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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, August 6, 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.

DEBRA EIKO ARASE, 43, of Kane'ohe, died July 13, 2002. Born in Honolulu. The Queen's Medical Center social worker. Survived by husband, Randy; daughter, Alysha; parents, Edward and Aiko Umeda; brother, Alan Umeda; sister, Gayle Ching. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOSEPH KAWAA BRASH, 50, of Nanakuli, died July 31, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by mother, Erma Jean; brothers, Verner Brash Jr. and Aaron Brash Cunha; sisters, Gwendolyn Kaai, Gaelic Brash Cunha; niece, Coralene Kaai; nephew, JR Kaai; cousin, Carlos Olsen III. Private family service to be held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

GREGORIO BALDERAS BRUB, 83, of Waipahu died July 10, 2002. Born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. Retired from Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by sons, Quirino and Ernesto "Bert"; daughters, Gondalina Millare and Josie Raguedan; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren;. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

TIMOTHY "TIMMY" LOUIS CAMBRA, 16, of Makawao, Maui, died Aug. 1, 2002. Born in Wailuku, Maui. King Kekaulike High School student, member of Future Farmers of America (FFA) club; and participant in rodeo and 4H livestock competitions. Survived by parents, Louis and Winifred; sisters, Jerni and Jody; grandparents, Wilfred "Pal" and Bernice Perreira. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Church, Makawao, Maui; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial in church cemetery. Aloha/casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.

CHARLES CIACCI, 69, of Honolulu, died July 26, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Longtime Teamsters union member. Survived by wife, Winona "Nona"; daughters, Arlene "Ulu" Nunies and Gaylene "Gay"; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lane and George; stepsons, Ned Nakoa Jr., Francis "Kawai" Nakoa and Michael "Kalani" Nakoa; stepdaughters, Paula Rabanes and Laverne Tong. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

GAY HAUNANI EASTMAN, 50, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A paralegal for various attorneys. Survived by mother, Frances; father, Richard; brother, Gill. Memorial service 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Nativity Church. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

RUTH SHIZUKO FUKUMOTO, 88, of Honolulu, died July 30, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Brian and David; daughter, Evangeline Woo; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, Tadao Yamanaka. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.

ROBERT DALE "BOB" GADDIS, 68, of Honolulu, died July 17, 2002. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Retired car dealership owner. Survived by wife, Carren; daughter, Heidi; sons, Kurt and Kraig; brothers, Warren, James and Richard. Private memorial service held. Body donated to the John Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i.

MASAKO HARADA, 60, of Pearl City, died July 29, 2002. Born in Konan, Korea. Survived by husband, Takio; son, John; daughter, Amy Okami; brothers, Saishi, Kenshi and Sueyoshi Uemura; sisters, Sachiko Inouye and Yoshiko Kiyama. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

ELLEN TOMIKO ISHII, 88, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died July 27, 2002. Born in Wainaku. Survived by son, Roy; grandchildren, Lee Ann, Lauren and Michael Ishibashi and Jonathan; sisters, Ruth Ung and Peggy Nedervelt. Private service held at Gardena Buddhist Church. Arrangements by Fukui Mortuary, Los Angeles, Calif.

NANCY YONEKO KAPALI, 72, of Makakilo, died July 30, 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Survived by husband, Henry; son, Ricky Teraoka; daughters, Lisa Camara and Shelley Suiza; brothers, James Uyeda and Kanao Asaoka; sisters, Catherine Niwa and Kiyoko Arinaga; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

GARRICK YONG HAK KWON, 52, of Pearl City, died July 27, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, James; brothers, Stephen, David and Darrell; sisters, Gerry Ornellas, Susan Kane, Gailynn Archuleta, Elizabeth Simeon and Marlene Pezario. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani memorial park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

SET FONG "FRANCIS" LAU, 82, of Honolulu, died July 28, 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shop steward. Survived by wife, Lillian; daughter, Laura Larson; sons, Tom, Loren and Robin; brother, Set Chiu lau; sister, Tu Lan "Lana" Lock; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

NANDING UNCIANO MOLINA, 23, of Kahuku, died July 22, 2002. Born in the Philippines. A roofer for A.M. Hernandez Roofing Co. Survived by parents, Romeo and Ederlina; brothers, Richard and Romeo Jr.; grandmother, Felipa. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Roch's Church; Mass 7 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

TADASHI MURATAKE SR., 70, of Niumila, Kaua'i, died July 31, 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Tractor operator with McBryde Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Dora; sons, Tadashi Jr. and Justin; daughter, Reiko; two grandchildren; brother, Kiyomi. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 11 a.m.

