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Monday, August 14, 2000

Rodrigues, former Unity House
chief, will be remembered
in services Saturday

Star-Bulletin staff

Roderick "Roddy" Rodriguez, 49, of Honolulu, the former executive director of Unity House who was found dead in his Judd Street apartment Tuesday, will be remembered in services Saturday.

Rodriguez' political career included working as an administrative assistant for Gov. Ben Cayetano when Cayetano was a state senator. He also was part of the House Democratic research staff in the early 1970s and held staff positions with state Rep. Romy Cachola and former state Sen. Lehua Fernandes Salling.

Rodrigues was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Remedios Medina, brothers Byron and Keith Medina and sister Barbara Summa.

Services over his ashes will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Family and friends may call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow.

Mary E. Carlmark, 89, of Honolulu, died Aug. 5 in the Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by son Andrew; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services held. Donations suggested to Church of the Crossroads or St.Francis Hospice.

Juan J. Carlos, 97, of Honolulu, formerly of Lanai City, a Dole Pineapple Co. retiree, died Aug. 1 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurea. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert H.Y. Fu, 68, of Kaneohe, a retired Hopaco sales representative, died Thursday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon; sons Robert K.Y. Jr. and Jeffrey K.C.; daughter Nadine Y.L. Rauschenburg; brothers Harry, Lawrence and Henry; sister Shirley Wells; and six grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Lorraine T. Higashi, 73, of Aiea, a retired secretary for the Pearl Harbor Naval Station, died Friday. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Daryl and Ross; daughter Gail Yara; brother Yukio Otsuka; sister Michie Hiraki; and four grandchildren. Service: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.

Mateo A. Manzano, 86, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance worker for Makiki Towers, died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Naguilian Isabela, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cristina; sons Edwin, Elfin, Edgar, Eldrids, Evelio, Eliezer, Efraim and Erwin; daughters Evelyn Datangel, Eunice Macabeo, Erna Labiano and Elizabeth Doctolero; brothers Lauro and Otello; sister Damiana Alejadro; 25 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at the Honolulu Central Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Carol S. "Rainbow" Mayehara, 52, of Honolulu, a Y2K project team member for Queen's Medical Center, died Friday at the medical center. She was born in Ishikawa, Okinawa. She is survived by husband Ronald H.; daughter Shawn H. Blum; and sisters Jo-Ann E. Fujimoto, Sharon S. Nakamura, Jean M. Yamamoto and Barbie M.W. Rosario. Service: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

The Rev. Yoshihiko Ozu, 95, of Honolulu, retired minister for Seicho No Ie Hawaii, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Elliot; daughter Shirley Iwatani; sister Shigeko Marumoto; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

Cecil J. Reynolds Jr., 49, of Mililani, an instructor at Leeward Community College, died last Monday in Mililani. He was born in Japan. He is survived by sister Betty Reynolds; daughter Christina Meek; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Presbyterian Church, 95-410 Kuahelani Ave. in Mililani. Flowers and/or donations suggested to charity. Incorrect information was published for an obituary that ran Friday.

Eugene T.C. Yap, 95, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace; son Eugene W.C. Jr.; daughters Geraldine Yap-Lee and Georgiana Yap; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; call after 6 p.m. Services also 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Chinese Church of Christ, 1054 S. King St.; call after 9:30 a.m. Burial:Noon, Makiki Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.

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