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Obituaries
Tuesday, June 24, 2003


Reynaldo Basconcillo Aquino, 64, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired nursery worker, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia, sons Ronald and Rogelio, daughters Josie Benaza and Mimie Pasion, mother Benita, brother Jaime, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pahala. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

William "Bill" Herbert Baist, 86, of Manoa, died Friday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Sunday.

Angela Valmoja Barbadillo, 61, of Wahiawa, a Young Men's Christian Association Camp Erdman employee, died June 14 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Glenn and Desmond; daughters Darlene A., Brenda and Terrilynn Barbadillo and Danette Palmere; sisters Florida Manglallan, Anna Bates, Aggie Carillo, Dolores Cabutihan and June Deuz; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild, two step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Gilbert Frederic Carpenter, 82, of Greensboro, N.C., a former chairman of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Department, died June 6 in Greensboro. He was born in Billings, Mont. He is survived by wife Editha, sons Matthew and Franklin, daughters Editha and Naomi, brothers Harry and Ted M. and four grandchildren. Services to be announced at a later date.

Doris Dai Lee Chang, 79, of Honolulu, an Adult Education Program employee, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harrison and Halfred; daughters Georgianne Gahan, Glorianne Young and Gailyanne Sharkey; brothers Tsin Hoy, Samuel and Chew Hoy Lee; sister Sally Taitano; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Russell Sadao Chinaka, 49, of Mililani, a Keehi Marine Center employee, died May 25 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Russell Jr., daughter Candi, parents Ralph and Grace, brother Robert and sister Gwen Wolf. Private services.

Glen Grant, 56, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii at Manoa professor and Tokai International University vice chancellor, died Thursday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Culver City, Calif. He also was an owner of a bookstore and coffee shop called Haunt. He is survived by brother Phillip and sister Pamela. He will be remembered in services 2 p.m. Sunday at Ohia Cafeteria at Kapiolani Community College. Donations suggested to Glen Grant Memorial Fund, University of Hawaii Foundation, P.O. Box 11270, Honolulu, HI 96828.

Henrietta Francis "Teddy" Hall, 91, of Pearl City, died Saturday at Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edwin J. Jr. and Francis W. Sr., daughter Charlotte Powell, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to be held in Hilo at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshio Higa, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Sears service contract supervisor, died Wednesday in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Flora F.; sons Lester and Jeffery; daughters Gale Keawe, Sandra Tanaka and Linda Higa; brothers Seiki, Harold, Choki and Noboru; sisters Nora Nakamura and Patsy Garald; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

Lester Jiro Ishado, 53, of Hilo, a County of Hawaii deputy corporation counsel, died last Tuesday in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debra, mother Ethel and sisters Lillian and Sylvia Ishado and Andrea Shishido. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Doris Miyoe Kano, 74, of Aiea, a retired Eastman Kodak employee, died June 4. She was born in Kaheka, Maui. She is survived by husband Angel, son Dean, sisters Lily Tanida and Jeanette Chun and one grandchild. Private services.

Ima Kono, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died June 9 in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. She is survived by sons Kazuo, Thomas and Stanley; daughter Taeko Mitsuda; sisters Momoyo Hashimoto and Satoko Hiromoto; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Honorata "Honor" Bartolome Marantan, 83, of Kunia, formerly of Molokai, a Del Monte Fresh Produce employee, died May 26 in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Emilio B., daughters Sionita M. Trinidad and Angelina Gonzales, sister Anita Sadang, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Florentina C. Marquez, 95, of Honolulu, died June 12 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Benny, stepson Glicerio, brother Alfred Calderon, sisters Cristeta Ancheta and Monica Flores, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Clifford Hitoshi Matsusaka, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Japan Airlines cargo supervisor in Los Angeles, died June 3. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Young; sons David and Steven; daughters Jan Rita, Patti Hoey and Anne Matsusaka; brother Robert A.; sisters Ethel Nakamoto and Doris Mizoguchi; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Douglas "Dougie" Cederlof Mortensen, 48, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Paradise Beverages salesman, died Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Martin, daughter Lisa Ann Kalawaia, mother Valdemar, brother David, companion Vida Cavaco and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Kona Inn in Kailua-Kona. Additional services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mortensen residence, 19 Pueohala Place, Kailua. Casual attire.

Harry Kiyoto Nekomoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired EE Black Construction carpenter, died June 12 in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ronald K. and Jerry, daughter Harriet Yamada, brother Katsumi, sister Shizue Kano, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Tachiko Okinishi, 86, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, a homemaker, died June 14 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Robin and Jan, daughters Madge Kanno and Sylvia Humphreys, brother Gerald T. Kuramoto and six grandchildren. Private services.

Jodi Lynn Paxton, 28, of North Port, Fla., formerly of Hawaii, a licensed practical nurse, died June 15 at home. She was born in Yakima, Wash. She is survived by husband David, parents John and Mary Kulick, brother Shane Kulick and sister Sabrina Kiang. Services held in Florida. Donations suggested to Moffitt Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612.

Maile Ann Rivera, 46, of Kahului, an Arc of Maui nurse's aide, died Friday in Wailuku. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband John Sr.; sons John Jr. and Kealii; daughter Janel; brothers Sonny, Wayne, Danny and Sanford Uwekoolani; sisters Bobbie-Jean Lovato, Janice Judd and Mona Uwekoolani; and three grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday. Burial: 10:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Art Shaw, 81, of San Antonio, a retired U.S. Navy captain and a Leeward Community College Business Education Division instructor, died June 14 in San Antonio. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by nephew Brendan McGeever and nieces Karen Maloney and Andrea McGeever. Burial to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date. Donations suggested to Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 4015 Wilson Blvd., 10th Floor, Arlington, Va. 22233.

Grace Takako Teruya, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery forelady, died June 14 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Dennis, Randy Y. and Jason; brothers Herbert and Mitchell Shimabukuro; sisters Florence Kidani, Alice Oshiro and Jan Yuen and Ann and Winifred Shimabukuro; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Gary Glenn Basa Villanueva, 36, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Saipan, Northern Mariana. He is survived by wife Maureen R.; sons Jonathan, Matthew and Ryan Faisao and Keaka Villanueva; daughters Vanessa Faisao and Jacqueline and Antonia Villanueva; and sisters Janet, Arlene, Katherine, Patricia and Dolores. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Kun Wang, 78, of Honolulu, a retired grocery store owner, died Friday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Chang Sim; sons David L.Y. and Nonal L.P.; daughters Oi Lin Lo, Yvonne O.H. Wu and Oi Kuen Leung; and eight grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Henry Wilkins III, 63, of Mililani, died last Tuesday. He is also survived by sister Jane Bradley. Additional information was needed for an obituary published yesterday.

Becky "Girlie" Yiu Lin, 90, of Honolulu, died June 7 in Leeward Intergrated Health Services. Additional information was needed for an obituary published Saturday.




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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