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Obituaries

Thursday, March 10, 2005




Greta Monserate Aguilar
Feb. 28, 2005
Greta Monserate Aguilar, 73, of Aiea, a ballet dancer and instructor, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Alan; daughters Laurie Grochowsky, Marianne Nakoa and Gina Rodriguez; and brother Peter. Private services.

Lincoln Kaihalulu Akana Sr.
March 3, 2005
Lincoln Kaihalulu Akana Sr., 89, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired state supervisor for the Airports Division, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by sons Lincoln K. Jr. and Edwin, brothers Benjamin "Ben" and Joshua, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale Hoomalu Pavilion, Kailua-Kona. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kealaokamalamalama Congregational Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Arnold P. Alvarico Sr.
Feb. 27, 2005
Arnold P. Alvarico Sr., 58, of Waianae, an automobile mechanic, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose; son Chad; daughters Connie Hokoana and Laura, Krystal and Chelsea Alvarico; brothers Francis and Fredrick; sisters Randy, Linda, Pauline, Paulette, Loraine, Chubby and Iris; and four grandchildren. A memorial gathering will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Ulehawa Beach Park.

Conrado Meria Antolin
Feb. 9, 2005
Conrado Meria Antolin, 58, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon "Tida," sons Conrad and Keoni, daughters Yvette Antolin-Antonio and Tanya Antolin, mother Rosita, brothers Norman and Cisco Meria, sister Perla Mendoza and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

Felipe Cabana Aquino
Feb. 18, 2005
Felipe Cabana Aquino, 59, of Waipahu, a Lunalilo Care Home employee and Hale Malamalama Nursing Home maintenance supervisor, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, the Philippines. He is survived by fiancee Asela Ramos, brothers Alfredo and Antonio, and sisters Florita Galang, Laureta A. Briones, Myrna Aguila, and Elena and Virginia Aquino. Rosary and program: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 8:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Carolynn Blake
Feb. 24, 2005
Carolynn Blake, 68, of Lahaina, a Sea Breeze Curio bookkeeper in Lahaina, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by companion Phil G. Fuhrman, son Michael Fairservice, brothers Michael and David Giddings, and a grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Harbor. A celebration of life will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at Frances Hinton's residence, 399 Front St., Lahaina. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui.

Frank Ventura Carvalho Sr.
March 3, 2005
Frank Ventura Carvalho Sr., 83, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. lineman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Velma; sons Frank Jr., Floyd, Glenn, Claude and Desmond; brother David; sisters Cecilia Mattos, Eva Camara and Dorothy and Barbara Carvalho; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Edward Kock Chee Chuck
March 5, 2005
Edward Kock Chee "Wong" Chuck, 74, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by brothers Raymond Chuck and Kenneth and Dennis Wong; and sister Helen Chong. Chinese Buddhist services: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Gary William Daniels
Feb. 24. 2005
Gary William Daniels, 52, of Koloa, Kauai, a National University of Industrial Arts Department professor in Long Beach, Calif., died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Torrence, Calif. He is survived by brother Michael. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Mary Ruth Feldman
March 7, 2005
Mary Ruth Feldman, 94, of Newberg, Calif., died. She was born in Dexter, Mo. She is survived by son Philip, daughters Joyce and Betty Sherman, sister Beulah Scharf, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private graveside services at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to charity, c/o Alternative Burial and Cremation of Oregon, P.O. Box 202, Sherwood, OR 97140.

George Teruo Fukuda
March 4, 2005
George Teruo Fukuda, 66, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara; son Kevin; daughters Tammie Sawada, Sharrie Tamura and Debbie Hisashima; brother Peter; sisters Irene Okabe, Norma Masuda and Thelma Young; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

George William Hayden
Feb. 22, 2005
George William "Bill" Hayden, 63, of Kaneohe, a Mokapu Elementary School guidance counselor on Kaneohe Marine Corps Base, died at home. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Lynn C.; sons Grant M. and Louciano B. Hayden and George H. Starkes; daughters Jill Reed and Cindy Merkle; sisters Gretchen Weberling and Sue; and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Haiku Hale, 46-283 Kahuhipa St., Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Robert Takeshi Hirano
March 7, 2005
Robert Takeshi "Crash" Hirano, 79, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Community School for Adults principal, died at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Eleanor, son Michael, daughters Susan Yamasaki and Ellen Okimoto, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Franklin Hooper
Feb. 21, 2005
Franklin Hooper, 96, of Honolulu died in Oahu Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 2055 Kam IV Road.

