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Obituaries

Wednesday, May 25, 2005


Milly Lael Alana
May 17, 2005
Milly Lael Alana, 75, of Lihue, a Honolulu Board of Water Supply payroll accountant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel III, Ernest, Kai and Ian "Kahoku" Rowland; daughters Mona M. Kanamu and Lael "Umi" Beringer; brothers Ernest and Albert; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Benjamin Franklin Waiki Brown Jr.
May 20, 2005
Benjamin Franklin Waiki "Cisco" Brown Jr., 55, of Waianae, a Hawaii Affordable Properties Inc. area manager, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gloria S.; sons Benjamin F.W. Brown III and Robert J. Kanae; daughter Melissa C. Kanae; brothers Fred, William and Michael; sister Juanita Ornellas; and a grandchild. Mass: 10:30 am. Monday at Sacred Heart Church in Waianae. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Nancy Tomoe Coloma
May 13, 2005
Nancy Tomoe Coloma, 79, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse for the former Hilo Hospital, died in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Jerry D.; brother Yoshihiro Daimaru; sisters Lillian Nishiura, Clara Yanabu and Jane Sakanoi; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Fred Fuerte
April 25, 2005
Fred Fuerte, 52, of Fresno, Calif., died in Fresno. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Makoa and Frank, daughter Frances Perkins, mother Maggie Fuerte-Ganutisi, brothers Francis and Floyd, and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Pedro Daguio Garcia
May 18, 2005
Pedro Daguio Garcia, 79, of Kahului, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation irrigator, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Myrna; sons Tomas and Fernando; daughters Estrella Agas, Mercedes Ruiz and Mayrose A. Garcia; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Richard Shigeo Goto
April 30, 2005
Richard Shigeo Goto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired city administrator, died in Kailua. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mildred, sons Lloyd and Leslie, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank Nam Suk Han
May 22, 2005
Frank Nam Suk Han, 73, of Ewa Beach, a Han's Tiles general contractor and owner, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Choong A.; son John Y. K.; daughters Mewon Han, Meae Kim and Andrea M. Park; brothers Nam Yong and Choong Chon; sisters Sugiko Torii, Bok Sun Han and Bok Shin Lee; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Max Edwin Hency
April 19, 2005
Max Edwin Hency, 81, of Waipahu, a retired U.S. Navy commander, died in Honolulu. He was born in Illinois. Committal services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

Nicasio Ramos Justo
May 19, 2005
Nicasio Ramos Justo, 95, of Waipahu, a Philippines government regional postal director, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Angadanan, Isabela, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Perpetua H.; sons Cleo, Nick and Tito; daughter Emma Montecillo; sister Carmen Almaida; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.

Rosalie Lokalia Kaleleiki
May 14, 2005
Rosalie Lokalia Kaleleiki, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired practical nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sister Mary Alexander. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

Hatsuko T. Kimura
March 20, 2005
Hatsuko T. Kimura, 97, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons James and Robert; daughters Nancy Oshiro, Elsie Kamezawa and Florence Yoshikawa; brothers Waichi, George and Harry Takaki; sister Shizuko Shinmura; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Andrew Medeiros
May 20, 2005
Andrew "Willie" Medeiros, 86, of Honolulu, a retired HC&D Moving Co. truck driver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Sandra Palencia; son Andrew; daughters Betty Torres, Elizabeth Medeiros and Olivia Taum; brothers Clarence and Vincent; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Larry Curtis Moore
May 14, 2005
Larry Curtis Moore, 48, of Waipahu, an Oahu Community Correctional Center employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Jacquelyn R.K.B. and daughters Jessica R.K. and Christina K. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Jehovah's Witness Pearl City Congregation, 897 2nd St., Pearl City.

Frank Munos Sr.
May 5, 2005
Frank Munos Sr., 82, of Kihei, Maui, a retired refrigeration mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Frank Jr., Clifford, Mario and David; daughter Kehaulani Rand; brother Manuel; sisters Emily Newcomb and Carnation Navaro; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Keolahou Church in Kihei. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome at church only.

