Rita May Mahealani Amaral
Sept. 6, 2004
Rita May Mahealani Amaral, 62, of Lahaina, a homemaker, died in Lahaina. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kaleo Allado; daughters Cynthia Kobylanski, Sandra Smith, Suzanne Meyers and Juliet Kinimaka; stepchildren Sheldon, Joseph Jr., Leland, Curtis, Wendy and Nanette; sister Carolyn Vidal; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Waiola Church. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. next Saturday at Napili Beach.
Aug. 26, 2004
Frederick Bisco, also known as "Juny" and "Boogie," 69, of Waipahu, a retired Occupational Safety and Health Administration industrial hygiene technician and U.S. Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by mother Leona T. and sisters Beatrice "Betty" Subeldia, Nenita Chang and Nadene Singelman. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Dr. Hon Chong Chang
Aug. 27, 2004
Dr. Hon Chong Chang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired radiologist for private practice and Kuakini Medical Center and Maluhia and Leahi hospitals, died. He also served in the Medical Corps during World War II. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Lorraine, son Randall, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sebastiana Bautista Corpuz
Aug. 30, 2004
Sebastiana Bautista Corpuz, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Evelyn, sister Anita and five grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 5:30 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Maaola Faumuina Faleiva
Sept. 4, 2004
Maaola Faumuina Faleiva, 45, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Ioane; daughters Vieni and Lagi Lemautu and Galoiolalealofa, Tuau, Joanie and Falelua Faleiva; sons Penitito Lemautu and John Faleiva Jr.; brothers Tulaga, Ueka, Kirisimasi and Faifaiese Faumuina; and sisters Maloaufaatasi Faumuina and Falelua Iosia. Services: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 14, 2004
Wytze Gorter, 90, of Kaneohe, a University of Hawaii economics professor, died in Kaneohe. He was born in California. He is survived by son Chris, daughter Ann Reed, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
En Kyau Yap Kong
Sept. 13, 2004
En Kyau Yap Kong, 108, of Kailua, a teacher in Honolulu and Makawao, Maui, and member/officer of Kau Tom Post (American Legion Auxiliary), died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Clifford, daughters Jean Yee and Annette Liu, brother David Yap, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
Harold Souza Moraes
Sept. 14, 2004
Harold Souza Moraes, 83, of Honolulu, a telephone switchman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Genevieve T., son Harold J., daughter Gwen Weza and five grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church, 4469 Malia St. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lourdes Mejor Pagente
Sept. 2, 2004
Lourdes Mejor Pagente, 66, of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Cangbagsa, Larena, Siquijor, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Jose; daughter Connie Herolaga; hanai daughter Melody; brothers Loreto B., Jose B. and Jesus B. Mejor; sisters Charlita Congmon and Dulcita Cauagus; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Celedonia Sagaysay Pagusara
Sept. 9, 2004
Celedonia Sagaysay "Cely" Pagusara, 49, of San Jose, Calif., formerly of Waialua, Hawaii, died in San Jose. She was born in Bani, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Tony; daughters Kylie and Nicole; brothers Lolito Pagusara and Allan Sagaysay; and sisters Mina Agsalda, Marilyn Cadavona, Virginia Adams, Lornita Madariaga and Helen Pascual. Services were held in Fremont, Calif.
Sept. 9, 2004
Josephine Salba, 74, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Pizza Hut waitress, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by sons Mateo Samson and Francisco Jr. and Selso Manuel; daughters Cemona Manuel and Pearl Awana; stepdaughter Peggy Salba-Honnet; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services will be held in March.
Marilyn Lucille Tatreau
Aug. 23, 2004
Marilyn Lucille Tatreau, 68, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Northrop-Grumann employee, died in Kailua-Kona. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by sons Michael, Kurt and Ted Langan; daughter Laurie Newton; sister Elise Gastelo; and nine grandchildren. Services at a later date.
Perry Sasae Telefoni
Sept. 1, 2004
Perry Sasae Telefoni, 40, of Ewa Beach, a UPS driver, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elisa M.; daughters Tishara P. and Tirani; mother Simativa; brothers Douglas and Terry; and sisters Queenie Fakasiieiki, Virginia "Tina" Galuvao, Jacqueline Sablan and Priscilla Sagatu. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow and 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 2 p.m. tomorrow and after 10:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
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