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Obituaries
Wednesday, March 6, 2002


Faustino Alejandro Respicio / 1905-2002



Kiyosei Akamine, 68, of Pearl City, a retired accountant for Diamond Head Plumbing, died Feb. 23. He was born in Waiawa. He is survived by wife Sachiko; sons Neal, Todd and Blair; stepson Jack Gately; stepdaughter Susan Matsuoka; sisters Tricksy C. Oshiro, Rose S. Oshiro and Laraine T. Nishiyama; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Miyoshi Akao, 91, of Pahala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Friday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kealakekua. She is survived by husband Junichi, daughter Madge E. Terauchi, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Trinidad Evangelista Arlantico, 94, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Jane Yara and a granddaughter. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Kalihi Union Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Fausto Cabasag, 97, of Wahiawa, a retired supervisor for Kahuku Sugar Plantation Co., died Feb. 24. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Manuel, Vicente and Charles; daughters Dinah Vanwinkle and Trinidad Canencia; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Eleanor Au Chock, 100, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for Kalihi Waena School, died Feb. 24 in Honolulu. She was born in Wailua, Kauai. She is survived by sons Alvin Kealii and Calvin T.S. Chock, sister Grace Bow, brother Henry K.H. Mow and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Mariano Simeon Corpuz, 91, of Honolulu, a retired steward for Tripler Army Medical Center, died Feb. 15 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dominga, son Melvin, daughter Esther Gleason, brothers Donato and Macario and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Jerome Francis Dioguardi, 67, of Pearl City, a retired auditor and business manager, died Thursday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Lan Phuong; daughters Elizabeth Nguyen, and Angelique and Jacqueline Dioguardi; sons John, Thomas and David; brothers Dominick and Bernard; sister Rose Marie Buturla; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Lono Alexander Freitas, 42, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a journeyman plumber, died Feb. 8 in Las Vegas. He was born in Kealakekua. He is survived by mother Carla N.; brothers Willy, Kalani, Michael and Kawika; sisters Kaui, Noe and Kehau Freitas, and Joby Crichton; and grandmother Josephine A. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Honaunau. Call 6-9 p.m. Luncheon: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: noon at the church. Burial: Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Irene Mary Haumea, 81, of Pearl City, formerly of Ewa, died Feb. 21. She was born in Hayward, Calif. She is survived by sons Clayton and Francis, sisters Grace Mago and Theresa Anno, brother Joseph Maria, niece and caregiver Yvonne Nono, 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 10 a.m. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tagae Horiuchi, 90, of Ewa, died last Wednesday. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Eugene "Tamo," Richard, Miles and Steven; daughters Florence Hata and Jane Murayama; sister Molly Yano; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fred Albert Jancewicz, 63, of Hilo, a computer programmer, died Feb. 23 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Bellows Falls, Vt. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery.

Alvin Andre Issac Kihilani Kalima, 43, of Hilo, a professional musician with Alberta & Alvin Kalima, died last Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai parents Fred and Isora Fenzke; brothers Albert "Bebe" Kalima Jr., Glenn Haywood and Andre Kalima; sisters Alberta "Lei" Krueger, Alycia "Ali" Kalima and Margaret "Ke" Puli; and hanai sister Jeanette "Jay" Arias. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 5-9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Haruo Kawamoto, 81, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired television technician for KHVO Western Telastation, died Saturday in Pepeekeo. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by daughters Ella Kawamoto and Diane Nakamura; brother Ernest; sisters Lily Y. Nakagawa, Helen M. Nekoba and Amy Imai; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Honomu Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m.

Shuk Yin Lau Kok, 87, of Honolulu died Thursday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Wing Suet Szeto and Emily Siu, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Mildred Yoshiko Takahashi Lee, 72, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died Friday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lawrence M.; daughters Sandra, Patricia, Anne, Kiki and Diane; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapaa Second Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Burial at a later date.

Nancy "Bun" Ann Lee, 50, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an employee for the Hilton Waikoloa Village housekeeping department, died last Wednesday at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Timothy Fleming; daughters Darrah, Karrah, Casey and Stasey; son Michael-Paul; brothers Henry K. Jr., Lawrence K. and Paul J. Makuakane; and sisters Maria Tailon, Emmaline Hashimoto, Lucy Makuakane, Annabelle "Cha" Galigo and Pammy Dudoit. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Assembly of God Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Jeri Lewis, 91, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu, a piano and organ teacher, died Feb. 26 in the Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by daughter Nancy Walden, son Raymond H., five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church, Kahala.

