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Obituaries
Saturday, October 25, 2003


Cecilio Doctor Balisacan, Sr., 80, of Waipahu, a retired McDonald's employee in Pearl City, died Oct. 2, 2003, at home. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Marina M.; sons Gil, Cecilio Jr. and Albert; daughters Leriza Cadaoas, Nonita Salazar, Elvisa Avienza, Nila Aquino, Luzviminda Palacio, Alma Gabonia and Catherine Balisacan; and 33 grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Faye Crowley, 86, of Auburn, Wash., a homemaker, died Oct. 18, 2003, in Washington. She was born in Independence, Ore. She is survived by sons Dennis and Timothy, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services in Auburn.

Nat Kalae Eckman, 33, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a self-employed painter, died Oct. 20, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Ikaika; daughters Kylie and Kamaile; parents Buddy and Gail Belin; brothers Kali and Shannon Belin; sisters Mahana and Buffy Belin and Carlene Atwater; and grandparents Mary Eckman, and Carl and Connie Belin. Services: 11 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Flaviano Esquijo Fabro, 81, of Molokai, died Oct. 16, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Binalaon, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Priscilla C., daughter Elizabeth F. Ramos, brothers Anatalio and Fernando Sr., sister Tranqilina and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kikuno Karimoto, 95, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Oct. 11, 2003, at home. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Miyako Nagatori, Kikuyo Karimoto and Harue Person; brother Hideo Ogawa; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lillian Ichiko Kawaguchi, 86, of Mililani, died Oct. 14, 2003, in Honolulu. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Stanley and Paul, daughter Jean Tamekazu, sister Betty Shikibu and five grandchildren. Private services.

Natsuko Kawamura, 85, of Honolulu, died Oct. 22, 2003. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Private services.

Doris Matsue Kurosaki, 86, of Pearl City, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital licensed practical nurse, died Oct. 11, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jill Miyagi and Elsie Nitta; sisters Edna Tanoue, Sadame Tsuda and Florence Miyamoto; brother Masaji Honda; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Margaret Taim Lim, 100, of Honolulu, died Oct. 8, 2003, in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Elia and James Kim, daughters Drs. Sarah and Ipbi Kim, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Pedro "Pete" Chang Llarinas Jr., 58, of Nanakuli, a U.S. Air Force veteran and Love's Landscaping certified licensed arborist, died Oct. 13, 2003, in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Veronica M.; sons Stuart and Brian; daughter Lisa Ann M.L.; father Pedro C. Sr.; brothers Andrew Llarinas and Raymond and Winfred Lui; sisters Judy Jones, Jean Llarinas and Sofia Stone; and five grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Church, 85-786 Old Gov't. Road, Waianae. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alyce Virginia "Darling" Manlapit, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Community Correctional Center prison matron, died Oct. 18, 2003, in Waianae. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Lawrence Manlapit and Harvey "Nick" Negranza; daughters Adelaide "Adel" Velasco, Pat Gaspar, Frances Lara and Alicia Pierre; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Kyung Soo Yum Paik, 91, of Honolulu, a retired music teacher, died Oct. 22, 2003, in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Taegu, Korea. She is survived by sons Sun Hum and Moon Hum; daughters Shin Ja Chung, Sung Ja Yu and Eun Sook Kang; sisters Jin Soo and Kwi Soo Yum; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Christ United Methodist Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. No flowers.

Geneva J. Pierce, 84, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Honolulu and a manager for the Gregg Apartments, died Oct. 10, 2003. She was born in Childress, Texas. She is survived by sister Maxine Markota; brothers Curtis and Don Clifton; and stepchildren John, Kathy and Judy. Services held in Arizona. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Norman Akio Sayegusa, 57, of Kaneohe, a Better Income Tax Service accountant, died Oct. 18, 2003, in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Iris M., daughters Carey Sayegusa and Jennifer Yoshizawa, mother Ellen M. and brother Dennis Sayegusa. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Committal services and inurnment: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information provided for an obituary published Thursday.

Violet Yoshiko Tamura, 85, of Waialua, a retired Arakawa Store sales clerk, died Oct. 12, 2003, in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by brothers Joseph T. and Robert N. Morita. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jean Mitsuko Tanaka, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 11, 2003. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alton and Roy; brothers Kenji, Tsukasa and David Nakano; sisters Sakae Kuwanoe, Doris Kimura, Irene Kim, Fujiko Shiraishi and Nancy Nakagama; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nicomedes Estrada Torio, 93, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired Kilauea Sugar Plantation ditch irrigator and former employee of Pioneer Seed Co. and Kauai County's Beautification Department, died Oct. 17, 2003. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by sons James, Solomon, Anthony and Thomas; daughter Lynette Viluan; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. next Saturday at the family residence on Kilauea Road. Mass: noon at St. Sylvester Catholic Church. Call after 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

Carlos Armando Vela, 52, of Kailua, owner of Jasmine Gardening and a magician performing as "Aloha Magic of Carlos Armando," died Oct. 14, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador. He is survived by wife Cecelia Vela-Bailey; daughters Alicia, Nicole and Marissa Vela-Bailey; and sisters Erlinda Miller and Delmey Ayala. A celebration of life will take place 6 p.m. tomorrow at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the Cecelia Vela-Bailey Fund at Bank of Hawaii, Aikahi Branch, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Kailua 96734. No flowers. Additional information provided for an obituary published Tuesday.

Edward Yoshitsugu Yashiki, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Schuman Automotive Inc. sales representative, died Oct. 13, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth T.; daughters Candace L. Yashiki, Joanne A. Palmeri and Kathryn K. Koshi; sisters Sally Miyawaki, Patricia Tsuzaki and Barbara Ann Kakugawa; and five grandchildren. 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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