Frances R. Ally
June 30, 2006
Frances R. Ally, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by husband Henry "Ali Baba"; son Richard "Ali Baba Jr."; daughters Florence Vierra, Francine Ally, Henrietta "Henri" Nobrega, Marjorie Morgan, Suzette Spriggs and Antoinette "Toni" Jowers; brothers Joseph and Steven Robello; sisters Mary Ferreira and Rene Matkowski; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Ewa Immaculate Conception. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Victor Fu Hua Chu
June 23, 2006
Victor Fu Hua Chu, 88, of Honolulu, a DuPont Co. research fellow, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Wuhan, China. He is survived by wife You Yi, son Franklin D., daughters Daphne Y. and Jennifer P., and three grandchildren. Private services.
Patricia Louise Bush Detor
June 30, 2006
Patricia Louise Bush Detor, 78, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Nick; daughters Sydney Fenlin, Jeanne Herbst, Missy Laleohano and Ioana Agasa; and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at the Holy Apostles in Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Private burial to be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested the Church of the Holy Apostles or Hawaii Island Humane Society.
Egnacio Castillion Estencion
June 22, 2006
Egnacio Castillion Estencion, 77, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired Wailea Golf Course supervisor, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Marcia; sons Alfred, Danny and Darren; stepson James Thomas; daughters Yolanda Bautista and Eldaine Barawis; brothers Ben, Joseph and Willy; sisters Carmen Pascual and Gloria Tagalog; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Tuesday.
July 2, 2006
Akeshi Hashimoto, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Hashi's Chevron Service, Puna Flowers and Foliage and Hashimoto Nursery former proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by wife Dora, sons Jason and Galen, daughters Gwen Kobayashi and Alison Tateishi; brother Ichiro, sisters Fusaye and Elaine Yamamoto and Sueko Fukuda, three grandchildren, two hanai grandchildren, and two hanai great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. today at Puna Hongwanji Mission in Keaau, Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Larry Takashi Hashimoto
June 25, 2006
Larry Takashi Hashimoto, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired state electrician, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by wife Florence, daughters Valerie Hashimoto and Sandra Simon, brother Jack, sister Shizuko and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. No flowers. Donations suggested to Maui Veterans Memorial Center.
Marie Michiko Ichida
June 22, 2006
Marie Michiko Ichida, 95, of Honolulu, a businesswoman, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughter May Sofge, sister Elizabeth Tomita, four grandchildren, and two great granddaughters. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Incorrect information for an obituary printed Tuesday.
June 27, 2006
Kazuo Ikeda, 94, of Honolulu, a Department of Education educator and principal, died in Hale Pulamamau. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Toshiko N., son Peyton, daughter Linda E. Monroe, sister Monica Y. Kozuki, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Florante Dulce Isla
June 8, 2006
Florante Dulce "Flor" Isla, 57, of Wahiawa, a retired Army staff sergeant and Star Protection Agency security guard, died in Center for Aging. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Florida A.; sons Floredick, Florderick and Florian; brother Florinio; and sister Florida Porsovigan. 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. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Adeline Puanani Jones-Frost
June 22, 2006
Adeline Puanani Jones-Frost, 59, of Oceanview, Hawaii, a Life Care Center of Honolulu certified nurse assistant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rodrick Frost; sons Dennis Ikaika and JohnAdam Jones; daughter Jonnalee Jones; brothers Henry, Wilson Jr. and Philippo Rafael; sisters Luana Kealiki, Gail Schultz and Marcella Atiz; and numerous grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kona Airport at the end of runway.
Thomas C. Lake Jr.
July 3, 2006
Thomas C. Lake Jr., 76, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. and Kahauanu Lake Trio bass player, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Sam, Russell and Whitney; daughter Laola; brother Kahauanu; and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Habilitat.
Bienvenido A. Noneza
June 20, 2006
Bienvenido A Noneza, 83, of Honolulu, a retired dishwasher, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Sylvia; sons Romeo, Bienvenido Jr., Benji, Daniel, Kevin and Eugene; daughter Mary; brothers Alfred Baidoy and Orlino and Ben Noneza; sisters Rosaline and Consolacion Bianco; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.
June 12, 2006
Joseph Rapozo, 93, of San Leandro, Calif., a sugar plantation and boat mechanic on Kauai, died in San Leandro. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Ronald, Gordon and Jerry; brothers Nicolas and Eddie; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Sylvester Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to be held at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Janice Fujie Sasaki
July 2, 2006
Janice Fujie Sasaki, 60, of Kailua-Kona, a Jan's Salon of Beauty hairdresser and cosmetologist, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband Ernest H., daughter Ni C.H., hanai brother Burke Matsuyama and hanai sister Elaine Tatsutani. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji. Call after 3 p.m.
Ruth Ayako Tabusa
June 28, 2006
Ruth Ayako Tabusa, 97, of Waipahu, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Evelyn Okamura and Gayle Ohta, and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Waipahu Sotozen Mission, 94-413 Waipahu St. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Carolyn Leialoha Wedemeyer
June 28, 2006
Carolyn Leialoha Wedemeyer, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born Honolulu. She is survived by son Doug, daughter Kittie Brown, brother Donald Nakano, sister Winifred Burgess, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. 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.