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A memorial service for author and playwright GARDNER McKAY will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Dec. 8 at Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapu'u Ave. Born in Manhattan, McKay, 69, was also an athlete, adventurer and artist. He is survived by his wife, Madeleine; brother, Hugh; son, Tristan Lebaile; daughter, Liza Petree; and a granddaughter. Family requests that flowers be omitted and that memorial donations be made to Hawaii Public Radio. Arrangements are by Borthwick Mortuary.
DOROTHY FUMIKO AGUIAR, 74, of Makakilo, died Nov. 18, 2001. Born in Makawao, Maui. Member of Oroku Doshi Kai. Survived by husband, John Jr.; daughters, Karen Teramoto, Gail Miyagi, Merle Inouye, Leona Shimizu and Lynnette Fukumoto; brothers, Richard, Frank and William "Bill" Ajimine; sisters, Alice Matsumoto and Nancy Toguchi; eight grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel; service 5 p.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
EMILY AMARAL, 78, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, died Nov. 17, 2001. Born in Ola'a, Hawai'i. Retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts factory worker. Survived by son, Gabriel; daughters, Gwendolyn Pajo and Donna Ann Alcosiba; brother, William "Billy" Enos; sister, Katherine Chiquita; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
BERNICE ARRUDA BRAUN, 71, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 25, 2001. Born in Kealia, Kaua'i. Retired hostess at Kauai Sands and The Marina. Survived by son, Stuart; sisters, Jenny Rapozo, Helen Fial, Lydia Rodrigues and Florance Carvalho; brothers, Tony, Henry and John Arruda; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Dec. 6 at St. Catherine's Church, Kapa'a; service 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens, Lihu'e. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
THOMAS A. BRENNAN, 87, of Honolulu, died Nov. 25, 2001. Born in Freeland, Pa. A salesperson. Survived by wife, Caroline; sons, Thomas, Robert and Sean Patrick; daughters, Mary Kulik and Kathleen; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, James and Hugh. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
MARY "MAILE" LOUISE LAU CABILES, 68, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 17, 2001. Born in Kula, Maui. Survived by husband, Bernard "Daing"; sons, Bernard "Rocky," Kenneth "Peewee" and Dean; hanai son, Zack Kuhaulua; daughters, Debra Saloricman, Laureen "Lori" Suenaga, Brenda Garcia and Shantel Williams; hanai daughters, Lee Johnson and Jan Fukumoto; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Herbert "Buddy," Robert, Edwin, John, Lindsey, Kauka and Gordon Lau, Wayne and Rodney Allen; sisters, Norma "Jeannie" Tam, Nani Garcia, Diane Taloa, Yolanda "Butchie" Muai and Mary Lau; Visitation 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel; rosary 12:30 p.m. Aloha or casual attire.
BERNADETTE Y.M.N. CLEMENT, 55, of Pearl City, died Nov. 24, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired City Mill supervisor. Survived by husband, Norman; sons, Steven and Matthew; mother, Daisy Pang; sister, Antanette Yuhas, Gwendolyn Kealohapauole, Nanette Halemano, Dancette Evans, Jo Ann Blackman, Sharn West and Sandra Gainey; brother, Samuel Pang Jr.; seven grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
NOBUO DOI, 87, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2001. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Survived by son, Dennis; daughter, Susan Rosenberg; brother, Richard; sister, Yoshiko Haji; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
SOLOMON FELY JR., 46, of Hale'iwa, died Nov. 11, 2001. Born in Ka'a'awa. A construction worker. Survived by wife, Debbie; daughter, Debbie Dean Menor; hanai daughters, Tyna Hookano, Christle, Malissa Shaffer, Rhonda Cheatham and Maile Rideout; son, Jarin; hanai sons, Oliver Menor, Philip Kaaihue and Elvis Manu; mother, Ida; brothers, Erickson and Dwayne; hanai brothers, Tipasa Godfrey and Aso Lima; sisters, Brenda Kaahu, Delwynne Kaahanui, Jamie Fely and Julene Kawaahau; grandmother, Talalelei Fonoimoanaone; a grandson; a hanai granddaughter; 54 foster children. Visitation 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Queen Lili'uokalani Church, Hale'iwa; service 11 a.m. to noon; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
ARTURO GARCIA, 46, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 22, 2001. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Wilcox Hospital laboratory aide. Survived by wife, Elma; sons, Sherwin and Shane; father, Pedro; stepmother, Myrna; brothers, Tomas and Fernando; sisters, Ester, Mercedes Ritz and Mayrose; Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow. Memorial luncheon noon Dec. 8 at family residence. Casual attire.
