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COLIN CRAIG McCORRISTON, longtime Honolulu doctor of obstetrics and gynecology, died Wednesday at his Honolulu home. He was 85. See story.
GORDON H. CHUN, 63, of Honolulu, died Aug. 19, 2001. A retired police officer and co-founder of SHOPO. Survived by wife, Marie; son, Darrin; daughters, Gordean Steinman, Marlene Wong, Helene Hoe; brothers, Gilmore, Grover, George Beaver, Charles Cypher; sisters, Haroldine Adams, Aloma Myers, Charlene LaVigne; six grandchildren. Private service held. Burial at Mililani Memorial Park.
LARRY "FLORENCIO" ESTEBAN, 63, of Honolulu, died Aug. 13, 2001. Born in Bangui Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Medina; sons, Florpatrick, John, Aaron-Colin, Marc-Steven; daughter, Marybel Coleman; 13 grandchildren; mother, Marcela Esteban; brothers, Dominador, Theodore; sister, Maria. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary; prayer 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.
MARY HARVEST LEE GILMAN, 76, of Ka'a'awa, died Aug. 23, 2001. Born in Kaimuki. Former part-time Waiahole Elementary School teacher. Survived by husband, Douglas Sr.; sons, James "Kimo" Lee, Carlton Lee, Derrick Lee; daughter, LaVerne Kiaha; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Douglas Jr., Charles, William, Charlene Manago, Carolyn; brother, Charles Harvest. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Thursday; service 9:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
HOWARD W. HILL, 77, of Honolulu, formerly of Erie, Pa. Born in Erie, Pa. A retired detective sergeant. Survived by wife, Louise; daughters, Marcia, Michelle; brother, Daniel; sister, Loraine Franklin; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; Masonic service 11 a.m.; Mass 12:30 p.m. at St. Stephens Catholic Church. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
BARNEY KAHAI JOY, 94, of Honolulu, died Aug. 2, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Rosella Newell; brother, Allen; sisters, Thelma Shigaki, Elaine Hansinger, Mona Lum; three grandchildren; five great-grandchilddren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
MARIA DAGUIO LACAR, 92, of Waipahu, died Aug. 8, 2001. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philipines. Survived by sons, Henry, Artemio; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; brothers, Brigadier Ben Daguio, Ador Daguio; sisters, Simeona Tangonan, Pacita Daguio, Mereced Hermando, Nena. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
MUN CHING LAU, 81, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in China. Survived by husband, Chang See Lee; sons, Seung Ji "Robert" Lee, Lyman Lee, Ying Lee, Sing Lee; daughters, Mi Ji Lee, Monica Lee; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
WILLIS W. "BILL" MILLER, 94, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 21, 2001. Born in San Jose, Calif. Retired from Hilo Transportation and Terminal Co. An active member of Hilo Community Players and the Republican Party. Survived by daughter, Carol Paul; son, William "Kaulia"; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Private service held.
HATSUYO OKA, 98, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. A member of Honomu Hongwanji Mission and Pepe'ekeo Senior Citizens Club. Survived by sons, Mamoru, George, Roy; daughters, Shizue Teshima, Kimie Miyashiro, Toshie Watanabe, Margaret, June Neff; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
ALOYSIUS KALAEONE POAHA, 93, of Honolulu, formerly of Ho'okena, South Kona, died Aug. 17, 2001. Survived by daughter, Dell-Fin Kalaupaona III Poaha Luchinger; two grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Lawrence "Toto" Correa. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 8 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday; service 9:30 a.m. Private burial.
ANTONIO "BOBO" "TONY" ROBERT, 34, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Micronesia. Survived by wife, Tina; daughter, Cassandra Joseph-Robert; brother, Timson. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; prayer service 11:30 a.m. Additional service and burial in Micronesia. Casual attire.
CHARLES TAKEO SUGIMOTO, 80, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 23, 2001. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i. A carpenter retired from the Hawai'i County Department of Public Works and U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Doris "Toshiko"; sons, Arnold, Barry; daughter, Doreen Taga; sisters, Beatrice "Toshiko" Tanoue, Yoshie Tarumoto; six grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
LUDIVICO "RUDY" TANCAYO, 87, of Honolulu, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in Papa'aloa, Hawai'i. Retired from Hawaiian Airlines. Survived by wife, Pearl; sons, Roy, David and Rudy Jr.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; Mass 10:15 a.m. Burial noon at Greenhaven Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
SOPHIE ABING TAVANLAR, 89, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A registered nurse and cosmetologist retired from Waimano Home. Survived by son, Roger Abing; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 9:45 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
JESSIE DARYN WILLIAMS, infant daughter of Kenneth and Leslie Williams, died July 28, 2001. Also survived by grandparents, Henry Williams and Violet Collins, Larry and Edith Owens. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Chapel, Tripler Army Medical Center. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Leukemia Society of Hawaii, HUGS, or the Hawaii Children's Cancer Society. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ANN NATSUYO YAMASHITA, 96, of Honolulu, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A custodian retired from Jarrett Intermediate School. Survived by son, Thomas; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Marion Odo, Helen Abe, Kay Yamashita. Private service held at Tensho Kotai Jingu Kyo, Hawaii Dojo. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MIRIAM CHEE YAP, 86, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Carolyn Kasamoto, Arlene Okumoto and Lorene Yap; grandchildren, April and Warren Okumoto and Kevin, Robin and Jason Kasamoto; sons-in-law, Junji Kasamoto and Carl Okumoto. Private service. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.