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Obituaries
Thursday, October 7, 2004




Alfred Charles Ah Loo Jr.
Oct. 1, 2004
Alfred Charles Ah Loo Jr., 52, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Queen Liliuokalani Children's Center community development facilitator, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Roberta; sons Alfred C. III, Lono, Keone, Nathan and Marshall; hanai sons Kaehu Herrod and Kawena Craig; daughter Karlene Ah Loo Haag; sisters Karen Ironmoccasin, Becky Spillner and Annette Ah Loo Sanchez; and 20 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Honokaa Methodist Church. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at United Church of Christ on Farrington Highway next to Waialua High School. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Florence K.H.L. Chun
Sept. 20, 2004
Florence K.H.L. Chun, 82, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard clerk, died in Aiea. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by hanai daughter Dianne Martin and sisters Violet Head, Beatrice Heu and Pauline Dang. Services: noon Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

William E. Cleaver
Oct. 4, 2004
William E. "Bill" Cleaver, 76, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. federal government computer analyst, died in Honolulu. He was born in Salisbury, N.C. He is survived by companion Jim McIntosh, brother Bob and sister Pat Coburn. Services to be held in Salisbury at a later date. Donations suggested to Aloha Chapter or Alzheimer's Association.

Clarice Lehua Gandall
Oct. 2, 2004
Clarice Lehua Gandall, 82, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Olowalu, Maui. She is survived by husband Quentin F., son John Q., daughter Iwalani, brother Roland Kinney, sister Thelma Fonner, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hospice of Hilo Chapel, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Interment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Giichi Hamamoto
Sept. 24, 2004
Giichi Hamamoto, 95, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar and Haleiwa Supermarket employee, died. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Raymond and Stanley, daughter Pamela Iwamoto, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Louis Kiyoshi Horikawa
Sept. 30, 2004
Louis Kiyoshi Horikawa, 80, of Wahiawa, a retired federal firefighter, former fire chief at Barking Sands, Kauai, and U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service member, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris M.; sons Rodney, Roy and Keith; daughters Carolyn Duckworth and Susan Cullen; brothers Michael, James and Dennis; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Dwight Lani Kaeo
Oct. 1, 2004
Dwight Lani "Dee" Kaeo, 58, of Waianae, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rowena M.; sons Dwight E. Jr. and Solomon K. Kaeo and Paul B. Walker; daughters Arianna Coleman, Sandy Lopez, Dione K. Kaeo-Tomaselli, Michelle Lospoc, Dablin H. Kepoo, Mary M.K. Garcia and Faith S. Kaeo-Andrade; brothers Calvin, Bernard, Myron and Victor; sisters Kuulani Winchester and Rita Moore; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Aloha attire.

Gary Shoichi Kaneshiro
Sept. 27, 2004
Gary Shoichi Kaneshiro, 58, of Honolulu, a Diamond Head Petroleum general manager, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Naomi K.J., sons Chad and Hugh, father George Takahashi and mother Harriet Takahashi. Private services.

Eugene Makua Kalohi Kuahuia
Oct. 3, 2004
Eugene Makua Kalohi Kuahuia, 43, of Kaneohe, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Eugene "Jr." Kuahuia-Pabre, Keneke Timoteo, Antone Watanabe-Kuahuia and Daylen-John Collins; daughters Celeste Kuahuia-Halena and Rayna Kuahuia; companion Ululani Drummundo; mother Jean; stepmother Dondie; brothers Louis, Ronald and Aaron; sisters Lei Batalona, Danette Collins, Midge Casuga, Kim Tollefsen-Kuahuia and Keala Kuahuia; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Additional services to be held in Milolii, Kona, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers.

Elaine H. Martin
Oct. 5, 2004
Elaine H. Martin, 90, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by sister Peggy McLuen. No services.

Sharon Tiare Muraoka
Oct. 3, 2004
Sharon Tiare Muraoka, 57, of Kailua, a hairstylist, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Koloa, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Hiroshi, Dan and Susumu. Private services.

Herbert Hiroshi Nakahashi
Oct. 4, 2004
Herbert Hiroshi Nakahashi, 67, of Kahului, a mason, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by companion Mabel Amadeo, caregiver Enid, mother Mitsue and brother Franklin T. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission.

