Saturday, November 27, 2004

Joyce Abear
Nov. 19, 2004
Joyce Abear, 50, of Wahiawa, a Department of Education educational assistant, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by mother Janet K.M., father Willie, brothers Andrew and Allan, and sisters Elizabeth A. Ladao, Yvonne McIntire and Jennifer Kaitoku. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Paea Aholelei
Nov. 19, 2004
Paea "Uncle P" Aholelei, 48, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Liliola, sons Anthony and Lucas, brothers Viliami, Semisi, Paula, David "Fuapau" and Siosifa, and sisters Kalolaine "Veiongo" Manoa, Peleketi Mafileo and Meleane Aonga. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kilohana United Methodist Church. Call after 4:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

Arthur Pershing Anderson
Nov. 7, 2004
Arthur Pershing Anderson, 62, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Business Archives president, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Seaside, Ore. He is survived by son Denton Isono and daughters Wendy and Jonelle Anderson and Sheri Park. Private services.

Kiyoshi Fukagawa
Nov. 20, 2004
Kiyoshi "Kiyo" Fukagawa, 81, of Wailuku, a Monterey Unified School District groundskeeper and member of 442nd Regimental Combat Unit, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice; son Ron; brothers George, Susumu, Yosuke and Henry; sisters Yuriko Tokunaga and Betty Pacheco; and a grandchild. Private services.

Stella Barbara Kozma
Nov. 24, 2004
Stella Barbara Kozma, 96, of Waialua, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Trenton, N.J. She is survived by sons Dr. Anthony, Ronald and Philip; and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. today at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 12:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Michael's School, 67-340 Haona St., Waialua, HI 96791. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

Sakayo Miyasato
Nov. 19, 2004
Sakayo Miyasato, 84, of Aiea, a retired Cafe Bon Bon kitchen helper, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wayne M. and Cyrus S.; daughter Phyllis C. Jackson; brothers Kinsaku "Thomas," Henry, David and Edwin Gushikuma; sisters Yoshie Nakama, Kiyoko Miyashiro, Sadako Townsend and Naomi Yamamoto; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ruth Y. Okamoto
Nov. 20, 2004
Ruth Y. Okamoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired InterPacific Investors Service Inc. salesperson, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Annette Okamoto-Sierra and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Call after 11:30 a.m.

Kealiiaukai Robins
Nov. 19, 2004
Kealiiaukai Robins, 69, of Waimanalo died in Waimanalo. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Keahi Robins and Halona Farden; daughters Puamana Farden, Wailani Iwalani, Mileka Robins and Ehukai Silva; and brother Robson K. Hind. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Elks Club in Waikiki. Call after 8 a.m. Private burial to follow. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Kamakua Mau Loa Church.

Marcelino Ondiana Sagon
Nov. 12, 2004
Marcelino Ondiana "Top" Sagon, 72, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Army National Guard sergeant major, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Felicidad "Fely"; son Milton A.; daughter Marcela C. "Marcy"; brothers Antonio and Fernando Sagon and Manuel Arellano; sister Marcelina Raquel; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three hanai grandchildren; and a foster grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual attire.

Toru Sesoko
Nov. 5, 2004
Toru Sesoko, 82, of Pearl City, a U.S. Army retiree and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Ruth; daughters Lisa Shahparnia and Karen Balecha; sisters Harriet Toyama, Florence Matsukawa and Constance Sesoko; and five grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. today at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Wednesday.

David Anthony Standard
Nov. 9, 2004
David Anthony Standard, 49, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Big Island Plumbing proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Waterbury, Conn. He is survived by daughter Chelsea McKenzie, stepmother Gloria, brothers John and Robert, and sisters Deborah Standard, Sarah Peters and Janet Doyle. Scattering of ashes held.

Nora Masako Watanabe
Nov. 18, 2004
Nora Masako Watanabe, 85, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cook for Jarrett Intermediate School, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Donald K.; daughter Terry Ishihara; sisters Yoshiko Taira, Kay Takaezu and Edna Zukeran; and a grandchild. Private services.

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