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Obituaries

Tuesday, April 19, 2005




Marcelo Obra Balanga
March 31, 2005
Marcelo Obra Balanga, 96, of Port Hueneme, Calif., died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lavidina T., son Francisco "Chris," daughter Preciosa and sisters Apolonia and Marcela. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Walter DeLima Carvalho
April 7, 2005
Walter DeLima Carvalho, 86, of Honolulu, a retired federal fire captain, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hazel, son Patrick, daughter Kathryn Cabacungan, brother Moses and a grandchild. Services: 9:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Buenaventura Alcantara Flora
March 17, 2005
Buenaventura Alcantara "Ben" Flora, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Ilikai Hotel employee, died at home. He was born in Naguilian, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Gaspara J.; sons Rodrigo ad Dr. Constante; daughters Lourdes Bagaoisan, Cecilia Orodio, Milagros Jaramilla, Zenaida Godsey and Ellen Wright; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kayoko Fukushima
April 10, 2005
Kayoko Fukushima, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Charley's Arcade and Fountain pantry worker, died at home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Albert, Alan and Herbert; daughter Altha Husband; brother Osamu Akiyama; sister Alice Tanaka; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sadayoshi Fusato
April 8, 2005
Sadayoshi Fusato, 83, of Mililani died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Masue, son Earl S., daughter Karen Y. Takaba, brothers Teiki and Takeo, sister Kimiko Sakoda and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, west chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Leonora Ordonez Gonzales
April 11, 2005
Leonora Ordonez Gonzales, 79, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by son Efren, daughters Lydia Marcelo and Josie Sobremonte, brother Basilio Ordonez, sister Rosita Lazo and 17 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Efren Gonzales residence in Honokaa. Casual attire.

David Goodreau Jr.
April 6, 2005
David Goodreau Jr., 87, of Pearl City, a businessman and retired U.S. Army master sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Acushnet, Mass. He is survived by sons Darryl Goodreau and Donald Lopes; daughters Mathilda "Tillie" McCollem, Loretta "Rita" Spencer and Dolores "Lolly" Perez; brother Paul Goudreau; sisters Regina Nielsen and Pauline Rock; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lorraine Halama-Tamale
Feb. 9, 2005
Lorraine Halama-Tamale, 51, of Waipahu, an Off Peak Towing Co. dispatcher, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tevita Tamale, brother Bernard Halama, sisters Wandali Hobbs and Diana Pauole, and two grandchildren. Gathering: 9 a.m.-noon Sunday at Hobbs' residence, 89-366 Palikea St. Inurnment to be held at a later date on Molokai.

John Charles Hamaker Jr.
April 11, 2005
John Charles Hamaker Jr., 81, of Hawaii Kai, a metallurgist and president of various steel companies, died at home. He was born in Canton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Phyllis, son John III, daughter Joanne Child, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Gathering: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Hawaii Kai Shopping Center Marina, formerly known as Kuapa Kai, aboard the boat Dive Barge.

Lillian Kiyoko Ishikawa
March 20, 2005
Lillian Kiyoko Ishikawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dudley Akama, brother Robert Hayami, sister Dorothy Kuroiwa, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

William James Kanae
April 4, 2005
William James "Billy" Kanae, 43, of Honolulu, an Independence and Constitution chef, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Monic; father James; brothers Dante and Addyson; and sisters Jamie Ching, Elsie Madali, Margie Kanae, Josette Lai and Annie Estavillo. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Edward Masato Kuwata
March 31, 2005
Edward Masato Kuwata, 64, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Masatoshi, mother Jane Y., brother Robert T. and sister Ruby M. Kage. Private services.

David Aea Leialoha III
March 20, 2005
David Aea Leialoha III, 45, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by wife Christine; sons David E. and Christopher; daughter Iwalani-Kamakaokalani; mother Lina Dequire; brothers Joseph Leialoha, John Dequire and Harold Stewart; sisters Bertha, Sylvia, Lina T. and Healani R.; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Rosalie Lemquist
Feb. 23, 2005
Rosalie Lemquist, 67, of Roseville, Calif., died in Roseville. She is survived by husband Al; children Craig, Lisa and Donna; and four grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney in Kailua. Scattering of ashes: 4 p.m. at Kailua Boat Ramp. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Wai See Tai Young Lowe
April 16, 2005
Wai See Tai Young Lowe, 92, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Renato, Newton and Winston; daughters Jeanie Mah, Marian Ching and Maureen Chang; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hitoshi Matsuno
April 14, 2005
Hitoshi "Toshi" Matsuno, 71, of Pearl City, an A-1 Wheel Alignment co-owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Ryan and Terence; daughter Janine Matsuno-Park; brothers Kiyoshi, Hiromu "Harold," Miyuki "Miki" and James; sister Alice; and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Call after 4 p.m.

Richard Hachiro Nakanishi
April 3, 2005
Richard Hachiro Nakanishi, 88, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed photographer doing business as Portrait Center and tour guide, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hookena-Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred M., daughter Sharlene Smith, brother Yukio, sister Katsuko Tanaka and a grandchild. Private services.

Juanita Birgado Parong Pattioay
April 11, 2005
Juanita Birgado Parong "Titang" Pattioay, 74, of Mililani died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Michael J., Ricky A., Carlos Jr. and Daniel P.; daughters Rosaline Rodrigues, Sandra L. Madolora and JoAnn C. Lee; brother Fernando Birgado; sisters Lorita Pokakaa, Trini Alexander-Lam and Carmelita Grindstaff; 35 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Geraldine C. Shuman
April 16, 2005
Geraldine C. Shuman, 84, of St. Louis died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Gary, Michael and Edwin; a sister; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Private services.

Carole Yit Ho Wong
March 29, 2005
Carole Yit Ho Wong, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard clerk-typist, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clifford, Cyrus and Chester; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Thom Suyman Wright
April 8, 2005
Thom Suyman Wright, 59, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Labo, Camarines Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Gloria M., stepdaughter Glaiza DeGuzman, brother Henry and sister Jane. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Masayoshi Yamashita
March 29, 2005
Masayoshi Yamashita, 90, of Kahului, formerly of Kula, Maui, a vegetable farmer, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by brothers Masaji and Mutsuo, and sisters Shizue Shimada and Elnora Yee. Private services.

Sui Kee Yun
March 24, 2005
Sui Kee Yun, 89, of Honolulu died. She was born in Yen Ping, China. She is survived by husband Koon Chong; sons Joseph Wing Chan, Glenn and Donald; daughters Katherine Suk Lin Takeshita, Jasmine Yamauchi and April Nakai; 11 grandchildren; and four 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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