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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, April 14, 2002


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.

IRENE "INIANG" AFALLA, 81, of Kahului, Maui, died April 4, 2002. Born in Naguilian Isabela, Philippines. A self-employed seamstress known for Filipino gowns and hula costumes. Survived by son-in-law, Catalimo Mailem; grandchildren, Lilibeth Mailem, Laurie Mailem and Lance Mailem. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.

BARBARA "BABS" ANDRADE, 67, of Ha'iku, Maui, died April 12, 2002. Born in Wailuku. A cook at Sheraton Hotel, Gate 21, Landing, Pa'ia General, Jacks and Maschan. Survived by husband, Melvin Sr.; sons, Melvin Jr., George Sr. and Timmy; brother, Alfred Alexander; sisters, Annie Souza, Dorothy Delima and Lorraine Delima; four grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church; Mass 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Rita Church; service 10 a.m. Burial at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.

LUIS OCCIDENTAL BALICASMAYA, 89, of Waipahu, died April 7, 2002. Born in Guinobatan, Albay, Philippines. A retired Delano, Calif., grapefruit packer and member of Annak T. Abra. Survived by daughter, Milagros Fernandez; son, Manuel; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Jose. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; wake service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MELVIN DEAN BRANDL, 83, of Pe'ahi, Maui,died April 5, 2002. Born in Yoakum, Texas. Operator of Pe'ahi Flowers and special agent for the Internal Revenue Service. Survived by wife, Emily; son, James; daughters, Linda Lanihuli Freidenburg and Donna Simpson; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; hanai children and grandchildren. Visitation 2 p.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Church, Wailuku; service 2:30 p.m. Burial 4:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.

FRANCES E. BROWN, of Honolulu, died April 11, 2002. Born in Greenville, Texas. Employed by The U.S. Department of Defense in Hawai'i, Japan and Korea. Survived by nephew, Albert Saffold. No service to be held. Memorial donations to St. Francis Hospice-Nu'uanu. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

HELEN MALIU CHAMIZO, 85, of 'Aiea, died April 7, 2002. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. A laundry supervisor retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by children, Annette Kaiahua, Elliott Chamizo and John Chamizo Jr.; brothers, Solomon, Ted, Bruce and Robert Kalua; sisters, Shirley Przeradzki, Frances Kalua, Priscilla Hoke and Muriel Kalua; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. Private service and burial of ashes held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

SHIRLEY ADELE FRAINE, 86, of Kailua, died March 31, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Employed by the Department of Education. Survived by daughters, Jacqueline Riley, Maureen Felix and Sharon Kailihiwa; son, Rodger; sisters, Margaret Reynolds and Lois Eyman. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial of ashes 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ALEXANDER DAVID "BULLY" FRANCHEY, 36, of Las Vegas, died March 29, 2002. Born in Wahiawa. Worked in the medical profession. Survived by parents, Gary Franchey and Ilima Silva; sisters, Vanessa Roberts, Janelle Franchey, Dana Wood and Winona Leialoha; brothers, John and Alexander. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale'iwa Boat Harbor. Scattering of ashes outside Hale'iwa Bay. Flowers and lei welcome.

ETHEL KIKUE FUJIOKA, 96, of Honolulu, died March 28, 2002. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. A practical nurse retired from Kuakini Hospital. Survived by sons, George, Benjamin and Robert; daughter, Margaret Kam; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

WALTER M.C. HO, 71, of 'Aiea, died April 5, 2002. Retired from Better Brands of Honolulu; formerly employed with Willy's Market and Restaurant of Aiea. Survived by wife, Letitia; daughters, Dianne Rosales and Kathleen; three grandchildren; brothers, Wilbert, Wallace and Warren; sister, Gladys Nishioka. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at the Scottish Rite Cathedral; service 10 a.m. Private burial. No flowers. Casual attire.

MARIA MALANIA "AUNTY MANYA" KAPIKA, 67, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 5, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A salesperson. Survived by sons, Nedric, Ned Jr., Lordel, Nedrian, Michael, Nedward and Nedwynn; daughters, Tanya Castro, Nedyne Watanabe, Nedette Nihipali and Malania Eseroma; brothers, Nicholas Spotkaeff, Sergay Spotkaeff, Alexander Spotkaeff and Walter Spotkaeff; 38 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 6 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. April 22 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Burial to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire.

ROSELLA AHU MOI CHAR MA-HELONA, 86, of Wailua, Kaua'i, died April 2, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A custodian retired from the State of Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Louis, Charles, Stephen, John and Alan; daughters, Gwendolyn Bargamento, Barbara Leota, Merriel Yonohara and Vivian Almeida; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Harriet Cavaco and May Mahuka. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Burial at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

NOBORU "NOGI" MIYASHIRO, 77, of Kailua, died April 10, 2002. Born in Wahiawa, Kaua'i. A retired federal meteorological technician and member of Haneji Club. Survived by wife, Kimie; daughter, Jan; brothers, Kinji, Tatsuto and Charlie; sisters, Fukiko Miyashiro, Doris Kanda, Emily Tanaka and Molly Nakamura. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

CLARA MAE PERRY, 88, of Kane'ohe, died April 9, 2002. Born in Michigan. Survived by son, Michael W. Perry; daughter, Vickie; grandchildren, Michael Jr., Carlyn and Kalea; great-grandson, Michael. Memorial donations to Hospice Hawaii. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

RICHARD YOSHIO SAKAGUCHI, 80, of Kailua, died April 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired vice president of Bank of Hawaii. Survived by wife, Lillian; daughter, Audrey Berthiaume; son, Derek; five grandchildren; sister, Hazel Endo. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

WILLIAM "BILL" H. SCOTT, of Maui Meadows, died April 6, 2002. Born in Albuquerque, N.M. Served on the Provost Board of Maui Community College. Former treasurer of Maui Nurses Foundation. Co-founder of Montessori Hale O Keiki. Survived by wife, Dorothy; two daughters; three stepsons; six grandchildren. Private family service to be held. Ashes to be scattered at sea. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice Maui. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

GORDON SILVA, 82, of Honolulu, died April 4, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Manuel and Joseph Silva and John Da Silva; sisters, Violet Farnquez, Sinny Ferreira and Blanche Silva. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

YOSHIO "CHESTER" SUGAI, 73, of Waialua, Hawai'i, died April 5, 2002. A maintenance worker for the federal government at Schofield Barracks. Survived by wife, Leoncia; sons, Thomas, Norman, Guy and Darren; daughters, Lucille Meho, Donna Lagapa, Elaine Greco, Wendy and Bernadine Sugai; brothers, Edwin, Shaburo and Jiro; sister,Caroline Corpus; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Waialua United Church of Christ; service 7 p.m. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. Friday; service 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

VICKY CIELO VELASCO, 49, of Wai'anae, died March 28, 2002. Born in Balaoang, Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. Employed at American Linen. Survived by husband, Artemio; daughters, Gina and Zendy; mother, Flora Cielo; brothers, Benjamin and Wilson Cielo; sisters, Irene Sudaria, Nilda Amoroso, Angela Salinas and Gerly Canaveral. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11:15 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.