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Obituaries
Sunday, January 26, 2003


Theodore Achin Ah Loy, 79, of Kaneohe, a former chief engineer with the Honolulu Fire Department, U.S. Merchant marine and U.H. Fish & Wildlife Research Program, died last Sunday at home. He was born in Kailua, Maui. He is survived by sons Joseph, M. Kalani and Lyle Fukumoto; daughters Lynette Anderson, April Tecson, Donna-Mae Soares, Karma Ah Loy-Lima, Bette-Jean Ah Loy- Boateng; brothers Charles Kahaleauki, Albert, Valentine and Donald; sisters Lucille Perreira, Janet Kamana'o and Barbara Umaiamaka; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Waikalua Chapel in Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

Constantino S. Aquino, 86, of Honolulu, a retired City of Norfolk, Va., budget and fiscal officer, died Monday in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina; sons Benedict, Danny, Donnie, Efren and Pol; brothers Apolonio, Edilberto, Norberto, Candido and Antonio; sisters Remedios DeLeon, Rosario Gaerlan and Lourdes Calixterio; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Thursday, and 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Tuesday, after 6 p.m. Wednesday, after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Elizabeth M. Cravalho, 70, of Kokoiki, Hawaii, died Wednesday in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Christino; sons Kris, Michael and Dwayne; daughter Kathleen; hanai daughter Collette Kalei Maeda; brother Joseph Medeiros; sisters Anita Oliveria, Antoinette Saragosa, May Rosaline Rosario, Janet Woodby and Pauline Chandler; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Richard Reynolds Crousore, 88, of Aiea, a retired Veteran's Administration accountant, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Kokomo, Ind. He is survived by son Richard Todd, hanai daughter Susina and one grandson. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Valentina Ruiz Daquioag, 88, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Petronio and Mamerto, daughters Elinda Razalan and Esperanza, 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday. All-night vigil at the family residence following Friday night service. Casual attire.

Elizabeth Kaipoakalaninuiaomamao DeCaires, 72, of Kapolei, self-employed, died Thursday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James Sr.; sons James Jr., David, R. Kalei, and John; daughters Katherine Willes and M. Maleka Boyd; mother Katherine Napoleon; brother Barry Napoleon; sisters Dodo Kahuanui and Naomi Weight; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 92-900 Makakilo Drive. Committal: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Joseph Hulihe'e DeGrandis, 75, of Kaneohe, JD Appliance owner, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lydia; son Joseph III; daughters Joleen Cordeito, Stella Lover, Jonelle Chalk and Jonette Sessa; sister Dorcas Hussey; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Kaneohe. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Amy Kalikolehua "Kaliko" Featheran, 66, of Honolulu, a Security Title Corporation escrow officer and Lanakila Church pastor's secretary, died Jan. 18 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul Sr.; son Russell Wong Sr.; hanai son Harrison Hamada; stepsons Paul Jr. and Travis; stepdaughters Tammy Rodriguez, Paula Deperalta and Pearl; mother Lena Wong; brothers Warren, Dennis, Calvin, Harvey and Leslie; sisters Winona Jamila and Brenda Ching; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hanako Takahashi Gerona, 78, of Aiea, died Monday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Stephen David Sr.; son Jeffery G.; daughters Angela C. Ho, Charlotte J. Perryman and Stephanie Y. Mariano; brothers Richard Takahashi and Ernest Engano; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Daisy Kalani Hoopai, 59, of Nanakuli, an Urban Management Corporation custodian, died Jan. 10 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Linford and Leighton, daughter Lurline, brothers David Sr. and Russel, sisters Evelyn Erickson and Rose Lynn Balinbin and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 92-900 Makakilo Drive. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Katherine Hulama, 78, of Nanakuli, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center-West. She was born in Kauai. She is survived by sons Louis Jr., Raymond, and Jeffrey; brothers Albert, Eddie and Lawrence Medieros; sister Mona Oliver; 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Vivian K.Y. Jale, 73, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Fructuso; daughters Joyce Paoa and Rynette; sons Alan, Michael, Glen, Jonathan, and Nathan; sister Sharon Parker; brother Adrian Tyau; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery chapel. Private inurnment.

James "Butch" Warren Kailikini, 58, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. general foreman and pile driving & heavy equipment journeyman, died Thursday in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fay Kalei Purdy, sons Waimea Keao Purdy and Liloa Lindsey, daughters Patricia Jean Acevedo and Wailana-Fay Purdy-Kaai, mother Fannie Leialoha Lindsey Kailikini Moniz, brother Sam Monet, sister Leila Moniz and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Theodore and Uvonne Lindsey residence in Waimea, Hawaii. Casual attire. Leis preferred.

