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Obituaries
Saturday, May 19, 2001


Iulai Manuia Amani, 23, of Waipahu, died April 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Darnell; stepfather George Mamea; grandfather Filo; grandmother Faatitii Mamea; brothers Tunu Amani, Issac Mamea and Jordan Kuoha; and sister Fia. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Ubaldo "Bill" Dela Cruz Canumay, 89, of Kahuku, a retired employee with Turtle Bay Hilton, died May 10. He was born in Moal, Boal, Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes; sons Paul, Joe, Eddie and Matt; daughters Naty Taylor, Gerry and Michelle Canumay; brothers Constancio and Dalmacio; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel, call after 6 p.m.; and 10:15 a.m. Thursday, call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert S. Castro, 69, of Honolulu, a retiree of the U.S. Air Force, died Sunday. He is survived by wife Jackie; sons Steven Castro and Frank McGowan; daughters LeeAnn Burnett, Sandy Fortson and Anna Mainaaupo; brother Richard; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Andres Valera Ciriaco, 84, of Honolulu, a dental assistant, died May 4 in Honolulu. He was born in Inopacan, Leyte, the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Regina Ciriaco-Montemayor, brothers, sisters and four grandchildren. Private services.

Thomas Kotaro Higa, 87, of Aiea, a retired salesman for Oahu Tire, died May 11 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Okinawa. He is survived by daughters Norma S. Higa and Marsha M. Higa-Nakamura, and one grandson. Private services held.

Cyrio Hinol, 68, of Honolulu, a retiree, died May 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons George, China and Kazuo; daughters Yoshiko Kakalia, Clareen Lima and Toshiko Edwards; sisters Margie Contreras, Gladys Hinol-Molina, Elizabeth Centeno and Patricia Canianes; brother Salvador "Sam"; 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at SGI Honolulu Cultural Center, 2729 Pali Hwy. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Patricia Gould Hufford, 80, of Honolulu, died May 9 in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband Robert, sons Robert and William, daughters Holly Brooks and Nancy Sue Wallace, and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., Honolulu 96826-1899.

Myrna K. Kau, 70, of Kailua, a homemaker, died May 12 in Kailua. She was born in Kapehu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Rudy K; sons Moku, Neal, Wade and Alden; brother James Punahoa; sister Thelma Liftee and 14 grandchildren. Memorial services: 12 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 p.m. Burial to follow. Flowers welcomed. Aloha attire.

Patricia Bau Yuk Young Lange, 63, of Honolulu died May 9 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Linda Schultz, brothers Thomas and Alvin, and sisters Genevieve Kohler, Thelma Lee, Alvina Leu and Etta Kiyota. Private services.

Ben Worcester Long, 66, of Kahului, an employee at Kinko's in Kahului, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Southwest Harbor, Maine. He is survived by wife Irene Marie, daughter Sally L. Cottle, son Mark A. and sisters Molly Woodsum and Mary Lou Curtis. Private services.

Samson Tadashi Mamizuka, 84, of Hauula, a self-employed construction contractor, died May 12. He is survived by sons Chester Alapai, Leonard, Wilson, Peter and Harry Mamizuka; daughters Geraldine Haili, Valerie Sephton, Betty Saiki, Ruth DeCambra, Jean Grimm, Joy Libby, Sharon Mejia and Ivy Stromgren; sister Jean Tsunoda; 49 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:45 a.m. Thursday at at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Destinee Reclosado, infant daughter of Anastacio and Shereen Reclosado, of Lahaina, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She is also survived by sister Patience Helekahi Moore, brothers Blaine and Blaise, and grandparents Guy and Patricia Moore and Joe and Margaret Gagne. No services.

Isidoro "Smiley" Paglinawan Sumile, 92, of Haleiwa, a retired heavy-equipment mechanic for the federal government at Midway Island and owner/proprietor of Smiley's Service & Repair, died Wednesday. He was born in Siquijor, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eudoxia "Dixie"; son Leonard "Smiley"; daughters Yudoxie Myers, Esperanza MacArthur and Caridad Sumile; brother James "Jimmy"; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Michael's Church, call after 6 p.m.; and 11 a.m. Tuesday, call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Herbert O. Williams, 78, of Kaunakakai, an electronic technician supervisor for the Federal Aviation Administration, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was born in Chickasha, Okla. He is survived by daughter Nancy-Ellen; son John; brothers Charles and James; sisters Beulah Spoonemore, Beatrice Tressmann, Mary Ruth Walters, Vivian Gregson, Kathryn Dayton and Janice Love; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kalaiakamanu Hou Congregational Church, Kalamaula. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Herman Tamotsu Yamashita, 60, of Aiea, a retired sales representative for Nabisco, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Soon Yeon, son Don, brother Kenneth, sisters Jean Yamashita and Judy Choo, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Kam Chin Lum Young, 82, of Honolulu, a retired vice president of claims with HMSA, died May 10 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George M.C., son Edwin, daughter Kathleen Rozmiarek, brothers Chew Nung and Clifford Lum, sister Kam Wai Wee and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.



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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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