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Obituaries
Monday, July 28, 2003


Felisa Calaoagan Capili, 71, of Waipahu, died July 23, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband Alfredo; sons Orlino, Arthur, Conrado and Danny; daughters Susan Capili, Ludy Castrence, Teresita Ancheta and Mila Dela Cruz; sisters Marina Mateo and Adelaida Dela Cruz; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. next Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. next Monday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. No flowers.

Ben "Benji" DeBrouwer, 56, of Honolulu, a warehouse manager, maintenance foreman and U.S. Navy veteran, died July 18, 2003. He was born in Hemet, Calif. He is survived by mother Betty, brother Donald and sister Gail Overbo. Scattering of ashes: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at sea. Wake to follow at Harbor Pub.

Bill L. Estabrook, 77, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired operating engineer, died July 24, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Irene F., sons Donald W. Estabrook and Rodney L. Rutledge, daughter Susan L. and two grandchildren. No services.

Lorraine Hannah Sing Fook Gomes, 72, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel employee, died July 15, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Cyril "Gabby"; son Glenn; daughters Sheila Gomes and Maureen Yuen; brothers William, Albert and Hubert Sing Fook; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Helen Ruth Gordon, 98, of Honolulu, formerly of Pennsylvania, a state librarian in Pennsylvania, died July 24, 2003, at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by caregivers from Options for Elders. Services to be held at a later date at Central Union Church.

Ryan Keith Goto, 35, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Police Department police officer, died July 23, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Dawn Metzger, son Bowen, father Alan, brother Lance Nihei, sisters Tammy Perez and Lesley Goto, and grandparents Kiyomi Sackwitz and Sueno Goto. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

May Muilana Keouli, 75, of Honolulu, died July 20, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Troy Miranda; daughters Ruby Hughes, Haunani Brash, Bonnie Ernest and Thelma Lave; brother Paul Kamana; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Edith Yip Lee, 86, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2003, in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Medford B.S. and Malcom Q.S., daughters Alberta P.H. Lee and Loriane P.L. Kamealoha, brother David C. Wong, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

Charles Kelepine Lopes Sr., 71, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired truck driver for B&C Trucking, died July 20, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Gladys K.; sons Charles K. Jr., Ronald K., Brian K., Warren K., Russell K. and Lawrence K. Lopes and Zachary Keo; daughters Charlene K. Kaniho, Hannah K. Eckert and Terri K. Kim; brothers Seraphine K. and David K. Lopes and Louie Higgins; sisters Hannah Moller, Clara Naho'oikaika and Kathy Leleo; 41 grandchildren; and 64 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Amparo Lapitan "Paring" Lucero, 81, of Manoa, a Sheraton Waikiki Hotel employee, died July 19, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Farola, Tagudin, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Noberto and Jerry A., daughter Percy Lucero Maron, brothers Jose and Vicente Lapitan, sister Carmen Fabro and five grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth's Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Mildred Mineo Matsuzaki, 87, of Pearl City, a retired J.C. Penney salesclerk, died July 15, 2003, in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Ernest, Maurice Sr. and William; daughters Barbara Paresa and June T. Hirayama; brothers Isamu, Robert and Gilbert Okazaki; 21 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Larry Hideo Nakama, 82, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor and chef of Makaha Valley Country Club and Olomana Golf Links Restaurant, died July 22, 2003, in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Ruby H.; son Lloyd H.; daughters Joan K. Okumura, Eloise S. Nakama and Hilma Nakama Fujimoto; brothers Robert I., Noboru and Sueo; sisters Haruko Kaneshiro, Shizuko Masaki, Itoyo Uejo and Florence S. Igarashi; four grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toru Ohari, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Foodland Super Market non-food item buyer, died July 20, 2003, in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sanae F., son John S. and two grandchildren. Private services.

Evelyn Emiko Mori Shintani, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education school counselor, died July 20, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Thomas T., sons David and Robert, and one grandchild. Private services.

Marie Kealoha Shobert, 83, of Kapolei, a Hale Koa Hotel linen room attendant, died July 21, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clell L.; sons Charles, Joseph and George Kuheana; daughters Charlamae Snyder, Charlotte Roberts, Charleneller Kuheana and Charletta Batten; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Paul D. Slavey Sr., 79, of Everett, Wash., formerly of Hawaii, a former Honolulu Police Department police officer and a retired photo engraver for Pacific Photo Engraving, died July 17, 2003, in Kirkland, Wash. He was born in El Centro, Calif. He is survived by daughters Dottie McBride, Gerry Burghduff, Diana Nakihei and Yvonne Blair; companion Pat Irvine; half sister Patricia Lee; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Telly John Fuerte Tabieros, 27, of Honolulu, a commercial fisherman, died July 8, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Gloria, brother Robert and sisters Mila Engle, Imelda Ashman and Jane and Carina Tabieros. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Jane Yuriko Takayama, 60, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii at Manoa Matsunaga Institute for Peace secretary, died July 9, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jadyne Horie, mother Ethel Iwamoto, brother David Iwamoto and sister Elaine Mangold. Private services.

Clement W.S. Tam, 73, of Honolulu, a retired pharmacist, died July 12, 2003. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Leatrice; daughters Margie Wo, Laurie Mae Tam and Tracie Ann Tjapkes; brother Raymond; sisters Gladys Pang and Dorothy Ching; and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Saint Louis School or the National Kidney Foundation.

Walter Haleokeawe Tin Loy, 39, of Hilo, a Water Man employee and an associate pastor for the Apostolic Faith Church in Hilo, died July 13, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Walter I. and Darnell, sisters Kimberly Gomes and Shanna Nahoopii, brothers Blaine and Ryan, and grandmother Florence Whitworth. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Gisei "China" Tomiyasu, 81, of Waianae, a retired Gem Construction carpenter, died July 21, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Kaiwiki, South Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshie, son Patrick S., brothers Mike and Dennis, and sister Momoe L. Morioka. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Shinako Yasuda, 77, of Honolulu, died July 23, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wallace "Wally," daughter Wanda M. Makanani, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. 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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