Robert-Allen Abrisce, 14, of Pearl City, a student at Highlands Intermediate School, died Oct. 1. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Robin, brother Tracy-Allen and grandparents Harry and Elizabeth Rahr, Carmela Canio, and Robert and Lynne. Call 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Reginald Kaleo Acasio, 34, of Pearl City, died Oct. 7. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nalani; son Kaleo; daughters Kahana and Kona; mother Luana Delapena; father Jesse Acasio; grandparents Henrita Riggan, Yvonne Yuen and Alice DeMello; and brothers Kalani, Lloyd, Lynold, Kermit and Keala. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Charles Y. Arakaki, 75, of Des Plaines, Ill., a retired electronics engineer for ITT, died April 6 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna, daughter Celia Fracek, brother Ralph I. and two grandsons. Private services.
Florence Matsuko Baga, 73, of Kaneohe, died Oct. 2. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Ray, son Howard, daughters Linda Majors and Marilyn Santiago, sister Edith Tabarejo, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Fountain Fox Beattie Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a retired colonel for the U.S. Army, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was born in Greenville, S.C. He is survived by daughters Anna Beattie-Roberts and Ellen, three grandchildren and three nieces. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Glenn William Kunani Bitle, 42, of Pahoa, Hawaii, president of the former Kamaaina Ikaika Motorcycle Club, died Oct. 8 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doreen Mae; son Glenn William Kunani Jr.; daughters Sommer Mae Lopez, and Francine and Amanda; mother Renee Mae Von Elsner; grandmother Rose Santos; brother Dean Kalani; sister Deanna Pabila; hanai brother Scott Parker; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Josephine Pitoy Bolos, 70, of Kailua, a retired registered nurse, died Sunday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Bruce B. and Brian J.; daughters Brenda J. Jenkins and Brigitte J.; siblings Lourdes Pitoy Brown, Ben Pitoy, Rose Palisbo and John Bonocah; a granddaughter; and two great-grandsons. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 8:30-11 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Seishu Chinen, 79, of Honolulu, a retired groundskeeper for Waialae Country Club, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kikue; son Takashi; daughters Junko Murphy, Midori Fukui and Akemi; sisters Ochiyo Maeyoshimoto, Mieko Nakasone, Chibana Masae, Akiko Morita and Tsueko Okikawa; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Barbara Starkweather Christensen, 77, of Honolulu, died Monday in Honolulu. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by daughter Holly S. and granddaughter Kathryn M.C. Wermuth. Private services. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Historical Society.
Catherine F. Cleary, 99, of Honolulu, died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by daughter Teresa Fowler, son William Cleary and four granddaughters. Services: 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Mauna Luan, West Lobby. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
Anna Elizabeth Cruzada, 83, of Honolulu, a retired employee for Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Oct. 7 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond and Ernest Choy, brother Joseph Botelho, sister Margaret Simon, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Interment: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Melanio "Manny" Tugcay De Guzman, 61, of Ewa Beach, a retired chief petty officer for the U.S. Navy, died Monday. He was also a mortgage broker, a real estate associate and president of Paniquinian Association of Hawaii. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta, son Arnelle, daughter Arlene Alpuerto, brother Renato, sisters Corazon Gochangco and Adelaida Ferrer, former wife Luz and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Aloha attire.
Kenneth "Kaz" Furuta, 88, of Honolulu, a retired employee for the state Department of Transportation, died last Wednesday in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sueko, son Burt, daughters Alison Treanor and Lori Kuriyama, brother Mike and four grandchildren. Private services.
Mark T. Gasinski, 35, of Honolulu, second mate on the vessel Lopez for the American Overseas Shipping Corp., died last Thursday at sea near Saipan. He was born in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is survived by mother Susan Woodward, father Dr. Thaddeus, daughter Hannah Li Yan and sister Anya Pitzer. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Punahou Chapel, Honolulu. Inurnment at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hannah Gasinski.
