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Obituaries
Tuesday, October 15, 2002


Sister Agnes Jerome Murphy / 1913-2002

Ethyl Miyuki Akiyama, 80, of Lahaina died Sept. 28 at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Clifton, Jack and Dean; daughter Linda; brother Clarence Yamamoto; sisters Irene M. Yamamoto, Lillian K. Agawa, Mildred T. Kawahara and Marion T. Matsumura; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3:30 p.m.

Raymundo Bala Bajar, 53, of Las Vegas, formerly of Ewa Beach, a Sheraton-Waikiki hotel employee and former owner of Super Regalo, died Oct. 2. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Meredith, Gail and Irma; former wife Edith Salvatierra; parents Bartolome and Regina; brothers Rodolfo, Rolando and Rogelio; and sisters Rosario Carandang and Ruby Ho. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: noon Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Stanley Basmayor, 57, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Pearl Harbor pipe fitter at Shop 56 and an Akita Enterprise bus driver, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bella A.M.; daughters Lori A. Davis and Leilani Basmayor; brothers Rudy, Richard, Emilio and Patrick; sisters Jeanette Prefontaine, Betty Lyles, Caroline Alston and Marilyn Kwan; half brothers William Sr., Benjamin and Frank Enanoria; half sisters Teresita Ah Sam and Josephine Griebe; hanai sons Kawika and Kekoa Krueger; hanai daughter Angela Lopes; two grandchildren and five hanai grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nellie K. Cabanban, 73, of Kaunakakai died Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Ricky and Danny Cabanban, Piilani Shichida, Sheila L. Calaona, Hymie J. Castro Jr., Freddie C. Cabanban and Fiette K. Farias; sister Rachael L. Kalima; brothers John Kalau Sr. and Samuel K. Kopoi; eight grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Memorial gathering: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Sophia Catholic Church on Molokai. Call after 9 a.m.

Katherine Lum Ching, 95, of Honolulu, former president of Lum Yip Kee Ltd., died Sept. 29 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Norman, Clinton, Franklin and Wallace; 16 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Palolo Chinese Home Capital Campaign or the Kim Ak and Katherine Lum (class of 1927) Ching Endowed Scholarship at Punahou School or charity.

Tim "T.C." Choy Hee, 77, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Oct. 3 in St. Francis Hospice in Nuuanu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Shun Mei Hee, daughters Sharon Sharp and Kimberly Oh, brothers Albert and George Hee, sisters Alice Hee and Laura Conrad and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leinaala May Kanehailua Ho, 60, of Honolulu, a city bus driver, died Oct. 5 in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Elvina Fuller; sisters Juanita Sanders and Diana and Barbara Miller and Cissy Cambra; brothers Walter Miller and Tony and Solomon Fuller; hanai daughter Millie Downey and hanai son Rod Dupont. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Missionary Church, 95-801 Kipapa Drive. Call after 11 a.m. For more information, call 946-2158.

Victoria "Vickie" Mercy Hosino, 57, of Kapolei died Thursday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vincent and Victor; mother Alexandria Sanchez; brothers Carlos and Anthony Sanchez; sisters Ruby Ayala, Roseline "Rosie" Sanchez, Elizabeth Sayers and Antonette "Toni" Rodrigues; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sigrid Ellen Makanani, 65, of Lihue, a chemist, died Oct. 2 at home. She was born in Germany. Graveside services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Clarence "Marty" Martinson, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Airlines regional sales manager, died Sunday. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Charlotte; sons Bert, Derek and Eric; daughter Lynn "Marty" Martinson-Lui Kwan; brothers Melvin and Raymond "Sonny"; sister Myrtle Shiroyama; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel on the grounds of the Kamehameha Schools. Call after 8 a.m. Aloha attire.

Toshinari Marumoto, 77, of Hilo, an U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and a retired Jas. W. Glover Ltd. employee, died Sept. 25 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miyoko; sons Warren, Boyd and Larky; daughters Sandra Jackson and Janice Fukuda; sister Elaine Dollnig; grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Private burial on Saturday.

Masaru Murashige, 85, of Mililani died Sept. 24. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Matsue, sons Dennis and Ronald; daughters Karen Itamoto, Mae Nadamoto and Shirley Murashige; sister Shizuko and five grandchildren. Private services.

Colin Ogawa, 54, of Honolulu, Island Copier Specialist president and general manager, died last Tuesday at home. He is survived by wife Lenore L. and sisters Sharon Ogawa-Inamine and JoAnn Ogawa. Inurnment: 2 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Sunday.

Dionicio Olivas, 75, of Waimea, Kauai, a Kekaha Plantation drip irrigator, died Sunday at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Vicenta "Vicky," sons Norvin G. and Dennis Olivas, daughter Erlinda Miah, brother Santiago Olivas, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Sacred Hearts Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Margarita Sagaysay Panag, 84, of Kahuku died Sept. 17. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Faustino; sons Benjamin, Hermogenes, Paulino, Rogelio and Edwin; daughters Josefina Galamay, Macrina Madariaga, Primitiva Mangati, Martina Datu, Dionicia Laciste, Orlina Castillo and Norlita Madariaga; 33 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Roch Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Manuel Ponteras, 66, of Honolulu died Oct. 3. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Alexander Ponteras; and sisters Christita Sison, Mary Renio and Caridad Canencia. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Emy Ramirez, 75, of Kilauea, Kauai, a Princeville Hotel housekeeper, died Saturday at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Robert, sisters Leonora P. Cariazo and Lolita P. Villanueva and three grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at Kilauea St. Sylvester Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kilauea Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Camilo Tangonan, 81, of Lihue, a retired Grove Farm automotive technician, died Thursday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Noemi; sons Rinante and Fred; daughters Jacqueline Cafferello and Estrelita Castro; brothers Emilano, Canuto, Sebastian, and Narciso; sister Nativadad Duran; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue United Church of Christ. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

David Minoru Yamada, 89, of Honolulu, chairman for Sanikleen/Davenroye Group and former chairman for Jasco Group, died Wednesday. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Masae, sons Roy H. and Leslie K., daughter Elizabeth E. Murray, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu 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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