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Obituaries
Thursday, May 17, 2001


Helen Kikuyo Awaya, 101, of Honolulu, formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, and Redondo Beach, Calif., a homemaker, died May 3 in the Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Kapaau, North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ben, daughters Mary Awaya and Agnes Fujimoto, eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

George Horatio Piko "Keoki" Bailey, 78, of Honolulu, a retired employee with the state Bureau of Conveyances, died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Samuel and sisters Isabella Stanton and Lillie Roberts. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Trason A. Basconis Sr., 71, of Richmond, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, a retired mess sergeant with the U.S. Army, died May 9 in Richmond. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Conception "Connie"; daughters Yolanda Basconis, Liz Perez and Debbie Reaves; brothers Larry and William; sisters Nora Bernardo, Irene Chee, Saring Fujii and Betty Ikeda; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Call after 10 a.m. Urn committal services: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Anthony "Tony" J. Camara III, 52, of Kaneohe, a former Grayline tour bus driver, died Saturday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Theresa, brother Donald and sisters Margaret Pauole and Bernadette Augustus. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 5:30 p.m.; and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Kana Higa, 99, of Waipahu, a retired employee with Del Monte Cannery, died Friday at home. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by sons David, Alfred "Mitsuo," Harry and Reginald; daughters Grace Bush, Ruth Yukie Oshiro, Lillian Yamashiro and Alice Sur; 30 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 12 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Reynaldo Lorenzo, 89, of Kealakehe, Kona, a retired coffee, mac nut and poultry farmer, died May 7 in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Flora; sons Ernesto, Juanita and Leonard; daughters Ada Niino, Rosita Dalit, Pacita Agbanlog, Carmen Conn and Rose McKee; 33 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kona Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Edward Ibarra Lucero Sr., 90, of Wahiawa, a retired bus dispatcher, died Monday. He was born in Camiling, Tarlac, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Bertha, son Edward Jr., stepsons Charles and Solomon Kauha, stepdaughter Raynette Algoso, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel, call after 6 p.m.; and 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Egidio Furagganan "Edio" Maddagan, 67, of Honolulu, a salesman with San Miguel Corp. and retiree from Duty Free Shop in Waikiki, died May 3. He was born in Aparri, Cagayan, the Philippines. He is also survived by father Bernardino Lim. The family provided incorrect information for an obituary published Sunday.

Violet Ladia Quadra, 70, of Waipahu died Monday in Tripler Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph. She is survived by daughters Theresa, Marla Mahelona and Germaine Arakawa; sons Philip and Roderick Quadra; seven grandchildren; brothers Louis Ladia, Bobby, Jerry and Dickie Ramos; and sisters Lillian Pang and Patsy Miguel. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mildred Kikuyo Sakamoto, 75, of Waianae, a retired seamstress, died May 8 in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Koolaupoko, Kailua. She is survived by daughters Patricia Reese and Coleen Sakamoto, and brothers George and Chester. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Herminia "Erming" Baldivino Semana, 60, of Waipahu died Saturday. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Mariano "Jun"; sons Eddie and Danilo; daughters Annette Baldoz, Lailani Semana and Minda Pagdilao; sisters Ely Pagdilao and Matilde Bautista; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to take place in the Philippines. Casual attire.

Ernest Hideo Shimata, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter, died May 8 at home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Alice A.; sons Raymond, Kenneth, Wayne and Gordon; daughter Faye Shiroma and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Beverly Ann Silva, 89, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died Saturday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by sons Gregory J. and Lloyd G., brother Joseph "Joe" Sova, sisters Mary Hammonds and Helen Sova, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Oahu Cemetery.

Agnes Coelho Smythe, 93, of Kailua-Kona, a retired teacher, died May 10 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in South Kona. She is survived by husband Stephen K; daughter Lillian Harrison; brother Matthew Coelho; sisters Henrietta Okamachi, Mary Kahananui and Annie Coelho; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale Hoomalu Pavilion. Call after 8 a.m. Interment of urn to follow.

Ada Viola Kaiakawakawaakaahumanu Tsuji, 62, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Kenneth, sons Albert and Stanley, daughters Laurie Kauleinamoku and Myra Taum, brothers John and Hubert Fernandez, sisters Hyenie Weed-Sato and Johnrae Christian, hanai sister Betty Manaois and five grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Fusako Imamura Uchida, 78, of Wahiawa died May 9. He was born in Kuliouou. He is survived by sons Ralph and Roland; daughters Patricia Uchida and Kathryn Tancayo; sisters Evelyn Correa, Sumiko "Suzie" Wong and Akiko Odagiri; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services were held.

Arline L. Weyand, 86, of Honolulu died Monday in Honolulu. She was born in Healdsburg, Calif. She is survived by husband Fred, son Robert, daughters Carolyn Harley and Nancy Hart, and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Fort DeRussy Chapel. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.

Marciano Yalap, 37, of Hilo died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Aimeliik, Palau. He is survived by mother Ongerool; brothers James M., Elia and Jonathan; and sisters Brenda Adelbai, Linda Iyar and Della and Grace Yalap. Services will be held in Palau.



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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