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Obituaries

Wednesday, November 15, 2000


Storied island neurosurgeon
Ralph B. Cloward dies at 92



Memorial rites Tuesday for
entrepreneur Kan Jung Luke

Tapa

Dorothy Ah Yip Leong Arafiles, also known as Dorothy Leong Arafiles, 94, of Honolulu, the retired owner of Arafiles Real Estate, died Nov. 4. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John Jr.; daughters Mildred Chun and Arlene "Brownie" Medeiros; stepdaughter Eleanor De Jesus; stepbrother Robert Leong; stepsisters Loretta Nagata and Annette Kim; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: noon Saturday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral, 1184 Bishop St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Glenn L. Baptista, 49, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, an operation supervisor for Trans Hawaiian/Hawaii in Hilo, died Nov. 7 at home. He was also a former employee of the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Myrna; sons Jayson, Glenn and Joel; daughter Jennifer; mother Theresa; sisters Vangie Castaneda, Lety Rabang, Janet Albayalde, Alicia Panem and Nelia Greer, and a grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. All-night visitation after 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the residence in Pepeekeo. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert F. "Bob" Barros, 54, of Las Vegas, a former cable splicer for Hawaiian Telephone Co., died Nov. 5. He was also a First Assembly of God minister. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Travis, Frank and Liberty L.; daughter Nohonani Vincent; sister Jeri Serrao, and nine grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Monday at Glad Tidings Church, Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Private scattering of the ashes. No flowers.

Esther L. Bright, 70, of Kalamaula, Molokai died Saturday in Kaunakakai. She was born in Kaunakakai. She is survived by daughters Stacey Panui, Lexine Kinney, Lorena Atchison, Waletta Verhulsdonk and Haroldine Manuel; sister Loke Doo; brothers Ulysses and Vernon Puaa, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church Hall. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Burial of ashes at a later date.

Norberto B. Bumanglag, 78, of Lahaina, a dishwasher, died Oct. 3 in Lahaina, Maui. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fortunata B.; sons Victor and Alfonso; daughters Estelita Santos, Rufina Bumanglag and Julita Bayudan; brothers Mauro, Claudio and Juanito; sisters Estrella Juan, Dolores Casabay and Maria Mariano, and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Nell Allen Cammack, 58, of Honolulu, a planning program coordinator with the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization, died Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Rockwood, Tenn. She is survived by mother Helen C.; sister Lois Pemble, and brother Floyd M. Private services.Joseph Cruz, 67, of Waianae, who retired from Commercial Shelving and Okada Trucking, died Oct. 27 in the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Kawailoa. He is survived by wife Elsie K.G.; daughters Kalamau Moyer and Tina Nip; sons Joseph Jr. and William; brothers Able Cruz and Manuel Jr. and Albert Orta; sisters Adeline Sabanal and Helen Cruz, 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yolanda D. Esteban, 36, of Honolulu, a document clerk with the Case Bigelow & Lombardi law firm, died Oct. 29 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Nestor; sons Austin and Luigi; parents Eusebio and Lolita Dalo; brother Ronnie Dalo, and sister Anelyn Aguilar. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Judy H. Fukamizu, 78, of Aiea died Thursday in Kuakini Medical Clinic. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Edward "Eddie"; daughters Myrna and Darlene; brother Masao, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Pearl City Community Church. Call after 3:30 p.m.

Caroline M. Henderson, 82, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Scott and Richard, two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Aiko "Florence" Higa, 87, former owner of the Hilo Lanes Restaurant, died Oct. 31 in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Wailau, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Masahiro Matayoshi; sons Ramsay and Cronin; daughters Florence Nakamoto and LaVerne Sato; brother James Kawamura, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Karen L. Higgins, 43, of Kihei, Maui, died Friday at home. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by companion Kari Kensinger; mother Linda Hopkins, and brother Brett. Services at a later date.Albert "Bert" Hilongo, 55, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance worker, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blanche; sons Frank and Albert Jr.; daughters Loretta Madera and Evette Hilongo; mother Dorothy Martinez; brothers Vincent Hilongo and Miles Martinez; sisters Faith Nakagawa and Regina Hoverson, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at St. John the Baptist Church. Casual attire.

Shannon K. Hussey, 29, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Friday.

