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Obituaries

Thursday, June 23, 2005




Tsuruko Arakaki
June 18, 2005
Tsuruko Arakaki, 90, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired independent cane grower, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Tokusei, Toshuke, Robert and Stanley; daughters Hanako Shishido, Kikue Matsuoka, Kikuko Oshiro, Fumie Poka and Irene Arakaki; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow at Homelani Crematory. Casual attire.

Roxanne Puanani Arruda
June 19, 2005
Roxanne Puanani Arruda, 42, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Waimea Canyon School teacher's aide, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by former husband Fred Aki Jr.; sons Fred M. and Clarence H.A. Aki; parents Joaquin N. Jr. and Leilani J.; brothers Joaquin N. III, Richard and David; and sister Sandra Vegas. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at King's Chapel in Eleele, Kauai. Call after 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Derek Tatsumi Asari
June 19, 2005
Derek Tatsumi Asari, 51, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Tatsuo and Laura, and sister Cathy Wada. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Henry Kaleolani Borden
June 20, 2005
Henry Kaleolani Borden, 63, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died in Molokai General Hospital in Kaunakakai. He was born in Hoolehua. He is survived by wife Felicidad; daughters Pamela Paleka-Borden, Valerie Sato, Kathleen Thomas, Francine Cabigon and Kelsey Borden; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalamaula, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kanakaloloa Cemetery in Hoolehua.

Constancio Hedarro Delapinia
June 14, 2005
Constancio Hedarro Delapinia, 86, of Kahului, a retired Maui Electric mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Segundena; sons Peter A., Carl, Stanley and Thomas; daughters Rosalinda "Lynn" Asio and Rosemary "Tita" Delapinia; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. tomorrow and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.

Bella Roman Duarte
June 12, 2005
Bella Roman Duarte, 75, of Honolulu, a food demonstrator, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond H. Sr.; sons Dennis and Desmond; daughters Raynette Rawles and Annette Watanabe; brother David Roman; sisters Lucille Duarte, Judy Domingo and Marina Nalow; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Alfredo Manandio Gaspar
June 17, 2005
Alfredo Manandio Gaspar, 69, of Lihue, an engineer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Linda; children Gary, Gregg, Guy and Grant Gaspar, and Leann, Eric, Russell and Ryan Fu; brothers George and Raymond; sisters Yolanda, Charmaine and Madeline; and numerous grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Perry Glenn Geller
June 11, 2005
Perry Glenn Geller, 81, of Kailua-Kona, a owner/operator in the marine business, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Enid, Okla. He is survived by wife Ruth, sons Doug and Larry, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kona Palisades pavilion.

Nani Lake Chang Howell
June 16, 2005
Nani Lake Chang Howell, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth W.; son Haywood Chang; daughters Cecelia Silva, and Julita and Mary Jane Chang; brothers Thomas C. and Kahauanu Lake; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.

Sachiko T. Iwamoto
June 21, 2005
Sachiko T. "Judy" Iwamoto, 75, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Sub Base secretary, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Raymond E.; son Glen K.; daughter Karen Arakawa; brothers Toshi, George and Takeshi Tsukayama; and sisters Hideko Tsukayama and Yasuko Ahn. Services: noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nina Costales Kealiinohomoku
June 11, 2005
Nina Costales "Munar" Kealiinohomoku, 78, of Kapolei, a Country Inn bartendress in Waipahu, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Joseph W. "Uchi" Sr.; sons Robert J. Munar, and Thomas K., Joseph W. Jr., Jon P. and Herbert K. Kealiinohomoku; daughters Gail K. King, Deborah K. Smith, Evette K. Lee and Joy L. Kealiinohomoku; brothers William, Benjamin and Wilfred Munar; 34 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Tuesday.

Flaviano G. Leomo
June 20, 2005
Flaviano G. Leomo, 79, of Aiea, a Canada Life insurance agent and Leeward Funeral Home funeral director, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He is survived by wife Vivencia R.; sons Rudy, Edwin and Teddy; daughter Kathy L. Moniz; brothers Joe, Cristino, Apolinario and Tecs; sisters Madgelina Farni and Gertrudes Maclet; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Pearl City. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

James Frederick Martin
June 16, 2005
James Frederick Martin, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Air Force pilot and colonel who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Deming, N.M. He is survived by wife Elizabeth Ann; son Robert F.; daughter Nancy M. Cherrington; stepchildren Diana Hallenbeck, David Gentry, Michelle G. Hagan and Natasha G. Heath; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Committal services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Salvation Army.

William Lee Moore Jr.
June 14, 2005
William Lee Moore Jr., 52, of Wailuku, a Maui Lani Golf Course golf assistant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in New York. He is survived by mother Virginia and sister Jaime O'Boyle. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

Shinyu Nakada
June 12, 2005
Shinyu Nakada, 87, of Waipahu, a retired state maintenance and dairy worker, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Kipapa. He is survived by daughters Doris I. Pang and Mae K. Nakada-Cabana, brothers Masaru and Isao, sisters Kayomi Nakada and Sachiko Anhorn, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Dorothy Misae Nakahara
June 18, 2005
Dorothy Misae Nakahara, 82, of Mililani died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis T., Maurice S. and David S.; daughters Paula K. Wicklund and Theresa M. Yogi; brothers Hiroki, Kenneth, James, Paul, William and Brian Yano; sisters Mary Haruno; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Sophie Peru Nunes
June 16, 2005
Sophie Peru Nunes, 92, of Kapolei, a Pearl Harbor Commissary employee, died in Honolulu Convalescent Care. She was born in Wailua. She is survived by son William; daughters Dona L. Prandy, Marilyn Rellin and Wilma Holbrook; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rita's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary printed Tuesday.

