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MASAMITSU "NAP" ADACHI, 85, of Kualapu'u, Moloka'i, died Aug. 8, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. Retired from Del Monte pineapple company. Survived by son, Clarence; daughters, Carol Genka, Shirley Tuitupou; brothers, Gary, Yukitaka, Larry; sisters, Sonoko Hino, Helen Shinsato; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service held. Arrangements by Molokai Mortuary.
JASON N. BABA, 44, a prominent Honolulu attorney and managing partner of Bays, Deaver, Lung, Rose & Baba, died Aug. 17, 2001. Survived by wife, Marlene; children, Jeremy and Caitlin; mother, Irene; brothers and sisters, Jerome, Denise, Randall Kaya, Julianne Kaya, John, Barbara and Janine. Visitation from 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 4 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to Baba Scholarship Fund (for his children), P.O. Box 1760, Honolulu, HI 96806.
FRANCISCO UNSAL BANCUD, 46, of Kilauea, Kaua'i, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A groundskeeper for the hotel industry with Emmalanie Court Resort. Survived by wife, Grace; daughters, Gemmalyn, Arlene, Carolyn, Emelyn and Analyn; family in the Philippines. Visitation with overnight vigil from 1 p.m. Monday at the family residence, 4312 Kaikala St., Kilauea. Visitation also from 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Sylvester's Church, Kilauea; service 10:30 a.m.; burial at Kilauea Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
LEONARDO "LEO" CORNELIO CAGATA, 72, of Honolulu, died Aug. 19, 2001. A retired tire recapper and avid surfer. Survived by daughter, Karen Lovell; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, Solomon Cornelio and Marium Cornelio; sisters, Hilda, Felicia Santa Ana, Priscilla Valentin and Emily Keanaaina. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers.
GERRI CHAR, 65, of Honolulu, died Aug. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A television and film producer who was involved with the movie "Pearl Harbor." Survived by sisters, Lorraine and Natalie; nephew, Brendan. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; celebration of life 2 p.m. Inurnment 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
SAKU CHARLTON, 70, of Mililani, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Iruma-gun, Saitama-ken, Honshu, Japan. A homemaker and professional seamstress. Survived by husband, Ray; daughter, Joyce; brother, Akira Shimada. No service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
BERTHA TATSUKO CHUN, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in Holualoa, Kona, Hawai'i. A member of the fishing community that frequents the Wailoa River-Suisan area. Active member of the Women's Bowling League. Survived by daughter, Edline; caregiver and niece, Marie Kuramoto; sisters, Natsuko Tenebro and Amy Tari; brother, Manabu Kunitake. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. today at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Memorial donations to Hilo Chapter of the American Lung Association. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LORETTA CORPUZ, 52, of Honolulu, died July 30, 2001. State Housing and Community Development Corp., New Uptown Fountain and Western Union International employee. Survived by brother, Franklin; sisters, Linda Corpuz and Virginia Araki. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
VINCE COZMAS, 85, of Los Angeles, Calif., died July 10, 2001. Formerly of Honolulu. Employed with Honolulu Paper. Survived by wife, Eve; daughter, Gloria; son, John; grandchildren, Brent, Michelle, Nickolas. Private service held.
RACHAEL A. DEROODE, 84, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in California. Survived by nephew, Vincent Bergan; nieces, Ruth Shearer, Karen Nerren and Marian Orth. No service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ANTONIO M. DUMLAO, 63, of Waipahu, died Aug. 13, 2001. Born in Daoay, Philippines. Employed by Hawaiian Dredging. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sons, Dominic and Donavan; daughter, Donna Lynn; parent, Enlalia Ordonoz; brother, Orlando; sister, Norma Antolin; seven grandchildren. Service 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
LARRY "FLORENCIO" ESTEBAN, 63, of Honolulu, died Aug. 13, 2001. Born in Bangui Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Medina; sons, Fitzpatrick, John, Aaron-Colin and Marc-Steven; daughter, Marybell Coleman; 13 grandchildren; mother, Marcela Esteban; brothers, Dominador and Theodore; sister, Maria. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Church; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial at Valley of the Temples Cemetery.
