Oct. 31, 2006
Easter Asuega-Gates, 46, of Waianae died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bill D. Gates Sr.; sons Wil D. Jr., Benjamin R. and Cedric S.; daughter Emerald N.S.; brothers Ellis Asuega and Gordan T., and Junior, Bingham, Jeffery and Victor Moananu; sisters Vaioafau Tuitele, Anita A. Iamaleava, Leafa Washington, Rosalie Tuuao, Alice Tiai, Johanna Alualevao and Samitioata Porter; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Elizabeth Borabora Awana
Oct. 30, 2006
Elizabeth Borabora Awana, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired housekeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Theodore, Jacob and Lon; daughters Elizabeth Short and Sonjania Matsumoto; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Felicitas Gopole Gaspar
Nov. 6, 2006
Felicitas Gopole Gaspar, 62, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Samar, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ruperto M.; son Patrick; daughters Edna McDaniel, Alona Vasquez and Sherie; brother Pilo Gopole; sisters Maria and Rosa Gopole, Norma Camat and Rosario Gagarin; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Edna Lee Pegram Leib
Aug. 11, 2006
Edna Lee Pegram Leib, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Littleton, N.C. She is survived by nephews Charles J. and David H. Stuart, and niece Lee Anne S. Stiffler. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, the University of Hawaii Lab School Fund or to charity.
Priscilla Avelin Lucena
Oct. 28, 2006
Priscilla Avelin Lucena, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl City Tavern employee, died in the Philippines. She was born in Leyte, Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by husband Robustiano R. "Tata," sons Franklin and Diosdado, daughter Rosalinda Tabaranza, brother Ruperto Avelin, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Katy Hung York Ching Lum
Nov. 2, 2006
Katy Hung York Ching Lum, 89, of Honolulu, co-owner of Sung Chong Chinese Grocery Store, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alan; daughters Lena Morita, Rachel Yuen, Anna Chang and Mildred; and nine grandchildren. Chinese Taoist services: 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
The Rev. Isamu Morita
Nov. 8, 2006
The Rev. Isamu Morita, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired minister, died at home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Martha, brother Nathan and sisters Eleanor Chikasue and Ann. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Kapaa Hawaiian Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings will be donated to charity.
Jane Chiyome Nakano
Nov. 6, 2006
Jane Chiyome Nakano, 64, of Waipahu, a retired Bank of Hawaii underwriter, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry H.; son Dwayne H.; daughter Sherrie K. Motooka; brothers Clifford, Richard and Irving Kurosu; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.
Marjorie Kalei Puha
Oct. 26, 2006
Marjorie Kalei Puha, 50, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Ku'umealoha Gomes, son D. Kawika, daughter Davelyn K. Adversalo, stepfather David Adversalo, brother Dennis, sister Debra Mitchell and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.
Jocelyn Evangelio Rodriguez
Oct. 30, 2006
Jocelyn Evangelio Rodriguez, 38, of Ewa Beach, a Navy Mini Mart assistant manager in Pearl City, died in Texas. She was born in Taal, Batangas, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jose, daughters Sara and Carmen, father Carlito Evangelio, brothers Michael and Glenn Evangelio, and sisters Noeriza Nunes, Gemmalyn Balbacal and Maria C., Maria J., Normalyn and Noelany Evangelio. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 1, 2006
Fudeko Shinseki, 95, of Lihue, a retired self-employed beautician, mother of former Army Chief of Staff Eric Shinseki, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is also survived by sons Paul K., daughter Yvonne K., sister Ann Y. Tokunaga, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Willie Stockard Jr.
Oct. 25, 2006
Willie Stockard Jr., 57, of Ewa Beach, a Fast Lube operations manager in Wahiawa and Kapolei, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife LaVetta, daughter Anjeanne J. James, sister Madeline Blackmon and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joe Mitsuo Tanaka
Nov. 3, 2006
Joe Mitsuo Tanaka, 91, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Pipe employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Yoshie, son Randal, daughter Naomi Tanabe, brother Clarence and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Allen Trutt Sr.
Nov. 7, 2006
Robert Allen Trutt Sr., 70, of Kaneohe, a retired insurance company claims supervisor, died at home. He was born in Snyder County, Pa. He is survived by wife Linda, five children, a brother, a sister and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.
Albert Masaru Tsuji
Nov. 5, 2006
Albert Masaru Tsuji, 86, of Honolulu, a retired city Public Works engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence S., son Donald M., daughters Ann E. Okubo and Audrey Y. Yokota, brothers Isami and Harry, sister Thelma T. Katsuki and a grandchild. Private services.
Nov. 5, 2006
Masako Yoshioka, 93, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Jane Shishido, Mary Ah Sam and Miriam Hirata; brother Yoshio Ichimura; sister Yaeko Nonaka; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ernest Akau Young
Nov. 1, 2006
Ernest Akau Young, 63, of Kailua, a Duarte & Sons Plumbing Co. plumber, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Vanessa Apio, sons Burton and Darrin, brother Clarence and sister Ethel Lundberg. Private services.
Charles Wayne Yunkherr
Nov. 1, 2006
Charles Wayne Yunkherr, 41, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Coos Bay, Ore. He is survived by son Brandon Blaisdell, father Dale, stepmother Fran, brother John and sister Gale Hague. Private services. Donations suggested to Bank of Hawaii to the Charles Yunkherr Memorial, c/o Brandon Blaisdell.
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.