a florist shop, died yesterday at home. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Laverne Silva Jr. and Netta Gilpatrick; sister Ethel Buchanan; seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the Kalaheo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Miru Umemoto, 97, of Kaneohe is survived by daughters Edna F. and Michie Tokuuke. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Kelvin W.Y. Wong, 68, of Honolulu died Oct. 22 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Peace; sons Michael and Ronald; daughters Brenda Yim and Kelli McCabe; father Clarence; brothers Kenneth and Norman, and 14 grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church on Wilder Avenue. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

Lillian L.Y. Yee, 87, of Honolulu died Thursday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald K.K. and Reynold K.C.; daughters Merle Nakata, Jeanne del Barrio, Sylvia Young, Cynthia Sumida and Phyllis Yoshikawa; brothers Richard and Calvin Lyau; sisters Ellen Wong, Eva Lyau and Jeanne Chun, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Masaichi Yoshihara, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a carpenter for Shioi Construction, died Monday at home. He also served in the U.S. Army. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Masayo T.; sons Dennis, Gordon and Wayne; daughter April Womack; sister Shigeno Nishida, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.



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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