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EVA R. ALMEIDA, 95, of San Rafael, Calif., died Jan. 12, 2001. Born on Kaua'i. A retired public school teacher and vice principal. Survived by sister, Lydia Day; nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. May 5 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua. Memorial donations to a favorite charity. No flowers. Aloha attire.
ISABEL CABUAG BARRIENTOS, 71, of Honolulu, died April 14, 2001. Born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. Survived by husband, Fabian; daughters, Zenaida Nievera, Corazon Ching and Barbara Dismaya; sons, Mario, Daniel and Felix; sisters, Benita Sipin and Consolacion Torqueza; brother, Felipe Cabuag; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Service and burial at a later date in the Philippines. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
JOSEPHINE TING BENOIT, 42, of Waipahu, died April 16, 2001. Survived by husband, Philip III; daughter, Joscelyn; parents, Leonard Lee and Betty Ting; brothers, Peter, Richard, Edwin and Tim Ting; sister, Jennifer Ngo. Visitation 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
JAMIELYN C. DALISAY, infant daughter of Jaime and Jeni Dalisay; grandparents, Jesus and Rosa Dalisay and Rudy and Betty Enriquez. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
GLADYS "NACHIE" ROLDAN also known as GLADYS DORAL, 55, of 'Aiea, died April 16, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. Recreational leader for Nimitz Elementary School. Survived by husband, Leopoldo; sons, Stephen, Shawn and Scott; daughters, Shelley-Ann Ah Nee and Suzette Santos; four grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; three stepsisters. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 'Aiea; service 10 a.m. (486-3638) Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Service of Hawai'i.
ROBERT S. FRIZZELL, 57, of Honolulu, died March 18, 2001. Born in Seattle, Wash. A retired aircraft controller with the Federal Aviation Agency. Survived by daughters, Lara and Jana; brother, Gary. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
CATHERINE RANCICH GRAY, 77, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2001. Born in New York, N.Y. Mother and real estate broker. Survived by her loving family. Services pending. No flowers. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society and the Hawaii Blood Bank. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
WAN-CHIH HUANG, 21, of Honolulu, died April 16, 2001. Born in Taipei, Taiwan. Survived by parents Wan Fu and Wei Yu Huang; sister, Yei Hui Huang; aunt, Lichu Morriseau; and other aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Cremated remains will be take to Taiwan at a later date. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
MARILYN ELAINE HUBER, 66, of Kane'ohe, died April 14, 2001. An educator, traveler, volunteer and docent. Survived by sisters, Evelyn Culmer, Betty Easton and Barbara Jenkins. Memorial service 6 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. Memorial donations to Sea Life Park Marine Research and Education Foundation. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
RALPH "MARTIN" JORDAN JR., 68, of Kailua, died April 13, 2001. Born in North Carolina. A retired U.S. Air Force colonel and assistant professor with Hawaii Pacific University. Survived by wife, Sue; daughter, Deborah; son, Mitchell; two granddaughters. Private inurement at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery, Kane'ohe. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
HARRY SEIKO KANESHIRO, 81, of 'Ewa Beach, died April 15, 2001. Born in Waipunalei, Hawai'i. Retired from Oahu Sugar. Survived by wife, Miyoko; son, Wallace; daughters, Karen Akasaki and Sandra Murashige; two grandsons; brothers, Seishin and Steve; sister, Misao Higa. Memorial service 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. No flowers. Casual attire.
NAOMI "HONEY GIRL" LEIMOMI MANCINI, 61, of Wai'anae, died April 14, 2001. Born in Lahaina. Survived by husband, Vincent; daughters, Bernice Goff and Joyce Fooy; sons, Chris and Alika; brother, James Maielua Jr.; sisters, Sarah Akau, Stella Phillips and Carol Jean Ryan; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. Rita Church, Nanakuli; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire.
GEORGE HENRY MERSEBURGH JR., 62, of Kailua, died April 9, 2001. Born in North Kohala, Hawai'i. A retired tractor trailer driver and employee of the Queen's Medical Center. Survived by wife, Violet "Kawai"; children, Kealoha Merseburgh, Lady Bird Angelo, Jessie Dedrick and Anae Martin; six grandchildren; brother, Alex; sister, Ilima Strong. Private service held. No flowers.
ALAN MITSUYUKI NOZAWA, 50, of 'Aiea, died April 10, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Nanakuli High School teacher and senior parks caretaker for the City and County of Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Alaine; mother Billie; sister, Marcia Koyanagi. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
HAROLD NUUHIWA, 71, of Waimanalo, died April 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Ameron ready-mix driver. Survived by wife, Angela; daughters, Cigssy Driver, Claudia Givson, Connie Solomon and Jaye Aquino; sons, Herbert Kauhane and Hiram; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sisters, Henrietta Etami, Nora Rogello, Nicky Aki and Jackie Thompson; brother, Leonard. Visitation 2 pm. Sunday at Central Seventh Day Adventist Church; service 4:30 p.m. Inurement 11 a.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
ETHEL J. PIRES, 80, of Chula Vista, Calif., formerly of Kailua, O'ahu, died April 9, 2001. Survived by sons, Anthony, Richard and Franklin; daughters, Marie Findlater and Theresa Kleckner; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Graveside service 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers; contributions to Alzheimer's Association or St. Francis Hospice. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
WILMOT PUNA, 87, of 'Ewa Beach, died April 7, 2001. Retired from the Federal Aviation Agency. Survived by wife, Elizabeth Puna; son, Andrew; daughters, Alicia McCullen and Wilma Kalawa; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
ANTHONY F.X. SHANAHAN, 47, of Kane'ohe, died April 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Kamehameha Schools graduate and proprietor of Diesel Service. Survived by wife, Teanna; son, Casey Kaho'owela; stepson, Gabe Memmert; brother, Francis. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at 44-369 Kane'ohe Bay Drive. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JOSEPH PIMENTAL SOARES, 90, of Honolulu, died April 16, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A projectionist retired from Consolidated Theaters. Survived by grandson, Clint; granddaughter, Ariel; great-grandson, Austin Rapoza; brothers, Ernest and William; sisters, Victoria Higa, Mabel Santiago and Violet Soares. Visitation 8 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
GEORGE PERREIRA THOMAS, 89, of Honolulu, died April 11, 2001. Born in Pahala, Hawai'i. A supply room supervisor retired from Pearl Harbor. Survived by daughters, Leilani Inouye and Carol Thomas; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park; service noon. Burial 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
DENNIS TONG, 56, of Wai'anae, died April 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A former employee of Pan Am food service. Survived by mother, Christina; brothers, Clifford and Randall. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurement to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Casual attire.