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Obituaries
Sunday, January 13, 2002


Alan Charles Ackley, 55, of Waipahu, died Jan. 5 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by mother Helen R. and brothers Elmer J. Jr., David L., Stephen K. and Brian K. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Pauline Burns Adler, 91, of Honolulu, died Friday in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Davis E., son Jay B., daughter Ann Aitken, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Private inurnment.

Masanobu Arakawa, 79, of Waianae, a retired poultry farmer, died Jan. 3. He was born in Makulelau, Molokai. He is survived by wife Tamiko; son Richard; daughters Lynn Hiromoto and Faith Arakawa; brothers Nobu, Yoshi, Robert and James; and two grandsons. Private services held.

Randolph "Randy" Louis Cabiles, 45, of Wailuku, a Lower Main Auto body repairman, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Adolfo, mother Pacita Madolora and brothers Adolfo Jim, Derrick, Daniel and Andres. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Jonathan Wayne Caneda, 48, of Georgia, a marketing executive, died Jan. 2 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Bridgette Lott and Chante Borseth, sons Jonathan and Leslie, mother Epifania L., brothers Frank Jr. and Brian, sisters Stephanie Moseley and Cynthia McBride and three grandchildren. Services held at Poteet Funeral Home in Augusta, Ga.

Mew Ung Au Chun, 100, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26 in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Francis and Henry; daughters Marilyn Lum, Gwendolyn Yuen, Gloria Oda and Dorothy Chinen; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial to follow at Manoa Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Helen Rosemary Clarkin, 95, of Oakwood Park, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada, formerly of Honolulu, died Dec. 29 in Ontario. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by sons Dr. John and Robert, daughter Valorie Scatcherd, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Catholic service: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Flora Ka'ili Elia, 83, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a homemaker, died Thursday in Aiea. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by son L. Kaleo Elia; brothers Alexander, Cyrus, Harold, Henry and Milton Keanini; sisters Camille Case, Ella Banks, Hannah Davis and Winifred Miley; and two granddaughters. Services: Saturday morning at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kaunakakai, Molokai. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Rosemary Foote, 77, of Ho-nolulu, died Friday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by husband Robert W.; sons Bill, Bob, Jim and Tom; daughters Kathleen Dubbs and Jeanne-Marie Pate; sister Peg Michalak; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Honolulu Elks Lodge. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association.

Anthony Neves "Tony" Gora Jr., 62, of Sacramento, Calif., mayor of the city of Galt, Calif., and self-employed at Gora Real Estate in Galt, Calif., died Tuesday at home. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Thelma Lopes. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Aiko Hirai, 88, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died Jan. 4 in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Sakai; daughter Merle E. Tagami; brother David Komori; sisters Martha Yasue, Mary Setlak and Viola Imai; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services held.

Harumi Hirata, 77, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps Base Hawaii auto mechanic, died Jan. 2 in Kailua. He was also a World War II veteran with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company I. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Mafalda "Tracy"; sons Ronald and Sebastian; daughter Kyri; brothers Soichi, Yoshimi, Susumu, Masanobu and Katsumi; sister Margaret Nakamura; and two grandchildren. Private services held.

Yuhiro "Tommy" Iwasaki, 59, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1. He was born in Tokyo, Japan. He is survived by wife Carol, sons Mark and Carl, mother Aiko Iwasaki and sisters Keiko Hiraga and Eriko Omata. Private services held.

Charles "Chuck" Earl Joines, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base sheet metal mechanic, died Jan. 5. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by wife Mele, son Walter C., daughter Debbie Kaahanui, sister Connie Riechman, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8:30 a.m. Friday. Casual attire. Burial at 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Winifred Nalanialoha "Mrs. K." "Aunty Nani" Keopuhiwa, 70, of Nanakuli, a retired Nanaikapono Elementary School Hawaiian Language and Arts instructor, died Dec. 20 in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph P. Jr.; daughter Madeline Ackerman; sons Pililua, Joseph P. III, Samuel, David, Ruben and Peter Keopuhiwa and Harold Hirakawa; hanai sons William Sellers and Leslie Awana; sisters Mary Ha'o and Frances Aldrich; 38 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at "Depo's" Beach Park in Nanakuli at Farrington Highway and Haleakala Avenue. Call after 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers suggested.

