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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 10, 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.

FAYE KAPIKOOKALANI MEYER ADDISON, 32, died Dec. 6, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Accountant. Survived by husband, Bryan; children, Joseph Bryant, Tyler, Bryan Jr. and Taylor; parents, Paul and Lucille Meyer; brothers, Stephen and Greg Meyer; grandmother, Lucille Tallett; grandfather, Alexander Meyer. Visitation 4 p.m. Friday at The Kamehameha Schools Chapel; service 6 p.m. Burial later in Meyer family cemetery, Moloka'i. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

ANDRES "DARIS" LAHIP AGUILAR, 89, of Waipahu, died Nov. 7, 2002. Born in Brngy No. 7 Patad, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Exchange. Survived by daughter, Flordeliza; brothers, Domingo and Mauro; one grandson; three great-granddaughters. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11:15 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MARY OPUNUI AIPIA, 78, of Ka'a'awa, died Dec. 2, 2002. Born in Kane'ohe. Member of Jehovah's Witnesses, Ka'a'awa congregation. Survived by husband, Charles; sons, Charles Jr., William, Keli'i and Kalani; daughters, Patricia-Leilani, Barbara-Leina'ala and Marion Haili; sisters, Lily Galdeira, Darling Lederer, Joann Mersberg; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday; services 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

PETRA ORTEGA BISARRA, 85, of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died Dec. 5, 2002. Born in the Philippines. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Filamor Sr.; brothers, Alfredo and Nicolas Ortega; stepsons, Elmer and Filamor Jr.; stepdaughter, Valerie Murata; four stepgrandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha; rosary 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial in church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

THOMAS ELIJAH CUMMINGS JR., 63, of Honolulu, died Dec. 2, 2002. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Survived by wife, Theresa; sons, Thomas III, Glenn, Michael, Kaleo, Jonah, Kamuela, Kaeo and Kawika; daughters, Iwalani Pestana, