Sunday, October 14, 2001

Matilde Villegas Abella, 65, of Waipahu, died Monday. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Benjamin; son Roland; daughters Editha Tayona Emelie Sanga, Violet Sanchez and Anilyn; brothers Maximo, George and Camilo Villegas; sister Crisanta Ibbay; and eight grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

The Rev. Dr. Orville Lee Brotherton, 65, of Ocean View Estates, a Presbyterian minister, died Thursday at home. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Joni; sons Lee, Scott, John and Trent; daughters Vivian Bishop, Reagan Hayes and Lynda; and hanai daughters Teri Edmunds and Veronica Nakamura. Private services. Memorial donations suggested to Hospice Maui.

Isabel C. Gabriel, 81, of Aiea, a retired employee from the Central YMCA, died Oct. 7 in the Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Eugenio; sons Henry D. and Joseph C.; daughter Editha G. Cabreros; sisters Pastora Derilo, Teresa Dela Cruz and Placida Fermin; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Victoria "Morales" Gualdarama, 84, of Pearl City, member of Hui O Halawa Senior Citizen Club, died Wednesday. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son William "Sonny" Sr.; stepsons Antonio, Alfred, Thomas, William and Henry; daughter Lolita; sisters Mary Haae, Matilda Leopoldo and Adaline Hilman; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio mauka chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Myron Henry Kerner, 83, of Waimanalo, a retired meteorologist with the National Weather Service, died Monday at home. He is survived by sons Nick, Greg and Sam; sister Geraldine Crane; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Waikiki Yacht Club. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Alice Vierra Martin, 85, of Wahiawa, a demonstrator for Miko Meats, died Tuesday. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Bruce, daughter June Carvalho, brother Steve Vierra, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Norio Otake, 81, of Honolulu, a retired sales associate with Hansen Sales Co., died Oct. 3 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Nelson and brother Masanori. Private services held.

Tsuneko Uchiyama, 89, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria cook at Pearl Harbor Elementary School, died Friday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Earl and Andy, daughter Rae Ho, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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