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Obituaries

Tuesday, March 20, 2001


Mary Dias Baker, 90, of Hilo died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Robert and Samuel; daughters Carmen Perreira and Dora Pupuhi; stepsons George and Charles; stepdaughters Bernicia Carreira, Lillian Naihe and Libby Mendonca; brother Frank Dias; 23 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Donald Richard Baptist, 68, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Trophies Hawaii, died last Tuesday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol S., daughter Margette K. and brother Alan P. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

George Gonsalves Branco, 78, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired harvesting supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Plantation, died Sunday at home. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ida L., daughter Diane Labrador, sons George Jr. and Clinton, brothers Joseph and Earnest, sister Helen Bothelo, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Agustin "Augie" Fiesta Clemente Jr., 56, of Makakilo, owner of AFC Construction Co., died Feb. 23. He was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Edith; sons Dennis, Edgar, Leo and Harry; daughters Janet Iboshi, Sheila Hamamoto and Maye Clemente; mother Irene; sisters Virginia Deurvost, Paz Remular and Gloria Webb; and nine grandchildren. Wake services: 8 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Jude Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Roy C. Gante, 61, of Honolulu died yesterday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Marsha; sons Roy Ramilo and Jason and Archie Gante; daughters Susan-Louise and Catherine; brothers Herbert, Orlando and Clifford; sisters Cecelia Lopez, Virginia Rivera and Caroline Smith; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.

Florence S. Hishinuma, 77, of Wahiawa died March 11 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Wailua. She is survived by son Clyde; daughters Harriet Watanabe, Shirley Kim and Gail and Ruby Tsukayama; brother Kaoru Ohashi; sister Lorraine Matsumoto; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Isaias Jacob, 83, of Kapolei died Friday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Panganiban, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Teodora, daughters Zenaida Chu and Emelina Manzano, son Isaias Jr. and six grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Celestino M. Magdaleno, 64, of Kailua, owner of Magdaleno's Upholstery and Sales, died last Tuesday in Ewa Beach. He was born in Mexico. He is survived by daughters Sylvia Magdaleno Claybaugh and Sandra Magdaleno; son Steven; parents Francisco and Florencia; brothers Raphael, Jose, Juan and Mardo; sisters Victoria Tamez, Juana Rodriguez and Cerina Solis; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Windward United Church of Christ. Scattering of ashes: Kaneohe Bay. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Randolph "Randy" Morales, 62, of Makakilo died March 10. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jason and Zen; daughter Rhonda Snelson; brother Bert Sarne; sisters Perla and Peggy Misajon, Juanita Arandia and Helen Fehlman; and five grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sumiye Nomiyama, 80, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died March 9 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Neal, Melvin and Calvin; brother Charles Kimura; sisters Doris Sur and Jean Kimura; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

David Hisao Ouchi, 92, of Aiea, a retired Nordic construction carpenter, died March 8. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mildred, daughters Susan Yoza and Pat Yano, brother Yukio, sisters Umeyo Hughes and Jean Johnson, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Kim Sen "Jerry" Pang, 84, of Honolulu, a retired production shop planner for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 31, died Friday at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Hilda, daughters Kathleen Yee and Toyie Yonemoto, brother Kim Chan, sister Jessie Lum, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park.

Lorrie Anne Rodrigues, 41, of Honolulu died March 12. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sherrelle Jones; mother Frances Jones; stepfather Roger Jones; brother Daniel; sisters Donna Weaver, Adele Heeschen and Geneen Sabattis; and grandmother Olga Torres. Private services.

Charles Santiago, 60, of Kailua died March 9 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles Jr., Chris and Randy "Bimbo"; daughters Corinna Fearnow, Norma Santiago, Tammy Coffin and Manu Oguma; brothers Raymond Figueroa, Rudy Vegas and Tany, Bobby and Michael Garcia; sisters Aggie Darlin and Anna Jenkins; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. March 28 at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Vivian Thelma Santos, 80, of Honolulu died March 10 in St. Francis Medical Center. She is survived by aunt Victoria Ferreira. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church, Pauoa. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Lawrence Stephen Scullion Jr., 69, of Aiea, a former vice president for Amfac Building Supply, died Thursday in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He is survived by wife Leilani L. Quihano-Scullion; sons Kevin and Kelly Scullion and Michael Dean Quihano-Scullion; daughter Lauri-Ann "Kaui" Mercado-Scullion; brothers Bruce and Leonard; sister Beverly Parsons; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Call again 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Laura Chew Ying Sun, 91, of Honolulu died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in ChungShan, China. She is survived by son Cyrus, daughter Delphine Ng, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Diamond Head Cemetery.

Ichiro Tasoe, 81, of Honolulu died March 2. He was born in Japan. He is survived by brother Jiro and sister Janet Tsuchiyama. Private services.

Alfred Yates, 74, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a high school English teacher in Hawaii for 25 years, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kentucky. He is survived by wife Vivian, sons Anthony and Randolph and two granddaughters. Private services.



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