Ruth Ah Kyun Liu, 88, of Honolulu, died Saturday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Halford, brother Kenneth Ching, sister Bertha Chew, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Glenn Manabu Matsumoto, 89, of Loma Linda, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired carpenter supervisor for the University of Hawaii, died Jan. 22. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Daisy Y., son Chris M., daughter Christine K. Oyadomari, brother Donald K., five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Henry "Butch" Ludwig Menzsa, 58, of Fern Acres, Mountain View, Hawaii, died Feb. 20. Services: 10-11 a.m. Saturday at St. John by the Sea, Kahaluu. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Private scattering of ashes. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Feb. 24.

Yutaka "Y" Miyazaki, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired bookkeeper for Von Hamm Young, died Feb. 26. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Dennis A., daughter Joyce R. Ishikawa, brother Harold, sister Betsey Ono and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hanako Mizutani Nakamichi, 101, of Hilo, formerly of Kauai, a retired personal maid, died Monday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Private services.

Yasuko Nomura, 68, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 24. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Shigeki, sons Jerry and Norman, daughter Joleen, brothers Kazuyoshi and Tatsuro Yoshii, sisters Fusako Iwayama and Hideko Tsujimoto and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leovigildo Edouardo Caccam Patacsil, also known as "Leo" and "Pops," 90, of Aiea, retired director of the electrical engineering division of Navy Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, died last Wednesday in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Richard Sr., Leo Jr. and David; daughter Betty Jane Camarillo; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; three sisters; and one brother. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Community of Christ Church. Call after 3:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Myles Balurio Placido, 90, of Honolulu, a retired journeyman auto technician for the state of Hawaii, died Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fely Ann; daughters Loretta Thomas, Marina Placido, Edwina Placido and Phyllis Taylor; sons Morrison and Michael; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Genevieve Carvalho Rapozo, 68, of Lihue, a waitress, died Sunday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanamaulu. She is survived by husband Albert F.; son Alan R.; daughters Deborah J. Blackford, Nancy M. Rapozo and Betty J. Wong; sisters Mary Pico and Dorothy Medeiros; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call 9-10:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Toru Shigemoto, 93, of Honolulu, a retired employee for Dole Pineapple Cannery, died Sunday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sister Betty Niwa. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Verna Lee Soares, 52, of Mililani, died Thursday. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Rodney; daughters Rhondalee Aquino and Rochelle Soares-Mercado; father Joseph Bicoy; brothers Daryl and Gerald "Steven" Bicoy; sisters Vannesa Revuelto, Desiree "Pixie" O'Brian and Yvonne Arsisto; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cecilia "Mary Cecilia" Alexander Souza, 84, of Wahiawa, an office clerk for Schofield Barracks, died Feb. 19. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband John, daughters Louise Lau and Mary Anne Souza, sons John and Michael, brother Joseph Alexander and five grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

David Ikuo Suzuki, 73, of Hilo, a retired employee for Hilo Products, died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by brothers Henry and Sam. Services: noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Lillie Yuriko Tahira, 86, of Aiea, a retired secretary for Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center, died Feb. 22. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Chloe Hashimoto and Lynette Chan, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Ann Cabral Toth, 92, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired technical assistant II for Queen's Medical Center, died Sunday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John and Andrew, daughters Shirley A. Pillard and Marilyn G. Perreira, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No monetary gifts.

Emilia Callo Usita, 83, of Honolulu, died Feb. 26. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Filipina Constantino, Jovencita Campo, Carmelita Lafradez and Linda Ponce; sisters Francisca Callo and Marcela Batara; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Wake service: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Casual attire. Burial in the Philippines.

Marlena Elizabeth Wills, 49, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired waitress, died Feb. 23 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by son James S. Alexander. Private services.

Inez Elizabeth Woo, 84, of Kaneohe died Monday in Honolulu. She is survived by son Harry Jr., four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.



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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