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Obituaries

Thursday, January 20, 2005




Jane Ishikawa Akisada
Jan. 7, 2005
Jane Ishikawa Akisada, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Equifax Inc. employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Mark, sons Bryant and Marshall, brothers Frank and Robert Ishikawa, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Raymond O. Alferez
Jan. 11, 2005
Raymond O. Alferez, 85, of California died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sisters Josefa Hernandez and Catalina Tembler. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Vicente Dalere Andrada
Dec. 23, 2004
Vicente Dalere Andrada, 70, of Waialua, a retired Del Monte Fresh Produce employee, died at home. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita C.; sons Edgar and Eric; daughters Vangie Lacar and Lani Alicaba; sisters Fausta Agsalda, Coleta Flores, Anita Andrada and Jovita Cumlat; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 8:30 a.m. Interment: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Tuesday.

Edward O. Asuncion
Jan. 9, 2005
Edward O. "Mariano" Asuncion, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired Schofield Barracks civil service employee, died in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Blossom; sons Melvin, Philip and Jason; daughter Teana Vann; brothers Andres, Freddie and Miguel; sisters Mary DeCastro and Petra Manalo; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Patricia Mary Barlow
Jan. 13, 2005
Patricia Mary Barlow, 74, of Keauhou Mauka, Hawaii, an entrepreneur, died at home. She was born in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. She is survived by sons Robert, Allan, Glenn and Brett; daughter Rosanne Lyle; brother Charles Roy; sister Jane Roy; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Jean Katsuye Hattori Barnett
Jan. 14, 2005
Jean Katsuye Hattori Barnett, 78, of Tallahassee, Fla., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Stella Furjanic, Patty Mitchell, and Dale and Roberta J. Barnett; brother Raymond Hattori; sister Ruby Medina; and two grandchildren. Services to be held in Tallahassee.

Easter Bak Yuk Blanchfield
Nov. 23, 2004
Easter Bak Yuk Blanchfield, 67, of Las Vegas, a former Realtor in Honolulu, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughter Lisa B., brothers Charles and Lawrence Seu, sister Marion Woo and a grandchild. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary, Section HH.

Ruth Ann Boucher
Jan. 16, 2005
Ruth Ann Boucher, 79, of Princeville, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Green Bay, Wis. She is survived by husband Richard, sons Paul and Richard, daughters Mary Mulholland and Margaret Bosna, brother Donald Vandermuss, sister Sue Herris, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Williams Catholic Church in Hanalei, Kauai. Call after 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clarence M. Brill
Jan. 16, 2005
Clarence M. Brill, 86, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by daughters Penny Ploeger, Debbie Power, Betsy Feldman and Candy Heimbach; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 2 p.m. today at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 1:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to Star of the Sea Church or Elks BPOE Honolulu Lodge 616, 2913 Kalakaua Ave. Aloha attire.

Leo Chandler
Jan. 14, 2005
Leo Chandler, 79, of Lawai, Kauai, a County of Kauai refuse truck driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Isabella; daughter Marylyn Naumu; brothers John, Thomas, Anthony and Michael; sisters Margaret Silva and Lucille Espinuieva; and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Eleele Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Bertell Davis
Jan. 17, 2005
Bertell Davis, 62, of Honolulu, a Scientific Consultant Services archaeologist, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Kwai Jai. Private services.

Mitzi M. De Costa
Jan. 10, 2005
Mitzi M. De Costa, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Kapiolani Medical Center nurse, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George, Reynold and Denis; daughters Carolyn Okuda and Marlene De Costa; brothers Richard and James Hamana; sisters Laura Shiroma, Yvonne Muramoto, Eleanor Komori, Shirley Ako and Myrna Arakaki; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Albert Charles De Rego
Jan. 15, 2005
Albert Charles De Rego, 73, of Waianae, a De Rego Farm owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Melinda S., sons Albert C. Jr. and Lawrence B., daughter Elena A. Paishon, sisters Vicki De Rego Makua and Henrietta Holbron, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Rita Catholic Church in Nanakuli. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

George O. Dias
Jan. 11, 2005
George O. Dias, 84, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine, sons Maurice and Gregory, daughter Cindy Smith and three grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua, 114 Makawao St. Call after 9 a.m.

Masako Fujikawa
Jan. 16, 2005
Masako Fujikawa, 97, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by sons Wallace A. and Ernest Y.; daughters Hatsuyo Takashiba, Dorothy Nakamura and Patsy Fujii; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Asayo Fujita
Jan. 8, 2005
Asayo Fujita, 88, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Henry and Calvin, sisters Sumiko Muramoto and Kumeyo Yoichisako, and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Wesley Allen Hale
Jan. 10, 2005
Wesley Allen Hale, 45, of Waipahu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rustin and Tyler, mother Lourdes, brothers Cecil and Bruce, and sister Valerie. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 6 p.m.

Yuriko Harada
Jan. 14, 2005
Yuriko Harada, 89, of Lahaina, a Honolua store clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puukoli, Maui. She is survived by daughters Christine Harada, Jean Isakson and Carol Kato; sister Fusae Munemitsu; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina United Methodist Church. Call after 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Lahaina United Methodist Church or American Heart Association.