GRACE CHEN NING, 86, died july 28, 2002. Born in Hong Kong, China. Survived by husband, Chung Fong; sons, Robert and Samuel; daughters, Pauline Ning-Brody and Cynthia; sister, Maria Jen; brothers, Yuan Hsing and Peter Chan; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ROBERT "BOBBY O" JOHN OLIVEIRA, 45, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 3, 2002. Born in El Paso, Texas. Maui Community Correctional Center corrections officer, and an artist. Survived by mother, Carolina; daughter, Breanne; son, Bryson; brother, David; children's mother, Jeanine Kaninau. Celebration of life Sunday; time/location, call (Maui) 244-8487. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.

ANDY JUAN PASCUBILLO, 52, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, died july 24, 2002. Born in Ka'u, Hawai'i. Safeguard Security Co. guard at Four Seasons Resort, Hualalai, Hawai'i; driver, and instructor, Laupahoehoe Transportation Co.; Polynesian Hospitality "Hele On" bus driver; the "Brittle Man" at Ohana Kitchen, Honoka'a; Allied Maintenance Co. custodian; and Ka'u Sugar Plantation sugar cane hauler. Survived by wife, Elvainney "Toots"; sons, Samuel, Andy Jr., Smith, Teodulfo and Eldy; daughters, Elvainney and April; five grandchildren; brothers, Adolfo, Roy and Dennis; sisters, Annie, Alice Nishimiya, Angeline Agustin, and Theodora Hermagila; hanai brother, George Paaluhi; hanai mother, Louisa Paaluhi; hanai sister, Grace Requelman. Visitation 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo; service 2 p.m. Casual attire.

RICHARD THOMAS ROACH, 61, of Kapolei, died july 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Department of Education audio video technician. Survived by wife, Betty Ann Malta Schoeppner; step-daughter, Tina Zapata; three grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 5 p.m.; no flowers. Casual attire.

RICHARD YASUO "DICK" SONODA, 86, of Honolulu, died July 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Former proprietor of Tina Rei Sportfishing Charters and a retired mechanic. Survived by wife, Marjorie; sons, Richard, Henry, Todd, Kent, Eugene and Peter; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, James and George; sisters, Shirley Takamoto, Ruth Masaki and Ethel Littleton. Visitation 5 pm. Thursday at Kalihi Union Church; service 6 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

ERNEST HIDEKAZU TAKASE, 84, of Moloka'i, died Aug. 2, 2002. Born on Moloka'i. Survived by wife, Phyllis; sons, Clyde, Neal and Warren; daughter, Carla; sister, Betty Yoshimoto; four grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Sophia Church, Kaunakakai, Moloka'i; Mass 10 a.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JANICE KAUI TSARK TOM, 69, of Kailua, died Aug. 3, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired assistant vice president loan officer for Honolulu Federal Savings and Loan. Survived by husband, Henry; daughters, Lynda Yoshimura, Lorna Motas, Valerie Aquino and Claire Steele; son, Henry Elia; brothers, Sonny, Paul, Renny and Cory; sisters, Arminta, Karen and JoAnn; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sunday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church; service 11 a,m.; reception to follow at the parish pavilion. Private inurnment at a later date at the Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

YUKIE YOSHIKAWA, 84, of Mililani, died Aug. 1, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Member of Jehovah's Witness Church. Survived by daughters, Jane Masuno and Ann Kakuni; four grandchildren; great-grandchild. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m.