Jan. 18, 2006
Hatsue Agena, 92, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper and seamstress, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Grace M. Efurd, seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St.
Teodoro A. Calunod
Jan. 23, 2006
Teodoro A. Calunod, 86, of Lanai City died in Hale Nani Nursing Home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Teodoro "Ted" Jr., Andres "Andy," Peter and Michael; brother Felipe; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Lanai Union Hall. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Lanai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Casual attire.
Andrew Eli Chiri
Jan. 24, 2006
Andrew Eli Chiri, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired prune farmer and member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Gilroy, Calif. He is survived by daughters Ellen Chiri-Bakaleinikoff, Marion Chiri and Janet Esposito, sister Ida Camino, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Chiri's home.
Eleanor Ululani Duenas
Jan. 21, 2006
Eleanor Ululani Duenas, 84, of Kailua, a retired Camp Smith secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Enrique F., son Enrique A., daughter Louella U., sisters Amy Keawe and Rochel Igarta, and six grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Alexander S. Farm
Jan. 17, 2006
Alexander S. Farm, 93, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Antonina "Toni" Farm and Bernadette "Bernie" Leonard, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dorothy Paris Fernandez
Jan. 24, 2006
Dorothy Paris Fernandez, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Castor Jr., Leonard and Edmund; daughters Sharron Aana and Aurora; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
George Joseph Gambone
Jan. 25, 2006
George Joseph "Geegee" Gambone, 59, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, an AT&T trained repairman in Philadelphia, Philly-Sophical Deli owner in Kainaliu and former Murray Comic Club owner, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Dawn, sons Guy and Grant, daughter Dawn Frazier, brother Gregg and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Philly-Sophical Deli in Kainaliu, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers. Potluck lunch.
Henry Seichi Kumura
Jan. 18, 2006
Henry Seichi Kumura, 103, of Honolulu, a retired Waikiki Medical maintenance employee, died at home. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Midori, son Yukio, daughter Sachiko Murakawa, sister Clara Y. Asada, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Clarence Mun Cho Lee
Jan. 15, 2006
Clarence Mun Cho Lee, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Army Corps of Engineers engineer and city employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gloria; sons David and Chris; daughters Clara Bigold and Theresa Ching; brothers Edmund, Francis and Gerald; sisters Alice Kaulia, Nancy Lum, Jennie Chin and Marjorie; and five grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
Albert Richard McGurn
Jan. 12, 2006
Albert Richard McGurn, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Postal Services employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Abigail; sons Albert K. and Richard A.; daughter Abigail Richardson; brothers Andrew McGurn and Peter Ahlo; sisters Henrietta Holt, Clothilde "Tillie" Mondonca, Mavis McGurn and Alexa Cardoza; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Faustino Oligo Jr.
Jan. 1, 2006
Faustino "Tino" Oligo Jr., 50, of Las Vegas, a Las Vegas Convention Center certified journeyman carpenter, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Maria, son Dustin, daughter Farah Pilkington, parents Faustino Sr. and Magdalina, brothers Florendo and Fred, sister Felicia Bukoski and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. tomorrow at Garden Island Mortuary. Casual attire.
Vernon Halelaa Roberts
Jan. 21, 2006
Vernon Halelaa Roberts, 86, of Honolulu, a former Hawaiian Pineapple Co. employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers James and Alden Kaleohano. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire.
Victor Edward Shaver
Jan. 6, 2006
Victor Edward Shaver, 81, of Kapoho, Hawaii, a civil engineer and heavy construction superintendent in Washington, died at home. He was born in Pueblo, Colo. He is survived by wife Barbara; children Doug and Greg, Lori Maughan, Christine Kurz, Linda Morey, Janet Ward and Vicki Jo McAferty; stepchildren Dave, Scott and Sandy Skudneski and Linda Malmstrom; brother Dick; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services held.
Jan. 20, 2006
Elwood "Woody" Smail, 45, of Kailua, a Maui Divers driver, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Gene and Eddie, and sisters Josie, Dina Wesley and Pamela Hipperson. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.
Jan. 21, 2006
Shoyei Tengan, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard time keeper, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Tomiko and daughter Esther Kamemoto. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Danielle Mahealani Umble
Jan. 14, 2006
Danielle Mahealani Umble, 31, of Waimanalo, a federal government housekeeper, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Irwin Saffery; son Bruce; daughters Kayla, Kelsey and Moani Saffery; mother Marilyn Umble-Kim; father Leslie Naki; brothers Kalani and Paul "Goose" Naki and Leonard Noblisse; sisters Wanetta Spirey, Lesley "Honeygirl" Keo, Lu-Wayne Noblisse and Joleen Borja; and grandparents Paul and Alma Kealoha and Hazel Campbell. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.
Benjamin Frank Velardo
Jan. 21, 2006
Benjamin Frank Velardo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired bus driver, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Patterson, N.J. He is survived by wife Beatrice, daughter Maria P. Black, brother Raymond, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Miriam Amoy Wong
Jan. 17, 2006
Miriam Amoy Wong, 84, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth; brother Lawrence Kam; sisters Rose Mau, Doris Kam and Lilly Woode; and three grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. 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.