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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, December 1, 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.

WILLIAM A. BRADY, 79, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2002. Born in New Jersey. A retired gunners mate 1st Class, U.S. Navy. Survived by brother, Frank; sisters, Marie Moran and Joan Hodsdon; nieces and nephews. Committal service 2 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ALICE LUCILLE CASSIDY, 90, of Ocean View, Hawai'i, died Nov. 23, 2002. Born in Greenville, S.C. A retired beautician. Survived by son, Lawrence "Larry"; sister, Gladys Simpson; a granddaughter. Private service to be held at Pirate's Cove, Ocean View, Hawai'i at a later date. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

PHILIP GERARD DEAN, 74, of Pearl City, died Nov. 21, 2002. An electronic technician retired from Barbers Point. Survived by wife, Elaine; daughters, Linda Peter and Nancy Chinen; five grandchildren; brothers, Francis, James and John. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 7 p.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

ROBERT "BOB HEE" TIN CHEONG HEE, 66, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A mathematics instructor at St. Louis High School, engineer at HC&D, night manager at M's Ranch House, bartender at Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Hotels and the Queen's Surf, and U.S. Postal Service employee who became Postmaster of Honolulu and Postal Executive. Survived by wife, Margaret Furukawa; daughters, Michelle Luke and Marchelle Uyeda; stepdaughters, Ann Kwock and Kay Sides; eight grandchildren; father, Kam Chin Hee; brothers, Edward Caminos, Patrick Hee and Larry Hee; sisters, Marlene Nonaka and Cynthia Cunningham. Visitation 9:15 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church; Mass 11:15 a.m. Burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

LESLIE T. "RUSHIN" HOKAMA, 47, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Nov. 20, 2002. Born in Wahiawa. An auto body repair man and avid antique bottle collector. Survived by mother, Lorraine; son, Shawn; daughters, Lezlie Tamashiro and Melissa Hokama; sisters, Leona Leonard, Evelyn Hokama and Lee Anne Palmer. Gathering and service 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Home Hall, Waimea. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

STACEY L. HORTON, 22, of Waipahu, died Nov. 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Maxine and Albert Rodrigues; sons, Darnell and Tarrell Smith; fiance, Dennis Smith; grandparents, Nick and Rose Lopez; grandfather, George Sr.; brothers, Shane Horton, Wayne and Donovan Medeiros; sisters, Lalena Medeiros and Taylor Horton. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

GREYSON JOHN ARNOLD KAEHUAEA, 15, of Makawao, Maui, died Nov. 20, 2002. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A student at King Kekaulike High School. Survived by mother, Valerie; father, Joseph; brother, Anson; grandmother, Kanani Keau and April Ikeda. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

ROBERT K. KUBO, 79, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 16, 2002. Contact Gail Yamamoto of State Small Guardianship, 539-4393. Committal service 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

BENJAMIN SORIANO LIMOS SR., 70, of Honolulu, died Nov. 24, 2002. Born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. A steward retired from Hilton Hawaiian Village. Survived by wife, Dolores; sons, Benjamin "Sonny," Renato "Rey" Jr., Wilfredo "Willie," Edwin "Ed," Robert, Julius "Jojo," Diosdado "Joey," Joel "Boboy," and Julmar "Butch"; daughters, Elnora "Nelia" Salinas and Charito "Cherry" Inaldo; sisters, Esperanza Vinuya, Natividad Soriano, Lolita Aquino and Roselie Custodio; 26 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Final service and burial in the Philippines. No flowers.

JILL YVONNE MALOOF, 47, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died Nov. 25, 2002. Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Proprietress of Tradewind Orchids. Survived by husband, Brooks; daughters, Haunani and Savannah; mother, Eiwor Rydestad; nieces and nephews; cousins. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

FEDERICO GABAY MARQUEZ, 76, of Waipahu, died Nov. 16, 2002. Born in Tarlac, Philippines. A member of the Filipino United Church of Christ. Survived by wife, Rebecca; daughters, Joanne and Joy; son, Jesus; brothers, Joe, Simon and Refoldo; sister, Fedila Bocobo; two grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Filipino United Church of Christ; service 9:45 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MANUEL P. MEDEIROS, 69, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 18, 2002. Born in Kahului, Maui. Operations manager with Hawaiian Building Maintenance and former resident manager of Alii Plantation. Survived by wife, Frances; son, Elton Alcover; daughters, Germaine Yabes, Manilynn Rivera and Mara Miki de la Cruz; mother, Ramona Gonsalves; brothers, Benny Madiro, Henry Medeira and John Gonsalves Jr.; sisters, Mina Akana and Dianne Gonsalves; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to noon Friday; prayer service noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

JOSE EDUARDO SANIDAD, 89, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 26, 2002. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A travel agent retired from Aveco World Travel Service. Survived by wife, Adela; sons, Jose and Edward; daughter, Delia Murphy; sisters, Rebecca Reynaldo and Luz Uy; three grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park; service 11:45 a.m. Burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

JOHN CHARLES SHELHOUSE, 86, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2002. Born in Hamilton, Ohio. Survived by sister, Kathryn Nugent; stepsons, Ed Gomes and Obed Wilson; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren. Private family service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

DOROTHY JEAN LEINAALA "LEI" STEVENS, 57, of Makawao, Maui, died Nov. 20, 2002. Born in Honoka'a, Hawai'i. Employed at Ka Lima O Maui. Survived by brothers, Elroy, Gilbert and Sherwood; sisters, Rosalani and Betty. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Greenhaven Cemetery. Lei only. No flowers. Casual attire.

LAUREN DALE TAKAKI, 54, of Waipahu, died Nov. 28, 2002. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Survived by husband, Richard Ramoutar; mother, Madeline; brother, Larry; sister, Janice. Visitation 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Ward, 94-210 Kahuali'i St.; service 5 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapa'a Ward, Kaua'i. Burial at Hanalei Japanese Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary and Garden Island Mortuary.

GARY MASAYUKI TANIGUCHI, 55, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A sergeant 1st class retired from the U.S. Army. Survived by daughter, Carolyn Taniguchi; sisters, Jane Kuniyuki, Joan Kiyonaga, Elaine Yoshida and Aileen Higa; hanai brothers, Carlton Chinen and Peter Goto. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veteran Cemetery.

TORAJIRO "OPU" YOSHIMURA, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 28, 2002. Born in Hilo. A carpenter and glazier retired from Theo H. Davies & Company. Survived by wife, Tomiko; sons, Terry and Owen; daughter, Lorraine Fukuda; sister, Sueko Miyashita; two grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.