Sunday, July 7, 2002

Clifford Walter Paul Ah Sing, 48, of Hilo, a former Hilo Rice Mill delivery driver, died June 29 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Roxanne Fernandez; son Clinton; daughters Claire, Carla and Celeste; brothers Michael and Lionel; and sisters Caroline Arizumi, Diane Miyaji, Joanne Belaski and Yvonne Egdamin. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Dynasty-Marie Ke'alohilani Kahawai Clark, infant daughter of David and Helen Clark of Waianae, died June 26 in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother David-Joshua; sisters Dyneesha, Dystinee and Daysha; and grandparents Heather Kahawai and Gertrude and Alfred Clark. Commital services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Helen Toyoko Deguchi, 73, of Keei, Hawaii, a retired legal secretary, died last Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yasunori; sons Wesley H. and Alison T.; brothers Yasuo and Tadao Honda; sisters Sadako Mitsuda, Janet S. Matsuda and Doris S. Honda; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles Carl Herrmann, 75, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a retired Gas Co. manager, died Thursday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by son Kahue Young, daughters Elizabeth Nonaka and Priscilla Herrmann, primary caregiver Emma Kapehe, hanai son Caezar Herrmann, sisters Adele Vinson and Bertha Paris, and seven grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mokuaikaua Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wilfred Fook Kin Ho, 77, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed Hawaiian food manufacturer, died June 29 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Chiu Mun, son Andrew, daughter Adrienne Wong, brothers Alfred and James, sisters Winnet Takafuji and Lynette Ajimine, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Takumi "Mac" Inamasu, 91, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Cane & Sugar Co. heavy equipment operator, died June 28 at home. He was born in Kipahulu, Maui. He is survived by sons Lawrence, William, Richard and Neal; daughters Amy Kane and Susan Aken; brothers Taiji, Saburo, Harold and Tomio; sisters Charlotte Takahashi and Nell Suzuki; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Norman's Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.

Gerald "Jerry" Allan Kard, 57, of Humble, Texas, formerly of Kaneohe, a Northwest Airlines equipment services chief, died last Sunday. He was born in Elizabeth, N.J. He is survived by wife Alice J. Kanekoa-Kard; daughters Nichole, Desirae Cipriano and Koalani Turla; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Celeste Villiarimo Makua, 51, of Wailuku, a Alu Like Pulama Ina Keiki parent educator, died June 29 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Clifton K.; son Bratton P. Villiarimo; daughter Michele Carrington; hanai daughter Puni Villiarimo; mother Christina E. Villiarimo; brothers Barry T., Brian and Benjie Villiarimo; sister Claudia W. Kalaola; and five grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hana and 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Wednesday and after 5 p.m. Thursday. Aloha attire. Leis only.

Mildred Yaeko Murata, 82, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed private housekeeper, died Monday at home. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by son Kevin; daughter Judy Murata; brothers Kiyoshi, Shigeki, Takao, Alex, Albert, Tamo and Shun Ide; and sisters Sally Nakamura, Molly Sakata, Setsuyo Ozawa and Miyoko Alawa. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice Puiwa or Shriners Hospital.

Elolia Tuvaifale, 58, of Aiea, died June 26. She was born in Swains Island. She is survived by husband Mose; sons Avei, Joe and Aviata; daughters Matelina Aleki, Saiu Avei, Sumala Lilo, Alice and Anita Faaloua, and Tava and Faatupu Tuvaifale; brothers Alapasa Pa and Toma, John, Aleki and Uili Aleki; sisters Malia Lindborg and Nisa Sears; and 18 grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Eugene Arthur Twiford, 80, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a disabled retired U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died June 28 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Omaha, Neb. He is survived by wife Marcia Miller-Twiford, son Ken Lamkin, daughters Dana Conroy and Kathleen King, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Aaron Kekai Malino Yabes-Moriki, infant son of Arlene Yabes and Justin Moriki of Kahului, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is also survived by grandparents John Jr. and Corinne Moriki and Romeo and Pacita Yabes; and great-grandparents John Sr. and Geraldine Moriki, Misao and John Yokote, Ludivico Yabes and Juanita Bautista. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m.

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