Philip P. Bolilan, 75, of Ewa Beach died last Saturday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Jesus and Bienvenido and sister Lillian Tablante. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
William R. "Budee" Butac, 45, of Mililani died Sept. 20 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cynthia K.; sons Ross T. and Ryan A.; mother Nemesia; brothers Warlito R. "Wally," Stanley R. and Glen R.; and sisters Erlinda Avelino and Shirley Butac. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire.
Marjorie C. Chun-Hoon, 79, an accountant, died Sept. 15 in Straub Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jill and Ceseli, brother Frederick Ching and sisters L.Q. and Betty Pang. Private services.
Frances E. Ewing, 81, of Kaneohe died Sept. 12. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by daughters Natalie Meyring and Mary Ann Huddle; sons Gary, Richard and Kevin; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services and burial on the mainland. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Pohai Nani Good Samaritan Retirement Community auditorium. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
Alfred E. Gfroerer, 98, of Menlo Park, Calif., and formerly of Honolulu, a pastry chef, died Sept. 12. He was also a real estate investor and owner of the Kaimuki Bakery. He was born in Strasbourg, France. He is survived by sons Alfred, Kenneth and Robert, and two granddaughters.
Carole Ann Gibbs-Fisher, 63, retired Hawaiian Trust vice president, died yesterday in Queen's Medical Center. She was also a speaker on taxes and estate planning. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa. She is survived by husband Gerald Wilcox Fisher Jr., father Paul Ferner, brother Mark Ferner, daughter Kathleen Norris and five grandchildren. Burial: Lihue Cemetery. Memorial services: 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Country Club. Aloha attire. Contributions suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.
Mildred J. Griswold, 78, of Koloa, Kauai, a teller for the banking industry, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Arkansas. She is survived by son Ronald Terry, sister Earline Pippin, brother Byron Silverthorn and two grandchildren. Private services.
Lucrecia B. Guerrero, 77, of Kilauea, Kauai died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Carmen Casino, Angelina Merano and Arsenia Butac; son Donaery; brothers Fausto Bumao Jr. and Josie Bunao; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
Lawrence I. Honjiyo, 70, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired draftsman with Kauai Electric, died Monday in the Center for Aging. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by sons Emmette and Matthew, daughter Patricia Yamamoto, brother George, sisters Harumi Newhouse and Helen Yano and two grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Daveanna "Steady" Kaowili, 50, of Haliimaile, Maui, a self-employed vehicle restoration specialist, will be remembered in an inurnment 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Waikiki Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. She is survived by brother David M. "Kawika" Jr.; sisters Daven Aughenbaugh, Alma Gay Gibson and Memory Pesamino; and father David M. "Say No Moe." Incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday was provided by the mortuary.
Sang Po Kim, 76, of Honolulu died Monday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Korea. He is survived by sons Ung Je Sook Kim and Young Je Kim; daughters Mang Ja Ho Kang, Hyang Cha Yu and Hee Je Chong; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Arthur H. Kube, 81, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired teacher, died Sunday at home. He was born in Crofton, Neb. He is survived by sons John, Steven and Mark; daughters Patty Kube Taylor, Karen Wolf, Kathy Jo and Mari Kube and Stacy Disney; brothers Cleo and Len; sister Val Strozinski; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Cheung Ying Lam, 85, of Honolulu died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Kim Tong; sons George, Thomas, Peter and Charles; daughters Nancy Chang and May Huber; brothers Mun Heen, Ping She and Ping Hung; sisters Pui Jan Chang, Pui Ng Chuck and Pui Wah Lau; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Chinese services: 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Joseph E. "Sonny" Lopes, 74, of Haiku, Maui, a retired bulldozer operator for HC&S, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was also a rancher. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Mabel; sons Louis, Carl and Mark; daughters Marilyn Hanks, Angela Pagan, Sheila Talon and Terry Andrade; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: St. Joseph Church. Casual attire.
Cao Minh Ly, 68, of Kahului and Kihei, a dishwasher at Stillwells Bakery and Cafe in Wailuku, died last Saturday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He is survived by son Jimmy Ngoc Minh Tran, daughter Ly Thi Tam and two grandchildren. Private services.
Hisayo Miura, 88, of Honolulu died Sept. 5. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Arthur, Daniel, Maurice and Warren; daughters Iris and May; sisters Helen Tobita and Sakae Oka; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Robert Y. "Sonny" Naito, 73, of Nawiliwili, Kauai, a truck driver for Kauai Commercial, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Nawiliwili, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kay "Kiku," daughter Karol L. Huddleston, sister Patsy Asing, brothers Ralph and Lincoln "Butch" and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
Rachael L. Navor, 66, of Anahola, Kauai died Wednesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by husband Agapito "Pete," daughter Ulu Brown, half daughters Cecila Navalta and Adalina Negrillo, sons Agapito and Ricardo, sister Sweetheart Lau, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ho Kum Om, 85, of Honolulu died Thursday. She was born in Taegu, South Korea. She is survived by daughters Anna Chang, Song Cha Kim, Sun Hwa Chung, Julie Won, Sonya Park and Jane Lee; brother Cho II Lee; sister Ok Kyung Lee; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Christ United Methodist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Rose Santana, 60, of Honolulu died Sept. 15 in Queen's Medical Center. She is survived by sons Harvey P.P. and Benjamin R.; daughters Theresa L. Santana and Lorelei M. Kea; brothers Alfred and Richard Cantere; sisters Eleanor Yongoren, Helen Pablo and Violet Bagano; and six grandchildren. Private services.
Herbert A. Scott, 84, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired part owner, embalmer and funeral director with the S.J. Genung and Son Funeral Home in Waterloo, N.Y., died Tuesday at home. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Watertown, N.Y. He is survived by son Herbert A. Jr., daughter Elota Nicholson, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to the Seventh-day Adventist Church School.
Willard P. Springer, 76, of Wahiawa, a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army, died Tuesday. He was born in Portland, Maine. He is survived by wife Martha; daughters Sabra Bingaman, Dianne Ferraro and Terry Peacock; sisters Beverly Hemmelgarn, Barbara Hull, Patricia Lund, Georgia Drown and Shelagh Carrier; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Falani P. Tino, 36, of Honolulu died Sept. 15 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Jill Fujishige Petelo-Tino; son Justin-Micah Fujishige; daughters Taimane, Teleise and Krystal; brothers Phelp and Edward; and sisters Sue Tuia, Menima Moli, Alapasa Tuatoo, Simealai Matusik, Nora May Turner and Suifaasolo Tino. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Fujie Tokumine, 85, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ted; daughter Lynn; brothers Kenso, Henry and Richard Nakamura and Toshio Tokuhiga; sisters Clara "Fumi" Higa, Helen Sasaki and Mabel Tokuhiga; and two grandchildren. Services: Noon tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m.
Benjamin K. Vinuya, 70, of Lahaina, a retired supervisor for the Parks and Recreation Department for West Maui, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was also a crane operator for Pioneer Mill Sugar. He was born in Olowalu. He is survived by wife Yolanda J.; daughter Yolanda P. Akuna; sons Benjamin W., Joseph D. and Yancy; brother Samson; sisters Nancy Brooks, Beauty Lum Lung, Ivey Ponce and Elizabeth Lapina; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Leis only.
Margaret-Rachel K.B. Watson, 43, of Honolulu died Sept. 14 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ross; daughters Rossha and Catherine; sons Ross Jr., Moku and Bronco; father Marc Bassle; mother Catherine Risner-Bassle; sisters Michelle Bassle and Marie Louise Yim; brothers Marc Jr. and Maurie; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church. Aloha attire.
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