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Obituaries
Thursday, December 5, 2002


Advertising executive McCombs



Jesus Perales Aguilar, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor electrician, died last Thursday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Marietta P.; sons Efren, Frank, Loret, Ron and Raul; daughters Marjess, Lily, Jenny, Cita and Chandra; brothers Ariston and Sinforiano; sisters Edita, Aguida and Perlita; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Roy Shigeru "Shange" Akamine, 59, of Kahului, died Friday at home. He was born in Paia. He is survived by wife Lani; sons Marcus "Kaipo" Haleakala and Dave and T.J. Carvalho; son Keala Asuela; brothers Shige Akamine and George Uyehara; sister Janet Nakashima; hanai mother Sheila Higa; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Leon Ramos Angeles Sr., 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died Nov. 25. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Estefania, sons Glenn and Leon Jr., daughters Melanie Bungard and Kathleen Estores, and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: noon Monday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Arthur Richard Becker, 81, of Bella Vista, Ark., an owner of Vita Fresh Orange Juice Corp. and a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died Monday in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born in Portal, N.D. He is survived by sons Richard and Ronald, daughter Sheryl Makransky, stepson Melvin Apana, brother Wally Becker, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Arkansas. Donations suggested to Bella Vista V.F.W., Post 9063, 103 Veterans Way, Bella Vista, AR 72714.

Arlene Marie Behrends, 66, of Maunaloa, Molokai, a homemaker, died Sunday. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by husband John; sons Roland, Rory and Troy; daughters Mary, Rolanda, Rochelle and Della-jean; mother Dorothy Kaiser; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Walter Halloway Buffet, 77, of Honolulu, a retired laboratory technician, died Nov. 25 in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sister Helen. No services held.

Harold Wah Bew Chang, 76, of Upper Montclair, N.J., a New York City film editor, died Nov. 8. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan D. and sister Audrey Niau. Inurnment: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Valley of the Temples.

Frederick "Bob" Delaney, 76, of Kailua, a Leeward Community College instructor and a retired U.S. Navy master chief diver who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died Sunday in Kailua. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Christine; and sisters Eunice Delaney, Jacqueline Sitler, Shirley Brown, Dorothy Citeralli, Frances Armetta and Edna "Chippy" Boessman. Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Navy Relief Fund.

Eduardo Flores, also known as "Eddie," 85, of Honolulu, a musician, died Nov. 27. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Eddie Jr., Jimmy, Anthony and Francisco; daughters Josephine Shiu, Rosa Serai and Victoria Leon; brother Recardo; sisters Victoria Horton, Norma Ignacio, Angeline Flores, Connie Evans and Lourdes Feuguese; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: noon today at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral, Fort Street Mall and Beretania Street. Call after 10 a.m. Private burial to follow. Aloha attire.

The Rev. Therese Anne St. Amand Godfrey, 57, of Atlanta, a chaplain for Unity Church, died Nov. 25. She was born in Wilson County, N.C. She is survived by sons Howard and Hugh Baptiste, daughters Frances Apilando and Theresa Baptiste, father Ed St. Amand, brothers Frank and Ed St. Amand Jr., and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. at Kailua Beach Park. Loose flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Unity Church Hawaii.

Sarah "Sally" Josephine Henderson, 83, of Kihei, Maui, a retired secretary for a shoe repair shop, died Monday at home. She was born in Wyoming. She is survived by husband Joseph M., sons Kirk and Dennis, and sister Edna Thompson. Private services.

Florence Tsugiko Hoshibata, 90, of Newcastle, Wash., a retired beautician, died Nov. 9. She is survived by son Calvin; brothers Jay, Harry and Jitsuo Otsuka; sisters Masayo Tone, Eiko Watanabe and Sadako Kawamoto; and a grandchild. Services held.

Dr. Francis Toyoichi Kaneshiro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired physician and surgeon, died Nov. 20 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by wife Haruko, son Francis, daughter Patricia Hansen and two grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshiaki Kuniyoshi, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor painter, died Nov. 20 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Edwin, Lloyd and Brian; brothers John Kuniyoshi and William Tamashiro; and a grandchild. Private services.

Sandra Mathews, 92, of Kailua, a retired real estate investor, died Nov. 25. She was born in New York. She is survived by nieces Judy Dancer and Bari-Ellen Roulette. Scattering of ashes to be held at Mount Shasta, Calif.

