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Obituaries
Sunday, November 14, 2004


Manny Dalere Aceret
Oct. 28, 2004
Manny Dalere Aceret, 54, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii clerk and former KNDI Radio announcer, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Estrelita B.; brothers Bert, Virgilio, Javier, Nestor and Roger; and sisters Dorlina Aceret, Estrella Ramiro and Fe Filipiana. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Yukito Ajimura
Nov. 1, 2004
Yukito "Aji" Ajimura, 71, of Aiea, a retired Naval Communication Station-Eastern Pacific communications specialist, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yvonne, daughter Jan Y., brother Masaichi and sister Jane Y. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Juana Cumagun Awana
Nov. 6, 2004
Juana Cumagun Awana, 85, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Fort Stottsenberg, Pampanga, the Philippines. She is survived by husband William J., son William J.C., daughters Lorna Awana and Christine Tallo, stepson Rennie, stepdaughter Corey Mae Hayes, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Angeline R. Bedoya
Nov. 5, 2004
Angeline R. "Angie" Bedoya, 82, of Antioch, Calif., formerly of Keahua, Maui, died in Atwater, Calif. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Frank A.; sons Edward J. and Benjamin Dag; daughter Jeanette Bernardo; brother Alfred Tagab; sisters Prudencia "Peggy" Sambrano, Jessie Ramirez, Rosie Gabay and Sylvia Pabalan; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Etta Hou Chun
Nov. 9, 2004
Etta Hou Chun, 83, of Hono-lulu, a former state public health nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gilbert, son Nathan D., daughters Laurie Chun McEnery and Pamela S. Wilt, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Mabel Kam Sau Chun
Nov. 1, 2004
Mabel Kam Sau Chun, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Santa Ana, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Brenda Chiaramonte and Verda Hopper, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.

Joseph Philip Delaries
Nov. 9, 2004
Joseph Philip Delaries, 77, of Kailua-Kona, a coffee and vegetable farmer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jerry Delaries and Jeffrey Brumaghim; stepsons Albert, Leonard, Andrew and Robin Cantiberos; stepdaughters Losana Minor, Charlene Cantiberos-Hirata, Denise Cantiberos-Fadem and Kathleen Cantiberos; brothers Robert and Michael Sr.; sisters Della Tapiro, Celestina Alika, Magdelena Pucong, Julia D. Roy, Donisia Drummond and Agnes Chong; four grandchildren; 20 step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 20 step-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-great-grandchild. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Virginia Mary Lindo Aguiar Demotta
Nov. 12, 2004
Virginia Mary Lindo Aguiar Demotta, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Diane and son Jason. Private services.

Rogelio Andres Eustaquio
Nov. 9, 2004
Rogelio Andres Eustaquio, 64, of Kahului, a former Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. field worker, died at home. He was born in Rizal Nueva Eciga, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felisa; sons Amado, Noli and Wally; daughters Madelin Dalope, Leynie Solda and Angela Eustaquio; brothers Luis and Ernesto; sisters Ester Orodio and Melba Parel; and 10 grandchildren. Services and burial in the Philippines at a later date.

Robert Yukio Fukumoto
Oct. 10, 2004
Robert Yukio Fukumoto, 85, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie, son Ronald, daughter Kuuleimamo Park, brother Tom, sister Esther Abe and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank Tamotsu Fukunaga
Nov. 6, 2004
Frank Tamotsu Fukunaga, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency street sales supervisor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yukiye "Maude"; daughters Shawn Nakamura, Ann Fukunaga, Faye Gibo and Ruthie Yasui; brother Koichi; sister Sally Nakamura; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Call after 3:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Masami Hamakado
Oct. 24, 2004
Masami Hamakado, 89, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman for the federal government at Hickam Air Force Base and member of Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yukiye, sons Bert and Myles, daughters Gloria Hamakado and Ann Talon, sisters Irene Nishida and Jane Izutsu, and a grandchild. Private services.

