Derek Scott Beaty
Dec. 18, 2005
Derek Scott Beaty, 36, of Haiku, Maui, a self-employed musician, died in Kula, Maui. He was born in Keokuk, Iowa. He is survived by parents Theodore W. and Robbie, brother Tim and grandparent Peggy Schafranka. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Maui Humane Society.
Helen Pickens Bye
Dec. 4, 2005
Helen Pickens Bye, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Greensboro, Ala. She is survived by sons William and Roger, and three grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.
Francisca Manantan Duque
Dec. 10, 2005
Francisca Manantan Duque, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ferdinand and Jaime; daughters Evelyn Capacia and Myrna Saniatan; brothers Manuel, Jacinto, Estanislao and Alberto Manantan; sisters Teodora Manantan, Modesta Balasan and Romana Feria; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Salt Lake. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dec. 13, 2005
Veronica "Vernie" Fukami, 57, of Kahului, a Miki's Clothing Store seamstress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughter Kelsie Nishida, mother Maggie Palafox and brothers James, John and Thomas Palafox. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow.
Dec. 20, 2005
Seijin "Stanley" Ishikawa, 91, of Pukalani, Maui, a Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. division overseer, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Yoshiko, daughters Joyce Itokazu and Sharon, sister Haruko Inamine, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date.
Dec. 13, 2005
Hideto "Spud" Ishimoto, 91, of Waialua, a "Spuds" Service owner, died at home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Tomie "Peggy"; sons Bruce H., Russell Y. and Miles T.; daughter Kathleen K.; brother Roy; sister Carol Y. Tamada; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Keenan Joseph McCully
Dec. 19, 2005
Keenan Joseph McCully, 25, of Hilo, a horticulturist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Quinn, parents James McCully and Francine Morales, and grandparents Joseph and Grace Morales and Patricia McCully. Services: 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Wailoa State Park, large pavilion. Luau to follow. Casual attire.
Dec. 10, 2005
Tadao Miyamoto, 97, of Honolulu, a retired painter, died. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Roy; daughters Barbara Shishido, Mildred Shimamura, Dorothy Yano and Shirley Fuji; caregivers Leo and Linda Tactacan; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Philipe Laluna Pantorilla
Dec. 1, 2005
Philipe Laluna Pantorilla, 80, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Cement employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by wife Juliana "Julie"; children Ireneo, Neal and James Pantorilla and Rebecca M. Trueit; brother Conrado; sisters Benita Tantano and Lucy Rabor; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
David Walter Rutsch
Dec. 19, 2005
David Walter "Jimmy" Rutsch, 50, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Peter Clark; brother Peter; sisters Robin Beasley, Wendy Roberts and Katie Lowrey; and mother Barbarajean. Private services. Donations suggested to Salvation Army.
John Patrick Swift
Dec. 19, 2005
John Patrick Swift, 53, of Honolulu, a Kirby Vacuum Cleaners service technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellie; daughters Brandi, Nicole and Ashley; brothers Guy and Eddison; and sisters Jacleen Wong, Gayle Otsuka and Elexis York. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 17, 2005
Teruyo Tanaka, 89, of Waialua died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Kenneth. Private services.
Dec. 16, 2005
Robert "Bobby" Tokunaga, 78, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Erin, son Richard, daughter Cynthia Yamada, sister Minnie Maeno and a grandchild. No services.
Mei Ying Wang Woolworth
Dec. 14, 2005
Mei Ying Wang Woolworth, 60, of Mililani, a Mei's Beauty Salon proprietor, died at home. She was born in Tainan City, Taiwan. She is survived by husband George; daughter Kai Li Woolworth-Dickson; mother Tsu Lu-Wang; brothers Shin Fu and Shin Xiong Wang; sisters Mei Yu, Mei Li, Mei Qi and Mei Maan Wang; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
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