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Obituaries
Tuesday, January 13, 2004


Gloria J.C. Abut
Dec. 28, 2003
Gloria J.C. Abut, 60, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Monalisa Gonda-Schull, Bernadette Doolittle and Philomena Abut; and nine grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Frances Helen Adams
Jan. 8, 2004
Frances Helen Adams, 83, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, an artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by son George, three grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. No services.

Hilda Julietta Akioka
Jan. 6, 2004
Hilda Julietta Akioka, 87, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harry, Roy, Homer, Hartwell, Haverly and Hallie; daughters Hilda J. Alexander-Davis, Happy Furtado and Henrietta G. Sarong; brother Cyril Kahale; sister Violet Bourke; 25 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Richard Walter Amaral
Jan. 2, 2004
Richard Walter Amaral, 64, of Honolulu, a painter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Marilyn Lindsey; son Richard A. Posey; brothers Phillip Amaral, William McCumber, Ernest Siebold and David and Wayne Rawlins; and sisters Clara Meeks, Diane Tanna, Norma Pico, Doreen AhQuin, Charmaine Cullen and Debbie Schumacher. Services to be held at a later date.

Sozen Aniya
Jan. 2, 2004
Sozen Aniya, 87, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Hatsume "Edith," daughter Judy M. Takano, brothers Sosei and Soshin, sisters Shizue Takasato and Nancy Nagamine, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Louis Berrigan
Jan. 7, 2004
William Louis "Bill" Berrigan, 62, of Ewa Beach, a retired Honolulu Police Department mechanic and Daiei security guard in Pearl City, died at home. He was born in Cold Springs, N.Y. He is survived by wife Shirley, sons William E. and Brian, daughters Colleen Kelly and Tammy Hirata, brother Donald and 15 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. No flowers.

Teodora Codina Castillo
Jan. 4, 2004
Teodora Codina Castillo, 78, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Malanao, Lal-lo, Cagayan, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Leonito, Loreto and Felicisimo; daughters Erlinda Niro and Rosario Ganado; stepsister Lucita Curioso; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jonah Pua Chung Sr.
Jan. 9, 2004
Jonah Pua Chung Sr., 80, of Waipahu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lily K.; sons Jonah P. Jr., Sam A. and Gene K.; daughters Carol J.L. Kanamu and Pearl M. Sale; brother Soloman; hanai brother Richard "Dunga" Lum; sisters Angeline Mokiao and Esther Chung; 32 grandchildren; 87 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Randall Isao Fujikawa
Jan. 5, 2004
Randall Isao Fujikawa, 45, of Honolulu, an artist, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Yoshael, father Takeo, mother Yukimi and sister Jean. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Matsue Fujimoto
Jan. 1, 2004
Matsue Fujimoto, 92, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by son Stanley; daughter Violet Kunisaki; brothers Masuo, Fumio and Toshio Nakamura; sisters Masae Kusano and Janet Onuma; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sueko Fukuda
Jan. 3, 2004
Sueko Fukuda, 93, of Hilo, a retired owner and florist for the former Hilo Orchid Shop and retired bookkeeper for Kamehameha Garment Factory, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Kenneth T. and Jerome S., 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kathleen Elizabeth Gibson
Jan. 7, 2004
Kathleen Elizabeth Gibson, also known as Keiki and Nana, 78, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Michael, Christie, Peter and Robert Gibson and Pamela Brown; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at St. Clement's Episcopal Church. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Lung Association or Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawaii.

Prix Grimm
Jan. 10, 2004
Prix Grimm, 60, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, sons Aka and Kalani, daughter Lara, mother Florentina Begonia, brothers Albert and George Begonia, sister Patricia Wallace and three grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Outrigger Canoe Club. No flowers.

Louisa Luika Kema Haalilio
Dec. 25, 2003
Louisa Luika Kema Haalilio, 86, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kau Hospital. She was born in Honokua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William, Arnold, Wilfred Sr., Jeffrey Sr. and David Sr.; hanai sons William, Wilfred Jr. and Thaddeus; daughters Charlotte Rodrigues, Nellie Takahashi, Geraldine Rivera, Norene Spencer, Jasmine Angeleo and Henri-Ann Nagata; brother Wallace B. Kema; 34 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keei Ward in Honaunau, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaohe Cemetery in South Kona, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

John Hale
Jan. 5, 2004
John Hale, 84, of Pohoiki Bay, Hawaii, a fisherman, former longshoreman and stonewall setter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pohoiki. He is survived by brothers Earl and William, and sisters Rhoda Sanders and Nancy Terry. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Visitation: 8-10 a.m. at Hale residence in Pohoiki Bay. Burial to follow at Hale Family Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Chieko M. Hanada
Dec. 30, 2003
Chieko M. Hanada, 88, of Kula, Maui, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Keanae, Maui. She is survived by son George S.; brothers Masaji and Yoshiyuki Mitsumura; and sisters Joyce Kakuni, Masayo Kimura, Hiroko M. Pharr and Masako Krepky. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Lorraine Toyoko Horimoto
Dec. 31, 2003
Lorraine Toyoko Horimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. marker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edwin K. and Dean; daughter Gail Lai; brothers Edward and Thomas Murakami; sisters Bertha Awaya, Leatrice Nagai, Nellie Tokumori and Amy Au; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Cheryl Denise Lani James
Dec. 15, 2003
Cheryl Denise Lani James, 36, of Hartsville, S.C., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harvey D.; sons Brandon and Mason; daughter Shelby; mother Miriam P.S. Hutchison; brothers Kenneth, John and Richard; and sisters Stephanie and Renee. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Rose Masako Kamada
Jan. 3, 2004
Rose Masako Kamada, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base Post Exchange sales clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Dr. Roy O., daughter Muriel R. Kaminaka, brothers Nobuo and Herbert T. Shimamoto, sisters Takeno Takahashi and Helen T. Nomiyama, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sadako Otsuka Kawamoto
Jan. 5, 2004
Sadako Otsuka Kawamoto, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kawamoto's Inc. proprietor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by son Winston; daughters Dr. Melody and Regina; brothers Jay, Harry and Jitsuo Otsuka; and sisters Masayo Tone and Eiko Watanabe. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kapaa Hongwanji.

