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Obituaries
Wednesday, March 26, 2003


John Aruda Jr., 83, of Kahului, died March 8 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Grace Harue Cameron, 78, of Honolulu, a retired floral arranger for Stanley Ito Florist, died Thursday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Winfred W. Jr., Mark W. and Stacey L.; sisters Betty K. Sakamoto and Doris A. Iwasaki; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Chong Ok Chu, 75, of Pukalani, Maui, died yesterday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Chunchon, Korea. She is survived by son Kwang Un Lee; daughters Kwang Ok and Mi Ok Lee and Yong Ok Kim; and eight grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park.

Bersabe Garcia Damo, 88, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Florentino; daughters Dr. Corazon Santiago, Consuelo Damo and Marvie Garcia-Cruz; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m.

Angel Camia Dayag, 98, of Kapolei, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Faavae, son Uilifereti Galoia, daughters Helen Tinai and Melissa Dayag and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Samoan Tokelau-Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1128 Banyan St. Call after 9 a.m.

Fausto Lumives Dumling, 97, of Lanai, a retired Dole Food supervisor, died Sunday in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in St. Lucia, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Leroy and Raymond Fernandez and Allan and Rodney Dumling; daughter Barbara Baron; brother Ponciano Lumives; sisters Mandang Lumives and Charing Dryer; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Lanai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to be held at Lanai City Cemetery.

James "Jimmy" McShane Hanakahi, 81, of Waianae, a retired crane operator, died March 11 in Maluhia Long-term Care Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Barry and Ryan, daughters Mary Yap and Lavern M. Reyes,sisters Rachel and Rebecca Hanakahi and Catherine Nishida, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

New Quon "Quonnie" Jay Ho, 88, of Arizona, formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 10 in Phoenix. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Hubert, brothers Wally and Jon Jay, sister Elise Sniffen and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Nobu Kaneshiro, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Reef Hotel employee, died Thursday in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by son Chuji "John," daughter Amy, sisters Etsuko Kinjo and Hiroko Tsuha and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

Angelo N. Luciano, 69, of Honolulu, a Honomach Inc. machine shop foreman, died Saturday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y. He is survived by wife Linda; daughter Rose Luciano and Anna Wong; brother Pat; sisters Rose and Nettie Luciano, Anne Marciano, Edythe Rainone, Clementina Maldonato and Margaret Ceraso; and two grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Shirley Maxine Marin, 75, of Kailua, a retired HMSA executive secretary, died Saturday in Kailua. She was born in Raytown, Mo. She is survived by husband Manuel, son Jack, hanai sons David and Jeff, daughters Cindy DeMello and Kai Smith, hanai daughter Lisa Burkhart, numerous grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services.

Sadami Morinaga, 83, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel Co. draftsman, died March 18 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy J.; brothers Kazumi, Danny, Ernest and Takeo; and sisters Kathleen Torigoe, Jane Miyashiro and Barbara Moore. Private services.

Norman Nohile Naumu, 62, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a construction worker for Tani Construction, died last Wednesday at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Shane H., daughters Shanette W. Kalima and Sharmaine H. Enos, mother Sarah K. Kaohi, brothers Hughes and Samuel Jr., and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Santiago Moninilla Navia Sr., 101, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shop 71 painter and a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer, died Feb. 26 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Guinobatan, Albay, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Ludivina T.; sons Santiago Jr. and Franklin T. Navia, William "Billy" and Charles "Sonny" Gasper; daughters Mary K. Berryman and Lilia Duran; 32 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Agaton Sagun Pasion, 94, of Honolulu, a retired furniture maker for 20th Century Furniture, died last Wednesday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dolores E. and son Agaton S. Jr. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary, East Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Era Melvin "Penny" Pendleton Jr., 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy Housing referral clerk, died Saturday at home. He was born in Bloomington, Wis. He is survived by companion Roger Hollenbeck, brother C.R. and sister Mary Woodward. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Nora Shizue Sakamoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii Research Lab maintenance worker, died March 15 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Francis I., daughter Thelma Ige and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Mamoru Seto, 96, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Puna Sugar Co. truck driver, died Thursday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shizuko; son Richard; daughters Shirley Tanouye, Edna Namba, Mabel Ouchi, Sandy Tokuhara and Susan Sanoria; sisters Umeko Sanehira, Matsuyo Fukumoto, Masae Kawaa and Fumie Yanaga; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers and leis welcome.

Vicente Kealoha "Kila" Tagalicod, 66, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a truck driver for Kuwaye Trucking, died Saturday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Leilani R.; son Eric; daughter Diane Kramer; brothers Basilio, Juan and Francisco Jr.; sisters Leilani Kobayashi, Lillian Salazar, Emma and Lovey M. Tagalicod, Florence Kawaihae, Frances Kaawaloa, Marcelena Kahookaulana and Jane Konanui; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rachel Goo Tang, 84, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died March 18 in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Raymond; sons Norman, Dennis and Nelson; daughters Gwendolyn Del Rio and Bonnie Brown; sister Jennie Goo; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Tatsuo Todo, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Lewers & Cooke employee, died March 16 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. He was born in Shiga-Ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Jane, son Howard, daughter Cynthia Okada and two grandchildren. Private services.

Kekoa K.J. Vasconcellos, 22, of Makawao, Maui, a landscape tree trimmer, died Friday at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by parents Kahio and Scott Poepoe; companion Leila Larson; brother Keola; stepbrother Tony Wikum; half-brother Shane; sisters Tracy Diment and Kala'e Vasconcellos; stepsisters Sunshine and Maile Wikum; and half-sisters Shawn Humphers, Terry Cabreros and Hope Morehouse. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Pablo Tumacder Visaya, 91, of Waipahu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel employee, died Feb. 27 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by son Efren, daughter Susan Acosta, caretaker and grandson Aga "Alex" Antonio and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. 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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