Gilbert Frank Ammons
April 22, 2008
Gilbert Frank Ammons, 77, of Kapolei died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dana, daughter Darlene Lee, sister Lillian Ako, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 4:30 p.m.
Louise Deborah Berman
April 26, 2008
Louise Deborah Berman, 95, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired former Grammaton National Bank manager, died at home. She was born in Yonkers, N.Y. She is survived by two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hospice of Hilo. Casual attire.
John Zenshin Chinen
April 12, 2008
John Zenshin Chinen, 92, of Vallejo, Calif., a farmer, carpenter, former Lori's Coffee Shop owner and partner in Kailua Central Service Station, died in Vallejo. He was born in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by sons Melvin and Ronald, daughters Irene White and Cynthia Roberts, sister Patsy Kawakami, nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Jae Young Chon
May 4, 2008
Jae Young Chon, 90, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Hae Sun Choe; sons Dong W., Tae W. and Kevin W.; daughters Chang W. Pierson and Young W. Onishi; and nine grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Pius the X Catholic Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Honolulu. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples.
Ella Kam Siu Chong
May 4, 2008
Ella Kam Siu Chong, 92, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in China. She is survived by brother Clifford. Services: 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Toy Garland Grice Jr.
May 1, 2008
Toy Garland Grice Jr., 79, of Aiea, a chief benefits counselor for the Hawaii Region of the Veterans Administration, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Little Rock, Ark. He is survived by daughter Tina, brother Charlie "Doc" and sisters Ruby Massingale and Verla Davis. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.
Losaline Tonga Halaliku
May 2, 2008
Losaline Tonga "Siu" Halaliku, 79, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Tevita; sons Penisimani, Siaosi, Alipate "Kiko" and Sitiveni M.; daughters Meliame H. Langi and Vika P. Kata; brothers Samiuela, Siale, Pautolo, Vaikoula, Sioeli and Semisi Hafoka; sisters Sesilia Ofiu and Mele T. Pulu; 31 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-11 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kihei Ward. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
David Piikoi Harbottle Sr.
April 25, 2008
David Piikoi "Colonel" Harbottle Sr., 84, of Kaneohe, a retired state electrician and Consolidated Amusement Kailua Drive In, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Kelly"; sons Piikoi Jr. and Lima; daughters Queenie Loo, Davanette Cabinatan and Joyce Harbottle; hanai children Janice, Sharleen and Duke; brother Roger Crowell; 12 grandchildren; two hanai grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one hanai great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Makiki Community Church, 1666 Mott-Smith Drive. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alexander Arnold Hussey
April 15, 2008
Alexander Arnold Hussey, 66, of Honolulu, a seaman and deckhand for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Washington State Ferries, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Frank, Kealii, Adrian "AJ," Alika and Kainoa Hussey, Charlie H. Vant Jr. and Kaipo Matsumoto-Hussey; daughters Mary and Nalani; brother Wesley; sisters Diana Ysabel, Lawa'e H. Len, Nona H. Fuller and Katherine Book; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward, 1931 Lusitana St. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Photos welcome. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Jean Toshie Ishii
April 15, 2008
Jean Toshie Ishii, 84, of Mililani, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital registered nurse, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Darryl; daughter Gayle Buckwalter; sisters Florence Iwata, Gracine Nakamoto and Violet Tomoyasu; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July Harriet Jeremiah
March 23, 2008
July Harriet Jeremiah, 86, of Nanakuli, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Louis Kaauwai; sons Daniel and Arthur Jeremiah, Lono J. Koholua Jr. and Hubert Park; daughters Auderinne Kamanu, Frances Perry, Henrietta K. Jeremiah, Louise Rodgers and Ursula Robles; brother James Wong; sisters Carolyn S. Tomiyama, Esther Kam and Thelma Courtney; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.
Mariko Katayose Jones
April 15, 2008
Mariko Katayose Jones, 57, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an interpreter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Fukushima, Japan. She is survived by sons Isaac K.K. Frazer and Kenji A. Jones, daughters Lisa "Pua" Frazer and Felicia Frazer-Harms, mother Shizue Pascua, brothers Gary and Paul Pascua, and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. May 17 at Leilani Estates Longhouse on the Big Island. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 23, 2008
Starr Mailo-McCloud, 13, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Marvin and Lesili McCloud; brothers Luke, Lincoln and Leonard Tauala, LeRoy McCloud and Jonah Mailo; and sisters Mariah McCloud and Tuavaa Collins. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Baptist Church. Call after 9 a.m.
Peter Gam Daimcio Manuel
April 15, 2008
Peter Gam Daimcio Manuel, also known as Peter Gaudaincio Manuel, 62, of Waianae, a businessman and Alohalani Beauty Salon hairdresser, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by caregiver/niece Leonora Tua; brothers Carlos M., Lombard, Larry, Daniel and Lambert; and sister Iwalani Kadowski. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information given in an obituary yesterday.
Rita Leilani Ravara Morita
April 28, 2008
Rita Leilani Ravara Morita, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired McInerny's sales consultant and former Kalei's Lei and Flowers owner, died. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Alfred, daughters Gloria "Kaui" "Lona" Mendoza and Monica "Kuulei" Shook, brother Leonard Quemuel, sisters Rachael Neely and Marilyn Caris, 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
April 23, 2008
Mitsue Murakami, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy and Carl, daughter Shirley, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church on Salt Lake Boulevard. Call after 9 a.m.
