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Obituaries

Saturday, May 14, 2005




Damien C. Almeida
May 8, 2005
Damien C. "Red" Almeida, 77, of Eugene, Ore., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Grace Pacific Corp. accountant and U.S. Army veteran, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary Jane; sons Peter, Michael, Jeff, Paul and Keoni; daughters Christine Mortemore and Susan; sisters Marie Marks and Claire Zimmerman; 20 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held.

Roy Jamason Teixeira Amanonce-Bernabe
May 6, 2005
Roy Jamason Teixeira Amanonce-Bernabe, infant son of Sonny-Joseph Teixeira and Jayla Ann Amanonce-Bernabe of Waianae, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Valerie Johnson, Eugene Teixeira, Jackie Amanonce and Shannon Bernabe; and great-grandparents Rose Amanonce, Elizabeth Johnson and Cecile Auld. Private services and cremation.

Richard Arizumi Jr.
May 3, 2005
Richard "Jiggy" Arizumi Jr., 68, of Honolulu, a GTE Hawaiian Tel traffic and communications engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Joy; brothers John and Thomas Arizumi and Richard Bower; and a grandchild. Private services.

Wesley Atkins
March 29, 2005
Wesley Atkins, 69, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in North Carolina. Committal services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Pedro Colobong Badua
April 25, 2005
Pedro Colobong Badua, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Public Works Transportation Department employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Anastacia C., sons Pedro "Pete" Jr. and Dennis R., daughters Priscilla Loo and Hannah Francis, sisters Narcisa B. Manuel and Cresencia B. Ganitano, 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Delmar Wade Byerly
May 4, 2005
Delmar Wade Byerly, 71, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died. He was born in Wells County, Ind. He is survived by brother Boyd, sister Joyce Monahon and caregiver Jeffrey Mora. No services.

Lily Misako Chigawa
April 13, 2005
Lily Misako Chigawa, 71, of Pearl City, a retired accounting clerk, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith K. and Colin R., and sisters Vivian Hatanaka and Agnes Saito. Private services.

Terrence V. Clark
April 13, 2005
Terrence V. Clark, 49, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. Committal services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Gilbert George Ebinger
April 24, 2005
Gilbert George Ebinger, 68, of Waipahu, a retired Texaco truck driver, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Queenie K. Dikito; sons Gilrod and Kunane; daughters Rochelle and Kira Akiona and Momi Gager; stepsons Leroy and Bunny Dikito; stepdaughters Tee and Lovey Dikito and Dai Morrissey; brothers Hitcliff, Hugh, Keith and Olson; sister Florence Munkacsi; caregivers Kahea and Kanoe; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavillion. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Karen Frances Goren-Hortig
May 10, 2005
Karen Frances Goren-Hortig, 59, of Kailua-Kona, a Kona Community Hospital registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is survived by husband Marshall, daughter Alison, sister Sandra Goren and brother Joe Goren. Services held.

Sang Nye Hahn
May 8, 2005
Sang Nye Hahn, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Young-San, South Korea. She is survived by husband Dr. Byung Du, sons Steve S. and John H., daughter Jean H. Shahab, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services held.

Suk Hui Hoggan
April 21, 2005
Suk Hui "Mija" Hoggan, 65, of Mililani died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by husband Steven C. Private services.

Josephine Marean Hudson
May 2, 2005
Josephine Marean Hudson, also known as "Jo" and "Tujo," 98, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired volunteer coordinator, high school teacher in Massachusetts and physical education instructor at YWCA in Honolulu, died in Riverside. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by son Charles "Tod"; daughters Sally Ringdahl, Patricia "Pat" Birdsall and Joy Duarte; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services in Riverside. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave., Honolulu 96826-1534; or Plymouth Tower Foundation, 3401 Lemon St., Riverside, CA 92801.

Peter Francis Poglaze James
May 7, 2005
Peter Francis Poglaze James, 90, of Hilo, formerly of Levenworth, Wash., a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and retired employee for the former Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Roberta E. Mathieu and Susan F., hanai son Robert Dodge, brother Theodore "Ted," five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services on Maui at a later date.

