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Obituaries
Thursday, June 21, 2001


Macario "Mac" Mendoza Agonoy, 59, of Kahului died Monday at home under hospice care. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Luzvimninda; son Freddie; daughters Annalee and Rhea; brother Rizal; sisters Trining Cadiente, Celestina Andres and Rebecca Acob; and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. June 29 at Norman's Chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 9 to 10 a.m. June 30 at the chapel. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Abigail "Tiare" Frances Leilani Kuhns Baldwin, 69, of Waianae died May 21 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald, son Forrest Belter, daughter Aloma Badayos, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy's Church in Aiea. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Robert "Doc" Chun Ching, 92, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Frances Crowell and Ella Fujimoto, sisters Yun Ho In and Alice Chang, brother Roy You Bun, four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cora Villaroz Dabis, 80, of Kailua-Kona died June 13 in Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Kau. She is survived by husband Jerome; sons Alfred, Ralph and Bobby Secio; daughter Vivian Patrocinio; stepchildren Jacob, Lorraine, Priscilla and Walter; brother Salvador Villaroz; sisters Maria Lining, Philomena Abordo, Linda Chun and Rose Kumia; 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Doris Harumi Egusa, 80, of Honolulu, owner of Papaaloa Beauty Salon, died last Thursday at home. She was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. She is survived by son Mel M.; brothers George K. and Roy M. Akamine; sisters Lorraine H. Miyagawa, Barbara M. Ogata, Irene U. Hamada, Betty M. Takara and Pauline Y. Hisatomi; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Michael Brian Fitzmorris, 39, of Kaneohe died Sunday in Kailua. He was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He is survived by wife Mary T., children "Dusty" and "Mango," father Thomas J., mother Rebecca A., sister Tracy Lynn Kujawa and hanai family. Services: noon Saturday at Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel. No flowers. Donations suggested to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Honolulu.

Haruo Fukushima, 85, of Kahului, an employee of Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co., died Sunday in Hale Makua. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by brother Shizuo "Fred" and sisters Helen T. Yamagata and Thelma Fukushima. Private services.

Manuel Haleakala, 71, of Waianae, a structural ironworker, died June 14 at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Leilani J., sons Vernon K. and Obett, daughters Leilani and Rebecca, brother Frank, sisters Hea Cristo and Leinaala Teves, and a grandson. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at the family residence, 85-1368 Kamaileunu St., Waianae. Casual attire.

Ronald Yoshimitsu Hirahara, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Dan's Lumber Yard general contractor, died Friday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ronald M.; sisters Alice Hirahara, Helen Morita and Sue Otsu; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Gary Hiroshi Ichimasa, 55, of Kailua, a network operations center manager for Verizon GTE International, died Friday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kevin K., mother Edith M. and sister Claire E. Ichimasa Hirai. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Lorraine "Aunty Lorraine" Kanalulu, 63, of Las Vegas, a retired floral designer for Flowers by Lorraine at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Saturday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by children Kuulei Rapozo, Francine K. Hollinger and Joseph K., Jacob and Jerome N. Kanalulu; sister Betty Jean Bega; brothers Stanley T. and Richard C. Perreira; and eight grandchildren. Mass of Christian burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 130 Ohua Ave. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Walter Kanji Konno, 75, of Honolulu, who retired from Hickam Air Force Base, died last Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, son Henry K., brothers Fred "Goichi" and Edward "Mitsuo," and sisters Lillian "Satoyo" Iwasa, Ethel "Masayo" Watai and Violet "Unme" Sodetani. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lillian Kamako Maeshiro, 82, of Waialua, a retired seamstress for Aloha Tailor Shop, died June 9. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Yoko; daughters Lynn Matsunaga, Lorraine Antonio and Lydia Ferreiro; brother Shigeru Fukumoto; sisters Hideko Hendricks and Elaine Takano; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Stanley Saichi Morimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service at the Honolulu District Office, died Monday. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kimie; daughter Beryl; brother Francis; sisters Evelyn Osaki, Bessie Murakami and Gladys Yang; and four grandchildren. Lions necrology services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Mario Pagatpatan, 51, of Lihue, a supervisor with Rego Trucking, died Sunday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents George and Mercedes; brothers George, Ricardo and Melvin; and sisters Darnella Baldovi and Teresa Grace. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leon "Jimmy" P. Pascua, 89, of Hilo, a proprietor of a barbershop, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia, daughter Salome Hagiwara, brother Florentino and a grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 11 a.m. to noon. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Albert Akira Sakuda, 73, of Honolulu is survived by daughters Dale and June Sakuda and Jill Clever. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Hatsue Shigematsu, 97, of Wailuku died Saturday at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Shigeto, daughter Betty Takamiya, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lawrence Lytle Shipley, 94, of Honolulu, a retired electrical engineer, died May 31. He was born in Corydon, Iowa. He is survived by son Jeffrey, daughters Diana Shipley and Linda Bonilla, stepdaughters Jessica Tran and Mai Phuong Kamakahi, and stepson Doug Tran. Private services.

