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Obituaries
Wednesday, September 26, 2001


Haruko Anbe, 87, of Lanai City died Sunday. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Takeo; sons Daniel, George and Stanley; daughters Rose Lugo, Janet Otani and Doris Quon; brother Kotoshi Murakami; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Violet Kwai Fah Chun Au, 86, of Honolulu died Saturday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William, Wilson, Wyman, Whitlow, Wilkie and Willis; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Alfredo Aquino Balico, 73, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 6. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Faith; sons Alfredo Jr., Johnathan, Dwayne, Alan, Alfred and Alex, and Melchor "Mel" Valmoja; daughters Evelyn Hubbel, Christina Asuncion, Barbara Barbarus, Gardene Muller, Ginger Akazawa, Alana, Alayne, Charmel Martinez and Mary Valmoja; brother Richard; 40 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mary Ann Barbosa, 65, of Wailuku, an employee for Hale Makua and the County of Maui, died Thursday at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Lorna Bennett, Donita, Guylyn Lum Lung and Anela DePavloff; son Domingo Jr.; stepfather Orville Griffey; stepdaughter Maria Eugenio; sisters Frances "Franny" Gallarde, Andrea "Honey" Prysbylinski and Georgia Siliado; brother Richard Gallarde; 22 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Call after 5:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mala Wharf.

Peremina K. Blas, 74, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired employee for Mauna Loa Mac Nut and Island Princess Manufacturing, died last Wednesday at Hilo Medical Center. She also worked for Verna's Drive Inn. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Blossom Rice, sons Robert, Francis, Eusebio "Nicky" and Philip Mark; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bonifacio "Pacio" Adalid Cabilin, 84, of Kealakekua, Kona, a retired butcher for Kona Meat Co., died Saturday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jane Cantor; daughters Ramona Ciriaco, Pearl Glory, Irene Castelline, Lita Spencer, Maura Berry and Brenda MacMullen; sons George, Charles and Martin; 27 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. John's Catholic Church, Kealakekua. Call 5-9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call 8-10 a.m. Burial: St. Benedict Church Cemetery, Honaunau, Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.

Benny Nicolas Calabucal, 63, of Waipahu, died July 27 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Jacqueline Galicia and Germinda Patacsil; sisters Dominga Claro, Rosie Cabus, Evelyn Baldillo and Luzviminda Birks; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

William E. Fuhrmann, 81, of Washington, a retired federal employee for the Pearl Harbor Nuclear Power Shop, died Saturday in Washington. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Cha Nam, sons William and John, daughter Velma and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 9:30-10:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple.

Nancy Shizue Goya, 78, of Aiea, a retired seamstress for Kala Manufacturing Co., died Sept. 15. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by son Kendall, daughters Pauline Kuwana, Leona Minami, brothers Thomas and Edward Higa, sisters Kay Higa and Alice Hansen and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Akio Hayashida, 74, of Hilo, a retired house painter for AFL-CIO, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. Services: 5 p.m. today at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. Private inurnment services. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Dennis Lance Hokoana, 56, of Paia, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for Doi Trucking Co., died Monday at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by mother Nancy, companion Beth Hedge, son Jackie, daughters Nancy and Mokihana, sister Ipo Brown, brother Manukea, hanai son Roy Hedge and seven grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yuri Takesue Kanzaki, 79, of Aiea, a retired teacher and counselor, died Sept. 13. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Frank, sons Kim and Kan, daughters Rii and Rei, sister Rose Chun and two grandsons. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Kazuo Kondo, 90, of Aiea, a retired welder for Pacific Concrete & Rock Co., died Friday. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Yukie; sons Alvah, Ernie, Earl and David; daughter Karen Furuta; brother Takeo; sister Frances Ito; and eight grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward Carl Low Jr., 60, of Santa Monica, Calif., a former Honolulu police officer, died Thursday in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Malinda Morales, Denise Long, Bonnie Lopes and Tanya Broughton; brothers Sam and Kenny; sisters Ellen Heaston and Darling Kukahiko; and 15 grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Albert "Big Boy" Mactagone, 72, of Pearl City, who retired from Kaneohe Marine Base, died Friday. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Loretta "Macky"; children Alberta Mactagone-Kam, Alroy "Bimbo" and Alva "Bonnie" Mactagone-Bolos; brothers Philip, Bernard and Gregory; sisters Rose Stewart and Vicky Melvin; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Antonina Osit Madeja, 77, of Honolulu, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Samson O. and Danilo O.; daughters Delilah, Elaine McGregor and Lani; and three grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Demetria Holi Monton, 81, of Honolulu, died Sunday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Armando, Roger, Romy and Junior; daughter Nerie Delacruz; 14 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Holy Family Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Casual attire. Additional services in the Philippines at a later date.

