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Obituaries
Saturday, October 4, 2003



Dorino Joseph Cacace, 84, of Pearl City, a retired air traffic controller, died Sept. 27, 2003, at home. He was born in Yonkers, N.Y. He is survived by wife Thelma R.; sons Alan J. and Dennis A.; daughters Virginia A. Cacace, Sharon L. Kelley, Patricia L. Johnson and Louise M. Ingebrethsen; sister Ann Sammet; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the National Parkinson's Foundation.

Wallace Hung Kook Cho, 81, of Honolulu, died Sept. 29, 2003, in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Robert S. and Wallace Jr.; daughter Le-Ann Ogawa; brother Douglas H.B.; sisters Mary Lazarus, Alice Bernard, Muriel Orsi, Elizabeth Whitesell and Mildred Carr; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Edna Mae Collins, 84, of Ewa Beach, died Oct. 1, 2003, in Ewa Beach. She was born in Tallulah, La. She is survived by daughter Toni Turner; brothers Isaiah, Thomas, Perry and James Watkins; sisters Betty Toldson and Dorothy Turner; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Calvary Chapel-West Oahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

James Joseph Lamanna Jr., 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, proprietor for a cleaning and power-washing company, died Sept. 20, 2003, at home. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by sons James, Daniel and Aaron. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kapaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

Greg Yet Wo Lee, 49, of Hilo, owner of Scotts RC Paradise hobby shop in Hilo, died Sept. 27, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann, stepdaughters Catherine and Julie O'Lear, mother Susan Kaneshiro, brother Carl Imakyure and sisters Carolyn Katada and Margarite Tam. Services: 2 p.m. today at Hamakua Coast Assembly of God in Hilo. Additional services: 7 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God, 3400 Moanalua Road, Oahu. Call after 6 p.m. Internment of ashes at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

Hak Pong Lim, 96, of Kapolei, a retired Hosoi Garden Mortuary groundskeeper, died Oct. 2, 2003, at home. He was born in Korea. He is survived by son Chong Son, daughters Chong Ja Bilonta and Kyong Cha Pak, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Committal services and burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Lawrence Yoog Tam Mow, 63, of Honolulu, a retired state land surveyor, died Sept. 29, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine, brothers Warren and Raymond, and sister Mabel Leong. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Doris Yurie Nakaima, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotels & Resorts housekeeper, died Sept. 26, 2003. She was born in Heeia, Hawaii. She is survived by son Roy Nakahama; daughters Lesley Oku, Sallie Yamashita, Mary Nakahama and Linda Nakaima; sister Alice Kawasugi; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jeannie Fujiko Sacdalan, 71, of Ewa Beach, former owner of Sloop John B. Restaurant in Ewa Beach, died Sept. 14, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Miyagi-Ken, Japan. She is survived by son Patrick A., daughter Lisa A. Sacdalan-Maghamil, stepsons Jaime G. and Jerry G., stepdaughters Lydia S. Miller and Lorena G. Ramos, brother Isamu Yamamoto, 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Satoshi Seki, 79, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired tour driver and commercial fisherman, died Sept. 25, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Puna. He is survived by brothers Yoshikazu and Minobu. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Yoshinari "Yoshi" Suda, 62, of Mililani, owner and president of Yoshi's Refrigeration & Air Condition Service Inc., died Sept. 23, 2003, in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Lynette S., son Ryan "Buda," daughter Liane, mother Fusayo, brother Hiroto and sisters Sachie Tanaka and Kazue Suda. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published in yesterday's obituary.

Anastacia "Annie" Cole Torres, 80, of Aiea, died Sept. 25, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons John A. and Brian A.; daughters Sharon T. Scott, Kathleen T. Couch, Maureen Torres and Lillian A. Fowler; hanai daughter Laura Sanches; brothers Nolan and Francisco "Sonny" Cole; sister Florence Olaivar; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Fely Palafox Yadao, 76, of Waipahu, a retired Metropolitan Maintenance Inc. employee, died Sept. 28, 2003, in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Barrio Gayaman, Baduc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Dolly Quebral and Teresita Francisco; son Rogelio Montero; sisters Marcela Rumegara and Piring Palafox; brothers Toribio, Juan and Modesto Palafox; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mohamed Ameen Yusuf, 52, of Wahiawa, a former public school teacher, died Sept. 30, 2003. He was born in Guyana, South America. He is survived by father Majeed; wife Margaret; sons Maron and Shem; daughter Tina; brothers Frank, Richard, Hanif, Faizool, Hamid, Azeez, Khaleek and Fazil; and sisters Bibi Yussuff and Halima Alli. Burial: 2 p.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park.


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LaMarchina services

Funeral services have been set for former Honolulu Symphony and Hawaii Opera Theatre music director Robert LaMarchina, who died Tuesday at age 75. Services are 2 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary, with burial following at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

LaMarchina, a Kaneohe resident, led the symphony from 1967 to 1978. He also served with the Metropolitan Opera National Company, He had guest- conducting stints with the Fujiwara Opera of Japan, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Center Opera and other companies. At age 16, he was named by Arturo Toscanini as the youngest member of the NBC Symphony Orchestra.

Pfeiffer services

Memorial services for Robert J. "Bobby" Pfeiffer will be held in San Francisco on Oct. 16 and in Honolulu on Oct. 22.

Pfeiffer, the former chairman of Alexander & Baldwin Inc. and Matson Navigation Co., was 83 when he died Sept. 26.

Services in San Francisco will be held Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. at Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., with a reception afterward at the Fairmont Hotel's Crown Room at 950 Mason St. Services in downtown Honolulu will be held at St. Andrew's Cathedral on Beretania Street at 4 p.m. Oct. 22. A reception will follow at the Hawaii Maritime Center on Pier 7.

The family asks that instead of flowers, donations be made in Pfeiffer's memory to the Hawaii Maritime Center, the S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien- Robert J. Pfeiffer Memorial Fund or to other charities. More information can be found at www.bishopmuseum.org/hme/ or www.ssjeremiahobrien.org).




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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