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Obituaries
Tuesday, November 11, 2003




Modesto Bumanglag Ambrocio, 75, of Honolulu, died Oct. 22, 2003, in Honolulu. He was born in Brgy 7 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Erminio, Carmelo, Rudy, Ruben and Deryll; daughters Cora Ambrocio and Teresita Laroza; brother Zoilo; sisters Antonia Pascua, Mercedes Simpliciano, Soledad Bumanglag, Marina Bayudan and Cecilia Mamaclay; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

James Arthur "Jay" Bauckham, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Servco Financial Services senior vice president, died Nov. 2, 2003. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jim; daughter Judy; brothers Arthur, Douglas and Terry; and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Calvary-by-the-Sea Lutheran Church. Private scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Foundation for American Veterans.

Clifford Clarence Chuck, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Mass Transit Lines bus driver, died Nov. 5, 2003, in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Clifford C. Jr. and Stanley; daughters Sherry Kadoguchi, Raelene Higa, Tina Vincent and Patricia Benitez; brothers Terry and Wilfred "Sonny"; sister Rosemary King; 12 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Jake Clark, 58, of Kapolei, a retired U.S. Army master sergeant, died Oct. 28, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Kentucky. He is survived by wife Laurie L., son Christopher L., daughter Lori M. and sisters Anne Jean Burton, Irene Steep and Magelene Burrow. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Schofield Barracks Chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Enter base through Lyman Gate.

Jeffrey Mark Cypriano, 46, of Kalopa, Hawaii, a heavy equipment operator and owner of Cypriano Trucking Co., died Nov. 6, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Pearl G. and son Joston. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes "Honokaa Catholic Church." Call after 5 p.m. tomorrow and 8 a.m. Thursday. Burial to follow at Kalopa Cemetery. Casual attire.

Ted Tsuruo Gono, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls Co. equipment operator, died Oct. 26, 2003, in Maluhia Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ted and John, daughters Rowena and Annie Nebres, sister Gladys Kim and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

The Rev. Arturo Gomez Guirnalda, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Philippine Independent Church bishop in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, died Oct. 27, 2003, at home. He was born in San Juan, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Alberta B.; sons Manuel, Bal, Bagnos and Banuar; daughters Sinamar Raval, Namnama Baptista and Emma Cabacungan; sisters Bella Gui, Lolita Go, Estrella Soriano and Lily Yaranon; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Casual attire.

Ruth Sadako Kawamoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House gift wrapper, died Oct. 30, 2003, in Aloha Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Peter, Henry and William Higa; and sister Helen Miyashiro. Private services.

Natalia Judith Madamba, 51, of Honolulu, a legal secretary, died Oct. 22, 2003, in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilfred, parents Gualberto and Hortencia Nicolas, and sister Zenaida Salvador. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Robert Isamu Nakatani, 77, of Waianae, died Oct. 31, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Pat J.; sons Paul J.K., Richard R. and Calvin K.; daughters Patricia H. and Anne I.; brother Roy; sisters Lillian Sato, Ethel Kunishige and Lorraine Sugihara; 19 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Archie Allen Nunes, 68, of Honolulu, died Oct. 29, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Frank, Archie and Anthony; daughter Antoinette K. "Annette"; former wives Muriel Kalua and Gwendolyn Nunes; mother Violet Moniz; brother Bobby Kruesling; sisters Patsy Vares and Janet and Shirley Teixeira; and six grandchildren. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pablo Villarin "Pabling" Pena, 69, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel waiter, died Oct. 30, 2003, in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lolita "Lolit"; sons Christopher, Francis, Pablo Jr. and Emerson; daughters Catherine Pena and Bernadette Tan; sister Nenit Sison; and many grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Elva K. "Sis" Peterson, 91, of Honolulu, a Musician Union administrative assistant, died Nov. 1, 2003. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald B., daughters Marlene L. Peterson and Elva Moore, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Epiphony Episcopal Church. Aloha attire. Private burial at Oahu Cemetery.

Warren Kenji Suenaka, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired city supervisor, died Oct. 31, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Roy, Calvin, Gregory and Wesley K.; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

May Chizue Tanaka, 78, of Manoa, died Nov. 4, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tom M., son Lester, daughter Donna Kawakami, sister Harriet Chong and five grandchildren. Private services.

Mark Kele "Sharky" Valdez, 47, of Kaneohe, owner of Mild to Wild Auto Body Shop, died Nov. 5, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Rudolph and Cecilia, companion Terry Natividad, brothers Alex and Rudy, and sisters Kaui Ramiro and Melissa Usui. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bernard Tong Sing Wong, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard storage specialist and U.S. Navy veteran, died Nov. 7, 2003, in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dr. Norbert B., brother John K.S., sisters Mary S.L. Char and Annie K.L. Gilliland, and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Gilbert Takeo Yamaguchi, 87, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired proprietor of Yamaguchi Transfer Co. and Yamaguchi Brothers Service Station, died Nov. 7, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He is survived by sons Ron and Burton; daughter Sandra Kimura; brothers Walter, Raymond and Clayton; sisters Daisy Conquest, Racheal Mcquerry and June Iwata; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Robert Kazuo Yorita, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House window displayer, died Oct. 23, 2003, in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alma T., sons Dr. Carl and Art, daughter Leila Kansaku and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Soto Mission of Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lorraine Sun Hop Young, 49, of Honolulu, a state social worker, died Oct. 26, 2003, in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stefan Loo; mother Emmaline; brothers Leonard, Earle, Benson and Johnson; and sister Audrey. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual 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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