Guillermo Talpe Fabia
July 14, 2007
Guillermo Talpe Fabia, 66, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Mabanogbog, Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Conchita C., son Cirilo, daughter Sally Wood, brothers Marcelino and Moises, sister Benjamina Morales and three grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 6 p.m. Services: noon Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 7, 2007
Eleanor Gonsalves, 64, of Ewa Beach died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Roy Jr., daughter Christine K. Fox, brother Jaime Mexia, sisters Evelyn Nielsen and Dolores Whaley, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Calvin Lee Mahealani Kalawa
July 11, 2007
Calvin Lee Mahealani Kalawa, 55, of Waianae, a retired Dole Foods heavy equipment mechanic, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beverly K.; son Salvatore "Sal" Jordano; daughters Laurie K. and Mahealani A. Kalawa and Cassie L. Gould-Kalawa; brothers Jesse, Samuel Jr., Lester, Keith, Craig and Shane; sisters Iwalani Spencer, Wailani Sambajon, Aletha Yen, Shawn Kalawa and Stacey Goddard. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire.
Norma Jane Hesterly Knowles
July 15, 2007
Norma Jane Hesterly Knowles, 75, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Parker School assistant to the headmaster and a registered nurse in private practice, died in Honolulu. She was born in Elmyra, N.Y. She is survived by husband Everett, son Jacob Hesterly, daughters Janie Martin and Rachel Taylor, stepfather Arthur Lindsey, sister Suzie Trackman and five grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in Knowles residence in Kamuela, behind St. James Episcopal Church. No flowers. Donations suggested to Parker School.
Gertrude Fumie Kurasaki
July 16, 2007
Gertrude Fumie Kurasaki, 76, of Aiea, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard clerk, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Itsuto; sons Clifton, David and Arthur; brother Richard Motooka; sister Loretta Motooka; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Esther Ah Kuen Lau
July 12, 2007
Esther Ah Kuen Lau, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eugene "Bucky" and Andrew Yee and Gordon Lau; sister Peggy Liu; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
Marguerite Mew Yeong Lee
July 8, 2007
Marguerite Mew Yeong Lee, 79, of Pearl City, a waitress at Dot's Restaurant in Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa Long Term Facility. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Paul Rendon; daughters Carol Abregano, Paula Chun, Paulette Gwinn and Pamela and Edwina Rendon; brother Gilbert Ching; sisters Mew Ung Look, Judy Lum and Jean J. Liang; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
The Rev. Glen McCollister
July 9, 2007
The Rev. Glen McCollister, 83, of Dundee, Ore., an Army Air Corps medic who served in World War II, minister, Kinder Campus owner and operator, and Noah's Ark Day Care and Preschool director, died at home. He was born in Raymond, Wash. He is survived by wife Ruth, son Gordon, daughter Glenda and a grandchild. Celebration of life to be held in Newberg, Ore. Donations suggested to Children's Music Station Preschool in his memory in care of Alternative Burial and Cremation of Oregon, P.O. Box 202, Sherwood, OR 97140.
July 15, 2007
John Moises, 19, of Kapaa, Kauai, a busboy, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Juan and Tita, brother Mark and grandparents Jovita Moises and Antonio Palaroan. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. next Friday at St. Catherine's Church in Kapaa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapai Bay Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
Walter Kaohu Mookini
July 12, 2007
Walter Kaohu Mookini, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army colonel, Kamehameha School teacher and musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Kaohu, daughter Waldynne, sisters Tamar Tavares and Beatrice Mookini, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. today at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Esther Kwai Sin Pang
July 1, 2007
Esther Kwai Sin Pang, 89, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Philip and Raymond; daughters Janice Ku and Shirley Yasuhara; brothers Kan C. and Kan K. Chang; sisters Bessie Pang, Yuki Hashimura and Kim M. and Kim L. Chang; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 13, 2007
Harry Stump, 89, of Wailuku, a steel mill buyer, died in Waihee, Maui. He was born in Waihee. He is survived by daughters Kathy H. Stump and Sharon S. Distasio, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
Adam Richard Verbridge
July 13, 2007
Adam Richard Verbridge, 27, of Kihei, Maui, died. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by son Aidan, mother Sandra Bennett, father Richard, brothers Aaron Verbridge and Carl Bennett, and sister Sarah Fedderson. No services.
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.