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Posted on: Wednesday, January 24, 2001


SAMUEL K. AIPIA SR., 68, of Hanalei, Kaua
i, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in Puuanahulu, Hawaii. An equipment operator with Princeville Corp. Survived by wife, Winona; sons, Sam and Shawn; daughters, Goldie Stewart and Brenda Aipia; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, Charles Jr.; sisters, Priscilla Lowe, Armine Keane and Wolletta Collona. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at Kapaa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses; service 2 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

REYNARD LEE AKUI, 48, of Waimanalo, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Ho-nolulu. Owner of Kailua Nursery. Survived by son, Sterling Kaikaokalani; mother, Margaret Yamane Baldauf; brothers, Dodie and Bryan; sisters, Ramona Harris and Dale Gonsalves; half-brother, Theo Baldauf; half-sister, Mary Baldauf; stepbrothers, Joseph, Steven and Andrew Baldauf. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Burial service 1 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. Casual attire.

MILTON ALEXANDER ARCHULETA JR., 50, of Kailua, died Jan. 19, 2001. Owner of All About Upholstery. Survived by daughters, Corrine Gawryl and Mia; son, Lucas Gawryl; parents, Milton Sr. and Mary Garcia; brother, Rudy and Gary; sister, Annette Sinclair; four grandchildren. Service 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Word of Life Christian Center, 544 Queen St. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

ANGEL BALISACAN, infant daughter of Amante and Mariotta Balisacan, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Jan. 9, 2001. Born in Lihue, Kauai. Also survived by sister, Alisa; brother, R.J.; grandparents, Mauricio and Rosa Balisacan and Teresa Yago. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday at Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

JONATHAN SHIH YING CHENG, 70, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Shanghai, China. President of Jonathan Cheng Realty Inc. Survived by former wife, Carol; sons, Michael, David and Byron; daughters, Lynda Hayashi and Christine; brothers, Francis, Richard and Johnson; sisters, Irene Pan, Julia Tien and Evelina Fung; three grandchildren. Service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

THOMAS YOUNG CHOO, 88, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Ronald, Kenneth, Timothy, Wayne, Nelson, Clayton and Solomon; daughter, Rochelle Wright; brothers, Douglas and Raymond; sisters, Minnie Gomes and Mary Spencer; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Donations may be made to one’s favorite charity. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

ANTOINETTE "TONI" VIVIAN DEMELLO, 59, of Kailua, died Jan. 20, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A past-president of the Hawaii Council on Portuguese Heritage. Survived by husband, Harold Jr.; sons, Patrick, Dean and Keith; daughters, Carole Hope, Darlene Sousa and Julie; six grandchildren; mother, Adeline Cabral; sister, Kathleen Bunch; brother, George Cabral Jr. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

LILLIAN CASTRO DOWNIE, 85, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Lillian Bradley and Shirley Bird; son, Robert Ferreira; sister, Eva Irvine; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Ordenstein’s Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

CARYOL CONRAD EHLE, 82, of Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in Obert, Neb. A craftsman, artist and sculptor. Survived by wife, Geri; daughters, Mary, Linda Callens and Deborah Bremmer; seven grandchildren; great-granddaughter; brother, Howard; sister, Joyce Huseby. Visitation 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine Church; Mass 12:30 p.m.; inurnment 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

YOSHIOMI HAROLD HIRATA, 89, of Honolulu, formerly of Tokyo, Japan, died Jan. 14, 2001. Born in Pahoa, Hawaii. A retired president of Reader’s Digest, Tokyo. Survived by son, Mitsuki; sisters, Ruth Kai and Kazumi "Helene" Yonemura; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

MASAKO N. HORITA, 87, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 21, 2001. Born in Paauilo. A M. Nakahara Store manager. Survived by husband, Dick; son, Richard; brothers, Jiro, Thomas and Stanley Nakahara; sister, Sayoko Morikawa, Kimiko Hayashi and Shigeko Hata; two grandchildren; great-grandson. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Paauilo Hongwanji Mission; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

ELMER "MIKE" JAMES KEAO, 52, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Laura; son, Michael; brother, Clifford; sisters, Jonnette Kaluhiokalani and Thalia Mandili. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa. Scattering of ashes to follow. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

ARCHIE KENNISON JR., 84, of Castle Rock, Colo., formerly of Wahiawa, died Jan. 4, 2001. Born in Laie. Survived by wife, Bertha; sons, Micahel and Rex; daughters, Laverne Rosander and Vanessa Smith; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 5:30 p.m. Private burial.

