Aug. 8, 2006
Edwin "Eddy" Bactad, 63, of Makakilo, a former city police officer and NAVMAG major of operations, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Louella Cazimero-Bactad; daughters Kanoe Paulino, Shawjaleen Cazimero, Nylee Pi'ilani, Jenna Kaopuiki and Keyra Kaopuiki; brothers Alan, Joe and Herbert; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Additional services: 1 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Sue Mitsuru Chang
Aug. 2, 2006
Sue Mitsuru Chang, 73, of Lahaina, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by brother Masao Fujikawa and sister June Horiuchi. Private services.
Samuel J. Crawford
July 25, 2006
Samuel J. Crawford, 69, of Honolulu, a Kailua Express supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son William Kon; daughter Mahealani Meria; brothers Edward, Abraham, Isaac and Simeon; and sisters Elizabeth Laa, Agatha Kaniaupio, Ellen Yamaguchi, Mildred Froiseth and Winifred Gonsalves. Private services.
Ernest C. Durante Sr.
July 29, 2006
Ernest C. Durante Sr., 64, of Kailua, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel switchman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie Salcedo-Durante; sons Ernest Jr. and Mark S. Durante and Ranier S. Braga; mother Eva; brother Vernon; sisters Jeanette Durante and Gertrude Andrade; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
Recardo Pascual Espiritu
July 30, 2006
Recardo Pascual Espiritu, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired Del Monte Corp. employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Consolacion R., son Antonino, daughters Evangeline Johnson and Buenalyn Bogard, brother Romeo, sister Carolina Abad and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
July 29, 2006
Mercedes "Mercy" Guzman, 75, of Garden Grove, Calif., died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Ronnie Inay and Nick and Eddie Pugay; sisters Esther Ishikawa, Erlinda Pugay and Bernie Aroz; 24 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Aug. 7, 2006
Jenkichi Hashimoto, 86, of Hilo, a Kau Agribusiness painter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Jay; daughter Joyce Yoshimura; brothers Kenkichi "Bilson," Kenzo and Susumu; sisters Suzuko Yamamoto, Sachiko Kirihara and Sandra Saiki; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 3 p.m.
Eddyngton Ellis Hiram
Aug. 3, 2006
Eddyngton Ellis "Hunky" Hiram, 60, of Hauula, a retired state attorney general's special investigator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Joanne Ha'o; son Eddynton Jr.; daughters Melanie and Lauren; brothers Lambert and Edmund Hiram and Walter Gomez; sisters Noreen Keahiolalo, Evanitta Crowe, Karla Hiram-Paiva, Moana Hannemann, Ipolani Thompson and Aloma Willis; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Kathryn Kekuwene Kahaleoumi
Aug. 10, 2006
Kathryn Kekuwene Kahaleoumi, 83, of Waianae died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jacqueline Kahaleoumi-Spencer; brothers Henry and George Chee; sisters Hattie Pang, Hannah Portlock and Elizabeth Chee; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
July 22, 2006
Matsuo Kaminishi, 89, of Wahiawa, a retired Abo Laundry family business employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in 442nd Anti Tank Company, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Alice R., daughters Judy S. Kaminishi and Ann M. Lee, brothers Tomosue and Hiromi Abo, sisters Sumako Clark and Betty Kim, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Jin Mei Lin
Aug. 10, 2006
Jin Mei Lin, 97, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Nursing Home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Jian Gu Liu, sons Kin Chun and Song Wen, daughter Heong Nui Louie, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Cremation: 1:30 p.m.
Pablo Reyes Nigos
Aug. 1, 2006
Pablo Reyes "Tony" Nigos, 92, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Air Force Base Supply Department supervisor and Pearl City Highland Intermediate custodian, died at home. He was born in Luna, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Juliana N.; sons Rudy, Fernando and Bonifacio Nebreja; daughters Zenaida Pagdilao and Procesa Black; sister Magdalena Reyes; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Carolyn Beth Scheffler
Aug. 8, 2006
Carolyn Beth Scheffler, 54, of Kaneohe died in Hospice Kailua House. She was born in Oberlin, Ohio. She is survived by husband Peer, son Douglas S. Carroll, mother Hazel Weidman, brothers Bill and Ed Weidman, and a grandchild. Private services to be held at a later date.
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.