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Obituaries

Thursday, November 2, 2000


Maria E. Cabasug, 82, of Waialua died Sunday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Rosita Felipe; sons and daughters in the Philippines; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jacinta C. Cabe, 55, is also survived by brother Duane. The additional information for an obituary published Monday was provided by the family.

Masako Carvalho, 66, of Wahiawa died Oct. 20 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Ronald, and brothers Shinji, Katsuhiko and Shigeru Matsumoto. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wai Ying Chang, 74, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 1 p.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ. Call after noon. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Vaiaso F. Gago, 69, of Ewa Beach, a retired aircraft maintenance man for MACFLEET at Hickam Air Force Base, died Oct. 22 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Palesoo A.S.; sons Lowell V. and Faavae C. Gago, James Moniz Jr., Raymond Ho and Ronnie Vasconcellos; daughters Malio, Joan and Nashika P.; sisters Toeaso Faatili, Mili Noa and Asiasiga, Tauvaaga and Selei Gago; brothers Kitiona, Liana, Toafitu and Faatafa, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Samoan Congregational Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Letitia S. "Tish" Mau George, 45, of Honolulu died Oct. 23 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Keith; daughter Rachael Mau-Robotti; parents William and Jean Mau; brothers Milton and Leighton Mau, and sisters Cynthia Seu and Lynnette Mau. Private services.

Misao Ishii, 80, of Honolulu, a retired United Airlines kitchen steward, died Oct. 19. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Kay Matsunaga. Private services.

Mike M. "Masa" Ishikawa, 79, of Kaneohe, a truck driver with Hawaiian Bitumuls, died Friday in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Calvin, Mike Jr. and Clarence; daughters Stephanie Murakoshi, Jean Tan and Dawn Smith; sisters Yukio Shiroma and Michiko "Mik" Miyamoto, and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Monday at Kaumakapili Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Edward G. Kaimi, 82, of Honolulu, a retired masonry worker with Local 630 AFL-CIO, died Saturday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine; stepsons Robert, Charles and Richard Clark; stepdaughter Shirley Jadush; sisters Elizabeth K. Ariola-Schubert and Lillian Matsumoto; brother Leonard, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Juanita E. Kenda, 77, of Houston will be remembered in a celebration of life at 11:30 a.m. next Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Reception: Honolulu Academy of Arts. Aloha attire. The additional information for an obituary published Oct. 6 was provided by the family.

Tsugie K. Kuhns, 84, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Oct. 21 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Edwin Y. and Tyrone Y.; hanai son Wayne Young, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Harry Y. Maesaka, a retired custodian at Hawaii Community College, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kazuko; sons Lawrence and Alan; daughters Clara Ann Kuranaka, Lorraine Kobayashi, Diana Hayashi and Colleen Marushige; brothers Charles, Shigeki, Jerry and Harold; sisters Elaine Mikami, Nora Spears and Margaret Masaoka, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Donald W. Martin, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Navy aviator and oral surgeon, died Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. He is survived by wife Sarah; daughter Pamela Wilson; brothers Ralph Gene and Lowell Glenn; sisters Louise Warren and Nelda Richardson, and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Linda C.N. McShane, 24, of Honolulu, formerly of Waianae, died Oct. 15 in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Harold; brothers Stephen, Harold Jr. and Keith McShane and Donald Nahinu; stepbrother Chester Bingham; sisters Angela Kilakalua, Lori Sampaio, Candy Lozano, Chie N., Bridgette and Shana McShane, Nora Tagata, Jennifer DeCoito and Keiki Bailey, and stepsister Elizabeth Bingham. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Steven C. "Steverino" Mercado, 50, of Waianae, a retired painter with AFL-CIO, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Ramona; children Jolinda Hinton and Dallas Mercado; sister Lila Kahler; brothers Randy and Matthew, and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Makoto "Mac" Nakamura, 89, of Honolulu, who retired from Nakamura Brother's Service Station, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was also co-owner of Oahu Paving. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy Hanayo; sons Michael and Alvin; daughter Amy Stern, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dr. James M. Okamura, 36, of Honolulu, a physician with Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie; brother John, and sister Alison Tanaka. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban's Chapel, Iolani School. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

James T. "Jimmy" Okuda, 76, of Honolulu, a retired division manager for SERVCO, died Oct. 24 in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Lihue, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty M.; sons Miles Y., Curtis N. and Stacey T.; brother Barry; sister Audrey Arakawa, and a granddaughter. Private services.

Gabriel E. Pascual, 69, of Mililani, proprietor of the Barber and Styling Shop, died Oct. 20 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by children Remy Ernst, Lourdes Braga and Rolando, Reynaldo and Minda Pascual; brothers Euladio and Jesus; sisters Eulalia Sahagun, Maria Corpuz and Epipania Bejar, and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. next Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Philip E. Phaneuf, 80, of Lahaina, a retired engineer with General Dynamics, died Saturday at home. He was born in Boston. He is survived by sons Albert and Lawrence; daughters Celeste Birkhofer, Lisa Darling, Susan Hendricks and Caroline and Denise Phaneuf, and 10 grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Memorial donations suggested to Maria Lanakila Catholic Church.

Harriet H. Tamayori, 76, of Honolulu, a retired candy production worker, died Sunday at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Niel T., Nolan T., Dean T. and Scott A.; brother Seishu Chinen; sisters Mildred O. Maeyoshimoto, Clara M. Nakasone, Frances M. Chibana, Jeanett A. Morita and Evelyn T. Okikawa, and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kazuko "Kay" Tsutsui, 69, of Waialua, a retired accounts payable clerk at Meadow Gold Dairies, died Oct. 24 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by brothers Thomas K. and Raymond S.; sister Joan M. Karimoto, and mother Shioko. Private services.

Lita H.C. Waipa, 62, of Hilo, a retired manager for a cocktail lounge, died Aug. 3 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Iowa. She is survived by sons; stepdaughter Lorna Kahauolopua, and four grandchildren. Services held.

Richard J. "Rick" Wentworth, 52, of Huelo, a landscaper, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Susan; parents Frank and Connie; son Karma; daughter Tara Nishijo; brothers Ron, Randy and Bert; sisters Frankie Henning and Stacey Kirk; hanai daughters Leslie Wilder, Jay Koski, Sherry Rodrigues, Niki Vance, Jenny Copperfield and Jahnel Robis; two grandchildren, eight hanai-grandchildren and a hanai great-grandson. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. until sunset Sunday at the Wentworth residence in Huelo.



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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