Daniel Minoru Kekoaokalani Hiraga
Jan. 17, 2005
Daniel Minoru Kekoaokalani Hiraga, 21, of Napili, Hawaii, a food server, died in Napili. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Nelson and Leslie, brother Russel and grandparents Connie Sutherland, Doris and Sol Naumu, and Harriet and William Hiraga. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waiola Church. Call after 10 a.m. Lunch to follow at "Hale Halawai" Fellowship Hall. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Alfred Akio Hirano
Jan. 13, 2005
Alfred Akio Hirano, 75, of Koloa, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by brother Takeshi and sisters Chieko Takahashi and Sumiko Kubota. Private services.

Asami Hirouji
Jan. 7, 2005
Asami Hirouji, 88, of Wailuku, a Pioneer Mill field worker, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son James; daughters Doris Okazaki, Merle Yamamoto, Nancy Ballesteros and Doreen Kaneyuki; brother Mitsuyuki Shinyama; sisters Ayame Kubo and Hifumi Taguchi; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Weslyn Rhonda Kauinohea Jerves
Jan. 13, 2005
Weslyn Rhonda Kauinohea Jerves, 18, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughter Ceriann J. "Waileka" Sanchez; parents Wesley and Rhonda; sisters Channel, Ashlyn and Jewel; grandparents Raymond and Meta Jerves, and Ross Sr. and Victoria Oana; and great-grandparent Manuel Amorin. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Lutheran Church. Call after 9 a.m. Flowers welcome.

Bernice Elama Kanahele
Jan. 16, 2005
Bernice Elama Kanahele, 49, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kauai Community College outreach counselor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Puuwai, Niihau. She is survived by hanai sons Keolamau and Thomas Nizo; hanai daughters Liana, Kimberly and Kelly Nizo; mother Virginia Nizo; brother William A.K. Nizo; and sister Virginia Keamoai. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Interment to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Alan Domingo Lucas
Jan. 12, 2005
Alan Domingo Lucas, 43, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii National Guard sergeant first class, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Jocelyn Bumanglag, Donna Pagdilao, Lorna Sagario and Patricia Foo; and brothers Fred, Robert and Clifford Lucas. Services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Call after 6 p.m. Rosary: 7 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Annie A. Pavao
Jan. 15, 2005
Annie A. Pavao, 83, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Caroline Pacheco, brother Frank Mattos, sister Celestine Deponte and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Central Christian Church. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kaiwiki Chapel Cemetery. Casual attire.

Shirley Greene Peacock
Jan. 17, 2005
Shirley Greene Peacock, 80, of Moiliili, a retired secretary for various district administrators and officials of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, died. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. She is survived by husband Daniel J., son Daniel L., daughters Karen Peacock and Paula P. Bertolin, sister Dorothea G. O'Connor and two grandchildren. Private services.

Patricia Ann Perry
Jan. 10, 2005
Patricia Ann Perry, 62, of Haiku, Maui, a state social worker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Paul; daughter Rachel Kemfort; stepmother Flora Melendez; brothers Alvin, Frank and Joseph Estrella; sisters Theresa Plunkett, Mary A. Mora-Luera and Grace Ono; and three grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. today at St. Rita's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Makawao Cemetery. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.

Mutsuo Sakata
Jan. 9, 2005
Mutsuo Sakata, 81, of Aiea, a retired sales representative, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kazuko; son Vernon M.; daughter Karen S. Machida; sisters Myrna Betsui, Barbara Schindele, Fumiko Oyama and Dorothy Santos; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Wayne Akira Suenaga
Jan. 2, 2005
Wayne Akira Suenaga, 56, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Motor Rebuilders and Dole Pineapple Cannery machinist, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Betty K. and sisters Shirlee F. Masuoka, Janice H. Fukunaga and Susan R. Suenaga. Private services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

Lance Hiromichi Teramae
Jan. 14, 2005
Lance Hiromichi Teramae, 35, of Honolulu died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Janis M., brothers Keith B. and Jason G., and sister Danielle H. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Norman Tkachenko
July 30, 2004
Norman Tkachenko, 65, of San Mateo, Calif., a retired American Airlines maintenance supervisor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice; children Norman Tkachenko Jr., Beverlee Shields and Allison Magera; mother Elizabeth; brother Richard; sister Alice Clay; and five grandchildren. Mass: 2 p.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Stephen Albert Tobol
Jan. 13, 2005
Stephen Albert Tobol, 52, of Kihei, Maui, a mason and carpenter, died at home. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by wife Merrie, sons Stephen A. Tobol Jr. and Jeremy R. Mitchell, daughter Layla J. and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Polo Beach in Makena.

Sueko Yamasaki
Jan. 18, 2005
Sueko Yamasaki, 93, of Lihue, a Hale Pumehana Motel business manager, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Morton, daughters Harriet Coyle and Linda Chung, sisters Namiko Yoshida and Tsutayo Saito, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 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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