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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, October 3, 2001


Advertiser Staff

FLORENTINO "FLO" QUITORAS ALIPIO, 56, of Waipahu, died Sept. 12, 2001. Born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. Survived by wife, Raymunda "Remy"; sons, Jerry and Jason; daughter, Brenda Doctolero; three grandchildren; sister, Editha Aldan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park mauka chapel, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Mass 10:45 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

DORIS FAITH APUNA, 76, of Spreckelsville, Maui, died Sept. 20, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired as a custodian who worked for the state. Survived by sons, John III and Glenn Sr.; daughter, Valerie Silva; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Gathering of friends 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary; private scattering of ashes. No flowers except lei. Aloha attire.

ARTHUR YIP SING CHOCK, 77, of Honolulu, died Sept. 28, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A maintenance superintendent retired from the Honolulu Post Office. Survived by wife, Betty; sons, Norman and Wendell; daughters, Kathleen Kimura and Charleen Anderson; brother, Kenneth; sisters, Lorna Collier, Elaine Ohye and Sandra Chock-Eng; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary, service 10 a.m.; burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

LOUISE MOMI POEPOE CORONEL, 69, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, formerly of Wai'anae, O'ahu, died Sept. 20, 2001. Born in 'Ulupalakua, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by sons, David, Paul, George and Tony; daughters, Penny Cawlthron and Linda Camacho; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, service 11 a.m.; burial at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

DONALD QUON NAM FONG, 71, of Honolulu, died Sept. 27, 2001. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Retired as a plant propagator who worked for the city. Survived by wife, Lydia; son, Randal; daughters, Donna Wong and Natalie; two grandchildren; brother, Ronald; sisters, Diana Lum, Marion Au and Eleanor Dang. Visitation 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, service 12:30 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

LILLIAN THERSA FREITAS, 79, of 'Aiea, died Sept. 29, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co. Survived by husband, Bernard A.; son, Bernard G.; daughters, Bernadette Keliaiaa and Antoinette; two grandchildren. Gathering 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the family residence, 99-1040 Pu'umakani St. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

FLORENCIA FELICIDAD GALUTIRA GALIZA, 71, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 23, 2001. Born in #38 Sangil, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by husband, Pedro; sons, Felix, Carmelo, Wilfredo and Francisco; daughters, Florentina Domingo and Shirley Aguindi; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, eulogy 7 p.m. Casual attire. Burial in the Philippines.

JEROME "JERRY" M. GOMEZ, 58, of South San Francisco, formerly of Puko'o, Moloka'i, died Sept. 19, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. A graduate of Lahainalua High School and an Army veteran. Survived by wife, Virginia; daughter, Shari Okumura; son, Jeffrey Miles; mother, Jean Gomez; brothers, Michael and Octavius; sisters, Elizabeth, Jennifer Strickler, Deborah, Barbara Nakamura, Veronica Yungen and Delta Ellison. Celebration-of-life service in Burlingame, Calif.

KATHERYN RICHARDSON HAJEK, 56, of Fairfax Station, Va., formerly of Honolulu, died Sept. 22, 2001. Born in Alexandria, La. A nurse and homemaker. Survived by husband, James; daughters, Cynthia Garrett, Patricia Thomas and Elizabeth Huang; son, Edward Felton; five grand-children; mother, Eleanor Richardson; sister, Marian Richardson; brother, Creagan Richardson. Memorial service in Virginia.

CLARENCE J. HAMAISHI, 81, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sept. 30, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired real estate developer. Survived by daughter, Mary Ann Toth. Private service. Arrangements by Affordable Cremation & Burial Service in Las Vegas.

WARREN HIDEICHI HIGA, 66, of Waipahu, died Sept. 21, 2001. Born in Waipahu. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by sister, Betty Kamisato; nephew, Wade Higa; niece, Selina Higa; other nieces and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

MIKE MASAKI IKEDA, 77, of Wailuku, Maui, died Sept. 20, 2001. Born in Wailuku. A retired photo-finishing printer. Survived by brothers, Teruyuki and Takeo; sisters, Fusako Saito, Janet Brown and Sharon. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

MASAICHI IMOTO, 98, of Honolulu, died Sept. 23, 2001. Born on Kaua'i. A shop foreman with Mid-Pacific Institute. Survived by stepson, Jay Itagaki; grandson, Roni; great-grandson, Jay. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Mid-Pacific Institute's Bakken Auditorium. No flowers. Casual attire. Memorial donations to Mid-Pacific Institute. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

VICTOR WILLIAM JOSEPH, 38, of New York, died Sept. 21, 2001. Born in Canada. A makeup artist for fashion shows. Survived by sister, Frederica. Private service. Arrangements by West Hawai'i Mortuary.

