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Obituaries

Monday, March 12, 2001


John C. Barbier, 48, of Lahaina, Maui, a self-employed entertainer, died Wednesday in Olowalu, Maui. He was born in Muncie, Ind. He is survived by wife Sherry; sons John J. and Bryce D.; daughter Tiana F.; sisters Sylvia and Cynthia, and mother Jeanne. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Elena A. Cabasug, 88, of Honolulu died Thursday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Simeon, Alan, Virgilio and Robert; daughters Veronica Esteban and Corazon Manarpaac; brother Paul Arucan; 27 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. next Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bo Len Chu "Millie" Chun, 87, of Honolulu died March 3 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clifton; daughters Daphne Kline and Gwendolyn Chong; brother Fred Chu; sister Winifred Lee; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bernardo R. Costuna, 57, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died Feb. 27 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Tomasa; stepsons Pedro and Jessie Villamor; stepdaughters Diana Quintana, Gloria Tiglao, Virginia Baja, Sonia Damaso, Conchita Gazmen and Teresita Robuthin; sisters Flora and Beba Costuna, 14 stepgrandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Florentina E. DeGala, 77, of Honolulu died Feb. 28 at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Catalino; daughters Veneracion Yumol and Norma Collado; sons Charles, Kelly and Catalino Jr.; brothers Narciso and Juanito Etrata, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Robert S. DeMello, 66, of Honolulu, who played with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, died March 2 in St. Francis Hospice. He was also conductor of the Oahu Civic Orchestra. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nieces Gilda Ann Hoohuli, Joycelynn Kahue, Donna Lynn Kaimi, Cheryl Ann Apo, Benney Mae Stein, Benedine Piliahoha and Benny and Benelee Kahue, and nephews Boyd A. and Benjamin Kahue. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call from 8 to 10 a.m. at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Regine U. Grace, 49, of Las Vegas died Friday in Valley Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lloyd Jr., Llewellyn J. and Sterling J.; daughters Shawn L. Grace and Rozllyn P. Mejia; mother Maile Kaaiakamanu; sister Tracy I. Kaaiakamanu, and seven grandchildren. Services will be on the mainland.

Eva L. "Aunty Eve" Harvest-Blackledge, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired head custodian at Kaaawa Elementary School, died Feb. 25 in Kailua. She was born in Kaimuki. She is survived by sister Mary H. Lee-Gilman and brother Charles Harvest. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Brenda Ann Hatcher, 55, of Austin, Texas and formerly of Honolulu, a medical office manager, died Friday in Austin, Texas. She is survived by husband Gerald; son Stephen, and sister Diana Kahn. No services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions suggested to Congregation Etz Chiam Building Fund, P.O. Box 3752, Merced, Calif. 95344.

Audrey D. Ing, 86, of Honolulu died Thursday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Canada. She is survived by son Dr. Malcolm, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Dr. Edmund Ing Lectureship Fund at University of Hawaii Foundation.

Daisy K. "Tutu" Kikiloi-Abad, 82, of Kapolei died Thursday in Ewa. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ray Campos; hanai daughters Eunice Seward and Winnie Alcosiba; 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at the park, Garden of Devotion. Aloha attire.

Annie Y. Lee, 59, of Honolulu died Thursday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Chang Jin; sons Calvin, Marcus and Jason; daughter Christina; brothers Jae Ha, Tae Ha and Jin Ha Park; sister Yeon Hee Park, and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Sofronio E. Manglallan, 79, of Honolulu died Feb. 14 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Julia Maria; son Arthur, and sisters Theresa Gacula and Julia Romualdo. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Ichiro Miyazawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired employee at Foremost Dairy, died Feb. 17. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by sons Clyde and Albert; daughter Bernice Okamura, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Margaret K. Murray, 85, of Honolulu, who retired from the food service department of United Airlines, died Friday at home. She is survived by son Harry J.; daughters Patty Ann Darneal and Nelanette U. Lee, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lanakila Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Casual attire.

Mary E. Nelson, 73, of Kihei, who retired from the Department of Motor Vehicle, died last Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tampa, Fla. She is survived by son James and sister Susie Holly. Graveside services: 11 a.m. today at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Masae K. Tanaka, 84, of Honolulu died Thursday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Michael, sister Dorothy Watase and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Clement K. "Sonny" Thornton Jr., 80, of Waipahu, a retired electrician for Hawaiian Electric Co., died Feb. 28 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Francis "Skip," Rodney and David; daughter Jennifer; brother the Rev. William, five grandchildren and a great-grandson. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tsuneyo Tominaga, 89, of Honolulu, a retired fry cook for Burgerland Drive In, died Saturday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Arthur, daughter Evelyn Kirio and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ronald W. Waitt, 71, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired transportation and operations manager with the original "Capt. Bean's Cruises," died March 3 at home. He was born in Swampscott, Mass. He is survived by wife Joyce; son David; daughters Kathleen Iwamoto and Donna Roberts; brother Stanley; sister Maureen Tramontin, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Celebration of life services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Solid Rock Ministries on Kanalani Street in Kaloko Industrial Center, Kailua-Kona. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

Mabel Young-Pang, of Honolulu died March 4 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Velma Wong. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, 1822 Keeaumoku. Private inurnment. No flowers.



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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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