Sunday, September 23, 2001


John Fernando Antonio, 95, of Kahului, Maui, a mechanic and owner of Antonio Service Station, died Thursday in Kahului Hale Makua. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Edward Graza, daughters Charlotte Lum Ho and Betty Gonzales, 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Wake: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Frank Motoshi Arita, 77, of Kahaluu, retired president of T. Arita Plumbing Co., Ltd., and past president of the Sheet Metal Contractors Association, died Sept. 15 at the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Peggy, son Lance, daughter Susan Arbuthnot, brother Lindsey, sisters Ethel Ota and Amy Ebesu, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m.

Sophie Lucille Beardeaux, 82, of Honolulu, died Thursday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John and Rodney; daughters Beatrice Antonio, Brenda Kewalu, Judy Watson and Barbara Jaber; sisters Rose Lopes and Matilda Souza; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Church, 1124 7th Ave. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Faaaoga Matailiili Ena, 67, of Ewa Beach, a retired U.S. Navy senior chief, a retired college teacher, and Superintendent of the Pier, Port Administration, Honolulu, died Sept. 13 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Amouli, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tala; sons Paul, Andrew "Bill", and Tapa Ugaifafa; daughters Finagalo Faapouli, Lidwina, Toeupu and Lutena; parents Siaumau Samatua and Toeupu Elia; brothers Peteru and Pili; sister Vailupe Tafilipepe; and seven grandchildren. Services at a later date in American Samoa.

Edwin "Windy" Jamieson, 53, of Columbus, Wisc., a Vietnam War veteran, died Aug. 27 in Madison, Wisc. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Edwin; daughters Tiare Monsarrat and Kristi; father Robert Sr.; mother Marjorie Burdette; brother Robert; sisters Kahala and Nancy; and two grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Burial to follow at 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.

Mark Kane Luning, 49, of Keaau, Hawaii, an accountant for the Naniloa Hotel, died Wednesday at the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Omaha, Neb. He is survived by wife Kristen; son Jesse Grune; daughter Karie Klein; parents Alan and Jean; brothers Mike, Hank and Gordon; sisters Valerie Luning-Akau and Vida; and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Punaluu Black Sand Beach Park, large pavilion. Casual attire. Loose flowers suggested.

John Daniel Morris, 69, of Kaneohe, died Thursday in Rhode Island. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Moana; sons John and Paul; daughters Laurie Forbes and Lynne Rasbornick; brother the Rev. Troy Mooneyham; sister Mary Lou Vieira; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kenneth Floyd Newman Sr., 75, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, died Sept. 3 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by daughter Pauline Nani Kalehuawehe; son Kenneth Floyd Newman Jr.; brothers Matt, Harry and Charles; sisters Dorothy and Mary; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Inurnment committal service with military honors at 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific-Punchbowl.

Patrick Opunui, 55, of Waianae, a retired maintenance supervisor for TheBus Co., died Tuesday. He also was a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theresa; daughters Shantel Soo, Donneice and Chanel; sons Patrick Jr. and Paul; brother Rice; sisters Emily Silva and Olivia Vidal; hanai daughters Darlene "Keiko" Hodges and Misti Cabasug; hanai sons Johnathan Ortogero and Barabbas Dietrich; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial at 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha/casual attire.

Margrith Lina Ruegg-Meyer, 93, of Switzerland, a housewife, died Monday at the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Switzerland. She is survived by daughter Dr. Margrit Blaser. Mass: 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa, Hawaii. Casual attire.

Lorraine Iwalani Soares, 54, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a self-employed yard maintenance worker and landscaper, died Thursday at the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Thomas Sr.; sons Thomas Jr. and Alan; daughters Jonnette Soares-Padilla and Kelly Jean; brothers William "Billy" Mae, Clement, Clarence "Pola", Richard and Harvey Salvador; sisters Harriet Kila, Lulu Montibon and Helen Lemons; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Chong Hui Suzuki, 63, of Mililani, died Sept. 11. She was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is survived by husband Rockne "Rocky", and daughters Renetta Niblick and Allison. Private services held.

Alice Paro Viloria, 80, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired maintenance crew chief for Hawaiian Airlines, died Friday at the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Anthony Paro and Melvin; daughter Sandra Caravalho; brothers Benjamin Tario, Ernest and Raymond Paro; sisters Elizabeth Lopez, Dorothy Fernandez, Joan Costa and Shirley Sakai; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi, Hawaii. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the Hawi Catholic Church. Casual attire.

Carl Aston Vitch Jr., 27, of Makawao, Maui, a laborer/construction worker, died Wednesday on Maui. He was born in California. He is survived by companion Tasha Fernandez, daughter Aonani Vitch-Fernandez, mother Catherine, and grandmother Helen Oliveira. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside service with inurnment 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church Cemetery.

Mary Manalo Williams, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House sales clerk, died Wednesday at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband James Kamehameha Williams; son James H.; daughters Mary Ann Medeiros and Barbara L. Metzker; brother John Manalo; sisters Rose Trinidad, Dolores Takemoto and Anita Domingues; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m., rosary at 9:45 a.m. Committal services to follow at the Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery.

Marvin Byrum White, 67, of Kailua-Kona, resident manager of Kona Billfisher in Kailua-Kona and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died Sept. 16 at Kona Community Hospital. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Michael and Steven; daughter Cheryl Wilder; brothers Virgil Sutton and James; sisters Mary Ann Mitchell, Linda Smith, Joyce Beasley and Virginia Williamson; and seven grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 77-165 Lako St. in Kailua-Kona. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Henry Bung Chew Wong, 89, of Wahiawa, a retiree from Del Monte Kunia office, died Sept. 11. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rhoda; son Darryl; daughter Cynthia Fingleman; sister Phyllis Kam; and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 6 p.m. Prayer service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sau Lin Wong Yim, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Manoa Elementary School teacher, died Wednesday at the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles; son Kevin; daughter Cathy Davenport; brother Kin Ming Wong; sisters Sau Moi Goo, Sau Kum Chu, Sau Gin Chun, Sau Fun Lee and Leora Goong; and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.

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