Katsumi Hosokawa
Feb. 16, 2005
Katsumi Hosokawa, 81, of Mililani, a retired Quality Evaluation Laboratory electrical engineer in Lualualei, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Mildred C.; son Richard T.; daughters Janet M.H. Sharninghausen, Joanne K. Baeza and Amy M. Mizota; brothers Yukio and Thomas; sisters Adrienne Hosokawa and Ethel Miyamoto; and seven grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sadako Hosokawa
Feb. 25, 2005
Sadako Hosokawa, 91, of Honolulu, retired owner of Coolidge Barber Shop, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Walter, daughter Jane Torikai, brother Toshio Murata, sister Shizue Nakashima, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Robert Masayuki Kakimoto
Feb. 28, 2005
Robert Masayuki "Bobby" Kakimoto, 74, of Honolulu, retired owner of Home Plumbing Supply, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Kin and Ben, daughter Lisa, sister Marion Oki and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Caroline Marie Rego Kanehe
March 6, 2005
Caroline Marie Rego Kanehe, 62, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Hawaii Care and Cleaning employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Timothy, Kevin and Titus; daughter Hope; sister Veronica Gonsalves; and seven grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Kapaa, Kauai. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

Raymond Tsuneto Kashiwada
March 3, 2005
Raymond Tsuneto "Ray" Kashiwada, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha State Sales accountant and manager, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor; son Ronald; daughters Joanne Shibuya and Sandra Allen; brothers Howard Kashiwada and Henry Arthur; sisters Frances Okuhata, Janet Kashiwada and Doris Matsumoto; and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Emiliana Celades Laluan
Feb. 22, 2005
Emiliana Celades "Emily" Laluan, 75, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Aurelio, son Tim Timbal, brother Rosindo Celades and sisters Gail Bakiano, Laurencia Celades and Rosita Manuel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Geraldine Lancaster
March 4, 2005
Geraldine Lancaster, 73, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry; sons Bobby, Henry, Charles, Gary, Ben and Wayne; daughter Susan Patterson; brother Benjamin Kaai; sisters Phyllis L. Wong, Jeanette P. Cadang and Maera Kaaiawaawa; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 2:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Kum Lun Lee
Feb. 24, 2005
Kum Lun Lee, also known as Harold Kum Lum Lee, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard carpenter and Mokapu Elementary School janitor, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by son Malcolm K.H. Sr., sister Virginia Iona, four grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Eulogy: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

Jon M. Lo
Feb. 25, 2005
Jon M. Lo, 45, of Honolulu died in St. Francis-Liliha Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Lawrence C. and Jane S. Private services.

Garrett Hin Wai Lum Jr.
Feb. 19, 2005
Garrett Hin Wai "Kaleki" Lum Jr., infant son of Garrett Sr. and Jeanine of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Kwai Sun and Annie Lum and Rose Marie "Momi" Raymond. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information provided for an obituary published Tuesday.

Selvestre Bangayan Marquez
Feb. 23, 2005
Selvestre Bangayan Marquez, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Halekulani Hotel employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in San Manuel, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jennie; sons Rudolfo and Romeo; daughters Lolita Casinas, Debby Marquez-Gahan and Janice Marquez-Carganilla; sisters Agripena Abades and Jovita Nemer; 12 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Rose Mattos
Feb. 21, 2005
Rose Mattos, 83, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband William; daughters Donna Galon, Linda DeVera and Sandra L. Pearson; brothers John, William, Richard, Herbert, Clarence and George Gomes; sisters Evelyn Costa, Louise Coon, Frances Wong, Alice Hollenbeck and Florence Dias; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Monday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in Honolulu.

