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Obituaries
Saturday, July 19, 2003


Irene Tom Hee, 88, of Honolulu, died July 6 at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Harry; sons Dennis and Samuel; daughter Charleen Kurotsuchi; brothers Richard, Webster and Thomas; sister Barbara Rathbone; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. next Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

R. Corey Hubbard Sr., 41, of Paradise Park, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Army corporal, died Monday at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Cathleen, son Robert C. Jr., daughter the Rev. Maya Lani Evoy, mother Barbara Willcutt, great-grandmother Retha and one grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Liliuokalani Park in Hilo (by the teahouse). Casual attire.

Charles Tsuruo Ishii, 83, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Accounting & General Services supervisor for the maintenance department, died July 11 at home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Margaret Y., sons Walton and Gary, and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Set Chau Lau, 80, of Honolulu, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Chiu Hung; daughters Vickie Lau, Nina Lau-Branson and Anne Choy; sister Tu Lock; and five grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Victoria Bok Chin Lee, 75, of Hilo, died July 9 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kyu Num, son Kevin, daughter Stephanie Bell, brothers Morris and Calvin, one grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Tsutae Nakahara, 78, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea-Waena School cafeteria cook, died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Miles; daughters Diana Tomori and Jan Nakahara; hanai daughter Helene Makuakane-Hayselden; brothers Shoichi, Ken and Isaac Shigematsu; sisters Emiko Sumitani, Sadame Sato, Aiko Sakazaki and Leatrice Okamoto; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Antonio "Tony" Quilalan Nolasco, 79, of Pearl City, a retired Sumida Farm Inc. employee, died July 10 at Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Callaquip, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Ceferina A.; sons Danilo "Danny," Jose "Joe," Rodolfo, Benigno "Benny," Lino, Leoncio, Rusty and Cornelio "Sima"; daughters Virginia Singson, Digna Menor, Violeta Woodward and Irene Winter; 22 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pedro Adoca Orpilla, 91, of Honolulu, died July 7 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pozurrobio, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes, son Orlando, daughters Leonora Curammeng and Esmeralda Crenshaw, sisters Presentacion Orpilla and Mercedes Cabating, 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Fumiko "Peggy" Osakoda, 82, of Kahului, a homemaker, died last Saturday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Jacquelyn Dunbar, Roberta Harada and Grace Akaou; sisters Jane Nakashima, Doris Kato, Barbara Liu, Emma Sato and June Ageno; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Alvera Carreira Pacheco, 87, of Hilo, a retired Mitchel's Laundry supervisor, died Sunday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Louise Jr.; daughters Elaine Ugalde, Geraldine Embernate and Sylvia Taka; sisters Josephine Victorine and Ann Ferreira; brother Edwin Carreira; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helen Yuriko Sekiya, 79, of Wahiawa, retired owner of Waltlen & Son Inc., died July 8 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Walter M.; sons Wayne, Harvey and Wilfred; daughter Marilyn Hieda; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Andrianna "Anna" Fialauia Bahn Suivaaia, 26, of Waipahu, a certified medical assistant, died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Taavasu, son Blake, father Edward Bahn Jr., mother Regina Mauricio, brothers Wade and Kody, and sister Cherish Stalcup. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

Isao Ueno, 80, of Honolulu, a retired city refuse truck driver, died July 3. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Erica; son Earl; daughters Sharon Tsuru and Ulrica Moriyama; stepson Michael Yim; stepdaughters Michelle Yim and Jin Yim-Takitani; brothers Richard, Hideo and John Uyeno; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Aiko Watanabe, 82, of Lahaina, a Royal Lahaina Hotel housekeeper, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son William; daughters Ellen Kitabayashi, Phyllis Masuda and Lois Akiona; brother Toshio Miyamoto; sister Sally Sakaida; and nine grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow at the mortuary. No flowers or monetary offerings. Donations suggested to the Pan American MOA Foundation.

Eleanor Umeyo Yoshikawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Metronome Music Store sales clerk, died July 5 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Hazel Yoshimura and Gladys Nishimoto. Private services.




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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