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Obituaries
Monday, January 7, 2002


Ellen Joan Malone / 1915-2002
Caroline Wilson Tollefson / 1953-2002



Carolyn Ai Lun Ewalani Akiu, 58, of Wailuku, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana. She is survived by husband Daniel K. Jr.; children Lori Ann Akiona, EmmaJean Cornelio, Danielle "Dani" Akiu, Darlene "Dolly" Alizna and Darcy Akiu; parents James and Emmaline Akiona; brothers Norman, Allen and James "Boy" Akiona; sisters Evelyn "Darling" Yamada and Winona "Honey" Enesa; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Paz Villanueva Alabanza, 77, of Kaneohe, owner of Alabanza Meat Storage, died Saturday at home. She is survived by sons Onofre Jr. and Perry; daughters Cynthia Montes, Lani Chan, Jenin Delos Reyes, Leah Brown, Katrina "Toosie" Alabanza and Carol Alabanza; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 7 p.m. Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Lucia "Lucy" Antoque, 69, of Pearl City, a retired senior lab aide for Kaiser Medical Center, died Wednesday. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Marine "Marino"; sons Marine "Jay" Jr. and Danny, and Dalmacio "Dal" Alesna; daughters Doreen Jensen and Donna Gonsalves; brother Dalmacio Alesna; sister Loretta Alesna; 17 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Committal service: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Eti Atonio, 82, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher in Samoa, died Dec. 31 at home. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Faletasi; sons Ifo, Nomeneta, Atonio, Bert, Tony and Aliitaeao; daughters Sinta Aukusitino, Eloisa Moenoa, Evelyn Atonio, Toeleiu Vivao and Sitina Atonio; brother Muliaga Teo; sisters Sieni Fano, Oka Molioo, Segila John and Iva Tataio; and 36 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Georgie-Ann Mililani Chong Bohn, 46, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died Dec. 28. She is survived by husband Berthold; mother Angeline Chong; sister Gracie-Ann Perez; and brothers Edmond, Kaleoaloha and Ellis V. Chong, and Wallace Grace. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aliamanu Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Binita "Bining" Tihada Busano, 77, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 19. She was born in Waiakea, Hilo. She is survived by sons Danilo and Arnold; daughters Angela Tuba, Josefa Garcia and Alicia Asis; sister Josephine Pabo; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Wake service: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Juanita Balino Cachola, 76, of Honolulu, a retired operating room attendant for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died Dec. 20 in Leeward Integrated Health Service. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Franklin Corpuz and Jonathan; daughters Ludevinda Abad, Brenda Epstein and Quenna Keohokapu; stepson Eugene; stepdaughters Yolanda Bautista and Zenaida Oshiro; brothers Henry, Johnny and Joseph Castillo; sisters Rosaline Wolfe, Margaret Mildrum, Leonora Balino, Hope Martin and Frisca Matthey; 23 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Grace Young Calleon, 82, of Pearl City, a retired claims examiner for the Supply Center at Pearl Harbor, died Thursday in Pearl City. She was born in Mokuleia. She is survived by husband John, sons Francis and Frederick, daughter Natlynn Cunningham, sister Eunice Gee, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cordelia "Honey" L. Castle, 85, of Kailua, retired owner of Honey's Beauty Salon, Hawaii Kai, died Sunday at home. She was born in Mahnomen, Minn. She is survived by daughter Candace "Candy" Bryant, sons Thomas and Patrick Bement, brother James Starkey, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sumie Hayashi Chibana, 78, of Honolulu, a retired store manager for Lanai Sportswear, died Wednesday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Howard, daughter Kathleen Long, brother Nobuo Hayashi and a granddaughter. Services: 4 p.m. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Aurelio B. Danao, 88, of Honolulu, a retired delivery driver for Edward R. Bacon Co., died Dec. 22 in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by wife Genoveva; sons Abraham, Reuben, Rogelio, Owen, Dionicio and Marcos, and Edwin Pajela; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Jennie V. Gibson, 103, of Honolulu, died Dec. 27 in Honolulu. She was born in Atlanta. She is survived by son Louis B. Race Jr., seven grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Irene Kawehionapua Gray, 60, of Tigard, Ore., formerly of Maui, a certified nurse's aid, died Thursday at home. She was born in Makawao. She is survived by companion Langdon Fullmer, son Allen Gray, daughter Rosella Bailey, brothers Mitchell and Markam Kaio, sister Nancy Alpis and three grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Tsuyako "Chako" Hashimoto, 74, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Jenkichi "Richard"; son Jay; daughter Joyce Yoshimura; brothers Edward, Thomas, Kenneth and Wallace Shindo; sisters Hatsuko Watanabe, Shizue Nakamura, Harumi Kawamoto and Fujie Ushijima; and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Jewell Loretta Killian, 84, died Friday. She was born in Mountain Park, Okla. She is survived by husband Sherman R., son Sherman Jr., sister Eloise Anderson, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Committal service: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masayo Kobayashi, 81, of Kailua, died Sunday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waipouli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Gary, Warren and Ronald; daughter Pamela K. Morikawa; brothers Roy, Hideo and Masami Kawada, and Charles Fujimoto; sisters Setsue "Sue" Thompson, Sumie Yamauchi and Setsumi Kato; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Kuai Leong Lam, 94, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Yuqing; sons Hin Ming, Hon Kuan and Chak Keong; daughters Kit Chan, Karen Ieng and Kit Ieng; 24 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Agapito Ancheta Mandac, 96, of Waipahu, died Dec. 26. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maura; son Emerson Mateo; daughters Carolyn Mateo, Erline Saniatan, Michelle Mandac and Florence Panida; brother Hermingildo; and eight grandchildren. Wake service: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Debra Lynn Haunani Won Milho, 31, of Kailua, died Dec. 26 in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Micah A.L., Makoa A.L., Makana A.L. and Mahina A.L.; mother Leonora Won; brothers Stacey John Forges and Kerry L. Won; and sister Jeanine A.K. Won Nichols. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Call after 10:45 a.m. Graveside services: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

