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Obituaries
Sunday, December 1, 2002


William A. Brady, 79, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy gunners mate first class, died Nov. 22 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by brother Frank, and sisters Marie Moran and Joan Hodsdon. Committal services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Alice Lucille Cassidy, 90, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a retired beautician, died Nov. 23 at home. She was born in Greenville, S.C. She is survived by son Lawrence "Larry," sister Gladys Simpson and one grandchild. Private services at a later date.

Philip Gerard Dean, 74, of Pearl City, a retired electronic technician at Barbers Point, died Nov. 21 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Elaine S.; daughters Linda Peter and Nancy Chinen; brothers Francis, James and John; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert Tin Cheong Hee, also known as "Bob Hee," 66, of Honolulu, a postal executive for Honolulu postal service, died Nov. 22 in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret Furukawa; daughters Michelle Luke and Marchelle Uyeda; stepdaughters Ann Kwock and Kay Sides; father Kam C. Hee; brothers Edward Caminos and Patrick and Larry Hee; sisters Marlene Nonaka and Cynthia Cunningham; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 am. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leslie T. "Rushin" Hokama, 47, of Waimea, Hawaii, an auto body repairman, died Nov. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Shawn; daughters Lezlie Tamashiro and Melissa Hokama; mother Lorraine; and sisters Leona Leonard, Evelyn Hokama and Lee A. Palmer. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Home Hall in Waimea. Aloha attire.

Stacey L. Horton, 22, of Waipahu died Nov. 20. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Darnell and Tarrell Smith; fiance Dennis Smith; parents Albert and Maxine L. Rodrigues; brothers Shane Horton and Wayne and Donovan Medeiros; sisters Lalena Medeiros and Taylor Horton; and grandparents Nick and Rose Lopez and George Sr. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Greyson John Arnold Kaehuaea, 15, of Makawao, Maui, died Nov. 20 at Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Valerie, father Joseph, brother Anson, and grandparents Kanani Keau and April Ikeda. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Sadame "Sadie" Kobayashi, 70, of Kahului, a Maui Land & Pineapple assistant budget director and part owner of Maui Potato Chips, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Mark, brother Yasuo Taguchi, sisters Hanayo Lovell and Aiko Tamayei, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Reception at the church hall to follow. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert K. Kubo, 79, of Wahiawa died Nov. 16 in Lakeview Home Inc. He was born in Hilo. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. For more information, call Gail Yamamoto at 539-4393.

Winifred Lee, 93, of Lodi, Calif., a homemaker, died Thursday in Lodi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lorna S.H. Lee-Louie and Lynette W.H. Lee, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services to be held in California. Donations suggested to Parkinson's Institute, 1170 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale, Calif. 94089-1605.

Benjamin Soriano Limos Sr., 70, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village steward, died last Sunday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dolores; sons Benjamin "Sonny," Renato "Rey" Jr., Wilfredo "Willie," Edwin "Ed," Robert, Julius "Jojo," Diosdado "Joey," Joel "Boboy" and Julmar "Butch"; daughters Elnora "Nelia" Salinas and Charito "Cherry" Inaldo; sisters Esperanza Vinuya, Natividad Soriano, Lolita Aquino and Roselie Custodio; and 26 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. No flowers.

Jill Yvonne Maloof, 47, of Keaau, Hawaii, a proprietress for Tradewind Orchids, died Monday at home. She was born in Sweden. She is survived by husband Brooks, daughters Haunani and Savannah, and mother Eiwor Rydestad. Private services.

Frederico Gabay Marquez, 76, of Waipahu died Nov. 16. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rebecca; son Jesus; daughters Joanne and Joy; brothers Joe, Simon and Refoldo; sister Fedila Bocobo; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Filipino United Church of Christ. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Manuel P. Medeiros, 69, of Ewa Beach, a Hawaiian Building Maintenance operations manager and a U.S. Army veteran, died Nov. 18. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Frances; son Elton Alcover; daughters Germaine Yabes, Manilynn Rivera and Mara M. de la Cruz; mother Ramona Gonsalves; brothers Benny Madiro, Henry Medeira and John Gonsalves Jr.; sisters Mina Akana and Dianne Gonsalves; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: noon Friday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Jose Eduardo Sanidad, 89, of Aiea, a retired travel agent for Aveco World Travel Service, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Adela G., sons Jose P. and Edward L., daughter Delia Murphy, sisters Rebecca Reynaldo and Luz Uy, and three grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire.

John Charles Shelhouse, 86, of Honolulu died Nov. 22 in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio. He is survived by stepsons Ed Gomes and Obed Wilson, sister Kathryn Nugent, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dorothy Jean Leinaala "Lei" Stevens, 57, of Makawao, Maui, a Ka Lima O Maui office worker, died Nov. 20 in Kula Hospital. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Elroy, Gilbert and Sherwood; and sisters Rosalani and Betty. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to be held at Greenhaven Cemetery on Oahu. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Lauren Dale Takaki, 54, of Waipahu died Thursday. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Richard R. Ramoutar, mother Madeline, brother Larry and sister Janice. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Ward, 94-210 Kahualii St. Call after 3:30 p.m. Visitation: 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapaa Ward, Kauai. Burial to follow at Hanalei Japanese Cemetery.

Gary Masayuki Taniguchi, 55, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, died Nov. 21. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Carolyn; sisters Jane Kuniyuki, Joan Kiyonaga, Elaine Yoshida and Aileen Higa; and hanai brothers Carlton Chinen and Peter Goto. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Torajiro "Opu" Yoshimura, 88, of Hilo, a retired carpenter and glazier for Theo H. Davies & Co., died Thursday at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tomiko N., sons Terry and Owen, daughter Lorraine Fukuda, sister Sueko Miyashita and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. 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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