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Obituaries
Sunday, October 3, 2004




Arthur Angel
Sept. 22, 2004
Arthur Angel, 71, of Wailuku, a correctional officer, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by brothers Harry, Willy and George; and sisters Minnie Soliven and Helen A. Pinhinero. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Git Lee Chow
Sept. 29, 2004
Git Lee Chow, 97, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Calvin C.M., Kenneth C.K., Donald C.Y., Alfred C.W. and Robert C.C.; daughters Lillian C.Y. Fortner, Eunice H.Y. Au and Carolyn M.Y. Ejercito; 27 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.

Gloria Eve McElgunn Duarte
Sept. 24, 2004
Gloria Eve McElgunn Duarte, 76, of Waimea, Kauai, died in Waimea Canyon. She was born in Canada. She is survived by sons John E., Michael S. and Patrick L. McElgunn; daughter Dawn K.; and two grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. today at Waimea United Church of Christ. Call after 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

The Rev. Canon John Paul Engelcke
Sept. 23, 2004
The Rev. Canon John Paul Engelcke, 72, of Honolulu, an Episcopal minister, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by sister Elizabeth. Services: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1317 Queen Emma St. No flowers. Donations suggested to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 61194, Honolulu, HI 96839-1194.

Dorothy N. Fukutomi
Sept. 30, 2004
Dorothy N. Fukutomi, 66, of Wailuku, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Kinji; son Narciso Baylosis; daughters Doreen, Charla and Iris Baylosis, and Gina Pridgen; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Johnnie Paulo Gouveia
Sept. 24, 2004
Johnnie Paulo Gouveia, 28, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a Hokulia Golf Course foreman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Heidi M., sons Johnnie K. and Jordan H., parents Alfred and Marvaleen, brothers Alfred and Benjamin, and sister April Aniban. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at 83-5286 Painted Church Road, Honaunau. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha or casual attire.

Elizabeth Gladys Houlihan
Sept. 6, 2004
Elizabeth Gladys Houlihan, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired antique dealer, died in Honolulu. She was born in New York City. She is survived by daughter Karen H. Mendreshora. Private scattering of ashes.

Bobby Wah Kit Kok
Sept. 26, 2004
Bobby Wah Kit Kok, 48, of Honolulu, a Hana Community Health Center accountant and Napa Distribution Center employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Li Fang and sisters Mee Lin, Yan Lin and Yuk Lin Kwok, and Lim Yan Kok. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Brenda Arlene Levale
Sept. 23, 2004
Brenda Arlene Levale, 37, of Fort Campbell, Ky., died in Nashville, Tenn. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Chris S., sons Bronson D.E. and Brison J.T., father James Pontes Jr., brothers Clifford J. "Bo" and Douglas J. "Dougie" Pontes, and sister Ellison A. "Ellie" Robinson. Services: noon tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Solomon Kalapawai Mahoe Jr.
Sept. 25, 2004
Solomon Kalapawai Mahoe Jr., 90, of Kailua, a retired city public works road foreman, died in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by daughters Mele U. Spencer, Nani Mahoe and Angela Mahoe-Yamamoto; brother Lester Jury; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Edwin Carriera Medeiros
Sept. 22, 2004
Edwin Carriera Medeiros, 58, of Honolulu, a retired Canadian Airlines aircraft mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sun Kum "Jean," son Edwin Jr., brother Raymond, sisters Naomi Winston and Colette Sanchez, and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Alfred Nobriga
Sept. 29, 2004
Alfred Nobriga, 90, of Kailua, a retired federal government mechanic and Consolidated Theaters-Kailua Drive-In maintenance worker, died in Kailua. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Reginald R. "Remy" and Alfred S. "Stan"; daughters Ruby-Butch "Cookie" Rodrigues and Raynette-Jet L. Bowman; foster daughters Denise Terrel-Lopes, Lisa Cabanting and Lavelle Sanchez; 11 additional foster children; sister Virginia Moniz; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Dorotea Lisue Pedroza
Sept. 22, 2004
Dorotea Lisue Pedroza, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Cebu, the Philippines. She is survived by son Andres "Sonny"; daughters Josephine Westwater, Carolyn Williams and Bonnie Halfacre; brother Eugene Lisue; sister Patsy Pepito; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lawai Seventh Day Adventist Church. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment.

William Kohola Silva Sr.
Sept. 25, 2004
William Kohola "Poi Barrel" Silva Sr., 73, of Makakilo, a retired Dillingham Shipyard employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances C.K.; sons William K. Jr., Keith K. and Sean K.; daughters Lynelle K. Rodrigues and Gayleen K. Silva; brother Manuel P. Sylva; sisters Elizabeth L. Among, Janice M. Yoneda, Mary K. Sylva and Katherine Valdez; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Anne Kealohaalii Smith
Sept. 11, 2004
Anne Kealohaalii Smith, 41, of Honolulu, a Roosevelt High School special education teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She is survived by parents Theodore and Harriet, and brothers Steven K. and James A. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Aloha attire.

Toichi Yanagawa
Sept. 24, 2004
Toichi "Tobin" Yanagawa, 87, of Lanai, a retired Dole maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Masako, son Aaron T., daughter Doreen Kubota, stepdaughters Jean M. Worley and Rosalie "Rosie" H. Perreira, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at Manele Boat Harbor, Lanai City. Casual attire. No flowers.




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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