Francis Hideyasu Matsumura
Jan. 9, 2004
Francis Hideyasu Matsumura, 65, a retired T.F. Transportation Inc. tour driver, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Terumi; sons Francis H. Jr., Atra H. and Franie; daughter Jacki M. Capelle; brother Hiroshi; sisters Edna Murata, Marion Nishihira and Rose Fletcher; and nine grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Patrick Kanichi Noda
Jan. 4, 2004
Patrick Kanichi Noda, 81, of Kailua, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice; daughters Patricia Miyake and Lila and Alyson Noda; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Hideharu Ogawa
Jan. 5, 2004
Hideharu Ogawa, 78, of Hilo, a Hilo Lanes Bowling Alley employee, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He is survived by daughters Judy Hashizaki and Diane Uyeno, brothers Moriaki and Yoshiaki Ogawa, sisters Sachi Fukuda and Midori Fukunaga, and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Hisae Omaye
Jan. 3, 2004
Hisae Omaye, 91, of Aiea, a retired Japanese language teacher and principal at Kalihi Waena Elementary School, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jay; sisters Yasuko Uyeda, Masami Takamune, Matsuyo Kawamura and Jeanne Saiki; and a grandchild. Private services.

Kimiko Oshita
Dec. 31, 2003
Kimiko Oshita, 75, of Pearl City, a retired Daiei Inc. salesclerk, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by son Patrick; daughter Eileen M. Lau; sisters Hatsue Iraha, Chiyoko Grilli, Keiko Smey and Terumi Kimura; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Warren Tai Yeu Park
Dec. 31, 2003
Warren Tai Yeu Park, 71, of Honolulu, a retired upholsterer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother David. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Pio Ben Pascua
Jan. 1, 2004
Pio Ben Pascua, 91, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Kekaha Sugar Co. irrigator, died at home. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juana B.; sons Antonio, Mamerto and Roy; daughters Estelita P. Manglinong, Anatalia Arellano and Lucita de Peralta; brothers Jose and Lazaro; sisters Josefina P. Aglosolos, Espirita Pascua and Aurelia P. Nartatez; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

E. Layne Rustan
Sept. 15, 2003
E. Layne Rustan, 76, of Kapaa, Kauai, died. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by husband Floyd "Jack," son John and daughter Joy Holberg. Private services. Condolences may be sent to Joy Holberg, P.O. Box 1830, Tonasket, WA 98855.

Rosie Chieko Sakai-Marciel
Jan. 9, 2004
Rosie Chieko Sakai-Marciel, 69, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughter Rosie Marciel, brother Jerry I. Sakai and sisters Hatsumi Kubo, Nancy Ishida and Naomi Fukuhara. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Grace Kaoru Sarae
Dec. 30, 2003
Grace Kaoru Sarae, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Uniform Salon owner, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne; daughters Joann Kingsley, Susan Ah Nee and Linell Goya; brother Edward Mori; sister Mildred Ruth; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God, above Kaiser Medical Center. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kenji Shibuya
Jan. 4, 2004
Kenji Shibuya, 81, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Puhi, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yoshie; daughter Cynthia; brothers Masaichi, Kiichi and George; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. next Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Kiyoshi Shinsato
Jan. 5, 2004
Kiyoshi Shinsato, 80, of Honolulu, a retired truck driver, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Agnes H.; daughters Gail Shinsato, Lori Teranishi, Amy Young, Jan Iha and Ivy Terakawa; brother Thomas; sisters Masako Miyashiro and Francine N. Shinsato; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Benjamin N. Sigua
Nov. 28, 2003
Benjamin N. Sigua, 69, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Puna Orchids farm laborer and professional barber in the Philippines, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Masantol, Pampanga, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Milagros "Mila"; son Benamin Jr.; daughters Elizabeth Hipolito, Imelda Sigua and Maria T. Dela Cruz; brothers Eddie, Goido and Roger; sisters Rosita Ragaza, Fortunata Yamang and Natividad, Estalita and Maming Sigua; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marian Kwan Ying Tang
Jan. 7, 2004
Marian Kwan Ying Tang, 84, of Honolulu, a former Marian's Grill proprietor, died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Rolland, Lawrence and Weiland; daughters Jennie Dang, Nancy Tang and Lillian Young; sister Ngar Ping Soo Hoo; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Lin Yee Chung Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dorothy Frances Thomson
Jan. 4, 2004
Dorothy Frances Thomson, 81, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Anaconda, Mont. She is survived by daughters Denise and Kathryn, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services pending.

Edwin A.L. Ung
Jan. 6, 2004
Edwin A.L. Ung, 84, of Hilo, co-founder of the former Industrial Steel Corp. and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yoshie "Rusty"; daughters Sylvia Starkey, Chrissy Hundahl and Geri Ung; brothers Apio and Harold; sisters Ah Ying "Bingo" Wong, Margaret Chang, Eloise Stolz, Lois Brooks and Eleanor Chu; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Emelia V. Victorino
Jan. 8, 2004
Emelia V. Victorino, 98, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Winona Amaral Sr. and Noreen Grawe, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Central Christian Church on Haili St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. 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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