Emmanuel Demetrio Pascual
June 5, 2005
Emmanuel Demetrio "Manny" Pascual, 31, of Waialua, an Ameron Hawaii employee, died in Waialua. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by fiancee Shannon Deuz; sons Samuel and Shaydon; daughter Shyan Deuz; parents Orlino and Elvira Sr.; brothers Alex, Cezar, Dennis, Orlino Jr. and Rushnell; and sisters Belinda, Edna, Ivynee and Kelcey Pascual, and Macrina Lagrimas. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James Allen Passos
June 15, 2005
James Allen "Apache" Passos, 59, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jo Ann, daughters Corrina and Deanna, brother Wilbur Nobriga, sister Carol Akaka and grandchildren. Private services.

Jimmie Rabor
June 17, 2005
Jimmie "Sonny" Rabor, 64, of Honolulu, a maintenance custodian, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Paia, Maui. He is survived by brother Irenio "Paul" Bacon and sister Grace. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Newton E. Reynolds
June 12, 2005
Newton E. Reynolds, 87, of Hilo, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64 employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Tahiti. He is survived by son Samuel, sister Anita DeBillier, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services held.

James Otho Sanders
June 18, 2005
James Otho Sanders, 90, of Kailua, a retired air traffic controller, died in Hale Oh Aloha. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. He is survived by sons James H. and Thomas, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Inurnment to be held in Monteagle, Tenn.

Nettie L. Sanders
June 13, 2005
Nettie L. Sanders, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Telephone Co. manager, died. She was born in Augusta, Ga. She is survived by son Gary Tompkins, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jacinto Bagauisan Santiago
June 11, 2005
Jacinto Bagauisan "Cinto" Santiago, 97, of Waimanalo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Dillingham Brothers Tire Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Baay, Batac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Francis, Jacinto "Pancho" Jr. and Auggie Fiesta; daughters Jean Charbonnet, Sheba Kahunanui and Cookie Kawamoto; sister Paula Cabacungan; 10 grandchildren; two hanai grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Tulisa Sesepasara Jr.
June 9, 2005
Tulisa "Junior" Sesepasara Jr., 34, of Taft, Calif., formerly of Halawa, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Fa'afetai and Sofeni Seiuli, and Michael and Benjamin "Big Ben" Sesepasara; and sisters Kerina Hendrix, Lisa Whittington, Lisa Sesepasara, Dace Teregeyo, Cindy Charbonier, Annabelle Savaii and Elizabeth Kotrys. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fumio Shigeno
May 23, 2005
Fumio "Shige" Shigeno, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Nordic Construction Co. carpenter and foreman, died in Pohai Nani Care Center. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Carol M. Komatsu and Cindy K. Buckles; sisters Shirley S. Okimoto, Faith K. Kamikawa and Lillian Y. Komatsu; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

John Silva Sr.
June 18, 2005
John Silva Sr., 96, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Gay & Robinson service technician, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons John Jr., Walter, Franklin, Roy and Richard; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes: noon tomorrow at Itakura Landing in Pakala, Kauai.

Kenneth Goodwin Stephenson
May 21, 2005
Kenneth Goodwin Stephenson, 78, of Hilo, a U.S. veteran who served in World War II, died in Lewisville, Texas. He was born in San Augustine, Texas. He is survived by wife Thelma; sons Lewis and Kenneth; daughters Anne Olzmann, Michelle Powell, Sonya Ray and Laurie Crumb; sister Frances Bradberry; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held in Texas. Donations suggested to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, c/o Hawaii Education Association, 1649 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu 96826.

Evelyn Lois Stokely
June 19, 2005
Evelyn Lois Stokely, 64, of Honolulu died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Bruce, daughters Susan Nobles and Jullie Ann New, brother Melvin T. Perreira and seven grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Valley of the Temples.

Marguerite M. Vickers
June 20, 2005
Marguerite M. Vickers, 92, of Honolulu, a retired public health nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Flint, Mich. She is survived by sons Michael H. Mitchell and Thomas Neukom, and daughters Carol Petit and Mary H. Pratt. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society or Kapiolani Medical Center breast cancer program.

Raweewan S. Williams
June 13, 2005
Raweewan S. Williams, 61, of Pearl City died at home. She was born in Ubon, Thailand. She is survived by husband Harold Jr., daughters Sasithorn and Aranya K., sister Sriweepa Seronio and three grandchildren. Private services.

Takashi Yokote
June 1, 2005
Takashi Yokote, 80, of Wailuku, a city employee, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Shigeru, Carl K. and Glen; and sisters Joan Tokuoka, Mildred Ogata and Beatrice Fujita. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity.

Mildred Miyoko Yoshida
June 7, 2005
Mildred Miyoko Yoshida, 82, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Brian M. and Clayton H.; brothers Allen, Wally and Walter Arasato; sisters Thelma Yamasaki, Patsy Kam and Myrtle Miyashiro; and a grandchild. 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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