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Obituaries
Friday, July 30, 2004


Eugene Beltrame
July 24, 2004
Eugene "Geno" Beltrame, 74, of Lihue, a medical equipment technician for various hospitals and a U.S. Army medical technician, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He also was a Rose & Crowns Pub manager and Lihue Theatre Senior Apartments manager. He was born in Allentown, Pa. He is survived by sons Eugene Jr. and Hy; daughters Deen, Lehualani and Lokelani; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice or American Cancer Society.

Charles A. Cameron
July 27, 2004
Charles A. Cameron, 90, of Kihei, Maui, a Pacific Theatre and Alexander & Baldwin Inc. employee, died. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by wife Kae, son Don, daughter Wendy and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hale Makua Kahului, 472 Kaulana St., Kahului, HI 96732.

Silvina Nacapuy Galam
July 20, 2004
Silvina Nacapuy Galam, 86, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Barrio 14, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Marcelino A.; daughters Remedios Braceros, Josephine Acosta and Sophia Garcia; brothers Emilio and Modesto P. Nacapuy; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James B. Griffith
July 27, 2004
James B. Griffith, 81, of Auburn, Calif., a Security Pacific Bank senior vice president, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Muscatine, Iowa. He is survived by wife Margaret, son James, daughter Linda Ballantine, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Lihue Christian Church. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

Eugene Jinichi Higa
July 24, 2004
Eugene Jinichi "Gene" Higa, 38, of Waipahu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard nuclear engineer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sheryl Lee-Higa, son Ethan, parents Jinichi and Michiko, brother Patrick and sister Lorraine Daniel. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at First Chinese Church of Christ, 1054 S. King St. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas Kilshaw Irwin
July 27, 2004
Thomas Kilshaw Irwin, 80, of Lihue, a retired banker and U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Betty; son Franklin; stepchildren Debbie Irwin and Mike and Tony Kment, Becky Sakimae, Kristie Schmid and Karla Bailey; hanai son Charlie White; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Wilcox Memorial Hospital Foundation, 3420 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, HI 96766.

Kenichi Moriguchi
July 25, 2004
Kenichi Moriguchi, also known as "Kenneth" and "Mori," 83, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waiawa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Janice Nishida; sisters Beatrice Park, Alice Soeda, Gladys Lippelgoos, Mildred "Kayoko" Hashizume and Nancy Tanabe; companion Olivia Reid; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Nu Van Nguyen
July 21, 2004
Nu Van Nguyen, 89, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in My-Tho City, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Sam Thi; sons Tri Thanh, Thu Van, Minh Quang, Vito Richard and Anthony and Danny Nguyen; daughters Laura, Jacqueline T. and Diana; brother Minh Quang; sister Huong Thi; and 13 grandchildren. Services held.

Richard Perry III
July 17, 2004
Richard Perry III, also known as "Dickie" and "Papa," 64, of Kaneohe, a retired city employee, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jo-Ann Morris-Perry; son Richard K.; stepsons John, Ralph Jr., Frank and Leslie Tells; daughters Deborah Suzuki and Leina Makaio; brothers William and James; sisters Melia Grunor and Margaret Perry-Garcia; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Alice Adriana Reotutar
June 29, 2004
Alice Adriana Reotutar, 79, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, an HCEOC bus driver and Philly Deli waitress and deli person, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dionicio, Ronald and Kimo Galon; stepdaughter Marilyn Ramos; brother Chris Salomon Sr.; sisters Carol Cablay and Edel Madarang; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Aug. 7 at Pukaana Congregational Church in Hookena, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Minoru Sasaki
July 13, 2004
Minoru Sasaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Foodland head stock clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Raymond Y., daughter Sandra Wright, sister Kiyoko Kato, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Esther Viola

Storhaug
July 26, 2004
Esther Viola Storhaug, 83, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Mililani. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by son Tom; daughters Sandra Wallace and Linda Pelletier; brothers Jim, Royal, Leonard, Russell and Archie Kress; sisters Pearl Lunde and Delila Scheff; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Christ Lutheran Church in Mililani. Private inurnment.

Domingo Rasos Tagari
July 23, 2004
Domingo Rasos Tagari, 69, of Honolulu, a Chrysanthemums of Hawaii gardener, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Sol Sona, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Margarita; sons Daniel, Danilo, Domingo Jr. and Dominic; daughter Jesusa Rabelas; brother Ernesto; sisters Clarita Paulino and Maura Tagama; and nine grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Aug. 13 and 10 a.m. Aug. 14 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Aug. 13 and 8:30 a.m. Aug. 14. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Susan Mitsuko Takamoto
July 26, 2004
Susan Mitsuko Takamoto, 64, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Kenneth K.; sons Kyle, Kent and Gavyn; daughters Alice Konstantino and Sharon Ogata; brother Masaki Toma; sisters Kazuko Taniyama, Mako Watanabe, Fumiko Arakaki, Sachiko Toma and Tomiko Narisoko; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Margaret Chiyo Tamura
July 20, 2004
Margaret Chiyo Tamura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cafeteria manager, died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Alvin K.; daughters Ruth Y. and Julie Y. Tamura and Sara T. Tamayose; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Michita Tenjoma
July 24, 2004
Michita Tenjoma, 81, of Pearl City, a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lorraine Y., son Dr. Lyle T., daughter Pat, brother Kiyoto, sister Sumie Tanaka and two 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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