Shinji Hirai
Nov. 4, 2004
Shinji Hirai, 87, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent for First Insurance and Pyramid Insurance, died. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sachiko; daughters Annette Okamura, Pamela Chan and Lynn Arimoto; brother Tom T.; sisters Gene K. Uno and Carol E. Paik; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Merle Mie Hurt
Nov. 4, 2004
Merle Mie Hurt, 50, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Sack 'n' Save deli clerk in Hilo, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Steven; sons Calvin Jr. and Marcus Chaves; stepdaughter Jennifer Kawamoto; parents Yeichi and Misako Yamamoto; brother Miles Yamamoto; sisters Cyd Arrington, Jocyln Kasamoto and Gail Rosehill; and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

Sabina C. Ignacio
Nov. 8, 2004
Sabina C. Ignacio, 92, of Kaneohe, died in Aloha Health Care. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Valerico and daughter Lorraine Caires. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Ricarte Peralta Ingel
Oct. 18, 2004
Ricarte Peralta "Pepito" Ingel, 58, of Waipahu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 64 sandblaster, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Marie D., daughter Desiree Cabalo, stepson Jeffrey Salumbides, stepdaughters Jennifer Guillermo and Jerrylynn Torres, brother Federico, sister Julita Ingel Dagdagan and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Nancy Fumiyo Iyomasa
Oct. 27, 2004
Nancy Fumiyo Iyomasa, 79, of Fountain Valley, Calif., a retired Bank of America secretary, died. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Stanley and David Sugimoto; and sisters Nora Ideta, Helen Tomita and Dora Fujiwara. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Samuel Ekela Kaauamo
Nov. 5, 2004
Samuel Ekela Kaauamo, 57, of Haiku, Maui, died in Wailua, Maui. He was born in Nahiku, Maui. He is survived by sons Samuel, Leolani and Kawehelani; daughters Kehaulani Guerrero and Nohealani J.A. Kaauamo; brothers Michael, Solomon, Herman, James and Radford; sisters Elizabeth Azeka, Christin Seto, Mary Ann Shimatsu, Cecilia Haugen, Emily Kalalau, Pauline Sinenci and Janette Kaauamo; and three grandchildren. Mass: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Gabriel's Church, Wailua. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.

May Ah Hoon Kam-Young
Nov. 5, 2004
May Ah Hoon Kam-Young, 88, of Honolulu, owner and operator of Palolo Sundries Store, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Douglas, daughter Deanna Jackson, brothers Charley and William Tong, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Katsuto Kanda
Nov. 11, 2004
Katsuto "Kats" Kanda, 89, of Hilo, a retired installation technician for the former Hilo Gas Co., died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mutsuko; sons Russell and Bruce; daughter Kristine Ortogero; brothers Takayoshi, Tokuwo and Eiichi; sisters Yachiyo Kaulia, Reiko Nakaoka, Miriam Buck and Fuyuko Funada; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Kim
Oct. 23, 2004
David Kim, 87, of Delano, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Delano. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Hak, John and Thomas; and sisters Alice Park and Daisy Choi. Private services.

Philip Lloyd King
Nov. 7, 2004
Philip Lloyd King, 75, of Kailua, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency advertising director, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Tod," son John P., daughters Maile Feick and Julie Hinsley, brother Richard, sister Catherine Thoene and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Friends of Iolani Palace, P.O. Box 2259, Honolulu 96804. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Friday.

Ikuko Koyamatsu
Nov. 5, 2004
Ikuko Koyamatsu, 99, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Shikoku, Japan. She is survived by son Edward K.; daughters Helen H. Honma, Lillian Y. Ashley, Ethel M. Young, Janet A. Mizutani, Sara S. Sawada and Pauline T. Koyamatsu; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

David Kawika Kumai Sr.
Oct. 29, 2004
David Kawika Kumai Sr., 57, of Kaneohe, a Kobayashi Travel/Polynesian Hospitality supervisor and driver, died in Kaiser Medical Center, Moanalua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nona, sons David Jr. and Joseph, brothers Luke A. and John, sister Victoria Lum, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Joshua Tavita Le'au
Nov. 10, 2004
Joshua Tavita Le'au, 19, of Kailua-Kona, a mason and co-owner of Hamo Rock LLC, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Sosene T. and Becky N., brothers Jason T. and Justin S.; and grandmother Palepa. A celebration of life will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday at University of the Nations Ohana Court. Leis and flowers welcome.

