George Y.C. Ching
Oct. 24, 2006
George Y.C. Ching, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by son Brian, daughter Barbara George, sister Alice Goldsmith and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Ly Thieu Do
Oct. 25, 2006
Ly Thieu Do, 38, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Quy Nhon, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Lin Do-Kha; sons Raymond and Bryan; parents Mr. and Mrs. Thanh; brothers Andy, Hung, Minh, Luan, Loc and Tom; and sisters Lan Truong, Hue and Debbie Iwashita, and Jacky Segawa. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Chinese Buddhist services.
Francis Gordon Ermence
Oct. 12, 2006
Francis Gordon "Casey" Ermence, 87, of Kona Palisades, Hawaii, a civil service worker and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died at home. He also was a Stars & Stripes, Pacific Edition, photographer, writer and editor, and member of 82nd Airborne Association and Rakkasans of 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Connie, son Francis G., daughter Linda L. Miranda, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 3 at Kailua-Kona. Visitation followed by inurnment. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Shriners Hospital, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96826.
Ralph Kazumi Fujii
Oct. 16, 2006
Ralph Kazumi Fujii, 72, of Honolulu, a retired city employee, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Jane, son Rendell, brother Herbert and sister Emmaline Yee. Private services.
John Michael Gilder
Oct. 23, 2006
John Michael Gilder, 51, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a construction supervisor and musician, died in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Brunswick, Ga. He is survived by brother Steven M. and sisters Judy G. Wright, Michelle D. Waits and Melissa D. Gilder. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Kalapana. Celebration of life: 3-8 p.m. at Shaka's Night Club. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Solid Rock Ministries, P.O. Box 1655, Pahoa, HI 96778, c/o Malama Valentino or Domestic Shelter of Hilo, East, Hale Ohana Shelter, P.O. Box 7022, Hilo, HI 96720. For more information, call Judy at 912-223-3483 or Michelle at 770-826-3676.
Oct. 21, 2006
Michael "Puncho" Gonsalves, 81, of Waialua, a retired merchant seaman and U.S. Army lightweight boxer, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gary and Winky Franchey; brothers Ben Gonsalves and Larry, Douglas, Haime and Robert Histo; sisters Jane Monroe, Gloria Rabe, Lily Rankin, Edith Rinser and Josephine Gonsalves; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.
Jeanette Miriam Greenbaum
Oct. 25, 2006
Jeanette Miriam Greenbaum, 65, of Haiku, Maui, a medical office secretary, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Joshua R., daughter Sarah Townsend and caretakers Kenneth A. Greenbaum, Renee J. Fassbinder and Michael A. Klaper. Scattering of ashes: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Poli Poli State Park.
Sam Saburo Hada
Oct. 7, 2006
Sam Saburo Hada, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Leeds shoe salesman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Louise F., daughters Dianne F. Justice and Myra Y. Lopes, sister Mildred Abe and three grandchildren. Private services.
Paul Tadashi Inouye
Oct. 17, 2006
Paul Tadashi Inouye, 67, of Kaneohe died in Holy Family Care Home. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by mother Tsuyako, brothers Harry and Isaac, and sisters Sumiko Iwatani, Ruth Hori and Jane Tanaka. Private services.
Josephine Hakaleleponi Kamoku
Sept. 21, 2006
Josephine Hakaleleponi "Aunty Jojo" Kamoku, 71, of Kailua-Kona, an Aloha Aina entertainer at Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort, a former Kona Tradewinds and Ho Fa Inn Restaurants and Bars bartender, and a former Keauhou Beach Hotel cook and PBX operator, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kahaluu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Tut and Paul Sr., daughter Gwen Garber, brother John D. Nahale, sister BettyJane Springer, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5 at Kahaluu Beach Park, big pavilion in Kahaluu. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Loose flowers.
Nam Yoon Lee
Oct. 25, 2006
Nam Yoon Lee, 82, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Tae Yong, Dae Man and Seon Sik; daughters Linda and Sook Hee Lee, Myung Hui Oh, and Jung Hui Tanji; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Oct. 22, 2006
Hazel "Momi" Lyman, 70, of Waianae, a retired state government employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Larry Holstein and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Edward Mitchell Mahi
Sept. 29, 2006
Edward Mitchell "Eddie" Mahi, 59, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a Cyanotech Corp. health food processor at Keahole, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Debbie, daughter Lokelani, brothers James Mahi and John Luia, and sisters Elsie and Lydia. Visitation: 10 a.m. next Saturday at OTEC Beach at Keahole, Hawaii. Services to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 23, 2006
Fumiko Nagamoto, 89, of Honolulu, a Nagamoto Grocery Store co-owner, died at home. She is survived by daughters Betty S. Honma and Mae K. Hong; brothers Kazumasa, Sunao, Yutaka and Yoshiaki Ichiyama; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Henry Takefumi Omine
Oct. 4, 2006
Henry Takefumi Omine, 98, of Honolulu died. He was born in Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by wife Irene; son Arthur; daughters Lilly, Joyce and Bertha Tottori, and Patricia Woo; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Kathryn V. Pang
Oct. 17, 2006
Kathryn V. "Kathy" Pang, 74, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Texas. She is survived by husband Robert; daughters Karen E. Pang, Cynthia D. Fernandez and Anita D. Brazil; father Carl Morrow; and five grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kaimuki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave., Honolulu. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.
Oct. 24, 2006
Margaret Perry, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Antonio Sr.; sons Antonio Jr. and Michael; daughters Stephanie Perry, Debra Rollero Sr. and Lisa Medina; sister Josephine Rodrigues; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Urbano T. Ricafort
Oct. 26, 2006
Urbano T. Ricafort, 84, of Waipahu, a retired hotel industry janitor, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Urbano Jr., eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery.
Elizabeth Hope Tavary
Oct. 24, 2006
Elizabeth Hope Tavary, infant daughter of William and Mariah Tavary of Kapolei, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by grandparents George and Paula Tavary, and Sherry McGinnis; great-grandparents Jan and Don Poorman, and Michael and Bessie Tavary; and great-great-grandparents Clara Myers and Princess Poorman. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Schofield Barracks Chapel.
Sarah Leimomi Tuisalo'o
Oct. 14, 2006
Sarah Leimomi Tuisalo'o, 77, of Kailua, an auto dealer delivery person, died in Kailua. She was born in Molokai. She is survived by husband Ioane; sons George, Jack, Charles, Ezra and Gordon Souza; daughters Uilani Souza, and Coralee and Coraleen Tuisalo'o; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the mortuary's cemetery.
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.