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Attorney "Lew" Trask Sterry
Sidney Louis Arakaki, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired physicist for the Joint Astronomy Center, died Jan. 19 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by father Yasuki and brothers Garfield and Carey. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Barbara Hueberta Francisco Carson, 63, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii State Hospital housekeeping supervisor, died Jan. 17 in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles Sr.; daughter Tammy Francisco; sons Clyde Francisco, Charles Jr., David and Robert Francisco-Carson; brothers James "Kimo" Mansfield and Clifford Stien; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Geraldine Mehana Cusumano, 58, of Waianae, a singer, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Adam Fragas, Stephen and Michael; brothers Peter Jr. and James Mottas; sister Marilyn Kaulia; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Koolau Banquet Room, Waikele Golf Course. Aloha attire. Private burial.
Vicente "Inting" Mariano Dumawal, 75, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Eulogia, son William, daughters Nancy Dumawal-Ogawa and Agnes, brother Gervacio, sister Melicia Roxas and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday. Visitation also at 8 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
Vivian Young Ferrerira, 74, of Mililani, a retired Army Air Force exchange services computer data transcriber, died Jan. 18. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James "Kimo"; children Kenneth, Alika, Tim, Debbie Zollar, Gail Ahina, Starnani Tomlinson, and Wendy "Mopsie" Tuivaioge; sisters Evelyn McKee, Marian Puana and Thelma Aana; brother Clarence; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Einar Frimodt Jr., 67, of Harrison, Idaho, a retired Goodfellow Brothers heavy equipment operator, died Thursday. He was born in Leeds, S.D. He is survived by wife Betsy; sons Einar III and Clinton; daughter Regina Thomas; brother David; sisters Joan Huntsman and Barbara Glover; stepsons Dennis Jr., Noel and Dwight Martin; stepdaughters Darilyn Revell and Lisa Haunani-Martin; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Gregorio "Papo" Gonzales, 103, of Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Co. mill hand, died Monday in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, San Nicolos, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Joaquina, son Jose, five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the family residence. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Halawa Catholic Cemetery in Halaula. Casual attire.
Wallace Seichi Higashi, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Servco Pacific Inc. auto sales executive, died Friday. He was born in Kauailoa. He is survived by wife Jennie S., son Herbert I., daughters Susan I. Nishimura and Jill, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Doris Matsuo Koga, 91, of Wahiawa, a retired University of Hawaii Hamilton Library circulation clerk, died Jan. 17. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by son Gerald, daughters Naomi Yoshida and Mona Matsui, brother Ted Matsuo, sister Jean Frizzell, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services held.
Martin Malunao Rasa, 77, of Waipahu, died Jan. 10. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Rosalina, daughters Juanita Rasa-Tumacder and Lenora Rasa, son Clifton, brothers Vincente Anastasio and Herminio, sister Lourdes, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Paul Walter Roberts, 46, of Waipahu, died Wednesday. He is survived by brothers John H. III, Peter A., and Thomas T. Roberts-Kauka; foster parents Ernesto and Marcelina Ordonez; and stepmother Joyce Roberts. Private services pending in Hilo.
Jacqueline "Jackie" Nancy Scullion, 70, of Makakilo, retired from the Kaiser Punawai Clinic, died Jan. 13. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Kevin and Kelly, sister Joan Burgess and a grandchild. Services: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Alice Tsuruko Shimabukuro, 85, of Honolulu, retired proprietor of Shima's Dry Goods, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard and Paul, brothers Thomas and Gary Kobashikawa, and sisters Ellen Teruya and Michie Yamane. Services 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Junichi Shimizu, 91, of Hilo, a retired independent sugar cane grower and custodian at Hilo Intermediate and Hilo High schools, died Jan. 19. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by son Jerri, sister Miyoko Sato and three grandchildren. Private services held. Family requests no flowers or monetary donations.
Cameryn Miyabi Smith, infant daughter of Shawn and Edie Smith, died Tuesday in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Elijah N., paternal grandparents Alex and Billie Smith, maternal grandparents Warren and Yoshiko Shigenaga, and paternal great-grandparents Virgil and Marie Parlie. Services 5:15 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Stanley Joel Souza, 65, of Kaneohe, retired from the federal Department of Soil Conservation, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Emily, son Shane, brother Donald and a grandson. Services 1:15 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
George J. Taylor, 84, of Honolulu, retired from the California State Air Resources Board, died Friday. He is survived by daughter Ruth T. Newell, son Ross, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Holy Nativity Church. Inurnment will be held in Downieville, Calif. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rectors Discretionary Fund, Holy Nativity Church.
Tome Tokunaga, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Jan. 12 in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. Private services held.
Michael Takashi Watanabe, 64, of Mililani Town, a retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard machinist, died Monday. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Miyoko, son Kelvin Livas, daughters Mariann Cazimero and Suzanne Livas, mother Matsu Watanabe, brother Winfred, sister Blanche Tokuda and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
George Y. Yoshioka, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired building inspector, died Jan. 20 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn; son Wayne; sisters Jane Suzui, Alice Inake and Beatrice Sugai; and two grandsons. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
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