Brian Kyoji Abe
June 9, 2006
Brian Kyoji Abe, 55, of Honolulu, a supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Toshiko and brothers Wayne and James. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rachel Cristobal Asuncion
May 24, 2006
Rachel Cristobal Asuncion, 31, of Waialua, a Daiei employee in Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Nathan J.A. Bala; daughter Jade-Mae J. Asuncion-Irorita; parents Julian B. and Milagrina C.; companion Jeffrey V. Irorita; brothers Julian Jr., Nelson, Julius and Conrado; and sisters Thelma Omalza, Jane Romero and Melanie Asuncion. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Molly Fumiko Barton
June 13, 2006
Molly Fumiko Barton, 61, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui Land & Pineapple Co. laborer, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by companion John Roberts; son Kenrick Kurosawa; daughter Debbie Walton; brothers James T., Robert and Allen Idemoto; sisters Jane Miyaguchi, Sally Waki, Nancy Dela Cruz and Diana Tanaka; and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Private scattering. Leis welcome.
Marjorie Young Carter
June 11, 2006
Marjorie Young Carter, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Pest Control Co. owner, died at home. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by son the Rev. Hal Weidner and two grandchildren. Private services.
Tom Tomio Fujise
June 8, 2006
Tom Tomio Fujise, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Health photographer/illustrator, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice Y.; daughter Lianne Takara; brothers Ben, Alex, Bert and Harold; sister Amy Inouye; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Talima Togia Gututala
June 6, 2006
Talima Togia "Pe'a" Gututala, 67, of Waianae, a retired Percy Lum Trucking trucker supervisor, died in Waianae. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Marjorie; sons Talima and Liatama; daughters Malama, Julia and Wenonah Gututala and Violet Woodward and Shayna Mano; brothers Samoa, Veni and Tasene Gututala, Aleki Sene, Lagisi Otto, Agemotu Moe and Moheni and Petala Lakatani, Faamau Liu, Sakana Misini and Maka Tanele; sisters Matelita Urayani, Malevaevae Hack, Mane Fa, Helen DeCosta, Fou Maae and Saunoa Leiato; 25 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Private burial to be held at a later date.
Jane M. Halbuna
May 25, 2006
Jane M. Halbuna, 73, of Pacifica, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, a retired Sheedy Drayage payroll clerk, died in Daly City, Calif. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Ilona Ng and Joella Ferrer; brothers Victor, David and Thomas Morris; and sisters Ellen Sanchez, Tillie Garrett, Anita Aloiau, Rose Lim, Susie Sennett and Sharon Anderson; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Conrado Dela Cruz Laoan
May 31, 2006
Conrado Dela Cruz Laoan, also known as "Conrad" and "Rado," 57, of Waipahu, a Bishop Museum security guard, died in Waipahu. He was born in Barangay 10, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Consolacion "Connie" and "Lacion," son Clifford, daughters Catherine and Christine, parents Cornelio and Prudencia, brother Jose, and sister Arcelie Dela Cruz. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Dolores Leilani Lopez
June 5, 2006
Dolores Leilani Lopez, also known as Dolores Leilani Kahue, 75, of Honolulu died. She is survived by sons James, Harry and Darren Kahue; daughters Sharon and Donna Rider, Iwalani Kahili, Cheryl Fay, Jo-Ann Croaker and Roselyn Welch; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Eleanor Leimomi Luke
June 5, 2006
Eleanor Leimomi Luke, 63, of Waimanalo, a retired Bank of Hawaii file clerk, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Harold II, daughters Sunya Nardo and Sunnese Nunes, three sisters and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. George Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
James Kimo Seiichi Malakaua Jr.
June 5, 2006
James Kimo Seiichi "Tojo" Malakaua Jr., 45, of Hilo, a security guard, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers William, Darrell and Randall; and sisters Carolyn Pfahler, Trudy Yamada and Jamie Malakaua. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Bay at Wailoa River. Loose flowers.
Natividad Albano Prudencio
June 3, 2006
Natividad Albano Prudencio, 75, of Waipahu died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by children Marilou, William, Alexander, Alfonso and Mary Ann Prudencio and Miriam Sullano and Wilna Fernandez; brother Federico Albano; sister Helen Albano; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Raymond L. Shields Jr.
June 12, 2006
Raymond L. Shields Jr., 52, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant, died at home. He was born in Wichita, Kan. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
John Y. Sumida
June 10, 2006
John Y. Sumida, 87, of Kaneohe, a jeweler, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hollister, Calif. He is survived by son Sean; daughters Janet Kojima, Lisa Steele and Karen Wilt; and eight grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date at Santa Clara, Calif.
William Howard Townsend Sr.
June 10, 2006
William Howard "Bill" Townsend Sr., 79, of Aiea died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Bennettsville, S.C. He is survived by wife Katherine, daughters Janice Quenon and Debora Milburn, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Aiea United Methodist Church. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Aiea United Methodist Church.
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.