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Obituaries
Wednesday, September 18, 2002


Masaji Abe, 86, of Kahuku, retired welder for Kahuku Sugar Mill and the City Automotive Equipment Service, died Friday in Kahuku. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Shigeko; children Amy, Andy, Wallace "Wally" and Neal; and five grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 1:30 p.m. Private inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Happy M. Nuhi Auna, 88, of Kahana Bay, a retired starter and office clerk for Ala Wai Golf Course, died Friday. She was born at Kahana Bay. She is survived by sister Mary Ann "Sweetheart" Tato and caregiver/niece Puanani Beirne-Martinez. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 2nd Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Edward "Eddie" George Bush, 67, of Honolulu, a ukulele player extraordinaire, died Sept. 10 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna; son Eddie; daughter Keli Thompson; sisters Winona Naweli, Edna Ellis and Pauline Tagesell; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Elks Club. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Isayas Tacderan Calad, 68, of Honolulu, a state of Hawaii sergeant-at-arms officer, died Aug. 26 at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brother Dionisio; and sisters Severina Calad, Benita Nieveras, Marina Nabora, Cristina Bala and Simplicia Dalimot. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Barbara McKeague Castagnetti, 68, of Kailua died Thursday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gene; sons Frank, Gene, Ronald and Mark; mother Esther Hanson; brothers Richard and Douglas McKeague; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Additional visitation: 6-9 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Church, 114 Makawao St., Kailua. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 3 p.m. next Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

John Balaba Castelo Sr., 73, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Hawaiian Airlines cargo agent and a U.S. Army veteran, died Saturday at home. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rose; sons John Jr., Patrick and Alvin "Bino"; brothers Felix "Dong," Joe, Donald and Eddie; sisters Felisa Villanueva, Mary Yoshimura and Charline Serita; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

JoAnn Kapulei Emmsley, 51, of Kahului, a homemaker, died Sept. 8 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Richard Pagan Sr.; sons Richard L. Jr., Eastward K. and Leeward K. Pagan; daughters Kuuleimomi T. Emmsley and Alohalani G. Eldredge; mother Whilemina Medeiros; stepmother LaVerne; brothers George IV, Henry and William; hanai sister Ululani Cho; half brother Patrick; half sister Barbara; stepbrother Kyle Ubasa and nine grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Marjorie Campbell "Margie" Frendo, 77, of Hilo, a retired registered nurse and state case management worker, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jace M., daughter Jeanne Kamanu, sisters Marguerite C. Ooka and Jeanne Rhys, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

Karen Takaki Fujimoto, 47, of Kahului, a legal secretary for Robert E. Rowland, died Thursday at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Wayne M., sons Jay and John, daughter Jeneen, father Susumu Takaki, brothers Ronald and Brian Takaki, stepbrother Shawn Motonaga and stepsisters Lianne Malapit and Shari Engelbrect. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Kahului Baptist Church. Call after 4 p.m.

Tehya Ann Kehaulani Gomes, infant daughter of Alex Gomes and Carie Galam of Wailuku, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She is also survived by brother Joshua; grandparents Glen and Margaret Galam Sr. and Terrance and Sandi Gomes; and great-grandparents Mary Joaquin and Saul and Rose Barber. Private services.

Sue Sueko Gosney, 80, of Honolulu died Sept. 4. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, daughter Peggy, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Beatrice T. Ishimoto, 87, of Honolulu died Sept. 8 in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by daughter Charlotte Oyama, caregiver Alice H. Toshima and a grandchild. Private services.

David Kauku Kanana, 40, of Honolulu died Aug. 22. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons David Jr., Mark-Chaz and Jared A.; mother Audrey Horalan; stepfather Paul Horalan; companion Amy Akina; brothers Andrey Cordova, Darryl Kanana and Joseph "Maika" Campos; sisters Elvira Kanana, Maureen Kanana-Elliot and Reina Kanana; and grandparents Robert and Martha Chang. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kazuo Kunioka, 85, of Koloa, Kauai, a Grove Farm Sugar Co. accountant, died Sept. 10 at home. He was born in Koloa. He is survived by wife Kazuko; daughters Jean Shinseki, Joan Kurihara, Cynthia Kunioka, Arlene Fischer and Alison Moriguchi; sister Kamee Nishihara; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tameji "Tommy" Matsushige, 87, of Lihue, a retired owner and operator of Tommy's Service, died Friday at home. He was born in Nawiliwili, Kauai. He is survived by wife Shizue "Dorothy," son James; daughters Barbara S. Owen, Ruby S. Ota and Mary S. Tokuhama; brother Seichi; sisters Mary A. Matsushige and Kikumi Nakatsuka; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Interment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Miriam Moniz, also known as Miriam Lee, 81, of Waianae, formerly of Honolulu, died Sept. 10. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Derek G., daughter Marian Sutton, brother Joe Garcia, three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaneohe Missionary Baptist Church. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Clarence Kong Wah Mow, 73, of Honolulu, a state land surveyor, died Aug. 30. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Mabel Leong and brothers Warren, Raymond and Lawrence. Private services.

