Kikue Abe, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Dec. 2 at home. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George, Richard and Roy; daughter Helen Kamada; sisters Tsuneko Niiya and Masako Saito; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Simplicio "Sam" Manalo Aldover, 76, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy veteran and a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center employee, died Thursday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Hermenegilda "Hilda"; sons Simplicio "Sims" Jr., Daniel "Danny" and Donarco "Dony"; daughters Hermilyn Daugherty, Maribertha "Marie" Aldover, Erlinda "Linda" Charest, Jorgette A. Perry, Angelica Igana and Alice Espiritu; brothers Amado and Segundo; sister Lucing Sena; and 13 grand- children. Services: noon Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Wesley T. Bello, 44, of Daly City, Calif., died Dec. 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Harold T. and Gladys, sisters Sharlene Dablo and Terri Bello, and brother Douglas. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ralph Eugene Brown, 79, of Honolulu, died Dec. 17 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Vienna Township, Mich. He is survived by wife Donna L. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
Irineo Lucas Bruno, 93, of Kaneohe, co-owner of Bruno Adult Residential Care Home, died Dec. 17. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Tomasa; sons Edwin Bruno and Roger and John Ramolete; daughters Caroline Wiek, Merlinda and Estelle Ramolete, and Tessie Souza; and nine grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann's Church in Kaneohe. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
Richard Haaheo Clark, 53, of Ewa Beach, died Nov. 12 in Hawaii. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Robert, William, Edgal and Francis; and sister Emma. Private inurnment at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Emil "Imu" James Cruz, 63, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died Dec. 14 at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son James D.K. Manuwa, daughters Georgielyn Keawe and Doreen K. Cruz, brothers Luibeck and William, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services and scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Friday off Waikiki Beach fronting the Sheraton Moana Surfrider.
Rebecca Leinaala Luciana Elisaga, 50, of Hilo, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ernest L. Jr. and Orlando L. Grace; daughters Tammilee C. and Janifer A.I. Grace; mother Helen M. Mahi; brothers Paul A., William B. and Tommy D.; sisters Violet K. Morales, Lillian L. Tabancura and Hazel L. Johnson; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Masashi Fukumoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Air Force athletic trainer, died Dec. 12 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys; stepsons Raymond and Collin Hada; daughters Caroll Takahashi, Esther Lau, Joan Worden and Karen Sakurai; stepdaughter Ethel Takayama; brothers Tommy and Robert; sister Esther Abe; and six grand- children. Private services.
Julia Gutierres, 92, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died last Wednesday in Molokai General Hospital. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Donald and Daniel, daughter Dolores "Dodie" Manaba, brother Manuel Fernandez, seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Sophia Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park, Section E, Lot 286 F-1, Honolulu.
Alice Hanson, 95, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired schoolteacher, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Geneseo, Ill. She is survived by son John, daughter Karen Doom, seven grand- children and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Anna Margaret King, 80, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii Marine Center purchasing agent, died Friday in Ewa Beach. She was born in Texas. Private inurnment at Oahu Cemetery.
Sapi Epati Tuitelele Macareag, 80, of California, a homemaker, died Dec. 13 in California. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by son Kenneth A., daughter Mary Westbrook, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.
Kenneth Hisao Nakamura, 74, of Kaneohe, a former legislator and a retired attorney, died Dec. 14 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Jane A.; sons Bryan E., Dwight M. and Mitchell M.; daughters Claire K. Nakamura and Kathleen H.N. Dela Cruz; brother Richard M.; sisters Hazel H. Matsushige, Jane N. Nakamura and Joan Kim; and four grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m.
Alfredo Apilado Nones, 83, of Honolulu, a Wailana Coffee House employee and a retired electrician for Antamok Coal Mines in the Philippines, died Dec. 7. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Francisca; sons Eddie, Ronnie and Gil; daughters Evangeline Yabut, Felicidad Nones, Caridad Namoca, Alma Burck and Carmela Nones; sisters Tirsa Flores and Hilaria Albayalde; and 13 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Clarence Kealoha Sonny "Hawaiian" Nuuanu Sr., 58, of Honolulu, a former truck driver for Foremost and Johnson Brothers Liquor Co., died Dec. 17. He is survived by wife Loveymae; sons Clarence Jr. and Anthony-Henry; daughters Loveymae Lei and Kalei Ahina; father Anthony K.; brothers Theodore Sr., Joseph, Abe, Henry, Paul and Timothy; sisters June Nuuanu, Libby Bicoy, Charmaine Kaawa, Wilma Nauka, Annie Kuakini, Antoinette Nuuanu, Veronica Kalilikane, Pauline Morante and Virginia Chuberko; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at sea on Sunday. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lionel Eric Pridgen, 42, of Kahului, a linesman for the former GTE Hawaiian Telephone Co., died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Cherry, son Adam, daughter Kealani Wilsey, stepdaughter Shannon Melton, father William, mother Marie A. Achi, brother William D. and one grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. A reception to follow at the mortuary's dining facility. Casual attire.
Retta M. Rapp, 71, of Kaneohe, died Saturday in Kailua. She was born in South Dakota. She is survived by son Joe, brothers Henry and Vincent Wright, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Yoshiko Taniguchi, 93, of Honolulu, died Dec. 5. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Dr. Raymond, Edwin and Rick; daughter Elaine Takenaka; sister Harriet Watanabe; caregiver Carol Baird; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Takeshi Tsunezumi, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Servco Pacific sales agent, died Dec. 15 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kiyoko, son Kelvin, daughters Cecilia Shikuma and Minnie Tsunezumi, brothers Masatoshi and Tamotsu, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Alexander Wah Sung Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a tour escort for Char's Tours and a retired American Factors Insurance Co. employee, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Henry and Robert; sisters Thelma Wong, Alberta Loo, Florence Chee and Clara Yee; and the hanai family of Ray Chang. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
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