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Obituaries
Wednesday, July 31, 2002


Margaret Apo / Waianae community leader



Mary "Kate" Averiette, 55, of Hawaii Ocean View Estates, Hawaii, a freelance photographer, died yesterday in Kau Hospital. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by son Tony, daughter Janelle and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Friday at the old Kona Airport Pavilion No. 3 in Kailua-Kona. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kau Family Health Center, P.O. Box 70, Naalehu, Hawaii 96772.

Mary Lou Barnes, 89, of Kahului, a homemaker, died Sunday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by daughters Jule Yim and Donna Clayton, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life will be held in November. Donations suggested to Hale Makua, Kahului.

Ceferino Balbag Cadavona, 86, of Mililani died July 23. He is survived by two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:45 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Marylene Oi Sinn Chang-Hom, 45, of South Pasadena, Calif., an IBM senior project manager, died May 22. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert Hom; daughter Melissa; son Alex; father Anthony Y.M. Chang; mother Clara Y.K. Chang; brothers Dr. Wesley, Dr. Willis and Dr. Rupert Chang; sisters Micheline Steacy and Dr. Maureen Chang. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. Aloha attire.

Maureen Allison Felix, 67, of Kailua died Monday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alex; sons Brian, Kevin, Jeff and Troy; daughter Denise Degener; brother Rodger Fraine; sisters Jackie Riley and Sharon Kailihiwa; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Reception to follow at the church. Inurnment of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Dorothy Funesti, 75, of Kailua, a retired artist, died Thursday. She was born in Laconia, N.H. She is survived by daughters Suzanne Funesti, Pixley Lafitaga and Carol Willacker; son Douglas and six grandchildren. Private services.

Preming V. "Galisa" Galliza, 85, of Kaneohe died July 16. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Sandra Galisa, sons Victor "Gerald" Galisa Jr. and Dennis Galisa, sister Jane T. Kiros, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Virginia Kam Howe Hayashi, 71, of Honolulu died July 21. She is survived by husband Clarence; daughter Gayle; brother George Wong; and sisters Abby-Ann Samson, Betty Naliielua and Jean Shaw. Services held.

Kisayo Kimura, 98, of Mililani, a homemaker, died July 23. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by son Paul, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Epiphany Church. Casual attire.

Peter Atad Limos, 55, of Kapaa, Kauai, died July 23 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Emilia; daughters Jenille and Sheenell; sisters Maunalisa Limos, Prudence Anich, Leonila Green and Marilyn Miller; brothers Paul, John, George and James; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Baptist Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire.

Magnolia Keala Lloyd, 76, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telephone engineering clerk, died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Carl Rose and James and Herbert Lloyd, daughter Michelle Kaaihili, sisters Verna Low and Lily Kikau, 16 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Charles Vincent Keonemea Lopez, 59, of Waianae, a retired mason for Local No. 630, died last Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn J.R.; sons Charles V.K. Jr., Douglas J., Kenneth W.J. and Lloyd H.; daughters Donna M. Taylor, Theresa E. Lopez-Parson and Gwen K. Lopez; sisters Theresa Hayward, Philsann Joseph, Violet Horie, Marvis Samson and Vai and Ululani Lopez; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Linda Aiko Miike, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Kahana Gems Inc. president, died last Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin K.; brothers Frank and Soken Itomura; and sisters Kathleen Chun-Ming, Hideko Ishibashi, Sue Yamamoto and Sachi Cox. Private services.

Allen Longley Kuihelani Mokuau, 73, of Hauula died July 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Kenneth, Frank and Paul; sisters Audrey English, Mary S. Senen and Theone Jensen. Services : 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani Ward. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Joseph Molina, 73, of Waihee, Maui, a retired Wailuku Sugar Co. crane operator, died Monday in Kula Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Esther M. Silva; sons Noland, Lance, Sidney and Quintin; daughter Debbie Malasig; brothers Don, Marco and Stephen; sisters Virginia Chock and Clara Torres; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery.

Kam Munevongsa, 68, of Honolulu died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Laos. He is survived by wife Xom; sons Tom, Tone and Butch; daughters Lena Muongmany and Allie and Champa Munevongsa; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Laotian Buddhist services to follow.

Harry "Bake" W. Naone Jr., 54, of Waianae died July 9. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Daniel Kapea and sisters Elaine Karratti and Elizabeth Naone. Scattering of ashes: 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park.

