Clement Aona Jr.
Feb. 14, 2004
Clement Aona Jr., 78, of Honolulu, a heavy equipment operator, died in Hale Nani Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eva; sons Clement III and Kimo; daughters Sheila Aona and Ashlyn Aona Arakaki; brothers Robert, Charlie, Johnny and Alvin; sisters Ella Joy and Violet Olds; and three grandchildren. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Stanley Hiroshi Asanoma
June 29, 2004
Stanley Hiroshi Asanoma, 69, of Pearl City, a retired Ilima Intermediate School teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen K., father Hajime and brother Robert K. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Doris Misaka Betsui
March 23, 2004
Doris Misaka Betsui, 95, of Mililani, a retired teacher, died at home. She was born in Kukuihaile, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Lani Stevens and Maile Lowery, and a grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Delmer Harold Bussell
July 8, 2004
Delmer Harold Bussell, 82, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Ardmore, Okla. He is survived by wife Beatrice, sons Melvin H. and Michael R., brother Spencer M., sister Dorothy Cross, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
July 3, 2004
Paul Cabral, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a County of Kauai refuse collector, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kalaheo. He is survived by daughter Paulette Kaiwi, brothers James and Ernest, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Koloa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Martha Smith Chang
July 8, 2004
Martha Smith Chang, 85, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kaupo, Maui. She is survived by husband Robert Y.M.; sons Colburn Aragosa and Garvin, Philip, Mark and Dudley Chang; daughters Claudia Wallwork, Lovena Miguel, Cheryl Mcphee, Beverly Weaver, Alva Wales, Donna Alexander, Vivian Ishizaki, Alverna Shea, Audrey Horalon and Sonia Saloka; 41 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Communion: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Francis Gerald Chilton
July 9, 2004
Francis Gerald "Red" Chilton, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center air condition equipment mechanic leader, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandalia, son Bradley, daughters Dahlia D. Ma and Healani M. "Lani" Beck, sisters Alice Chilton and Jean Hatfield, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Committal services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Ramona S. Evangelista
July 10, 2004
Ramona S. Evangelista, 94, of Kula, Maui, a former licensed practical nurse for Tripler Army Medical Center and Travis Air Force Base, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Cebu, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Susan Watari and Florence Alboro, brother Matthew Sardoncello, 24 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina United Methodist Church. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Mitsuo Kanemaru
July 2, 2004
Robert Mitsuo Kanemaru, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard computer specialist, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rita A., son Keith, daughter Lori Tamai, brothers Paul and James, and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kun Yea Ku
July 10, 2004
Kun Yea Ku, 88, of Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by caregivers Susan Y.C. "Suki" Kuwada, Chang Kyu, Jig Yong and John and Jessmin Kim; son Hee Nan; daughters Hyon Soon and Hee Soon Kim, Jung Ja Le, Min Ja Park, Pal Rye Huddy and Ku Rye Fantazia; and 50 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Reception to follow at the mortuary. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Enrique Soriano Manangan
July 8, 2004
Enrique Soriano "Ricky" Manangan, 68, of Kahului, a former Island Dodge utility maintenance employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Florencia; sons Edwin, Alex and Ferdinand; daughters Evangeline Bautista and Imelda and Julie Ann Manangan; sisters Marcela Santiago, Zoila Jimenez and Angela Manangan; and nine grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Leis welcome.
Jorge Pacada Paet
July 10, 2004
Jorge Pacada Paet, 82, of Kihei, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paing, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juana P.; sons Jovito "Ben" and Samson "Boying"; daughters Aida Cardenia, Rose P. Villanueva and Emily P. DeLeon; brothers Felipe and Antonio; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: 7:30-8:45 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Burial: 9 a.m. at Maui Memorial Medical Center.
Thelma S. Sylva
June 13, 2004
Thelma S. Sylva, 61, of Waianae, a Larry's Restaurant and Bar, Waialae Country Club, Wailana Malia and Halekulani Hotels employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Timmy J. Bargas Sr., son Harry H., stepson Timmy J. Bargas Jr., daughter Desiree M. Nakamori, stepdaughters Irene D.J. Butler and Kirene M. Bargas, half brother Geneson Coloma and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 3 p.m. at Pokai Bay, near Heiau. Casual attire.
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