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Obituaries

Friday, February 9, 2001


Noah K.S. Abrazado, 1, of Mililani died Feb. 1. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Daniel Abrazado and Tara-Lee Tani; brothers Jonah and Dustin Hamada; sister Shyla Ohira; grandparents Naomi Ueshiro, Andrew Pahia, Francis and Cheryl Abrazado and Wayne and Diana Tani; and great-grandmothers Carmen Hatico, Joyce Tani, Lucy Abrazado and Joan Ueshiro. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

James R. Blue, 46, of San Rafael, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, a line cook in Honolulu and Marin County, died Thursday in Kaiser Hospital in San Rafael. He was also a plumbing technician. He was born in Denver. He is survived by mother Marjorie A., twin sister Barbara A. and brother Robert J. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Fairfax-Sananselmo Childrens Center, 199 Porteous Ave., Fairfax, CA 94930, or to a charity.

Babe U. Casperson, 50, of Waianae, a retired telephone operator, died Feb. 1 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion David Hicks, sister Margaret Phillips, and brothers Benjamin and Samuel. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Shield of Faith Church, 86-015 Farrington Hwy. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francisco Ceballos, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an electronics technician, died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lucia S.; sons Francisco Jr., Donald, Glenn and Errol; brothers Clemente and Lorenzo; sisters Sally Edayan and Betty Parraga; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

David S. Elber, 51, of Lahaina, a self-employed real estate agent, died Tuesday at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Nancy P., brother Daniel and sister Catherine. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Waihikuli Beach Park, across from Lahaina Civic Center. Potluck barbecue to follow. Leis only.

Albert T. "Ted" Freitas, 68, of Honolulu will be remembered in a Mass 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Heeia Kea Pier. Casual attire. No flowers. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Gaudencio N. "Godin" Gamayo, 78, of Ewa Beach, who retired from Kaumakani Sugar Plantation, died Jan. 31. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria, son Willie, daughters Fe and Janette Reyes, brother Basilio, and eight grandchildren. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call again from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Isami Hashimoto, 100, a carpenter instructor for Kulani Prison, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He is survived by sons Robert and Kenneth, daughters Emiko Hashimoto and Shizuko Hamada, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Lily F. Kamigaki, 71, of Honolulu, a retired cashier for George's Diner, died Jan. 30 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy K., son Lloyd T., daughter Gail S. Willmore, sisters Eva A. Nishimoto and Amy E. Yasuda, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Justin Pierre R. Laguer, 19, of Honolulu died Sunday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Juan and Normita, brother Jarell, sister Jade, and grandparents Juan and Christina Laguer and Willie Ramos. Call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dr. Francis Kin Lum, 85, of Honolulu died Jan. 27 at home. He is survived by wife Yin Ying; daughters Aileen E. Ho and Susan L. Carlson; sisters Florence Ho, Lillian Ching and Rosalind Creacy; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Chiyoko Matsumoto, 93, of Waialua died Jan. 28. She was born in Halawa. She is survived by sons Ronald and Melvin, daughters Jean Matsumoto and Elaine Tsuchiyama, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Justin T. Matsuo, 6, of Hilo, who was in the first grade at Waiakea Waena School in Hilo, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Roland, mother Lorna, brother Jarryd, sister Jaime, grandparents Harry Matsuo and Jul Mi Pak, and great-grandmother Tsurue. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Herbert Y. Monden, 70, of Kahului, a retired manager of Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. Private services.

Casey A. Nakamoto, 18, of Wailuku, a student at Maui Community College, died Wednesday in Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Alan S. and Faith C., sister Marci, and grandparents Shoichi Nakamoto and Nobuo Tengan. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4:30 p.m. Inurnment: Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park.

Amy K.S. Ng, 68, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Feb. 1 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by brothers Shi Jiong Wu, Cheuk Poon and Zhuo Wu. Private services.

John N. Silva, 72, of Pearl City, a retired battalion chief for the federal Fire Department, died Jan. 30 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Santa Clara, Calif. He is survived by sons John S. and Philip A., daughter Joann C., brother Raymond, half brothers Morris and Paul, sister Violet Patterson, half sister Maxine Souza, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: Noon Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Ben S. Soria, 77, of Mililani died Monday. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Benedick and Bradley, daughter Brenda and five grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Elizabeth L. Thomas, 62, of Aiea, a retired clerk/assistant store manager for Global Associates on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, died Tuesday in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frederick; sons Raymond and Edward; daughters Lauralynn and Debbie; brothers David, Earle and Timothy; sisters Loretta, Edith and Nanette; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual/aloha attire.

Felix T. "Phil" Tica, 65, of Waianae, a retired vending machine repair technician, died Wednesday in Kailua. He was born in Santo Domingo, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Boyd, Anthony, Scott and Dwayne; daughter Felise; sisters Carolina Mina and Susan Palar; and a grandchild. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Ada M. Wallace, 64, of Waianae was also known as "Ada Barnes." Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Iwao Yokoo, 70, of Wahiawa died Jan. 30. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lyman; daughters Lizabeth Horii and Jill Yokoo-Chiang; brothers Seigo, Kiyoshi and Calvin; sisters Alice Tanimoto, Trixie Kato, Setsuko Honda and Miranda Tamaru; and four grandchildren. Private services.



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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