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Obituaries
Friday, October 31, 2003


Angeles Diza "Angie" Cadavona, 83, of Mililani, a retired International Inn cook, died Oct. 26, 2003, at home. She was born in Claveria, Cagayan, the Philippines. She is survived by sons William and Ceferino B. Jr., daughters Angelita Cadavona and Eileen J. Mitchell, brother Mauricio Agnir, sisters Florida Agnir and Teresita Aguilar, 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:15 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Fermina Ganiron Calaro, 86, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 5, 2003, at home. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Benigno C.; sons Cristino G., Apolonio G., Florentino G. and Florante G.; daughters Dominga C. "Domi" Maghanoy, Clarina Calaro Cabana, Carnation C. Inong and Teresita C. "Tessie" Jacinto; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and after 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Philip Mei Chu, 83, of Honolulu, retired principal of Philip M. Chu Associates and partner in an architectural firm in New York City, died Oct. 27, 2003, in Arcadia Nursing Home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Esther, sons Ernest and James, and two grandchildren. Private services.

William B. DeMacose, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired taxi driver, died Oct. 8, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Elizabeth DeMacose Guerrero. Services: 6 p.m. next Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. No flowers.

Maribel Supnet Durante, 32, of Waipahu, died Oct. 17, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Umiray, Dingalan, Quezon province, the Philippines. She is survived by parents Edgardo and Faustina; sisters Marilyn Durante and Gina and Marylou Supnet Durante; brothers Gerry and Eddie Boy Supnet Durante; and fiance Harrison Lee. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Monday and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Virginia Marie "Ginny" Frailey, 86, of Kahana, Maui, died Oct. 28, 2003, in Kihei, Maui. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by son Donald, daughter Carol McKinney, brothers Bob and Dick Evans, sister Mickey McKelvie, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services on Oahu at a later date.

Jeannette "Josie" Chang Guido, 86, of Wailuku, died Oct. 27, 2003, in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Antonio, son Kenneth, sister Florence Lee and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

Kazuharu "Bozu" Hamamoto, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Sonnie Gay sales manager, died Oct. 29, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Pamela Matsuda, Donna Teramae and Cheryl Hagio; sisters Yukie Suzuki, Patsy Teruya and Lorraine Hasegawa; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Lance Heido Hashizume, 51, of Honolulu, died Sept. 19, 2003, at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Masao. Private services.

William Sung Kau, 90, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base and former Honolulu Community College welding and auto mechanics instructor, died Oct. 27, 2003, in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William K.H. and Leon K., daughters Annette K.L. Kozuki and Carol Ann K.L. Lum, brother Morris, sister Elizabeth Olsen, 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery.

David Keohokui (Kauihana) Kauhane Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died Oct. 23, 2003, in Honolulu. He was the recipient of two Purple Hearts, three Bronze Stars with Valor and three Silver Stars. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Nora Santos; former wife Reri; children Vera-Ann and Francis "Moki" Kauhane, Keohokui A. Kauihana, Reri "Sweetie" Robello and Davenette "Inky" Kauhane-Adonis; sister Maxine M. Ching; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. A luncheon will follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Priscilla Poh Kyung Char Lee, 77, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Education secretary at Mokapu and Kailua elementary schools, died Oct. 29, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James B. Lee, daughters Patricia S. Beyer and Donna Y. Hudson, brother Charles C.Y. Char, sisters Jessie S.K. Song and Mary O.K. Bloomingdale, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Melanie Ann Mancao, 57, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Oct. 24, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by sons Kevin Y. and Ricky D. Schall, Keoni Rosete and Junior Boy Funaki; daughter Dyan K. Rosete; brothers Stephen and Richard Johnson; and one grandchild. Private services.

Chiyoko Minatodani, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 23, 2003, in Hale Nani Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by four daughters, one sister, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Hisako Shirley Miyamoto, 84, of Honolulu, retired owner/manager of T. Miyamoto Jewelers Inc., died Oct. 16, 2003, in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Tadami T., son Theodore T., daughter Eileen H. Yabiku, brother Takeo Yamane and sisters Patsy Orimoto and Sachiko Watanabe. Private services.

Tokiyo Nishimura, 98, of Honolulu, died Oct. 25, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George and Stanley, daughter Florence, brother Harold Okazaki, sister Fusayo Saiki, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bette T. Nishiyama, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Education secretary, died Oct. 22, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Heeia. She is survived by sons Keith T. and Gene K.; brothers Raymond, Thomas and Donald Kunimura; sisters Chizuko Okimura and Evelyn Sawai; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Mitsunari Ogata, 76, of Hilo, a retired shop manager for the former Hawaiian Equipment Co. in Hilo, died Oct. 19, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Leatrice S., daughter Amy Okino, brothers Mitsuo and Harold, sister Grace Nishii and one grandchild. Private services.

Paulino Marcos Ramos, 89, of Waipahu, died Oct. 17, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Pila, Laoag City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza A.; son Antonio; daughters Rosario and Leonides Corpuz and Maria de Ocampo; sister Marina Guillermo; brother Arcadio; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Raymond "Butch" Ah Sing Yap Jr., 52, of Makawao, Maui, a mason and Kahului Trucking and Storage Co. truck driver, died Oct. 27, 2003, in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Daneen Kaili; sons Raymond "Butch" Ah Sing Yap III and Patrick Yap; daughters Michelle Awai and Rochelle, Sandy and Britchard Yap; mother Gladys Peralta; brother Richard; sisters Delilah Yap and Shari Franco; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.

Toshio Yoshizaki, 73, of Middle Keei, Hawaii, a coffee and macadamia nut farmer, died Oct. 28, 2003, in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keei. He is survived by sisters Matsuno and Mieno Yoshizaki, Takeno Tsukahara, Umeno Shiozaki and Toshie Hanato. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 4 p.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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