Friday, May 4, 2001

Sally Kikue Ando, 76, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died Tuesday in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. She was born in Honokaa. She is survived by sisters Tomoe Yamanaka, Pat Yamasaki and Ruth Tasaka. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clara Kahaulauliko Apoliona, 90, of Honolulu died April 23. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Samuel Kenneth III and Francis; daughters Shirlee Kessler, Patricia "Patti" Smart and Elizabeth "Leimomi" Brown; brothers Alonzo and Edson Hutchinson; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Hattie Baldes, 80, of Honolulu, who retired from Hickam Air Force Base, died Tuesday. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by son Raymond, daughters Veronica Coyaso and Carol Mortensen, brother Frank, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Robert Moon Bow, 90, of Honolulu, a retired teacher with the Department of Education, died April 26 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers James and Herbert and sisters Ruth Lee, Lillie Kam, Patsy Hughes and Ina Kaina. Private services.

Buddy Wah Hong Ching, 78, of Kaunakakai died April 26 at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Clayton, sister Gladys Brown, brother Edward, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Kaunakakai Wharf. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Robert Francis Dillon, 70, of Makakilo, a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer, died Sunday at home. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Emiko, daughter Theresa Dempster, brother Joseph P., sister Margaret and three grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marcelo "Celo" Espiritu, 71, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired welder with McBryde Sugar Co., died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Puhi. He is survived by wife Connie; sons Mark and Kenneth; daughters Yolanda Espiritu, Melanie Bacio and Lisa Tamashiro; sister Emilia Floresca; brothers Antonio, Ernest and Benjamin; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Robert Thomas Glavor, 16, of Kihei, Maui, a high school sophomore, died Wednesday in Kihei. He was born in Kahului, Maui. He is survived by parents Venus and Thomas, brother Christopher, sister Sabrina and grandparents Robert and Rosemary Glavor and Marilyn Grace Fisher. Memorial services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary.

Joseph Andrew Gualano, 37, of Newark, Calif., died last Friday in Fremont, Calif. He was born in Park Ridge, Ill. He is survived by mother Darlene J. Tokushige, father Joseph M., sister Gina Marie Fitzgerald, brother Michael J. Tokushige of Hawaii and father Dominic C. Daniels. Services on the mainland. Private burial.

Nellie Emiko Hamada, 61, of Aiea, a chief agent for Hawaiian Airlines, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Isaac I., son Eric A., daughter Shari Ann N. Fujisaki, father Fukuichi Fujioka and brothers Dennis and Stanley Fujioka. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Umeko Ishizaka, 88, of Kahului, Maui, died Tuesday in Hale Makua. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons Paul T. and George M.; daughters Nellie Villalon, Sylvia K. Ishizaka and Edith H. Auwae; sister Mildred Ikeda; brothers Ralph, Kenneth and Stanley Yamanaka; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alejandra Faron La Rosa, 79, of Waipahu died Saturday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Edwardo, Teddy and Hermie; daughters Wilma Cepe, Elizabeth Ilagan and Pat La Rosa; brothers Felipe and Loy Faron; sisters Concepcion and Fulceda Faron and Lilia Mandia; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Antonio Maglinti, also known as "Sabu" or "Tony," 70, of Honolulu died April 25 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosario "Rose" Patigayon; son Glenn G.; daughters Antonette Pau and Linda Teixeira; brothers Alexander, Johnnie and Vicente; sisters Gloria Santos, Agnes Hoyohoy, Ligaya Saflor, Lourdes Alesna and Incarnation "Inky" Ortiz; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Services: noon Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Sofronia Achuela Malinao, 76, of Waipahu died April 29. She was born in Visayas, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Pablo; children Marina Cady, Panfila Gavin, Yolanda Tiburcio, Evelyn Traeger and Steve, Winifredo, Antonio, Lourdes, Pablo Jr. and Norberto Malinao; brothers Marcelo and Esteban Achuela; 30 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Private services.

Yasumasa Nagamine, 86, of Waipahu died April 22. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Amy Saneishi, June Toyama, Eunice Shigenaga, Nancy Sakauye and Carol Tanaka; brothers Yasusada, James and Richard; sisters Kiyoko Kaneshiro, Yoshie Arakaki, Mitsuko Higa and Fumiye Teruya; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Tetsuo Nomura, 74, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for the federal government at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chieko, sons Scott and Glenn, brothers Frank and Thomas, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Yasue "Irene" Shimabuku, 85, of Pearl City died April 25 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Facility. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Danny Y. and Roy K., daughter Joan S. Kasuga, sister Jean F. Fujimoto and a grandchild. Private services.

Frank "Ray" Westlake, of Ewa Beach, a manager from GTE Hawaiian Tel, died yesterday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by sons Ward, Wendell and William; brothers Howard, James and William; and two grandchildren. Services on the Big Island. Scattering of ashes: Puako, Hawaii.

Leona Elva Wood, 85, of Honolulu died April 16 in Malama Ohana. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by son Bob, daughters Roberta Dennie and Ella Appolito, brothers Harry and Myron Riddels, sisters Maurine Jackson and Wanda Cooksey, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at National Baha'i Center in Nuuanu.

William Chin You Yee, 87, of Honolulu, who was retired, died Tuesday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor, son Wendell, daughter Janice Low, sister Alice Douthat and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

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