SEAN JAMES "KIMO" FREITAS, 34, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hawai'i, died Aug. 15, 2001. Born in Hayward, Calif. Survived by parents, Ronald and Shirlee; aunt, Carol Garcia. Private service. Condolences to 73-1155 Ala Kapua St., Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
EUNICE LUM YOUNG FUNG, 96, of Honolulu, died Aug. 21, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Robert; daughter, Aileen Johnson; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
MURRAY "MEL" LEE GIER, 85, died Aug. 12, 2001. Retired from Bechtel Inc. Survived by wife, Sybil; daughters, Sharon Ryan and Judy Rubin; son, Michael; ward, Nohea; stepdaughters, Diana Capili, Lisa Chun and Patti Adolphson; stepson, Tone Rodrigues; brothers, William, Elmer Graham, Arthur and Ralph; sister, Rachel Murphy; two stepsisters; two stepbrothers; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. No local service.
JAMES BURNES HUDNALL, 64, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A steward at Hilton Waikoloa Hotel. Survived by former wife, Marilee; sons, James, Michael and William; daughters, Angilee Yamashita and Juliee; seven grandchildren. Graveside service 1 p.m.tomorrow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Mile 89, Kailua, Kona. Visitation and service also 1 p.m. Saturday at Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Keauhou Mauka, Kona, Highway 180. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
PAMELA RIKI ISHIMOTO-KIYUNA, of Honolulu, died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Principal of Ala Wai Elementary School. Survived by husband, David; mother, Isako "Betty" Ishimoto; brother, Charles Ishimoto. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary.
WILLIEMAE JOHNSON, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 12, 2001. Born in Tennessee. A retired dry cleaner. Survived by son, Eugene McElroy; brother, Gothrell Carson. Private service in Hilo. Inurnment service in New York. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
PHOEBE G. MAIO KAHALE, 75, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A housewife. Survived by children, Stanley, Sharlene "Ululani" Ice, Ronald "Kalima" and Danielle Reubel; several grandchildren; sister, Leimomi Willing. Visitation 9 to 10:15 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:15 a.m.; cemetery committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
SHOICHI "MA" KOTAKA, 79, of Ho-nolulu, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired house painter. Survived by wife, Kikiyo "Harriet"; sons, John and James; daughter Jo-Ann Hikita; brothers, Kenji, Yasuo and Richard; sisters, Edna Ogata and Connie Johnson; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.
FRANCES CELESTE LEBB, 94, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 11, 2001. Born in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Advertising executive secretary. Survived by son, Edward; two grandchildren; brothers, Patrick and Elliott DeLuca; sister, Marge Shepherd. Private service held. Donations to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association of Hawaii, 1050 Ala Moana., Bldg. D, Honolulu, HI 96814. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ULULANI "FLORENCE" MASUDA, 85, of Lahaina, Maui, died Aug. 21, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by husband, Shugo; sons, Merlyn, Darrall and Shugo Jr.; daughters, Althea Black, Grale Lorenzo-Chong and Jewel Arthur; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Waiola Church, Lahaina; service 7:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary, Maui.
