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Obituaries

Wednesday, August 24, 2005




Patsy Jean Agdeppa
Aug. 21, 2005
Patsy Jean Agdeppa, 57, of Lahaina, a retired merchandise controller, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Nick Jr., mother Jeanette Costa, sons Timothy A. and Daniel L., and sister Dorothy Costa. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow at church cemetery.

Carmelito Alcantara
Aug. 19, 2005
Carmelito Alcantara, 56, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. irrigation systems employee, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by father Isabelo; mother Rosalia; wife MariLou; sons Carlyle, Mcfitzgerald and Christopher; brother Orlando; sister Julie; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow at family residence.

Thomas Ballesteros Sr.
Aug. 18, 2005
Thomas Ballesteros Sr., 57, of Hilo, a Hilo Lanes Bowling Alley general supervisor in Hilo and U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jeanette D.; sons Amando Alameida Sr., Edward Kawamoto Sr. and Thomas Ballesteros Jr.; daughters Annette Balanay, Rachel Velez and Tina DeMello; brothers Harry and Patrick; sister Linda Breithaupt; and 22 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marcela Binas
Aug. 18, 2005
Marcela Binas, 82, of Kihei, died at home. She was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Antonio and Jaime; daughters Juanita "Cora" Guzon, Estrelita "Lita" Dahilig, Amelia Binas and Evangeline "Vangie" Bumanglag; brothers Calixto and Victorino Romero; sisters Magdalena Romero and Anna Somera; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Peter Ben Castillo
Aug. 18, 2005
Peter Ben Castillo, 81, of Lanai City, a pineapple truck driver, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Rancho Santa, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Basilia; daughters Myrna Quirante, Mildred Altieri and Audrey Castillo; brother Fortunato; sister Feliza Caberto; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church on Lanai. Call after 2 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial to follow at Lanai City Cemetery.

Frank Fernandez Jr.
Aug. 8, 2005
Frank Fernandez Jr., 55, of Wahiawa, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Sandy Rediros; daughter Shannon W. Christenson; parents Cecilia and David Solomon; sisters Natalie Wood, Teeren Natividad Jr. and Chelsis Santa Monica; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Charles G. Collins
Aug. 15, 2005
Charles G. Collins, 82, of Honolulu, a retired William Wrigley Jr. Co. regional manager, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Knoxville, Tenn. He is survived by wife Dorothy. Private services.

Helen A. Generalao
Aug. 17, 2005
Helen A. Generalao, 87, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons James Sr., Jerry Sr., Edward Sr. and Rudy Sr.; daughter Cynthia Kaeo; 17 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anthony Kaipo Gomes Sr.
Aug. 9, 2005
Anthony Kaipo "Tony" Gomes Sr., 57, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepsons Ernest, Darrol, Michael and Troy Pagaduan; daughters Vernell Antonio and Tanya "Michiko" Kaawa; stepdaughter Cleo Gella; brothers John, David, Domingo, Patrick and Michael; sister Michiko Gomes-Self; nine grandchildren; 18 step-grandchildren; and 15 step-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway, Nanakuli. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Elaine Victoria Hargreaves
Aug. 18, 2005
Elaine Victoria Hargreaves, 85, of Kailua, a retired freight clerk, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eugene "Gene" and Stan Bowers, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Christopher's Episcopal Church in Kailua. Aloha attire.

Tom Takeyoshi Higa
Aug. 18, 2005
Tom Takeyoshi Higa, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired State Farm Insurance Co. agent, died. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty, son Kevin, daughter Laverne Higa-Nance, brother Takeichi and sister Betty Omura. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

Hitoyo Higashiguchi
Aug. 20, 2005
Hitoyo "Ethel" Higashiguchi, 78, of Wailuku, a Service Electric Inc. owner and manager, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Edwin, daughters Carissa S. "Reese" Sinclair and Lynn Higashiguchi, and two grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow services.

