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Obituaries
Friday, January 9, 2004


Barbara J. Amaral
Jan. 3, 2004
Barbara J. Amaral, 69, of Honolulu, a retired J.C. Penney clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clyde L.; daughters Debra Harbottle, Mona Inferrera, JoAna Amato, Lynette Yee, Michele Amaral and Raylyn Duenas; brother Dennis Lum; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

Sadie Bow Inn Lum Choy
Jan. 1, 2004
Sadie Bow Inn Lum Choy, 93, of Honolulu, died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Reginald, Gary, Calvin and Byron; daughter Beverly Wong; brothers Norman, Milton, Benson and Kalfred Lum; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Myon Hye Elizondo
Dec. 29, 2003
Myon Hye "Sonia" Elizondo, 48, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Enrique "Ricky"; sons Francis and Lawrence; father Dae Hyong Kim; brother Song Kyun Kim; and sisters Kwang Hye Ho, Jihee Motomochi, Song Hwang Kim and Chi Yon Edes. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Lucille M. Figueroa
Jan. 1, 2004
Lucille M. Figueroa, 66, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sylvester Rivera and Lamont and Dueces Octavio; daughter Lenora Rodriguez; brother Anthony Ramos; sisters Juanita Vasquez and Joyce Gouveia; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Grace Yoshie Fukida
Jan. 5, 2004
Grace Yoshie Fukida, 87, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by daughters Florence Nishida, Elaine Asahi and Jennifer Sakuma; sisters Shige Haraga, Dorothy Kawachi and Betty Lee; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Stephen A.A. Goddard
Dec. 31, 2003
Stephen A.A. Goddard, 60, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Yacht Connection owner, died. He was born in Pierre, S.D. He is survived by wife Miko, sons Chad and Paul, mother Violet, brother Truman, sister Gloria Garrity and a grandchild. Services: 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaii Yacht Club. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Patricia S. Gossett
Dec. 20, 2003
Patricia S. Gossett, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii executive secretary, died in One Kalakaua Senior Living. She was born in Topeka, Kan. She is survived by husband J. Richard "Dick," son Frederick Ingram, daughter Nancy Hannum, stepdaughter Joan, six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church. No flowers. Donations suggested to Central Union Church or One Kalakaua Senior Living Foundation.

Edith Noble Harris
Dec. 7, 2003
Edith Noble Harris, 94, of Honolulu, an Insurance Factors president and owner, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by Noble and Harris Ohana. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Shoyei Hatta
Jan. 3, 2004
Shoyei Hatta, 76, of Holualoa, Hawaii, formerly of Aiea, a retired Aiea Hongwanji Mission minister, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kyoto, Japan. He is survived by wife Hisako, son Fred, daughter Janet Sugimoto and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission, 1727 Pali Highway. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

Takeo Kaneshiro
Dec. 27, 2003
Takeo Kaneshiro, 75, of Waipahu, a Kamaaina Koncrete Product Inc. mechanic and former THOT Construction employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sadae, son Keith T., daughter Cora S. Dahilig, brothers Masaichi and Masakichi, and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Wednesday.

Regina Juanita Schmidt Keawe
Jan. 5, 2004
Regina Juanita Schmidt Keawe, 70, of Waianae, founder of Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David Jr., George, Clarence, Ernest, Calvin, Arnold, Rudi, Kenessey, Anthony and David III; daughters Regina Paahana, Mary Ann Dela Cruz, Rose Plunkett, Dorothy Kekahuna, Margaret Hagmoc, Linda Keawe and Ruby DeRego; brother Ernest W. Schmidt; sisters Rose M. Garcia and Margaret M. Thompson; 70 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Jeremiah Olamauloa Kiakona
Jan. 2, 2004
Jeremiah Olamauloa Kiakona, infant son of Mark H. and Aimee-Lynne M. Kiakona, of Kailua, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Melvin and Maureen Matsuda and Tanya Kiakona. Private services.

Janet Kosue Kumabe
Dec. 30, 2003
Janet Kosue Kumabe, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Bert and Brad, brother Ralph Maeda, sisters Yoshiko Asahara and Chieko Maeda, and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Yaeko Matsumoto
Jan. 4, 2004
Yaeko Matsumoto, 85, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired cashier for Oshima Dry Goods Store and the former Sure Save Supermarket, died at home. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dennis and Roy; daughter Fay; sisters Hayame Fujisawa, Tsuyako Miyasato and Miyoko Nakasone; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Gary Tadashi Nakasato
Jan. 3, 2004
Gary Tadashi Nakasato, 53, of Aiea, a drywall contractor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Davin and Derek; father Richard K.; mother Joyce H.; brothers Dennis T., Rodney and Craig; and sister Gail Yamashiro. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masae Nishi
Jan. 1, 2004
Masae Nishi, 92, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by son Dexter, daughter Yasue Kano, brother Roy Sakai, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