NORIYASU "CISCO" MATSUMURA, 70, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died Aug. 15, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Retired Hawai'i County, Department of Public Works, safety officer, and kyodan president, Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Survived by sons, Kelly and Jansen; brothers, Chester and Morgan; sisters, Mitsuyo Hanato, Hisae Campbell, Kikuno Sato and Magdalene Nishimura.Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Sunday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission; service over ashes noon. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
JOYCE TOSHINO MATSUNAGA, 77, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired Kenny's Coffee House and Restaurant waitress. Survived by husband, Richard Sr.; son, Richard Jr.; daughter, Mercedene Hokama; four grandsons; sisters, Helen Tohara and Agnes Wagatsuma. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
CLYDE S. MATSUYAMA, 49, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 6, 2001. Born in Kealakekua, Kona. General contractor with Matsuyama Construction Co. and Matsuyama Brothers Trucking Co. Inc. Survived by wife, Iola; son, Raymond; daughters, Hannah Loyola and Jennifer To'omata; hanai son, Dexter; father, Philip; brothers, Boyd and Dwight; three grandchildren. Visitation and service 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Solid Rock Ministries, Kaloko Light Industrial Park, Kaloko, Kona. No flowers. Casual attire. Scattering of ashes Saturday, from boat departing from Honokohau Harbor; funeral convoy departs Matsuyama baseyard, Kohanaiki Industrial Park, 9 a.m. Information: (808) 960-1953. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
LAURA LORRAINE MOORE, 54, of Kailua, died Aug. 5, 2001. Born in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Survived by daughter, Jo-Ann Pearlman; mother, Lorraine Hunt-Hines; brothers, Chris and Jeffrey Hunt. Service tomorrow in Illinois; memorial thoughts to be shared at service to firstname.lastname@example.org. Condolences to Jo-Ann Pearlman, 1155 W. Armitage #203, Chicago, IL 60614.
SHOICHI MURANAKA, 76, of Hono-lulu, died Aug. 9, 2001. Retired painter. Survived by wife, Shizue; son, Kyle; two grandchildren; brothers, Tom and Susumu; sisters, Hisayo and Lorraine. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
DAVID GABRIEL SILVA, 81, of 'Ewa Beach, died Aug. 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Naval Supply Center, clerk. Survived by brothers, Fred, Henry, Edward and Chris; sisters, Dorothy Lopes, Adelaide Vares and Carolyn Hoopai. Visitation 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial park Mortuary; service 10:15 a.m.; cemetery committal service to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
EIKO SIMEON, 63, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hawai'i, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Enewetak, Marshall Islands. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Henriky, Biem, Hienrich and Tommy Henry; daughters, Martha, Kaious, Niomi Ken, and Relina, Yulina and Elizabeth Henry; hanai son, Isaho Luther; brother, Masao Lukoj; sister, Alwina Lukoj; numerous grandchildren. Graveside service 3 p.m. Saturday at Na'alehu Community Cemetery, Na'alehu, Ka'u, Hawai'i. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
SANTOS P. "SONNY" TAGALAN, 80, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Carpenter's Union, Local 45, member. Survived by wife, Pacita; sons, Bernard, Fidel, Nelson and Bryan; daughters, Florentina Cabral, Editha Padilla, Patricia Calpo, Susan Bacay, Ofelia, and Helen Kanae; 26 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary, Maui; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; graveside service 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.
ELAINE ICHIKO TAKAMIYA, 61, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. St. Germain's Bakery, Times Supermarket, Kahala, cashier. Survived by mother, Yaeko; brother, Thomas; sister, Flora Yamanaka. Service 6 p.m. today at Ho-nolulu Christian Church, 2207 O'ahu Ave. Burial 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
THU ANH TRAN, 38, of Wai'anae, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Dalat, Vietnam. A ballet dancer. Survived by mother, Quyen Huntley; sisters, Thuy, Huyen and Geraldine; brothers, Holm Tran and Matthew Huntley. No service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
JANE CHIEKO VAUGHAN, 82, of Kailua, died Aug. 14, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired Kane'ohe Marine Corps Exchange merchandise manager. Survived by husband, Kenneth; brother, Noboru Hazama; sister, Mildred Machida. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROSEMARY KATHERINE WORKMAN, 82, of Mililani, Hawai'i, died Aug. 10, 2001. Born in Morriston, Ind. A retired registered nurse. Survived by sons, William III and Henry; daughters, Marie Lester and Barbara Scheibe; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Indianapolis, Ind.; Mass 11 a.m.; entombment 1 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.