Michael L. Smith, former
Paul Revere drummer dies
Florentina "Loring" Alvarado, 65, of Kaumakani, Kauai, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Alipio; sons Rodrigo, Romeo, Honorato, Alipio Jr., Norvin and Nolan; daughters Feme Alvarado and Donna Jean Alvarado-Fernandez; brothers Mariano, Felipe, Severo and Sofronio Jr., 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Church in Eleele. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Maria D. Andres, 92, of Lihue, Kauai will be remembered in a Mass at 10:30 a.m. March 27 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kapaia. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday.
Maren-Christine K. Andresen, 47, of Tacoma, Wash., died Feb. 24 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Brooks Revera and Mark Nalewaja; daughters Jessica Revera and Laura Ruth Newman; mother Matilda; brothers Ivnis and Alexander K. Andresen, and sisters Matilda K.H. Hindbaugh, Kim Lani Nalewaja, Darlee-Ruth K. Motosue, Machelle L. Tamale and Martha Yamamoto. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ysmael E. Baquiel, 77, of Honolulu, a retired engraver for Security Diamond, died Sunday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Irenea; sons Michael and Ysmael Jr.; daughter Irene Czapala, 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Walter Fong Ching, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Boise Cascade sales representative, died Feb. 24 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Walter Jr., Ronald, Leslie and Dennis; brother Edward; sister Florence Wong, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Eloyse R. Ewell, 94, of Honolulu died Friday at home. She is survived by son Alan R. and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to noon. Cremation to follow.
Olive PT Farinon, of San Mateo, Calif. and formerly of Hawaii, a partner with her husband in the development of Farinon Electric in the 1950s, died Thursday at home. She is survived by husband William B. No services. Donations suggested to Pets Unlimited, 2343 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA 94115.
Tadashi Hattori, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter, died March 2 at home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Kiyoko; sons Jerry S., Kenneth T. and Roy M.; daughters Joyce C. Hattori and Thelma T. Oda; sisters Helen H. Yukumoto and Mitsue Yusa, and five grandchildren. Private services.
Isabelle R. Kalani, 88, of Honolulu died Feb. 28 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne R., Peter J. and Alfred S.; daughter Bernadette P. Horde, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Jeanette S.Y. Leau, 71, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died Thursday in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert; brother Ernest K.W. Lee, and sister Annabelle Lee. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.
Benito L. Locquiao, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired custodian from Waipahu Intermediate School, died Feb. 17. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Judie; sons Ben, Jerry, Michael and David; daughter Benita, 10 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Herbert S. Matsumura, 73, of Waipahu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base aircraft mechanic, died March 2 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet; daughter Ivy, and sisters Hatsumo Nakamoto, Hatsuyo "Leatrice" Kamihara, Gladys "Nancy" Yamamoto, Florence Yoneshige and Yuriko "Lily" Uemura. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m.
Dorrie Lynn H.C. "Honey Girl" Nakagawa, 41, of Mililani, formerly of Kunia, a special event coordinator with Mililani Town Association, died Feb. 27. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Joseph and Jay-R; parents Shirley and Miguel Lozano; brothers Willy, Wendell, William and Wesley; sister Debra Nakagawa-Maramba; stepsisters Candice and Rebecca Lozano; godfather Henry Parrilla, and godmother Rebecca Galios. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alan H. Naluai, 62, of Honolulu, an entertainer, died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. He was also a real estate broker and Budget car salesman. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Faith; son Alan Jr.; daughters Lorna Keaunui, Allison Mansinon and Honey, Camille and Vanessa Naluai; mother Abigail; brothers Clayton, Michael and Buddy; sisters Judee Mulcahy and Louise Danilevicius, and 11 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Kawaiahao Church. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Theron K. Nicodemus, 21, of Ewa Beach will be remembered in services at 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. He died after a bicycle accident on March 7. He is survived by parents Eydie and Jerry Muromoto; brothers Nicolas and Timmy Abaro; grandparents Nana, Tenney and Bev Helenihi; stepbrother Brad Muromoto; stepsister Tara Muromoto, and companion Sherrie Castillo.
Priscilla P. "Pearl" Peahi, 48, of Pearl City will be remembered in memorial services at 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Assembly of God, 41-941 Kalanianaole Highway. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published March 2.
Teruko Shigeoka, 89, of Hilo, a retired farmer, died yesterday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Jeanne Fujiyoshi; brother Kazuo Hisanaga; sisters Lillian Mau, Sue Yamaguchi, Haruyo Tom, Matsuko Muraoka, Yukie Ichikawa and Sumie Kobayashi, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Joseph A. Suan, 85, of Mililani, a retired fuel distribution systems operator at Barbers Point Hawaii, died last Tuesday. He was also an assistant coordinator for Olaloa Retirement Community. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughters Judith Davis and Jennifer "Jen" Suan-Magbanua; sisters Julie Macadangdang, Josephine Grace, Marion Cui and MaryAnn Tozon; brothers Apolenario and Ciriaco, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: noon Friday at St. John's Apostle and Evangelist Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Muriel S. Suga, 75, of Honolulu, a retired public health nurse for the state, died Friday in Straub Clinic. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Alfred; daughters Natalie Kossuth and Alison Diehl; brothers Richard and David Oshiro; sister Dorothy Inouye, and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
James K. "Kiyo" Yamamoto, 74, of Honolulu died Feb. 26 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers George S., Ernest S., Edward T., Harry M. and Thomas S., and sister May S. Private services.
Miriam A. Yamamoto, 60, of Eleele Nani, Kauai, a cashier at Hanapepe Liquor Store, died Sunday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband Mitsugi; brother Darryl Noda, and sister June Noda. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aiko Yamane, 86, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired licensed baby sitter, died yesterday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Nancy K. Shimamoto, Lorraine S. Mito, Susan N. Miyashita and Betty H. Takeoka; brother Wally A. Kusano, and eight grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.