CLICK TO SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS

Starbulletin.com


Obituaries

See Also:
HARRY ETO / 1906-2001
CONRAD TSUKAYAMA / 1918-2001

Wednesday, July 4, 2001


Angeline Keo Akana, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Friday at home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband George K.; sons Wendall and Clifford Akana and Lewellyn Alama; and daughters Deborahlee Celestino and Darlene Nordmeier. Services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lawai Valley. Call after 1:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank and Mona Lokelani Alvarez Jr. will be remembered in services 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Upcountry Christian Fellowship, 1000 Kula Highway. Call from 6-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Burial: 11 a.m Monday at Makawao Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Frank, 50, of Pukalani, Maui, died Friday in a two-car crash in Puunene. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Juanita C.; sons Frank III and Peter; brothers Dennis, Stanley and John; sisters Lori and Frances; and three grandchildren. Mona, 41, of Pukalani died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center of injuries from the accident. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by stepson Frank III; son Peter; brothers Marvin and Ricky Torres, Lester Toma and Malcolm Liwai; sisters Marie Kauhako and Thalia Yacapin, and three grandchildren.

Florence Domingo Beltran, 85, of Waipahu, a retired seamstress, died June 20 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by stepdaughter Anastacia Calana, brothers Filoteo and Zoilo Domingo, sister Florenda Cabico, two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Maximeno Cambe, 91, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic from Aloha Motors in Ala Moana, died June 24. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Edward Yesan and Gary Cambe; daughters Sylvia Pamakid, Lorraine Cummings, Patricia Wong and Shirley Cambe; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Louis Edward Castel, 82, of Honolulu, a retired city worker, died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nephews, nieces and an aunt. Graveside services: 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Samuel Kyuman Chong, 44, of Mililani, owner of CS Maintenance Services, died June 23. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife Kathy Soo Jin; son Daniel; daughters Diana, Angela and Evelyn; mother Ok Nam; brother John; and sisters Bok Soon Kim and Minnie Hung. Services: 10:45 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

James Paul Diamond, 80, of Honolulu, a lawn bowler, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in McKeesport, Pa. He is survived by wife Loretta H., brother William, and sister Sister Mary Bride. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 800 Kaheka St. No flowers.

Mabel Dumatican, 85, of Waianae died June 12 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She is survived by care giver Sarah T. Delos Reyes and children. Committal services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Edward R. Gallegos, 61, of Kailua-Kona, a real estate agent, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by son Edward E., daughter Deborah Snook, and sisters Maria E. Sutter and Victoria Menendez. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Hector O. Hamilton, 73, of Honolulu, a retired radio advertising executive, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was also a real estate broker. He was born in Hackensack, N.J. He is survived by wife Sue Young. Private services.

Larry Botanas Herolaga, 75, of Aiea, a retired United Airlines ramp services lead, died Friday in Vancouver, Wash. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Eleanor; children Cynthia Smith, Melvin and Larry Herolaga Jr. and Marilyn Peters; stepchildren Larry Romento Jr., Gwen Sevilla and Irwin and Eric Romento; brothers Carl, Teddy and Ricky; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Mabel Tsutayo Hirashima, 91, of Kaneohe, a nurse aide for Straub Clinic, died May 27. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband Hiroto, daughter Joan Sato, sister Edith Tokumoto, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Soo Young Hong, 88, formerly of Honolulu died June 22 in Texas. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Leslie and Frederick; daughter Marcia; brothers Nam Young and Nam Sun Chung; sisters Soo Kyung Woo, Soo Nam Song and Soo Myung Ferrante; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Monday at Kaimuki Community Church, 1053 Sixth Ave. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Elaine F. Katz, 67, of Kaneohe, a former professional dancer on Broadway, died Sunday. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Bobby Speed and brother Stephen. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at the park.

Robert Masao Kita, 91, of Hilo, a retired ginger farmer, died Monday at home. He was born in Keaau, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Asaichi, and sisters Tokino Sugimoto, Michino Umamoto and Kisayo Yoshida. Services over ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

James Kurashi Kitabata, 90, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died June 26 at home. He was born in Sprecklesville, Maui. He is survived by wife Kikue, son Howard, daughter Ruth Smith, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Joseph Lopes, 67, of Lihue, a truck driver, died last Wednesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Pui Ying Lui, 101, of Honolulu died June 23 in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Mun Tuck, daughter Sam Mui Cheng, eight grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Emelia Abdul Matsumoto, 93, of Hilo died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Thomas and Donald Abdul and Paul Matsumoto; daughter Thelma L. Zinsman, 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Eunice Kimie Mishima, 52, of Lahaina, a reservationist at Sheraton Maui, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Keri Kalilikane and Kristie Mendoza, parents Hiromi and Sumiko, brother Jyun, sister Dawn, and two grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire.

Charles "Charlie" Oliveira, 85, of Kahului, retired superintendent of Maui Electric power plants, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Nahiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary Benigna Ferreira; sons Charlton and Robert; daughters Charlene Sylva, Marianne Pechin and Carla Oliveira; brothers Lawrence, Louis, Joseph and Andrew; sister Janet Hill; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

David Loyd Owl, 73, of Honolulu, a retired stell detailer, died Sunday in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by companion Loretta M. Mcomber; children Marilyn E. Hee and Phillip and George Mcomber; sister Jean Huff; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lino Patubo, 89, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Young Laundry and Dry Cleaners, died last Wednesday at home. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Delfina; sons Lino Jr., David and Eugene; daughter Ida Kuahulu; sisters Placida Elorco and Maxima Velasco; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

John Rita, 78, of Waianae is also survived by sister Sophie Yaris and brother Manuel. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Monday.

Emiko Sant, 60, of Hilo, an outpatient clerk for the Scranton State Hospital, died Monday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son James; sisters Kimie Cosma, Yukie Panela, Charlotte Takamoto, Lucille Kinoshita, Lynn Okimoto and Sally Okazaki; brothers Edward, Mitchael, Glenn and Calvin Okazaki; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Dorothy Dominga Tonogan Roldan Selespara, 81, of Honolulu died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Gerald Roldan and Michael Selespara, daughters Vel Okuma and Lanita Lee Becker, sister Mercedes Cabag, 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kingdom Hall No. 2 of Jehovah's Witnesses. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Richard "Ike" Sutton, 86, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

Fred Kenji Torigoe, 78, of Honolulu, a retired mason, died Friday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Robert and Albert, and sisters Thelma A. Yoshida, Florence K. Nishioka and Elaine F. Torigoe. Private services.

Tam Tran, 82, of Honolulu died June 25 in Straub Hospital. She was born in China. She is survived by daughters Mai Cao, Diana Chang and Linda Wang, and four grandchildren. Call from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Manuata Miracle Vailea, 3, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by father Siale, mother Diana, brother Fonokalafi, sister Kasala, and grandparents. Overnight wake vigil: 6 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Honolua. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Puuehuehu Cemetery.

Peter Yoshito Watanabe, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Fort Shafter commodity manager, died Saturday. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Aileen, son Roy, daughter Karen, and two grandsons. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. 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.



E-mail to City Desk


Text Site Directory:
[News] [Business] [Features] [Sports] [Editorial] [Do It Electric!]
[Classified Ads] [Search] [Subscribe] [Info] [Letter to Editor]
[Feedback]



© 2001 Honolulu Star-Bulletin
http://archives.starbulletin.com