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Obituaries
Tuesday, October 9, 2001


Aluli services Thurday
Civic Planner Kaoru Nagai



Charles Gilbert Burgo, 78, of Kailua, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Friday in Kailua. He is survived by wife Nani; sons Chuck Jr. and Richard; daughters Charleen Gonsales, Vicki Pundyke, Bonnie Takanishi, Patsy Tilton and Heidi Hennessey; sister Theresa Camara; brothers Henry, Clarence, Alvin and Melvin; 20 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Elsie Fumiko Burkert, 79, of Honolulu, a retired banquet waitress for Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Fred and Billy; brothers Harry, Thomas and Clarence Omine; sisters Myrtle Oshiro and Sally Kondo; and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Angelo Aginaldo Calvan, 75, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a laborer, died Wednesday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Ernesto, Andre, Romeo and Roger; daughter Editha Suniga; sister Cathlina Sagucio; brother Gregory; 32 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Eleele Episcopal Church. Call 9-9:45 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery. Casual attire.

Wayne K. Chock, 55, of Honolulu, an employee for Young Brothers Ltd., died Friday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Angela, daughter Erin, mother Mabel, brother Stanley and sisters Linda Okata and Lisa. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ, Judd St. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. Private scattering of ashes.

Leona Hiilani Chun, 59, of Honolulu, a sales representative for GAC Inc., died Friday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Lou and Ruth; brothers Alvin and Mervin; and sisters Vera Clauder, Alexa Tim and Sharon Chun-Carroll. Services: noon Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Melva Scott Craft, 67, of Aiea, an administrator, musician and vocalist, died Wednesday. She is also survived by brother Joseph Tulloh III. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Melchor Vea Eder, 86, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired irrigator for Lihue Sugar Plantation, died Sept. 30 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria; daughters Adele Pedronan, Lucrecia Cacal, Maggie Acoba and Carlina Eder da Silva; brother Jacinto; sister Soltera; 12 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, Hanamaulu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

Belle Smith Grant, 88, of Pearl City, a registered nurse for Shriners Hospital for Children and the Laniolu Retirement Home, died Sunday at home. She was born in Utah. She is survived by son David, brother Chester Smith and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. No services.

Hideko Ethel Hokoana, 82, of Wailuku, died Sunday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Olowalu, Maui. She is survived by husband Joseph; son Dennis Mori; daughters Harriet Theros and Naomi Kahoohanohano; brothers Kiyoshi, Toshiharu, Akira and Hiroshi Sakotani; sister Masako Sakotani; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Urn burial: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Shizue Itadani, 82, of Honolulu, formerly of Keaau, Hawaii, died Sept. 14. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Albert, daughter Terry L.F. and sister Tsurue Sueishi. Private services.

Isao Ito, 77, of Honolulu, a lawyer, died Sept. 1. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Yuri and brothers Kiyoshi, Cyril, Katsumi, Ronald and Glenn. Private services.

Donald "Photo" James, 65, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for Waipahu Incinerator, died last Tuesday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eldora "Kapiolani," sons Joseph Lyman Kimokeo and Christopher Keolaokalani, daughter Lena-Marie Kahealani, stepfather Robert Springen, stepsister Sylvia Burnside and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

George Akira Kadoguchi, 66, of Hilo, a retired assistant hospital administrator for Kaiser Medical Center, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was also a retired warehouse supervisor for Hilo Rice Mill. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sherry, daughters Dawn Mezurashi and Shyanne Fuller, sons Stanley and Samuel Fuller and Grant, brother Ronald and 13 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Elizabeth Leilani Kahinu, 64, of Ewa Beach, died Sept. 28 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband Ah Chong Jr.; daughters Germaine K. "Tweedie" Edwards, Charmaine K.I. Malloe and Elizabeth R. Luuloa; sons Ah Chong H. and Ashley K.; sisters Alice Kaneao, Eleanor Kahuli, Genevieve Hoopai and Judith Mitchell; brothers Charles Jr. and Gerald Akina; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire.

John Kailiawa Jr., 64, of Honolulu, a retired MTL bus driver, died Oct. 1 in Straub Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Alvin and James, hanai brother Harold and sisters Lucille Leilani Pahukula, Momi Soares, and Beatrice, Pearly and Annette. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Pearly Kailiawa residence, Pahala. Call after 6 p.m. Overnight visitation. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial: Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Martha Alana Kawaihae, 45, of Hilo, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Edwin John Paiva; sons Christopher, David Isabel Jr. and Edwin Paiva Jr.; daughter Frances K. Paiva; brothers James, Kanani "Kanak" and Larry "Pogo"; sister Debra Bohol; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

John Son Do Kim, 86, of Honolulu, a cab and tour driver for Gray Line Hawaii and numerous hotels, died last Tuesday in Honolulu. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Saturday.

