Severino Batiller Alforo
March 18, 2008
Severino Batiller Alforo, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Queen's Medical Center employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Casiber, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Fatima B.; daughters Grace Tabion, Jennifer Alforo and Beverly Antolin; mother Leoncia B.; brother Manuel; sister Maria L.A. Bulseco; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
March 27, 2008
Florence Barker, also known as Florence Mae Soper, 82, of Tucson, Ariz., an Office of Price Control employee, died in Tucson. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Paul W., sons Paul and Scott, brother George, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Honolulu Chapter of the Salvation Army.
Jeffrey Lynn Boardman
April 7, 2008
Jeffrey Lynn Boardman, 56, of Wailuku, a Bowers-Kobota Consulting project inspector, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Julia G., parents Gene and Dee, sons Donovan and Jesse Raboy, brother Randy, sister Trudy and two grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.
Hsi Ho Chiu
March 24, 2008
Hsi Ho Chiu, 98, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hunan province, China. He is survived by wife Chin Jen; sons Peter and Simon; daughters Ellen Shen, Grace Chiu-Hwang and Der-Jen Shiah; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Victor Lu-Chi Chuan
March 27, 2008
Victor Lu-Chi Chuan, 87, of Berkeley, Calif., a retired University of California research attorney and U.S. Marine Corps officer who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paris. He is survived by daughters Johanna C. Louie and Elizabeth C. Riley; brother James; sisters Dorothy Lee, Victoria Wei and Marian and Helen Chuan; and four grandchildren. Services to be held in Berkeley pending. Donations suggested to Blood Bank of Hawaii or the Foundation for America's Blood Centers.
Jan. 25, 2008
Francisca Cortez, 58, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Henry Sr.; sons Henry Jr., Manuel, Michael and Isaac; daughters Annette Carrillo and Angela, Andrea, Alexis and Andrina Cortez; brothers Pedro and Andres Castro, and Fernando Romero; sisters Chuy and Margie Castro, and Angie and Carmen Romero; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Joseph C. Crowder
April 2, 2008
Joseph C. Crowder, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel repairman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth Farley-Crowder; daughters Carleen Gumapac, Joelyn Janicki, Jondean Cabael and Darlene Ramos; brother Bertram; sisters Elvina Alexander, Margaret Freitas and Gladys Crowder; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Julia Maldonado Cruz
April 6, 2008
Julia Maldonado Cruz, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by husband Crusito; sons Arcillo Torres Jr. and Walter and Venture Bell; daughters Susan Franko, Kathryn Mercado, Elsie Sanchez and Veda Hernandez; 32 grandchildren; 96 great-grandchildren; and 64 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Veteran's Cemetery No. 2.
Ronald William Duarte Sr.
April 7, 2008
Ronald William "Skippy" Duarte Sr., 69, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired ITT power plant supervisor at Pacific Missile Range Facility and baseball coach, died. He was born in Makawao, Kauai. He is survived by sons Ronald Jr. and Caesar, daughters Elizabeth Duarte and Pernella Beardsley, brother Donald, 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Church. Call after 2 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Hanapepe Cemetery. Casual attire.
Mary Emeline Eaton
March 29, 2008
Mary Emeline Eaton, 88, of Frankfort, Mich., and Honolulu, a retired social worker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Cheboygan, Mich. She is survived by daughters Carolyn Eaton and Susan Mundt, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Memorials may be sent to Outdoor Circle, 1314 S. King St. Suite 306, Honolulu, HI 96814.
Herbert Samuel Gabriel
April 4, 2008
Herbert Samuel "Gabby" Gabriel, 47, of Honolulu, an artist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Samantha-Lynn K., Liana-Alise K.K. and Kawehionalani K.J.; mother Juliette; brothers Edward P. and Leonard P.; and sisters Constance Solomon, Billie Gabriel and Jamie Correa. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kamehameha Schools Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.
John Garcia Jr.
April 6, 2008
John "Johnny" Garcia Jr., 69, of Pearl City, a Dole Cannery and Hirano Brothers Construction Co. carpenter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Paulette A.; son John J.; daughters Trina A. Walter and Nadine I. and Elsalee K. Aila; stepfather Charles Jenks; brothers Donald Garcia and Richard, William and Charles Jenks; sisters Faye Tousignant, Linda Seda and Marylou Doss; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at New Hope-Leeward, 94-050 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Caual attire.
