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Sunday, December 23, 2001


Anita "Bianing" Gamayo Africa, 67, of Waipahu, retired from Larry Jefts Farm, died Dec. 15. She was born in Bato, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Valentin; sons Edward Gamayo and Delfin; daughters Rosalina Rillon, Sianing Espejo, Fely and Dominga Ramos, Emelda Martin and Marilyn; sister Sigundina Batara; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Nicasio "Nick" Verzosa Alvarez, 93, of Waipahu, died Dec. 11. He was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Alexandria "Alice" "Alex"; daughters Carol Ann Pecpec, Sharon and Andrea-Jan Alvarez; and five grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lawrence Kwock Yuen Au, 75, of Mililani, a retired Paul Revere Insurance Co. brokerage manager, died Dec. 7 in Wahiawa. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lydia; daughter Lynda Lui-Kwan; brothers Allen, Gilbert and Stanford; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rosalino "Rudy" Sanut Ballesteros, 71, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor crane operator, died Dec. 20 in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by children Donna and Wyatt, Norma Nakasono, Rosalino Jr. and Gary; brothers Benjamin S. and Marino S.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary east chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Louis Suen Loy Ching Sr., 57, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a Kona Community Hospital emergency medical technician and cruise director for Captain Beans Cruises, died Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dianna R.; son Louis Jr.; stepson Leroy Santos; daughter TeriBeth M.; stepdaughters Laurie Kepaa and Bernadette Santos; brothers Philip S.T., Francis S.H. and Bernard S.C.; sisters Theresa N.J. Nakamoto and Elizabeth T.J. Oshiro; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Alii Drive. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hilda F. Kuloloia Chun Fook, 83, of Kaneohe, a Pali Palms Hotel employee, died Wednesday in Pearl City. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons William, Frank and Douglas Kuloloia; daughters Leona Tagupa, Ella Umiamaka; brother Frank Fernandez; sisters Mary Rocha and Maggie Cooke; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Edward "Eddie" Tadashi Fukamizu, 58, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, owner and marketing consultant for Marketing Consultants Hawaii, died Dec. 15 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by business partner Margaret George. Private services.

Florendo "Sonny" Guillermo, 65, of Aiea, died Dec. 16 in the Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by brothers Val, Frank, Carlos Jr., Kelly and Wilfred Butai; and sisters Rose Orita and Soledad Olarti. Private services will be held.

Ephraim Kapulani Hanohano "Uncle Buddy" "Uncle Hano", 71, a helper at Glover Co., Ltd. and owner of Hano Land Clearing and Papaya Farm, died Tuesday at North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Felisa B., sister Valentina Elliazer, hanai sisters Harriet Daog and Becky Takeya, hanai brothers John and Robert Makuakane, and five hanai grandsons. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Call after 5 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Nobuko Hirai, 75, of Honolulu, retired from C.R. Newton Co., died Dec. 11. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son George; daughter Lorna Katayama; brothers Tadaso, Toshiaki and Albert Tsuda; sisters Chiyoko Chong and Misuko Dickerson; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Oahu Cemetery.

Seiki Itoman, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Del Monte Corp. warehouse supervisor, died Dec. 18. He was born in Okinawa. He is survived by daughters Barbara Gambrill and Babes Itoman; sons Robert, Jeffrey and Douglas; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cody-Jo Kalawe Kailiehu, 18, of Makawao, Maui, a part-time student at Maui Community College and a Kmart receiving clerk, died Thursday. He is survived by parents Joseph and Greta; brothers Adam and Torrey; and grandparents Alfred Sr., and Henry and Eloise Williams. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Makawao Cemetery. Casual attire.

Ermilinda Sansano Lata, 54, of Ewa Beach, an Easter Seals Hawaii employee, died Dec. 13. She was born in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by husband Bienvenido "Benco"; sons Bernard and Jerrold; mother Feliza Sansano; brothers Alberto and Andres; and sisters Billy Oreal, Cecilia Orprecio, Veronica Zafra and Jovita Danganan. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Manuel Lutao, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou High School security guard, died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Domingo, Salvador, Mansueto, Cornilio Jr., Leo, Joseph and Ferindo; sisters Conchita Lapez, Patricia Carriada and Zeny Candari; and stepmother Lucaia. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Annette "Nettie" Manaole-Naiwi, 64, of Waianae, a retired adult supervisor for Nanakuli Elementary School, died Dec. 11. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lincoln; daughters Raynette Mole and Ilima Kupau; sisters Beatrice Oshiro, Joan Souza and Wilma Ward; brother Peter Namahoe; and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Warren Tadashi Mori, 58, of Pearl City, a retired Sears/Homelife salesman, died Dec. 15. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Kay; sons Kevin, Ryan and Darren; and a grandson. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gilbert "Panduce" Perreira Sr., 80, of Mililani, a retired Okazaki and Sugai construction worker, died Wednesday in Mililani. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by children Linda "Niki," Gilbert Jr., Robert and Jeffrey Perreira; sister Hilda Medeiros; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private burial at a later date. Aloha attire.

Olotele Justin Vaolo, 21, of Kihei, an Alexanders Fish and Chips cook, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jenny; parents Olotele and Eleni; sons Pita Jr. Olotele and Temoteo Tupapa; sisters Helen Felise, Leiloa and Chantel; brothers Alvin and Junior Logotala; and grandmothers Leiloa Samatua and Fetalaiga Lauti. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary and noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Thursday and after 11 a.m. Friday. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Etheldreda "Ethel" Virtudes, 69, of Aiea, died Dec. 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clement Sr., son Clement Jr., daughters Victoria Buendia and Linda, sisters Patricia Barrionuebo and Annette "Midgie" Camacho, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Masaru Yayoshi, 84, of Kahului, a retired HC & S electrician, died Tuesday at Hale Makua in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Haruo "Rudy," Suemi and Tetsuo; and sister Janet. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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