WILLIAM GLYNNE "BILL" KALELEIKI III, 46, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 22, 2001. Born in Honolulu. An O'ahu Refuse truck driver. Survived by sons, Kekai and Shane; daughter, Cherrel; parents, William Jr. and Felicidad; brothers, Ivan, Rodney and Kalani; sisters, Pearl, Ruby Jenkins and Marlene Sedeno. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Ma'ili Beach Park, service 10 a.m.; private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

THOMAS CARL LEDWARD, 65, of Honolulu, died Sept. 14, 2001. Survived by brothers, George and Robert; sisters, Priscilla Mia, Pauline Nakahara, Primrose Bow and Christabelle Itamura. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary, prayer service 11 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

MILDRED OTSURU PERREIRA, 84, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died Sept. 26, 2001. Born in Honoka'a. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Kathleen Sato, Lorraine Vinigas, Aileen Franco, Loretta Nonies, Cynthia Ontiveros and Shirley Moniz; sons, Ralph Hanohano and Duane Perreira; brother, Saburo Higa; sister, Kiyoko Shiroma; 26 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 5 p.m. Casual attire.

ROMUALDO ZAMBO RAMOS, 87, of Honolulu, died Sept. 11, 2001. Born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. Survived by wife, Damiana; sons, Juanito, Romeo and Ernesto; daughters, Rosita Castillo, Natividad Soloria, Gloria Almoguera, Julita Martin and Erlinda Ramos; brothers, Pidong and Pipeng Ramos; sisters, Dolores Ramos and Maria Banderel; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, service 10.30 a.m.' burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

ESTHER HARRISON ROBINSON, 97, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Oct. 1, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A former teacher at Hanalei School and Waimea High and Elementary School who retired as a vice principal in 1966; started kindergartens on Kaua'i and organized its Girl Scouts chapter; widow of bank manager Edward Robinson. Survived by nieces and nephews. Private service. Memorial donations to Kauai Hospice. Arrangements by Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.

JOSEPHINE SANTOS, 96, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 28, 2001. Born in Onomea, Hawai'i. Survived by son, John; daughters, Dorothy Martins and Janet Ayala; sisters, Gloria Binyan, Gladys DeSa and Helen Medeiros; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mass 12:15 p.m.; burial at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary.

JOSE DEPERALTA SARAOS, 90, of Kaumakami, Kaua'i, died Sept. 25, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A truck driver with Olokele Sugar Co for 35 years. Survived by sons, Clarence, Stanley and Allen; daughter, Eileen Rodrigues;15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

RUSSELL ALIKA SILLS, 45, of Kane'ohe, died Sept. 27, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by mother, Leimomi; grandmother, Lucy Fujimoto; brother, Vincent Jr.; sister, Tomylu Whaley. Graveside service10:45 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

DURWARD "BILL" B. STOCKTON, 81, of Honolulu, died Sept. 29, 2001. Born in Cleburne, Texas. Retired as an Army chief warrant officer 3. Survived by companion, Tom Majewski; nephew, Dan Stockton. Committal service 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

REIKO UCHIYAMA, 91, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 25, 2001. Born in Kawailoa. Survived by brothers, Kazu and Yoshi; sisters, Lillian Imamoto and Doris Funaki. Privateservice held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

DONALD KALANI WAIPA, 67, of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, died Sept. 26, 2001. Born in Kea'au, Hawai'i. Retired from Hawaii Structural Iron Workers. Survived by wife, Rosalinda; daughters, Cindy, Trudy, Helen Jo Medeiros, and Tay Aceret; sons, Derek, Randy and Donald Waipa, Lee Hardy, Amos Ayap and Shano Ayap; brothers, Wayne and Ray "German"; sisters, Joann Rapoza and Patsy Conway; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo, service 11 a.m.; private scattering of ashes. No flowers. Casual attire.

BE TU THI WONG, 50, of Honolulu, died Sept. 30, 2001. Born in Vietnam. Employed by Char Tour and Travel Service. Survived by husband, Weylen; sons, Michael Nguyen and Raymond Bennet; daughters, Tuyet Nhung Thi Nguyen, Victoria Uhi, Chelsie and Megan; mother, Canh Ti Tran; brother, Hiep Van Tran; sister, Hong Thi Tran; six grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary,Christian service 9:30 to 10 a.m., Chinese Buddhist service 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. No flowers.

YU YEN WU, 98, of Honolulu, died Sept. 29, 2001. Born in Taipei, Taiwan. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Stanley Wu, Jefferson Wu and George Liu; daughters, Chien Chien Lin and Wendy WenWen Su; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; inurnment at Rose Hills Memorial Park in California.

GERALD "LARRY" C. YOUNG JR., 76, of Honolulu, died Sept. 17, 2001. Born in Los Angeles. A retired teacher. Survived by wife, Jane; daughter, Susan Dahlman; sons, Ralph and Gary; six grandchildren; sister, Louise Horne. Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.