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Obituaries

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Monday, July 2, 2001


Anastacio "Anas" Gregorio Dionicio, 57, of Waipahu, a maintenance worker for Paradise Management Corp., died June 16. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Pacita, son Alvin, daughters Annabell and Ashley, brothers Romeo Auriliano and Fernando Dionicio, and sisters Rosalina Ballenas, Aida Respicio and Merlinda Matiengo. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Romulo L. "Rommel" Geyrozaga, 37, of Honolulu, died Thursday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by mother Alicia; hanai mother Buenaventurada Magbanua; brothers Willefranco L., Guidardo L. and Siegfredo L.; and sisters Mercydita G. Montero, Divina G. Mabanag, Meriam G. Lapinig and Daisy L. Catalan. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Dora Midori "Aunty Dora" Guzzo, 77, of Honolulu, a retired food service supervisor for Facility Management Corp., died June 24. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lynn Thorpe, daughter Rosa Abelaye, brothers Kean Yamamoto and Clarence Yamamoto, sisters Laura Kawaguchi and Betty Amine, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Harold Joyce, 77, of Honolulu, a retired city waste-water service inspector, died June 22 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Harold D. and Darryl, daughter Nellie Okamoto and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Richard Yoshinori Nakano, 72, of Pearl City, a retired manager at Poamoho Agricultural Station, died June 22 at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lilian, son Kelly, daughter Carol Hamakawa and brothers Raymond and Harry. Services were private.

Alvina Irene Lehuamakanoe Santos Napihaa, 49, of Honolulu, a customer service representative at First Hawaiian Bank, died Friday in St. Francis Medical Center Liliha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Joseph K. Santos and hanai sisters Holly Kaaekuahiwi and Edwina "Baby" Yasue. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. next Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1:45 p.m. next Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery.

Richard Yoshiwo Ono, 83, of Honolulu, who died June 23, is survived by sister Fusae Uyeno. Incorrect information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published Thursday.

John Rita, 78, of Waianae, a retired mason/painter for Honolulu Painting Co., died June 25 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Trinidad; sons John Jr., Timothy, Darryl and John III; daughters Joan DePeralta, Parsha Oliva, Cynthia Rita, Andrea DeMello, Trina Jury, June Dutro and Mary Fennell; brothers Phillip, Rueben, Dado and Recarte Demitrial and Florencio "Blackie" Rita; sisters Loretta Barques and Rosita DeLeon; 27 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Scott "Kainoa" Perry Silva, 38, of Las Vegas, a United Airlines flight attendant, died June 19 in Las Vegas. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Rose Olsen; father Lionel Silva Sr.; stepmother Doris Silva; stepfather Leland Olsen; sisters Bernadine Timbresa, Bernadette Navor, Tina Wilson, Tanya Silva and Deanna Martin; brothers Ashely and Lyle; stepsisters Debbie Sanich and Kelly Jaynes; and stepbrothers Randy Olsen and Dr. Doug Olsen. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kilauea Avenue. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert "Bobby" Clifton Southwell Jr., 81, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and lead vocalist for the Harry Owens Band, died June 25 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Betty Berke. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Harry Jisuke "Chompei" Takata, 97, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter, died Wednesday. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Arthur, Stanley and Lawrence; daughters Harriet Woods and Barbara Oshita; stepson Paul Matsumoto; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Samuel Remelb Tangonan, 76, of Honolulu, died June 17 in St. Francis West Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurelia, daughter Purificacion Bolosan, brothers Juan and Florencio, sisters Visitacion Dalere and Bernarda Galapon, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.

Joan Masako Uyehara, 57, of Aiea, died June 23 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy; son Kevin; daughters Terry Kobayashi and Wendy Uyehara-Uchida; father Harry Suzui; mother Dorothy Watkins; brothers Robert and Jeff Suzui; sisters Frances Kawamoto, Jean Yokomori and Karen Scheiber; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. 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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