Federico Grande Ligsay
May 5, 2005
Federico Grande Ligsay, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died at home. He was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Francisca G.; sons Ruben G., Frederico G. and Willy G.; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sheila Barbara Needham
May 11, 2005
Sheila Barbara "Grandma" Needham, 82, of Kula, Maui, a retired registered nurse, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ridgewood, N.J. She is survived by daughters Toddie Barbarosh and Robyn Coleman, and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial in Newport Beach, Calif. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anacleto Obeso Oberes
May 5, 2005
Anacleto Obeso Oberes, 79, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hawaiian Building Maintenance employee, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Minglanilla, Cebu City, the Philippines. He is survived by son Agustin; daughters Lucia Sigue, Feledelfa Labajo, Anacleta Madrid and Cornelia Fletcher; brother Antonio; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Hattie Niauhoe Pires
May 4, 2005
Hattie Niauhoe Pires, 91, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William M. Jr. and Donald A.; daughters Rose Marie Nakoa, Ethelvina Bolosan and Winifred Todd; hanai daughter Ruby; 16 grandchildren; four hanai grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ruth Raimy
May 8, 2005
Ruth Raimy, 94, of Honolulu, a retired psychologist, died in Honolulu. She was born in New York City. She is survived by sisters Barbara West and Sylvia Somers. Private services.

Michiyo Sato
May 1, 2005
Michiyo Sato, 100, of Haleiwa, a retired barbershop owner in Haleiwa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughters Violet S. Awaya, Ruth C. Strong, Nobuko Watanabe, Jane K. Johnson and Emily H. Fujioka; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Maurice Manabu Shima
May 2, 2005
Maurice Manabu Shima, 81, of Honolulu died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred M. and daughters Marian and Mae. Private services.

Helena Stewart
May 11, 2005
Helena "Carol" Stewart, 58, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is survived by husband George; son Brad; daughter Shelly; brother John Euesden; sisters Annie Mowat, Joan Euesden and Kay O'Conner; and five grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Outrigger Canoe Club, Koa Lanai, 2909 Kalakaua Ave. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Helena's Place, P.O. Box 26137, Honolulu 96825.

Patricia Somilig Ulep
April 15, 2005
Patricia Somilig Ulep, 82, of Waipahu died in Avalon Care Home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Francisco Baran and Nestor, daughters Margaret Mangalao and Lucita, 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Isaia Sioeli Vaini Fao Unga
May 11, 2005
Isaia Sioeli Vaini Fao Unga, infant son of Kamuela and Eliza of Mililani, died in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is also survived by sisters Iliana and Ivory; grandparents Richard and Robin Maiava, and Gilbert and Bernadette Ah Sam; and great-grandparents R. Kaui Forsythe, Grace Rezentes, Sioeli and Lucy. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Laie Cemetery.

Rommald Lawas Wabinga
May 11, 2005
Rommald Lawas "Mel" Wabinga, 69, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired chef and cook at various hotels and restaurants, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Epifania "Rose"; sons Mark, Anthony and Ronald; daughter Roselyn Suguitan; brothers Carl and Larry; sisters Victoria Guigui and Valerie; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Church, Kapahi, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Na'imale'a Pohaiikamalualohaokahaku Arlene Ynigues
May 5, 2005
Na'imale'a Pohaiikamalualohaokahaku Arlene Ynigues, infant daughter of Craig "Aina" Ynigues Jr. and Kahealani Tripp-Gouveia of Kailua-Kona, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Craig Sr., Myrtle Freitas and Dwayne Gouveia; and great-grandparents Thomas and Maraea, Rose, James Freitas, Josephine Keliikipi, Rose K. Fujiyama, Josephine Freitas, Rupert Tripp Sr. and Alice Gouveia. Private services.

Doris Mona Young
May 10, 2005
Doris Mona Young, 98, of Kaneohe, a pharmacist, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by daughter Jacqueline Parrott, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.


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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