Wednesday, December 12, 2001

Alice Olival Almond, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired long-term sales clerk for Liberty House, died Friday in Straub Medical Center. She was also a caregiver. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Alan D., brothers Stephen and Manuel Olival, sister Bessie Andrade, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Freda M. Braidwood, 88, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired cosmetologist, died Dec. 4 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in England. She is survived by daughters Jenefer McArthur and Vanessa In, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Waikoloa Community Church. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Humane Society or other charity.

Lucille Burton, 90, of Kailua, a retired nurse for Pohai Nani Care Center, died Dec. 1 in Malama Ohana. She was born in Knoxville, Penn. Services: noon Monday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Call after 11 a.m. No flowers.

Philip Myeng Whon Choo, 82, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman for Matson Navigation Co., died Sunday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kimiko, son Philip, daughter Katherine, brother Charles and sister Linda Akana. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Carolina Clemente Cunningham, 72, of Kaneohe, a piano, organ and voice teacher, died Sunday in Kaneohe. She was also a former United Methodist deaconess. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband William "Bill"; children Dawn C., William C. Jr., Glena C., Rosanne C., June C. and Christopher D.; sister Elisa C. Santos; and brother Juanito B. Clemente. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Kahaluu United Methodist Church. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Travis Matthew Hovey, 23, of Kailua, a student and delivery driver for Napa Auto Parts, died Dec. 3 in Provo, Utah. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Scott and Joelyn; brothers Scott Jr., Robert and Kai; sister Pohai; and grandparents Harold and Phyllis Hovey, and Joseph and Chiquta Travis. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua Chapel. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Taisali Ili, 71, of Waianae died last Wednesday. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Tootoo; sons Taugata, Kirisimasi and Tootoo Jr.; daughters Toalima Sila, Asosa Peni, Asogafua Tupuola, Emma Ili, Naomi Ili and Tracy Ili; sister Emma Masitalo; 46 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua 2nd Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Casual attire.

Emilia Borromeo Kaahanui, 78, of Halawa Heights, a retired employee for Pan American Airlines, died Saturday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Henry Jr.; son Henry III; daughters Eileen Tanaka, Vivian Walker, Elizabeth Curtiss, Edna Owan, Ella Tolentino and Vanessa Browne; sisters Juanita Reyes and Alejandria Regino; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grand- children. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea Ward. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Grover Seu Tet Lee, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired pressman for the Hawaii Newspaper Agency, died Nov. 25 in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alma; daughters Winnie Adolpho and Kehau Lopes; stepsons Arnold and Nelson Failing; stepdaughters Priscilla Fernandez, Cheryl Failing and Nadine Ching; brother Clinton Lee; sisters Hilda Fo, Winifred De Motta and Ethel Keawe; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. Private burial.

Alvin Katsumi Maeda, 62, of Torrance, Calif., a retired school counselor, died Nov. 26 in California. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Agnes; daughter Debbie; sons Michael, Matthew and Christopher; mother Chiyoko; and brother David. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leleifatufa Falealo Mauga, 76, of Honolulu, died Nov. 26. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by daughters Gagamoe Tuiala, Christina Suapaia, Ruta Afuola and Bernadette Leota; son John; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

William Patrick "Billy" McGuire, of Anderson, Ind., a production worker for Delphi in Muncie, died Dec. 9 at home. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Seini Pepe Naeata, 55, of Hauula, died Saturday at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Tomu; daughters Makasini Tuiasoa, Lesley Tuitavuki, Betsy Naeata and Tupou Taumoepeau; sons Viliami and Siosifa; mother Mele Niupalau; sisters Anaseini Siniva Palu, Vika Lolohea Pauni, Sulia Unga, Taku Heleta, Peti Heiufi, Ofa Falekaono, Lela Tatafu and Ngaki Tuatonga; brothers Kaliopasi Niupalau, Viliami Alipate, Sosaia Niupalau and Asipeli Niupalau; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 6th Ward. Call after 7 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Romeo Villasan Quilitorio, 70, of Kunia, a private janitorial contractor for Subic Bay U.S. Naval Base, died yesterday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad "Chol"; sons Ruben and Anthony; daughters Maria Victoria, Nora Esporas and Ma. Eulalia Gregorio; brothers Alfredo Jr. and Ramon; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Blessed Damien, Barbers Point. Call after 4:30 p.m.

Robert Rhoda Jr., 17, of Mililani, died last Wednesday. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by mother Laurie Victorino; father Robert Sr.; stepmother Dolores Savella; sisters Jolyn Garcia, Angela Rodgers, Trinda Sams and Kim Coleman; grandmother Leadora Victorino; and fiancee Daclyn Lunasco. Wake service: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Helen Smock, 83, of Lihue, died Nov. 14 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by sister Dorothy Lee Gay and caregiver Linda Herceg. Interment in California.

Arlene Hooheno Kahookele Staton, 61, of Fayetteville, N.C., formerly of Ookala, Hawaii, a military police officer for the U.S. Army Women's Army Corps, died Nov. 25 in Fayetteville. She was born in Ookala. She is survived by husband Russell W.; son Mervin Kalakapua; daughters Roxanna Haunani Staton-McGraw and Catherine Leilani Staton; sisters Edna May Kahookele-Smith, Rosemond H. Kahookele, Finella Julian and Caroline Aguilera; brothers Walter K. and Robert Kahookele; and two grandchildren. Services over cremated remains: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Urn burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wendy Sylva, 34, of Ewa Beach died last Wednesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harold; daughters Erika-Lyn and Joslynn; son John-Ray; parents Norman and Henrietta Borges; brother Randy Borges; and sisters Caroldean Borges, Robin Ortiz and Samantha Borges-Paiva. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

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