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MITSUKO "NELLIE" BRAGA, 78, of Honolulu, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired waitress. Survived by daughter, Nancy Duncan; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters. Private family service held. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
GERRI CHAR, 65, of Honolulu, died Aug. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A television and film producer. Survived by sisters, Lorraine and Natalie; nephew, Brendan. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
BARBARA YUK ING CHUN, 67, of Honolulu, died Aug. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Yan Chung; sons, Vernon and Wayne; daughters, Carol Boyce, Marjorie Jay, Pamela and Beverly; sister, Patricia Arakaki; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
KATHLEEN DOROTHY COLLINS, 96, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Boston, Mass. A volunteer at St. Augustine Church. Survived by daughters, Mary Franklin, Joan Fay, Ann and Susan Bailey; 11 grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Service 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Church. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
OLIN BOB COOK, 87, of 'Ewa Beach, died Aug. 6, 2001. Born in Oklahoma City, Okla. A retired chef. Member of Makakilo Senior Citizen's Club. Survived by daughter-in-law, Janice; great-grandson, Randall. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
THOMAS "TOMMY" DE PONTES, 44, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 12, 2001. Born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawai'i. Employed with the Department of Transportation maintenance division, Kona International Airport, Keahole. A licensed Coast Guard boat captain. Survived by wife, GinaMarie; daughter, Michelle; sons, Thomas and Henry; hanai sons, Chaze and Thomas; mother, Edwina Booth; sisters, Joanne Alcoran and Cindy; brothers, Gary and Ronald; two grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ali'i Drive, Kailua, Kona; Mass 6:30 p.m. Gathering 11:30 a.m. Monday at Honokohau Harbor fuel dock. Boats depart noon for scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
EUNICE LUM YOUNG FUNG, 96, of Honolulu, died Aug. 21, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Robert Young; daughter, Aileen Johnson; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
LEWIS JAMES HAZZARD JR., 74, a native of Honolulu, died Aug. 22, 2001. A member of Puka da Sky Golf Club in Hayward, Calif. Survived by wife, Annette Lei Aloha; children, Wendel Bayne, William Bayne, Annette Lyons, Wayne Bayne, Aloha Oe Bayne, Annarose Lopez and Lewis III; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Machado's Hillside Chapel, 1051 Harder Road, Hayward, CA 94542.
DUMAGUIT JUANITA, 70, of Pearl City, died Aug. 13, 2001. Survived by sons, Claro and Johnson; daughters, Merlyn Billena and Annette Herrera; sister, Eugenia Genato; half-sisters, Cynthia Flores and Cymbelyn Flores; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial at a later date in the Philippines. Casual attire.
PHOEBE G. MAIO KAHELE, 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.
JERRY TADAO KATAGIRI, 75, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired mason. Survived by son, Derek; sister, Margaret. Service 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
CHARLES MITSUGU KIMURA, 91, of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Kurtistown. A retired employee of the former Puna Sugar Company. A member of Kurtistown Jodo Mission. Survived by sons, Stanley, Herbert, George, John; daughter, Gina Hikiji; sister, Sueko Yamamura. Private service held. No flowers. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
MYRTLE LEIALOHA MAIO, 59, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in Wailuku. A cook for Tokyo Tei Restaurant who attended Maluhia Church. Survived by daughter, Huaaloha; brothers, Henry, Claude "Gilly," Corey Hanaike; sisters, Bernadette, Bernadine and Fannie "Huapala" Sibayan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Service 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maluhia Church; service 10 a.m.; burial at Ka Home Maha Mau Cemetery. Casual attire.
FINEFEUIAKI "FINE" MAUMAU, 33, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Tonga. A heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Darlette "Sissy" Pai-Maumau; sons, Salesi, Maika; mother, Melematahiatu "Mele"; brothers, Tevita Logani, Samuela, Salesi and Viliami Akau'ola; sisters, Sinoveti, Nusipepa and Losaline. Visitation 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:15 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
YASUKO MORIGUCHI NAKAMURA, 83, of Honolulu, died Aug. 13, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A retired State of Hawai'i custodian at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa. Survived by husband, George; sons, John and Garith; daughter, Ann; brother, Albert Moriguchi; sister, Alice Tando. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
DAVID MATTHEW ITSUO OISHI, 22, of Kahului, Maui, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A utility worker with Kitagawa Motors Inc. He loved to modify Honda race cars, street bike ride and do auto stereo installations. Survived by parents, Kenneth and Anne; son, Dyllon Oishi-Mochida; brother, Conrad Cordeiro; grandparents, Roy and Virginia Kitagawa. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Lei only.
RUTH MASANO OUMAE, 84, of Kailua, died Aug. 7, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brother, Thomas Midomaru; sister, Shizuno Midomaru. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
PRIMITIVO CEBALLOS PESQUIRE, 89, of Nanakuli, died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Loon, Philippines. U.S. Naval Supply Depot, Guam, retiree. Survived by wife, Laureta; sons, Gerald, Robert, Allan and David; daughters, Priscilla Van Zyle, Charlene Tyson, Corinne Perez and Kathy; 20 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 1 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
ROBERT GEORGE RAMIA, 68, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001, Born in Detroit, Mich. A real estate agent. Survived by wife, Magda; children, Bob, Mike, Steve, Jeff, Nikki and Kristi; stepchildren, Richard, Joe, Debbie, John, Tommy and Raymond; 14 grandchildren; brother, Joe; sister, Claudette Miller. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wilder Avenue; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
EDNA MAY RYAN, 79, Kailua, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in England. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Linda; son, Larry; grandson, Eric; sister, Gladys Bown. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
YOSHIKO SHIRAI, 79, of Honolulu. died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Ginger Kahunahana and Susan Kahalekulu; son, Wesley; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Shizuo, Mitsuo, Shigeo and Shigeru Nakamura; sisters, Harriet Imai and Joan Tanaka. Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
PAUL SHIRO, 22, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 19, 2001. Graduate of Hawaii Job Corps culinary arts program; former Hideaway restaurant cook; dive guide , and radio DJ, Palau. Survived by mother, Judy Dean; sisters, Everdil Harson, and Michelle Bai; and grandmother, Umai. Private service in Palau. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.
SHIZUE TOMOOKA, 95, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 21, 2001. Born in Hono-lulu. Survived by son, David; daughters, Marjorie Sasaki, Jane Takata and Lois Mihaylo; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Shigeo "Harry" Yamamoto; sister, Constance Shizuru. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ALFRED "AL" "BIG BOY" VIERRA, 54, of Na'alehu, Hawai'i, died Aug. 11, 2001. Born in Pahala, Hawai'i. Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council bus driver. Survived by wife, Latty; daughters, Nikki Kauwe and Shanon; parents, George and Charlotte; brother, Winslow; sister, Evalani Kipilii. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow at Naalehu Assembly of God; service 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes later. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary.
ROSEMARY KATHERINE WORKMAN, 82, of Mililani, O'ahu, died Aug. 10, 2001. Born in Morristown, Ind. A retired registered nurse. Survived by sons, William III and Henry; daughters, Marie Lester, 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, Ind. No flowers. Casual attire.
MIRIAM CHEE YAP, 86, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Carolyn Kasamoto, Arlene Okumoto and Lorene. Private service. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.