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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, August 29, 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.

GERALDINE "GERRY" AH YO, 70, of Hilo, died Aug. 26, 2002. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Supervisor for St. Joseph Elementary and High School. Survived by husband, Gabriel; sons, Gabriel Jr., Wilson and Gordon; daughters, Teresa and Margaret; hanai son, Paul Jr.; brothers, Wilfred and Willington Park; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at family residence, 30 Kauhane Ave. Visitation also 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph School cafeteria; memorial service 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. For information call 935-1625. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

MARY LUAHIWA BECK AVANT, 102, of Honolulu, died Aug. 21, 2002. Born in 'Ahuimanu. A former secretary for Oahu Railway and Land Company. Survived by daughter, Katherine Farm; son, George McMillan-Gordon; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew's Cathedral; service 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Private burial. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services LLC.

GLADYS LINDO CHUN, 75, of Honolulu, died Aug. 9, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Kam Fong; sons, Dennis and Dickson; daughters, Brenda and Valerie; brothers, Roy, Howard and Gregory Lindo; sisters, Louisiana and Marie Victorino. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

ASAKO TERADA COOKE, 86, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, formerly of Hilo, died Aug. 25, 2002. Born in Ninole, Hawai'i. Retired cafeteria manager for Keaukaha Elementary School. Survived by son, Richard; daughters, Barbara Cooke, Winona Kitaoka and Chrisana Cooke; sisters, Hanako Kuwaye, Yoshiko Kishinami, Yuriko Yahiro, Mieko Hiramoto and Yaeko Kunishige. four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

ANITA SHIRLEY COPPEL, 80, of Kailua, died Aug. 25, 2002. Born in New York. A homemaker. Survived by son, Steve; brother, Alfred Goldman; nieces, Julie Jacobs and Marcy Gutierrez; nephew, Robert Goldman. Visitation 10:30 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Temple Emanu-El; service 11 a.m. Inurnment 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

ELEANOR "ELLA" CABATUAN ESTENCION, 74, of Honaunau, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 23, 2002. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. A concierge retired from Hawaii Visitors Information and retired security inspector and road traffic controller at Kona International Airport at Keahole. Survived by husband, Joseph; sons, Joseph, Alan, Rodney and Aaron; daughter, Renee Ching; stepmother, Helen Madarang; brothers, Romie Madarang and Sylvester Madarang; sisters, Mollie Salomon and Felisa Rosario; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at St. Benedict's Catholic Church (Painted Church) Hall, Honaunau, Kona; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa, Kona. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

GILBERT MANUEL FELICIANO, 77, of Kahului, Maui, died Aug. 26, 2002. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Retired meat cutter. Survived by daughters, Jo-Ann Potter and Tracy; sons, Mark and Garret; brothers, Daniel and Frank Feliciano and Leroy Fernandez; sister, Dorothy Ayella; seven grandchildren; great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; prayer service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

KATHLEEN MARY FLOR, 56, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 9, 2002. Born in Boston. A dental hygienist. Survived by husband, Carl Motoshige; daughter, Fantasia; sisters, Jane Simpson, Nancy Powers and Susan Higgins. Service held. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

ROSEANNA MARIA FREIMARK, 37, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Aug. 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, James; brothers, Leonard and Thomas; stepbrother, Wesley Costa; sisters, Jamie Freimark and Sindey Perrles; stepsisters, Debra Quicusan and Mona Hill. Services pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

BETTY JANE HENDERSON, 71, of Mililani, died Aug. 1, 2002. Born in Melbourne, Ky. A volunteer at St. Francis Hospital West and Wahiawa General Hospital Gift Shops. Survived by sisters, Marion Greis and Delores Pigg; nieces and nephews. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, Mililani. No donations or flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

THOMAS H. IGE, 86, of Honolulu, died Aug. 22, 2002. Born in Waipahu. A professor of economics at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa. Survived by wife, Hiroko; son, Glenn; daughter, Diane; a grandchild; brothers, Yasuichi, Kosaburo and Hiroshi; sisters, Alice Yoshiko Ikehara. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

DR. RICHARD SEIYU "DOC" INAMINE, 56, of Honolulu, died Aug. 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A self-employed medical physician. Survived by wife, Brenda Gay; son, Clinton; daughter, Jessica; brothers, George Shimabukuro, Robert and Henry Shimabuku and Dr. Gary; sister, Florence Yogi. Visitation 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon. No flowers. Casual attire.

