Jovencio "Ben" Arista, 67, of Waipahu, a Pacific Environmental Services employee, died Oct. 14, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Ayusan Sur, Vigan City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalina; sons Benjamin, Leo, Jimmy, Ronnie, Jay, Joel, and Allan; daughters Clarita Francisco and Margie Arios; brother Amante; sisters Luciana and Consuelo; and 25 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Tuesday.
Aileen May Armstrong, 94, of Kihei, Maui, died Nov. 5, 2003, at home. She was born in Brisbane, Australia. She is survived by husband Roy Strutt, sons George Jr. and Larry, sister Gloria Renney, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. No services.
CarmenLeona Ayin, infant daughter of John Ayin and Tresa Tun, of Mililani, died Oct. 31, 2003, in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Julius, grandparents Carmen Tun and Leona Gos, and great-grandparents Seraphina Pugruw and James P. Ayin. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at United Gospel Fellowship Church, 95-061 Waimakua Drive, Mililani. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Mildred Sachie Baba, 77, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army secretary, died Oct. 21, 2003, at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Richard and sisters Ritsu Nishikawa, Haru Watanabe and Setsu and Shigeyo "Amy" Baba. Private services.
Conception Mendigoza "Connie" Bermudes, 85, of Waipahu, a Queen's Medical Center utility worker, died Oct. 24, 2003, in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by sons Benigno "Sonny" Sarona and Marcelino "Jr" and Ricardo "Cardo" Labuanan; daughters Christine "Jane" Tolentino, Catalina "Cathy" Ilaban, Joyce Brandt, Rosy Bermudes, Adela Mirafuentes and Lydia Tellio; brother Eddie Mendiguzo; 33 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Norma Jean Bonahan, 73, of Hilo, an interior decorator, died Nov. 4, 2003, in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kansas City, Kan. She is survived by sons David and Robert D'Anna and Michael Bonahan; daughters Linda Kofler and Teresa Riedel; brothers Jerry, David and Ron Yeamans; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo 96720.
Edmund Burke Jr., 94, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Pacific Fleet naval legal officer and law clerk for U.S. District Judge Nils Tavares, died Oct. 24, 2003. He also served in the Montana legislature and was a county attorney in Bozeman, Mont. He was born in Bozeman. He is survived by wife Dorothy, sons Edmund and Thomas, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Reception: 3 p.m. at Pacific Club. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Additional information for an obituary printed Oct. 29.
George Dudley Dambacher, 86, of Mercer Island, Wash., a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, died Nov. 2, 2003. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Lois, son Jon, daughters Helen Schneider and Audrey Bolson, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Mercer Island. Remembrances may be sent to Selesian Missions, 2 Lefevre Lane, P.O. Box 38, New Rochelle, NY 10802-0030.
Eric Kaohu Duvauchelle, 43, of Waianae, died Oct. 10, 2003, in Waianae Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nanette L., son Jarick Garidan, daughter Jayme, brother Erwin W., sister Eddriene W.D. Lasconia and grandparent Daisy Bajadali. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Myrtle Haru Fujii, 95, of Honolulu, died Oct. 28, 2003, in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Sharon Fujitani, Fern Armytage and Myrle Fujii; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Brian Hajime Ito, 50, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 26, 2003, in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Yaeko, brother Kevin and sisters Marsha and Cheryl. Private services.
Kanemi Kanazawa, 86, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died Nov. 1, 2003, at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Chris and Peter, daughter Lisa Mizono, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Wednesday.
Yvette Kekulamanu "Manu" Kupahu, 39, of Waimanalo, died Oct. 31, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael K. "Mika" and Nakuluaipukonakona Kupahu Maave, parents James "Longie" Kupahu and Gwen Maikala-Kupahu, brother James "Kimo" and sisters Jaime-Ann Kahalepo and Darrlyn "Lei" Canon. Services: 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at 14-3447 Nanawale Blvd. in Nanawale Estates. Scattering of ashes to be held at Waimanalo Beach Park in July 2004. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.
Thomas E. Leedham, 82, of Kaneohe, owner of Audio Visual Services Co., died Nov. 5, 2003, in Kahuku Hospital. He was born in Ontario, Canada. He is survived by brother Herbert and sister Jean MacLean. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive. Call after 2:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. No flowers. Donations suggested to Leedham Adult Day Care Center, 1276 Kailua Road, Kailua 96734.