Richard Kaoru Nitta, 61, of Honolulu, died Sept. 15. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Masato, Kenneth, George and Thomas; and sisters Ichiyo Koga and Alice Asato. Private services.

Harold Tsuyoshi Ogata, 90, of Pearl City, a retired city employee, died Sept. 16. He was born in Puuloa. He is survived by wife Kimiye, daughters Edna Tsusaki and Sue Duggins, sisters Ellen Kobayashi and Tsuyuko, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Alan Paul Poe, 45, of Waianae, died Sept. 18 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alan Poe Jr. and Hanalei Cowell; daughter Kahealani; brother Ah Ching Jr.; sisters Dawn Gomes, Loretta and Roberta Cornelison; and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ziona Hou Church Cemetery. Inurnment to follow. Aloha attire.

Jacqueline Pauline Power, 68, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died Sept. 18 in Honolulu. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by sons Steven, Barry and Michael; father Donald A. MacDonald; sister Cassandra Einstein; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Nina Raneses Rania, 78, of Waialua, died Sept. 6. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Bueno; sons Rudy, Jerry and Ralph; daughter Kathleen Kem; brother Pedro Raneses; sister Caridad Bautista; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jose Deperalta Saraos, 90, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a retired truck driver for Olokele Sugar, died yesterday in Omoa Nursing Home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Clarence, Stanley and Allen; daughter Eileen; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Vinode "V.K." Kumar Sawhney, 59, of Honolulu, an attorney in Saipan, CNMI, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was born in India. He is survived by wife Nancy Mahre, daughters Ruby and Delia and grandson Derek. Services on the mainland at a later date. Private scattering at sea in Hawaii. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

Edward Francis Smith, 59, of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel for the U.S. Army, died Friday in Honolulu. He was born in Elizabeth, N.J. He is survived by wife Brenda; son Ian; daughters Heather, Colleen and Jennifer; and sister Ann-Marie Smith. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Leukemia Foundation.

Robert Yutaka Takahashi, 80, of Hilo, a retired public accountant, died Saturday at home. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Clyde and Robin, daughters Karleen Yoshioka and Audrey Furukawa and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hilo Meishoin Mission, 97 Olona St., Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Josephine Marie Theiss, 92, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria manager for the Hale Koa Hotel, died Sunday in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. She is survived by son Louis Williams, brother John Montenero, two grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and her extended family at the Hale Koa Hotel. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at the Hale Koa Hotel, beachfront area. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Kiyoko Toma, 75, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 16. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Susumu; sons Neal and Keith; brothers Jimmy, Wesley and Harold Torikawa; and sister Tomeyo Sakumoto. Private services.

Fumio Uyeno, 76, of Hilo, died Sept. 16 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Tom T. and Kenneth K.; and sisters Katsuko Oyama, Hanako Yugawa, Tatsue Walker, Amy U. Nelson, Mae M. Okamura and Jacqueline H. Nakano. Private services. No monetary gifts.

Philip Lee Warren, 43, of Kailua-Kona, a JROTC instructor at Kealakeke High School, died last Wednesday in Reno, Nev. He was also a retiree of the U.S. Army. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Tita" Hoomanawanui; daughter Vashti; sons Philip P., Leonard K. and Lucas K.H.H.; brother Douglas M.; sisters Vickie Felmey and Janet Savastio; and two grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lanakila Congregational Church, Kainaliu, Kona. Call 5-9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Queen Kaahumanu Hwy. 19, mile marker 89, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

Clara Harue Yukumoto, 85, of Aiea, a retired sales clerk for Royal Stamps Redemption Center, died Saturday. She was born in Kahana. She is survived by husband Mack Megumi; sons Melvyn K. and Wayne H.; daughters Joyce A. Oshiro and Myra Y. Abe; brothers Akira, Tsugio and John Kozai; sisters Molly Morichika, Sally Fujimoto and Dorothy Dikilato; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday 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.



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