Roseline Souza Baptiste
Oct. 3, 2004
Roseline Souza Baptiste, 89, of Hilo, a cafeteria manager for various public schools, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Puhi, Kauai. She is survived by sons Calvin and Denis; daughter Lorene Grigg; brother Edward Souza; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Willie E. Branch
Oct. 5, 2004
Willie E. Branch, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Community Correctional Center adult corrections officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Morganton, N.C. He is survived by sons William "Bill," Bryan and Jon; daughters Barbara Benedict and Laura Keliikupakako; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Juanito Rulona Cua
Oct. 5, 2004
Juanito Rulona Cua, 97, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Labu-On, Calape, Bohol, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fortunata "Turning," son Santiago Husain Jr.; sisters Patricia Cua Nicanor and Romana Cua; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa's Church, 712 N. School St. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park in Waipio.
Stephen Anthony de la Cruz
Oct. 1, 2004
Stephen Anthony de la Cruz, 20, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a McDonald's Puainako and Office Max employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Marieto Salvador and Lynne W. de la Cruz; brother Patrick M.; companion Jaydene Topenio; and grandparents Maximino and Josephine de la Cruz, Mary Kay Gething and John Witwer. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.
Grace Ada Dunn
Oct. 7, 2004
Grace Ada Dunn, 53, of Lahaina, a Realtor, died at home. She was born in Hayward, Calif. She is survived by husband Stanley; son Corbin; daughter Brenna; and brother Robert Whitmire. Private services.
Mabel K. Freitas
Oct. 7, 2004
Mabel K. Freitas, 69, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Herbert and Manuel; daughters Cathy Young, Barbara Garcia and Lucy Freitas; brothers John Townsend, Charles Scott and Herman and Ivan Wond Jr.; sister Shirley Aiu; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grand- children. Services: 10:20 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Warren Yoshikatsu Ishii
Sept. 30, 2004
Warren Yoshikatsu Ishii, 66, of Pearl City, a retired Unisys Corp. customer engineering support employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Irene E. Maeda. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Mountain View Section. Casual attire.
Oct. 6, 2004
Tamotsu Kadooka, 83, of Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii, a retired Kadooka Nursery owner, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Keei, South Kona. He is survived by wife Kikuye; sons Pat and Chris; daughters Janice Uchida, Dale Gomes and Lorna Kadooka; brothers Sunao, Mamoru and Susumu; sister Masae Honda; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Additional services: 4 p.m. Oct. 23 at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Kona. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Lieselotte Hohl Kunane
Sept. 26, 2004
Lieselotte Hohl "Lisa" Kunane, 72, of Honolulu, an Eye of the Pacific Guide Dogs trainer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hamburg, Germany. She is survived by sister Paula Miraflor. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Hyang Soon Ann Lee
Sept. 28, 2004
Hyang Soon Ann Lee, 63, of Mililani, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Herman J.P.; son Kenneth Moon; daughter Mija Brown; brother Cha Won Moon; sisters Kum Cha Moon and Song Ja Davis; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Holly Helelani Nishimura
Oct. 3, 2004
Holly Helelani Nishimura, 50, of Kailua, a former Health Services Administration director and health sciences assistant professor at Gannon University in Erie, Pa., died at home. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She is survived by husband Benson Medina; stepson Caine Medina; daughter Emily Urbaniak; mother Pearl R.; brother Jay and sister Linda. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel on the campus of Kamehameha Schools. Call after 3:30 p.m. Additional services to be held in Erie. No flowers. Donations suggested to the family.
Edward Harry George Poe Sr.
Oct. 3, 2004
Edward Harry George "Eddie" Poe Sr., 70, of Waianae, a retired Masons Union, Local 1 tile setter, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Edward H.G. Jr. and John; hanai son Bruce Arakaki; daughters Darlene Cuarisma and Gwendolyn Poaha; companion Rose Lyau; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
William Kauiokekoa Respicio Sr.
Oct. 8, 2004
William Kauiokekoa Respicio Sr., 60, of Hilo, a laborer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Florence; sons William Jr., Bryant, Jerryl "Joe" and Christopher; brothers Severo Y.G., Donald W.S., Harry A. and Lee Roy K.; sisters Helen R. Tolentino and Winiefred K.L. Agpoon; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
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