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Obituaries
Sunday, June 9, 2002


Lila Kuulei Ai, 72, of Wahiawa, a retired employee for Dole Pineapple Cannery, died May 28. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by former husband George Sr.; sons George Jr. and Keith; daughters Melody Viernes, Blossom Adric, Sherry Ramos and Darlene Morita; brother David Kauhane; sister Matilda Ching, 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Carl J. Anhalt, 70, of Kailua, a retired auto mechanic, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by wife Zafira, son Daniel, daughters Carla Bova and Elisa, sisters Mary Lou Jones and Peggy, and eight grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kalama Beach Park. Private scattering of ashes. For more information, call 261-6081. Casual attire.

George Navarro Calicdan, 90, of Honolulu, a retired welder for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Global Associates, died May 29. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Calvin, sister Fely Llamido and two grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Florante "Teng" Fernandez Carbonel, 39, of Lahaina, a Kapalua Golf Course maintenance man, died Wednesday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elsa Valdez-Carbonel; parents Hermogenes and Esther; sons Allen M. and Karl L.; brothers Henry, Arnel and Efren; and sister Frances. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at same church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Valeriano "Val" Carion Combis, 73, of Honolulu, a structural inspector for the Navy Yard at Pearl Harbor, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Priscilla; sons Dwayne, Phillip, Boya, Val Jr., Vernon and Mitchell; daughters Donna Clements, Francine Evans, Tanya Dudoit, Donna Cody, Phyllis Betonio and Anna Combis; brothers Alfredo, Fred and Andres; sister Rose Tolbe; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal service: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Manuel Benjamin De Rego, 74, of Hilo, a retired production control dispatcher for Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, Calif., died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sister Mary Galante. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. Casual attire.

Donald E. Gibson, 73, of Honolulu, a security officer and a retired mechanical engineer, died Wednesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Juanita, son Steven and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Elks Lodge 616, 2933 Kalakaua Ave.

Robert Goias, 72, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Interstate Motor Lines Freight stevedore, died Thursday at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Phylis H., daughters Robert-Ann K. Goias and Deborah E. Kaiu, brother Henry T. and three grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Rhoda Lea Jefferies, 82, of Kailua, a retired Edgewaer Hotel secretary, died last Sunday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by husband William, daughters Lani Jefferies and Lori Anderson, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Committal service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Lovell Nawela Kaleikini Jr., 70, of Honolulu, a retired security guard, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Lorrin Lamb, sister Sybil-Ann Burgess and caregiver Isabella Kaeo. Private services.

Baltazar Torculas Laborte, 37, of San Francisco, Calif., and Kauai, a tow truck driver, died June 1 in San Francisco General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by parents Pablo and Rafaela; sister Argea Yasay; brothers Romulo, Tony and James; and grandmother Cipriana Polares. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. tonight at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel, Koloa, Kauai. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Raphael's Church, Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Tim Wood Lau, 79, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center employee, died May 29 in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Lily L.Y., son Melvin K.L., daughter Sandra K.S. Ono, sister Carol Chun, brother Lester and four grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alverino Martins, 86, of Hilo, a retired construction worker, died May 25 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Daniel M. Santos, sister Virginia Manning and caregiver Marisa Viernes. Private services.

Afionga Philip Kahekili Matila-Lilo, infant son of Pasha and Gordon Lilo, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Alaska. He is also survived by grandparents Maydeen Kanehailua, Phillip Trumbo and Tuveve and Maureen Matila. Services: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani 2nd Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Llewellynd Hailamakailua Nahoopii, 55, of Hauula, a store keeper and a retired City & County Board of Water Supply employee, died Friday. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by brothers Samuel Jr., Edward, Lohengrin, Lancelot and Lowell; sisters Narcissus Matthews and Dardenellas Alapa; and hanai daughter "Ipo" Hall. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Cemetery.

Marciana S. Salvador, 62, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Simplicio, son Joseph Salvosa, daughter Filipina Salvosa, brother Juanito Salvosa, sisters Feliza S. Guzman and Lourdes S. Raguine, hanai sons Paul and Stanley Austria, and hanai daughter Mona Lisa Gonzales. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bruce Lawrence Santos, 65, of Hilo, a retired F.W. Woolworth Store clerk, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anne, daughter Faye, mother Ermguard and numerous grandchildren. Private services.

Sioka Akolea Tupou, 57, of Hauula, a union carpenter foreman with Dillingham Construction Pacific Ltd., died Monday. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Patricia "Patty"; sons Kawika, Kalei, William "Buddy" and Siokaveaila "Vea"; daughters Tiare Ulii and Moana Tupou; sister Lata; brothers Lualala, Heikoti, Sioeli and Latu; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 2nd Ward, 53-958 Kamehameha Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:45 a.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Clarence Ryoji Yamamoto, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Transportation structural engineer, died May 31 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Frances S., son Brant, daughter Kara, brother Kean, sisters Laura Kawaguchi and Bette Amine, and two grandchildren. 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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