Emmanuel Aaron Abrams
Nov. 29, 2005
Emmanuel Aaron Abrams, also known as Emery Claud A. Brewer Jr., 79, of Waipahu, a state social worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Ma P., sons Louie and Joshua Brewer, daughters Beth Bryson and Ruth Brewer, brothers Allen and Bobby Brewer, and 50 grandchildren. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to Temple Emanu-El.
Mathew R. Chandler
Nov. 30, 2005
Mathew R. Chandler, 84, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Army veteran who served in World War II and owner of several dry-cleaning plants, died at home. He was born in Newington, Conn. He is survived by wife Betty; daughters Holli and Margaret Traeumer, and Nancy and Susan Chandler; and sisters Helen Cunningham, Harriet Tobits and Birdie Bezursik. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.
Estela Erpelo Ferrer
Nov. 20, 2005
Estela Erpelo Ferrer, 70, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Leila Agustin and Elelanie Carrancho; brothers Ben, Jil, Romulo, Adriatico and Rudy Jr. Erpelo; sisters Romana Orate and Rebecca Medina; and five grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Gerald E. Fletcher
Nov. 27, 2005
Gerald E. Fletcher, 91, of Aiea, a retired Army chief warrant officer, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hominy, Okla. He is survived by wife Sue Keam C. and sisters Faye C. Fletcher and Juanita Parsons. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Sun Cha Hong
Nov. 27, 2005
Sun Cha Hong, 62, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Danny Y. and several brothers and sisters. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Donald Kealii Kalaiwaa Jr.
Nov. 21, 2005
Donald Kealii Kalaiwaa Jr., 58, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a Maui Westin supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pilialoha L.; sons Alex, Malendish and Dana Kahananui; daughter Christina Faiumu; mother Mary Celades; stepmother Susan; brothers Allen Kalaiwaa and David Celades; sisters Marvaline Kamai, Lucy Kalaiwaa, Iris Celades and Joyce Uzzel; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 29, 2005
Jacob "Jay" Larue, 62, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps colonel, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Deer Lodge, Tenn. He is survived by wife Immi and a son, daughter and stepson. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Kailua. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Helen Sui Lan Low
Nov. 30, 2005
Helen Sui Lan Low, 89, of Hilo, a retired Sun Sun Lau proprietress, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Walter, James and Dr. John; daughters Jane Young and Lily Cordeiro; brothers Sam, Francis and Everest Lee; sister Teresa Waipa; 27 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Homelani Memorial Park, section 7. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 18, 2005
Shizue Masatsugu, 94, of Waialua died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons George, Robert Y., Kenneth T. and Roy A.; daughters Grace F. Iwane and Jean K. Hauck; brother Llewelyn H. Mori; sister Violet K. Takamori; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jennie Kaumaea Akeo Meyer
Nov. 30, 2005
Jennie Kaumaea Akeo Meyer, 91, of Honolulu, a retired laundress, died in Leeward Integrated Health Services. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harold Jr., Jacob and Daniel Sr.; daughter Sarah Teixeira; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Judith Frances Spencer
Nov. 26, 2005
Judith Frances Spencer, 61, of Kaneohe, a retired accounting supervisor, died in Kailua. She was born in Bell, Calif. She is survived by husband Arthur; hanai sons John, Felix, Xaviar, Enrique, Arnold, David, Lawrence, Russell, George and Keone Subiono, Gerald II, Daniel and Spencer Napoleon, Alson Spencer, and Sean McGuinness; hanai daughters Robina, Cheryl, Andrea, Momi, Yvonne, Kehau and Anela Subiono, Janeey Pond, Betsy Blum, Vanessa Napoleon, Norynn Fivekiller, Virginia McGuinness, and Margaret Bounos; hanai brothers Hilario Subiono, Daniel Spencer and Gerald Napoleon I; hanai sisters Daisy Pond, Caroline Subiono, Maile Napoleon and Harriet Spencer; and three hanai grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Diabetes Foundation.
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