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Artist HELEN GILBERT-BUSHNELL, a Renaissance woman of Honolulu, New York and Southern France whose work hangs in galleries and architectural settings throughout the world, has died of cancer at the age of 80. See story.
LEBRADA POLPOL SORONDO "BAQUIRO," of Waialua, died April 5, 2002. Born in Cebu, Philippines. Member of St. Michael Catholic Church. Survived by sons, Thomas, Benny, Narciso, Walter and Gabriel; daughters, Candelaria Tomisa and Simeona Fernandez; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Catalina Rismondo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel; service 10 a.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
FEDERICO BARENG, 76, of Waipahu, died April 1, 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Flora; sons, John, Domingo, and Santos Agtarat; daughters, Modesta Trinidad, Lydia Balinbin, Nona Acoba and Lina Sullivan; brother, Luis; sisters, Lucia Manuel, Gilda Sacramento and Tessie; 24 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
LOUISE PACHECO BAYES, 88, formerly of Kahuku and Wai'anae, died April 4, 2002. Retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel housekeeper. Survived by daughter, Dorothy Davis; son, Frank Jr.; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Marcelino Pacheco and Joseph Ferreira; sisters, Helen Kaneshige, Beatrice Gonsalves, Matilda "Tilly" Rita and Rose DeRego; companion, August "Gus" Rosa. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes Sunday at Wai'anae Army Beach. No flowers. Aloha attire.
HANS WILHELM ALBERT KARL BONIN, 94, of Kailua, died jan. 26, 2002. Born in Berlin, Germany. Deputy chief engineer of the German team, for construction of Banihal (Jawahar) Tunnel, Kashmir, India; and structural designer of "Habitat" exhibit, 1967 Montreal, Canada, World Expo. Survived by daughter, Verena Bonin Rainalter; son, Hans-Edwin "John"; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Graveside services 2 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Donations to Windward Seniors Day Care Center, 77 N. Kainalu Drive, Kailua, HI, 96734. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
WAI YU WONG CHOY, 91, of Honolulu, died April 5, 2002. Born in Canton, China. A homemaker. Survived by son, Tony; daughters, Lisa Li and Alice Chau; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
SYLVIA ELDER COOK, 73, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 8, 2002. Born in Idaho. Retired Portland, Ore., schoolteacher, and a dealer in rare books. Survived by daughters, Heather Mueller and Michelle Meeks; son, Shawn McGrew; sister, Betsy Wilson; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial gathering 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Leleiwi Beach Park, Hilo. Condolences to Michelle Meeks, 101 Aupuni St., Apt. 608, Hilo, HI 96720. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
MINNIE S. GODISON, 87, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2002. Born on Maui. Survived by son, Alfonso; daughters, Josephine Ponce and Loretta Kaleiwahea; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sisters, Isabella Molina and Anna Moniz; brother, Johnny Sanchez; half brother, Binjamin Lebron. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic church; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LEONARD LESTER HOJNACKE, 51, of Honolulu, died march 27, 2002. Born in South Dakota. State special education teacher, Kaunanakakai, Moloka'i. Survived by mother, Verna Johnson; stepfather, James Johnson; brothers, Jozef Wroblewski and Jake Johnson; sister, Diane Scheel; soulmate, Juanita Buckley. Services held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
BENNY ISRAEL, 77, of Honolulu, died march 29, 2002. Born in Iwilei. A musician, craftsman and security officer. Survived by son, Francis; brother, Patrick; sisters, Josephine Castro, Sylvia Ribaya, Thelma Israel-Fernandez and Dorothy Lozano. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at the Catholic Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
CLEMENT KAIMIOLA, 72, of April 8, 2002. Born in Makua, Wai'anae. Kailua-Kona Chevron station employee; and retired Honolulu Ford partsman. Survived by wife, Beatrice Baoy; sons, Clement Jr., Charles, Colbert and Coburn; daughters, Elizabeth, Cami Santiago and Rosanne; sisters, Caroline Smith and Marilyn Kendall; 23 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu; memorial service 7 p.m. Service also 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kona.