Miriama Lelauti, 58, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Oct. 20, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by companion Sese Sakaria; sons Raphael and Lelauti Sakaria; daughters Tala Tago and Lagituaiva Sakaria; brothers Tiula, Tautalaso'o, Muliaga and Iolamo Lelauti and Tolovae Potoae; sisters Talalupe Levale, Faanee Sua, Tupe Lelauti and Vai Potoae; and nine grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral, 1184 Bishop St. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the cathedral. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Gloria Lillian Nacionales De Soto Maldonado, 64, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Nov. 1, 2003, at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard "Friday," Anthony "Tony" and Rodney; stepson Michael; daughters Donna M. Smith and Mary Lou Randall; stepdaughter Nora-Jean; companion Richard Basque; mother Dominga Santiago; brothers Julio Jr. and Alfred Nacionales Sr. and Paul Sr. and John De Soto; sisters Virginia Tokioka, Vivian Kilborn and Juliana Negos; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1.
Anthony James "Tony" Marques, 67, of Waianae, a Royal Guard security officer, former B & C Trucking truck driver and U.S. Army veteran, died Nov. 3, 2003, in Waianae Comprehensive Health Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Elaine Davidson, son Anthony J. Jr., daughters Suzanne Ballesteros and Roberta Perkins, brothers Harold and Arnold, and nine grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Waianae Boat Harbor. Casual attire.
Jim Massey, 63, of Houston, a Bank of Hawaii chief information officer and Southwest Bank of Texas executive vice president and chief information officer, died Oct. 22, 2003. He also was a sales engineer and senior sales and marketing advisor for IBM. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Judy, son Jeff, daughters Julie Linos and Joan M. Hella, mother Mary, brother Tom and four grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to the Ray of Life Foundation, 25422 Trabuco Road, Suite 105-477, Lake Forest, CA 92630.
Sarah Kealoha Moreland, 92, of Pearl City, a homemaker and retired Libby Cannery employee, died Oct. 31, 2003, in Leeward Integrated Health Services. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Loretta Chong, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
James W. Mossman, 82, of Mililani, a U.S. Navy veteran during World War II and retired Merchant Marine captain, died Oct. 30, 2003. He was born in Wilkesville, Ohio. He is survived by daughters Rita Kama-Kimura, Ramona Glidewell and Juanita Whalen; brothers George and Ray; sisters Louise McLaughlin, Edna Bernie, Ada Hill, Freda Tippi and Mary Novak; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the cemetery. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.
Billie L. Ross, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired hotel and restaurant owner, died Nov. 4, 2003, in Kailua. She was born in Fowler, Kan. She is survived by daughter Patricia Blair, brother Dick French, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Greely, Colo., at a later date.
William Wesley Saunders, 82, of Honolulu, a lawyer, businessman and U.S. Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died Nov. 2, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Trudy, son William Jr., daughters Diana G. and Elizabeth A., and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Central Union Church.
Mark Yutaka Uyeno, 76, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired real estate broker and U.S. Air Force veteran, died Nov. 3, 2003, in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in San Pedro, Calif. He is survived by sons Michael D. and Robert A., sister Misao Fujiu, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services.
John Matias Vegas, 75, of Eleele, Kauai, a Young Brothers maintenance employee, died Nov. 4, 2003. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by daughters Cindy Ortiz, Jo Ann Kawaguchi, Jerrylynn Rivera and Lona Vegas; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Gathering: 10 a.m. Sunday at 4526 Pualei St. in Eleele. Casual attire.
Albert Edward Ward Sr., 58, of Honomu, Hawaii, a Hamakua Sugar Co. truck driver, died Nov. 1, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Laura Souza; son Robert; daughters Renee Amador and Tanya, Tracy and Taralynn Roman; brother Howard Jr.; sisters Diane and Dina; and nine grandchildren. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.
Goo See Young, 104, of Honolulu, a retired McInerny Clothing Store seamstress, died Nov. 1, 2003, in Holy Family Care Home. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Raymond, brothers Harry and Gilbert Goo, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Ronny Young, 57, of Kailua, a city firefighter III, died Nov. 4, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mikel; sons Robert and Richard Jones and Ryan Young; daughters Tammy Castleforte and Rona Kahoonei; brothers Henry, Tommy and Donald; sisters Siu Fun Chan and Germaine Young; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua 3rd Ward, 1461 Kanapuu Drive. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial to follow.