Sunday, July 22, 2001

Vernon Goodrich Boido, M.D., 83, of Visalia, Calif., director of the San Joaquin Valley Medical Clinic in California, who also practiced medicine in Hawaii for 30 years, died June 2 in Kaweah Delta Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Martha Bornstein Boido; son Vernon Abram; daughters Roberta Joy Boido Schilling and Marcella Alohalani; hanai son Vichit Thongmitr; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Private scattering of ashes on Kauai.

Merrian Bolt, 57, of Waianae, died July 8 in St. Francis Medical Center West. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Derrick L. and Gabriel E. Hernandez; daughters Liane Hernandez and Karlene Y.; brother Charles; sisters Virginia Cordeiro, Margaret Kim, Rachel Painter, Mary Lei Silva, Rose Lina Gairy and Helen Bolt; and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. next Sunday at Maile Beach Park, near Kaukamana St. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Flowers suggested.

Anna Tagawa Ching, 91, of Honolulu, a retired educator and teacher training supervisor at Washington Intermediate School, died July 13. She is survived by son Ronald J.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Rudolph Anthony Fourshey Jr., 57, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a cafe manager and chef, died June 29 in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. He is survived by sons John Fourshey and Jeremy Donnell; daughter Catherine Cymone; brothers Cleveland and Calvin Esque, Lloyd and Harvey; sisters Naomi and Judy; and a grandson. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Casual attire.

Coralynn Lehua Jackson, 42, of Hilo, Hawaii, a housewife, died Monday in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Willie James; daughters Natisha Harris, Napua and Deanna; and brothers Ronald Kahapea and David Brown. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the Haili Church in Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Thomas Joseph Kawaiaulu Ka'ohiwaiwai Nahiwa, 75, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Police Department lieutenant, died Tuesday in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian Piilani Stevens Nahiwa; sons Robert, Orlando and Richard Stevens; daughters Nora Kualii, Lauren Stevens and Molly Wolthius; sisters Jane Kakelaka, Emmaline Foster, Blossom Kelii and Lydia Haena; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Call after 4 p.m. Private inurnment at a later date. Casual attire.

Yoshie Nekoba, 80, of Hilo, died Thursday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Takera, Kazuma, Tsutomu and Atsushi. Private services held.

Mary Perse, 89, of Hilo, a homemaker and librarian, died Friday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by daughter Mary Ann Rogers; brothers John and Martin Kolbezen; sister Anne Spelich; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services pending in Northern California.

Janet Megumi Pitoy, 58, of Hilo, a retired registered nurse at the Hilo Medical Center, died Friday in the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Ben; daughters Stephanie and Rochelle; sons Benjamin and Calvin; brothers Raymond and Jerry Fujimoto; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Leonard Ferreira Rosa, 92, of Kailua, a retired parts department supervisor with Schuman Carriage, died Wednesday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Pamela Haley; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Sabina "Sally" "Binay" Vendiola Rosaldo, 75, of Waipahu died July 6. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Albert, Albin "Sonny" and Graciano "Rocky" Jr.; daughters Loretta Respicio, Gloria Bell, Rosalind Rosaldo and Adaline LeeHong; brothers Marcelo Sr., Arsanio, Leo, David and Joseph Vendiola; sisters Mercy Barbosam, Linda Bacnis and Felisa Miner; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Shizue "Sue" Tabandera, 79, of Hilo, a retired flower packer, died Thursday in the Hilo Medical Center. She is survived by sons Richard, Terry and Russell; sister Elsie Yoneda; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after noon. Private burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert H. Wegrzyn, 76, of Kailua, a retired Clark Equipment Co. drafting engineer, died Thursday at home. He is survived by wife Barbara J.; daughters Cheryl Ford, Debra Miranda and Wendy Holck; son Robert W.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, American Cancer Society or a favorite charity.

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