Diane Mackowski Peter
May 5, 2008
Diane Mackowski Peter, 60, of Honolulu, a Cronin Fried Sekiya Kekina & Fairbanks legal assistant, died. She was born in Newark, N.J. She is survived by sister Elaine F. Mackowski. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine's Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. No flowers.
David Wayne Piche
April 21, 2008
David Wayne Piche, 47, of Hono- lulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers William, George and Robert; sister Mary Cummings; and companion Rosalyn Leon-Guerrero. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Patrick Hennessy Richardson
April 28, 2008
Patrick Hennessy Richardson, 81, of Sunset Beach, a retired Hawaiian Cement Co. superintendent and U.S. Army Air Forces veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen-Edythe "Pinky"; sons George Noai, Patrick Kaiponohea, Neil Maunakea and Hugh "Hoomana"; daughter Ninia Aldrich; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
April 24, 2008
Kiyoko Sato, 91, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Inn employee, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Stanley, David, Edward, Kenneth and Harold; daughter Betty Sato-Tanouye; brothers Osamu and Takeshi Kitamura; sister Clare Sodetani; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 14, 2008
Moelilia Soa, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Sili Manua, American Samoa. She is survived by husband the Rev. Matautu "Unapo"; children Maselusi, Alesi, Mautu, and Viliamu Soa, Poulima, Maloafua and Ioane Lepisi and Moelilia Soa-Vasega; siblings Poulima Aleaga and Naiuli, Maave, Samuelu and Rev. Peniamina Lepisi and Tulaga Levitt; 34 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services: 10:30 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.
Marcelino Cabasug Sumibcay
April 17, 2008
Marcelino Cabasug Sumibcay, 74, of Honolulu, retired Arcadia Retirement Residence house man, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Clarita S.; sons Eduardo and Roger Sumibcay, and Joseph Sabugo; daughter Julita Cabucana; brother Luncio; sisters Lourdes Naval and Dominga Sumibcay; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information given in an obituary Monday.
Gerald Lee Swenson
April 30, 2008
Gerald Lee Swenson, 74, of Honolulu, a retired film studio security guard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Greenbrush, Minn. He is survived by daughter Janet M. and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
Francisco Gimodo Tobalado
April 29, 2008
Francisco Gimodo "Frank" Tobalado, 88, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Painting Co. painter, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosaline; sons Charles and Melvin; daughters Linda Acoba, Audrey Milar, Carmen Karr; sisters Doris Panzo, Ermina Davis, Mary Rogers and Connie Koapuiki; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Robert Susumu Torigoe
April 30, 2008
Robert Susumu Torigoe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Paren Inc. surveyor doing business as Park Engineering and U.S. Army veteran who served in Company G, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty T., son Noel, daughters Cynthia Takara and Jamie Mitte, brother Albert, sisters Florence Nishioka and Elaine Torigoe, and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 26, 2008
Richard Torres, 75, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor welder and U.S. Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Nathan, daughter Adela Villarosa, brothers Santiago and Tito Orbase, and five grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Gloria Masue Uyeda
May 2, 2008
Gloria Masue Uyeda, 77, of Hilo, a Naris Cosmetics of Hawaii sales representative, Jack's Tours guide and former KIPA Japanese language radio announcer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons Elmer and Kenneth, daughters Caroline Guerrero and Violet Lee Hiyane, sisters Akiko Ebisui and Kazuko Yakura, and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Florida Agustin Ventura
April 29, 2008
Florida Agustin "Floring" Ventura, 74, of Ewa Beach, a retired Sheraton-Waikiki housekeeper, died in Aiea. She was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Benjamin "Ben"; daughter Ida Ventura-Morales; brothers Rodolfo "Olpo," Marcelino "Mario" and Joseph "Boy"; sisters Leonila "Leoning" Bagasol, Rosa B. "Rose" Sacayanan, Paciencia "Paz" Rosal and Luzviminda "Minda" "Dolores" Domingo; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Edla Kalu Wilson Sr.
April 19, 2008
Edla Kalu Wilson Sr., also known as "Willie" and "Eddie Boy," 73, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Territorial Construction truck driver and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hannah Mahi-Wilson; sons Thomas, Herbert, Elda Jr. and Curtis Wilson, and Chico McNeal; hanai sons John De Motto, Derrell Nakamoto and Jimmy Brede; daughters Francine Rosa, Ellen Richards, Michelle Molina, Laura Arrighi, Joan Bright, Dora Nihoa, Leianna Keaweehu, Tirza Otani and Treva Alvis, and Geraldine and Pomai Mahi; brother Thomas; sisters Johannah Kaai and Elva Perreira; 61 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at South Kona Assembly of God Church in Honaunau, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Luncheon and fellowship to follow at Queen Liliuokalani Pavilion, Liliuokalani Subdivision, Kailua-Kona.
April 27, 2008
Toshimi Yamashita, 54, of Honolulu, a St. Patrick's School A+ afterschool attendant, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by daughter Chantal James, parents Mitsuo and Toshiko, brothers Mitsutoshi and Toshinori, and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Cemetery.
Young Tong Yu
May 4, 2008
Young Tong Yu, 88, of Honolulu, a restaurant worker, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Pilsoon Kim, sons Han Su and Hyon Su Yu, daughters Pamela Yu and Miwha Lee, and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe. 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.