Saturday, May 1, 1999

‘Bobbie’ Mullahey, 87, spent years here in public relations



Margaret “Bobbie” Mullahey, widow of Pacific aviation pioneer William Mullahey, died Tuesday in Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in California. She was 87.

Born in Tonopah, Nev., to a pioneer Nevada family, she attended Antioch College in Ohio and later graduated from the University of Hawaii.

She traveled extensively with her first husband, Calvin S. White, a journalist, who also served as public relations director of Hawaiian Pineapple Co.

After his death in 1949, she worked in public relations with Matson Navigation Co. and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

She married Mullahey, also a world traveler and an executive with Pan American World Airways, in 1956. He died in 1981.

Her memberships included the Outrigger Canoe Club, the Nevada Historical Society, the Philanthropic Educational Organization, the Carmel Foundation and the Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula.

She is survived by sons Calvin White, Evan White and Michael Mullahey and eight grandchildren.

Memorial services were to take place today at Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula. The ashes will be scattered later.


Bullet William R. “Big Bill” Carroll, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired heavy equipment operator with Gaspro, died April 23 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mary Ann K., sons William Roy Jr. and Whiston K. Carroll, daughters Billie Ann Kikala and Carol Ann K. Carroll, sister Catherine Maria, 13 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. George Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Tualesolo T. Manutau, 31, of Waipahu died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Vatia, American Samoa, he is survived by wife Anoalo P.; sons Ikaika and Kealii T.; brothers Pilimoevai, Eliota, Logovae and Faanenefu Afuola; and sisters Ruta Peseti, Toga Seu, Talagu Leifi and Asomaliu Faumuina. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Pearl City Community Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.

Bullet Lillian C. Tseu, 92, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimuki Ward. Call after 8:30 a.m. Incorrect information yesterday provided by the mortuary.

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