BEATRICE YUKE KEE YIM LEONG, 96, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2002. Survived by sons, Kenneth and Richard; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Walter, Clarence, Evans and Dr. Henry Yim; Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Pali Highway; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
KAR LEEROSE MAHINALANI KAIMI ALOHA MAILI MALANI NANO MATSUYAMA-KLUG, infant daughter of Henry Matsuyama and Kandis Klug, died April 5, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by grandparents, Ruth Matsuyama, and Nashton and Gwendolyn Klug; great-grandmother, Bernice Shon. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Shield of Faith Christian Ministries, Wai'anae; service 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
KAMATO NAKO, 95, of Kane'ohe, died April 6, 2002. Born in Okinawa. Survived by daughters, Alice Masatsugu, Irene Arakaki and Sumie Harada; brother, Frank Kina; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
RUTH MIYAKO NISHIYAMA, 89, of Honolulu, died march 31, 2002. Retired Tripler Army Medical Center nurse. Survived by brother, Miles; sisters, Tamae Yoshikane and Alpha Kaneko. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
MARJORIE FOOK PING HO OTA, 59, of Kane'ohe, died April 4, 2002. Retired from Anderson News. Survived by husband, Charles; daughter, Charlette Arii; son, Charles Jr.; four grandchildren; brother, Harry Ho Jr. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
LEONARDO RAFAEL PAGARIGAN, 92, of Waipahu, died April 8, 2002. Born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. Retired Waipahu Elementary School head custodian, and a Realtor-associate. Survived by sons, Rene Pagarigan Paulo, Pablito and Leonard; daughters, Anita Sotelo, Olivia Simms, Susan Moniz and Maria-Clara Converse; 27 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 9:45 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani memorial Park Mortuary.
EDWARD PAREISA, 76, died April 4, 2202. Born in Honolulu. Retired city worker. Survived by wife, Ruth; son, Bradley; daughters, Adrienne, Carla Hernandes and Gisele Souza; brother, Billy; sisters, Mildred Martin and Agnes Gaylord; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:15 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
LOUISE MCCARTHY SILVA, 83, of Honolulu, died April 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Longtime member of Congers Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Survived by sons, Daniel and Robert Epstein; daughters, Gwendolyn Tomlins and Lorelie Cobb; sister, Honey McCarthy; brother, George McCarthy; 17 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
SAZUKO TANIGUCHI, 85, of Pu'u'eopaku, Hawai'i, died April 3, 2002. Born in Kaiwiki, Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired Kamehameha Garment Co. seamstress, Hilo. Survived by daughters, Carol Tamura and Irene Masuoka; son, jerry; sister, Mitsuye Inouye; five grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary offerings) or flowers. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
HOWARDINE "HOWIE" NARCISSUS KAMA TINAO, 39, of Honolulu, died April 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Calvin; daughter, Tiffany Kama-Tinao; mother, Susie Kama; stepfather, Thomas Popovich; sisters, Carnation Uini, Evalani Mailou, Rose Tuvale, Carol Fernandez, Cindy Kama-Smith and Renee Guillermo; brother, Jessie Kama. Visitation 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward; service 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes 8 a.m. Sunday off Waikiki Beach. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ISABELLE "AUNTY B" TORRES, 80, of Makaha, April 10, 2002. Born in Koloa, kaua'i. Survived by son, john; daughters, Isabella Burdick, Sheila Buckner, Gidget Kim and Sherry; brothers, John Velles; sisters, Agnes Brown and Kay Alberson; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
ALEXANDER "UNCLE NUI" EKELA UAHINUI SR., 66, of Honolulu, died April 3, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Okada Trucking Co. truck driver. Survived by sons, Alexander Jr., Joseph, Steven and Nui; daughters, Charlene Lawelawe and Vanessa Arizo; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Eugene, Edward and Charles "Kaihi" Kahaunaele, David Uahinui and George Chong; sisters, Elaine Aweau, Josephine Kon, Vivian Elizabeth Kapika Lambert, Ruth "tiny" Domingo and Yolanda "Kealoha." Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 10:45 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
CARLOMAGNO YASAY, 82, of Honolulu, died march 17, 2002. Born in Bulacan Bulacan, Philippines. Retired Trousdale Enterprize, Waikiki Shopping Plaza, employee. Survived by wife, Florenda; sons, Virgilio Sr., Renaldo, Igmedio, Ely, Gerry, Noli and Carlomagno Jr.; daughters, Erlinda Ferdandez and Fe Dasalla; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Baltazar, Victorino and Doming; sisters, Leonardo Barayuga and Josefina Basa. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Saturday at Crusaders of the Divine Church of Christ, 569 California Ave.; service 8:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.