April 3, 2008
Nitchaman "Nit" Gerrodette, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Queen's Medical Center respiratory technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Takbai, Thailand. She is survived by son Tien; daughter Tan-ya; brothers Sutin and Narin Khamlek, and Wicharn, Wichean and Wichit Atigkaphan; sisters Chalerm and Naraporn Atigkaphan, and Bubpa Rerttapai and Yupa Limsakun; and a grandchild. Private services.
Cheryl Anne Guyre-Allen
March 28, 2008
Cheryl Anne Guyre-Allen, 55, of Makawao, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in California. She is survived by mother Anne L. Johnson; sons Justin and Dane; daughter Leigh-Anne; brothers Steve, Charles, William and Michael Johnson; and sisters Nancy and Mary. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.
April 1, 2008
Arbi Keju, 41, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a baker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by companion Bela Peter; daughter Jelina; parents Hentui; brothers Alison, Peterson and Binnie; and sisters Hermentina Aini, Helmine Amos and Angeline Jeik. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Naalehu County Cemetery in Naalehu, Hawaii. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Thomas Kapena Keliinohomoku
April 5, 2008
Thomas Kapena "Pena" Keliinohomoku, 19, of Kailua-Kona, a landscaper, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Camille Hauanio; father Edward; brothers Kapono Oliveira and Kekoa and Rainson Galdones, Eddie Keliinohomoku and Kauiela and Isaiah Hauanio; hanai brothers Bulla and Bradley Sanders; sisters Star and Piilani Galdones, Robbie Alameida, Ashley Cooper and Bridget Robert; hanai sisters Kandra Sanders and Logan and Brook Oliveira; grandparents Helen Nakagawa, Anthony Oliveira Sr., Adeline Hauanio, Alfred Leslie Sr. and Joseph Galdones Sr.; and great-grandparent Agnes Kailiawa. Visitation: all night tomorrow at 74-601 Nuole Place at Hawaiian Homes, Kailua-Kona. Call after 5 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Ministries at Kaloko Light Industrial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire.
Khellie Rose Dela Cruz Miguel
March 15, 2008
Khellie Rose Dela Cruz Miguel, infant daughter of Edmund V. and Gladys D. Miguel of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Andrew D. Miguel and grandparents Nicomedes and Leticia Dela Cruz, and Emilio and Eugenia Miguel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 31, 2008
Shigeki "Peco" Mitsuya, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery plant inspector, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lionel; daughters Colleen Mitsuya and May Ogawa; sisters Gladys Nanamori, Leone Tomisato and Violet Yanagihara; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Tuesday.
April 1, 2008
Catherine "Gramz" Moore, 58, of Waianae died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband David W.; daughters Katharine Kahala and Mary Ann Moore; brothers Clement, Donald Sr., Philip, Steven, Alvin Sr., Teddy, Adriano, Robert and Ronald Sabagala; sisters Juana Kaawa and Lynn Lewis; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Jean Maile Mukini
April 2, 2008
Jean Maile Mukini, 73, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph Jr., daughters Irjina Kaawa and Joycelend Damasco, sister Pauahi Pulham, 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kaneohale Community Center at Hawaiian Homelands in Kailua-Kona. Call after 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Harold Hiroshi Nako
April 6, 2008
Harold Hiroshi Nako, 81, of Kahului, a Maui Land & Pineapple Co. welder, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Toshie; son Clifford; daughter Janice DeMichele; brothers Roy T., Tadashi and Yutaka; sisters Gladys Y. Nako and Amy Kigawa; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.
John Calvin Schierloh
April 2, 2008
John Calvin Schierloh, 78, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired general contractor and U.S. Army first lieutenant who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Bronxville, N.Y. He is survived by wife Velda; sons John C. and Peter J.; daughters Cindy Young, Michele Dotson and Billie Jo Eaton; brother Richard; and four grandchildren. No services.
Victoria K.M. To'omalatai
April 7, 2008
Victoria K.M. To'omalatai, infant daughter of Kahea and Siaosi To'omalatai Jr. of Kahuku, died at home. She was born in Kailua. She is also survived by brothers Chance Letoi and Chayse To'omalatai; sisters Tiara Letoi and Taliyah and Jasmine To'omalatai; and grandparents Victoria Hurlbut and Siaosi and Gagaifo To'omalatai. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. 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.