Rosario M. Anguay
July 31, 2007
Rosario M. Anguay, 81, of Kilauea, Kauai, a bus driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband William; sons Lloyd and Steven Bond, and Dennis and Jimmy Apilado; daughters Shirley Kahananui, Barbara Nakamura and Joann A. Murabayashi; stepson Nathan; hanai daughter Maria A. Berdon; brother Narcesso Mamalias; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services and scattering of ashes.
Thomas Santos Babauta Sr.
July 28, 2007
Thomas Santos Babauta Sr., 70, of Kapahi, Kauai, a bartender, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Guam. He is survived by wife Jolynn W.; sons Robert and Thomas Jr.; brother Jesus Sablan; sisters Clotilde Colton, Hermina Garrido, Hazel Hite, Lucille McLean and Florence Daniels; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations may be sent to P.O. Box 2079, Kapaa, HI 96746.
Aug. 5, 2007
Rosalie Cecil, 86, of Omao, Kauai, a retired teacher and artist, died at home. She was born in Texas. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Richard Purdy, sisters Margaret Gilbert and Nita Adams, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Nora Mun Chun
Aug. 6, 2007
Nora Mun Chun, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert; son Jeffrey; daughters Pamela Chun, Deborah Fong and Angela Hilderbrand; brother Douglas Mun; sisters Constance Rees and Shirley Lynn; and nine grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at United Church of Christ, 467 N. Judd St., Honolulu. Call after 11:45 a.m. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association.
Gladys Bunney Flanders
July 30, 2007
Gladys Bunney Flanders, 79, of Kahala and Kailua-Kona, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oakland. She is survived by daughters Lorelee Greek, Avalon McElhaney, Marceline Ward and Barbarina Flanders; sister Marian Pullen; and four grandchildren. No services.
June 16, 2007
Julie "Jules" Francisca, 58, of Kailua, formerly of San Diego and Santa Fe, N.M., a human resources administrator, an online metaphysics and health professor, and School of Light founder and director, died. She was born in San Pedro, Calif. She is survived by brothers Andy and James Gutierrez, and sister Anita Gutierrez. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date.
Gwen E. Groom
May 23, 2007
Gwen E. Groom, 85, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Buffalo County, Neb. She is survived by sons Joe and Jed, daughter Gail Thompson, sister Sharon Alexander and eight grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Additional information for an obituary published June 8.
Gilbert Michael Halpern
July 26, 2007
Gilbert Michael "Gilly" Halpern, 66, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired attorney, former Hawaii County deputy prosecutor and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He also was a Neighborhood Justice Center mediator and an American Youth Soccer Organization referee. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pat, sons Casey and Joel, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. Call after 4:30 p.m.
Dorothy Katherine Hamernick
Aug. 6, 2007
Dorothy Katherine Hamernick, 87, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Santa Ana, Calif. She is survived by daughter Sally Lott, Peggy Sowl and Pat Hamernick; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Mary H. Jackson
July 9, 2007
Mary H. Jackson, 79, of Denver, formerly of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Social Services employee, died in Lakewood, Colo. She was born in Elmhurst, Ill. She is survived by three daughters, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services held.
Charles E. Jarrett
July 24, 2007
Charles E. "Chuck" Jarrett, 74, of Mililani died at home. He was born in Charleston, W.Va. He is survived by wife Debbie, son Jason, daughter Nina, several brothers and sisters, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Mila Alfred Lono
Aug. 7, 2007
Mila Alfred Lono, 88, of Haiku, Maui, formerly of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. harvester driver, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Flora, daughter Julie, hanai daughter Jody Kekiwi-Jones and two grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.
Daniel Sibayan Mabalot Sr.
Aug. 2, 2007
Daniel Sibayan Mabalot Sr., 54, of Kapolei, owner of six Subway franchises and part-owner of Phil-X-Cargo, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He also was a real estate developer and an ordained minister of Jesus Is the Way Christian Fellowship in Waipahu. He was born in Santa Maria, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Imelda S., sons Danny Jr. and Dean, mother Juanita S., brother Moises and sisters Ruth Difuntorum, Rosemarie Viduya, Elvah B. Miranda and Verna O. Shore. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Full Gospel Temple Church, 2464 N. School St., Honolulu. Call after 8 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Ruby Mitsuko Medina
Aug. 6, 2007
Ruby Mitsuko Medina, 75, of Mililani, a retired clerk typist for the state attorney general's office, died. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Derek and Tommy, daughter Cheryl, brother Raymond "Patchy" Hattori, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.
Lucia Gumangan Natividad
July 26, 2007
Lucia Gumangan "Mama Lucy" Natividad, 75, of Ewa Beach, a retired Anna Miller's and Bravo Restaurant employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Moises, Lucrecio, Juanito and Antonio; daughter Rosario Flores; brother Marcelino Gumangan; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Alice Michie Ogawa
Aug. 3, 2007
Alice Michie Ogawa, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired registered nurse for Dr. Ed Dierdorff, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by wife Wilfred Y.; sons Guy and Eric; brother Raymond Okamura; sisters Betsy Shishido, Nancy Hiraoka, Sally Takemori and Judy Miyamoto; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Olivet Baptist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jess Edloy Pulga
July 27, 2007
Jess Edloy Pulga, 82, of Waipahu, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery maintenance worker, died at home. He was born in Leyte, Philippines. He is survived by son Jessie A., daughter Teresita P. Ramos, stepsons Ernesto and Rogelio Mapanao, stepdaughters Lourdes Agbayani and Fe Manzano, six grandchildren, 20 step-grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Mary Louise Raappana
Aug. 6, 2007
Mary Louise Raappana, 82, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired proprietress of a child day care center, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Larry; son Tom Arnold; daughters Marshia Bauman, Donna Arnold, Luci Giles, Betty Thompson and Barbara Hawelu; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Alice May Cunningham Vredenburg
Aug. 14, 2006
Alice May Cunningham Vredenburg, 98, of Grass Valley, Calif., a homemaker and former Laupahoehoe Sugar Plantation public health nurse, died. She was born in Washington. She is survived by sons Edmund Jr., Gordon H. and Paul L. Vredenburg, and Dexter Keaweehu. Burial: noon Sept. 9 at the family graveyard in Waimea, Hawaii.
Gary Shigeo Wong
July 23, 2007
Gary Shigeo Wong, 55, of Honolulu, an Aqua Hotel and Resort security officer formerly with the Kahala Hotel and Resort, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Harriet A. and brothers Randall T., Leslie T. and Darryl M. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.
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.