Yaeko Gushiken, 79, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired licensed practical nurse for Koloa Clinic, died Monday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Eleele. She is survived by husband Yukichi; son Maurice; daughter Marcia Kodani; brothers Kogen, Tokiharu and Kiyo Matsukawa; sisters Margaret Kahao and June Lee; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Koloa Union Church. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Laura Lee Hodge, 48, of Pukalani, Maui, a self-employed sales representative, died Monday at home. She was born in Great Falls, Mont. She is survived by husband Curt, daughter Mariya, son Ty, mother Jean Fox, brother Robert Fox and sisters Shari Falconburg and Julie Loraas. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Episcopal Church, Keokea. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the Cancer Institute Alliance.
Merle Kalaunuiohua Kahanu, 70, of Norwalk, Calif., a retired employee for National Can Co., died Oct. 10 at home. He is also survived by brother David and sisters Tessie Medeiros, Raylene Hamilton, Marion Lovett, Martha Moyen, Rosella Lampe and Leilani Case. Interment: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Edith Hatsuko Kusumoto, 87, of Kahului, a retired teacher's aide for the mentally retarded students at Puunene School, died Sunday at home. She was born in Maliko. She is survived by son David, daughter Ruth Barnett, brother Gilbert Maeda, caregivers Nelly Hinoguin and Amy Ching, four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Call after 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Private burial.
Avelino Echanes Locquiao, 71, a truck driver for a pineapple company, and Leonora Tamboong Locquiao, 59, of Lanai City, died Saturday on Lanai. They were born in the Philippines. They are survived by sons Ronald, Harvey, Rolando and Lurino; daughters May Fulton, Malia Sommers, Felicidad Hogan, Elizabeth Sozio and Tessie Ballocanag, and Adela and Perlita; brothers Primo, Epifanio and Ricardo; sister Conception; and 16 grandchildren. Overnight vigil: 11 a.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday at the Social Hall, Lanai City. Services: 9 a.m. at the Social Hall. Burial: Lanai City Cemetery.
Judith Puanani Mitchell, 57, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Keaukaha, a seamstress for Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council, died Friday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Lloyd E.; sons Lloyd Jr. and Owen K.; daughters Mabel Barber, Audrey Kelly, Eleanor Mihara, Lillymay Brezee and Sunsirrey Delarosa; brothers Charles "Sonny" and Gerald Akina; sisters Alice "Nani" Kaniao, Eleanor "Kapio" Kahuli and Genevive "Leina" Hoopai; and 20 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hilo Glad Tidings Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
Martin Parchamento Obra, 92, of Hilo, a retired carpenter for Kilauea Military Camp, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was also an employee for the former Paauilo Sugar Co. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Crispina; sons Mario and Bert; daughters Jaine Markell, Julie Farkas and Donna Lynn; brother Bienvenido; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Keaau. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Rufino "Pinong" Pedro, 67, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Pacific Food Services, died last Thursday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Bibiana A.; sons Late, Randy, Paul and Danny; daughters Ruby Miles, Madelyn Quiming and Lucy Tacadena; sisters Gertrudis Felipe and Irenea; and seven grandchildren. Call 6-10 p.m. tomorrow at St. Philomena Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Mary Alana Rodrigues, 71, of Honolulu, died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bernard Monderen and Shawn Murdock; daughter Caroline Bicoy; brother Harvey Alana; sisters Hannah Dayton, Christine Abafo and Miriam Monderen; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Jude Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Arda Elizabeth Vonderheid, 76, of Lahaina, a retired nursing assistant administrator in San Francisco, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by companion Doris Weber and brother Louis. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honolua United Methodist Church. No flowers.
Claude T. Yamamoto Jr., 48, of Kailua, owner of Yamamoto & Sons Engineering Contractor, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Claude T. III, father Claude T. and sisters Adele Kraft and Renee Kojima. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society or St. Francis Hospice.
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