Obituaries

Tuesday, August 11, 1998


Bullet Makoto “Mac” Beppu, 82, of Honolulu, a retired finishing carpenter, died Aug. 3 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Enid Garis and Cheryl Silva; brother Herbert H.; sisters Nancy C. Daffron and Clara Bagan, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Clarence Carvalho, 77, of Kailua, died Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clarence Jr.; sister Beatrice Silva, and a grandchild. Services: noon tomorrow at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Robert A.H. Chang, 69, of Waipahu died July 24 in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Rodney; daughters Winifred Watanabe and Delphine Teruya; brothers Francis and Fred, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Peter Elaban, 71, of Kihei, Maui, is survived by daughters Joycelyn “Ilima” Unciano, Charlene “Chubby” Greene, Iris Warsonic, Terrilyn “Terry” Elaban, Penny “Renee” North and Avanell “Moana” Hamilton; brothers Joseph and Clarence; and sister Dolores Baniaga. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. The additional information for an obituary published Thursday was provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Margaret F. Fay, 88, of Honolulu, a philanthropist, died Sunday in Hale Nani Health Center. She was born in Marysville, Kan. She is survived by daughter Constance; son William; brother Frank Schmidt, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Leonard R. Fioroni, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired tool maker, died July 28. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by daughter Susan Karlsen and sons Leonard R., John J., Stanley and Anthony. Private services.

Bullet Yukiko Fujiwara, 75, of Honolulu died Aug. 3 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masaru; sons Jerry K. and Bert H.; daughter Cindy N.F. Terao; sisters Mitsue and Jean Yanagihara, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet George T. Higuchi, 84, of Honolulu, a retired city traffic line foreman, died Wednesday. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Dennis, Glenn, Alan and Dr. Carl, and nine grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Clarence S. Honda, 92, of Honokaa and formerly of Paauhau and Kalopa, Hawaii, a retired bookkeeper for the former Paauhau Sugar Plantation and Paauhau Credit Union, died Saturday at home. He was born in Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Akino; sons Myles, Edward, Harvey and Milton; sister Hideko Nakashima, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at Paauhau Jodo Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Satoshi R. Kanada, 72, of Kahului, Maui, a retired sales supervisor at Love's Bakery, died Aug. 3 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Tommy T. and Sammy M., and sisters Elanne N. Miyagawa, Janet I. Tomita and Dorothy Y. Komoda. Private services.

Bullet Do Won Kang, 69, of Honolulu died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Bong Shik; son Hee Suk; daughters Sheri and Sun Hee Kang and Myong Kim; brothers Dal Won and Lai Won Kwon; sister Won Kwong, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Private burial.

Bullet Agnes L. Keliikipi, of Waimanalo died July 31 in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Patricia Misi, Sharlette K. and Candace Manewa; son Patrick E.; brothers Joseph, John and Robert Liftee, 16 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet John G. Lino, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired branch chief of general excise tax, state Tax Department, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn; daughter Catherine; sons John, Michael and Timothy, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: noon Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Kaneohe. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Clara F. Mahoe, 78, of Honolulu, a retired waitress and cashier for the Spencecliff Corp., died Aug. 3 in Castle Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert Jr. and Louis; daughter Clara Motta; brothers Tadashi and Masato Takashige; sister Ayako Matsunami, 11 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Leon Shu Wah “Biggy” Mar, 70, of Kalihi, a retired Gyro mechanic at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Thursday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret; daughter Sharlene Wong; son Darin; brothers Henry, Harry and Arthur; sisters Rachel Ching and Sarah “Dorothy” Toledo, and a grandson. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward. Call from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Manuel R. Mariano, 73, of Honolulu died July 30. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by wife Manuela; son Benjamin B.; daughter Gabriela; sisters Anastacia Arellano and Rose Balon, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Church, Queen Emma Square. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Cleutus J. Miller, 81, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired vice president of Hartford Insurance Co., died Saturday at home. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. He is survived by son Jerry; daughter Mary-Lynne Balczon, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Church in Makawao. Call after 5 p.m. Services over the ashes: Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Jack T. Nishimura, 94, of Honolulu, a retired painter, died July 24 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshino; son Walter Y.; daughters Martha T. Chang and June F. Ogata; brother James; half- brother Haru Karasaki, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Michie Ohisa, 80, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress for Island Slippers Factory, died July 31 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard and grandsons Kyle and Ryan. Private services.

Bullet Richard H. Okada, 77, of Honolulu, a retired president of U. Okada and Co., died Thursday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carrie S.; son Lon K.; daughter Lynne N. Shimoda; brothers Fred M., Harry H. and Saneo; sisters Mary T. Fujitani, Betty S. Nakagawa and Agnes A. Kaji, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Miles K. Onishi, 52, of Honolulu, owner and proprietor of Miles Onishi and Associates Inc., died Wednesday at home. He was also a mechanical engineer for the city Board of Appeals. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Inez Kehaulani; sons Eric M. and Tyson R.; daughter Megan K.P.; stepson Robert T. Covington; stepdaughter Joell K. Covington; mother Mae M.; brother Alan, and sister Joy Soma. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Bullet Ernest B.L. Pang, 86, of Honolulu, a retired supply officer at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, died July 23 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Everett and Earle; daughters Ernelle Leong and Ellarene Sue, and eight grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Call after 2 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Betty Lou B. Rapoza, 64, of Hilo died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Benjamin; sons Richard and Benny Lee; brothers Albert, Dennis and Pat Pavao, and seven grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Bullet Marie M.O. Souza, 83, of Honolulu died Saturday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vernon and Rodney; daughters Melvia Blachford and Kahala Motoyama; brothers Willard Opunui and Wallace and Robert Tirrell; sisters Gladys Rodenhurst and Violet Awana, 13 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church in Manoa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Entombment: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Phillip W. Stephens, 69, of Lahaina, Maui, died July 19 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Phillip W. Jr.; daughter Kathryn Ralar; brother Robert, and four grandchildren. Services held.

Bullet Gail M. Tashima, 52, of Pearl City, a District Court supervisor, died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Florence; brothers Thomas and Dennis, and sister Jean Shiraishi. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Christina H. Tatje, 18, of Eustis, Fla., died July 31. She was born in Lake City, Fla. She is survived by parents David and Mona; grandmothers Virginia Tatje and Marion Shimaoka, and sister Clarke. Services on the mainland. Burial: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Suelo G. Ulep, 96, of Honolulu died July 29. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eleuteria; daughter Viola Butay; brothers Bartolome and Pedro; sisters Alika and Esmenia, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet James M. Yoneda, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired carpenter at Schofield Barracks, died last Tuesday. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Roy, Dennis, Lester and Calvin; brothers Yoshio and Tsuneichi; sisters Betty Watanabe and Gladys Iinuma, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were private.



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