Dwayne Daniel Kalaunuiohua Smith, 30, of Kaneohe, a musician with the Hawaiian group Puu Kani, died June 11. He is survived by parents Danny and Rosie, brothers Kalei Mahoe and Paul Smith, and sister Regina Meleisea. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. No wreaths, please. Scattering of ashes at sea: Thursday. Boats depart at 9 a.m. from Heeia Kea Pier.

Arthur Simon St. Germain, 75, of Suisun, Calif., a retired president of Western Specialty Product in San Jose, Calif., died April 6. He also served in the U.S. Army, was a World War II veteran and graduated from the Kamehameha School for Boys in 1945. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosarita; sons Michael, Sal, Commodore and Ace; and a grandson. Memorial services and inurnment of ashes: 10:15 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Julie Ann St. Sauver, 72, of Kahului, a retired secretary for the Salvation Army, Washington, D.C., and Honolulu, died Tuesday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by son Joseph, daughters Claire Seifert and Barbara St. Sauver, brothers Paul and Richard Seibert and Jimmy Atkinson, sisters Edith Toney and Annette Lambert, and three grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to National Parkinson Foundation.

Masaiki Sueda, 88, of Kahului, a retired painter, died Friday in Kula Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Jessie E., sons Wayne and Michael, daughter Sharon and a grandson. Private services.

Maninoa Thompson, 86, of Honolulu, a retired enlisted man from the U.S. Navy, died Friday. He was born in Ofu Village Manu'a, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Herman, Sam and Filipo; daughters Maina Tauiliili, Felauai Loftus, Matalena Toomalatai and Tiana Smith; sisters Victoria Harrington and Lagise Leasau; 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Samoan Congregational Church, 602 Turner Ave. Call after 2 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Shaun "Mika" Mika'ele Thompson, 20, of Keaau, Hawaii died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Shaun A. Sadino-Thompson; daughters LaShaun M. Sadino-Thompson and Shaunia A. Machado-Kong; mother Sandra; brothers Michael Thompson and Warren Pagan; sisters Brandi M. Pagan, Tyra Jean Dela Cruz, Michelle M. Pagan and Shawna Thompson; and grandmother Elizabeth Valeros. Private services.

Yoko Toyoda, 52, of Honolulu, a sushi maker for the Sushi Co., died June 13 at home. She was born in Kumamoto-Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Yasumasa, son Dennis, daughter Jean, brother Shigemi Nakagawa and sisters Sakae Toyoda, Masaye Akai and Fusako Otsuyama. Private services.

Takeo Wakida, 80, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired general superintendent for the former J.M. Tanaka Construction Co., died May 31 in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. He was also an estimator for E.M. Rivera & Sons and a retired police reserve officer. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yaeko, daughters Myra and Ruth, and sister Helen Yoshida. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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