Iwalani Rowena Kaaa-Briones
Aug. 21, 2005
Iwalani Rowena Kaaa-Briones, 67, of Wailuku, a self-employed childcare provider, died at home. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Ricardo Briones; sons Manuel R., Thomas H., Errol G., Mark F. and Clyde B. Kaaa; daughter Glennette Kaaa; four stepchildren; mother Lucille Fletcher; brother Chris Pali; sisters Linda Aina, Charlotte Vasques and Edwina Keola; 21 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Takeo Kawamura
Aug. 11, 2005
Takeo "Blackie" Kawamura, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Construction superintendent, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne T., daughter Noreen K. Inamasu, brothers Wallace T. and Michael, sister Edith Y. Torikawa and three grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Peter Tai Ung Kim
Aug. 5, 2005
Peter Tai Ung Kim, 87, of Kailua, a retired firefighter, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Nelson, daughter Nancy C. Bush, brothers Tai Soon and Michael Kim, sister Elsie Kimura, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kailua Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Aloha and casual attire. No flowers.

Franklin Jan Kong Leong
Aug. 14, 2005
Franklin Jan Kong Leong, 71, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed real estate broker, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane N.; daughters Leslie A. Kawamoto and Kathleen Ramek; brother Walter; sisters May Chang, Mary Tohyai and Mildred "Millie" Louie; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Ema Ioane Masitalo
Aug. 14, 2005
Ema Ioane Masitalo, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Paia, Sefo and Ta'atia Masitalo and Aukosotino, Sio and Atonio Ioane; daughters Lesina Lepisi, Elena Chancheck and Imeleta Cepeda; 58 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Douglas Kaoru Mayehara
Aug. 11, 2005
Douglas Kaoru Mayehara, 92, of Honolulu, a retired baker, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Raymond, Ronald and Dennis; daughters Deanna Tenma, Donna Mayehara, Marsha Kaitoku, Sharleen Hiraoka and Carole Kuwazaki; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Clarence Edward McIntosh
Aug. 19, 2005
Clarence Edward McIntosh, 77, of Kailua, a retired Bank of Hawaii vice president, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna; sons Samuel, Darryl and Carl; and three grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation, 3536 Harding Ave., Suite 600, Honolulu 96816.

Norman L. Meginley
Aug. 14, 2005
Norman L. Meginley, 49, of Hauula, a retired carpenter, died. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Rose Marie; sons Norman Jr., Sam and Omar; daughters Molley Elizabeth and Tabitha Marie; mother Elizabeth; and sisters Regina "Dena" Coyne and Bernice Topley. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Lucille Metcalf
Aug. 7, 2005
Lucille Metcalf, 85, of Honolulu, died in Arcadia Retirement Center. She was born in Chittenango, N.Y. She is survived by sisters Frances H. Grasmeyer and Clara M. Houck. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church. No flowers.

Marilyn Ruth Louis Miller
July 16, 2005
Marilyn Ruth Louis "Cupie" Miller, 71, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son James, daughters Jackie Casey and Toni Foist, and eight grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Mildred Hamako Miyamoto
Aug. 13, 2005
Mildred Hamako Miyamoto, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Kalakaua Intermediate School teacher, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Clement Mutch Jr.
Aug. 7, 2005
William Clement "Mutch" Mutch Jr., 59, of Honolulu, a retired Ala Moana Beach Park groundskeeper supervisor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Veronica "Vickie" Leoiki-Mutch; sons Clement "Kelii," Clinten "Kamuela" and Clayton "Kaipo" Leoiki-Mutch and Chawn and Mitchell "Nainoa" Mutch; hanai son Patrick Loque; daughter Dominque Furtado; hanai daughter Ronda Loque; mother Hilda; brother Theodore "Keonaona"; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.