John Earl Peters Sr.
Jan. 5, 2004
John Earl Peters Sr., 71, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Terminal and Transportation stevedore, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Myra A.; sons John E. Jr., Mitchell, Francis K. and Justin; daughter Daisy; sister Ruby Kaleiopu'u; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Dellan Christian Lorenzo Pilapil
Jan. 2, 2004
Dellan Christian Lorenzo Pilapil, infant son of Grendell and Leilani Pilapil, of Kailua-Kona, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Lawrence Pilapil, Guia Aoki and Rosita Lorenzo; and great-grandparent Raymunda. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Kona Gospel Chapel Pentecostal Church in Kealakekua.

Mae Mitsuko Shima
Dec. 30, 2003
Mae Mitsuko Shima, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by sons Thomas N., Ben S. and Ralph M.; daughters Jane J. Kubota and Nina K. Enomoto; brother Kachi Ishihara; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Wilma Leialoha Somalinog
Dec. 31, 2003
Wilma Leialoha Somalinog, 64, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Sacarias "Zack," Rizal and Paul; and daughters Darlene Ohashi, Grace Somalinog and Miracle Magallanes. Services held.

Mary Cho Okada Sumagang
Dec. 20, 2003
Mary Cho Okada Sumagang, 84, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Waiapuka, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Robert, Ronald, Gary, Stanley and Myron Okada; daughters Elaine Abraham, Patricia Summers, Janet Wroten, Kaliko Brooks, Alaea Gardner and Agnes Sumagang; brothers Henry and George Cho; sister Annie Aano; caregiver and grandchild Natasha Brooks; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: noon tomorrow at St. Benedict's Catholic Church Hall. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Matsuyo Takaki
Dec. 21, 2003
Matsuyo Takaki, 86, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honouliuli. She is survived by sons Spencer Y. and Paul H., daughters Jean Shaver and Janet Sakamoto, brother Takashi Kanno and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Falefuafua Logo Tapu
Jan. 6, 2004
Falefuafua Logo Tapu, also known as Fa'alafua Siufanua and Kamo, of Hauula, a construction industry laborer, died. He was born in Faleniu. He is survived by wife Falepogisa Lafua; sons Paufa'i Louis, Rico Inosia and Tony Logo; daughters Pauni Tapu and Grace S. Liavaa; brothers Faafiti Siufanua and Herbert "Jr.," Samita and Christmas Tapu and Faafiti Tuiaana; sisters Siolovalu Maua'i, Sameme Lemafa, Tiana Tuiaana, Mona Tabuno and Vesi Sulunga; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Fifth Samoan Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Dubois M. Thomas
Dec. 26, 2003
Dubois M. Thomas, 70, of Makaha, a retired U.S. Air Force technical sergeant at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Atlantic City, N.J. He is survived by daughter Leahie Downs and hanai son Jeffrey Thiel. Private services.

Faith Damo Tolentino
Dec. 27, 2003
Faith Damo Tolentino, infant daughter of Paul Tolentino and Hazel Damo, of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She is survived by brother Nicholas and grandparents Jose and Emiliana Damo and Patrick and Elizabeth Tolentino. Mass: 8:30 a.m. today at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Alejandra T. Valledor
Jan. 5, 2004
Alejandra T. "Andang" Valledor, 92, of Lahaina, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Jesus, daughter Marianita, brother Isidoro Tacderan, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Monday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

George Masato Wakayama
Jan. 6, 2004
George Masato Wakayama, 78, of Kahului, a postal clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by brothers Shigeo and Torao, and sister Thelma Okuda. Services: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Reception to follow service. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao.

Raymond Kim Tseung Yee
Jan. 7, 2004
Raymond Kim Tseung Yee, 70, of Honolulu, a nerve-pressure therapy specialist, former Honolulu Police Department captain and U.S. Coast Guard veteran who served in the Korean War, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dayton and Darren; daughters Debra Pollock and Deanne White; brothers Kim Ping, Matthew K.K., William K.Y. and James K.L. Yee; sister Bernice Bailey; and two grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island No. 31. Aloha and casual attire. Donations suggested to American Diabetes Association Hawaii Chapter.

Gladys Yuen
Jan. 1, 2004
Gladys "Ma" Yuen, 78, of Kailua, died in Kailua. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Anthony, Mark and Arnold; daughters Rachel Farquhar, Shirley Samana, Frances Inovejas and Jamiella Navas; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha 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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