Elizabeth Lynette Nelmida, 61, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery trimmer, died Sunday. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by husband Monico; daughters Desiree Wabinga and Lisa Foster; mother Juliette Gabriel; brothers Alexander Freitas and Edward, Leonard and Herbert Gabriel; sisters Melba Agena, Van Anana, Phyllis Paterson, Connie Solomon, Billie Gabriel and Jaime Correa; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

E. Pauline Neuber, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired Idaho Youth Corrections Center secretary, died Saturday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Canada. She is survived by daughters Sharon Kyle and Margaret Lambert and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at Community Presbyterian Church in St. Anthony, Idaho.

Peter R. Papworth, 64, of Pearl City, a Campbell High School teacher, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Japan. He is survived by aunt Dorothy Burke; uncle Edmund Burke; and cousins Edmund, Martha and Thomas Burke. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday in Kailua. For more information, call 261-5344. Donations suggested to Hawaii Community Foundation for Peter R. Papworth Scholarship Fund for students of Campbell High School.

Leticia Pascual, 66, of Koloa, Kauai, a housekeeper, died Friday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Edralin; sons Reynald and Erwin; daughter Karen Dall; sisters Mercy Padua, Hillari Papa, Esther Lagpacan, Cathy Gnecco and Victoria Graf; brothers Benny and Pedro Valentin; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Oscar R. Quijano, 67, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic, died Saturday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Perla; daughters Mirabell Santiago and Nevitte Quijano; brother Antonio; sisters Donatilla Bardon, Julieta Nunez, Estrella Judilla and Dorie Enad; and a grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 9 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Juanita Abes Renti Cruz, 84, of Kekaha, Kauai, a homemaker, died Friday in Kauai Care Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons William and Abraham, daughters Perlita Mararagan, Jessie Larson, Elizabeth O'Donnell and Nina Rehwaldt; sisters Celedonia Aguedan, Veronica Ulanday and Esther Agor; 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Arthur Costa Rita Jr., 54, of Kekaha, Kauai, a security guard, died July 13 in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sisters Betty Lou and Darline M. Rita and brothers Patrick W. and Bernard S. Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Aloha attire.

Charles Irving Rodgers II, 59, of Hilo, an owner of the former Rhumline Restaurant in Honolulu and a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died July 11 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

Joey Domingo Salvador, 20, of Lahaina will be remembered in services 6-9 p.m. Friday and 8-10:15 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Salvador died Thursday when his red 1998 Honda two-door sedan went out of control and hit a guardrail and rock embankment on Honoapiilani Highway in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Jaime and Ely, sisters Jimely and Jeanelle and grandparents Sergio and Juanita Salvador and Lucio and Modesta Domingo. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Charles "Chuck" Samperi Jr., 60, of Kailua, a Marine veteran and Purple Heart recipient, died Saturday. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Fredrick and Richard. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 10 a.m. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Leila Lorraine Silva, 52, of Pukalani, Maui, a warranty administrator and a former Kaybee's employee, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Anthony; parents Lawrence Sr. and Leialoha B. Doong; daughter Lorraine "Kalei"; stepdaughter Roxanne P.; stepson Arnold K.; brothers Lawrence Jr. and Lester A. Doong; sisters F. "Puanani" Lindsey, Cynthia "Cindy" Ritter and W. "Haunani" Doong; a grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Makawao Cemetery.

Janet Faith Stanko, 61, of Hilo died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. She is survived by daughter Lisa Mae Jones. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Keiko Tanaka, 82, of Ewa died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, son Melvin, daughters Katherine Hall and Yvonne Dunsworth, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Douglas F. Woodward, 55, of Honolulu, an U.S. Air Force staff sergeant who served in the Vietnam War and a Borthwick Mortuary embalmer, died Monday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by daughter Diane Gibson, mother Marion Rice, stepfather John Rice, sister Carol Manley, brother David Woodward and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m.

Harumi Yamamoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired dressmaker, died July 18. She was born in Kihei, Maui. She is survived by brother Richard K. and sisters Chieko Kuramoto and Yuriko Turner. Private services.

Justa Guzman Yoro, 91, of Waipahu died July 16. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Wally, Al and Morris; daughters Martha Roldan and Martina Yoro; 25 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: noon Saturday at the chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.



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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