OLGA DOMONKOS GHOSH, 75, of Ho-nolulu, died Nov. 17, 2001. Born in Gary, Ind. Retired research biologist. Survived by husband, Stanley; children, Mimi Mangrobang, Peggy Shea and Sandy and Christopher; nine grandchildren; brother, Eugene Domonkos. Private service held. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Service.
EVELYN JENNINGS GILES, 89, of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, formerly of Honolulu and Kaua'i, died Sept. 2, 2001. Born in Tillamook, Ore. Foster Grandparents Program and Hawaii Tuberculosis and Health Association employee. Survived by daughters, Dr. Vicki Giles and Nancy Giles-Maroney; sons, Roger and Stephen; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Cremation.
HARUMI HARAGA, 81, of Kahului, Maui, died Nov. 18, 2001. Born on Maui. Retired HC&S office clerk. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
LEILANI SWEET VIOLET BROWN KIMOKEO HUGHES, also known as Kuuleilani and Violet, 87, of Honolulu, died Nov. 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired public school teacher and recipient of ke Kukui Malamalama Award for "Excellence in Hawaiian Education." Survived by son, Thomas Honolulu; daughters, Claire and Leialoha Kuulei; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. tomorrow at The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, The Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus; service 5 to 6 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
BETTY MISAKO KANEHIRO, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 23, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. A retired Union Supply seamstress and member of Lanakila Senior Citizen's Club. Survived by husband, Charles; sons, Kenneth "Kenji," Stanford "Sadao," Gary "Haruo" and Paul "Koichi"; brothers, Seitaro Hoshino, Toshikazu Hoshino, Clarence Hoshino and Harold Hoshino; four grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.
TOM HISASHI KINOSHITA, 75, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 22, 2001. Born in Honomu, Hawai'i. A Hilo Port superintendent retired from Young Brothers. Survived by companion, Karen Shimura; son, Scott; daughters, Karen Kaya and Keona Kinoshita; brothers, Hitoshi "Paul," Robert, Takeshi and Hideshi "Dugan"; sisters, Betty Goya, Eileen Taguma, Judy Garrison and Susie Lee; two grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual "Wednesday" attire.
BETTY YUK HEE LAU, 82, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Member of Hui O Kaimuki and See Dai Doo Society. Survived by son, Gordon; daughter, Constance Muschek; brother, George Au; sisters, Anna Lee, Eunice Leong, Florence Hee and Jennie Hinshaw; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
WILLIAM RAYMOND LYMAN III, 57, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 20, 2001. Retired Grace Pacific Co. truck driver and member of the Yokozuna Riders Club. Survived by companion, Rosanne Bento; Bento's children, Richard Holmes, Margaret O'Sullivan and Kenneth Bento; mother, Gladys; brothers, Douglas, Herbert, Kenneth, Robert, Timmy and James; sisters, Mary Kapuwai, Gladys Kapuwai, Cindy Achong and Lisa Perreira. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service over ashes 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
ALICE LEIALOHA MAEHA, 75, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 24, 2001. Born in Hilo. State Department of Education print shop, and Legislature print shop, employee. Survived by son, Samuel "Chuckie"; daughters, Caroline "Carol" Carter, Diane Tomlinson, Avenell "Abel" Orlofsky and Gwen Maxwell; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; brothers, Carl "Buddy," Douglas and Earl "Buster" Jeremiah; sister, Hilda Thomas. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; entombment 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
EDYTH MAE MCINTYRE, 83, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 18, 2001. Born in Chicago. Retired from the federal civil service and a community volunteer. Survived by son, Bruce; daughters, Dale Dela Pina, Mary and Patricia McIntyre; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MARIE S. MEDEIROS, 95, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died Nov. 25, 2001. Born in Kapa'a. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Gilbert and Ernest; daughters, Mary Lou Correa and Bernice Perreira; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
