Joseph Kealoha Alana Sr.
Jan. 26, 2005
Joseph Kealoha "Kelly" Alana Sr., 63, of Waianae, a city Department of Auditoriums maintenance worker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by former wife Catherine, son Joseph "Kelly-boy" Jr., daughters Grace Pakele and Chieko Kageyama, companion Florence Rodrigues, companion's sons Stanley and Shayne R., sister Florence Diones and seven grandchildren. Mass: noon Friday at Sacred Heart Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Peter Medina Bareng
Jan. 26, 2005
Peter Medina Bareng, 85, of Honolulu, a former Peter M. Bareng Inc. owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza; sons Darrell, A. Peter, David and Dominic; daughters Sherrylyn Yamada and Yolanda Hein; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. John's the Baptist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Lester Hollis Gamble Sr.
Jan. 12, 2005
Lester Hollis Gamble Sr., 87, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a food broker, entrepreneur and L.H. Gamble Co. founder, died in Kona Community Hospital. He also was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II. He was born in Wessington, S.D. He is survived by wife Alice, sons Hoagy and Mark, daughter Carolee Krieger, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua. Donations suggested to Kona Hospice, T.R.E.E.S. or the Kona Historical Society. Casual attire. No flowers.

Chung Ho
Jan. 21, 2005
Chung Ho, 71, of Honolulu, a retired New World Chinese Restaurant and Hee Hing Restaurant cook, died at home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Lin Oi Louie; sons Derek C.M., Ivan C.H. and Marcus C.T.; daughter Candyce C.L. Ogino; and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Beatrice R. Hoving
Jan. 14, 2005
Beatrice R. Hoving, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Douglas Aircraft secretary, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Augusta, Mo. She is survived by daughter Shirley. Private services. No gifts.

Betty Jean Hutt
Jan. 29, 2005
Betty Jean Hutt, 84, of Fresno, Calif., a retired licensed vocational nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in Fresno. She is survived by husband Edward C., son Edward C. Jr., daughter Beverly Chow and four grandchildren. Services to be held in Selma, Calif.

Doris Iwasaki
Jan. 9, 2005
Doris Iwasaki, 91, of Kaneohe, an owner and operator of a mom-and-pop store in Kalihi, died in Kaneohe. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

William Choong Look
Jan. 16, 2005
William Choong Look, 92, of Honolulu, an entomologist and State Plant Quarantine executive, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen, sons Darryl and Wilcy, daughter Candace Young, sister Annie Wong, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert Eugene Massey
Jan. 25, 2005
Robert Eugene Massey, 67, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Elwood, Ind. He is survived by children Robert Jr., Daniel and Jason Massey and Robin Ing; brother Oscar; sister Lucille Ashman; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Lewis Harvey Stone
Jan. 27, 2005
Lewis Harvey Stone, 85, of Waianae, a retired federal government machinist, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Colorado. He is survived by sons Mark G. and Peri L., brother Tommy, sister Marie Bosley and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Baptist Church.

Gladys Tazue Takaki
Jan. 26, 2005
Gladys Tazue Takaki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Harvey and George, stepsons Norman and Ken, daughter Alice M. Aoki, stepdaughter Jane Oyama, brothers Charles and Richard Takase, sister Lucille Takase and eight grandchildren. Private services.

James Dobie Thain Jr.
Jan. 25, 2005
James Dobie Thain Jr., 65, of Kailua, a Charles Pankow Builders construction superintendent, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Susan, sons James III and Justin, daughters Kirsten Thain and Cheyne Martinez, brother Ian "Scotty," sister Moira Hand, caregiver Lisiate Heimuli and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Koolau Golf Club. Call after 9:30 a.m.

Sila Unutoa
Jan. 23, 2005
Sila Unutoa, 79, of Waipahu, a Christian of Salvation Church deacon, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Temukisa; sons Fiapito and Sila Stippi, Edmund, Eddie, Edward and Justin Unutoa; daughters Juneeta Aliifua, Lydia "Bernie" Kahale, Jo-Lynn Downey and Anne Pulou and Lo-Lynn, Olivia, Rose and Mae Unutoa; brothers Tuiofea Aloalo and Paepae and Tony Tuiofea; sisters Moeivaigafa Afe and Fuarosa Timoteo; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Kaumakapili Church, 766 N. King St., Honolulu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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