Stanley Satoru Kogachi, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired dairy farmer, died Thursday in Castle Medical Center. He was also part owner of Kogachi Dairy. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons Arthur, Larry, Donald and Ronald; daughter June; brothers Richard and Robert; sisters Chiyoko Miyashiro and Edith Tokuda; and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dori Keiko Urabe Kugiya, 43, of Honolulu, an accountant for Mid-Pacific Institute, died last Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by sons Cameron and Jase, mother Susan Urabe, brother Alan Urabe and sister Jan Yamagami. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mid-Pacific Institute. Aloha attire.

Shizuo Kunihiro, also known as "Shorty," "Gary" and "Hasu King," 84, of Waialua, a retired vegetable farmer, died Wednesday. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Ritsuko; sons Edward and Charles Maylock; daughter Dawn Kunihiro; brother Mitsuru; sisters Fusako Morioka, Yoshie Amimoto, Kimiko Koyanagi, Yaeko Kim and Hanako Takahashi; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Russell Lahuta, 88, of Lihue, an automotive manager, died Friday at home. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by daughter Margaret Gonsalves, sister Anna Silfies, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Dieselie "Dez" Macasio Malinay, 18, of Wahiawa, a student of Leilehua High School, died Sept. 12. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by mother Margarita Asuncion, father Bernardo Carpio, brother Joemar Asuncion, sisters Jessica Alcayde and Rachelle Carpio, and paternal grandparents Cesar and Visitacion Carpio. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lily Yuen Kyau Ching Mau, 95, of Honolulu, died Sept. 30 in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Daniel K.L. and Walter F.Y.; daughters Genevieve M. Fong, Lynette M. Loo and Noreen M. VanHorn; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jerry Pua "Pia" McKeague, 61, of Kaneohe, a retired mason, died Thursday in Kahaluu. He is survived by daughter Kehau McKeague-Davis, son Raymie, parents Hilary and Mary, brother Larry and sisters Leilani Kahale, Shirley Rodriguez and June Harden. Private services.

Roy Herman McPherson, 64, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired chief petty officer for the U.S. Navy, died Saturday at home. He was born in Herbert, La. He is survived by wife Ramona M.; son Raymond L.; daughter Lisa M.M. Wallace; brothers Melvin, Billy Ray, Richard and Charles; and sister Lucille Lowe. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Hisako N. Morihisa, 89, of Lihue, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Victor, son Sam, brothers George and Satoru Nakamura, and sisters Hanako Seki and Helen Okamoto. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masuo Muraoka, 81, of Aiea, a retired price analyst for the Federal Aviation Administration, died Sept. 30. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Glenn S., daughters Colleen M. Perovich and Linda N. Nakasone, brother Clarence, sister Gloria Noda and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Ricardo Daranan Ojas, 95, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired maintenance worker for Shipman Ranch, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Saturnina and son Nerick. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Leonardo "Leo" S. Pascua, 60, of Kilauea, Kauai, a foreman for installing water lines, died Sept. 30 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Madeleine "Maddie" and Kristie "Titi"; sisters Clarina Madamba, Enriqueta Tiu, Egiorina Beltran and Jadelyn Rosa; brother Victor; and a grandson. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Sylvester's Church, Kilauea. Call after 9 a.m. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Leilani "Maywest" Harvey Pasigan, 80, of Honolulu, died Sept. 26 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mariano "Marty" Jr., Victory, Peter, Joey and James; 22 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Patricia C. Robertson, 85, of San Antonio, died Thursday in San Antonio. She was born in Camden, Ark. She is survived by daughters Nancy Feagin, Pat Fuhrbach and Roses; son Daniel L.; and seven grandchildren. No services.

Amy Lee Wong, 86, of Honolulu, died Sept. 30. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter C.; sons Douglas K. and Dr. Hubert; daughters Andrea Lee and Linda Stringer; brothers Raymond, Gary and William Lee; sisters Eunice Young, Velvia Lai and Lynette Chang; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Shun Hong Yim, 75, of Honolulu, an auto painter, died last Tuesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Shun Lee, a nephew and numerous nieces. Taoist services: 9:30-11:15 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Honolulu Memorial Park.

James Isami Yoshizawa, 95, of Honolulu, died Sept. 20. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoshiko, sister Tsuruko Murashige and two grandchildren. Private services.



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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