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POTENCIANA "POTEN" REMOLADO BACLAY, 94, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 26, 2000. Born in Carcar, Philippines. A member of the Santo Nino Hinabangay Visayan Club of Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Survived by sons, Lucilo and Roger; daughters, Natie Kight, Lala Omisol, Lisa Alipio and Angie Deocares; 22 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina; Mass 7 p.m. All- night vigil at the residence to follow. Prayer at the residence 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Reception to follow at Borthwick Normans Mortuary lanai area. Casual attire.
ELIZABETH "BETTY" KAKEILULUU BOWMAN, 86, of Honolulu, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Honuape, Kau, Hawaii. A graduate of The Kamehameha Schools in 1931 and the University of Hawaii class in 1934. Survived by husband, Wright; daughter, Claire "Maggie" Graham; son, W. Kent; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Margaret Carmichael; brother, Arthur Whittington. Graveside service noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to St. Francis Hospice. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
HELEN JOANNE CAMILLERI, 76, of Honolulu, died Jan. 3, 2001. Born in Bristol, Conn. A caregiver. Survived by sons, Robert and Guy; daughter, Stephanie; two grandchildren; sister, Viola Chiputa. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday at Saint Peter and Paul Church. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
STANLEY PETER KEKOA CAVACO, 57, of Waimanalo, died Jan. 1, 2000. Born in Honolulu. A retired City & County of Honolulu refuse collector. Survived by wife, Helen; daughters, Antoinette Cavaco-Chang and Bernadette Richardson; son, Raymond; nine grandchildren; father, Raymond; sister, Bernadette Makaula. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m.
EDWARD WAILAU DUVAUCHELLE JR., 41, of Waianae, died Dec. 25, 2000. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Eric and Erwin; sister, Eddriene Lasconia; grandmother, Daisy Bajadali. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
WILLIAM "WIL" PERCY GRIFFIS JR., 58, of Kahului, Maui, died Jan. 3, 2001. Born in Gouverneur, N.Y. A Maui Community College philosophy teacher. Winner of the Board of Regents Excellence in Teaching Award. Survived by wife, Colette "Coco"; stepsons, Marc and Wade Takemoto; sister, Karen Ware; grandchild, Gabe. Visitation 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
EDMUND KAAUWAIAKAMENEHUNE HAO, 78, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1, 2001. Born in Kealia. A retired City & County refuse collector. Survived by daughter, Sari Hao and Yardley Preuc; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; great-great-grandson. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
DOROTHY K. IRELAND, 75, of Honolulu, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in New York City, N.Y. A homemaker, former Punahou School teacher and WASP pilot during World War II. Survived by sons, Chris Ally and Bill Ireland; daughters, Betsy and Gina; seven grandchildren. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Monday at the Elks Club. Inurnment 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to a favorite charity. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
HARRY "BUDDAH" TAKASHI ISHII, 72, of San Francisco, Calif., formerly of Kakaako, died Dec. 22, 2000. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Steven; daughters, Linda Chan and Sandra; three grandchildren; brother, Kenneth; sisters, Kimie Kealoha, Esther Sakurai and Shirley Hahn. Service held. Arrangements by Ashley & McMullen Mortuary.
WILFRED KAIMI KAUI SR., 72, of Anahola, Kauai, died Dec. 29, 2000. Born in Keahapan, Kauai. Owner of EMP Security Guard Service. Survived by wife, Itsue; daughters, Sheila Davis, Cynthia Rapozo, Carolyn, Corinne Curnan and Claire; sons, Wilfred Jr., Kent, Wesley, Clyde, Steven and Keith; brother, Chang; sisters, Elsie Pahia, Sarah Bertelman, Bessie Laster and Thelma; 28 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lihue; service 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. An incorrect service date appeared in a recent obituary.
JAMES JITSUO "JIMMY" KUNIYOSHI, 86,of Kaneohe, died Jan. 1, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. A retired Windward Builders carpenter. Survived by sons, Kenneth and Richard; daughters, Mildred Mitsuko Mizushima, Marie Mitsuyo Ching and Marjorie Misao Kiniyoshi; sister, Haruko Ohara; four grandchildren. Service 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
BART MOLINA MARTINEZ SR., 82, of Honolulu, died Dec. 30, 2000. Born in Nagullian, Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Marina; sons, Freddie, Bart Jr. and Brady; daughters, Cleopatra and Lenora; brothers, Canato and Julion; sisters, Irene and Adelina; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Private burial.
