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Obituaries
Wednesday, January 22, 2003


Community activist Zachary Labez



Juanita Lillian Baldonado, 77, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Sea Mountain Golf Course employee, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Lazaro; sons Vince Tolentino and Tony, Lawrence, Ernest, Raymond, Michael and Rudy; daughters Lily Antolin, Evangeline Calbero, Clarita Corpuz, Laverne Howard and Clarita Kamakura; stepdaughter Elena; brother Charles Gumapac; sister Rachel Houx; 36 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: all night at Lazaro's residence. Call after 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

Robert Alexander Noltie Bruce, 93, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired manager for the former Laupahoeoe Sugar Co., died Saturday at home. He was born in Scotland. He is survived by nieces Anne Nicholson, Linda Powley, Cynthia Galt and Judy Chetaud; and nephews William and Jerry Reynolds and Forrest Galt. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church. Open house to follow at Barbara and Walter Slater residence in Kamuela. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Thomas "Tommy" Caires, 79, of Honolulu, died Jan. 10 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Lorraine; son Thomas Jr.; daughters Janice Pepito, Dianne Kamalii and Beverly Caires; brothers Manuel, Alfred and Louis; sister Roseline Hunt; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Mariano Duco Cajimat, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Kapalama Gem groundskeeper, died Friday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Filomena R.; daughters Conching Pablo, Adele C. Ines, Gloria Mariano, Aida Fiesta and Virgie Nardo; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Walter G. Chuck, 82, of Honolulu, an attorney, died Saturday. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Marian, son Greg, daughters Jamie Chuck and Meredith Ching, brother Robert, sister Ernell and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii.

Patricia "Patsy" Duarte, 62, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an independent social worker, died Friday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald "Skippy"; sons Ronald Jr., Caesar and Ryan; daughters Elizabeth Duarte, Pernella Soares and Editha Arrocena; brothers James, Michael "Sonny" and Edward "Eddie" Reyes and Patricio "Boy" Agoto; sisters Cecilia Vidinha, Rosalinda West, Cynthia Brun, Sharon Corpuz and Shandra Goldsman; 13 grand- children; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Daniel N. Freitas, 86, of Kalopa, Hawaii, a retired plumber for the former Hama- kua Sugar Co., died Sunday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kalopa. He is survived by wife Emma; son Damien; daughter Annette; brothers Manuel Jr. and Lawrence; sisters Adeline Cordeiro, Irene Perreira and Bessie Freitas; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers.

James Keizo Fujikawa, 95, of Honolulu, died Jan. 14 in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He was born in Japan. He is survived by daughters Clara S. Fujikawa and Thelma Shiozaki, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

George Sakae Kurashige, 61, of Haleiwa, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard auditor, died Jan. 8 at home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sisters Dorothy M. Takahashi and Jane S. Onigama. Private services.

Sarah Hideko Kuroda, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Nakama Poultry sales clerk, died Jan. 11 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gilbert K., daughters Helen H. Matsuoka and Carole S. Wakumoto, brothers James and George Wakasugi, sisters Clara Murasaki and Mildred Sasaki, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Michie Nakabayashi, 76, of Honolulu, a retired announcer for KZOO Radio, died Jan. 10 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Herberto, son Laine, daughter Catherine Haywood, mother Yukie Onuma, sister Taeko Onuma and a grandchild. Private services.

Santiago Pajela, 97, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Co. field irrigation supervisor, died Friday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Peter Sr. and Santiago Jr., daughter Magdalina Oligo, 21 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kekaha Kingdom Hall. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Tony "Papa Tony" Rivera, 82, of Waipahu, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Winifred; brothers Manuel, Joseph, Daniel, Frank and Robert; and sisters Bella Boreles, Minnie Morales, Marcia Stanz and Mary Ghandia. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Annette Kawehi Smith, 49, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a Kealakehe High School head cook, died last Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband James L.; sons James Jr. and Shawn; daughters Alison Southerland and Tracey A. Smith; mother Abigail Castillo; brothers Ben and Francis Mokuohai and Alfred, John and Moody Castillo and Raymond, Joe and Walter Baoy; sisters Abigail Kelepolo and Beatrice Baoy; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Alii Drive. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Dallas Thoma, 80, of Oceanside, Calif., a Kaneohe Ranch Co. vice president and treasurer and a retired Harold K.L. Castle Foundation employee, died last Wednesday at home. He also was a U.S. Army first lieutenant who served in World War II. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by wife Elizabeth, daughters Susan Carberry and Barbara Niedrich, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Oceanside.

Pedro Eddie Villanueva, 65, of Honolulu, an insurance agent, died Dec. 31. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Aleandra; sons Eduardo, Edeliberto, Gilbert and Arturo; daughters Virginia and Arlene; brothers Winifredo, Crispn and Winnie; sisters Belen Gipson, Nannette Palmiery and Fe Miranda; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire.

Shizuka Yamato, 98, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died last Wednesday at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Keichiro and Harold; daughters Hatsue Au, Margaret Yamato, Irene Maurer and Michiko Matsuda; brothers Hiroshi and Mitsuomi Tanaka; sisters Shimako Ban and Toyoko Komatsu; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary donations.

Mitsuko Yoshimura, 84, of Honolulu, died Jan. 5 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Shingo and Howard, and sister Carol Nakamura. Services held. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Monday.

Mae "Granny" Zalewski, 97, of Kailua, a retired Sunbeam Corp. factory inspector, died Jan. 11 at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Robert, caregivers/grandson and wife Bob and Sue Derrick, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 221 Haulani St., Kailua.



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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