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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2001


The Advertiser publishes obituaries about people of interest to its readers as a free public service. Obituaries may be submitted by mortuaries or, with proof of death, by individuals in writing. Fax 525-8037 or write to Obituaries Editor, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include a contact name and phone number. We reserve the right to edit for form, style and newsworthiness. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

HIROSHI ABE, 69, of Honolulu, died May 25, 2001. Born in Waipahu. Survived by son, Sheldon; daughters, Alison Inouye and Sharyn; sister, Grace Terashima; four grandchildren. Graveside service 1 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

JACOB "JAKE" AFONG JR., 64, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of 'Ewa Beach, died May 23, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honolulu city engineering division inspector. Survived by wife, Rosemary; sons, Stanford, Bradford "Shorty," Danford "Scott," and Clifford; daughters, Winiford "Kinau," Saralynn Aken and Dezeree Thomas; mother, Caroline; sisters, Kay Chun, Pulani Chun, and Marilyn Reyes; brother, Riley Medeiros; hanai brother, Paul "Bully" Fernandez; hanai son, Mike "Fatty" Fisher; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. June 15 at St. Louis High School, Mystical Rose Oratory chapel; memorial Mass 7 to 7:30 p.m. Private services at sea. Casual attire. Arrangements by Affordable Cremation and Burial service, Las Vegas.

PETRA FESTIJO BULDA, 99, of Kahului, Maui, died June 6, 2001. Member of Christ the King Catholic Church. Survived by sons, Sedring and Nicholas Jr.; daughter, Laura Swinth; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; graveside services 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

KAZUO FUJIMOTO, 82, of Kane'ohe, died May 29, 2001. Born in Hakipu'u, Hawai'i. Retired self-employed general contractor. Survived by wife, Sally; son, Clyde; daughters, Sharon Mizuta, Sandra Lee and Wanda Takekawa; nine grandchildren; brothers, Frank Fujimoto, James Hasebe and Roy Fujimoto; sister, Clara Furuta. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

JOSEPH GALORIO, 65, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 26, 2001. Born in 'O'okala, Hawai'i. Former 'O'okala Plantation laborer. Survived by brother, Larry; half sister, Pearl Martines. Graveside service 10 a.m. today at Alae Cemetery, Hawai'i. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

MARY JANE MEYER BAKER HAZEL, 73, of Kane'ohe, died May 31, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Lionel Jr.; daughters, Mary Ann Ho, Francene Baker, and Betty Jean Nobriga; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, Arthur and Francis; sisters, Irene Pacquin, Helen "Tootsie" Vinano, Evelyn "Nita" Alexander and Anna "Augie" Martin. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; services noon; inurnment 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery at Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

G. BROOKS ICE, 89, of Honolulu, died May 29, 2001. Born in Clinton County, Mich. Retired Redwood City, Calif., superior court judge. Survived by brother, Philip. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOHN SHUNYEI IGE, 73, of Kane'ohe, died May 30, 2001. Born in Wailuku. Retired Los Angeles County, Calif., computer supervisor. Survived by mother, Goji; brothers, Yukio, Tsutomu and Katsumi; sisters, Florence Oshiro, Mitsuno Nakamura and Loreen Leong. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

FUMEYE ISA, 81, of Waimanalo, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired Malihini Sports Wear seamstress. Survived by sisters, Kameko Sunabe, Kikue Kaneshiro, and Tsuruko Shinjo. Private services were held.

HANAKO KANNO, 91, of Honolulu, died May 30, 2001. Born in 'Ewa. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Tadashi and George; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Masao Tokairin. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

GEORGE KAWAKAMI, 77, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died on June 2, 2001. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Business executive with Big Save Inc. Survived by wife, Kazue "Kay"; daughters, Kristen "Mari" Dean and Cesili Kawakami-Wong; mother, Elsie "Michiko"; brothers, Dr. Edward and Charles; sisters, Gertrude Toma and Edith Tan; four grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at the Veterans Center, Lihu'e; services 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers; donations to American Heart Association-Hawaiian Chapter or Mid-Pacific Institute, Class of 1941, 2445 Ka'ala St., Honolulu, HI 96822. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Kauai.

