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Obituaries
Sunday, December 14, 2003




Mario Hernandez Anzures
Dec. 1, 2003
Mario Hernandez Anzures, 40, of Kula, Maui, an accountant for a computer software company, died at home. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by wife Mya L.; daughters Isabella R. and Helana B.; brothers Julian, Arthur, Richard, Alfred, Robert and George; and sister Emilie. Services: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at his Kula residence.

Eugene Walter Barrett
Nov. 8, 2003
Eugene Walter Barrett, 72, of Honolulu, died. He was born in California. He is survived by son Bert "Budweiserman" Pahia, mother Emily, brothers Arthur A. and Howard, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Felicitas Barber Buenavista
Dec. 4, 2003
Felicitas Barber Buenavista, 74, of Honolulu, a retired International In-Flight Catering Co. equipment assembler, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ducam, Dolores, Abra, the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Geraldine; sisters Rosa Cada and Carmen Catriz, and one grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Tomasa Queja Caigaman
Dec. 7, 2003
Tomasa Queja Caigaman, 95, of Wailuku, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Esther Alvaro, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mercedes Calisterio
Dec. 3, 2003
Mercedes Calisterio, 76, of Kapolei, a retired Puumaile Hospital practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Judy A. Calisterio and Rose Rufo, brothers Floro Mandawe and Avelino Ramos, sister Dalmacia Marquez, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sarah Cosma Canada
Dec. 7, 2003
Sarah Cosma Canada, 88, of Honolulu, a retired real estate and life insurance company secretary, died. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Caesar, Alexander "Rique" and Earl; daughter Diane; brothers Marion, Francis and Antonio "Tony" Cosma; sister Petra Esmeralda; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Elnora G. Dela Cruz
Dec. 3, 2003
Elnora G. Dela Cruz, 41, of Lahaina, a Ritz Carlton Hotel laundry attendant, died in San Francisco. She was born in Dingrass, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Juvelyn and Aerel J.; mother Susana Gaoiran; brothers Amante, Julien and Federico Gaoiran Jr.; and sisters Elvira Vu, Marjorie Madriaga, and Leny and Maritess Gaoiran. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial at Mililani Memorial Park at a later date. Casual attire.

Mary Setsuko Hanzawa
Dec. 5, 2003
Mary Setsuko Hanzawa, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Kyo-Ya Restaurant waitress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ronald and Wallace, brothers Kenneth and Charles Katsuyoshi, sisters Ethel Matsui and Susan Shimada, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Margaret Kawahineikaliola Heine
Dec. 9, 2003
Margaret Kawahineikaliola Heine, 87, of Honolulu, a retired chief clerk for the Third Circuit Court of Hilo, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kealia, Hawaii. She is survived by son Samuel; daughter Lydia Frederickson; brothers Samuel, William and Lot Toomey; sister Annie Wilson; caregiver Elvira Pineda; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Edna Shigeko Higa
Dec. 8, 2003
Edna Shigeko Higa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed seamstress, died in St. Francis-Liliha Medical Center. She was born in Waiakea Camp 2, Hawaii. She is survived by son Matthew S., brother James Miyashiro and three grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Eiji Kamei
Dec. 6, 2003
Eiji Kamei, 86, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County accounting clerk and U.S. Army World War II veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Miriam, son Marvin, daughter Gayle, and sisters Frances Yanagi and Yvonne Souza. Private services.

Roger Edward Aloha Kanoho
Nov. 30, 2003
Roger Edward Aloha Kanoho, 69, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii student housing employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Marie I., brother Kaipo Wilmington, and sisters Noelani E.K. Mahoe and Nalei K. Harris. Services: noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

Archibald Pahukula LaBatte Sr.
Dec. 8, 2003
Archibald Pahukula LaBatte Sr., 67, of Honolulu, a retired state groundskeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Archibald Jr., Varcus, DeWitt and Destin; daughters Vyra Burgess, Vina Tanaka and Tanya Mason; brother Francis; sisters Elsie Ah Yat and Orelia Fernandez; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Clifford Buck Loy Liu
Dec. 5, 2003
Clifford Buck Loy Liu, 66, of Kailua, a retired Ameron H.C. & D. machine operator, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Florence "Mapu," son Clifford F.Y., daughters Enolia Magnenat and Jolette Martin, brother Wilbert L.F., sister Joyce K.S. Lee and six grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Cecelia H. A. Medeiros
Dec. 10, 2003
Cecelia H. A. "Cissy" Medeiros, 85, of Hana, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana. She is survived by husband John A. Jr., daughter Joanne Young, brother Thomas "Sammy" Awai, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church in Hana. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Angeline Moran
Dec. 10, 2003
Angeline Moran, 70, of Mililani, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughter Patricia Castellano; brothers Harold Kaiama and Melicio, Kenneth and Raphael DelaCruz; sisters Maria Ramos, Jeanette Yamanuha, Rosaline Campos, Mercedes Caballes, Henrietta Hoopii, Kathrine Siarot, Linda Ebrada and Daisy Himalaya; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Sadako Morito Morimoto
Dec. 10, 2003
Sadako Morito Morimoto, 89, of Wailuku, a housekeeper for a private residence, died in Hale Makua. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Harry, Edward, Sadao and Hitoshi; daughters Judy Brincefield, Mae Tatsutani and Ruth Pang; sister Asako Imamura; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kahului Baptist Church.

