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Obituaries
Sunday, December 2, 2001


Stanley Roger Alapa, 70, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired realtor, died Thursday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Shirley; daughters Laura "Ka'aiohelo" Alapa-Esterbrook, Sandra "Luana" Alapa-Hee, and Lana "Kauiopuna"; brothers Walter and Raymond Schoenke; sisters Edith Tuia, Lani Schoenke-Boyd and Marilyn Schoenke; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery Chapel and 2 p.m. Wednesday at his residence at 69-K Farrington Avenue, Hoolehua, Molokai. Call after 6 p.m. tomorrow and after 1 p.m. Wednesday. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hoolehua Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

David "Sonny" Herbert Eberly, 76, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor marine machinist, died Thursday in Kailua. He is survived by daughter Sharon "Leinaala" Guerra; stepson Samuel "Sam" White; stepdaughters Daphne Mroz, Sharon White, Sandra Streit and Samantha White; mother Florence; brothers John, Dewey and Clifford; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Mary Park Francis, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Sky Chef food service worker, died Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sybil Bush, Yvonne Kemble, Patricia Cox and Maryann Padilla; brother Edward Park; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call between 4 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Cristobal Trias Honrada, 75, of Pearl City, died Wednesday. He was born in Cavite City, Philippines. He is survived by his wife; son Cris Jr.; daughters Elizabeth Guttierez, Hazel Valera and Cristy Lagpacan; sisters Teofila Estrellado and Feliza Honrada, Emilia Garganta and Emiliana Santos; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial at a later date in the Philippines.

Thomas Masaichi Inouye, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor carpenter, died yesterday at Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was also a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Nathan A.; daughters Blanche Y. Uyema and Elaine S. Nakahashi; brothers Harry F., Richard Toshio, and Harold Masaru Inouye; sisters Haruko Nomura, Florence Hatsumi Kurihara and Louise Yaeno Kinoshita; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

David K. "Daddy" Kauweloa, 77, of Nanakuli, a retired state truck driver, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol Mae "Lani"; sons David "Boy", Joseph, Frank, Jeffrey and Sean; daughters Alice Cayetano, Ellareen "Hauoli", Sarah Valdez, Melody, Bonnie Fragas, Kathy Brown, and Rochelle; 36 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Vineyard Chapels. Call after 4 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Henry Nobuaki "Kit" Kitamura, 71, of Honolulu, a former attorney and partner of Shim, Tam, Kirimitsu, Kitamura and Chang, died Nov. 23. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence; son Ken; daughters Fran Fong, Sandra Murakami and Ivy; sister Jeanette Inouye; and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hope Chapel Kaneohe. Call after 5 p.m.

Mitsuno Kobayashi, 86, of Ookala, Hawaii, a housewife, died Nov. 11 at the Garden Grove Care Home in Garden Grove, Calif. She was born in Kaiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Sadao; sons Albert, Harlan and Keith; daughters Karen Morikawa, Patricia Motoda and Linda; sisters Misao Watanabe, Itsuyo Higaki, Shizuko Tanaka and Sadami Hamamoto; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shigeomi Kubota, 86, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Kauai county councilman, died Thursday at home. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Bernice; sons Brian and Burt; daughters Adele Stevens, Louella Rita and Sue; brothers Dr. Scott and Herbert; sister Edna Imaoka; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Koloa Missionary Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the Lawai Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Heidi Lynn Kuiper, 43, of Lahaina, a Hyatt Regency Hotel food server, died Thursday in the Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lancaster, Pa. She is survived by husband Alan D., son Jacob Hans, parents Hans and Evelyn Bergmann, and sister Tina Tiburzi. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lahaina Baptist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Harry Manning Leialoha Sr., 77, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Dept. of Public Works equipment operator, died Friday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kahoolulu; son Kimo; daughters Eva Yamabe, Kuulei Wilton, Miriam Hernandez, Janice Maldonado, Lorene Hough and Evonne Kaloi; brothers Christian and Joseph; sisters Isabel Akau, Esther Aki, Evon Howard-Lee, Kathryn Seay and Pauline Freeman; 25 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Sarah Sun Ok Magnani, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Woolworth department store waitress, died Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James Akeo and Richard, daughter Patricia Ricolta, brother Chong-Mon Kim, sister Lily Ome, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Vincent Edward Neal, 81, of Honolulu, a retired construction engineer, died Tuesday. He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He is survived by daughter Moon S. Song, brother Thomas, sisters Regina Pettit and Cecilia Robinson, and companion Wenonah Kamakawiwoole. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Kaheka Street. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Donations suggested to the Out-Reach program at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Aloha attire.

Mary Gracioza Perez, 78, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 21. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Francisco "Frank"; sons Benjamin "Ben" Balios, Alfred "Fred", Jose, Phillip, and Daniel "Danny" Tabion and Michael; daughters Gloria Kuriyama, Eleanor "Ellie" Machnicki, Evangeline "Vangie" Galisa, Darlene Moran and Shirley Kaya; sisters Mae Mills, Concepcion Galapon and Loretta Dela Cruz; and numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sophie Flazer Rivera, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Darlene Silva, hanai son Howard Flazer, hanai daughter Marilyn Phillips, two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Rebecca "Becky" Glipa Suga, 77, of Ewa Beach, died Monday. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Gwen Ramiscal and Joyce Gabato; brothers Abendnigo "Tiger", Abeud "Steph", and Inium Glipa; sisters Anna Achuela, Ina Glipa and Ini Moran; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hanako Tomasu, 89, of Kaaawa, died Thursday at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughter Gail Tanimura, sisters Tokiko Funasaki and Sumie "Ruth" Sato, and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Constantino "C" "Tante" C. Zapata, 97, of Waipahu, a retired Waimano Training Center and Hospital nurse, died Monday. He was born in Abra Lagayan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leocadia, sister Marie Coleman, seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.



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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