Thursday, December 27, 2001

Betty G. Barbett, 52, of Ewa Beach, owner of Onipaa Pest & Termite Solution, died Sunday in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kamahuialani Johnette January and brothers Moses and John Gonsalves. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Robert Teichi Chinna, 80, of Honolulu, a retired chef for Jolly Rogers Waikiki, died Sunday at home. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by wife Nora T.; son Lance; daughters Karen Kahoopii, Charlyn Aoki, Loyce Hurley and Geriann Ono; brother Teiji; sister Kay Toyama, Annie Arakaki, Dolly Gushiken and Betty Ahuna; and seven grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward Connaughton, 66, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a radio and television broadcaster, died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a taxi driver for Luana's Limousine Service and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was born in Winnetka, Ill. He is survived by sons Clifford, Jeff and Todd; daughters Wendy Stefanski, Colleen Madden, Megan Ledin, Bobbie Connaughton, Bridgett Billaber, Katie Duggan and Molly Gorzney; brother Patrick; and 22 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. John's Catholic Church, Captain Cook. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Lee Elam, 47, of Wai- alua, an employee for the Feed Trough, died Friday. He was born in Cincinnati. He is survived by sister Shirley E. Herald. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Mokuleia Polo Field. Casual attire.

Clara Yukiko Fukumitsu, 90, of Honolulu, died Dec. 13. She is also survived by sister Hatsune Onizuka. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Howard Kealiiokamoku Harbottle Sr., 39, of Wai- manalo, an equipment coordinator for the city and county of Honolulu, Road Division, died Dec. 19. He was also a cashier for Sheraton-Waikiki Wines & Spirits, head coach for St. Louis School paddling, and coach for Kapahulu Aliis baseball. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hale; sons Howard Jr. and Kalakaua Calvin; daughter Brittney H. Kahaunaele; parents Colonel and Kelly; brothers Piikoi and Lima; and sisters Queenie Loo, Davanette Cabinatan and Joyce Harbottle. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Makiki Community of Christ, 1666 Mott-Smith Drive. Call after 6 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Grace White Jenkins, 77, of Honolulu, a retired merchandiser for Sears, died Dec. 17 at home. She was born in Trinidad, Colo. She is survived by brother David L. Atkinson and sister Clara M. Smith. Private services held.

Joel Tsuyoshi Kudo, 33, of Hilo, proprietor for Kudo's Garage Door Co., died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Lynn Kihara, parents James and Kay, and brothers Kent and Tim. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Ernesto Ramirez Moises, 69, of Kapaa, Kauai, an irrigator for Lihue Plantation, died Sunday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jovita D.; daughters Leny Galvez, Marlene Villanueva, Connie Moises, Virginia Gaters and Tess Abigania; sons Fidel, Juan, Nestor, Ernesto and Joseph; brothers Luis and Eusebio; sisters Saturina Moises, Victoria Clarin and Joven Esperon; and 18 grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine's Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kalapaki Bay Cemetery. Casual attire.

Sharon Louise Nyere Olson, 58, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Hawaii, a former teacher at Iolani School, died Sunday. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Donald M., sons Christopher M. and Jeffrey M., mother Jeanne F. Nyere, sister Barbara N. Slevin and two grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Esther Young Soon Lim Ome, 89, of Honolulu, died Dec. 19 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Geraldine Best; brothers Max S.H., Tai H. and Kwan H. Lim; sister Nora Goodness; and two grandchildren. Private services held.

Abel William Pololu, 53, of Haleiwa, a retired employee for R.H.S. Lee Trucking, died Dec. 14. He was also a former employee for E.D.L. Appliances. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Hans, daughter Robyn, sister Mary Esther Kamisato and one grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Joseph "Jo Jo" Hookano Kahee Santos, 56, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, an auto mechanic, died Dec. 17 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Valerie Lee; son Jayse Lee; daughters Janelle and Jolynne Lee; mother Nellie; brothers Frank and Manuel; sisters Martha Ahuna, Rosemary Tavares, Hermanett Santos, Ida Perez, Gilberta Evangelista, Nellie Fejeran, Theresa Ignacio, Bernadette Soares, Etta Nacnac, Lurline Millar and Marie Sadino; and six grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at the residence, 225 Todd Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

James F. Storm, 60, of Honolulu, a grievance officer for the Seafarers International Union, died Dec. 15 in Honolulu. He was born in Painesville, Ohio. He is survived by daughters Kimberly Hurst and Susan Garza; and sons David Storm, Jeff Storm and Clinton Hurst. Private services.

Edward Egidio Tangonan, 89, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died last Thursday in Molokai General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juliet; sons Eddie, Danny, Stanley, Perry, Donovan, Chad and Shawn; daughters Estrelita Castro, Janet Aliman, Ruby Kawai, Joy Kaupu, Marilyn Mamuad, Rosie Silau, Jennie Tangonan and Ammie Tangonan; 43 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Call: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at the residence, 431 Alamalama Ave. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Sophia Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kapaakea Cemetery.

Beatrice "Etring" Ramirez Tesoro, 91, of Honolulu, died Dec. 17. She is also survived by sister Josefina Figueras. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Phyllis Margaret Trimmer, 75, of Hilo, a homemaker, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waiohinu. She is survived by sons John M. Robertson, Scott H. Robertson and Daniel E. Trimmer; daughters Susan Traynor and Patricia Thompson; brothers Herbert McBride, William McBride Jr., Sam McBride and Robert Anderson; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Urn committal: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Olotele Justin Vaolo, 21, of Kihei, an Alexander's Fish and Chips cook, died Wednesday at home. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Sunday.

Fumie Watanabe, 86, of Mililani died last Thursday. She was born in Spreckelsville Camp II, Maui. She is survived by husband Shuji; daughters Judy "Itsuko" Fukuchi, Sally "Hisako" Watanabe and Reiko Kusuda; sons Robert, Stanley and Larry; sister Alice "Tomie" Hirose; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Katherine Ing Wong, 88, of Honolulu, a former waitress, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Phyllis Weaver; sisters Kai Chang, Molly Moniz and Girlie Keeno; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.

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