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Monday, January 22, 2001

Alice T. Anzai, 77, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress at Malia Hawaii, died Friday in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clarence; daughters Irene Tsumoto and Jane Inouye; brother Fred Murashima; sisters Fujie Goto and Nancy Horinouchi, and five grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ciriaco L. "Cy" Coloma, 75, of Hilo, an emergency medical technician and licensed practical nurse at the former Hilo Hospital, died Jan. 15 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Jerry; brother Dominador; sisters Lourdes Casamina, Consuelo Cadacio, Priscilla Andres and Marina Barientos, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Martha T. English, 92, of Volcano, Hawaii, an advertising and promotional executive at Miko Meats, died Thursday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Seattle, Wash. She is survived by husband Eldon Sr.; sons Eldon "Gus" Jr. and Tom; daughters Charlotte Ferreira, Martha Lynn Simmons, Patricia Maglothin and Susan Thompson; brother Thomas Taylor Jr., 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church, Keaukaha. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Ashes to be scattered at a later date.

Frances P. Figgeroa, 71, of Kahului, died Thursday at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband George; son Edward "Eddie"; daughters Rita Figgeroa, Clara Oyama and Betty Figgeroa; sisters Jean Carvalho, Margaret P. Carvalho, Annette Hunnicutt and Clara L. Kelly; brother Thomas Planesi, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at St. Anthony Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Natsuyo Hirokane, 97, of Napili, Maui and Kahului died Sunday in Hale Makua. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Katsumi, Bert and Harold; daughters Fusako Fujimoto and Karen Nishimura; brothers Yoshio Iwamoto and Roy Shimada; sister Mildred Kitsu, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Yoneyo Hirota, 76, of Lihue, Kauai, a retired bank teller with the Central Pacific Bank, died Jan. 11 at home. She was also an office clerk with Kress Store. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Brian; brothers Kaoru and Suemi Okubo, and sisters Akiko Masumura, Yaeko Muramoto and Yasuko Urata. Private services.

Sakiko "Lillian" Honnaka, 85, of Honolulu died Dec. 18 in San Jose, Calif. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Betty Lou Higuchi and Arlean Hamada; sister Marilyn Stockton, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Fumeyo Isa, 79, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Jan. 12 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Kameko Sunabe, Kikue Kaneshiro, Fumeye Isa and Tsuruko Shinjo. Private services.

Jack T. Matsumoto, 74, of Honolulu, a retired photographer, died Wednesday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christine T. Nozawa, and brothers Shigenori, Thomas, George, James, Light and Perry. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary Chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Juan D. Medina, 78, of Honolulu, a retired chauffeur, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Lahaina, Maui. He is survived by wife Susana; sons Jimmy Degal, Bonifacio Medina, Joemarie Medina, Antonio Degal, Roger Degal and Aberlardo Degal; daughters Mary Jean Potot, Dioline "Julie" Nunez, Janicita Matulac, Cleta Degal and Glory Jean Milmao; brothers Cornelio Alob and Remejio Alob, 31 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: Noon Wednesday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.

Francis M. Mise, 93, of Honolulu died Jan. 3. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by daughter Frances Shinjo and three grandchildren. Private services.

Florence Rabot, 76, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died Jan. 11 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Stanford Cleveland and Wilson "Butchie Boy" Cleveland; daughters Sandra Cleveland-Eblacas and Brenda Reynolds; stepsons Eddie, Henry and Jr.; stepdaughters Cecila, Linda and Rosie; sister Regina Kaay, 36 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Richard N. "Spike" Raymond, 60, of Waianae, retired from the U.S. Air Force, died Jan. 13. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marshell "Moana"; daughters Dana Anne Pancho, Stacey Lee Raymond and Jerri Lynn Raymond; mother Elsie L.; brother Elwin; sisters Delphine Keliipuleole and Lisbeth White, and four grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

George S. "Sammy" Silva, 86, of Hilo, a retired County of Hawaii fire captain, died Jan. 13 in Hilo Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army WWII veteran. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. Services held.

Bobby S. Tasaka, 94, of Hanalei, Kauai, a retired Kauai County laborer and taro farmer, died Friday. He was born in Hanalei. He is survived by wife Hatsue; sons Alan and Richard; daughter Susan Morishige; sister Blanche Masumura, and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yutaka "Take" Yukitomo, 95, of Honolulu, a retired bartender at the Pacific Club, died Jan. 13 at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elsie K.; son George J.; daughters Jeanette T. Mimuro and Lynn T. Tanaka, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services were private.

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