Clarence Lawrence Kauhi-Jardine, 72, of Hilo, a bricklayer, died Jan. 15 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Val, son Lenford, brother Alfred Jardine Jr., hanai son J-Rowe Bennett and a hanai grandson. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Glad Tidings Church in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ronney Lee Keawekane Sr., 57, of Hilo, a retired heavy equipment operator, B & S Services proprietor, and Ka Uhane Hemolele Oka Malamalama Church pastor, died Dec. 31 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Billie Pualani, son Ronney Lee Jr., daughter Billie Pualani, brother Dowyne, sister Harriet Koki and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday. Cremation to follow at Homelani Cematory. Casual attire.

Lance Kaui Carrillo Ma'alea, 34, of Haiku, Maui, a building painter, died Monday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiance Tammy Manabe, sons Keoku Kaui, Keoni Kaipo and Ikaika Jesse; daughter Kehaulani Kuuipo; father Charles, mother Rachael; grandmother Joan Cabreros; brothers Charles and Alika; and sisters Charleen Garcia, Rose Smith, Naomi Conaway and Jonnett and Lorna. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wailuku Door of Faith.

Semisi Mafi, 64, of Tonga, a reverend with the Free Wesleyan Church, died Wednesday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Faleloa, Tonga. He is survived by wife Teuila; sons Setaleki and Poasi; daughters Fine, Milei Katoa, Mililka Pakileata, Mele Atonio, and Tapukitea Tenefufu; brothers Hakita and Saimone; sisters Amelia Pahulu, Vika Tupou, Ana Tuitupou, Siale Vake, Paea Mataele and Matangasiu; and 26 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 7 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Demetrio Tagama Manuel, 73, of Kapolei, a retired Department of Parks and Recreation groundskeeper, died Jan. 8. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Melecia Llantero; son Jess; daughters Demilie Agbayani, Geocelyn Udani and Gemma Disuanco; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

John Benjamin Olivera, 89, of Kailua, retired Honolulu Roofing Company supervisor, died Jan. 15. He is survived by wife Leilani, sons Eric Penarosa and Emory, daughter Eraina Barr, brother Edward, sister Rose Marie McMillan, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Andrea Asuncion Sagisi, 70, of Honolulu and Lihue, retired First Hawaiian Bank Lihue branch employee, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Sandra, brother Miguel Asuncion and one grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Ward. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 7 p.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church in Lihue. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

John Kalani Santa Ana, infant son of Nolan and Elizabeth, died Jan. 10 at Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Jared, Jacob, Joshua, James and Jairus, and grandparents Norman and Sybil and Jesus and Isabel Canoy. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Call after 6:30 p.m.

Ernest Ah Wah Shea Sr., 92, of Papakolea, a retired cargo planner and stevedore, died Jan. 17 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ernest Jr., Norman, Ranceford, Alexander, Daniel and Ray; daughters Dawn Mannering, Bernadette Lewis, Avis Makalii and Iwalani; 47 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honolulu Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Scott Shawn Faitala Ta'ale Sofa-Lindsley Jr., of Waianae, infant son of Scott Sofa and Malissa Lindsley, died Jan. 13 in Kapiolani Medical Center. He is also survived by grandparents Louisiana and Robert Hatchett, Faitala Sofa and Julietta and Bruce Lindsley. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Rita Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City. Casual attire.

Semion D.S. Tolentino, 85, of Waianae, a retired U.S. Army veteran and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop #38 machinist mechanic, died Jan. 13 in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Jon, Drew Sr., Joseph, and Dean; daughter Linda-Marie Rivera; hanai son Patrick Lima; hanai daughter Louise Kaholo; sisters Raymonda Kent and Rosa Roylo; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pantaleona "Leona" Galiza Vea, 98, of Wahiawa, a retired DelMonte Corporation and Barbers Point Officers Mess Hall employee, died Jan. 16 at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Celestino Queja, daughters Raymonda Perry and Alice Muraoka, 18 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Interment: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jose Feliciano Yadao, 33, of White River, Ariz., died Jan. 10 in St. Mary Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Elena; daughters Angel, Joslynn, Daisy Rose, Eriana and Mariah; mother Helen; father Federico; brothers Freddie, Donne and Jonathan; and sisters Cheryl and Desiree. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Committal: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. 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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