Marcelo Bartolome Alejo
Jan. 19, 2006
Marcelo Bartolome Alejo, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Club janitor, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Primitiva; sons Pedro, Rick and Tony; daughters Myrna Ramos, Felicitas Calucag, Natividad Simpliciano, Glecy Seminuk, Violeta Baguyo and Carmencita Duldulao; sister Alfreda Cristobal; 23 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
Forrest William Batson
Jan. 29, 2006
Forrest William Batson, 59, of Kahului, a marine machinist, died at home. He was born in Terre-Haute, Ind. He is survived by wife Hydelene; sons Forrest I., Shaun-Ryan L., Shaka M. and Emmanuel K.; stepdaughters Theresa and Cara-Lee; mother Lucy H. Perchman; brother Terry; sisters Darlene Batson-Harris and De'sheer Batson-Harris; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Luncheon/burial: 2 p.m. at the Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Eva Moniz Cravalho
Feb. 1, 2006
Eva Moniz Cravalho, 94, of Kaheka, Paia, Maui, a homemaker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Kaheka, Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Wilfred, Adam, Lionel Sr. and Manuel; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
John Makaala De Freitas
Jan. 30, 2006
John Makaala De Freitas, 49, of Nanakuli and Anianiku, a Royal Hawaiian Movers and Sun Van Movers driver and household mover, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennifer K.; sons Makaala K. and Mai'ka N.; daughter Mihana K. Apana; mother Pamela K.; brothers Joseph and Paul "Koi"; sisters Pamela McShane, Paulette Paaluhi, Penny Kaneakua and Jacque De Freitas; and one grandson. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Grace Kim Lan DePonte
Feb. 1, 2006
Grace Kim Lan DePonte, 62, of Kahului, Cami's Coffee Shop & Lounge owner, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael K.; daughters Lori Lindsay and Donna Mae and Camille DePonte; father Yasuo Omura; sister Elizabeth Takara; and two grandchildren. Service: noon Saturday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 1 p.m. at the church. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Hiromichi Fukuhara
Jan. 25, 2006
Robert Hiromichi "Bobby" Fukuhara, 73, of Hilo, a former County of Hawaii road maintenance worker and Waiakea High School custodian, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clayton, daughters Sandra Ai and Myra Caldito, brothers Kenneth and Melvin, sister Nora Nagao, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Robert Bruce Graham
Jan. 27, 2006
Robert Bruce Graham, 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army Reserve colonel and Fort Shafter Federal Credit Union treasurer and general manager, died in Hi'olani Care Facility. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by wife Dorothy M., son Robert B. Jr., daughter Katherine "Katie," stepson Barry Hofcroft, and stepdaughters Marilyn Wallace and Claire Bartos. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to the American Lung Association.
Norman Walter Joseph Sr.
Jan. 30, 2006
Norman Walter Joseph Sr., 68, of Mililani, a retired Hawaiian Electric Company employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Norman, Joey and Curtis; daughters Terry Reid-Selth and Mary Indreginal; brother Robert; sisters Shirley Gum and Mildred Carvalho; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nora Ho Kam
Jan. 30, 2006
Nora Ho Kam, 99, of Honolulu, Crack Seed Center owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dr. Calvin and Dennis, daughters Shirley Chung and Kathleen Ching, 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Garner Hervey Mahelona
Jan. 24, 2006
Garner Hervey Mahelona, 65, of Kahului, a welder, died in Kahului. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Nathanael, Charles, Arnold and Herbert; and sisters Miriam Lien, Pearl M. Dillon, Shirley Miyahana, Irma McMillan, Jeannie Smith and Darlene Baines. Services: noon Friday at Maui Veteran's Cemetery. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow.
Wayne George McCall
Feb. 2, 2006
Wayne George McCall, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired Kailua Elementary, Benjamin Parker Elementary and Castle High schools special education teacher, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Mancos, Colo. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Wayne G. "Greg," Richard A. and Anthony R.; daughters Sherri Ann and Patricia Ann; hanai daughters Annette Creamer and Virginia Ngotel; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Kaneohe. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Reception: 3 p.m. at the McCall residence. Donations suggested to the National Parkinson's Foundation (Research Division), 1501 N.W. 9th Ave., Miami, Fla. 33136-1494.
Harry Akiona Medeiros
Jan. 20, 2006
Harry Akiona Medeiros, 47, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Jerry Jr., Kelii, and Perry Medeiros, and Jerry Areola; and sisters Dorcas Fick-Chung, Kimberlee Lum, Allison Pullman, Camille Redel and Gwendolyn Medeiros-Areola. Services: noon Saturday at Alii Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Mapuana Bernall Murai
Feb. 3, 2006
Mapuana Bernall Murai, 72, of Kahului, a retired Hyatt Regency housekeeping secretary, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Atsushi, son Wally Peroff, brother Nichollas Peroff Jr. and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Patricia Monis Ramos
Jan. 21, 2006
Patricia Monis Ramos, 63, of Honolulu, a client service representative, died in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by husband Juan "Johnny", son Alan J., daughter Michelle T., brothers Victor Jr. and Marvin Monis, and sisters Priscilla Kurihara and Linda Gushikuma. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Alberto Hong Ringor
Dec. 24, 2005
Alberto Hong Ringor, 67, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center warehouse foreman, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Loretta; son Casey; daughters Larisa Meredith, Sherry Prevo and Renee Bennitt; brother Richard; sister Patricia Mirafuentes; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes.
Jan. 30, 2006
Aloali'i Simeta, 58, of Honolulu, died in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Malamalama; sons Junior J., Richard and Filise; brothers Vale, Michael and Jerry; sister Noela; and two grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
Harold Alves Vares
Jan. 28, 2006
Harold Alves Vares, 84, of Kahului, a retired HC & S mechanic, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by companion Rebecca "Bing" Villarimo, sons Kenneth and William "Bill", daughter Kathleen Phillips, sister Ruth Dawson, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.
Marjorie Kaholokai Wessel
Jan. 31, 2006
Marjorie Kaholokai "Margie" Wessel, 79, of Waimanalo, a retired Kamehameha Schools custodian, died in Nampa, Idaho. She was born in Kauai. She is survived by daughters Marjorie Stringer, Yvonne Souza and Lana Wistrick; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church in Waimanalo. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Yvette Peroff Yamamoto
Feb. 2, 2006
Yvette Peroff "Kalei" Yamamoto, 56, of Wailuku, a tour director, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by parents Borick and Jane Peroff, sister Diana P. McKeague and brother Brian Peroff. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.
Jan. 5, 2006
Katsunori "Kenneth" Yoshimoto, 81, of Mililani, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Jack, Tsugio, Thomas and James; and sisters Kinue Tanigawa and Amy Kimura. 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.