CHARLES K. MINER, 47, of Kailua, died Nov. 26, 2001. Born in Waimanalo. An automobile mechanic. Survived by wife, Wanda; daughters, Kamaka, Charlani, Harijean and Chaslyn Miner, and Mary Wilson; son, Shelby; two grandsons; brothers, John, Paul, Gabriel, Jonathan and Jeffery; sisters, Harrylyne, Haunani and Momi. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
TAMOTSU NAGATO, 77, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, formerly of Lawa'i, died Nov. 25, 2001. Born in Hanapepe. A maintenance man retired from Sheraton Kauai, Po'ipu. Survived by wife, Alice; brothers, Tokuichi, Muneo, Megumi and Ichio; sisters, Yuriye Yokoyama and Shizue Yoshimoto. Private service to be held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
GARY G. OTTO, 62, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 2001. Born in Esterville, Iowa. A retired federal civil service manager. Survived by wife, Sun Mi Otto; daughter, Mary Ann Hobby; sons, Harry Eubanks, Larry Eubanks and Christopher Eubanks; brother, Frank; sisters, Dawn, Sharon and Jeri. Visitation 9:30 a.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
CLEOPE "OPENG" VALDEZ RAGASA, 71, of Hala'ula, Kohala, Hawai'i, died Nov. 26, 2001. Born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A waitress retired from Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Survived by husband, Andy Sr.; daughter, Patricia Defiesta; sons, Andy Jr. and Crisanto; sisters, Pacita Angaboy, Enriqueta and Lita Ragasa; five grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hala'ula, Kohala; service 5 p.m. Overnight wake from 6 p.m. at the Ragasa residence; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Kohala; Mass 10 a.m.; burial at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
THE REV. JERROLD LEE ROBERSON, 60, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 22, 2001. Born in Prosser, Wash. A minister with New Hope Keaukaha and Panaewa Christian Fellowship. Survived by wife, Theodora "Pinky"; sons, Joseph and Darryl; daughter, Sabrina Hoppe; brothers, James and Joseph; sisters, Alice Nelson and Margaret Goulden; seven grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Keaukaha and Panaewa Christian Fellowship; service 11 a.m.; scattering of ashes to follow at Puhi Bay. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
RUTA SATARAKA, 46, of Honolulu, died Nov. 15, 2001. Born in American Samoa. A mail clerk with Cardinal Services Ltd. Survived by brothers, Tanielu, Keneti, Sofi and Mu; sister, Rita Lemyuen. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Samoan Congregational Christian Church of Honolulu; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
CATHERINE LYNN SIMS, 48, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died Nov. 26, 2001. Born in Orange, Calif. An employee of Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Survived by husband, Dale; sons, Harvey Waipa Jr., David "Kekaula" Waipa and Shawn "Kalani" Sims; father, Dr. Harry Jr.; brothers, Mike Whittaker and Stephen Whittaker; sister, Judy Akoni; three grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Glad Tidings Church, Hilo; service 11 a.m.; burial at Homelani Memorial Park, old section. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
WARREN L. THOMAS, 73, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 2001. Born in Boston. Retired resident manager of the Dynasty Apartments. Survived by daughters, Linda Tierney and Lillian Graham; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
CLIFFORD D. WATSON, 70, of Pearl City, died Nov. 24, 2001. Born in Whitley County, Ind. A longtime Hale'iwa resident and former X-ray technician with Kaiser Permanente. Survived by son, Cliff II; daughters, Dorena Begonia and Trenna Begonia; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City; burial 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.