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Obituaries
Thursday, September 12, 2002


Ken Rosene / concert promoter



Victor Baranco Jr., 68, of Haleiwa, educator and founder of the More Phylosophy, died Saturday. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Dr. Cynthia A., sons David and Bro, daughters Michelle and Sugar Ann, and four grandchildren. No services.

Lawrence "Larry" Spencer Barrett, 80, of Keauhou Mauka, Kona, Hawaii, a U.S. Navy veteran and a photographer with Barrett Productions, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Challis, Idaho. He is survived by wife Mary B.; sons Robert and George; daughters Lynne Aippersbach, Lisa Morrill and Patricia Coffee; brother Gordon; sister Elsie Funk; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kona United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kona United Methodist Church or a charity.

Francis Malley Battin, 92, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died Aug. 28. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by husband Henry S. Battin. Private burial.

Roger Anthony Borges, 62, of Haleiwa, died Aug. 31. He was born in Schofield Barracks. He is survived by mother Emily Borges and sister Marilyn McKay. Private services.

Paul I. Brown, 73, of Kailua, an insurance executive, died Monday in Kailua. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by wife Doris; son Bob; daughters Lora Medeiros, Patti McCartney and Paula Harris; sister Inez Pope; and 17 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kailua Community Church. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Kenneth "Kenny" Robert Burd, 52, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by mother Luella and sisters Katherine Mancuso and Sally Harris. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Yacht Club at Ala Wai Boat Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow. No flowers. Donations suggested to a charity.

Andrew Cagasan, 58, of Wailuku, a U.S. Army veteran, died Sept. 10 at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by brothers Greg, George Sr. and Eliseo; and sisters Ramona Pencerga, Natividad Genobia, Dorothy Pellezar, Benedicta Flores and Lourdes Ueda. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Kun Sung Chan, 78, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2 in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Shon F.C.; sons Steve and Dannie; daughters Teresa Lew, Selina Chan, Annie Liu, Kitty Poon, Connie Ho and Clara Toyama; sister Kam K.; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Primitivo "Primo" Yasay Coloma, 63, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died Aug. 27. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carlina, sons Jessie and James, daughter Jennie Balidio, mother Purificacion, brother Mario, sisters Petronila Pacubat and Luzveminda Baldugo, and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert Coolidge, 58, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of San Jose, Calif., a restaurant manager, died Friday in Honolulu. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by parents Thelma and Gene, and sister Carole H. Di Matteo. Services pending.

William Edmund Dart, 72, of Hilo, a retired aide for the former Honokaa Hospital and a Coyne Mattress Co. employee, died Aug. 31 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Denton K., sister Flaviana K. Makahanaloa and hanai sister Naomi Wela. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park in Kaieie. Casual attire.

Marcelino Ganal, 76, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. laborer, died Sept. 2 at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria, son Maximo, daughters Teresa Rapisura and Jasnine Aningat, brother Hermogenes, sister Encarnation Sonajo and seven grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Stanley Carlton Jackola, 84, of Honolulu, an U.S. Air Force veteran and a retired podiatrist, died Monday in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by wife Judith, sons Mark W. and Mark E.K., daughter Jan Lawrence and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Tsuneo Kaneshiro, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village cook, died Aug. 31 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Brian and Jon; daughter Jo-Anne Oshiro; brothers Tsunetoshi, Jioyei and Tsunemi; sisters Kimiko Arakaki, Shoko L. Tengan, Nancy Iseri and Sally Fitzgerald; and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kikue "Kay" Kikuchi, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Watamull's seamstress, died Monday. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kaoru; son Aaron K.; daughters Maureen Y. Mikami, Lynette R. Kikuchi and Debbie K. Kikuchi-Chang; brothers Richard and Harry Enoki; sisters Helen Hamada and Elaine Yamachika; and six grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers.

Noboru "Ben" Kishimoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Halekulani Hotel waiter, died last Thursday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Ben I., daughter Linda Kamiya, brother Nobu, sisters Gladys Fuchigami and Valerie Takahashi, and two grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Christopher Enrique Moore, infant son of Henry and Sharee, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Carlton and Joy Gillis, and Rosetta and Henry Moore Sr. Services: noon tomorrow at Aliamanu Military Reserve Chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Jonalyn Mieko Nakamoto, 21, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Nakamoto died Aug. 26 in Queen's Medical Center after a two-car collision in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Tracy and Janell, sisters Donalyn and Tracie-Lyn, and grandparents Jonathan Rieta and Betsy A. Nakamoto. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Betty Jane Nunn, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Saturday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by husband Howard; sons Gregg and Gary; daughter Gail; brothers Rob, Ray and Rich Costine; and a grandchild. Memorial gathering: 11 a.m. to noon tomorrow at Valley of the Temples chapel, 47-200 Kahekili Hwy., Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Lung Association of Hawaii, 245 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu 96817; or the Paralyzed Veterans Association in Boston. Call 617-565-2612.

Clifford Correa Oliveira, 75, of Ewa Beach, died Aug. 27. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Erika, sons Everett and Clifford, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Edward Pereira Jr., 75, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired city paramedic, died Aug. 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Wayne, Leslie and Rodney; daughters Shirley Pereira and Linda Rabe; brother Larry Vidinha; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick Church in Kaimuki. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Jose "Tony" Antonio Ramos, 72, of Paradise Park, an electrical engineer for Lucky's in California, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Cuba. He is survived by wife Sylvia Ramos; son Andre; daughters Sylvia Alarcon and Grisell Love; brother Esuebio; sisters Blanca Rivero, Eva Mason, Lina Roqueta, Carol Spagnola and Virginia Becker; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 2 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Casual attire.

Mary Salsedo Rios, 93, of Hilo, a homemaker, died Monday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Philip A. and Michael L. Rios, daughter Joan M. Samuels, sister Annie S. Quitan, brother Richard Salsedo, six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St., Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Carl Edward Vasconcellos, 47, of Kailua-Kona, a tile setter and a yard maintenance man, died Sept. 3 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Scarlett M., mother Elsie L. and sister Sherill Passos. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Honokohau Harbor fuel dock in Kona. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edwin Masaichi Watanabe, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Eddie Service Station auto mechanic, died Sept. 4 in Kailua Hospice House. He was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Ronald K.; daughters Linda E. Kaita and Shirley A. Nagata; brothers Charles H.; sisters Masako Sasaki, Omasu Watanabe, Elsie Tanaka, Nancy Ogawa, Betty Ito and Amy Yamamoto; six grandchildren; and six great-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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