Obituaries

Wednesday, October 15, 1997


Felix “Johnny” Aseret, 90, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. truck driver, died Friday at home. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by sisters-in-law Angles and Violet Aceret. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. at Garden Island Mortuary.

John O. Chun, 80, of Honolulu, a retired chemist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Sept. 25 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Susan; son Richard; and brothers James, Edwin, Theodore, Wallace and Walter. Private services.

George D.R. Cypriano, 84, of Hilo, a retired truck driver, died Sunday at home. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Lucy V.; son Jeffrey; daughter Royleen Harrison; brothers Louie, Eugene, Freddie and Joseph; sisters Katherine Braga and Roseline De Rego; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Memorial Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kenichi “Blackie” Fukuhara Jr., 80, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Holmes Narver carpenter, died Sunday at home. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by daughters April Dela Cruz; Pauline Maness, Paulette Parker and Debra Ebisu; son Nelson; sister Chiyoni Watanabe; brothers Kenye, Kenneth and Hideyasu; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Waimea Baptist Church. Call after 3 p.m.

Alejo N. Honorato, 73, of Lihue, a Westin Hotel employee, died Friday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by sons Abraham, Narciso, Alberto, Casimero, Vincente and Nestor; daughters Corazon Manago, Virginia Honorato and Cresencia Lim; sisters Juanita Aspa and Erlinda Regis; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kapaia. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: St. Catherines Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Israel M. Kalua, 49, of Everett, Wash., a Pearl Harbor Naval Base painter, died Monday in Ewa Beach. Born in Kaneohe, he is survived by former wife Carole Ameral; sons Ikelaela and Ezekiela; daughter Mahealani; sisters Winona Kay, Mona Estevez, Valerie Kalua, Thelma Seeto-Mook and Faith Ka‘iama; and brothers Lazarius, Jonathan and Chauncey. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Florentina T. Magbual, 73, of Ewa Beach, died Sept. 26 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she is survived by sons Jose, Jimmy, Gilbert and Danny; daughters Irene Inis, Fely Inofinada, Vicki Inis, Flory Fermin, and Liza Oasay; brothers Rosario and Valentin Tabuyo; sister Paula Tabuyo; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Wake service: 7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church (91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa). Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Casual attire.

Harry D. Mc Cann, 70, of Honolulu, a retired construction engineer, died Oct. 5 in New York. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Steve Berkoff; partner Wilma; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

Joseph McGrew, 59, of Honolulu, who died Thursday in Straub Hospital, will be remembered in services Thursday and Friday. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8:45 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information published Tuesday was provided by the mortuary.

Pedro V. Napoto, 91, of Honolulu, died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospi tal. Born in Eastern Samar, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Gregorio, Geronimo and Antonio; daughters Clara Daiz, Josefa Napoto and Fe Nakamura; 38 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, Mililani. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Tsuguo “Choppy” Nishino, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Larry’s Waiau Bakery helper, died Friday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Onomea, Hawaii, he is survived by his wife Ayano; sons Richard Y., Rodney T. and Roy N.; daughter Jean T. Yoshimura; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m.

Bienvenida A. Pagaragan, 65, of Waipahu, died Sept. 30 in St. Francis. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Andres P.; sons Elmer A., Melvin A. and Emerson A.; daughter Linette P. Cabato; mother Eufrocina Albano; sisters Natividad Prudencio and Helen Albano; and 15 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St., Waipahu. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rufina U. “Pina” Rivera, 48, of Aiea, a housekeeper, died last Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by mother Cecilia U.; brothers Jose and Antonio; and sisters Belen R. Nebres, Flora Laitan and Lolita Sison. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Call after 5 p.m. Call again after 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Casual attire.

Edith S.Y. Tehero, 75, of Honolulu, died Thursday in Straub Hospital. She is survived by husband William; daughters Beverly Espiritu and Sandy Izumi; brothers Charles, William and Henry Tong; sisters May Kam-Young and Josephine Mohammed; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.

Arrin B.K. Tolentino, 26, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 5. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by father Atancio “Tino”; brothers Arthur B., Alden M. and Ainsley K.J.; sisters Annette C. Shimizu and Allison M. San Nicolas; grandparents Domingo and Alvina Badong; and grandmother Precella A. Noldado. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow. Casual attire.

Kikuye Toyama, 75, of Pearl City, a Toyama Auto Top Shop retiree, died Oct. 5 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by her husband Kenji; sons Gordon, Daniel, David and Wesley; daughter Charlene; brother Takeo Sakami; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 5:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Richard S. Wakuzawa, 74, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Moana Builders, died Oct. 6 at home. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Clara; sons Lawson and Wesley; daughters Portia and Susan Akamine; brothers Louis, Reuben, Raymond and Hubert; sisters Florence Kaminaka and Grace Shimogawa; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.

Eleanor C. Wong, 89, of Kaneohe died Friday in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She is survived by sons Gordon, Gilbert, Reginald, Roland and Clifford; brother Gabriel Chang; sisters Margaret Ching, Hazel Goo, Violet Lum and Harriet Sparks; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.




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