Sue N.L. Lum
Nov. 8, 2004
Sue N.L. Lum, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Broom Factory secretary, died. She was born in Macau, China. She is survived by sons Colin and Brian, daughter Lianne Wong, brother Richard Tong, sister Winifred Hee and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Manoa Lin Yee Chung Cemetery. Casual attire.

The Rev. Kiyoshi Matsukuma
Oct. 29, 2004
The Rev. Kiyoshi Matsukuma, 89, of Kailua, a retired state vocational rehab specialist and retired reverend for Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Saga-ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Kazuko, daughter Kiyomi Matsukuma-Young, brothers Hideomi Aoki and Yoshiyuki Matsukuma, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Gloria Enos McCabe
Nov. 2, 2004
Gloria Enos McCabe, 93, of Hauula, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Anthony A.; daughters Arleen D. PIna, Paulette D. Pinho and Jane C.F. McCabe; brothers Augustine and George Enos Tavares; sister Alice Enos Soares; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church, Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m.

Jennifer Neizman
Nov. 9, 2004
Jennifer Neizman, 59, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edward; caregiver Aunty "Kat" Kaaiawahia; mother Theresa Hong; son Kaiana; daughter Nahono Shimokawa; brother David Hong; sisters Carol Nakahiki, Kamela Bailey, Connie Cardoza and Veronica "Toto" Paaga; and three grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Leis only.

Fidel B. Ordonez
Nov. 10, 2004
Fidel B. Ordonez, 85, of Lahaina, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Bernarda I.; son Victor; daughters Amelia Bautista, Medelline Lowe, Larcy Santos, Larmy Guzman and Beverly Rogers; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. An all-night vigil will follow at 138 Hamau Place, Lahaina. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pablo Mateo Palting
Oct. 30, 2004
Pablo Mateo Palting, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Global Associations construction handyman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoaga, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juliana L., son Roy and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Thomas David Prettyman
Nov. 1, 2004
Thomas David Prettyman, 74, of Kailua, a retired real estate agent, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by sister Jeanne Riley. Committal services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Eben Parker Purdy Sr.
Nov. 5, 2004
Eben Parker Purdy Sr., 87, of Waimea, Hawaii, proprietor of Lahaina Maintenance Co., died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Eben P. Purdy Jr. and Eben P. Purdy Jr.; daughters Kehau Tamasio and Debbie and Punani Purdy; and three grandchildren. Services held. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Raymond Susumu Sato
Oct. 26, 2004
Raymond Susumu Sato, 80, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Jack T., Mamoru and Lawrence; and sisters Dorothy Ham and Ruth Torigoe. Private services.

Vaughn Merle Stewart
Nov. 8, 2004
Vaughn Merle Stewart, 62, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a U.S. Navy veteran, boat builder and carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by son Zeb and mother Frances Sherman. No services.

William Pearson Sullivan
Nov. 5, 2004
William Pearson Sullivan, also known as "Billy" and "Sully," 65, of Glenwood, Hawaii, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital director of purchasing, died at home. He was born in Molokai. He is survived by sons James "Jimmy," Charles B., William A. "Billy" and Wilson; and two grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's of Padua Church, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Yuriko Nagoshi Tasaka
Nov. 10, 2004
Yuriko Nagoshi Tasaka, 78, of Lihue, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wallis-Riki and Wade; daughter Dale Kegley; brothers Kunio, Richard and Douglas; sisters Evelyn Matsumoto, Aster Tateishi, Charlotte Nagoshi and Vivian Morimoto; and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue United Church, 4340 Nawiliwili Road. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hyacinth Yuk Len Young
Nov. 5, 2004
Hyacinth Yuk Len Young, 84, of Honolulu, a retired clerk for the Social Security Office, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Clifford Young and sister Stella Chan. 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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