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Obituaries
Saturday, May 18, 2002


Theresa Pukaua Ah-Nee, 76, of Mililani, a lay ministry volunteer, died Wednesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James, sons Joseph Akai and Boniface and Damien Ah-Nee, daughters Josephine Lee and Johanna and Elizabeth Ah-Nee, sister Joan Lindsey, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Maria Caridad Ballesteros, 65, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a kitchen helper at Burger King, died Sunday at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Melinda Loniza; son Marlon; mother Ana Molina; brothers Marino and Arnulfo Molina; sisters Cresencia Batin, Esther Juan and Mercedes Cardenas; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Raphael's Church in Koloa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire.

Harry F.Y. Chang, of Waimanalo, a retired employee for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 72 Rigger, died last Saturday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hannah, brother Walter and sisters Odelean Kaikana, Bridget Caster and Josephine Loo. Services: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Ward. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at same church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

William Toshio Furumori, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Ameron/Honolulu concrete and drain parts room controller, died Monday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred M., daughter Iris S. Kovach, son Lloyd Y., sisters Natsuko Takeshita and Martha Inouye, brothers Alec M. and Masaru, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Louis August Gomes, 58, of Nanakuli, died May 9. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Bernice; daughters Renee Nauka, Robyn Perreira and Cherity Gomes; sons Scot, Ryan and Ray; brothers John, David, Patrick, Domingo, Anthony and Michael; sister Michiko Self; and five grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Funeral services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at same chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Winifred Mieko Honda, 77, of Wailuku, an employee of Cupie's Drive Inn, died Thursday in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Shigemi; daughter Vicki Shinsato; brothers Shigeo, Kunio, Edward and Jerry Ogawa; and one grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Urn burial: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Memorial Park.

Hila E. Howard, 80, of Makaha, a homemaker and former registered nurse, died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in Bloomington, Ill. She is survived by husband Louis; son John; daughter Hila A. Hil; brothers Jack, Warren and James LaBounty; and sisters Helen Johnston, Eloise Muhl and Wynona Gillett. Private services.

Tai Moi Chun Lee, 97, of Honolulu, died Friday at home. She was born in China. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Incorrect information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published Thursday. Services: 9 a.m. next Saturday. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Cherilyn H. Luke, 50, of Pukalani, Maui, a registered nurse and owner/operator of a medical case management company, died May 6 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Harry K.P. and Eleanor F., son Jason R. Egloff, daughter Ellecia L. Egloff and brothers Harrison F., Elliot and Garry. Services: 9 a.m. next Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Donald "Don" Joseph Raven, 82, of Honolulu, a retired librarian with the state of Hawaii and also a past Hawaii state commander of the American Legion and Sons of the Legion, died Sunday. He was born in Norwich, Conn. He is survived by hanai son Mitsuo Takahashi and other relatives on the mainland. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Parke Chapel at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Roy Tadaki Riyu, 64, of Wailuku, a retired warehouseman at Shirokiya, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by mother Sueno and sisters Caroline Dorsey and Thelma Matsunami. Private services.

Zoey Alefa Alofaaga Saole, infant daughter of Elton S. and Oliana Saole of Honolulu, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published yesterday.

Albert Jaime Sarte, 46, of Kailua, died May 10. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jose and Laling Sr.; son Joshua Kalani-Sarte; sisters Stephanie Fermin, Virgie Cachola and Jenney and Joelle Sarte; and brother Jose Jr. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rex Truett Spence, 89, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired maintenance worker for the former Kukaiau Ranch, died May 10 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Wolfe City, Texas. He is survived by son Earl, daughter Coleen Hickman, brother Joel, sister Ann Lindgren, four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Honokaa Catholic Church. Call after 5 p.m. Burial of ashes to follow at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.

Pablo Delos Reyes Tagaca, 75, of Waipahu, an employee at Honolulu Ford on Ala Moana, died May 5. He was born in Barangay 22, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Henry, Sherwin and Rolly; daughters Imelda Ruiz and Tessie Ucol; and four grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James Kenji "Kimo" Taniguchi, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy Public Works Center radio technician, died May 3. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenn K., Alfred Y. and Calvin M; brothers William "Bill," Edwin "Ned" and Charles; sisters Agnes "Aggie" Robino, Roselani "Loki" Ramones and Willamina Manabut; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Marjorie Olive Will, 81, of Kaneohe, a masseuse and woodcarver, died May 8. She was born in Honolulu. Services: June 9. Please call Shirley Scott for details. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published Wednesday.

Sueo Yamashita, 79, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a bus driver and maintenance employee for the state of Hawaii and a U.S. Army World War II veteran, died May 7 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Captain Cook. Incorrect information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published Thursday.



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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