AGNES KAILANI KUDZIA, 90, of Kailua, died June 1, 2001. Survived by son, Kirby; daughter, Michele Tavares; brothers, Anthony and Richard Wong; sisters, Lillian Nunes and Elizabeth Sing; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kailua; services 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

ROBERT KOON HOO LEE, 92, of Honolulu, died June 6, 2001. Retired from Shell Oil Co. and Pacific Insurance Co. Survived by wife, Anna; sons, Patrick, Steve and Keith; daughters, Genevieve Greene, Barbara Lee and Brenda Deakins; sisters, Katherine Au, Edith Pung and Millie Viela; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 9:45 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

PATRICK "PJ" LIZAMA JR., 38, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died June 5, 2001. Born in Lihe'e. Grove Farm rock quarry drill powderman. Survived by wife, Gail; daughter, Kimi Valdovinos; parents, Patrick Sr. and Rhonda; brothers, Scott and Darren. Visitaiton 9 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine Church, Kapa'a, Kaua'i; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow in church cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

KATIE KAPIOLEHUA MITCHELL MAHI-PALI, 65, of Captain Cook, Kona, Hawai'i, died June 1, 2001. Born in Pu'uanahulu, Kona, Hawai'i. Self-employed lei and Hawaiian jewelry maker, and owner of Katie's Lei Stand, Napo'opo'o, Kona, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Richard and Benjamin; stepson, Leland; daughters, Hillary Peterson and Melinda; brother, Charles Mitchell Sr.; sisters, Miriam Kainoa and Rebecca Hopfe; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. tomorrow at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ke'ei, Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii; burial at Saints Family Cemetery, Ke'ei, Kona. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.

NORTENIA ABAD MANIBOG, 51, of 'Aiea, died June 2, 2001. Born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by mother, Rosaria; sisters, Adelina Morales, Corazon Cariaga, and Nida Ige; brothers, Philip and Villamor. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. June 15 at the mortuary; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

NICHOLAS "NICK" TAKATERU NAKABAYASHI, 80, of Honolulu, died April 28, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired University of California at Los Angeles physiologist, and biologist at the Veteran's Hospital, Wadsworth. Survived by brothers, James and Eiso; sisters, Patricia Morita, Alice Iwai and Susan Nakamura. Private services were held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

HARRY MASAO NISHIDA, 87, of Honolulu, died May 31, 2001. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Founder and past president of Tropical Fruits Distributor of Hawaii Inc. Survived by wife, Bessie; son, Ralph; daughters, Gloria Wu, Carole Seymour; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Torio, Shiro, and Satoru Nishida and Sueo Abe; sisters, Chiyoko Yoshida, Masako Iwamoto and Miyoko Hashizumi. Memorial service 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.

RICHARD "RICK" ANTIQUA SABELLONA, 67, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 31, 2001. Born in Na'alehu, Hawai'i. Barbers Point Naval Air Station maintenance supervisor, and retired Army sergeant first class. Survived by companion, Florence Aninion; son, Richard Jr.; brother, Bartolome Pique; sister, Linda Eastman; numerous grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 12:15 p.m.; burial to follow at the Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

DONATO COLONIA SAKULIT, 94, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died June 5, 2001. Born in Catmon, Cebu, Philippines. Retired Kekaha Sugar Co. laborer. Survived by daughter, Dolores "Dorothy" Keale; stepsons, Raymond Priego, Richard and Francis Mission; stepdaughters, Priscilla Ramos and Anne Chang-Reis; 31 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 35 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Waimea Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Kaua'i; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanap«p« Filipino Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

JAMES SHIGERU "JIMMY" SATO, 88, of Honolulu, died June 1, 2001. Born in Waipahu. Retired Carnation Co. warehouseman. Survived by companion, Haruko Murayama; sons, Steven and Gerald; daughter, Diane Wong; brothers, Tamotsu and Wally; five grandchildren. Service 3:30 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

GEORGE SCHWARTZ, 75, of Honolulu, died June 1, 2001. Born in La'ie. Retired city refuse division employee. Survived by wife, Dora; sons, Sheffield, Kenier and Nedwyn; one grandchild; brother, Harry; sister, Julia Yim. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon today at Blessed Sacrament Church; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

PHILIP WILLIAM SERIL, 51, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai', died June 3, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Former Fleet Specialist manager, and Cal Pro Trucking Co. dispatcher. Survived by mother, Jane Jenkins; brother, Gary; fiancee, Christine Walla; stepbrothers, Ronnie and Lee Jenkins; stepsister, Dorette Ackerman. Private services and scattering of ashes at sea pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo.

