Severino Amolato Jr.
March 7, 2006
Severino Amolato Jr., 72, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Take's Transportation truck driver, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Lloyd, Jay, Carl, Alexander and Cyruss; stepsons James Avanilla and Jaime and Timothy Fernandez; stepdaughters Jeanette Thomas and Tanya Mattson; brothers William, Alvin and Abraham; sister Jesse Marks; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Laupahoehoe Point in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Michael David Arnold
March 21, 2006
Michael David Arnold, 22, of Carterville, Ill., a lifeguard, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Ty and Susan, brother Roger Alvarico, sister Anela Tory and grandparents Richard and Mary Arnold and Janet Hilton. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Church, 875 Auloa Road, Kailua, HI 96734. Call after noon. Donations suggested to U.S. Veterans Initiative, P.O. Box 75329, Kapolei, HI 96707.
Alexander Casillas Jr.
March 11, 2006
Alexander Casillas Jr., 50, of Honolulu, a Tropic Paradise co-owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by companion Darrel Dee, brother Louis Sausedo and sisters Cindy Ramirez and Linda Valverde. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Gregory House Life Foundation or charity.
March 25, 2006
Ming Cheng, 87, of Hilo, a retired chef, died at home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife So Chun; sons Peter, Raymond and Julio; daughters Yan Lung and Genia Garcia; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Renie Bactat Guerrero
March 20, 2006
Renie Bactat Guerrero, 68, of Honolulu, a self-employed tax preparer, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Rosemary Cadalzo and Joy Guerrero-Fanien; mother Enriqueta Rubio; brothers Dominador Jr., Daniel, Derwin and Dodgie Rubio; sisters Luz Jose, Rachel and Ruth Rubio; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
March 23, 2006
Wynona "Noni" Haldeman, 86, of Waikele died in Aiea. She was born in Saskatoon, Canada. She is survived by son Ron, daughter Launa Love, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Larry Clydell Hinchcliff
March 25, 2006
Larry Clydell Hinchcliff, 92, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Esther; sons Gordon, Clint and Dale; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. No services.
Gregory Alan Jackson
March 16, 2006
Gregory Alan Jackson, 55, of Hilo, a retired medical supply company warehouseman, died at home. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by mother Margaret and brother Dennis. Private services.
Eleanor Sachiko Kaneko
March 22, 2006
Eleanor Sachiko Kaneko, 76, of Honolulu, a retired U.S.G. Realty bookkeeper, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne and Scott, daughter Wendy Ann Kuwahara, sister Joan Yoon, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 23, 2006
Thanh Nguyen, 75, of Honolulu, a registered nurse in Vietnam, died. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by sons Phuoc, Quy and Phu; daughters Hanh, Tri, Duong, Hue, Tho and Huong Nguyen and Buddhist Nun Vien Nghiep; brothers Pho Van and Khue Van; sisters Tu Thi and Dao Thi; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Vietnam Buddhist services. Cremation to follow.
March 13, 2006
Matsusuke "Matsu" Oshiro, 87, of Ewa, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Lillian S., son Milton M., daughters Grace M. Nakamura and Thelma H. Morita, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Tuesday.
Skylar Nicole Tsuruda
March 12, 2006
Skylar Nicole Tsuruda, infant daughter of Paul and Michelle T. Tsuruda of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Joseph and grandparents Lawrence and Margaret, and Dr. Richard and Adele Tesoro. Private services.
Geison Robert Yee
March 20, 2006
Geison Robert Yee, 66, of California, a Navy veteran and utility company analyst programmer, died in Menlo Park, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ronald, companion Charles Halfmann and caregiver Thomas Ball. Services to be held in San Francisco. No services in Honolulu.
Peggy Hiroko Yorita
March 24, 2006
Peggy Hiroko Yorita, 82, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii-Hilo educator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers George M. and Harold K., and sister Margaret Y. Oshita. 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.