Thursday, November 22, 2001

David DaVese Anderson, 85, of Kahului, a retired lieutenant colonel, died Saturday in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was also a retired insurance agent for Hawaii Purple Shield and Pierce National Life Insurance Co., was a World War II veteran, served in the Hawaii National Guard and retired from the U.S. Army Reserve. He was born in New York. He is survived by son Michael and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Kahului Union Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Edmund Alan Attebury, 85, of Rocklin, Calif., formerly of Kailua, former vice president of Amfac and head of the retail division including Liberty House, died Monday in Rocklin. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was born in Stanfield, Ore. He is survived by wife Genevieve, daughter Jean Thompson, son Ed, brother Raymond, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Felesiana Cagasan, 80, of Kahului, died Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Federico; sons Kenneth, Mateo, Delfin and Edwin; sisters Buenaventurada Canubida, Maxiama Damaso, Temotea Banaag and Anastasia Palmero; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Call after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Elizabeth Toy Castle, 102, of West Jefferson, N.C., formerly of Honolulu, died yesterday in North Carolina. She was born in Akron, Ohio. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth Wheatley, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to the Jefferson Care Center, 121 Brook St., Jefferson, NC 28640; or Hospice of Ashe, P.O. Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Beatrice Sadako Chinen, 79, of Pearl City, a retired employee for Liberty House, died Nov. 11. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Rodney; daughters Claudia Atta and Rhonda; brothers Robert, Tom and Henry Henna; sisters Martha Lee and Bernice Salvador; and a grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mary DeMello, 86, of Hilo, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Daniel, Manual and John; daughter Barbara Crutchfield; sisters Annie Pavao and Celestine "Sally" Deponte; brother Frank Mattos; 15 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call 5-9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Hilo. Call 11 a.m. to noon. Casual attire.

Filomena "Luming" Caday Duldulao, 77, of Waipahu, died last Thursday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Isidro, son Pablo, daughters Magdalena Erice and Yoly Acacio, sister Ro-salina Juan, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Casual attire. Burial in the Philippines.

Larry Hideo Kaneshiro, 77, of Hawthorne, Calif., a retired production manager for Ball Industries, Los Angeles, died Nov. 3. He is also survived by sister Nancy. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Tuesday.

Hitoshi Kono, 88, of Hono-lulu, a retired mechanic for Dole Cannery Corp., died Nov. 14 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet, sons Frederic and William, daughter Kathleen Sugawa and six grandchildren. Private services.

Leslie F.H. Medeiros, 67, of Makakilo, a retired PBX repairman for Hawaiian Telephone Co., died Nov. 10. He is also survived by sisters Yvonne McDermott and Terri Medeiros Rasado. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Henry Sin Mow, 82, of Aiea, a retired machinist for the Public Works Center at Pearl Harbor and the state Airports Division, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Thomas, Rodney and Kevin; daughter Geraldine Young; brothers George and David; sisters Helen and Betty; and eight grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

May Sanae Nishiki, 62, of Honolulu, a retired assistant vice president for First Insurance Co., died Nov. 6. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Rose M. Robb, 90, of Hono-lulu, an opera singer, died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by sister Daisy Martin, nieces and nephews. Private services. Donations suggested to the Salvation Army.

Kiyoshi Sakotani, 78, of Wailuku, a retired painter, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Toshiharu, Akira and Hiroshi; and sister Masako. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary.

Teuota Peperita Sepulona, 84, of Waipahu, died Nov. 8 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Tuvalu. She is survived by sons Jimmy and Ielu, daughters Ella and Valasi, brother Albert Sakaio, sister Salau Sakaio and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ierusalema Fou Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Terry Lee Smith, 55, of Haleiwa, died Saturday. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son John, daughters Shirley Smith and Marnie Knickerbocker, and brother Larry. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Anahulu Bridge, next to Surf & Sea Haleiwa Shop, beachfront.

Richard Nobuyuki Wake of Maryland, formerly of Hono-lulu, who served in the U.S. Army, died Oct. 21 in Maryland. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Kayoko; sons Randy and Nicky; daughters Linda Wake Garza and Cindy Nash; mother Reiko; sisters Sadie Seay, Nancy Ishihara and Barbara Martin; brother Edward; three grandsons; and a great-grandson. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wah Hin Wong, 96, of Hono-lulu, died Monday at home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Kim Oi, sons Dr. Eugene G.C. and Thomas G.Y., daughters Ruby Y.Y. Lai and Winifred Y.S. Kovac, and 10 grandchildren. Call: 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. No flowers.

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