Edward Masato Nakao, 87, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Puna Sugar Co. purchasing agent and a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, daughter Patricia and two grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 2 p.m. Internment: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Laimana Street. Casual attire.

Masuno Nishihara, 87, of Kaneohe, died Nov. 24 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Clarence; daughters Patsy Yoshimura, Stephanie Sakaki and Sharon Jahangiri; sisters Tokie Taguchi and Sueno Ikeuchi; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Sadao "Sa-San" Nishimoto, 77, of Lahaina, died Friday at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Asaye; son Marc; daughter Lee Ann Shigezawa; brothers Fumio, Masao and Iseo; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Michael Akira Norimoto, 48, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22. He was born in Japan. He is survived by stepmother Evelyn Norimoto, brothers Daniel and Reginald, and sister Julie Carter. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church, 5339 Kalanianaole Hwy.

Kristen Suzette Northcutt, 28, of Makawao, Maui, a Maui Home Health Care office manager, died Nov. 27 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Riverside, Calif. She is survived by mother Suzette and hanai sister Tilly Dumont. Private services.

Iosia Nunu, 75, of Laie, a Brigham Young University-Hawaii campus grounds-keeper, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Paul and Iosia Jr.; daughters Leafaitulagi Lealao, Fuatino Faitala, Siona G. Alaiasa, Tuitui Nunu-Faitala and Lurline S. and Peggy Nunu; brothers Tufu Faifili and Iosefatu Nunu; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii Stake. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

Yukiko Oshiro, 77, of Kahului, a Maui Memorial Medical Center head nurse, died last Thursday in Hale Makua in Wailuku. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by caregiver Nancy Oshiro. Private services. Donations suggested to Hale Makua.

Zephanaia Blessing Lotoleleimaeu Paita, infant son of Mailei Sama and Gina Paita, of Waipahu, died Nov. 25 in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Sainima and Maeu Paita and Asolima Fautanu. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park.

Antonio Bermudez Palaroan Sr., 82, of Pearl City, a retired Leahi Hospital paramedical assistant II, died Sunday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia O., son Antonio B. Jr., daughters Veronica L. Lucas and Charlotte O. Moikeha, brothers Isabelo and Pedro, sister Felipa Organo, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Edwin Talley Petteys, 101, of Kauai, died Nov. 2 in Honolulu. Private services.

Matilda Pimental, 82, of Kaneohe, died Nov. 26 in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clarence J. Sr.; sons Clarence J. "Joe" and Reginald; daughters Veronica "Ronnie" and Leucadia "Leo" Pimental, Martha Carson and Nohealani Johnson; brothers Raymond "Muchi" and Valentine Cavaco; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Frederick Allen Redman, 70, of Kailua-Kona, died Nov. 17 in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by his mother, two sisters, four daughters and six grandchildren. No services.

Irene T. Richardson, 82, of Kaneohe, died Sunday. She was born in Rockford, Ill. She is survived by daughter Judith Kalbrener, stepdaughter Ann Beasley and brothers Edmund and Adolph "Al" Groncki. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kailua United Methodist Church.

Earl Isaac Wagner, 77, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu Advertiser compositor and a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died Sunday at home. He was born in Connellsville, Pa. He is survived by son Richard, daughter Becky Nakasone and five grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 2:30 p.m. Internment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Laimana Street. Casual attire.

Christine Marie Williams, 51, of Kihei, Maui, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Mitchell K. Sr.; sons Mitchell K. Williams Jr. and William Avilla; daughters Cristo Namauu, Mary Williams and Christinemarie "Booboo" Naone; father Ignacio Estencion; mother Mary T. Estencion, sister Yolanda Bautista; brothers Alfred, Danny and Darren Estencion; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the cove in Kihei. Scattering of ashes to follow at sea. Reception to follow at family residence. Casual attire. Loose flowers or leis welcome.

Harry Shigeo Yamamoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired state Circuit Court bailiff, died Nov. 25 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Howard and Nils; daughters Yvonne Kagamida, Melba Arakaki and Donna Yamamoto; sister Constance Shizuru; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank N. Young, 94, of Honolulu, a retired property manager and a former potentate for Shriners Hospital for Children, died Nov. 27 in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He also was a director for Children's Hospital in Portland, Ore. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by daughters Lani Magnuson and Sandra Obendorf, sons Frank N. Jr. and Bill, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children.



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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