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Obituaries

Monday, January 24, 2005


Antonio Jacinto Alejandro
Dec. 30, 2004
Antonio Jacinto Alejandro, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School custodian, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Tereza, son Dr. E. Allen, daughters Clarita Julian and Flaviana Tanicala, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

William Ako Chang
Jan. 19, 2005
William Ako Chang, 77, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired J.M. Tanaka Construction foreman and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints custodian, died at home. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Dorothy, sons W. Guy and Michael, and sister Ahlan Mattocks. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Stake Center. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Kona Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Arthur Espejo
Jan. 8, 2005
Arthur Espejo, 62, of Kane- ohe, an Aston Coral Reef Hotel maintenance engineer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Beverly, son Arthur "Dino" Jr., daughters Laura Espejo and Monica Hubert, stepdaughter Michele Kaeka and nine grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 2:30 p.m.

Dr. Neil Fergusson
Jan. 10, 2005
Dr. Neil Fergusson, 44, of Honolulu, a surgeon at Straub Clinic & Hospital and the Queen's Medical Center, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Durban, South Africa. He is survived by wife Babette, son Sean, daughter Nicola, father David, mother Doris Bullen, brother Mark, stepbrothers Grant and Wayne Seligson, and sisters Irene Driscoll and Nicola Dreibholz. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban's Chapel at Iolani School. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Neil Fergusson Memorial Fund at First Hawaiian Bank. Additional information for an obituary printed Jan. 15.

Angeline Bataya Gallano
Jan. 14, 2005
Angeline Bataya Gallano, also known as "Angie" and "Elena," 84, of Waipahu died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard Sarno and David Jr., Edward "Eddie" and Tedo Gallano, daughters Nancy Gurdison and Judy Sarno Edrada, brother Teofilo Villacorte, sister Rose Navarro, 24 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Gomes
Jan. 5, 2005
William Gomes, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric insulator foreman, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Douglas, daughter Michele Bray, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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: 5 p.m. Sunday at Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools. Call after 4 p.m. Donations suggested to The Maui Farm Inc. or Maui Youth and Family Services. Casual attire. Leis welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.

Jean Miyoko Hirayama
Jan. 14, 2005
Jean Miyoko Hirayama, 85, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Police Department clerk typist, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Joan H. Takano, brothers Kaname and Tasuku Yui, and a grandchild. Private services.

Richard Shoichi Ishida
Jan. 18, 2005
Richard Shoichi Ishida, 77, of Honolulu, a retired city Honolulu Fire Department fire captain, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esther Y., sons Terence M. and Royce E., daughters Richelle A. Kobashigawa and Carolyn M. Fujita, sisters Mildred N. Tarasawa and Marjorie M. Yoshimura, and three grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Flor Camaquin Josue
Jan. 5, 2005
Flor Camaquin Josue, 88, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Vintor, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Angela A.; son Efren A.; daughters Cielito Oda, Teresita Schmidt, Liza Josue-Cabaccang and Feby Josue; brother Philip; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Ellen Chizuko Kato
Jan. 16, 2005
Ellen Chizuko Kato, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Maemae Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Derek H., daughter Eileen M. Umeda, sisters Agnes F. Yoshida and Thelma T. Fukunaga, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Henry Tatsuo Kauhane
Jan. 17, 2005
Henry Tatsuo "Hank" Kauhane, 64, of Aiea, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Henry "Skeeter" and Keith, mother Peggy M. Jones and brothers Mike and Rodney. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ewa Beach.

Richard Lee
Jan. 7, 2005
Richard "Rip" Lee, 85, of Kailua, a retired U.S. Army heavy equipment operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Natalie Oda-Lee, stepson Robert Oda, daughters Brenda M. Lee and Wanda J. Bermudez, stepdaughter Ellen Owens, brothers Robert and Charles, sisters Alyce Kim and Grace Kukonu, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Feng Ying Lin
Jan. 15, 2005
Feng Ying Lin, 79, of Honolulu, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Sho Ling Zheng; sons Bo Hang and Bo Hor Zheng; daughter Yin Man Cheng; brothers Feng-Bik, Feng-Zhou and Feng-Cheong; sister Feng-Qun; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Taoist services: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Albert Yoichi Moriguchi
Jan. 12, 2005
Albert Yoichi Moriguchi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. warehouseman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by daughter Rene Y. and sister Alice S. Tando. Private services.