Mary Cheryl Newcomb, 57, of Pahala, Hawaii, a medical air hostess, died Dec. 28 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Albuquerque, N.M. She is survived by father Charles Martinelli, mother Geraldine Owens and sister Patricia Martinelli. Private services.

Yaeko Paul, 87, of Waianae, a homemaker, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Louis T., daughters Ellen T. Arakaki and Lois J. Parker, brother Takeshi "Anthony" Miyose, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edwin William Perrott IV, 42, of Kihei, Maui, a salesman for Nevada Bob's Golf, died last Tuesday at home. He was born in Denver. He is survived by father Edwin W. III and stepmother Virginia. Scattering and services: 10 a.m. Friday at Poiipu Beach (Chang's Beach). Gathering: noon at Margarita's Cantina. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to the Maui Humane Society.

Kulia-Naomi Souza, 17, of Wailuku, a senior at Baldwin High School, will be remembered in services 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome. She died last Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center following an automobile accident. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by parents Douglas and J. Kawila Souza, sisters Leiana Rodrigues and Leinoe, grandparents Joseph and Naomi, and great-grandmothers Cecilia Davis and Margaret.

Rochelle "Rocky" M.K. Tokuhara, 43, of Aiea, died Saturday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Thomas and June, brother Thomas M.K. and sister Deborah "Poopsie." Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Sally Shigeko Uehara, 83, of Waipahu, a retired manager and buyer for Ritz Department Store, died Dec. 30 at home. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by son Marvin H., daughter Marsha N. Allgeier, brother Bob Miyamoto and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Melvin Urbanozo Sr., 51, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a former electrical salesman for Geo' Co. Inc., died Saturday at home. He was born in Laupahoehoe. He is survived by son Melvin Jr., daughter Mellyn, brother Kenneth, sisters Anita Urbanozo-DeMotta and Nancy, and a grandson. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call 8-9:30 a.m. Burial: St. Anthony Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Brad Hoku Nohea Villamor, 22, of Mililani, will be remembered in services 7 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. He died last Tuesday following a motorcycle accident. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Curtis and Renee, brothers Bronson and Blake, and grandparents Roy and Eleanor.

Irene Sanae Wong, 64, of Kaneohe, a former office clerk for Ann Pearl Nursing Facility, died Saturday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert Y.C., sons Kerstan J. and Korwin Y., brother Kenneth T. Yamamoto and sister Judy Ideta. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal service: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Jane Lin Tai Wong, 65, of Waimalu, a retired employee for First Insurance Co., died Dec. 22. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Ramona Quintano; hanai brothers Eugene, Harvey, Timmy and Alan Leong; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal service: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. 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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