Steven Shigeo Medrano
March 4, 2005
Steven Shigeo Medrano, 57, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Labor work force development specialist, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Lily Wada, mother Perlita, brother Mel and sisters Charlene Singleton, Pamela Jardin and Lavenda Apilado. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Additional services: 2:30 p.m. March 25 at Salvation Army Chapel, Lihue. Inurnment: 3:30 p.m. at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Catalino Perez Monderen
March 6, 2005
Catalino Perez Monderen, 81, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired city waste-water treatment plant supervisor and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard fuel gauge operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bernard; daughters Caroline Bicoy, Deborah Rodrigues and Frances Young; sister Trini Alconcil; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Hilo Baptist Church. Call after 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kaname Nakamaru
Feb. 15, 2005
Kaname Nakamaru, 100, of Kailua-Kona, a retired dentist, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Bruce and Kent, sister Ichiyo Osugi, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Nora Nobuko Matsuda Nakamoto
Feb. 22, 2005
Nora Nobuko Matsuda Nakamoto, 75, of Federal Way, Wash., formerly of Hawaii, a retired Federal Way Vision Center bookkeeper and former office manager and legal secretary, died in Costa Mesa, Calif. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne; daughters Lynne English, Jeri Kunzer, Ava Nakamoto-Schneider, Faye Nakamoto and Cindy Casamina; hanai daughter Alberta Miriscotti; brothers Robert, Richard and Shigenobu Matsuda; sisters Kathleen Barr and Sally Matsuda; and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Ernest Yoshio Nakamura
Feb. 23, 2005
Ernest Yoshio Nakamura, 69, of Wahiawa, a retired state employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Leialoha S., son Ernest Jr., daughters Doreen Y. Okouchi and Faith N. Werle, brother Harold, sister Jane Matsumoto and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masao Nakato
March 7, 2005
Masao Nakato, 82, of Waipahu, a retired Halfhill Electrical Co. electrician, died. He was born in Piihonua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Michael; daughters Colleen Lee and Lillian Nakato; brothers Takeshi and Mitsuo; sisters Patsy Miyashiro, Yoshiko Nakato, Harue Shimasaki, Kay Tomoyasu and Ann Kodama; and two grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gladys Hayashi Nishimoto
Feb. 27, 2005
Gladys Hayashi Nishimoto, 88, of Mililani, a retired laundry presser, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and James; daughters Diane Yasuhara, Carol Oshiro and Gail Uyematsu; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Pearl City Community Church. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Jo Norio Okazaki
March 3, 2005
Jo Norio Okazaki, 84, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed public accountant and U.S. Army veteran with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Naomi O. Malone, brother Osmond A. and sisters Linnea F. Foss, Nancy T. Morton and Myra U. Smith. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Robert Hideo Ozaki Sr.
Feb. 20, 2005
Robert Hideo Ozaki Sr., 85, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard plumber, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert Jr., daughters Valerie Falle and Sandra Ozaki, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Faith Mariko Sasaki
Feb. 23, 2005
Faith Mariko Sasaki, 52, of Kaneohe, a housekeeper for the former Liberty House, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Nobuyuki and Ann, brother Steven and sister Roslyn Ledeker. Private services.

Charles Dwight Sinclair
March 4, 2005
Charles Dwight "Butch" Sinclair, 51, of Volcano, Hawaii, a self-employed carpenter, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Sharon Young, mother Greta, sister Patty Kiernan and brothers William and Robert. Private services.

Opal Jo Stratton
March 7, 2005
Opal Jo Stratton, 86, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a seamstress and accountant, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Paul's Valley, Okla. She is survived by son Mike, daughter Patti and three grandchildren. No services.

Stephen Michael Swanson
March 5, 2005
Stephen Michael Swanson, 52, of Fern Acres, Mountain View, Hawaii, a musician, died at home. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by companion Valaurie J. Petrey and aunt Frances W. Winslow. Private services.

Michie Suehiro Tanaka
March 6, 2005
Michie Suehiro Tanaka, 86, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jonelle M., brother Hiroshi Suehiro and sister Alice Kato. Private services. Donations suggested to Child & Family Service.

Glenn Hachiro Tateno
March 2, 2005
Glenn Hachiro Tateno, 89, of Kaneohe, owner of Kalihi Kai Auto Repair Shop, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Marcella Chong and two grandchildren. Private services.

Paul Thomas
March 1, 2005
Paul Thomas, 79, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Louisiana. He is survived by wife Margaret M., son Kenneth, daughters Sharon Thomas and Patrice Fujii, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Harry Y.W. Tsui
Feb. 17, 2005
Harry Y.W. Tsui, 78, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Holland. He is survived by wife Yee Kay Ng; sons Tony, David and Johnson; daughters Eliza and Winnie; sister Ping Fung; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Chinese Buddhist services: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Eldon Ervin Vincent
March 3, 2005
Eldon Ervin Vincent, 92, of Yucaipa, Calif., a pastor, died in Yucaipa. He was born in Covina, Calif. He is survived by wife Juanita, son Joel, daughters Donna Griffin and Marilyn Hope, and two grandchildren. Services in Yucaipa. Burial to follow in Glendora, Calif.

Sadao Wada
March 7, 2005
Sadao Wada, 78, of Lahaina, a Maui County laborer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Palma; son Calvin; daughters Christine Wong and Cynthia Wada; brothers Sajiro and Satoru; sisters Kimie Tadakuma, Doreen Kakinami and Mildred Arinoki; and two grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Call after 3 p.m.

Arlene Zimiga
March 7, 2005
Arlene Zimiga, 61, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Tony. 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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