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Obituaries
Wednesday, July 3, 2002


Rizalina Hernandez Alfaro, 75, of Honolulu, died Thursday. Mass: 5 p.m. today at Holy Family Church, 830 Main St. Call after 3 p.m. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

George Noboru Asato, 77, of Honolulu, a retired S&M Sakamoto Contractors carpenter, died June 22. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Jane N.; son Dickie N.; daughters Linda Asato-Kaichi, Joyce Endo, Gloria Asato and Valarie Murakami; brother Edwin; sisters Mitzi Nakamura, Dorothy Kaneshiro, Alice Shimabukuro, Gladys Shimabuku and Grace Uyeshiro; stepmother Mary; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Richard H. "Dick" Booth, 89, of Aiea, a retired civil service telephone engineer, died June 8. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Mary; daughters Janet Sanderson, Lynnell McNeill and Myra Dombrowski; sons Don and Philip; brothers Jack and Bill; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Aiea United Methodist Church. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club or St. Francis Hospice Hawaii.

Joe Sing Chang, 84, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Air Force Base aircraft instrument work leader, died Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace, sons Gordon and Carlton, daughter Jeanie Kwong, brothers Kenneth and Joe, sister Betty Yee, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hung Dau Ching, 95, of Ho- nolulu, retired from the city Department of Civil Service and a former teacher and counselor, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dick L., Wayne M. and Leigh-On; daughter Lynn W. Godfrey; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Community Church of Ho- nolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave., Ho- nolulu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private inurnment at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to Community Church of Honolulu.

Hilaria Sebastian Corcino, 101, of Honolulu, died May 22 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Lucio and Roque Sebastian; daughters Criselda C. Martin, Magdalena C. Agustin, Jacinta C. Resvello and Incarnacion C. Go; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Charles Dean Hurt Jr., 34, of Kahului, a chef at Wowwee Maui's Cafe, died last Wednesday in Makena, Maui. He was born in Oxnard, Calif. He is survived by father Charles D. Sr., mother Marilyn Staggs, son Nicolas and sister Kimberly. Celebration of his life: 6 p.m. Sunday at Puamana Beach. Leis only. Donations suggested to The Aloha House.

Rama Nalii Kaohelaulii, 52, of Niihau, a Niihau Ranch mechanic, died Sunday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Niihau. He is survived by wife Vigilant "Lama," son Chris Kanahele, daughters Tita Kanahele and Peggy, hanai son Roger Kahale, hanai daughters Angelene K. and Zanna K. Kanahele, and brothers Frank Kanahele, Akana Opio and Jones, Giliada, Herman, Dana, Naumu Kaohelaulii. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Byron Soon Tai Kim, 55, of Pearl City, a table game operator for the Stardust and MGM Grand Hotels in Las Vegas, died June 23. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by companion Didi Reyes, son Mark,stepson Dibiano Bontog, daughters Lia Santos and Taja Kim, and brothers Leslie Hudnall and Jack, Robert and Tracy Kim. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waikiki Beach (Diamond Head side of "The Wall").

Consolacion Guleng Luis, 74, of Ewa Beach, died June 6. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Norma Canja, Dalia Luis, Virginia Jacquias, Estrella Calamayan and Agusta "Angie" Yoro; sons Robert, John and Washington; brothers Leopoldo, Bendinido, Francisco, Osing and Ernesto Guleng; and 26 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Katherine Marcella, 81, of Kailua, died Thursday. Call after 8 a.m. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Thomas O. Matsuura, 71, of Hawaii Kai, died Saturday. He was born in Maili. He is survived by wife Florence, daughter Lisa Souza, sisters Grace Fukusaki and Cynthia Nam, and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Soto Mission on Nuuanu Avenue. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shirley Toyoko "Toyo" Miura, 63, of Pearl City, a retired Haleiwa Elementary School lunchroom supervisor, died June 21. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Stewart M. Sr.; daughters Tessie T. Yoshikawa and Muriel M. and Puanani S. Miura; sisters June Nakama, Sharon Shimomura, Beverly Yamashiro and Michel Milho; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masako Nakamura, 78, of Lahaina, died Saturday in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Stephen, daughter Ruth Griffith and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Isaiah Victor Kainoa Paulo, infant son of Melanie Paulo, of Nanakuli, died June 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Anthony and Jordan Higa-Paulo; sister Alina; grandparents Daniel Adams, Cheryl Higa and Lemisio and Tausaga Paulo; and great-grandparents Suati Teo and Goro "Donald" Higa. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Hill of Zion Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.

Consolacion Barut Sandi, 74, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Dexter, daughter Frances Dumlao, stepson James Sandi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Cheuk Sim Siu-Yu, 69, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Oi Kim Siu; sons Chun Wong Siu, Chun Cheung Siu, Chun Kwon Siu, Chun Hwa Siu, Chun Cheun Siu and Yip Siu; daughters Quan Oe and Quan Guan; and sister Chock Pang Yu. Taoist services: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Lauae Fern Sproat, 74, of Kaunakakai, died Thursday at home. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by son Ervin, caregiver Rhonda Kahalewai, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalamaula, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kanakaloloa Cemetery in Hoolehua, Molokai.

Faline Windy Elizabeth Terrell, 35, of Hauula, died June 28 at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by mother Amy King; sisters Falisha Terrell, Rennee Christien and Paula Billings; and brother Vince Terrell. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Call after noon. Graveside services will follow.

Tomas Caraang Tolentino, 86, of Honolulu, died Sunday in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Juanito, Francisco and Florencio; daughter Leticia Acido; brother Julian; sister Alejandra Gaspar; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.

Gershom Kalekoma "Teddy" Waiau, 59, of Papakolea, a former Ala Moana Beach Park groundskeeper, died Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gershom Jr.; daughter Lamberlynn; father the Rev. Patrick Dutro; brothers Henry, Jeremiah and Clifford "Allan" Waiau and Warren and Patrick Dutro Jr.; sisters Adeline Kaapa, Mary-Liz Dutro and Erline Waiau; fiancee Betty Key; and stepson Frank Rita. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Magic Island in Honolulu. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Kikue Zakimi, 80, of Kailua, a retired state of Hawaii custodian, died June 15 at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Yasuichi, sons Edward and Frank, daughters Louise Kiyono and Judith Ueatari, brothers John and Mitsuo Shiroma, sisters Sue Toya and Yoshino Teruya, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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