HIROMI "KIRI" KIRIHARA, 75, of Pearl City, died Jan. 17, 2001. Born in Honaunau, Hawaii. A retired federal intelligence officer. Part-time T.T.S. tour guide. Survived by wife, Naoko; son, Wayne; daughter, Harriet; brothers, George and Kazuji; sister, Takeyo Tanaka, Tokiki Sakata and Kikuyo Nishikawa; two grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

BILLY M. MONTGOMERY, 74, of Haleiwa, died Jan. 21, 2001. Born in Altus, Okla. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Mark and James; two grandchildren. No services. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

TERRY "HOLOKAI" ARTHUR MURATA, 46, of Kula, Maui, and Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 2001. An artist, teacher and librarian. Survived by parents, Richard and Gwendolyn Murata; sister, Melissa Mash; niece, Halia Mash; grandmother, Kozuye Murata. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church; service 10 a.m.; entombment 11:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

SHIGEO OTA, 88, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died Jan. 21, 2001. Born in Pahoa. A self-employed farmer. Survived by wife, Toshiko; daughters, Gladys Konanui and Nancy Nakamatsu; sister, Hisae Doi; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. No Koden (offerings) at family’s request. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

MICHAEL M. PAINE, 58, of Honolulu, died Jan. 14, 2001. Survived by sisters, Kate Paine, Abbie Murray and Susan Landry. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Foodbasket. Service to be announced at a later date.

JOANN REVUELTO, 45, of Honolulu, died Jan. 18, 2001. A homecare provider. Survived by husband, Nicholas; daughters, Sharbra Gordon-Scott and Nicole Revuelto; hanai son, Eric; three grandchildren; brothers, Arthur, Clarence, Jerry Beckett and Donald Scott; sister, Yvonne Savage; mother, Ella Mae Beckett. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly, Kalihi; visitation to follow at 2 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

SYLVIA ROSE, 74, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 21, 2001. Born in Hono-lulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, John; sister, Lovena Wong; brother, Fred Neylor. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the The John J. Rose Postdoctoral Fellowship in Botany or one’s favorite charity. No flowers. Casual attire.

RAMONA JEAN SCOTT, 77, of Pearl City, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in Bemidji, Minn. A registered nurse and member of Eastern Star. Survived by daughters, Kathryn Stamey and Linda Tolson; three grandchildren; brother, Jerry Hinton; husband/companion/friend, L. "Buster" Scott. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

RICHARD MASAICHI TAMANAHA SR., 59, of Las Vegas, died Jan. 1, 2001. Born in Puunene, Hawaii. A U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Richard Jr. and Jamie; daughter, Naomi Ing; seven grandchildren; brother, Roy. Service 3 p.m. Saturday at International Christian Church. Burial was held in Nevada.

RAYMOND VICTOR, 84, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired vice president for Hawaiian Tel and retired associate business manager for IBEW Local Union 1357. Survived by wife, Pearl; sons, Roland and Raymond; daughters, Raynette Ludington and Pearlette Simano; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Bernard, Leslie, Milton and Stanley; sisters, Kehau Ramos and Pualani Enos. Visitation 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

DAMIANA "APO DAMMIT" SALATAN VILLENA, 97, of Hawi, Hawaii, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A homemaker and member of St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Kapaau. Survived by son, Domiciano; daughter, Conchita Damasco; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at the family home, 55-2208 Akoni Pule Highway, all night vigil; blessing 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Kapaau; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

FRANK C. WATANABE, 80, died Dec. 15, 2000. Born in Seattle, Wash. Retired executive director of University of Hawaii YMCA and an avid tennis player. Survived by sister, Mary Mon Toy; daughters, Lori Watanabe Saginaw and Wendy Watanabe; grandsons, Zachary "Shigeto" Saginaw and Benjamin "Kenjiro" Saginaw. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

MATTHEW MCKENZIE WHITE, 47, of Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in Pittsburg, Calif. A cardiac rehab technician at Straub Hospital. Survived by hanai son, Todd Moore; a brother and sister; many friends. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

DONNA M. WYCOSKI, 45, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 7, 2001. Born in Pennsylvania. Survived by father, Louis; brother, Eugene. Mainland service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

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