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Obituaries
Saturday, July 7, 2001


PHYLLIS ROE / COUNSELING DIRECTOR

MAE BLEAKIE BOETTCHER / PHILANTHROPIST



Gary S. Arisue, 50, of Kaneohe, a retired painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died June 16 in Honolulu. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by brothers Blane and Wesley. Private services.

Dean Jack Carver Jr., 56, of Waimea, Kauai, a carpenter, died June 29 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by daughters Michelle and Gina Baines, and mother Marjorie Bryant. Services held.

Theresa Clark, 69, of Ewa Beach, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Clark Jr. and Charles and Bobby Arneson, brother Jackie Arneson, sister Lynn Yuen, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Anthony "Tony" Akiona Cummings Jr., 57, of Orange, Calif., a retired chief master sergeant, died May 28. He is survived by wife Lorraine C., son Aaron, mom Amy Lavalouis, brothers Calvin Cummings and Dan Lavalouis, and sisters Mamo Kapowai and Kaipo Smith. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Church, Kahala. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jaychelle K. DeLima, infant daughter of Leilani Castillo and Billy Joel "B.J.," died June 22 at home. She is also survived by sister Jailynn and grandparents Lorin, Sybil and Saturnino Roy Rellin and Bernadine Castillo. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Shields of Faith Christian Church, Waianae. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Taavili Eselu, 77, of Aiea, who retired from the U.S. Coast Guard, died Saturday. He was born in Fagaalu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Failaulau; sons Ipulasi, Eselu, Raymond, O'Brian and Bruce Eselu and Tavita Lagafuina; daughter Fern Pele; brother Faipule Savaii; sisters Fuamata and Sapela; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Romulo L. "Rommel" Geyrozaga, 37, of Honolulu died June 29. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

Agnes Ah Choy Goo, 79, of Kahului, died yesterday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter W.C., son Ronald, brothers Anthony and Edward "Johnny" Ah Choy, sisters Mary Myers and Jenny Pregill, and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Norman's Chapel. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kuichi "Fred" Izuka, 85, of Honolulu, died Monday. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by son Vernon, daughters Gladys Yoshizawa and Gail Kaneshiro, brother Ichiro Izuka, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Grace E. Kimi, 68, of Hilo died Wednesday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by husband Kenneth "Pete," son Ken Jr., daughter Cindy Lindsey, brother Don Brown, sister Naomi Clark and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Arthur "Papa Meyer" Meyer, 85, of Kahului, a retired heavy equipment truck driver for Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., died Thursday in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born on the Big Island. He is survived by sons Harold, Edward and Everett, daughter Beverly Perreira, sister Elsie Stevens, three grandchildren, a great-grandchild, a step-grandchild and a step-great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Christ of King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jill Nhu Huong Miller, 80, of Honolulu, owner of a Vietnamese restaurant in Waikiki, died Thursday. She was also a Vietnamese language instructor for U.S. Army and Marine Corps classes on Oahu. She was born in Hue, Vietnam. She is survived by her husband, two daughters and three grandsons. Private scattering of ashes.

Savili Fonoimoana Moniz, 76, of Pearl City, died June 23. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by son Gene, brothers Simamao and Kosena Fonoimoana, and sisters Lemao Pauaii, Talalelei Afalava, Feiloai Otple and Malia Soloman. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Akiyo Moriwaki, 86, of Hilo, died June 23 in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jerry and Larry Kagimoto and Harry Moriwaki; daughters Eunice Nagel, Karen Michael and Evelyn Durant; sisters Helen Kahumoku and Frances Miyashiro; 15 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Jeffrey Mullineaux, 39, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a boat engineer, died June 28 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by wife Theresa A., daughters Yves and Kaylan, father Virgil, mother Agnes Goodin and sisters Maria Schlemmer and Viola Prichett. Services held.

Marie Bernice Leilani Kaholo Mwarey, 48, of Hilo, a cook at Freddy's Restaurant, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Sabino, son Sabino Jr., daughter Achunsion, mother Violet Ricalde and sisters Violet Ishii, Loulyn Kaholo and Gloria Lee. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call 11 a.m. to noon. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Samson Pebria, 71, of Ewa Beach, a truck driver, died June 10 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Samson Jr.; daughters Chantelle-Lee and Laura U. Pebria, Helen de la Rocha, Stephanie E. Holford and Nicole Walker; brothers Alfred and Conrad; sister Rachael "Rae" Nelson; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Ewa Beach. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Services over ashes.

Rosalie "Rusty" Akuna Peters, 82, of Lihue, who worked for Watase U-Drive and Lihue McDonald's, died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Hollis and Dennis G.; sisters Puanani Char, Lillian Park, Elsie Kali and Beverly Kahaleuumi; brothers Daniel, Abraham and Gordon Akuna and Bernard, George and Kenneth Malaia; and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lihue First Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Saturnino Castro Racelo, 86, of Koloa, Kauai, a tool supply clerk for Grove Farm, died Monday in Mahelona Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Allan, brother Mauro, sister Victoria Hilacion and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: St. Raphael's Church. Casual attire.

Tadashi Shinmura, 79, of Pearl City, who retired from a plant nursery for Kamehameha Schools, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Huleia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Janet K.; daughters Amy Kanemoto, Donna Mikasa and Bonnie Furukawa; brother Satoshi; sisters Lillian Shiraki, Helen Freeman and Bette Tanaka; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha 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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