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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, May 22, 2001


Advertiser Staff

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Services for Chinese community leader WAH DUCK YOUNG, one of the founders of the former King's Garden Restaurant in Kaimuki and the Chinese Cultural Plaza, and past president of the United Chinese Society of Hawai'i have been set. See story.

MODESTO "JR" ULEP AMBROCIO JR., 45, of Wahiawa, died May 6, 2001. Born in Barrio 7, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Pacific Environmental Services employee. Survived by wife, Felina "Fely"; son, Matthew; daughter, Gaynelle; parents, Modesto and Nicolasa; brothers, Herminio, Carmelo, Rudy, Ruben and Darryl; sisters, Cora, and Teresita Larosa. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

RUTH A. BRAY, 97, of Honolulu, died May 18, 2001. Born in Glencoe, Ill. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Marlya Bay; son, George; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Graveside service 3 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one's favorite charity. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

LUIS V. COLOMA, 81, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died May 16, 2001. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Lihu'e Sugar Plantation ditchman. Survived by wife, Margarita; son, Reynaldo; daughter, Elena Camisap; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Onofre and Benito; sister, Cresencia Reginaldo. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Kaua'i; Mass 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

ETHEL L. GONSALVES, 58, of Anahola, Kaua'i, died May 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu. K-Mart setter and straightener. Survived by husband, Tommy; sons, Tom Jr., Todd and Christopher; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Roberta St. Laurent. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Kaua'i; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.

ALAN AKIRA INOSHITA, 42, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Federal Naval Warfare System Activity contract specialist. Survived by mother, Jane Inoshita Hongo; uncle and caregiver, Walter Hayashi. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

KENNETH TADAO ITO, 86, of 'Aiea, died May 15, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. Retired Central Pacific Bank loan clerk. Survived by son, Warren; three grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

TRACY NA'ILIMA KAMAHELE, 24, of Hilo, died May 13, 2001. Born in California. Survived by father, Andrew Sr.; brothers, Andrew Jr., Samuel, William, Jeffrey and John; sisters, Andrea, and Linda Saoifanua. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha, Hawai'i. Flowers welcomed. Casual attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary, Hilo.

MARIA ACIDERA LAMPITOC, 89, of Makakilo, died May 16, 2001. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by sons, Antonio Quitoriano, and Felix; daughters, Providencia Constantino, Tomasa Burton, Francisca Pascua and Estrella Galam; 33 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; brothers, Victor, Jose and Mamerto Acidera; sisters, Honorata Amian and Esperanza Bolosan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Jude Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, makai chapel; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MILTON KAZUYOSHI MONKAWA, 43, of Mililani, died May 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Lanakila Rehabilitation Center Inc. and Wheeler Air Force Base groundskeeper. Survived by son, Jason; mother, Violet; sisters, Susan Asuncion and Debra Souza. Private memorial services held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.

CARMEN "MELA" GUSMAN REBELLO, 89, of Hilo, formerly of Honomu, Hawai'i, died May 19, 2001. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawai'i. Member of Kohala Puerto Rican Association. Survived by son, David Gusman; daughters, Julie Rodrigues, Dolores White, Sheron Giblin and Irene Lloyd; brothers, Alexander and Valentine Reveira; sisters, Isabelle Garcia, Angeline Torres, Estafania "Fanny" Feliciano, Felicidad "Tillie" Mercado, Julia Deats and Jane Lueck; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at The Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papa'ikou, Hawai'i; Mass noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.