Obituaries
Friday, October 25, 1996


Alice S. Cepeda, 67, of Waipahu died Oct. 17 in St. Francis Hospital. She is survived by children Consolation S. Gallano, Andrew Popa, Louise Martinez, Jeffrey Popa, Suzanne Hirakawa and Allan Cepeda; brother Milton Sarahina; sisters Conrada Mier, Teofia "Rose" Tanjian, Marcelina "Mary" Medeiros and Doris Awana; 22 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bernice M.C.A. Chun, also known as Bernice Mew Chut Au Chun, is survived by 13 grandchildren. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Dunstan will be remembered in a 2:30 p.m. service Jan. 13 at Central Union Church in Honolulu. Incorrect information for an obituary published Oct. 12 was provided.

Francis H. "Squeaky" Hamasaki III, 40, of Waianae, a stock car driver for Hawaii Raceway Park, died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He is survived by wife Christine; sons Efrem, Eric, Andy and Francis IV; daughters Cristin, Twila, Sarina, Mona-Lisa, Daven and Tammy; parents Francis Jr. and Myrna; sisters Luisa, Gail, Cheryl-Ann and Sweetie; brothers Myron, Cy, Felise and Michael; and three grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road. Call after 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: noon Nov. 3 at the Waianae Boat Harbor. Aloha attire.

Hazel J. Hartwell, also known as Hazel Anahu, Hazel Guerrero and Hazel Hollinger, 92, of Honolulu died Monday. Hartwell, an actress and former flower shop owner, is survived by daughters Dawn Fernandez, Sunny Lee, Kuuipo Pesi and Hina Almeida; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gladys C. Lee, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard administrator, died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. She is survived by husband Clifford Y.F.; son Stephen B.K.; daughter Shirley L. Matthew; sister Dr. Alma C. Corn; brother William A. Ching; and two grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial.

Jose "Hinano" Mercado, 48, of Kaneohe, a State Hospital paramedic assistant, died Saturday in Castle Hospital. He is survived by parents Jose B. and Eliza S.; brothers Sidney L. and Robin K.; and sister Yolanda P. Willing. Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Martha K. Niau, 47, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Wednesday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. She is survived by husband Sonny A.; children Yolanda Cabral, and Shane, Robin, Melody and Francine Niau; mother Martha Kanahele; sister Rebecca; brothers Ambrose and Richard Kanahele; and five grandchildren. Service: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Garden Island Mortuary.

Fukiko U. Odanaka, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired social worker, died Oct. 16 in Castle Hospital. She is survived by husband Fred; sons Erick and Michael; daughter Susan Osada; brothers Drs. Mahito and Hideo, and Toshio; sister Miyiko Yokoyama; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Charles Ortiz, 82, of Waianae, a retired bookkeeper, died Oct. 16 in Kaiser Hospital. He is survived by sons Joseph D. and Kenneth R.; daughter Charlotte Ann Makolo; brothers Joseph Ortiz and George Rodriguez; sisters Margaret and Rose Santiago, Victoria Rios and Alice Dukes; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Herbert H. Prim Messer, 64, of Kaunakakai died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. He is survived by sisters Irene K. Rushing, Hoakalei Kamauu and Fern Pule; and brothers William Messer and Melvin Prim. Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Sharlan T.L. Quon, 80, of Honolulu, a U.S. Navy, Public Works Center, retiree, died Wednesday. He is survived by wife Theresa K.L.; son Sharlan K.F.; daughters Janice Simon and Carolyn M. Ardo; brother Eugene; sisters Edna Hicks, Helen London and Rozaline Moffett; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 714 N. School St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Josefa D. Romena, 82, of Makawao, Maui, died Tuesday in Kula Hospital. She is survived by sons Cleming, Santos, George and William; daughters Anita Salgado and Jackie Balberdi; sister Antonia Cajigal; 19 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Service: 9 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.

Lilyan H. Sakane, 62, of Kahului died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She is survived by husband Takeshi; mother Miyuki Tokunaga; daughter Debra K. Alboro; sisters Dorothy Murakami and Thelma Hisashima; and a grandchild. Service over her ashes: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

C. Eric Sears, 51, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Community College history and American studies professor, died Wednesday. He is survived by son Aaron; daughter Lori Martinez; and brother Fred. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers.

John F. Sheehan, 76, of Makiki, a computer consultant for the Software Doctor, died last Friday. He is survived by wife Zona A.; children John Jr. and Michael Sheehan, and Mickey Johnson; brothers Robert and Richard; and four grandchildren. Memorial services pending.

Eva J. Tavares, 67, of Honolulu, a retired pantry worker for the Arcadia Retirement Residence, died Saturday in Kaiser Hospital. She is survived by daughters Charlotte Yamauchi and Eva G. Ostrander; sister Venus M. Wernsing; and six grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.

Joan M. Timmons, 72, of Hawaii died Tuesday at home. Timmons was a member of the First Aid Nurses Yeomanry during World War II. She is survived by children Deborah L., James G., Janice R. and Dianne E.; brothers Douglas and Norman Hutchins; sister Ruth Harvey; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial service: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Windward United Church of Christ. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Kidney Foundation.

Audrey L. Tom, 69, of Aiea died Tuesday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She is survived by husband Joseph K.H.; sons Michael W.M. and Paul W.Y.; daughters Jolynn T. Kapeliela, Patricia T. Jones and Lois T. Tom; brothers Kingston and Marvin Chun; and three grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Noboru Yamanaka, 85, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed contractor, died Oct. 14 in Kuakini Hospital. He is survived by wife Eleanor T.; sons Glenn T. and Dennis N.; daughter Marilyn G. Locke; brothers Isamu, Toru, Kanami, Takashi, Hachiro and Jiro; sisters Kieko Fuse, Chieko Kidani and Toshiko Yamanaka; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Yasue Yamashiroya, 89, of Honolulu died last Friday in Kuakini Hospital. She is survived by sons Herbert M., Roy H., Victor Y., Tracy A., Jerry H. and Stanley T.; daughters Jennie Y. Fujimoto, Gladys H. Naito and Helen J. Sugimoto; brothers Hiroshi, Kiyoshi and Tomio Yonemori; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Shige Yoneshige is also survived by daughters Momoye Kurahashi and Chieko Ota. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.




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