Maui soldier moved to act after 9/11
Jay Salcedo Cajimat / 1987-2007
Army Pfc. Jay Salcedo Cajimat, killed by a car bomb in Iraq on April 6, will be remembered during visitations Friday and Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary on Maui.
Cajimat, 20, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division out of Fort Riley, Kan., was born in Manila and raised in Lahaina.
He joined the Army -- something his mother said he wanted to do after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks -- after graduating from Lahainaluna High School in 2005.
He is survived by parents Dionie and Lilibeth; sisters Kaya, LC and LJ; and grandparents Gabriel and Adelaida Salcedo and Caroline Cajimat.
Visitation will be 3 to 9 p.m. Friday and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Luncheon will follow at Baldwin Park. Flowers are welcome.
Gerald Delay Anderson
April 21, 2007
Gerald Delay Anderson, 79, of Waianae, a retired operating engineer, died in Santa Maria, Calif. He was born in Winnipeg, Canada. He is survived by wife Beatrice; sons Bruce, Daniel and Gregory; daughters Susan and Katharine; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples.
Thomas Hendricks Cornette Jr.
April 17, 2007
Thomas Hendricks Cornette Jr., 64, of Kaneohe, a retired IBM and Xerox senior customer engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas H. III and Michael; daughters Billie-Jo "Lei" Kennedy, Lara M. Dunhour and Sarah M. Cornette; sister Kuuleialoha "Lei" Finn; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 6 p.m. Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Celebration of life: 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Pah'Ke's Chinese Restaurant. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
April 19, 2007
Georgiana Frias, 85, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Merlyn, Stephen and Edwin; brothers John and Charles Kamanu; sisters Louisa Fletcher, Hana Peahi and Louise Manoa; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Pentecostal Church, 298 Kakahiaka St., Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow.
Max R. Gallegos
April 2, 2007
Max R. Gallegos, 83, of Canon City, Colo., formerly of Kailua, a retired Federal Aviation Administration employee at Hickam Air Force Base and U.S. Air Force veteran who served in World War II, died in Canon City. He was born in New Mexico. He is survived by daughters Donna Johnson, Susan Amerling and Cathy Lamanald; and three grandchildren. Services to be held Saturday in Kailua. For more information, call 227-0453.
Joseph John Guerrero
March 26, 2007
Joseph John Guerrero, 57, of Honolulu, a retired salesman and Waiau Gardens Kai G-1 Association of Apartment Owners Board of Directors vice president and treasurer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine T.; son Joseph J. "Joey" II; daughter Marie Elaine K.T.; brothers Albert "Sonny" Prestidge and Benjamin III, Francis and Henry "Hank" Guerrero; sister Marion Baricuatro; and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
Betsy Chizuko Tanisue Imagawa
March 10, 2007
Betsy Chizuko Tanisue Imagawa, 84, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Kemoo. She is survived by daughters Kathryn Molle and Geraldine Imagawa; brother George Tanisue; sisters Jessie Mizuno, Jane Matoi, Elsie Iwasaki and Dorothy Tanisue; and a grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.
George Tsutomu Ito
April 19, 2007
George Tsutomu Ito, 90, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Mabel I. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lawrence Kaukaohu Kamai
Feb. 12, 2007
Lawrence Kaukaohu "Pops" Kamai, 65, of Kailua-Kona, a United Meat Co. slaughterhouse, 50th State Poultry, Jay Manago piggery slaughterhouse and Howard Saito Truck and Lift Co. foreman, died in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by daughter Shelby Kekaula; hanai daughters Kristie Laroya and Ursula and Mindy Kamai; brothers Bill and Jacob; sisters Eleanor Bentz, Pearl Perry, Winona Goo, Vicky Castro and Linda Diego. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Additional services on June 28 in Hana, Maui. Burial on July 1 in Kaupo, Maui. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Severino Flores Leano
March 29, 2007
Severino Flores Leano, 96, of Waipahu, a retired Nii Nursery employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Candelaria; sons Pedro, Jimmy, Rodelo and Joel; daughters Linda Rivera, Nelcy Rosete and Nida Leano-Domingo; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
Shirley Taeko Oshiro
April 18, 2007
Shirley Taeko Oshiro, 76, of Lanai City, Lanai, a retired Maui Country Service & Lanai senior coordinator, died in Lanai City. She was born in Keopu, Kailua-Kona. She is survived by husband Chiyoshi, son Bradford, daughter Susan Gishitomi, brother Takao Honda and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Kalanakila O Ka Malamalama Hoomana O Iredane Hou Church on Lanai. Call after 3 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel on Oahu. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Ida Pearl Palea
April 15, 2007
Ida Pearl Palea, 64, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Louis; sons Louis Jr., Lemuel, Liebert, Lia and Leland; daughter Ingrid; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Edward Joseph Peltier Jr.
April 19, 2007
Edward Joseph Peltier Jr., 72, of Aiea, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Trinidad M.; sons Edward J. III and George M. Peltier and Oscar, Victor and Keliiopeopeole; daughter Michele T.L.; brother Robert M.; sisters Olan P. Carpenter and Jennifer Walthall; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Janet Marie Rodrigues
April 10, 2007
Janet Marie Rodrigues, 75, of Wailuku, a Maui Electric customer service representative, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Joseph P.; sons Robert, Gerald, Michael, Joseph Jr. and Frank; brothers Augustine Jr. and Joseph De Rego; and nine grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church in Wailuku. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 29, 2007
Etsuo Sayama, 91, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers engineer, died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Mike; daughters Ellen Arakawa, Blanche Chang, Sandra Sayama-Enoki and Laura Nishiyama; brother Robert Tamura; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 8, 2007
Nambo Torren, 86, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Reno James and Roman Laik, and Eramos, Fraiz, Thomas, Ronny and Rend Torren; daughters Jalok Yoneyama and Judy Torren; 45 grandchildren; and 50 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Barry L. Ulrich
March 24, 2007
Barry L. Ulrich, 59, of Waipahu, a safety administrator, died in Waipahu. He was born in South Heidelberg, Pa. He is survived by his family of friends at Safety Systems, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. and Parsons Construction. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Reynold I. Watanabe
April 11, 2007
Reynold I. Watanabe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply supervising construction employee, died in Japan. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Keiko, son Cary, daughters Lynne Watanabe and Rene Day, brothers Kenneth and Robert, sisters Vivian Ichiki and Lillian Hiraoka, and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers
Phyllis Elizabeth Woolford
April 22, 2007
Phyllis Elizabeth Woolford, 74, of Honolulu, a retired D&D Industries Inc. vice president and secretary, died. She was born in Hamakua Poko, Maui. She is survived by husband Dwight, sons Brian and Keo, daughter Wendy and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Jacinto Valdez Zaragoza Sr.
March 23, 2007
Jacinto Valdez Zaragoza Sr., also known as "Meyong" and "Jack," 86, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ed's Electrical and Building Construction electrician, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Alberta L.; sons Eduardo, Jacinto, Reynaldo and Chris; daughter Rosemary Magsanoc; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
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.