Momoe Nakashima
Sept. 28, 2004
Momoe Nakashima, 98, of Aiea, a retired Young Laundry employee, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Herbert, Leslie and Victor; daughters Lillian Owens and Kay Perry; sisters Mitsue Inamasu and Nancy Noland; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Daisy Chieko Nishibe
Oct. 2, 2004
Daisy Chieko Nishibe, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Hotels chambermaid, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son James; daughters Ruth Nishibe and Alice Okazaki; brothers Frank, Ryozo and Tokuro Nakamura; sister Dorothy Yasutomi; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshito Okada
Oct. 1, 2004
Yoshito Okada, 89, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill welder, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Yaeno, son Roy, daughters Suzanne Hara and Penny Okubo, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Alfred Paiva Sr.
Sept. 24, 2004
Alfred Paiva Sr., 84, of Kailua, a retired Gas Co. operator, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha; sons Alfred Jr., Norbert Sr. and Alfred III; daughter Caroljune; sister Gloria Silva; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Dr. Alan Pavel
Oct. 2, 2004
Dr. Alan Pavel, 71, of Honolulu, an orthopedic surgeon, died in Honolulu. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Honey, son David, daughters Patty Lentz and Lisa Cohen, sisters Adele Scheiner and Nedda Wolff, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, University of Hawaii Surgical and Orthopaedic Residency Programs, 1356 Lusitana St., 6th Floor, Honolulu 96813-2478; or the Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822.

Takeno Kawasaki Shinoda
Sept. 21, 2004
Takeno Kawasaki Shinoda, 104, of Hilo, a retired public school teacher, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She is survived by daughters Martha S. Nagakura and June Tanaka, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Francis Kanani Sing
Oct. 3, 2004
Francis Kanani Sing, 83, of Honolulu, a retired assistant fire chief, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley-May; sons Francis Jr., Arthur "Kaipo" and David; sisters Emmaline "Lei" Lee, Shirley Yong and Melvia "Malia" Ching; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Donovan Raymond Swanke
Oct. 2, 2004
Donovan Raymond Swanke, 72, of Kailua-Kona, a grader operator and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Lakota, N.D. He is survived by sons Craig and Kevin, daughter Sherri Aragon, sisters Sonya Orseth and Jackie Ettl, and seven grandchildren. Services to be held in Auke Bay, Alaska, at a later date.

Yanosuke Takakuwa
Oct. 1, 2004
Yanosuke Takakuwa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Liliha Bakery co-founder and baker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mii; daughters Ruby Itagaki, Clara Medina and Rose Takakuwa; sisters Toshiko Okamura; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Edwin Alfonso Tampos Sr.
Sept. 4, 2004
Edwin Alfonso Tampos Sr., 55, of Mesa, Ariz., died. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife LouAnn; son Edwin Jr.; stepson Roy Garza Jr.; daughter Sarah Liesse; stepdaughters RoxAnn, Celina and Alicia Garza; brothers Arcadio and Alapaki; sisters Tita Reyes, Daling Chabotte and Veba Townsend; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kawaihae Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow at sea in Mahukona, North Kohala. Lunch to follow. Aloha attire.

Joshua Kuile Paul Titcomb
Sept. 29, 2004
Joshua Kuile Paul Titcomb, 20, of Waianae was killed in Iraq. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Tennison and Elizabeth; brothers Tennison M., Timothy N., Joseph E.T.K., Kamaleiokekaiakauanaulu Z. and Keola Titcomb and David Perry; sisters Ka'ulani P. and Katrina K.K.; and grandparents Rannie and Stephanie Henderson, Agnes Titcomb and Amos Cisneros. Mass: noon Tuesday at Sacred Hearts in Waianae. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Harry Kwock Sun Tom
Oct. 2, 2004
Harry Kwock Sun Tom, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Libby's and Hawaiian Tuna Packing Co. machinist, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Joseph K.H. and Raymond K.F., and sister Winifred Tom Ching. Private services.

Adela Digna Pilar Villafuerte
Sept. 28, 2004
Adela Digna Pilar Villafuerte, 62, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital licensed practical nurse, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ian and Jerome; daughters Gloria Atmospera, Dinah Acosta, Raechel Villafuerte and Ileena Sensano; parents Anastacio and Suisa Pilar; sisters Linda Bince, Rosa Gorospe and Lucille Ando; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

James Yasunori Yamada
Sept. 27, 2004
James Yasunori Yamada, 78, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Magazine Distributors employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife May; sons Wayne Y. and Ryan Y.; daughter Joy Y. Sakaguchi; brother Raymond; sisters Florence Harada, Dorothy Umeda and Ethel Asao; and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4 p.m. 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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