Russell Matsuo Nakahashi
Aug. 19, 2005
Russell Matsuo Nakahashi, 44, of Kahului, a commercial fisherman, died in Kaa Point. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by mother Shirley Santos; sons Jasen and Richard; daughter Jessica; brothers Larry T. Ho, Ricky Nakahashi and Richard W. Delapenia; sisters Louella Molina, Enid Nakahashi, Liann Castro, Luana Kong, Toni Piras and Charmaine Kihei; and grandparent Mabel Amadeo. Viewing: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Reception to follow.

Frances Asayo Yamasaki Okazaki
Aug. 12, 2005
Frances Asayo Yamasaki Okazaki, 88, of Pearl City, a retired state Health Fund assistant administrator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Seiichi Koide. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.

Ok Nan Park
Aug. 6, 2005
Ok Nan Park, 67, of Honolulu, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Inchon, Korea. She is survived by son Jason; daughters Kyong Hui Kwon, Carol Kim, Cheryl Harbert and Chris Park; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Gloria Correa Pereira
Aug. 22, 2005
Gloria Correa Pereira, 94, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Puhi, Kauai. She is survived by sons Charles, Edwin and Wilbert; daughters Frances Lopes and Marie Andrade; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

Wayne Stephen Perry
Aug. 10, 2005
Wayne Stephen Perry, 45, of Waianae, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julianna; sons Wayne Jr., Brandan and Aaron; daughter Joanna; father Solomon Sr.; brothers Solomon Jr., Carl and Don; sisters Wanda Palimoo and Brenda and Debbie Perry; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Shizuo Roy Shimada
Aug. 19, 2005
Shizuo Roy Shimada, 79, of Kahului, a school secretary, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He is survived by wife Kiyono, son Ryan, daughter Lori Sanada, brother Kiyoshi, sister Yaeko and a grandchild. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park.

Jerry Joseph Silva
Aug. 18, 2005
Jerry Joseph Silva, 66, of Kapaa, Kauai, a County of Kauai heavy equipment operator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Barbara Ah Kai Chow; son Ray; daughter Jerilyn Rapozo; brothers Raymond and Ronald; sisters Ida Porteous, Mary Jane Lake and Charlotte Lum; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.

Andrew Hunter Sutherland III
Aug. 19, 2005
Andrew Hunter Sutherland III, 42, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by parents Deborah Huebler and Richard Frazier, and brothers Duncan Sutherland and Alfie Huebler. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Kaiaka Bay Beach Park. Call after 10 a.m.

Phillip Arnold Torres Jr.
Aug. 12, 2005
Phillip Arnold Torres Jr., 51, of Waianae, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Monica; son Ian F.; daughters Vanessa, Charisse and Elizabeth; parents Phillip Sr. and Marie; brothers James, Jack, Glenn, Don and Gary; and sisters Dale Kaaiai, Michelle Sanchez and Phyllis Torres. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

James Hajime Tsuneta
Aug. 21, 2005
James Hajime Tsuneta, 73, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired Lockheed Aircraft machinist inspector, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jane, daughters Karen Tsuneta and Charlayne Gunderson, mother Haruyo and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Casual attire.

Haruko Uehara
Aug. 16, 2005
Haruko Uehara, 93, of Honolulu, a restaurant owner, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Gilbert K., daughters Dorothy S. Alvarado and Rose A. Okinishi, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jan Atsuko Une
Aug. 20, 2005
Jan Atsuko Une, 54, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School library technician, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Reginald S., sons Brandon K. and Gordon M., daughter Kristin M., father Atsushi Sato, mother Lillian E. Sato, brothers Eric A. and Russell H. Sato, sister Lori E. Kawano and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Kheuap Xayaphet
Aug. 18, 2005
Kheuap Xayaphet, 72, of Waialua, died. She was born in Laos. She is survived by sons Tia Khamta and Khiow Xayaphet, daughters Khammanh Thammathino and Naly Phetsacksith, brother Vane, sister Khone, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Laotian services. Cremation to follow.

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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