Sueko Nakamoto
Jan. 18, 2005
Sueko Nakamoto, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stanley and Richard, and daughters Florence Giacomo, Darlene West and Sharon Kaneda. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hernandez Ermanie Nalani
Jan. 17, 2005
Hernandez Ermanie Nalani, 57, of Phoenix, formerly of Laie, a Clothes Helping Children employee in Phoenix, died. She is survived by husband Dennis; sons Robert, Dennis and Arlington; brothers Walter Gomez and Edmund, Eddyngton and Lambert Hiram; sisters Aloma Willis, Moana Hannemann, Ipolani Thompson, Noreen Keahiolalo and Pinkie Crowe; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Third Ward Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Lynn Hiroko Nishikawa
Jan. 14, 2005
Lynn Hiroko Nishikawa, 71, of Kaneohe, a schoolteacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard M. and sister Sumiko Fujitani. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Baptist Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Michael Patrick Kaumi Orian
Jan. 18, 2005
Michael Patrick Kaumi Orian, 61, of Mililani, a retired Honolulu police officer and Orian Polygraph Service proprietor, died. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Brenda; son Bernard "Kaai" Kelii; daughters Melinda and Michelle; brothers Fredrick, Alexander and Albert Orian, and Larry, James, Jeremiah, Jeffrey and Joel Kamakele; sister Pauline Sugimoto; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

John Yong Yuen Park
Jan. 9, 2005
John Yong Yuen Park, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard estimator, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wesley and Marvin; brothers Joseph, Edward and Henry; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Agustin Pasion Rivera
Dec. 23, 2004
Agustin Pasion Rivera, 80, of Waimanalo, a cowboy and retired Foremost Dairy employee, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Orlino, Ruben, William and Franklin; daughters Lewelyn Soriano, Jocelyn Baldwin, Fina Rivera and Mila McDonald; brothers Ricardo, Benjamin, Orlando and Potentiano; sisters Rosario Pasion and Rosita Olegario; 26 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Tereza DeJesus Sabakahan
Jan. 17, 2005
Tereza DeJesus "Daisy" Sabakahan, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing Home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sister Elizabeth Martin, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

Myra Annabelle Shaw
Dec. 27, 2004
Myra Annabelle "Nani" Shaw, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Dental Supply owner, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Francesville, Ind. She is survived by sister Alice and hanai family Bob, Mary, Jon and Katie Bretschneider. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at 1350 Ala Moana. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Shisu Toma
Jan. 15, 2005
Shisu Toma, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery receiving foreman, died at home. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Minako, son Edward T., brother Thomas, sister Jane Isara and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Henry Uchiyama
Jan. 20, 2005
Henry Uchiyama, 79, of Lihue, a retired County of Kauai pressman, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by brothers Richard and Tomoki, and sisters Ellen Ota and Sue Watase. Private services.

Sharon Etsuko Ohta Woody
Dec. 12, 2004
Sharon Etsuko Ohta Woody, 55, of Arlington, Va., formerly of Honolulu, a federal Department of State Office of the Secretary employee, died in Washington, D.C. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jerry; stepsons Benjamin and Brett Woody and Paul Lacy; stepdaughters Denise Lacy and Joan Burton; mother Dorothy "Fusako" Ohta; brothers Gerald and Norman Ohta; and 10 step-grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Ralph Noboru Yamaoka
Jan. 9, 2005
Ralph Noboru Yamaoka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Halekulani Hotel maintenance man, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ray S., daughter Sharon T. Yoshida, a brother, two sisters and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Yat Kwai Yee
Jan. 8, 2005
Yat Kwai "Oscar" Yee, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Trader Vic's employee at the Old Plantation, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wei Sit; sons Dr. Wilfred, Alvin and Rollin; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Nobuo Yoneda
Jan. 15, 2005
Nobuo Yoneda, 82, of Wailuku, formerly of Aiea, a Board of Water Supply welder in Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Lori Munekiyo; brothers Tsuneo and Satoru; sisters Fumiko Naruto, Tomie Kurashige and Teruko Taguchi; five grandchildren; and five 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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