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Obituaries
Friday, January 4, 2002


Tony Morse / 1915-2001



Buster Fred "Gut" Ahlo, 41, of Waipahu, a captain for the Halawa Correctional Facility, died Dec. 23. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn; son Bronson; daughter Brandi; parents Malcolm and Yvonne; grandfather Fred Wehr; brothers Malcolm Jr., Ernest and Shane Ahlo, and Reggie Opunui; and sister Melvon Pinera. Services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Allan Salvador Aloya, 56, of Honolulu, died Dec. 22. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dylene "Dy"; stepson Terence Fuyumuro; stepdaughter Tiffany Fuyumuro; mother Josephine D.; brother Randy; sisters Joleen Rubio, Georgette "Tote" Wood, Janis Goff and Audrey Higa; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jacinto Nacapuy Antonio, 81, of Waialua, a retired employee for Waialua Sugar Co., died last Friday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Claudia; daughters Diana Toves, Rosita Adams, Estrelita Nichols, Anita Bryant and Josie Suan; sister Francesca Aquino; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Noah Jerry Artrip, 44, of Haleiwa, a protective coatings specialist, died Dec. 24 at home. He was born in South Carolina. He is survived by wife Kia; sons Jason Verity, David Sax and Ricky Clark; daughters Kari Verity, Louise Clark, and Jerin and Coral Artrip; mother Margret; sisters Sherry Ippolito, Elizabeth McIntyre and Nancy Hilpisch; and a granddaughter. Private services.

Eliza Haunani Bowers, 45, of Kaneohe, a loan processor closer for Bank of Hawaii, died Dec. 25. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, son Leland, daughter Kehaulani, brothers Dennis Jr. and John Naauao, and sister Danielle Naauao. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

George Thomas Brown, 56, of Honolulu, a salesman for Sears Roebuck & Co. at Ala Moana Center, died Monday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Suzanne Palacat; brothers Miklos, Patrick and Rock; sister Cheryl Borge; and a grandson. Services: noon Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ruth Linck Carr, 82, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Aloha Care Nursing Center. She was born in Salina, Kan. She is survived by husband Dr. Edward R., daughter Mindy Reeves, son Michael, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services at a later date.

Darling Fowler, 49, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Dec. 3 in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by son Barry Nandher; daughter Buhula Fowler; brothers Liston, Benji, Raino and Overtime Jarkiong; sisters Kiotak, Makillen and Takios Mark; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Thomas Chong "Goosey" Goo, 71, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella L.H.; sons Jeffrey K.K. and Jerald K.W.; daughters Jeri Ann Kiyabu and Julie Ann Siazon; brothers Ernest and Gilbert; sisters Amee Loui, Ada Morneau and Beverly Min; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Davilyn "Mop" Mapuana Torres Mercado Kamali, 49, of Hilo, a counter worker, server and dishwasher for Ryan's, New China and Kow's restaurants, died last Friday at home. She is also survived by brother Kealoha Mario Mercado Keliiwaiwaiole. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Amy Emiko Kaneda, 77, of Honolulu, owner of Kanai Tofu Factory, died Sunday in Maunalani Nursing Center. She is survived by husband Richard K.; sons Richard A. and Mark M.; daughter Regina Yamabe; brothers Clarence, Motoo, George K., Robert M. and Paul R. Matsuda; sisters Betty Shimabukuro and Ellen Lau; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 6 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bumpei Fred Kitabayashi, 80, of Pearl City, a welder for Ameron HC&D, died Dec. 21. He was born in Koolau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Junice; sons David, Gary and Jon; daughter Nona Ann Wert; sisters Elaine Ito and Evelyn Findlay; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Elizabeth Ayako Kobayashi, 84, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress for Lola of Hawaii Garment Factory, died Wednesday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Ronald and Kelvin; daughters Jean Yamane, Harriet Bingaman and Susan Chingon; brothers Clarence, Nobu and Francis Taomoto; sisters Edna Hong, Eleanor Hara and Lucy Kitayama; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Kenneth Mitsuo Komoda, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired shipping clerk for Sears Roebuck & Co., died last Friday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Lillian S., daughter Mavis S. Hirata, brother Walter and a granddaughter. Private services.

Pui Lan Chang Lau, 98, of Honolulu, chairman emeritus of Lau & Lau Properties Inc., died Dec. 17 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Merton, Dr. Timothy and Lester; daughter Dr. Lavay; sister Amy Wong; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Sacred Hearts Academy. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Wednesday.

Keith William Lewis, 68, of Kailua-Kona, a charter boat captain, died Dec. 25 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son Michael, daughters Cyndee Hudson and Debbie Wright, brother Kenneth and eight grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Honokahou Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow. Celebration of life at the horseshoe pits behind the tennis courts at the old airport. Casual attire. No flowers. Loose petals welcome.