DAVID HOLLAND MESSER, 72, of Lincolnton , N.C., died Jan. 3, 2001. Born in Mecklenburg County, N.C. A U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Korean War. Survived by sons, David and William; daughters, Beke Lindsay, Jeanne Houser, Katie Lawing; sisters, Geneva Dulin, Gladys Atkins, Betty Pennington; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. No local service. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation, 922, Walnut St., Kansas City, Mo. 64106.
GEORGE LOUIS ORNELLAS, 68, of Pearl City, died Jan. 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A member of Teamsters Local and a driver/captain for the motion picture industry. Survived by wife, Cheryl; sons, Richard "Dickie" and Daniel; daughters, Roxanne Crivello, Michele Hipa, Dawn Solomon and Lisa Ornellas; mother, Agnes; sister, Lorraine Wikander; brothers, John, Lowell and Rick; seven grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
FIATAU PITA, 87, of Laie, died Jan. 3, 2001. Born in American Samoa. Survived by sons, Vii, Sui and Piki; daughters, Sialataua Teleso and Fia Aumavae; brother, Telefoni Aumua; sister, Siapotagai Feesago; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints north stake center; service 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Laie Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
SHIZUE TAKAHASHI "JAYNE" SAITO, 75, of Honolulu, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A member of the Tenrikyo Fujinkai. Survived by sons, The Rev. Colin and Eric; daughters, Iris McGivern, Claudia Keaulani and Lynn So; brothers, Hatsuo, Tadahide, Teruaki, Yoshiyuki and Katsutoshi Takahashi; sister, Shigeko Nakagawa; 10 grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
CHARLES SVENSSON, 87, of Honolulu, died Dec. 23, 2000. Survived by wife, Mary and loving friends. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
THE REV. EDDIE EDWARD THOMPSON, 52, of Honolulu, died Dec. 18, 2000. Born in American Samoa. A minister at the New Vision church, formerly United Methodist Church. Survived by wife, Lemusu; sons, Eddie Jr., Ronald, Sivia, Willie and Edward; daughters, Florence Mana, Aumai Schirmer and Elenorah Thompson; hanai sons, Moevailoa Tali and Auega Tali; hanai daughters, Lemusu Seumanu and Margaret Feuai; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
The service for CHARLES RENARD KAHULI "BOYCE" "HUCK" TODD, 69, who died Dec. 28, 2000, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Kailua Christian Church with visitation at 9 a.m. and private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. A change in the service time was provided by the mortuary.
THE REV. FOSTER TRESISE, 86, of Mililani, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Holidaysberg, Pa. Survived by wife, Marguerite; daughter, Leilani; grandchildren, Greg Reyes, Rayna Charles and Jaren. Visitation 10 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:45 a.m. Aloha attire.
AMANI AFO TUFONO, 78, of Waianae, died Dec. 22, 2000. Born in American Samoa. Survived by sons, Nee, Tutoatasi Mailealo, Luavasa and Soosoo, Amani Tuiolemoto and Pelesauma Stower; daughters, Sioliula Sivao, Lemapu, Rita, Alailetuaitafaivalu "Ala"; brothers, Toalei and Toamalama; sister, Magaui Fiame; 24 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
SHIGEO UMETSU, 78, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 18, 2000. Born in ñlaa, Hawaii. Survived by wife, Tamayo; sons, Francis, Kenneth, Ted and Nathan; daughter, Wynee Otsuka; nine grandchildren; sisters, Mitsue Hanabusa, Tsyuko Shimizu, Yaeko Fujiwara and Ruriko Hawashi. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary; Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
MARGARET M. WAHINEHOOKAE, 85, of Napili, Maui, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Napili, Maui. Survived by sons, Reuben, Reimann and Charles; daughters, Marie McCabe and Gwendolyn Hovinen; sisters, Ivy Yim and Barbara Espiritu; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Normans Mortuary; prayer service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Funeral service and burial of the urn noon Jan. 13 at 5458 Lower Honoapiilani Road. No flowers. Casual attire.
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