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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, May 21, 2001


Advertiser Staff

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.

MASAKO ASAMI, 60, of Hawai'i and Japan, died May 17, 2001. Local services held; burial in Japan. Condolences to Nakamura Mortuary, c/o the Asami Family, 1218 Lower Main St., Wailuku, HI 96793.

KENNETH QUON SHEW FONG, 88, of Honolulu, died May 10, 2001. Survived by wife, Pauline; sons, Stephen, Leighton and Daryl; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Roland and Donald; sisters, Diana Lum, Marion Au and Eleanor Dang. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

SHIGEKI MATSUSHIMA, 87, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Dillingham Corp. machinist. Survived by companion, Ruth Shimabuku; daughters, Karen Sato and Gail Ideue; three grandchildren; brothers, Yoshinobu, Fred, Shigeo, George, Richard and Walter; sisters, Masae Hinazumi and Helen Hiroshige. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

TOMIKO "BETTY" "TOMI" SHIROMA ONAGA, 74, of Honolulu, died May 16, 2001. Born in Waipahu. Retired Liberty House Distribution Center marker. Survived by husband, Toshio; sons, Loren, Edwin and Leslie; daughters, Elaine Guerrero and Carol Torda; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Shiroma; sisters, Hisae Kohagura, Toshiko Kohagura, Charlotte Fukuhara and Helen Tanaka. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 4 p.m. Casual attire.

HENRY CHANG WONG, 92, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Yau Hoon; daughters, Patricia Young, Florence Lum, Cordelia Henson and Virginia Jungbluth; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

MICHIYO "MICHI" YAMADA, 85, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 19, 2001. Born in Pu'un«n«, Maui. Retired Beauty Bar Salon co-owner. Survived by husband, Tom; daughter, Susan Inouye; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Sonny Yoshida; sister, Shigeko Kawamoto. Celebration of life 5 p.m. Wednesday at 'Iao Congregational Church; reception to follow. Private burial in Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary, Maui.