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Obituaries
Monday, July 12, 2004


Charles Canada
June 25, 2004
Charles "Chuck" Canada, 55, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dearborn, Mich. He is survived by wife Debra; sons Jason, Evan and Matthew; daughter Eden; parents Herbert and Betty; and brother Richard. Private services.

Francisco Baptista Diaz
June 24, 2004
Francisco Baptista Diaz, 70, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Quiling Sur, Batac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Peregrina del Prado; children Helen G. Bolo and Rolando, Ronnie, Dante, Melvin and Levy Diaz; brothers Emilio and Victor; sister Ressurrecion Pecpec; and 17 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jacob Etsuji Enoki
July 7, 2004
Jacob Etsuji Enoki, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shipwright, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Pupukea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence M., son Jason, brother George Sasano, sisters Sumae Tsuha and Myrtle Ching, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Howard E. Fernandez
July 5, 2004
Howard E. Fernandez, 66, of Ewa Beach, an Aloha Motors auto mechanic, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Betty, daughter Teresa Fernandez-Kong, brothers Anthony and Harold, sister Bertha Tavares and three grandchildren. Mass: noon Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Myrtle Ann Hallam
July 2, 2004
Myrtle Ann Hallam, 74, of St. Helena, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, an American President Lines and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William, son Clark and two grandchildren. Services to be held in St. Helena. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Ronald Hiroshi Hamakado
July 9, 2004
Ronald Hiroshi Hamakado, 57, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, a state Department of Labor branch manager and U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pamela Wai Jun Hong, son Len K., parents Masami and Yukiye, brothers Bert and Myles, and sisters Gloria Iwata and Ann Talon. Private services.

Momoe Inouye
June 16, 2004
Momoe Inouye, 94, of Honolulu, formerly of Waimea, Kauai, a retired Kauai Commercial Co. and Hawaiian Grocery Stores Ltd. employee, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by son Winfred, daughter Helene Kamita, brother Yoshiharu Ogata and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Mary Kolii Jamito
July 7, 2004
Mary Kolii Jamito, 87, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Liwanag Jaquias, brother Abraham Kolii, sister Daisy Muller, 23 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pablo Calpito Javier
May 25, 2004
Pablo Calpito Javier, 93, of the Philippines, formerly of California and Hawaii, died in the Philippines. He was born in Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by son Donald, sister Filomena Collo, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Burial to be held in the Philippines.

Miyoji Kawamoto
June 7, 2004
Miyoji "Gary" Kawamoto, 83, of Pearl City, a retired civil engineer, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Neal and Brian, daughter Laura Urabe, sister Mae Fukuda and four grandchildren. Private services.

Ruth L. Munro
July 6, 2004
Ruth L. Munro, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died in Honolulu. She is survived by sister JoAnne Munro Dixon. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

Irene Ah Ng Niheu
July 9, 2004
Irene Ah Ng Niheu, 85, of Aiea, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David K., Soli and Luther A.H.; daughter Karen K.H. Gomes; brother Randolph Lee; sisters Lily Wisznia and Betty Wong; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

Yuki Oshiro
July 2, 2004
Yuki "Jane" Oshiro, 81, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry R.; sons Rodney, Wendell and Leonard; brothers Seiko, Henry and Richard Shimabuku; sisters Hatsuko Nakamoto, Pauline Nakachi and Elaine Miyasato; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bernabe Alfredo Sagaysay Pascua
June 24, 2004
Bernabe Alfredo Sagaysay Pascua, 68, of Waialua, died at home. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Wilmer, Danny and Rolly; daughter Melchora M. Ramiro; brothers Ruperto and Inocencio; sister Marcelina Salvador; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Thomas Calvin Simer
July 4, 2004
Thomas Calvin Simer, 68, of Waianae, an electronics shop owner, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Hazel Park, Mich. He is survived by wife Haroldine; sons Danny, Tom and Keala; daughters Ardis, Gladys, Toni, Cheryl and Katz; sisters Gladys Mutchner and Shirley Garner; 24 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Frederico Kamaka Villiarimo Sr.
July 5, 2004
Frederico Kamaka Villiarimo Sr., also known as "Pitani," "Iron Bear" and "Papa," 64, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 81 worker, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Wilma; sons Frederico Jr., Frank and Joshua; hanai sons Dennis Slate and John Doane; daughters Susan Slate and Florence and Sandi Doane; hanai daughters Gwendolyn Texeira-Villiarimo, Colleen Kelly, Lei Domingo and Linda Yucas; brothers Dempsey, John and James; hanai brothers Allen Torres and Soara Tupua; sisters Lorraine Nistal, Mary Haupu and Elizabeth Kealoha-Villiarimo; and eight grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

Henry James Williamson
June 24, 2004
Henry James Williamson, 81, of Honolulu, a former Muscular Dystrophy Association regional director, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in New York. He is survived by daughters Kimberly Durbec and Trudi Cannon, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Elks Club, Honolulu Lodge 616. Scattering of ashes to follow at sea. Casual attire.

Soichi Yonemori
June 27, 2004
Soichi Yonemori, 97, of Kailua, a retired Kahuku Plantation Co. superintendent, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughters Jean T. Carroll, Ruth S. Hamamura, Shirley K. Tong, Bertha C. Millham and Ellen E. Beruan; sisters Kimiyo Masaki, Mitsue Funasaki and Aiko Tokumura; 17 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Private services.




You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:

www.librarieshawaii.org
The index goes back several decades.

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