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Obituaries
Wednesday, October 17, 2001


Maile Rachel Hale / Kaiser Alum And Wtc Victim
Christine Snyder / Outdoor Circle Volunteer
AUGIE DIAS / 1920-2001



Joyce Julita Abarca, 53, of Tucson, Ariz., a waitress, died Friday in Tucson. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joey Dela Sierra and Daniel Alo; daughter Jodel Dela Sierra; sisters Helen Fuellas, Julia Barbadillo, Rosita Galera, Norma Richardi and Abby Faye Batara; and brothers William and John Palin, and Douglas and Bernard Abarca. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Sarah Hiilei Bailado, 66, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Oct. 9 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons Ricky, Paul, Rex and Derrick Tagabi, Russell Lawrence and Dylan Collado, and Lani, Paul III, Frank and Don Hiilei; brothers Paul Hiilei Jr., and Donald, David and Edward Rangasan; sisters Dorothy Dikeman, Doris Ancheta, Lenora Caracol, Lorriane Pajimola, Punani Rangasan, Gerogia Oyama and Ella Fukunaga; and seven grandchildren. Call 6-9 p.m. Friday at Sarah Bailado's residence, Paauilo. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the residence. Call 8-9 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Kaiwaihae small boat harbor. Casual attire. No flowers.

Milagros M. Basilio, 49, of Eleele Nani, Kauai, a laborer for Pioneer Hybrid International, died Saturday at home. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Florencio Basilio; daughters Christine, Milaflor and Florence; mother Eupehenia LaGaurdia; and sister Emilia Baltazar. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Eleele Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Andrew Luke Ching, 88, of Honolulu, a retired warehouse clerk for Hickam Air Force Base, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Patricia C. Tokunaga, stepson Howard Masao Hashida, brother Walter C.W. and sister Alice C. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Patrick Jack Clarke, 41, of Honolulu, a cook for Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort Hotel, died last Wednesday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Thomas; stepmother Charlotte; brothers Michael and Stewart; sister Kathleen Moniz; stepbrothers Edward, Kalani and George Wong; stepsisters Samantha Wong and Sonja Riley; wife Cori Lei; and stepdaughter Amber Hill. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Francis "Frank" Corso, 35, of Honolulu, died Friday at home. He was born in Quicy, Mass. He is survived by son Gabriel, parents John and Laura, brothers Jon and Christopher, and grandfather John. Services: noon Saturday at the Elks Club. Aloha attire.

Yoshio "Paul" Endo, 87, of Aiea, a retired employee for Oahu Sugar Co., died Oct. 5. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Mabel, son Jack, daughter Janice Okumura and a grandson. Private services.

Franklin Fontes, also known as "Mac" and "Macky," 69, of Pahala, Hawaii, a senior ramp agent for Aloha Airlines, died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was also a basketball, baseball and volleyball official, and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by wife Ann M.; sons Aaron, Eric and Derek, and Donald Rangasan; sisters Wendy Banquicio and Judy Spears; and three grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Edna Chieko Fukuji, 85, of Honolulu, a retired produce manager for Beach Walk Market, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Herbert T., Clifford H. and Edwin M.; daughters Karen N. Yabui and Jean Y.; brothers Koken and Harry K. Higa; sisters Hatsue Ishikawa, Gladys T. Barror, Mildred S. Ige, Ellen T. Oda and Theodora Y. Nakagawa, and Sister Bernadette S. and Sister Mary Louise H. Higa; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Merle Kalaunuiohua Kahanu, 70, of Norwalk, Calif., a retired employee for National Can Co., died last Wednesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marlene, daughter Lora Diebling, sons Kirk and Bradley, eight grandchildren, a brother and eight sisters. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Lambert Ah Hook Yin Kaio,52, of Hauula, a former construction laborer, died Oct. 7 in Kailua. He is survived by daughter Chavona Rogers; mother Jennie; brothers Carl and Steven; hanai brother Horace Kamakeeaina; sisters Home Stanely, Dell-fin Brooks and Jerilyn Fely; hanai sister Filsann Kamakeeaina; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hauula Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

Chizuko Kuramoto, 82, of Honolulu, died Oct. 7. She is also survived by husband Harold. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

Kirk Chi Kong Lee, 40, of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel for the U.S. Air Force, died Saturday at home. He was born in Concord, Calif. He is survived by wife Robyn Louise Ebeling; sons Nathanael Jia-Ning, Robert Jia-Rey and Florian Tobias; daughter Felicia Jia-Feng; parents Leo and Felicia; brother Samuel; sisters Eugenie Tsao and Gabriela; and grandmother Agnes Tsow. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Camp H.M. Smith Chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Halawa Heights Chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Traditional attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society. Burial on the mainland.

Gaylord Lin Pang, 66, of Honolulu, a sales representative for Bishop Insurance, died Oct. 1. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Janice Wong, brother Milton George, a nephew, a grandniece and a grandnephew. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Waialae Country Club. No flowers. Donations suggested to Iolani School Scholarship Endowment Fund and Kapiolani Community College Culinary School of Fine Arts.

Mary Alana Rodrigues, 71, of Honolulu died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Shawn Murdock and Bernard; daughter Caroline Bicoy; brother Harvey Alana; sisters Hannah Dayton, Christine Abafo and Miriam Monderen; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Jude Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Glicerio Tayros, 94, of Honolulu, a retired ironworker for the Honolulu Iron Works Co., died Oct. 9 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosario; sons Antonio, James and Rudolfo, and George and Vicente Sampoang; daughter Caroline Akiu; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Woo Kyung Kang Wong, 83, of Honolulu died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Woo Il Choung and Moon Mo Choung, daughter Young Ja Choi and eight grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Call 8:30-10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Virginia "Ginny" Mae Yates, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired artist and jeweler, died Friday in Honokaa Hospital. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by nieces Janet J. Dice, Margaret J. Peebles and Sheila Trieff. Private scattering at sea.



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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