Obituaries
Saturday, November 30 and Monday, December 2, 1996


Saturday, November 30, 1996

Yeikichi “Chester” Asato, 75, of Pukalani, Maui, died Thursday at home. Born in Haiku, Maui, he is survived by wife Setsuko H.; mother Kana; son Kelly; daughters Laureen Asato and Suzanne Hirota; brothers Carl and Richard; sisters Mildred Kim, Mitsuko Kamisato, Ruth Uyechi and Nasako Hiyane; and two grandchildren. Service over his ashes: 5 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.

Wallace O. Bullard, 46, of Wahiawa, died Monday in Wahiawa. Bullard, a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rebecca N. “Honey Girl”; son Wallace K.O.; daughter Roselani Madayag; father James P.; brother Kimo Jr.; sister Margaret A.; and grandmother Kathleen Pescaia. Service: 11 a.m. Monday at the Congregational Church of Wahiawa, 49 Kuahiwi Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Joseph Campos, 57, of Kaneohe, a chauffeur for three governors and a retired airport law-enforcement officer, died Wednesday in Castle Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Martha; sons Derrick, Gayland and Dean; daughters Regina Evangelista and Jodie Bowersox; mother Daisy Abad; brothers Raymond and David; and six grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Calvin Chung, 54, of Oceanside, Calif., native of Lihue, died Sunday. Chung, a retired U.S. Marine Corps master gunnery sergeant, served during the Vietnam War. He is survived by wife Shirley; children Renee and Christopher; and brothers Edwin, Allan, Leonard and Dennis. Memorial service/inurnment with military honors: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, Columbarium Court. Aloha attire.

Benson M. Fukushima, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Y. Hata Co. truck driver supervisor, died Tuesday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Violet S.; sons Clarence and Raymond; daughters Joyce Fujii and Peggy Fukushima; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Service: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Raymond A. Jeffcott II, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired University of Hawaii, Oceanic Department, design engineer, died Nov. 22 at home. Born in Portland, Ore., he is survived by wife Kiyoko; sons Gregory, Phillip and Douglas Nakagawa; daughter Dyanne Bardi; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Alvina H. Kalanikau, 78, of Kahului, died last Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Keanae, Maui, she is survived by sons Alexander Kalanikau and Rodney Kaleo; hanai son Bernard Fujishiro; daughter Deanna Kinores; sisters Gladys Perry and Olivia Brown; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rodney Maffei, 21, of Honolulu, will be remembered in services in Roseburg, Ore. Maffei died Sunday when his motorcycle was struck head-on by a pickup truck on Diamond Head Road. Born in Roseburg, he is survived by father Anthony; stepmother Ruth Weston; mother Debbie Dunning; sister Raychel Damewood; and several grandparents. No flowers. Donations suggested to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or to the family at P.O. Box 673, Portland, Ore. 97207-0673.

Fred J. Medeiros Jr., 69, of Stockton, Calif., native of Honolulu, died Nov. 6 in Stockton, Calif. He is survived by wife Lucille; children Richard and Brian Medeiros, and Lisa Ward; sister Edith Silva; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held.

Albert K. “Jr.” Moepono, 34, of Honolulu, a surfer for Hui O He‘e Nalu, died Tuesday in Queen’s Hospital. Moepono surfed for Gotcha, Bronze Age, and Town and Country Surf Boards. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by companion Nalani Oandasan; daughter Natasha; sons Justin and Joshua; mother Violet A.; father Albert K.; brothers Aliot, Alika and Alan; half brothers Darius Mau and Joey Moepono; and sisters Candy Peralta and Misty Moepono. Memorial service: 9 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Velzyland on the North Shore. Private scattering of ashes later.

Grace B. Paty, 101, of Honolulu died Wednesday. Born in Oakland, Calif., she is survived by son William; daughter Jeanne; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Central Union Church, Waialua United Church of Christ, American Red Cross or charity.

Pedro A. Repolio, 69, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter, died Monday in the Aloha Health Care Center. Repolio, a World War II veteran, was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Peter Canape, and Gilbert A., Paul D., Bennett, Brady, Bradley and Bond “Buddy” Repolio; daughters Bridget Litteer and Beryl Repolio; sister Helen Rubio; and 11 grandchildren. Service: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Barbara M. Roig, 58, of Honolulu, died Thursday in Honolulu. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., she is survived by daughters Suzanne R. Gordon and Joyce Taylor; brothers Bruce, Brian and Richard Amdur; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside service: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kuakini Hospital Foundation.

William C. “Willie” Sardinha, 66, of Kahului, a Hawaii Commercial and Sugar Co. heavy-equipment operator, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Beatrice; sons William Jr., Michael and Jerome; daughters Virginia Delapinia, Corinna Cadiz and Denise Sardinha; brothers Joseph and John; sisters Catherine Vigna, Emilia Bush, Helen Santos and Mary Joaquin; 10 grandchildren; a great- grandchild; and three hanai grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hitoshi Tamanaha, 64, of Kahului, died last Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by wife Gladys; sons Ronald M., Wayne C. and Michael J.; daughter Kay M. Wilson; brother Harold T.; sister Sister Ann Marie; and four grandchildren. Services held.

Takeo Toma, 92, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died Nov. 17 in Maluhia Hospital. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by sons Robert T., David S., Donald M. and James T.; daughters Edith K. Koomoa and Betty Y. Suenishi; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Maumausolo Uiagalelei, 82, of Waipahu, died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in American Samoa, he is survived by wife Lafo M.; daughters Siatuloi Chapman and Faauma Vito; sons Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei, Toiva Uiagalelei, Aloalo Maumausolo, Paulo Uiagalelei and David Maumausolo; 23 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kiyoshi Yamaguchi, 90, of Hilo, a retired carpenter, died Nov. 22 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, he is survived by son Ray; daughters Mae Nakayama, Bessie Matsubara, Jane Shimabukuro and Irma Ikawa; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services held.


Monday, December 2, 1996

James M. Lazarte, 37, of Waipahu, an HMSA employee and member of Touch of Brass Musicians Quartet, died Nov. 25 at his home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Cypress, sister Jeane L. King and brother Jerry M. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Rinsei Shimabukuro, 96, of Honolulu, a retired groundskeeper at University of Hawaii,died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by sons Yoshiwo, Hideo, Masao and Edward Y.; daughters Kimiye Oshiro, Tsuruko Shimabukuro, Kameko Muramoto and Fusae Shimabukuro; sister Ushi Azama, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Pomaikailani Marshall, 17, of Kailua, a Roosevelt High School senior who was on the track team, died Nov. 25 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by mother Pomaikailani “Hala” Bishaw; father Edward M. Marshall; brothers Eddie, Kaimana and Ezekiel; sisters Healani Sharde; maternal grandmother Hazel Bishaw; paternal grandfather George W. Marshall, and great-grandmother Ione Matthew Bishaw. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Ashes will be scattered at 11 a.m. Friday across from Sea Life Park. Aloha attire.




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