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Obituaries

Tuesday, May 24, 2005


Margarita Ribucan Cabalo
May 14, 2005
Margarita Ribucan Cabalo, 66, of Kahului, an Outrigger Hotel cook, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hamakua Poko, Maui. She is survived by son Jaime; brothers Florencio "Foxy," James and George Ribucan; sisters Juanita Vierra, Lourdes Cordeiro, Ponciana Dizon, Marsha Tavai, Mary Cochran, Bernadette Adair and Toni Pagay; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.

Violet Arrayan Dayacamos
May 4, 2005
Violet Arrayan "Vi" Dayacamos, 74, of Mililani, a retired Schofield Commissary employee and Kailua Local school bus driver, died at home. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by husband Dan "Dang," sons Michael and Marvin, daughters Regina Yadao and Roxanne Pollick, sister Glory A. Arial, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual and aloha attire.

Leaga Lei Figueroa
May 12, 2005
Leaga Lei Figueroa, 50, of Wahiawa, a K C Barber Shop employee in Wahiawa, died in San Bernardino, Calif. She was born in Nuuuli, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Johnny; son Junior Leaupepe; daughters Pou Faagogo and Selepa Alatasi; brothers Valoia and Meafeu Laolagi Sr., and Faitaua, Saumalu and Taleni Mataafa; sisters Lalelei Tialavea, Laavasa Eliu and Sulu Fidow; and five grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m.

William S. Freitas Sr.
May 5, 2005
William S. Freitas Sr., 83, of Honolulu, a retired janitorial supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son William Jr. and six grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita Church. Casual attire.

Jose Valdez Galut
May 3, 2005
Jose Valdez Galut, 92, of Waianae, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Candon, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon "Cora" S., daughter Marites, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Kirk Crowell Hodges
May 16, 2005
Kirk Crowell Hodges, 50, of Honolulu, a pipe-fitter, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He is survived by companion Vali, daughter Shea, brother Jack and sisters Patsy Shell and Leslie Akeo. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ala Moana Bowls, milo tree. Scattering of ashes to follow. Potluck to follow. Casual attire. Flower leis welcome.

Carolyn Hinayo Inouchi
May 20, 2005
Carolyn Hinayo Inouchi, 66, of South San Francisco, Calif., a retired McKeany Flavell Co. bookkeeper, died. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Edward, sons Leslie and Lance, brother Donald Sano, and sisters Shirley Remegio, Harriet Yokota and Jean Nakakura. Private services. No flowers. No donations.

Asaichi Kita
May 16, 2005
Asaichi Kita, 89, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired Sure Save produce manager in Waimea, Hawaii, and proprietor for the former Kita Store in Kohala, Hawaii, died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kanae; son Ken; daughter Clorinda Herron; sisters Tokino Sugimoto, Michino Umamoto and Kisayo Yoshida; and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawi Jodo Mission. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Emily Pua Kua
May 11, 2005
Emily Pua Kua, 56, of Waianae, an Oahu Transit Services employee, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Palmer K. Sr. and sisters Mabel Maria and Katherine Vai. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Door of Faith Mission Church, 89-142 Haleakala Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 am. Saturday. Burial: noon at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery.

Xavier de Jesus Martin
May 16, 2005
Xavier de Jesus Martin, 69, of Waialua, a Delta Airlines ticket agent and Waialua Community Association office manager, died in Waialua. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by wife Thea Love, son Kevin, daughter Malia X.M. Love, brother Alberto and sisters Virginia Martin and Maria Jarvis. Celebration of life: 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Waialua Community Association. Casual attire.

Manning Hiroshi Morita
May 15, 2005
Manning Hiroshi Morita, 55, of Honolulu, a Service Motors general sales manager and vice president, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Hisako and brothers Clyde M. and Dr. Lloyd T. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Anthony Nery Sr.
May 16, 2005
Anthony "Tony" Nery Sr., 50, of Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii, a Four Seasons Hualalai Resort Golf Course irrigation specialist, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by fiancée Brenda Cazimero; sons Anthony Jr., Shannon K. and Charles K.; daughters Ronalyn, Tracie and Georgette Cazimero; mother Abigail; brothers Rudy and John; sisters Luwana Daoust and Patti Ludlow; and nine grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kohala Assembly of God in Hawi. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masako Oshiro
May 15, 2005
Masako Oshiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Queen's Medical Center housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Robert S., daughters Jo Ann A. and Susan F., sister Esther Tayama, two grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Margaret Kahanu Petrie
May 16, 2005
Margaret Kahanu Petrie, 82, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines stewardess, travel agent and Tradewinds Tours manager and docent for Iolani Palace, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Wesley H. Jr.; daughters Karen Petrie and Mary Carvalho; brothers John "Sonny" Jr., Lionel and Bernell Waiwaiole; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 622 N. Judd St. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. June 3 at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Sabino S. Rivera
May 13, 2005
Sabino S. Rivera, 72, of Waianae, a retired dairyman, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Sabino S. Jr.; daughters Sabrina Ferreira, Janet Cabansag, Anna McNeill and Alma Jones; brothers Jose and Clarence; sisters Mary, Rose, Phyllis and Helen; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach Park. Casual attire.

Jay Sabate
May 8, 2005
Jay Sabate, 58, of Honolulu, a retired Queen's Medical Center biomedical technician, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Darlene B.; hanai children Georgia White, Jefferey and Jarrett Wong, and Dee Dee Villaro; hanai father Bill Erler; hanai mother Mary Erler; brothers Pete Tinao, and Joseph, Matt, John and Leonard Labajo; sister Mary Nelson; and hanai sisters Lorraine Atchly and Darlene Sabate. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Fellowship, Leeward, 94-050 Farrington Highway. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. next Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Yasuko Shigematsu
May 19, 2005
Yasuko Shigematsu, 89, of Eleele, Kauai, a Prince Kuhio Hotel chambermaid, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by son James J., daughter Betty M. Smith, brother Noboru Miyakado and four grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Missionary Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Grace Hisae Tanaka
May 17, 2005
Grace Hisae Tanaka, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Alfred Shaheen Fashions seamstress, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Hiram Y., Francis E. and Stanley K.; daughter Sharlene K.; sister Shinayo Kakehi; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Warren Myles Victor
May 19, 2005
Warren Myles Victor, 75, of Mililani, a retired U.S. Army first sergeant and Schofield Education Center employee, died in Center for Aging. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Yone, daughter Hideko Bouque, brother Marion "Lee," sister Marvel Massey, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery.

Kenneth Toshimitsu Yamamoto
May 18, 2005
Kenneth Toshimitsu Yamamoto, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired electrician, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kiyoko "Kay," son Darren S., daughters Wendy Y. Watanabe and Noreen R. Okikawa, sister Judy Ideta, and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

George T. Yoshimatsu
May 21, 2005
George T. Yoshimatsu, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, a George Yoshimatsu Inc. painting contractor proprietor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kay; daughters Linda Sogawa, Susan Yoshimatsu-Davis and Jill Yoshimatsu; and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jane Chieko Yuuki
May 19, 2005
Jane Chieko Yuuki, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Sam I.; son Daryl R.; sisters Evelyn H. Kanzaki, Helene Takaesu and June Caravalho; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. June 1 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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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