Robina Rae Abbott
May 16, 2005
Robina Rae Abbott, 47, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frank "Dennis"; sons Anthony and Eric Knight and Ian Abbott; daughters Bonita Aguilar and Vena Lopez; father Fred Q. Talon; mother Magdalena Talon; brother Fred Talon; sister Suzanne Talon; and three grandchildren. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Magdalena Labuguen Butac
May 18, 2005
Magdalena Labuguen Butac, 88, of Ewa Beach died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Lanao, Bangui, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Orie, daughters Florenda Salvatera and Serlita Sagucio, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 6:30 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
May 21, 2005
Nicanor Candolizas, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Kaanapali Hotel employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Felicidad "Fely" Alatan, Caridad "Carrie" Leyson, Flora "Floy" Reyes, Leonora "Lenny" Ilac and Felisa "Jeannie" Comilang. Private services.
Rose T. Costa
May 22, 2005
Rose T. Costa, 93, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Honolulu, a retired state pastry chef, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Sylvia Neves and Yvonne "Pinky" Au Hoy, stepson William F. "Bill," 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Anastacio Herrera Fronda
May 17, 2005
Anastacio Herrera Fronda, 88, of San Bernardino, Calif., formerly of Foster Village, a retired musician and APCOA parking supervisor, died in California. He was born in Posorobio, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Susana M.; sons Bernard A. and Glenn; sisters Emciang Montemayor and Ciriaca and Victoria Ronquillo; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Richard Christian Hughes
May 14, 2005
Richard Christian Hughes, 22, of Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a Palmdale City Playhouse actor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Richard E. Jr.; mother Ginette Riopel; brothers Michael F., Kurt S. and Julien Andre-Pierre; grandparent Richard E. Sr.; and step-grandparent Barbara V. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at the Newman Center, Honolulu. Call after 1 p.m. A celebration of life will follow in the center's reception hall. Burial: 11:30 a.m. June 6 at Makawao Cemetery, Maui. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., No. 220, Honolulu 96814; or the Richard Christian Hughes Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Palmdale City Playhouse, 38334 East 10th Ave., Palmdale, CA 93550.
Cleo Mozelle Kapu
May 23, 2005
Cleo Mozelle Kapu, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Amber, Okla. She is survived by husband Paul; sons Darryl Abe, Paul "Kekai," Keawe, Kalani, Kawika and Keeaumoku; daughters Victoria "Qualani" White and Pauline "Mapuana" Lukela; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
David Edward Reese Jr.
May 24, 2005
David Edward Reese Jr., 80, of Honolulu, a NASA Ames Research Center aeronautical engineer, died. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Mary; sons David and Kevin; daughters Susan and Karen; stepsons Ted, Michael and Jay; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Church of the Crossroads. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Honolulu Symphony or Church of the Crossroads.
Sandra April Rodrigues
May 19, 2005
Sandra April Rodrigues, 59, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard, daughter Penny, brothers Edward Perrells and Steve Hernandez, sister Diane Mesa and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Paul Douglas Santos III
May 22, 2005
Paul Douglas Santos III, infant son of Paul Jr. and Brandalyn of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is also survived by grandparents Paul Sr. and Jocelyn Santos, and Delfredo Jr. and Saydi Llanes; and great-grandparents Nelson and Charlotte Foster, Priscila Llanes, Loretta Brown and Edward "Mac" and Jackie McMurray. No services.
Bessie T. Sugimoto
May 15, 2005
Bessie T. Sugimoto, 82, of Honolulu, a retired federal government employee, died at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Masashi, son Clyde S., daughters Gayle N. Roddy and Pamela L. Giamario, brother Henry Tsukasa, sisters Ruth Yashiki and Louise Ishii, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 10, 2005
Desiderio "Deriong" Tamayo, 64, of Mililani, a Del Monte Corp. employee, died at home. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza T. "Espe"; son Max; daughters Maria Balanza, Vilma Tamayo-Navarro, Marlene Tamayo, Charita Abalos and Leonida Rhonda; brother Dominador; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
May 21, 2005
Tomie Tarasawa, 95, of Honolulu died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son George T.; daughters Yukiko Kato, Alice K. Yagi and Grace H. Schoenbrun; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Bruce Bartlett Van Kirk
May 23, 2005
Bruce Bartlett Van Kirk, 75, of Kailua-Kona, a U.S. Army ranger and Union Carbide vice president and sales director, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Barbara; son Bruce; daughters Karen Miller, Holly Rose and Jennifer Van Kirk; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Gladys Ralston Warner
May 23, 2005
Gladys Ralston Warner, 91, of Honolulu, a retired stock clerk at the former Woolworth's in Ala Moana Center, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Kenneth K., sons David N. and Sidney A. Quintal, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
May 22, 2005
Miyoko "May" Yokogawa, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired barber, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Bellingham, Wash. She is survived by sons Henry, Richard and Gregg; daughter Anne Fujita; sisters Mineko Taruzawa and Harue Suizu; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Victorino Domosmog Yosores Sr.
May 10, 2005
Victorino Domosmog Yosores Sr., 77, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Aurora; son Randolph; daughters Nora Tan, Cora Yosores, Zora Rebulanan and Myra Geyrozaga; sister Ellen Lamosao; and nine grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Church, Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.
Arthur H. Zsupnik Jr.
May 21, 2005
Arthur H. "Butch" Zsupnik Jr., 65, of Waimea, Hawaii, an Intertek Testing Services Caleb Brett U.S.A. petroleum inspector and Big Island Country Club employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maile-Anne; son Troy A. DeVera; daughters Kehaulani D. Marshall, Nani A. Zsupnik and Joy Lynn Pavao; mother Mary A.; brother Marvin "Kip"; sisters Regina Thomason and Patricia A. Grube; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services held.
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