Jeremiah Ho'opomaikaiikekeiki Napihaa-Alcantra, infant son of Michael Napihaa and Marie Alcantra of Waianae, died Sept. 6 in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Joseph Robello; grandparents Gordean Cavaco and Gordon and Isabella Alcantra; stepgrandfather Darrick Jimenez; and great-grandparents Gordon Cavaco and Evelyn Alcantra. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Door of Faith Church, 89-142 Haleakala Ave. Burial to follow at Nanakuli Hawaii State Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

Torlogh David O'Brien, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Theo H. Davies and Co. employee, died Friday at home. He was born in Florida. He is survived by daughters Pat Guinther and Peggy Fischer and two grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Central Union Church. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

David Huihui "Black" Puu, 53, of Kapolei died Sept. 4. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Darlene; sons William, John and Kevin; daughter Rebecca Puu; brothers Albert, Anthony and Melvin; sisters Elizabeth Downes, Mildred Lalawai, Shirley Huihui and Antonia Puu. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church. Call after 9 a.m.

Thomas Michael Rock, 47, of Haiku, Maui, a respiratory therapist for Ukiah Valley Medic Center, died Friday in Kanaio, Maui. He was born in Meadville, Pa. He is survived by companion Merry E. Strada, mother Dorothy, brothers Stan and David and sisters Diane Jarzomski and Denise Fowkes. Private services.

Noboru Sakaeda, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired plumber, died Sept. 9. He was born in Papaiko, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Jinny Yokoyama and Diane Kawashima, brothers Kenso and Masayuki, sister Midori Konishi and two grandchildren. Private services.

Herbert Hideo Sasaki, 82, of Daly City, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Standard Oil accounting department employee, died Sept. 5. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kinko "Lillian"; sons Wayne and Carlson; brother Edward; and sisters Irene Sugai, Edna Watanabe and Harume "Barbara" Kobayashi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

Susumu "Sus" Sato, 82, of Kaneohe died Aug. 22 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Gladys E.; sons Steven O., Sven E. and David S.; daughter Candice S. Tanioka; sisters Noriko Gamulo and Reiko Maekawa; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dionisio Navarro Savedra, 92, of Waipahu died Aug. 28. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucina, daughters Blesilda Selga and Maria C. Antonio and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 North School St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Chin Ho Johnny Smith, 38, of Honolulu, a financial clerk, died Saturday. He was born in Korea. He is survived by mother Yoo Ji Yamamoto, brother Aaron Yamamoto and grandparent Hi Sik Yoo. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Francis Masao Suganuma, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Police Department detective, died Aug. 28 in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Francis Jr., Leith, Alan and Gary; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Huyumi Takahashi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired McInerny sales clerk, died Sept. 3 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by half brothers Shikai and Suetoshi Hirose and half sister Mieko Nishida. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fusae Tani, 84, of Hilo, a retired sales clerk for the former Moses Co. Ltd., died Friday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Anthony and Jonathan Tani, daughters Diana Nham and Alice Nomura, brother Yoshiaki Shimizu, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fumiko Teramoto, 91, of Pearl City died Friday in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by sons Harry, Roy and Stanley; daughters Mary Kawawaki, Elaine Yoshida and Ruby Quijano; brother Chikao Nogami; sisters Janice Takasaki, Frances Shomura and Colleen Inouye; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Geraldine C. "Mama Jerry" Wieneke, 60, of Honolulu, a Jack in the Box Restaurant employee, died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Willi, sons David and Charlie, sister Charlotte and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.



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