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Obituaries

Sunday, May 29, 2005


Pedro Pajo Acena
May 22, 2005
Pedro Pajo Acena, 90, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juosefina T., daughter Catherine, brother Alejandro, sisters Pacencia Benedito and Christina Bobila, one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church (Manoa). Call after 11:30 a.m.

Linda Akuna
May 23, 2005
Linda Akuna, 50, of Wailuku, a retired Miyako Sushi manager, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Stuart K. Sr., son Stuart Jr., daughters Jenery and Kristy K., mother Julianna Suguitan, brothers Benny and Nestor Suguitan, and sister Zenaida Andres. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Friday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome

Alfredo B. Baraoidan
May 24, 2005
Alfredo B. Baraoidan, 78, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill crew chief mechanic, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Sonny, Bobby, Rudy, Rogelio and Joe; daughters Linda Agapay, Pat Hayse, and Edralen and Gerilyn Baraoidan; brothers Eulalio and Ruperto; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

Brenda Ann Bacorn
May 20, 2005
Brenda Ann Bacorn, 49, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in New Hampshire. She is survived by husband Larry, mother Jean Brooks, brother Douglas Fielden and sister Dorothy Chase. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Salvation Army, Kahului. Casual attire.

Alejandro Cabbab De Los Santos Jr.
May 19, 2005
Alejandro Cabbab "Jun" De Los Santos Jr., 52, of Waipahu, ADLS Acoustical and Insulation Co. owner, died in Makati City, the Philippines. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Alberta "Beth," daughter Mary Jayne D. Caday, son Alejandro N. III, and sister Erlinda D. Laroya. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Helen Esther Dixon
May 23, 2005
Helen Esther Dixon, 79, of Lahaina, a retired Hyatt Regency Maui security supervisor, died at home. She was born in Canada. She is survived by sons Rick, Eddie, and Stew Anderson; daughters Wendy Boles and Dee Anderson; sisters Carol Fairbanks, Doreen Supple and Ann Mcginnis; brothers Del and Stewart Dixon; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wahikuli State Park.

Mary Varley Gillis
May 26, 2005
Mary Varley Gillis, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Minneapolis, Minn. She is survived by husband Wilson, son Michael Befeler, three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

John Enos Hernandez
May 19, 2005
John Enos Hernandez, 98, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. tractor operator, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Lucy, sons Michael and Leonard, daughters Rose M. Del Castillo and Karen Kaneaiakala, 28 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.

Alice Toyoko Hoapili
May 23, 2005
Alice Toyoko Hoapili, 83, of Keaau, a retired Hale Koa Hotel waitress, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Patrick K.; brothers Satoru "Blackie," Seishiro "Glenn," and Seishiro "Eugene," Chinen; sister Tomi Tavares; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Urn burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

George Liilii Holu
May 25, 2005
George Liilii Holu, 78, of Kailua, a retired Associated Steel iron worker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruby; daughters Sheila Rustia, Jackie Gonsalez and Kim Kaimana; brother Andrew; sister Esther "Girlie" Scharsch; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kyu Yong Hwang
May 26, 2005
Kyu Yong Hwang, 45, of Honolulu, Marina Gift Shop owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Seoul, South Korea. He is survived by wife Ok Nam, son Marihan, daughter Grina, mother Kil Ye, brother Kyu Hong, and sisters Emma Dow and Gina Fukeda. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Elsie Aiko Ito
May 23, 2005
Elsie Aiko Ito, 87, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gordon, sister Betty Hata, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

DebraAnn Punalani Kamalii
May 23, 2005
DebraAnn Punalani "Debbie" Kamalii, 47, of Makawao, Maui, a Maui Economic Opportunity program coordinator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Adrian K. and Elliot K., parents Kahu Charles K. and Nina Maxwell Sr., brother Charles K. Maxwell Jr., and sisters KathyMarie H. and SheriAnn H. Maxwell. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Harrol Lee Kelly
May 26, 2005
Harrol Lee Kelly, 67, of Kula, Maui, a retired service technician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hamburg, Ark. He is survived by wife Angeline, daughters Jacqueline Fielder and Rene Lunasco, sisters Ethel Woods and Barbara Land, brother Kenneth Kelley, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Villami Tuai Moala
May 25, 2005
Villami Tuai Moala, 80, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Keke; sons Lauia, Aisea, Folia, Sefo, Paula and Osaiasi; daughters Maata, Lota, Mele, Fangalilo, Maselina and Ana Manu; sister Tulua Maseila; sixty grandchildren; and twenty great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Honolulu Stake Tabernacle, 1560 S. Beretania St. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe LDS Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Katherine Shizue Muramatsu
May 22, 2005
Katherine Shizue Muramatsu, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired housekeeper, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Edward and Larry; daughters Irene Higa, Jean Kaneshiro and Ruth Tagawa; sister M. Hatakeyama; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Stanley Seiji Nishimura
May 24, 2005
Stanley Seiji "Old Man" Nishimura, 67, of Honolulu, a real estate broker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene N., sons Wesley W. and Jon J., daughters Carrie N. Noborikawa, brother George, sister Florence K., and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Carolyn Teruko Ogawa
May 24, 2005
Carolyn Teruko Ogawa, 90, of Wailuku, a retired Ogawa Jewelry manager, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Judy Yamanoue, sister Eloise Ching, brother Melvyn Riyu, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Albert Masayoshi Ono
May 22, 2005
Albert Masayoshi Ono, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired Allied Machinery Co. journeyman/heavy equipment mechanic, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Randall and Noland, daughter Joanna Nishiguchi, brothers Akeo and Alfred, sisters Betty Uchino, and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire.

Robert Teruo Oshima
May 25, 2005
Robert Teruo Oshima, 81, of Hilo, and formerly of Pahala, Hawaii, a U.S. Army WWII veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sisters Gladys K. Kumagai and Edna T. Forcum. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. at the Kona Hongwanji Mission Cemetery, Kealakekua.

Richard Ramos
May 12, 2005
Richard Ramos, 74, of Waipahu, a retired postal worker and Marine Corps veteran, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Elenora Rezentes, Vivian Martin and Catherine Ramos; and caregivers John Kerston and Linda Enfield. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Dewel Wesley Rowe Jr.
May 19, 2005
Dewel Wesley Rowe Jr., 60, of Honolulu, a retired construction mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Augusta G. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Kathryn Chris Ruke
May 25, 2005
Kathryn Chris Ruke, 56, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a former Lola's Boutique employee, died at home. She was born in Durham, N.C. She is survived by husband John Neville and sister Ann Hales. Scattering of ashes: Noon Tuesday at the Honolii Beach Park, Hilo.

Gene Fernandez Suda
May 12, 2005
Gene Fernandez Suda, 50, of Las Vegas, a homemaker, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by companion Brent Semon; daughters Wendy Krotzer and Shelby Mochizuki; brothers Clifford, Ricky and Robin Watimar; sisters Esther Edwards, Rhonda Apfelbacher, Joan Burnel and June Fernandez; and grandmother Alice Frank. Services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Hazel Sinclair Valier
May 26, 2005
Hazel Sinclair Valier, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by stepdaughters Christina Grof, Peggy Goodale and Kathy Valier; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Robert Ah Wah Yuen
May 18, 2005
Robert Ah Wah Yuen, 82, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee and Army WWII veteran, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Nuuanu. He is survived by wife Maude B.; son Robert H.W.; daughter Robyn S.H. Andrade; stepson John Matusovic; stepdaughter Joan Marie Miller; brothers George, William and Joseph; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Rd. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 South Kukui St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal Services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.


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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