Mitsuhiro Nakamura
May 11, 2005
Mitsuhiro "Daniel" Nakamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Allied Construction carpenter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kiyoko "Doris"; daughters Dorothy H. Komori and Eunice S. Fukuda; brothers Amos and Don; sisters Amako Kozohara, Betty Nakamura, Janice Turnburke and Emogene "Cookie" Kimura; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Corey Yukio Onaka
May 17, 2005
Corey Yukio Onaka, 29, of Mililani, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Paul Y., mother Jo Ann Kilar, brother Paul J.M., sisters Elgine M. Bergantinos and Kerry M. Onaka, and grandparent Mildred Ayau. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Adolfo Pascubillo Sr.
May 14, 2005
Adolfo Pascubillo Sr., 65, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Kau Agribusiness Co. utility supervisor, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Woodvalley, Kapapala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Vivian A.; sons Teodulfo M. III, Ryan L. Sr. and Adolfo Jr.; daughters Rhonda L. and Bridget R.A. Pascubillo and Tanya Toyomura; brothers Roy and Dennis; sisters Alicia Nishimiya, Angeline Agustin and Doris Hermogila; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday at Assembly of God Church in Pahala. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

Sandra Marie Reginaldo
May 19, 2005
Sandra Marie Reginaldo, 51, of Kahului, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Regie; parent Gaudencio "Danny" Paglinawan; children Stacy Franco, Shanon Pahk, Shermaine Rodrigues and Sherwin Reginaldo; brothers Dennis, Ronald and Michael Paglinawan; stepbrother Chunky Cordeiro; stepsisters Joann Feig and Margaret Cordeiro; and eight grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.

Liugalua Samoa
May 15, 2005
Liugalua Samoa, 50, of Waianae, a construction laborer, died. He was born in Samoa. He is survived by wife Inez, sons Liu and Leonard, daughters Lindel and Lolinda, mother Taulago, grandparent Taavaoga Muaava, 25 brothers and sisters, and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Leslie Sitake
May 19, 2005
Leslie Sitake, 44, of Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Tevita, children Tangikiama Finau and 'Uheina Malu, brother Kusitafu Sulunga and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6-10 p.m. tomorrow and 8-10 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lahaina Ward. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.

Fujio Sone
May 7, 2005
Fujio "Bear" Sone, 84, of Pearl City, a retired Oahu Plumbing and Sheet Metal plumber, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Yoshiko, son David M., daughter Lori Ann H. and sister Etsu "Elsie" Okubo. Private services.

Robert L. Steele
May 23, 2005
Robert L. "Bob" Steele, 67, of Havensville, Kan., a Punahou School and Frankfort School System teacher, died at home. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Cynthia M. Rowe, sons Peter R. and Andrew R., daughters Adelyn G. Soellner and Laura L. Bottom, brother R. Dwayne, sister Mary Simmons and three grandchildren. Services to be held in Onaga, Kan. Donations suggested to St. Vincent de Paul Church Organ Fund, 218 Leonard, Onaga, KS 66521.

Betty Matsue Uyehara
May 17, 2005
Betty Matsue Uyehara, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Neal Blaisdell Center employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert A., daughters Lori A. and Charlene S., brother Toshiyuki Kinoshita and sisters Fumiko and Myra Kinoshita. Private services.

Shizue Watanabe
May 16, 2005
Shizue Watanabe, 92, of Wahiawa, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eugene I. and Dennis K., daughters Sadie F. and June M., sister Mitsue Takahashi and four grandchildren. Private services.

Sung Ling Wong
May 13, 2005
Sung Ling "Gilbert" Wong, 84, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 56 supervisor and Honolulu Airport groundskeeper, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helen; daughters Lavina Wong and Cynthia Lawton; brothers Dr. Albert, Sam, Kenneth and Harold; sister Kim Oi Ho; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Janet Hatsuko Yara
May 18, 2005
Janet Hatsuko Yara, 83, of Waipio Gentry, a retired Liliha Bakery supervisor, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Dennis, daughter Jenny Omokawa, brothers Robert and Roy Agena, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Mildred Mitsue Yoshimura
May 9, 2005
Mildred Mitsue Yoshimura, 84, of Wahiawa, died in San Jose, Calif. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Robert M.; son Dennis; daughters Florence Nakahara, Elaine May and Katherine Yoshimura; sisters Teruko Nishimura and Matsuko Kawana; six grand-children; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francis Ah Hoy Young
May 15, 2005
Francis Ah Hoy Young, 84, of Ewa Beach, a real estate property manager, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen, son Francis Jr. and a grandchild. Services: noon next Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Carmen Chu Zane
May 22, 2005
Carmen Chu Zane, 96, of Hilo, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Sheldon, daughters Cherylynn Inouye and Beverlynn Akimseu, and six grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at United Community Church, 1110 Kinoole St., Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. 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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