Chiyono "Gladys" Ikemoto, 82, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired seamstress with Iolani Sportswear, died Nov. 7 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Linda and Evelyn Oshima, Arlene Campos and Helene Ichiki; brother Toshio Kouchi, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services held. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens.Juliana A. Juan, 82, of Ewa Beach and formerly of Kona, Hawaii will be remembered in rosary services at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Alii Drive. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Joy M. Kaakau, 53, of Waianae, purchasing clerk for the Pagoda Hotel, died Nov. 5 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Luke "Kaleo" Kaakau and Rodney "Kulani" Kahao; daughters Jacklyn "Kahea" Ene and Orianne "Nano" Angco; brothers Thomas, Jerry and Rodney Muller, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Kerry L. Kissinger, 39, of Waialua died Saturday in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Vannassa; sons Roman and Kervan; daughter Carolyn Villanueva; parents Raymond and Sarah; sisters Wanda Payne and Starrlyn Kissinger, and brothers Richard and Fred Visaya and Dean Kissinger. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at end of Mokuleia Beach Park. Casual attire.

Alice C. Kumura, 57, of Kailua is survived by sons Grant M. and Morris K.; daughters Candace C. Kumura and Paula K. Regnier, and brothers Iwao and Andy Yokooji. Incorrect information for an obituary published Friday was provided by the mortuary.

Yau Heung Lee, 90, of Honolulu died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Pauman; sons Cheuk Sum, Chock Kwong and Joe C.C.; daughters Jun Yee Chun, Chan Inn Lee and Chen Mee Ruan; brother Ping, 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Chung Yang Lin, 62, of Honolulu, a retired computer analyst with the state, died Friday in Castle Hospital. He was born in Taiwan. He is survived by wife Chris and son David. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m.Edwin K. Lucrecio, 53, of Kaunakakai died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by son Patrick J.; daughter Jasmin, and parents Pelahio and Viola. Services: noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalamaula, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Molokai Veterans Cemetery.

Kazuko Matsumoto, 83, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Barry F. McIntyre, 51, of Honolulu, owner of Pacific Brokers Exchange, died Friday. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Penny Ann and parents Cecil and Joan. Inurnment services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

William A. Newcomb, 58, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a tugboat master/captain, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Colleen R.; sons Brent and Chad Macabio and Ronald and Timothy Newcomb; daughters Jennifer and Christina; brother David, and grandchildren. No services.

Keith D. Newman, 43, of Wahiawa died Thursday. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by father Kenneth; brother Kenneth Jr., and sister Pauline Kalehuawehe. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Leonardo A. "Caldo" Santos, 91, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a truck driver for Grove Farm, died Monday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Daniel Tomas and Matthew and Timothy Santos; daughters Donna K. Santos and Maxie Kaluahine, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Juanita Sialana, 87, of Pearl City died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Arnold Delima and Richard, Christopher, Rodney and Kanoi Sialana; daughters Cecilia Thiel, Rose Sialana, Cornelia Taylor, Jessica Danehey, Beverly Hutchinson, Phyllis Sialana, Apryle Fujisaki and Tamera Faumuina; brothers Jose and Sergio Alvarez; sisters Petra Sialana, Mary Adams and Maria Peros, 28 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. Mass: 3 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Marian M. Spingola, 94, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Illinois Tool Works, died Nov. 7 in Ewa Beach. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by hanai daughter Debi Pagud; hanai son Dino Pagud, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dewey V. Sturges, 64, of Honolulu, program manager for the Animal Quarantine Station, died Oct. 26 in Straub Hospital. He was also a retired colonel with the U.S. Air Force. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Jeannette; son Michael J., and daughter Michelle M. Private services.

Charles "Vince" Sykes, 69, of Honolulu, a real estate agent, died last Wednesday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Judy and brother Robert. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Holy Trinity Church or School.

Elsie M. Takata, 82, of Honolulu died Monday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mitchell; daughter Margo Handshy; brothers George, Francis and Richard Yoshida; sisters Alice Ihori, Ruth Atebara and Margaret Takamiya, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Toku T. Uyehara, 95, of Honolulu died Nov. 2 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Okinawa. She is survived by sons Tom, Yoshito "Buster," Thomas, Richard and Duffy; daughters Doris Uyehara, Ruth Yasuda, Lillian Kiyabu, Aiko Luke, Yasuko Okada, Janet Oshiro and Sonette M. Muramoto; brother Hajime "Jimmy" Tamashiro; sisters Shizuko Tamashiro and Winifred Kishaba, 26 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Berhida Villamor, 72, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a sales clerk for a grocery store, died Thursday at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Flora Coleman; son Thomas Quicho; sister Vicenta Remata; 27 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Gary T. Watanabe, 49, of Waialua, a purchasing assistant for International In-Flight Catering Co., died Nov. 5 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Maria L.; son Brian N., and brothers Richard K. Uyehara and Miles K. Watanabe. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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