ROBERT ALLAN "BOBBY" KAMELAMELA, 43, of Hilo, died Aug. 23, 2002. Born in Oceanside, Calif. Driver for Cantor Bros. Hauling Service, Inc. Survived by wife, Lee Ann; sons, Ikaika and Makaha'aheo; daughters, Kau'ikiele and Pepedolly; mother, May; brothers, Mallory and Derrick; sisters, Eliza Poaipuni, Danette "Sis", Jacque Hiro and Karen-Jo McMichael; two grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.

TERUO KITAYAMA, 87, of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died Aug. 22, 2002. Born in Papa'ikou. A member of Silverton Kumiai and Papaikou Hongwanji Mission. Survived by wife, Mitsuye; sons, Wallace and Oren; daughter, Phyllis Withers; sisters, Mitsuko Haraguchi and Tsuyako Takato; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

TOYOKO KIYOMOTO, 77, of Kula, Maui, died Aug. 17, 2002. A member of Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Survived by husband, Ayato; son, Daniel; daughters, Sharon Iwasaki and Arleen Shoemaker; two grandchildren; brothers, Masayuki Miyake, Tom Miyake and Kazuo Miyake; sister, Mieko Yamada. Private service held. Burial at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

KANAO KOGA, 85, of Papa'aloa, Hawai'i, died Aug. 17, 2002. Born in Ka'apahu, Hawaii. Retired replant supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Company. Survived by wife, Sadako; son, Alan; brothers, Manabu and Tokuichi; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

MARY MATILDO LEVINTHOL, 73, of Honolulu, died Aug. 11, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Lillian; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond Matildo; sisters, Minnie Ortiz, Rosita Garcia and Lucy Feathers. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

HENRY QUONG CHEE MARK, 90, of Honolulu and Kapolei, died Aug. 16, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Chock Pang Clinic. Survived by son, Clyde; daughter, Lea-Ann Shima-bukuro; brothers, George and Charles; sister, Lena Hung; four grandchildren. Service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

SAGATO ALEFOSIO MAUGA, 82, of Wai'anae, died Aug. 21, 2002. Born in Safata, Western Samoa. Survived by son, Esitolo; daughters, Maliana Mailo and Pelenaleta Ale; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation from 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church, Wai'anae; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

EDYTHE MARIE MINTON, 93, of Pa'ia, Maui and La Mesa, Calif., died Aug. 26, 2002. Born in Kansas. Member of the Sweet Adelines. Survived by husband, Francis; daughters, Carol Nigro and Coreen Gardella; four grandchildren. No services. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

TOSHI ORITE MORIMOTO, 82, of Kahului, Maui, died Aug. 18, 2002. A member of Kahului Hongwanji. Survived by husband, Munaki; sons, Clyde Morimoto and Michael Allan; daughter, Sandy Imura; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Yukio Orite, Henry Noda and Richard Noda; sisters, Nancy Taba and Fay Zukeran. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

WINIFRED TOM O'ROURKE, 94, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 22, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired public school teacher. Survived by daughters, Frances Fuller and Jean Borges; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Tom; sisters, Mildred Young and Edna Ching. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Sept. 9 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; Catholic prayer service 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

ELENA ANN TRAN, 35, of Hilo, died Aug. 24, 2002. Born in Hilo. A member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Survived by husband, Nien; sons, Nien Jr. and Tony; daughter, Elaine; mother, Eliza Cruz; sisters, Linda, Elizabeth, Margarita, Monalisa, Nancy, Chica, Keleeda and Nena Cruz and Rachel Arrojo; brother, Gillyboy Cruz; a grandson. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service noon. Casual attire.

JANE MISANO YAMADA, 89, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 3, 2002. Born in Kihei, Maui. A member of Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Survived by son, Alvin; daughters, Janet Anthony, Harriet Yoshino and Rene Kimura; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Fred Tadashi Ishibashi; sisters, Peggy Arizumi, Joyce Kimura, June Kanada and Molly Tokunaga. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

WALTER F. YAMAGUCHI, 95, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 21, 2002. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. A painter retired from Kaneshige Contractors. Survived by sons, Phillip and Rodney; daughter, Sharon Tamashiro; six grandchildren; brother, Itsuo; sister, Sueko Nose. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

HARRY H.S. YOUNG, 90, of Mililani, died Aug. 13, 2002. Born in Pu'u'eo, Hawai'i. A member of the Buck Toy Club. Retired from Hawaiian Electric Company. Survived by wife, Margaret; daughters, Lynn Martin and Lorraine Young; son, Calvin; brothers, John and Hood; sisters, Ellen Yee and Betty Lum; five grandchildren. Visitation 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 3:30 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.