Peter-James Kuenman Loo, 45, of Mililani, a library technician for the Sergeant Yano Library, died Dec. 26. He is survived by wife Michele, daughters Colleen and Rachel, parents Edmund and June, and sister Maryanne Wong. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sadayo "Chiyo" Yamashiro Maeda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired delicatessen cook, died Dec. 26 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Thomas and David, brother Richard "Maui" Yamashiro, sisters Dorothy Yogi and Judy Toyota, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Katherine Kamakehukai Mailolo, 74, of Kapahulu, a retiree of the Ilikai Hotel, died Dec. 24 in Honolulu. She is also survived by hanai children Edith Mar and John Kahalewale. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Elizabeth "Toni" Malabey, 56, of Honolulu, a food service driver for Aina Haina Elementary School, died Dec. 9 in Ewa Beach. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Robert Maldonado, 72, of Waipahu, died Dec. 25. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Katherine Yamamoto and Glynis Lewis; sons Colbert, Robert and Jobert; and grandchildren. Private services.

Edward Yoshito "Eddie" Ogata, 78, of Honolulu, a retired refrigerator mechanic for Meadow Gold, died Dec. 22. He was also a veteran of World War II, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, "K" Company. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patsy H.; daughter Carol Ogata Higashi; brothers Arthur T., Paul K. and Raymond M.; sister Jane S. Tom; and two grandsons. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clara Shimako Goshi Okami, 84, of Honolulu, a retired sales auditor for J.C. Penney at Ala Moana Center and Hartfields, died Dec. 26 at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Betty A. Hironaka and Janice F., brothers Roy and Raymond Goshi, sisters Hatsue Goshi and Evelyn Sakai, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mary Santiago Perry, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died Dec. 25 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Frances Perez and Dorothy Matias, five grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at the Family Christian Center, 168 Holomua St., Hilo. Call 6-9 p.m. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank Phillips Jr., 72, of Kaneohe, a retired groundsman for Hawaiian Memorial Park, died Dec. 24 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Irmalee and sisters Rose Frost and Irene Jardine. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: noon Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anna Siueli Pooi, 73, of Makawao, Maui, a missionary for the Free Church of Tonga, died yesterday at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband the Rev. Siosiva, sons Sione M. and Tevita K., daughters Alisi Hinds and Kalaneti Tetley, and nine grandchildren. Wake: 6 p.m. Friday to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Free Church of Tonga, 1120 Aala Place, Makawao. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Robert K. Richardson, 75, of Honolulu, a former state District Court judge, died Dec. 17 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen Shim; children Patrick, John and Mahealani; brother former Chief Justice William S. Richardson; sisters Amy R. Kahoiwai, Grace R. Wong and Pearl R. Nishimura; and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Call 5:30-8:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shiro Sakata, 73, of Holualoa, Kona, a retired chief agent for Hawaiian Airlines, died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born in Holualoa. He is survived by wife Sayoko; son Robert; daughters Carol Mae Chun and Clare; brothers Tsugio, Naoki and Hideo; and sisters Fumiko Sakaguchi and Yoshiko Hama-guchi. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William F. Scherer, 62, of Honolulu, a professor at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, died Tuesday in Straub Medical Center. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Ulrike, daughter Hilary, parents Alfred and Louise, and sisters Annette Gilbert and Barbara Henderson. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m.

Elmyra "Myra" Doreen Thomas, 69, of Kapolei, a retired employee for Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., died Dec. 27. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Paul, Wayne and Glenn; daughters Janice Anderson, Elizabeth Berg and Doreen Thomas; sister Lorraine Sharsh; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Patsy Pat Setsuyo Wauke, 66, of Honolulu, a retired adult supervisor for Maemae Elementary, died Dec. 21. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Ethel Utoyo Kawakami; brothers Ronald K., Calvin T., Warren I. and Carl K. Kawa-kami; and sisters Diane T. and Jo-Ann N. Kawakami. Private services.

Guo Lun Xu, 62, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Zhao Yan Chen; sons Derek Jian Ming Chee and Jian Bin Xu; daughter Yong Xia Xu Lee; brothers Guo Chao, Guo Xian and Guo Hui; and three grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Takayuki Yamane, 83, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and general foreman, died Dec. 25 in Straub Medical Center. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hanayo, daughters Sharon Nakamura and Ellen, sister Nakayo Hayashida and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Barbara Tokie Yonamine, 80, of Honolulu, died Dec. 24 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence "Larry" and Herbert "Herb"; brothers Masao, Sachio and Yoshio Koyada; sisters Margaret Tanabe and Florence Oh; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Frederick Kwock Ung Young, 64, of Newark, Calif., died Tuesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kazuko, daughter Karen, mother Ruth, brothers Gerald and Everett, and sister Lethia-Mae Lee. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head 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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