Chanice Kuumaikeaulanie-kealohapumehana Manago, infant daughter of Chasity and Thomas "T.J." J.K. Manago, died Dec. 27. She was born in Wahiawa. She is also survived by brother Thomas "T.J. Boy" J.K. Jr.; grandparents Inocencio Melendres, Carydee Banks, Thomas J. Manago Jr. and Charleen Manago; step-grandmother Florence Melendres; step-grandfather Michelle Banks; and great-grandparents Consuelo and Pepito Yagyagan, Marcela Yadao, Ben and Oltiana Melendrez, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Manago Sr. and Douglas N. Gilman. Private services held.

Robert A. McClain, 80, of Honolulu, a World War II veteran, died Jan. 8 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Lan and stepsons Morris Ngyuen and Hong T. Huynh. Call after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples.

Gordon "Mac" McIntosh, 85, of Hilo, a retired Honolulu Iron Works welder, died Jan. 5 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hamilton, New Zealand. He is survived by son Gordon G., daughter Arlene Kaaumoana, brother Ronald, sister Phyllis Ambs, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services held.

Paul Takemi "Naga" Nagamine, 64, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrical inspector, died Tuesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Ellen C.; son Darren T.; daughter Danielle M. McCowen; brothers Fred S., Seikichi, Richard S., Stanley Y. and James S.; and sisters Masae Goya, Ethel H. Oshiro and Joyce M. Shimabukuro. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shizuo "Spider" Nogami, 80, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Company welder, died Jan. 5 in Hilo. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Calvin and sister Fumie. Private services held.

Megumi Ogasawara, 94, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Lagoon Center and Hilo Hawaiian Hotel landscaper, died Friday in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hisayo; sons Norie, Paul and Howard; daughter Janet Akemoto; brothers Mamoru and Takanori; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kelii O'Sullivan, 20, of Ho-nolulu, a graduate of Punahou High School class of 2000, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Peter O'Sullivan; mother Amy Kaleikini; brothers Nainoa, Michael and Nathan; sisters Mapuana, Haunani, Kealaonapua; paternal grandmother Harriet; and maternal grandparents Joseph and Miyoko Kalekini. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Thurston Chapel at Punahou School. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Hubert "Sam" Simpson Jr., 78, of Kailua, a City and County budget analyst, died Dec. 21 in Castle Medical Center. He was also a retired U.S. Air Force veteran. He was born in Connecticut. He is survived by wife Leona; daughter Ayse Kehler; and two grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Tateo Takahashi, 77, of Mililani, a retired Crown Pacific operation manager, died Jan. 4 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Amy K.; brother Robert; and sisters Yoshiko Kimura, Haruko Tanaka and Sumiko Hamamura. Private services held.

Eligio Yadao Tinaza, 38, of Hilo, an Agriservices laborer, died Dec. 13 in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pugos, Cabugao, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Flavia; daughter Michelle; son Michael; sisters Lolita Valderama, Merlinda Sy, Yolanda Asunio, Lydia Baclig, Luz Vicente and Lilia Fernandez; brother Rolando; and mother Lucrecia. Wake: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kieu Phung Tran, 92, of Ho-nolulu, died Jan. 2 in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Linh, Galton and Wilson Tang; daughters Hue Nghe and Hue Te Tang and Anna Truong; 46 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Frank Trevor Jr., 72, of Kaneohe, a retired computer systems analyst, died Monday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Margaret "Peggy"; children Suzan Beam, Scott and Wayne; and four grandchildren. Private services held.

Gertrudis "Odis" "Nana" E. Vigilla, 78, of Pukalani, Maui, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lingsat, Currimao, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Normalita "Lita" V. Agapay and a granddaughter. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.



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