Jennie Souza Ahue, 84, of Kaneohe, a housewife and a former Times Super Market and Ark's End employee, died March 17 in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by sons Ernest "Sonny" and Charles III, daughters Iris De Rego and Charlene P. Goo, brother David Souza, 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Fai Chang, 76, of Aiea, a retired cook, died Thursday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Chung Shan, China. He is survived by wife Kwan In; sons Glen H.Q., Raymond H.K., Kevin H.L., Donald H.B. and Kolin H.W.; daughters Pearl P.J. Yuen and Cathleen C.S. Chang; sisters Sonia Chun and Pei Shao Zheng; and nine grandchildren. Taoist services: 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Jose Robin "Jay Jay" Delizo Jr., 17, of Waialua died March 18. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by parents Jose Sr. and Donna, brothers Dezmen "Dez" Anoina and Jodon "Jo Jo" Delizo, sister Jazzmen "Tita" and grandparents Albert and Jo Anoina and Dolores Lumoya. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waialua Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Esther Goo, 81, of Waihee, Maui, a Department of Human Services Maui Medical Group employee, died Thursday at home. She was born in Olowalu, Maui. She is survived by brothers Willie, James, Clarence, Lawrence and Ernest. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Wailuku Union Church. Call after 10 a.m. Reception to follow at church hall. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Charles J. "Chuck" Hartman, 82, of Aiea, a Kaiser-TelePrompTer Underground Cable Antenna Systems manager, died Wednesday in Aiea. He also was a former KITV director of engineering and a KHET consulting engineer. He was born in Camden, N.J. He is survived by wife Margaret "Peggy," daughter Lexi Whitehurst and brothers Irving and Kenneth. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Inurnment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Evan Raymond "Sony" Hunt Jr., 79, of Kaneohe, died March 20 in Honolulu. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Episcopal Church in Kaneohe. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published March 23.

Ronald Nalima Hopu Jeremiah, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Lincoln Elementary School custodian, died March 5. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Wallace Sr., the Rev. Reuben and Herman. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kunikatsu "Bing" Kozawa, 83, of Wailuku, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. employee, died Friday in Hale Makua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Stanley H., daughters Karen N. Kozawa-Ferguson and Joyce T. Nobriga, sister Setsuko Matsunaga, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary donations.

John Milton Lawson, 63, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Education custodian, died last Monday in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by companion Carolann Kam and sons Gerard and Jeff Kam-Lawson. Private scattering of ashes.

Tadao Matsuda, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Fort Shafter heavy equipment mechanic, died March 23 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, brother Larry and sisters Alice Omura and Helen Toma. Private services.

Chiyoko Matsui, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Palolo Elementary School cook, died March 16. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Toshio, sons Edwin S. and Michael S., daughter Cynthia M. Kawanishi, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Dorothy Mitchell, 83, of Lahaina, a retired special education schoolteacher in Georgia and a Kamehameha Schools part-time employee, died March 18 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Georgia. She is survived by sons Charles, Tom and William; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services pending.

Helen L. Moss, 86, of Honolulu died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. No survivors. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Kilohana Methodist Church. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

Leslie Takashi Murai, 57, of Honolulu, an administrator for Hawaii Institute of Real Estate, died March 20 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Alice, daughters Stephanie Nishimura and Lauren Murai, brother Wallace, sister Carolyn Fujiwara and one grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Baptist Church. Call after 3 p.m.

Maria F. Conchita "Conching" Ocreto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery packer, died March 20 at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Fernando Sr.; sons Fernando Jr., Gary, Douglas, Ernest, Kenneth and Lincoln; brother Ralph Fernandez; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Parish, 1614 Monte St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Henry Yo Hani Sur, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Airlines aircraft overhaul shop foreman, died last Monday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Kenneth and Peter; brothers David, Walter, Joseph and Kingsley; sisters Esther Case, Audrey Chun, Elsie Kim and Winifred Weaver; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hiroshi Tanaka, 78, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died March 20. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Yoshinori, Jack S., Howard M. and Edwin T., and sisters Jane Yoshimura, Virginia Kimura and Mildred Tamashiro. Private services.

Ruby Leimomi Wilhelm, 66, of Waianae died March 19 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward D. Wilhelm and Zachary K. Kaai; daughters Cheryl A. Wilson and Momilani J. Fernandez; brothers Simeon and Sterling Kalua and Shonnie Kalaiwaa; sisters Laverna Walker, May Dudoit, Lenora Gifford, Blossom Rankin, Doradean Kahaleua and Sindi Kalua; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Claude T. Yamamoto Sr., 77, of Kailua, a retired executive for the Boy Scouts of America, died March 22. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Adele Kraft and Renee Kojima, sisters Ayako "Alice" Tanaka and Michiko Yamamoto, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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