June 13, 2004
Harold Anguay, 70, of Las Vegas, formerly of Waipahu, a former Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard welder and U.S. Army veteran, died. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Blanche; son Sheldon; daughters Tanya Rodriguez, Deidre Reis and Natasha; brothers Guillermo and Albert; sisters Connie Belin, Priscilla Aleviado, Julie Tampon, Yolanda Balasbas, Adela Fifer and Anita Mickelson; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ewa Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m.
Earl Francis Benson
July 11, 2004
Earl Francis Benson, 67, of Honolulu, a former detective for the Honolulu Police Department and investigator for the prosecutor's office, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gloria; sons Martin K., Michael K. and McKenna I.; daughters Melissa P. Ginella and Melinda M. Benson-Murray; brothers Wayne and John; sisters Catharine Downey and Lois Reeves; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Jerome Kaili Brewster
July 12, 2004
Jerome Kaili Brewster, also known as "Jerry" and "Longi," 65, of Wailuku, a former E.P. Enterprise tile setter, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Kaui; son Mossman; daughters Rhonda Mattos, Jade "Aloha" Smith and Jeroma "Bell" Kaalakea; brother Fred; sister Lillian Baricuatro; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Felipa C. Cacayorin
July 12, 2004
Felipa C. Cacayorin, 84, of Kahului, died at home. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Dennis; daughters Mila Krueger, Betty Melchor and Relly Tagalan; sisters Timotea Manuel and Susana Andres; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Church in Wailuku. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Fred See Ho Chu
July 14, 2004
Fred See Ho Chu, 84, of Kailua, a retired Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station planner and estimator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Matthew and Patrick; daughters Celia Chu-Lines, Beverly Kinley, Tina Staten and Wendie Chu; sister Winifred Lee; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
July 11, 2004
Vivian "Porky" Guerrero, 81, of Kailua, a retired Bureau of Commercial Fisheries purchasing agent, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Samuel N., daughter Leslie K. Rodrigues, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Kailua/Lanikai Boat Ramp at Kailua Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow at the beach.
Charles Joseph Haffner
July 15, 2004
Charles Joseph Haffner, 78, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired manager for the federal government, died in Honolulu. He was born in Springfield, Ill. He is survived by wife Janet C.; sons Shell, Timothy and Jordan; stepsons John and Pastor Jeanno Aquino; daughters Christine White and Cher Lani Haffner-Ulanday; stepdaughter Janell Moriguchi; sisters Virginia Grubisich and Betty Herring; and 14 grandchildren. Services pending.
Helen Toshiko Ikeoka
July 13, 2004
Helen Toshiko Ikeoka, 93, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Wailuku, a retired Maui Bonte manager, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy; daughters Alyce Ikeoka and Lette Kawashima; brothers Albert, Isami and Harry Tsuji; sister Thelma Katsuki; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
The Rev. Daniel Alapai Kekahuna Sr.
June 26, 2004
The Rev. Daniel Alapai Kekahuna Sr., 78, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired rancher and farmer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Louisa L., sons Daniel A. Jr. and Terrace K., daughters Muriel M. Bretzfelder and Mary Jane Coila, 20 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at homestead. Casual attire. For more information, call Terrace Kekahuna at 567-6731 or Mary Jane Coila at 772-1325. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Friday.
Francis Michael Kuahine
July 10, 2004
Francis Michael Kuahine, 50, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Solomon N. Kuahine III, Abraham K., Thomas P., Charles C.K., Joseph M. and Benjamin; sister Mary Ann K. Higashi; fiancee Geraldine Y. Akiona; 23 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Pearl City. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
July 8, 2004
Shizuo Miyamoto, 87, of Hilo, a retired carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Masuto, Takeshi and Susumu. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Victoria Elizabeth Nasser
June 15, 2004
Victoria Elizabeth Nasser, 83, of Redwood, City, Calif., and Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Long Beach, Calif. She is survived by sons Wayne and Kenneth, and three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
July 9, 2004
Tomie Saito, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Matthew Y., sons Norman and Richard, daughters Pauline Hasegawa and Geraldine Hayashi, seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Paul Ganansa Silva Jr.
July 7, 2004
Paul Ganansa Silva Jr., 52, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Francine; sons Brent and James "Jimmy"; daughters Crystal Silva, Tabitha Puniwai and Samantha Cardines; parents Paul Sr. and Helen; brother Randal; sister Jane Johnson; and three grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.
Virginia Mcintyre Sieburg Templeman
July 14, 2004
Virginia Mcintyre Sieburg "Ginny" Templeman, 76, of Honolulu, a technical writer, died. She was born in Dayton Beach, Fla. She is survived by son Richard, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Waikiki Yacht Club.
Tu Minh Tran
July 3, 2004
Tu Minh Tran, 30, of Kapolei, a Raymond's Painting painter, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Savanakhet, Laos. He is survived by wife Casey U.K.Y., daughter Caylin N., parents Chanh and Sac, brothers Tuan and Tommy, and sister Kim Hickey. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
July 16, 2004
Masao Urasaki, 93, of Hilo, a retired state Housing Authority foreman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Grace K.; sons Glenn and Gary; daughter Edna Hironaga; brothers Kenneth, Seizun and Masato; sisters Tsuruko Mabuni, Florence Yoneda and Kikue Yagi; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
John William Wright Jr.
July 2, 2004
John William Wright Jr., 85, of Lopez, Wash., a Honolulu Fire Department employee and retired fire district commander, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Bessie, children John and Harvalee, sisters Liz Shyrack and Maria Thurston, and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Christopher's Church in Kailua. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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