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RITA DELGADO AIU, 82, of Pearl City, died March 13, 2001. Born in Illinois. Originator of Rita's Poodle Styling. Survived by friend, Benard Lanin; brother, Joseph Delgado; sister, Mary Cruz; hanai daughter, Brenda Marshall. Visitation 8:45 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth's Church, 'Aiea; Mass 9:15 a.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ULDARICO "AL" "DARING" GUERRERO ALCONCEL, 75, of Waipahu, died March 3, 2001. Born in Tamorong, Caoayan Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired Hawaiian Cement project superintendent. Survived by wife, Eugenia "Ining"; son, Eltruvel "El"' daughter, Beryl Quintal; five grandchildren; sisters, Cristina and Alejandra Quintal. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
SHINOBU JOAN AMARAL, 72, of Kamuela, Hawai'i, died March 19, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Leah Demaya; son, Abel; sisters, Sumi Ho, Barbara Yanagihara, June Matlock and Amy Holmquist; brothers, Wullmer, Kyoto and Akira Hasegawa; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawai'i.; Mass 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
ELEANOR ALBERTINA DOANE CHAR, 81, of Honolulu, died March 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Hawai'i Sunset Hotel housekeeper. Survived by husband, Arlen; son, Edmund "Butchie" Jones; daughters, Avon Doane and Joan Flores; hanai daughter, Deborah Kamanao; 20 grandchildren; sister, Doris Apuna. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Nu'uanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
QUAN PAU CHING, 93, of Honolulu, died March 19, 2001. Born in Hanap«p«, Kaua'i. A member of St. Mark's Church. Survived by sons, Donald and Harold; daughter, Carol Levi; sisters, Florence Tam; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mark's Church; service 7 p.m. Private burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
PABLO MANIBOG ERMITANIO, 85, of Mililani, died Feb. 25, 2001. Born in Barangay 29, Laoag City, Philippines. Retired from Cerezo Vegetable Farm. Survived by sons, Arsenio and Larry; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
FUMIKO FUKUMORI, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 22, 2001. Born in Hilo. A Singer Sewing Co. sales clerk. Survived by sisters, Sueko Fukuda. Private service held. No koden. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
MARGARET SOUZA GILLILAND, 82, of Honolulu, died March 19, 3001. Born in Honolulu. A CPC Delmonte pineapple cannery forelady bango #489. Survived by son, Reynold McClellan; daughters, Natalie Moniz and Nanita Lucero; sisters, Mary Rente, Thelma Enos, Ethel Camacho and Ruth Souza; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at St. Patrick's Church; service 7:30 p.m. Cremation. Inurement 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
YUKI ISHIHARA, 95, of Kailua, died March 16, 2001. Born in Okinawa. Member of Lanakila Senior Citizens Club and Osato Doshi Kai. Survived by son, Milton Arakaki Sr.; daughter, Nancy Kira; stepsons, Robert, Richard and Melvin Ishihara; stepdaughters, Helen Otani, Thelma Botelho, Peggy DeJesus, Lillian Ho and Sue Tanabe; 47 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
LAZARO "LARRY" PANTALEON LAFORTEZA, 36, of 'Ewa Beach, died March 4, 2001. Born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Sugarland Farm Inc. employee. Survived by wife, Chita "Louie;" daughter, Laurice; mother, Nicolasa; brother, Raymundo; sisters, Nancy Bumanglag, Loreta Raquel, Rosenelia Cariaga, Lilybeth Mariano, Lanie Galiza and Narcisa Cabading. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial park. Casual attire.
SHU MEI OU, 52, of Honolulu, died March 16, 2001. Born in Guangzhou, China. Survived by son, Ri Wen "Peter" Li; daughter, Ri Lian Li; brothers, Man Chu Au and Di Nang Ou; sisters, Shu Ding Ou, Suk Kwan Au, Suk Chai Au. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
BETTY MAE SKATES, 80, of Honolulu, died March 16, 2001. Born in Portland, Ore. Retired. Survived by daughter, Penni Irwin; son, Ron; two grandchildren; brother, Blaine Mack; sister, Virginia Mohr. Services pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
BETTY HIDEKO SMITH, 77, of Waialua, recently of Ha'iku, Maui, died March 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Longtime Hale'iwa Beach Club caretaker, child-care giver, and Waialua Elementary School volunteer. Survived by sons, Edward, George III and Charles; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Tomoyoshi and Samuel Higa; sister, Molly Belaski. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Hale'iwa Boat Harbor; memorial service 1 p.m.; spreading of ashes to follow off Hale'iwa Beach. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary, Maui.
ALTHEA KIYOKO TOME, 41, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2001. Born in Agana, Guam. Survived by parents, Richard and Kiyoko "Ruby;" brother, Reggie; sister, Dot Aguigui. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
MARY POTTER WILLIAMS, 83, of Caldwell, Idaho, formerly of Honolulu, died March 24, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Formerly with Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center; Caldwell Library and West Valley Medical Center Auxiliary. Survived by sons, Henry, Clyde and Wayne; daughter, Sandy; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Donations to Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center, Honolulu; or Caldwell Library, Caldwell, Idaho. Arrangements by Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, Idaho.