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Obituaries
Sunday, May 18, 2003


Geraldine Juaneita "Gerry" Adkins, 84, of Aiea, died last Sunday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Osborne, Kan. She is survived by daughters Karen Sencio and Cheryl Stopper, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 10:45 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Narciso Cadacio Andaya, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard power plant electrician and owner of Andy's Wiring & Service, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Florence Domingo Andaya, son Harry R., daughters Andrea G. Lopez and Linda Andaya, brothers David and Jesus, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

Hideko Aoki, 86, of Honolulu, died April 29 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Miles and Lance, brother Tsuneo Mikaru, sisters Fusae Kinney and Geraldine Nagahisa, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Katherine Loo Yen Lee Au, of Kaneohe, a retired seamstress and former Patti's Chinese Kitchen employee, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Harriet Bise, sisters Edith Pung and Millicent Viela, and one grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes.

Gardner Kaaihue Brown, 78, of Pauoa Valley, died last Sunday in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gardner A. and Paul K.; daughters Tanna M.K. Pestana, Louise E.K. Snyder, Christianna N. Brown and Adele L. Brown Ornellas; brothers Gilbert and Kanani F.; sisters Aha Paeaina Brown Williams and Alona O'Neal; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Friday.

Travis Zoe Ferguson, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Texaco accountant, died Tuesday. He was born in Texas. He is survived by wife Ida "Jo," son Michael and sister Lois Lawson. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Mary Gayton, 68, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Rita Reyes, Marie "Blossom" Torres, Josephine Perez, Janie Garcia, Leslie Nichols and Valerie Simpson; sons Larry Torres and Joseph C. Vellez; brothers Raymond and Martin Rivera; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 800 Kaheka St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wah Chow Goo, 93, of Hilo, a retired American President Lines merchant seaman, died May 8 in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Wah Sum and Ah Chew, and sister Kam Hoon Jervis. No services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

William Young Conn Hannum, 87, of Kailua, a retired U.S. Army colonel, former chief of the Preventive & Clinical Services Branch of the state Department of Health, and former head of Pearl City Counseling Service and Kailua Counseling Center, died Wednesday in Kailua. He was born in Orlando, Fla. He is survived by wife Barbara, son William M., daughters Kay Bunkin and Jean McCormick, sister Constance Wettstein, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Winona Piikea Ahulau "Honey Girl" Kaheiki, 71, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rocco Jr.; daughters June-Dale Tavares, Miriam Conol, Emily Hauanio Jr. and Mary Kaheiki; hanai daughter Piilani Luis; brother Gabriel Ahulau Jr.; sister Anna Yasuhara; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Joan K. Kalanikau, 84, of Honolulu, died Friday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Steven Chong and Patrick Young, sister Gertrude Lum, hanai children Francis and Coleen Hirota, and caregiver Ephriam Waiwaiole. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

George Kupono Lua Jr., 61, of Honolulu, a Matson Navigation merchant sailor, died Wednesday. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ardys, sons George Kupono Lua III and Kimo P. Lua, brothers Clarence and Kenneth, sisters Elizabeth and Delarene, and eight grandchildren. No services.

Paula Marcos Lucas, 84, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died last Sunday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Rodrigo, Rodolfo, Narlito and Ronaldo; daughters Juanita Lucas, Rosita Gallogo and Adelaida Geronimo; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church in Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Vincent C. Martinez, 82, of Honolulu, a retired hotel chef, died May 9 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lolita; sons Bingo, Van and Melvin; daughters Gail Agunat, Pearl Soumwei and Gladys Bautista; sister Resurrection Savellano; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Thursday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Julia Leilani Lonoae'a "Aunty Nani" Miller, 51, of Wahiawa, a state Department of Taxation data entry operator, died May 5 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Roberta L. Lonoae'a; sons Robert and Ronnie J.K. Lonoae'a; brothers Louis Sr., Peter and William Lonoae'a; sisters Louisa Flanigan, Genevieve DeVincent and Leatrice Ramos; and 12 grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani Hawaii Stake Center, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Tomiyo Nakamoto, 80, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hattie seamstress, died last Sunday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Yoshiteru, son Myron, daughters Sharon Yoshizumi and Lisa Nakamoto, brother Masaaki Nakamura, sisters Fudeko Alapai and Karen Y. Nakamura, and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshie "Grace" Nakamura, 83, of Honolulu, died May 7 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kapoho, Puna, Hawaii. Private services.

Lenora May Paulo, 69, of Honolulu, a Like Like Drive Inn Restaurant waitress, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Sam, Fred, Danny, John and Henry; daughter Valerie; brother Frederick W. Hopkins; hanai sister Lillian Kaneakoa; 23 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francisco Visaya "Kiko" Reginaldo, 67, of Ewa Beach, a retired groundskeeper, died May 6 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; sons Rolando, Nicanor, Benny, Sherwin, Joel and Weindel; daughters Corazon Yanos, Nora Cadavona, and Gloria and Beverly Reginaldo; brothers Santos and Jose; sister Modesta Teppang; and nine grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: noon Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 91-1004 North Road. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Frank Robello, Sr., 85, of Honolulu, a retired jeweler for B.D. Howell and H.F. Wichman, died last Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Frank Jr., brother Clarence, sister Sophie Souza, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Raphael Eric Sierra-Rasquero, 15, of Honolulu, a Farrington High School student, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Carol Rasquero and Raphael Sierra; brothers Raphael H., Richard, Robert and Giovanni Sierra; sisters Rachelle Rasquero and Zoraida Sierra; and grandparents Rafael Sierra and Pastora Rasquero. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Salvation Army Leeward Corps Chapel, 98-612 Moanalua Loop, Aiea. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Jules Yoshimitsu Sugimoto, 49, of Honolulu, died last Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sunny Lynn, mother Violet Tomishima, brothers Verne Sugimoto and Keith Tomishima, and sisters Sheila Higashi and Sharon Tabrah. Private services.

Sandra R. Taubold, 49, of Kailua, died Wednesday at home. She was born in California. She is survived by companion Francis Kalua, daughters Rose Mann and Jannie Longcrier, mother Juanita Shumaker, sisters Wanda Farmer and Linda Fond, and 10 grandchildren. Private services on the mainland.

Russell Scott Taylor, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Eastman Kodak sales manager, died May 6. He was born in Alameda, Calif. He is survived by son Douglas S. and daughter Sally J. Taylor-West. Private services.

James H. Thompson, Jr., 82, of Pukalani, Maui, a Sears store manager in Florida, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Raleigh, N.C. He is survived by wife Nancy "Kitty," son Rick, sister Eleanor Girton and one grandchild. Private services.

Victor Vargas, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Grove Farm Co. Inc. mechanical engineer, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Bago, Negros Occidental, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Conchita A. "Connie"; son William; brother Augurio; sisters Ramona Sy-Quia, Paz Gella and Angela Benitez; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. No flowers.




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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