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Obituaries
Sunday, November 16, 2003


Alan C. Akao
Oct. 17, 2003
Alan C. Akao, 45, of Aiea, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Alan, daughter Allyce, brother Emmett and sister Francine Swedberg. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Villamor Pascual Arcangel
Nov. 5, 2003
Villamor Pascual Arcangel, 83, of Waipahu, a barrio councilman in Navotas, Laoag City, the Philippines, died at home. He was born in Maananteng, Solsona, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Pelagia D.; sons Ronald and Randy; daughters Purita Lamug, Nelly Valdez and Nancy Agtarap; sister Mercedes Colobong; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James Andrew Edwards
Nov. 14, 2003
James Andrew Edwards, 41, of Kailua, an audio engineer and commercial producer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Carol P. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Stanley Tatsuo Haitsuka
Nov. 10, 2003
Stanley Tatsuo Haitsuka, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Koga Engineering heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Dorothy A.; sons Melvin, Gordon, Calvin, David, Jon and Alan; daughters Jeanne Nakasone and Adelle Wright; brothers Henry and Jack; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Laurence Hughes
Nov. 12, 2003
David Laurence Hughes, infant son of Thomas and Shannon Hughes, of Kaneohe, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He also survived by brothers Cameron, Stephen, Timothy and James; sisters Kristin and Emma; and grandparents Richard and Shirley Burr and Richard and Barbara Hughes. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Elizabeth Koanui Joseph, also known as "Betty" and "Lady"
Nov. 6, 2003
Elizabeth Koanui Joseph, also known as "Betty" and "Lady," 74, of Waimanalo, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Buddy, Cupid, Kalani and Walter Hoi Joseph and Kalani, Hoku and Alii Goo; daughters Julie Kassebeer and Eunice Ming-Toi Goo; brothers James, Christopher "Buddy" and Walter Koanui; sisters Elaine Kim-Kama, Madeline McKeague, Francine Woodward and C. Donna Goo; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Pui Ying Lee
Nov. 10, 2003
Pui Ying Lee, 87, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Jun, Hans Buck, Jamieson, Dick, Wayne and Joe; brother Walton Gock; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Marion Leilani Leong
Nov. 7, 2003
Marion Leilani Leong, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired Signetics Corp. data entry supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, son Curtis, brother Isaac Kupahu and sister Sharon Tsutsumi. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Esther Shiroma Ling
Nov. 11, 2003
Esther Shiroma Ling, 86, of Honolulu, a retired garment production manager, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Kenneth; daughter Cynthia Johanson; brothers Larry and Thomas Shiroma; sisters Ethel Connors, Grace Toguchi, Daisy Osora and Jean Shiroma; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Vanity Faith Longboy
Oct. 31, 2003
Vanity Faith Longboy, infant daughter of Vincent and Wendy Longboy, of Johnstown, Pa., died in Johnstown. She was born in Johnstown. She is also survived by grandparents Lou and Florence Longboy and Sixto and Leticia Daquioag Jr.; and great-grandparents Adelaida Correa and Santiago and Matilde Ines. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Henry Kalahanohano "Buddy" Luning Jr.
Nov. 3, 2003
Henry Kalahanohano "Buddy" Luning Jr., 76, of Makaha, a retired University of Hawaii security supervisor, died in Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice "Bea"; sons Ronald, Bobby, Dane and Lance; daughters Beverly "Kanani" Estrada and Stacey Domingo; brother Dr. Alan; sister Pearl Coleman; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great- grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Raymond Kanoeau "Mac" McCabe
Nov. 10, 2003
Raymond Kanoeau "Mac" McCabe, 79, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard rigger shop No. 72 employee and tour bus driver, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Lillian "Lilinoe"; daughters Cherylene Lopez, Raynette McCabe, DonnaLynn Gomes, Delphine Duque, Sarah Kaina, Marlene Kamaunu and Cloann Fuertes; brother Louie; sister Miriam Kahapea; 40 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

Clifford Shoye Miyashiro
Nov. 5, 2003
Clifford Shoye Miyashiro, 68, of Kaneohe, a retired Federal Aviation Administration teletype operator/maintenance, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emmeline M., son Troy T., daughter Julie Y. Torikawa, brothers Joji and Stanley, sister Violet Murakane and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Sheralyn Ann Padron
Nov. 12, 2003
Sheralyn Ann Padron, 46, of Kahului, a K-Mart cashier, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by father Presidio, brothers Sheldyn and Myles, and sister Josette. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Floyd Spencer Sr.
Nov. 13, 2003
Floyd Spencer Sr., 75, of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He is survived by wife Frances R.; sons Bruce, Barney and Floyd Jr.; daughters Helene Spencer and Patti Defreitas; sister Mildred Fleischman; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great- grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

Mitsuo Takahashi
Oct. 31, 2003
Mitsuo Takahashi, 81, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Army veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons William M., Roger S. and Allen A.; daughter Ramona M. Botelho-Takahashi; brother Stanley; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Norman "Tutu" Kiyoshita Tanaka
Nov. 14, 2003
Norman "Tutu" Kiyoshita Tanaka, 60, of Lahaina, a plumber and owner of Norman Tanaka's Plumbing Services, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by companion Ethel L.; sons Norman Jr., Kurt and James; mother Fusako; brothers Gordon and Dan; and two grandchildren. Wake: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Reception to follow at church hall. Casual attire. No flowers.

Valerie Marie Wilson
Oct. 30, 2003
Valerie Marie Wilson, 86, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Munising, Mich. She is survived by sons Stanley and Charles III, daughter Carol A. Hamada, brother Harold Broecker, sister Ethel Spooner and six grandchildren. Private services.

Shirley Pui Jee Wong
Nov. 13, 2003
Shirley Pui Jee Wong, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Lanakila Elementary School employee, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Edmund F.C.; sons Henry W.S., Matthew W.O. and Michael W.L.; daughter Joy L.H.; brother Kai Wing Cheung; and sister Hon Hing Cheung. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. No flowers.

Kenneth Kiyoshi Yoshida
Nov. 14, 2003
Kenneth Kiyoshi Yoshida, 80, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired County of Hawaii employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Naalehu. He is survived by sons Benjamin Brown and Allen and James Yoshida; hanai son Dayton Beck; daughters Marie Ah Yee and Karen Yoshida; hanai daughter Eleanor Beck; brothers Tsutomu and Ronald; sister Violet Yamamoto; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kauahaao Congregational Church in Waiohinu. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.




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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