MAMORU "MAMO" SHIMIZU, 75, of Waipahu, died May 30, 2001. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired vegetable farmer. Survived by wife, Jean; son, Ray; stepsons, Chester and Jason Yasue; stepdaughter, Stephanie Takehara; five grandchildren; brothers, Manabu, Ralph and Roy; sisters, Matsuyo and Tokiyo Inouye. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

LILLIAN MITSUKO SHIROTA, 67, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 6, 2001. Born in Hilo. Retired Hilo Motors service department clerk. Survived by husband, Kazumi; son, Bill; daughter, Dee Taira; sisters, Kay Shimizu and Carol Ladera; brothers, Tokuo, Robert and Herbert Daimonji. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 5 p.m. Casual attire.

CATHERINE KLEIN SMITH, 90, of Kailua, died June 2, 2001. Born in New York City, N.Y. Retired El Camino College professor. Survived by son, George; daughters, Barbara Nolfi and Janet Kawelo; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

STEWART S. STABLEY, 80, of Honolulu, died June 1, 2001. Born in Red Lion, Pa. Retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. Survived by wife, Nancy; son, Gordon Stabley; daughter, Sue Ann Stabley; sister, Rebecca Chavarria. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers; donations to Hospice Hawaii and American Cancer Society, Hawaii Pacific Inc. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HIDEO SUZUKI, 69, of Waipahu, died June 1, 2001. Born in Waiawa. Member of Waipahu Soto Mission. Survived by wife, Aiko; son, Donn; daughter, Jean Tanaka; two grandchildren; brothers, Kenshichi and Henry; sisters, Violet Suetsugu and Gladys Hanaoka. Private services held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.

ADELINA "ADEL" "DELING" PALAMING TABILIN, 52, of Waipahu, died May 23, 2001. Born in Bayambang, Pangasinan, Philippines. Waikiki Beach Marriott Hotel employee. Survived by husband, Cosme; sons, Larry and Wayne; daughter, Aimee; mother, Maria Palaming; brothers, Faustino Fernandez, Brigido, Emilio, Armando and Rolando Palaming; sisters, Epifanie Cayabyab, Mely Matutino, Eva Wright and Nida Palaming. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HARUE YAMASAKI TADA, 87, of Honolulu, died May 29, 2001. Retired Ilima Insurance Agency general agent, and past president of Lihu'e Hongwanji Mission, Kaua'i. Survived by sons, Spencer and Byron; daughter, Lana Oshiro; seven grandsons; two great-grand-children; sisters, Mieko Takamiya, Kimie Matsuo and Namiko Naganuma. Services 5 p.m. Monday Lihu'e Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JIMMY TALATAUA TIMOTEO, 74, of Waipahu, died May 26, 2001. Born in Atu'u, American Samoa. Founder and head deacon of The Samoan Church of Hawai'i (L.M.S). Survived by wife, Fouaimalo; sons, Siaosi, Sio, Talataua, Jr., and Ricky Timoteo, Samuel Nomura and Joseph Taaga; daughters, Faamele Sao, March Malaeulu, Siupolu Tauai, and May and MaryAnn Timoteo; brothers, Niki and the Rev. Luafuluvalu; sisters, Sosaiete Manago, Misionare Tuatagaloa, and Lau Fisaga; 34 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Samoan Church of Hawai'i; service 3 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Monday at the church; service 9 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.

RANDY LAWRENCE WONG, 31, of Mililani, died June 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Member of Mililani High School, class of 1987 and graduate of the University of Hawaii. Survived by companion, Joy Yoshida; parents, Larry and Gail; brothers, Jeff and Larry Jr.; grandmother, Annie Yasui. Private services held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

FRANCES SETSUKO TERAZONO YOSHIOKA, 58, of Mililani Town, formerly of Kealakekua, South Kona, Hawai'i, died May 30, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Aloha Airlines reservationist and Foodland cashier. Survived by husband, Ray; daughters, Melanie Matsuoka and Raynee; six grandchildren; mother, Betsy Terazono; brothers, Milton and Mitchell Terazono. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.