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TINO PAJO ALCANTARA, 34, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died April 2, 2001. Born in the Philippines. Big Save Store, Lihu'e, meat cutter. Survived by wife, Oliva; son, Austin; parents, Feliciano and Agustina. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary, Koloa. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael's Church, Koloa; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow in church cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
RALPH SHIGEKI AOKI, 76, of Las Vegas, died April 4, 2001. Born in Hawi, Kohala, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Cara; son, Rod; brothers, James, Mitsuo, Shiro and Morris; sisters, Evelyn Kuioka, Delna Shimamura, Ethel Takahashi and Bessie Kong. Memorial services 5 p.m. Saturday at Central Union Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Palm Mortuary, Las Vegas.
SEVERA LAURETO BARAOIDAN, 97, of Pearl City, formerly of Pa'auilo, Hawai'i, died April 2, 2001. Born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by son, Jaime; daughters, Trinidad Baraoidan and Violeta Pascual; daughter, Carmen; hanai daughters, Julie King, Nina Marcelino and Loretta Iocencio; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Benjamin Laureto; sisters, Rosario Guerrero, Luming Patibu, Florentina Mateo and Asuncion Soriano. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City; Mass noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
MARIANO GARCES CADAOAS, 91, of 'Aiea, died March 25, 2001. Born in Dasay, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired taxicab driver with Charley's Taxi and Tours. Survived by wife, Beatriz; daughter, Judelyn Vallesteros. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nu'uanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Mass 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Church, 'Aiea; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JOSEPH NACIONAL CAMBE, also known as JOSE NACIONAL CAMBE, 79, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2001. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines. Self-employed barber (Joe's Barber Shop). Survived by wife, Upeniana; sons, Arturo and Joseph Jr.; daughter, Josie Lyn and Josephine Carvalho; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brothers, Isidro Nacional and Moses Cambe; sisters, Josefina and Presentacion Bagos. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Cemetery committal service 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Based on information provided by the mortuary, this updates yesterday's Advertiser obituary.
HO CHIANG, 95, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2001. Born in China. Survived by daughter, Chui Wan Nip; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Private services held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
RICHARD ELEAKALA CULLEN, 58, of Makaha, died April 6, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Unisource truck driver. Survived by companion, Elizabeth Medina; hanai sons, Patrick and Stanley Santiago; hanai daughters,Katherine Carter and Doreen Miller; brothers, the Rev. Walter and James Sr.; sisters, Miriam Carnate, Eleanor Mae Davis, Connie Lynn Watson, LorrieAnn Espinoza, Dodie Jean Jackson and Janice Akana Cullen; three grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 87-1648-P Farrington Highway; memorial service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
TAKEO HIROSHIGE, 81, of Pearl City, died April 6, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired federal government postal carrier. Survived by wife, Kazue; son, Clyde; daughters, Renee Matsui, Jamie and Patti Kaneshiro; brother, Kenneth; seven grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
HARRIET T. KEA, 82, of Honolulu, died April 13, 2001. Survived by husband, Benjamin; son, Frank Parker Jr.; brother, Wilfred Toyoda; sisters, Dorothy Iwanaga and Thelma Ching; two children. Private inurnment at O'ahu Cemetery. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
WILLIAM "WILLIE" CALARO LAGURA, 51, of Wai'anae, died March 18, 2001. Born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A Makaha Valley Inc. employee. Survived by wife, Clemencia "Amy"; son, William "Billy" Jr.; daughter, Mary Dumaoal, Jennyfer and Jocelyn; grandson, Seth; parents, Nocomedes and Francisca; sister, Merly Balicao. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
RUTH "BETTY" OGATA, 78, of Kane'ohe, died April 5, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Charles; son, Kalani; daughter, Lisa; sisters, Marguerite Ooka, Jenne Rhys and Marjorie Frendo. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday at Kailua United Methodist Church; service 7:30 p.m. Gathering 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo, near Shriner's. Scattering of ashes by helicopter over Waimanalo Bay 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawa'i.
HARRIET KALEINANI ROGERSON, 80, of Kane'ohe, died April 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Hawai'i State Hospital nurse's aide. Survived by sons, Clifton and Michael Rogerson and James McCabe; daughters, Mary Gyure and Yvonne Arakaki; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Happy and Mokihana Makaehu. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at Kane'ohe Congregational Church; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
PEDRO SORIANO, 91, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died April 9, 2001. Born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. A retired Lihu'e Sugar Company field supervisor. Survived by sons, Bernard and Peter; daughter, Carmela Pablo; six grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; service 11 a.m. Private inurnment to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
TAEU, 86, of Waipahu, died April 2, 2001. Born in Fagatogo, American Samoa. Retired from U.S. Navy, and original member of Fitafita Guard, American Samoa. Survived by wife, Vatau; son, Sam; daughters, Liua Leiato, Olive Pereda, Maninoa Brown, Simeata'a Misaalefua, Vavala Pereda and Manino Camacho; brother, Tenari Lutu; 44 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Subbase chapel, 708 Oakley Road; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Friday at Naval Station Chapel, 517 Russell Ave.; service 12:30 p.m.; cemetery committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.
EDNA PREGANA VINCENT, 83, of Kailua, died April 7, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A former Catholic Social Services foster parent. Survived by sons, Anthony and Gerard; daughter, Malia Vincent-Finney; hanai son, Frank Ocalvey; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, William Pregana. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. This updates an earlier Advertiser obituary.
JERRY VISKOCIL, 84, of Waipahu, died April 7, 2001. Born in Osage, Iowa. A retired Hickam Air Force Base and Amfac purchasing agent. Survived by brother, Edward.; nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
HELEN PINE WADDEL, 80, of Waipahu, died April 5, 2001. Born on Kaua'i. Survived by daughter, Linda Ah Quin; grandchildren; Lena Tanaka, Derlene Kuloloia and Derek Ah Quin; great-grandsons, Kipp, Kealii, Kainoa, Isaiah and Kekoa; brother, Ernest Ferreira. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
TOMIKO YAGI, 80, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 12, 2001. Born in Hilo. Retired flower packer. Survived by husband, Edward; sons, Sidney and Nolan; daughter, Sharlene Koga; sisters, Shizuko Oshiro and Sueko Okuhara; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; services over ashes, 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.