Adelle Andres Cash
June 9, 2008
Adelle Andres Cash, 84, of Honolulu, a retired St. Francis Medical Center-East communication center supervisor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles K. III; daughters Ginger M.G. Fernandez and Lisa M.A. Cash-Amimoto; brothers Edward Moloy and Moses C. Andres; sisters Loreita A. Nakano, Agnes P. Lee, Christaball M. Campos and Margaret A. Dieterich; and three grandchildren. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Howard A.H. Ching
June 11, 2008
Howard A.H. Ching, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor and Naval Ammunition Depot Lualualei employee and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Howard Jr., daughters Brenda Ching and Lynn Yap, brother Gilbert Ching and sisters Hilma Chang and Henrietta Kam. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Estelita Elizabeth de Jesus
May 21, 2008
Estelita Elizabeth "Liz" de Jesus, 70, of Hilo, a retired Clinical Laboratories employee, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jeffrey and Jeremy Ganzagan, daughters Lisa Takata and Janel de Jesus, brother Gilbert Quitoriano, sister Shirlene Rayoan, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
June 8, 2008
Lee Fields, 81, of Kaneohe, a former loan officer, died. He was born in Lebanon, Pa. He is survived by wife Louise K., son Lee Jr., daughters Louise E. Prestidge and Linda L. Fields, brothers Albert and Vincent, sister Gladys and four grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kaneohe Stake Center. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
June 6, 2008
Yasoji Fujiwara, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply mechanic, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Francis and sister Tsuruyo Yoshimoto. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Peggy Yoshie Hale
May 21, 2008
Peggy Yoshie Hale, 83, of Ewa Beach died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Carol Ann S. Hashimoto, Noreen N. Damo, Iris Y. Siruno and Lanette E. Kalani; brother Harry Imamura; sisters Janet Hayashi, Doris Harris and Lily Imamura; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park, east chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.
Geraldine C. Heinlein
June 9, 2008
Geraldine C. Heinlein, 69, of Hilo, formerly of Pennsylvania and Michigan, a retired registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Alpena, Mich. She is survived by husband Ronald L., daughters Jerilynn Enders and Keriann Harkness, brother Jerome Slominski, sisters Sandi Goebel and Terri Slominski, and nine grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Puna Baptist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Elizabeth Eklund Johnston
June 9, 2008
Elizabeth Eklund "Betty" Johnston, 83, of Piihonua, Hilo, a Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Hilo Naval Air Station base commander private secretary during World War II, died at home. She was born in Piihonua. She is survived by husband Kenneth "Bones," son Kiko Johnston-Kitazawa, stepsons Mark "Moki" Johnston and David "Kawika" DiRito, daughter Jody Fergerstrom, sister Barbara Jane "BJ" Sackett and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.
Kayden Keona Labra-Balbirona
June 3, 2008
Kayden Keona Labra-Balbirona, infant son of Kalvin L. Balbirona and Shantini T.L. Labra of Haleiwa, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Ricky, sister Kiana and grandparents Rodney and Valerie Balbirona and Claire Labra. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire.
Patrick A. Lederer Jr.
June 11, 2008
Patrick A. Lederer Jr., 64, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 38 machinist, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Patrick III and Leighton; daughter Shonna Eury; former wife Annette; mother Beatrice; brother Peter; sisters Sandra Amorine, Patricia Ichimura and Stacy Yost; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
Frederick Kawela Lorenzo
May 24, 2008
Frederick Kawela Lorenzo, 30, of Haleiwa, a Mantech computer technician, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Freddy Jr. and Paka; mother of children Maile Vega; mother Lorna; brother Vincent; sisters Linnea, April and Luana Lorenzo, and Anna Petschow; and hanai children Matthew, Alexa, Tatianna and Keoua. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
June 7, 2008
Kiyomi "Kay" Nakanishi, 93, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Volcano House employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Richard H., brother Albert Nakano, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Ruth Isuyo Nomura
May 22, 2008
Ruth Isuyo Nomura, 102, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education teacher and Women's Army Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Avalon Care Center in Honolulu. She was born in Moloaa, Kauai. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.
May 23, 2008
Francisco Pantohan, also known as "Pake" and "Frank," 77, of Pearl City, an Ameron Precast independent truck driver, Skydive Hawaii owner and Sound Quest owner and disc jockey, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by sons Authur, Kalani and Palani; daughters Elizabeth Mattos, Yolande Libre, Francesca Pantohan and Debra Reese; brothers Victor and Kibul; sister Rose Bardenas; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Call after 5:30 p.m.
Elaine Yoshiko Tani
June 6, 2008
Elaine Yoshiko Tani, 90, of Kaaawa, Hawaii, a homemaker and self-employed vegetable farmer, died in Kailua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Richard, sons Leslie and Clifford, daughter Lorraine, brother Ken Yamamoto, sister June Kanda, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
David Masami Toyama
June 4, 2008
David Masami Toyama, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Carnation Co. truck driver and U.S. Army corporal, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kimiye; sons Dwight, Malcolm and Aaron; daughter Karen Goya; brother Mack; sister Jane Higa; and six grandchildren. Private services.
Thomas Takayuki Yoshimura
May 31, 2008
Thomas Takayuki Yoshimura, 87, of Honolulu, a retired city Urban Renewal Development administrator and U.S. Army translator and interpreter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eric T.; daughter Lisa Gose; sisters Doris Uchida, Gladys Murakami and Betsy Noda; and two grandchildren. Private 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.