Mary Jane Abbey
Sept. 10, 2006
Mary Jane Abbey, 80, of Kailua, retired Friendly Collectors Ltd. owner, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by her children Audrey A. Rutledge, Arthur "Artie" F. Jr. and Barbara "BJ"; brother William Carvalho; sister Patricia "Patsy" Silva; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Ta'ase' Nasau Anthony
Sept. 2, 2006
Ta'ase' Nasau Anthony, 58, of Waipahu, a social services assistant, died in Waipahu. She was born in Swains Island, Tokelau. She is survived by husband Filipo Seui; son James III; daughters Rashell Fia and Faleika Kuresa; brothers Kuresa, Feleti, Etuni and Kalauna Nasau; sisters Kesia Kuresa, Failoa Lokeni, Akenese Kuresa, Salati Nouata, Kesia Etueni, Matalena Temo; and five granddaughters. Private services.
Salvador Bautista Aquino
Sept. 12, 2006
Salvador "Bill" Bautista Aquino, 64, of Honolulu, an Ala Moana Center custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pangasinan Sison, Philippines. He is survived by wife Berlina; sons John, Buddy and Brandon; daughter Berlynn; father Felipe; four brothers and six sisters in the Philippines; and seven grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.
Sept. 7, 2006
Irenio "Paul" Bacon, 74, of Pearl City, a retired city refuse collector, died in Pearl City. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Dora; son Robin; daughter Donna Marie Rosa; hanai children Darlene Ho, Tina Brown, Gordon Aoki, Susan Bacon, Anthony "Tony" Saquid, Frank Empron, Reina Empron, Maureen Elliot, Richard Clark and Darryl Kamana; brother Joe Mochizuki; sister Grace Rabor; 10 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and two step-great-grandsons. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: noon Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
William Kane Brown
Aug. 31, 2006
William Kane Brown, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department detective, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Sheila K. Bertram, Pearl K. Katsuda and Jacqueline K. Suganuma; brothers Joseph K. Sr., Eugene N., James T. and Alvin K.; sisters May H. Christian and Dora Seto; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:30 p.m. Friday at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Celebration of Life services: 12:30 p.m. at the Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. Valet parking. Aloha attire.
Sept. 9, 2006
Robert Chun, 68, of Honokohau Valley, Maui, a taro farming business owner, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by brothers David and Phillip, and sisters Geraldine Cyphers and Lucy Vogele. Services to be held at a later date. For more information, contact Lucy Vogele, 248-8811.
Randall Christopher Del Piano
Sept. 10, 2006
Randall Christopher Del Piano, 50, of Kailua-Kona, a sound design engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Linda; father Richard and stepmother Joan; brothers Joshua Del Piano, Steven Ellis and Scott and Michael Pondella; and sister Sherri Sikora. Memorial services: 2 p.m. today at Calvary Community Church, 75-4295 Leilani, Kailua-Kona, 808-329-1440. Donations suggested to Calvary Chapel-Kona, P.O. Box 772, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745; or the Emanuel Baan Orphanage c/o Calvary Chapel-Kona.
Sept. 13, 2006
'Ahokatoanga Faleta, 56, of Lahaina, a Hyatt Regency Hotel, Lahaina, laundry worker, died at home. She was born in Lakepa, Tonga. She is survived by husband Sione Latu; sons Hopoi Tu'ipulotu, Tovia Tufunga, Lisala and 'Inoke Taufa, Vahafolau, Paeahelotu'ikanatea, 'Isileli'ilangana, Heikooti and Peningalongalo; daughters Salote Grace Moa and 'Ofakitaveuni; brothers Lutu, Lotu and Sosaia Pulu; sisters Luseane Finau and Feliuaki Haufano; and 10 grandchildren. Wake services: 6-11 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Additional services: 7-9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Burial to follow. Tongan attire.
Sept. 13, 2006
Kenyei "Blackie" Fukuhara, 83, of Wailuku, an Ege Construction Co. welder and mechanic, died in Hale Makua-Kahului. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Charlotte, son Steven, daughter Donna, brothers Kenneth and Hideyasu, sister Chiyono Watanabe and two grandchildren. Urn services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. No flowers.
Alma Hisaye Fukunaga
Aug. 13, 2006
Alma Hisaye Fukunaga, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Jon's Ala Moana manager, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Glen, daughters Charlene Steele and Judith Akamine, brother Toshi Nitta, sisters Jane Yamao and Helen Ohigashi, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 12, 2006
Hanako Horita, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Club waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by son John K., brothers Noriyuki and Thomas Masaru Kurosaki, sisters Kazui Hiranaka and Mitsuko Miyazaki, and two grandchildren. Private services.
William James Howerton Sr.
Sept. 13, 2006
William James Howerton, Sr., 78, of Honolulu, a retired AFL-CIO union plumber of 50 years, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert Edward, daughter Tempy M. and two grandchildren. Private services.
George A. Ling
Sept. 1, 2006
George "Sonny" A. Ling, 74, of Waipahu died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by nephew Leslie Ling. Services: 8:45 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Robert John Meggison
Sept. 9, 2006
Robert "Bobby" John Meggison, 38, of Pearl City died. He was born in California. He is survived by son Jonathan, daughter Truly, father Richard, mother Karen Sakai, brothers Kevin and William "Billy," and sister Lisa Rice. Blessing: 11 a.m. today at Mokuleia beach, just past the airfield. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Sept. 13, 2006
Chiyeko Sakamoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Sears Roebuck salesclerk, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert; daughters Gloria Shimizu and Shirley Ishikawa; sisters Violet Fukuhara, Marjorie Muraoka and Laura Nishimoto; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alvaro Leroy Soares
Aug. 18, 2006
Alvaro Leroy Soares, 88, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Francis C. Jr. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Yet Yin Tom
Sept. 6, 2006
Yet Yin "Aunty Bebe" Tom, 85, of Aiea, a retired restaurant kitchen helper, died in Aiea. She was born in Macau, China. She is survived by daughters Wanda Siu and Wan-Lin Lun; brother Timothy; sisters Alice, Jennie Lee, Betty Okada, Alma Au and Marsha Ho; and two grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
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.