Jack Abramson, of Honolulu, formerly of Boston, chief steward of the Lurline, Matsonia, Mariposa and Monterey, died Aug. 2. Born in Savannah, Ga., he is survived by wife Dolores, son John and sister Helen Davis. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Maritime Center, Pier 7, Honolulu Harbor, Honolulu HI 96813.
William Jay-Ar Agonoy Jr., 5, of Honolulu died Friday in Kapiolani Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents William and Carmen, brother Angelo Joseph, and grandmothers Dionecia Agonoy and Filomena Resurreccion. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Barbara G. Burbank, 79, of Honolulu, a Realtor, died April 10. Born in Louisville, Ky., she is survived by hanai family Kenyon and Penelope Cardoza and Donnez and Addie Hunter. No services. Donations suggested to Parents and Children Together, 1475 Linapuni St., Suite 117-A, Honolulu 96819.
John W. Crouch, 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired master sergeant with the U.S. Army, died Aug. 1 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor. Born in Schoolfield, Va., he is survived by wife Helen; sons John Jr., Jonathan and James; daughters Candace Candy Kelsey, Janie Lundy, Catherine Crouch and Florence Kim; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Lillian S. Fujinaka, 78, of Honolulu died Sunday at home. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by son Wilfred O., daughter Sharon F. Ihara, brother Kenichi Kurashige, sister Masae Kurashige and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.
Phillip L. Garcia, 56, of Kailua, a retired crew leader from the city Refuse Division, died last Friday in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Carolyn K.P.; son Phillip L. Bradda Jr.; daughters Nadine M. Tweety Garcia, Luann M. Tita Bento and Carolani H. Tranie Lopes; brothers Leroy N. Enos and Louis and Jimmy Garcia; sisters Carmen P. Fujihara, Raynette K. Unwin and Margaret White; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ruth N.T. Graham, 81, of Honolulu died Tuesday at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Roy, Danny and Donald; daughters Dianne Komenaka, Donna Mae Katsura and Dale Yoshimura; sister Florence Sasano; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola St. Casual attire. No flowers.
Melba M. Halemano, 75, of Nanakuli died Saturday in Waianae Comprehensive Health Center. Born in Wailua, she is survived by sons Carmine Baco Kuewa and Millie Baba Halemano; daughters Lu Alamani and Cynthia Keaulana; brothers Gus, Samuel and Jubilee Kuewa; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Kazuma Hisanaga, 79, of Hilo, a retired athletic director, teacher and coach at Hilo High School, died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. He also served in Company C, 100th Battalion in World War II. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Ichiko; son Bruce; daughter Ruth Smith; brother Kazuo Casey; sisters Teruko Shigeoka, Lillian Mau, Itsue Yamaguchi, Haruyo Tom, Matsuko Muraoka, Yukie Ichikawa and Sumie Kobayashi; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Church of the Holy Cross, 440W Lanikaula St. in Hilo. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Janet J. Jouron, 63, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired machine worker for Velcon Filters in San Jose, Calif., died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Michigan, she is survived by husband Roger F., sons Mitchell A. and Roger F. Jr., mother Caroline Craig, sister Dixie Hawkins and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Kona Memorial Park. Inurnment to follow.
Richard Keola, 57, of Kaneohe is survived by stepsister Loralie Okihiro. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.
Joseph A. Mattos Jr., 80, of Hilo, a retired watershed intake keeper for the Hawaii County Board of Water Supply, died Tuesday at home. Born in Kaumana, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Christine G.; sons Dennis Vierra and Randy, Dale and Darrell Mattos; daughters Priscilla Gomez, Linda Souza, Annette O'Brien and Anntoinette Costillo; brothers Clarence, George, Raymond and William; sister Olivia Soares; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Marsha H. Ogasawara, 49, of Waipahu, a sales associate for the Hickam Air Force Base exchange, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Roy C., father Masao Hashizume and brother Lance Hashizume. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mark M. Onaka, 68, of Kona, Hawaii, owner of Gold Coast Realty Inc., died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a Realtor with Lentz Real Estate Inc. Born in Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Rose; son Lyndon; daughters Roslyn Peterson, Stephanie McGee and Cathy Kitaoka; brothers Albert and Rod Onaka and Bunny Nakamura; sisters Kikue Yamato, Kiyono Matsunami, Ayame Kaya, Adele Kumamaru, Doris Narahara and Rochelle Ashikawa; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Lenuu R. Papalii, 82, of Honolulu died Aug. 4 in Honolulu. Born in Western Samoa, he is survived by wife Elenoa S.; sons Robert, Sam, Siave and Jerry; daughters Martha Sauilemau, Toesuli Laulu, April Correa and Vaialofi Papalii; sister Sapapalii Pulepule; 24 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Samoan Congregational Christian Church, 616 N. School St. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.
Robert Petersen, 76, of Honolulu died Sunday in Straub Hospital. Born in St. Paul, Minn., he is survived by wife Barbara; sons Erick, Christopher and Dale; brother Harold; hanai daughter Darlene Brewis; two hanai grandchildren; and four grandchildren. Private services.
George Tamaribuchi, 71, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired branch manager with Waimea First Hawaiian Bank, died Wednesday at home. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Esther; son Kurt; daughters Joy Tamaribuchi-Geramian and Vicki Kobayashi; brothers Robert, Kinney and Kay; sister Sue Ono; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Waimea Foreign Church. Casual attire. No flowers.
Solange M. Yokomizo, 71, of Hilo, a food and beverage worker for various establishments in Hilo, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Clamanges Marne, France, she is survived by son Patrick DeSilva; daughters Susan Ancheta and Bernadette Marzo; sister Jeannine Herquel; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 5 to 8 p.m. Call again from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.