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Obituaries
Monday, October 29, 2001


Clarysse Kurth Atherton, 93, of Honolulu, a nurse, homemaker and real estate agent, died Oct. 20 in Minnesota. She is survived by son Thomas W.; daughter Margaret A. "Peggy" Freitas; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Central Union Church. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Emeterio Polendey Dahilig, 87, of Kaneohe, died Oct. 14 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Evelyn Luna, Lucena Ancheta, Linda Ancheta and Linda Quinlan; brothers Jose and Elpidio; sisters Clarita Fagarang and Victoria Polendey; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Church, Kaneohe. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Emilia Ramos DeCambra, 88, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in St. Francis Medical Center-Liliha. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Fentiman F., Leonard J. and Darrell W.; daughter Phyllis R. Lawrence; brothers Alfred S. Ramos and Ernest S. Ramos; sister Adelaide Rapozo; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Homelani Cemetery. Casual attire.

Benjamin Cabreros De Peralta, 78, of Lanai City, died Oct. 4 at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria; daughters Esmeralda Villaruz, Evelyn De Peralta and Rose J. De Peralta; brother Ignacio; and sister Concepcion. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Janet Tamiko Foder, 63, of Honolulu, a retired teacher and self-employed crafter, died Oct. 22. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul; sons Christopher and Chad; parents Harold Tanaka and Tsuruko Tanaka; brothers Herman Tanaka and Harvey Tanaka and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Maria Nacapuy Galicinao, 72, of Honolulu, a retired laundry worker at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, died Oct. 12 in St. Francis Medical Center-Liliha. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Mariano; sons Allen, Ron, Roy, Daniel and Stanley; daughters Amy, Bernadette and Cherie; sister Agustina Ramelb; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of The Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Harry Franklin Imes, 83, of Hauula, a retired Realtor, died Oct. 22 at home. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by son Robert; sister Helen McMillian; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Frances Toshiko Itokazu, 63, of Aiea, retired co-owner of Mikey's Favorites, died Oct. 22 in Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; brother Wayne Masuda; and sister Evelyn Masuda. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Hatsue Tokuda Kaneshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Oct. 18 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Herbert, Gilbert and Raymond; daughter Joyce Watanabe; sister Jean Kingman; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lindacarol K. Kong, 53, of Kaneohe, a Longs Drug Store employee, died Oct. 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Darrel; sons Darrel Kong Jr. and Jon Vertido; daughters Michelle Kong and Darilyn Vertido; parents Victor Ayala and Alice Flores; brothers Robert, Richard and Llewelyn Flores, Willie Aweau and Joe Agres; and sisters Regina Labasan, Diane Flores, Renette Ho, Ruth Plemer, Eadie Young, Sandy Agres, Victoria Harpine and Vivian Yamaguchi. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Teruo Matsuura, 74, of Honolulu, former owner of Kalihi Kar Co., died Oct. 12 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Yoshie; son Dean; daughter Faye; brothers Hiroshi and Takeshi; sister Haruko Otaka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Richard Ku Puou Sr., 62, of Kailua-Kona, a carpenter, died Oct. 21 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard K. Jr., Fred and Karl; daughter Leimomi Branco; mother Julia; brothers Joseph, Lawrence, William Jr. and Danny; sisters Lani Freeman and Julia Waters; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hawaii Big Island Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Call after 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes at sea to follow. Casual attire. Loose flower petals only.

Naves Santiago, 88, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator at the former Kohala Sugar Co., died Oct. 22 in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Halawa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Maria L.C.; sons Naves Jr. and Gilbert; daughters Linda R. Pohina, Camilia Usman and Krisann Dean; brothers Carlos and Frank; sisters Lucy Silva, Beatrice Carvalho, Margaret Gusman, Mary Petrini, Rose Garcia, Christina Texeira and Ramona Pacheco; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Halawa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Rev. Maryann Kahaleiwai Thornton, 78, of Hawi, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Oct. 22 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Rev. William H.; sons Rialrome "Anu" Thornton, William, Charles, Richard and Vernon Karratti; daughters Gwendolyn Wallace, Barbara J. Karratti, Sandy Thornton, Lou Kauanoi, Mariealran Akana, Zariai Kaheaku and Naomi Thornton; brother Richard Kalama; 27 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the Hawi Jodo Mission, Kohala. Call after 8 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment: 1 p.m. Nov. 7 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shirley Michiyo Young, 89, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died Thursday. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Shirley A.; brother Richard Kutara; sister Toyo Akita; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: Noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.



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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