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Monday, January 15, 2001

Mariano J.A. Angel, 95, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Sugar Planters Association field worker and U.S. Army veteran, died Jan. 6 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Merlita; son Sanford; stepson Cesar Libed; daughters Lorna Miranda and Maxine Cabral; stepdaughter Noemi Libed; sisters Salvacion Bumanglag, Maxima and Martina, nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Maximo M. Bacalso, 78, of Honolulu, a maintenance worker, died Jan. 5. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Agripina B. Ababa, Antonia McNitt and Carlota Bacalso; sons Felizardo and Maximo Jr., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Philip "Junior" Borrero, 70, of Kalaheo, Kauai, also known as "Tunia," a retired plumber with Borreo's Plumbing, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys; son Richard; daughter Phyllis L. Borrero; brothers Raymond, Peter and Rudy; sisters Sylvia Troche, Matilda Yaris and Posie Reese, and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rebecca F. Burgess, 71, of Keeling, Va., died Friday in North Carolina. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by husband James T.; daughters Diane B. Oswald and Maria B. Hawker; sons Malcolm T., Lester J. and Wayne E.; sisters Ruth Dalton and Erby Dalton, one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Services today in Virginia.

Nathalia "Anatalia" Caravalho, 89, of Wahiawa, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Alfonso, Ernest and Antone Caravalho and Chris Cravalho; sisters Betsy Perreira, Maria Santiago, Annie Travens and Rena Winslow, and caregivers Francisco and Jacinta Evangelista. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Winifred Deconte, 89, of Honolulu, died Jan. 6 at home. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Marie Mahoe, Josephine Malani and Mildred Arjona. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Gary D. Jalbert, 50, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran, died Tuesday. He was born in San Bernadino, Calif. He is survived by wife Beverly. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Josiah K. Kua Jr., 35, of Honolulu, died Dec. 29 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Josiah III; daughter Jennifer; father Josiah Sr.; brothers Jon and Jacob, and sister Candy. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Rose P. Lukela, 81, of Waimanalo, a retired nursery worker, died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joe and Jake Paikai and Windy and Randy Lorenzo; stepson Larry Pauahi; daughters Rose Aquino-Nishida, Alvah Koester, Cyrilla Padilla, Leo Mars and Alythea Cummings; 41 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren and 15 great great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at 41-552 Moole St., Waimanalo. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Thursday at 41-585 Humuniki St., Waimanalo.

Irma Soong, 88, of Honolulu, founder and executive director emeritus of the Hawaii Chinese History Center, died Thursday. She is survived by son Dr. Colin; sisters Pina Lee, Fannie Ching and Janet Lee; brothers James S.T. Tam and Edward S.T. Tam, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Arcadia Retirement Chapel.

Tatsuo Toyama, 81, of Honolulu, retired owner of Hawi Clothes Cleaners, died Friday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred C.; sons Thomas I. and John Y.; brothers Kenji, Toshiro, Warren M. and Dennis K.; sisters Doris H. Okada, Agnes C. Sunabe and Hideko T. Masaki, and three grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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