Lorna Nottage Muller
Dec. 10, 2003
Lorna Nottage Muller, 86, of Honolulu, died in Arcadia Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lee N. and C. Michael, brothers David and Peter Nottage, sister Marjorie Russell, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Annie Kaukaliu Helepololei Naeole
Dec. 12, 2003
Annie Kaukaliu Helepololei "Darling" Naeole, 77, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Beverly Manor. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James, William and Leslie; daughter Narcissus; father John; brothers Joseph and Clifford; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church in Waimanalo. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Kaione Beach in Waimanalo. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Tsuruko Andres Nakasone
Dec. 9, 2003
Tsuruko Andres Nakasone, 70, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Okinawa. She is survived by sons Ken and Harvey, brother Kiichi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 2 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Beatrice T. Nosse
Dec. 9, 2003
Beatrice T. Nosse, 97, of Wahiawa, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John and daughter Beatrice Kikawa. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Wahiawa, 1233 California Ave. Call after 10 a.m.

Norio Otake
Dec. 12, 2003
Norio Otake, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Stevedores wharf clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian R.; daughters Susan Nakaishi, Diane H. Fedor and Lynette Tsukamoto; sisters Caroline Marumo, Agnes Mekata and Nancy Uota; and two grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Makiki Christian Church. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Mabel Perreira
Dec. 7, 2003
Mabel Perreira, 82, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Mitchell; daughters Carol Apana, Ernestine Miller, Doreen DeMello and Lori Perreira; hanai daughter Roberta Marks; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

Diane Louise Radanovich
Dec. 9, 2003
Diane Louise Radanovich, 61, of Pukalani, Maui, died at home. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by son Tom, daughter Carrol Wilson, father Carrol Morris and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Maui Humane Society.

Richard Nobuki Sakata
Nov. 25, 2003
Richard Nobuki Sakata, 82, of Honolulu, a Lanakila Health Center X-ray technician, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy, daughter Lorraine Ramos and sister Sandra Numazu. Private services.

Romelia Gonzales Salvatera
Nov. 26, 2003
Romelia Gonzales Salvatera, 72, of Kalihi and Newark, Calif., a homemaker, died in Fremont, Calif. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Isabelo; sons Ernesto, Manuel, Bob, David, Raul and John; daughters Arceli Naje, Marilou Castelo and Estela Guerrero; mother Herminigilda; brothers William Sr. and Alexander; and sisters Susana Aquino, Teresa Salvatera, Leonora Lumang and Aurora Train; 29 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Emiko Sato
Dec. 7, 2003
Emiko Sato, 77, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hattie sales clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Glenn; daughters Ann Kawabata, Sue Asano and Carrie Lea Salomon; brother Hideharu Murazane; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Satoru Sato
Dec. 10, 2003
Satoru Sato, 89, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County police lieutenant, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Masayo; sons Gilbert S., Roy M., Wayne D., Gary L. and Mark M.; sister Hatsuko Suzuki; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Juanita Nieves Taculog
Dec. 6, 2003
Juanita Nieves Taculog, 79, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a former Del Monte Pineapple Plantation employee, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Francisco "Cisco" Jr., daughters Mildred Hirose and Elizabeth "Liz" Ishimitsu, nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grand children. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Sophia's Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery.

Silvestre Gapas Tapac
Dec. 1, 2003
Silvestre Gapas Tapac, 93, of Waipahu, a retired construction carpenter, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicidad, daughter Rosemary Quilallan and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Annie Verbiske
Dec. 10, 2003
Annie Verbiske, 84, of Volcano, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by son John Jr., daughters Maxine Verbiske and Susan Dvorak, brother Michael Pszyk Jr., sisters Helen Yoeman and Josephine Laul, and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 5. Casual attire.

David William Johannes Bernhard von Kessel
Dec. 7, 2003
David William Johannes Bernhard von Kessel, 67, of Honolulu, an electrical engineer, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by brother Jon. Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Shizuko Yamanuha
Dec. 1, 2003
Shizuko Yamanuha, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Fred, Milton, Norman, Stanley and Roy; daughters Betty and Jane; sisters Kiyoko Inafuku and Masako Tomei; nine grandchildren; and five great-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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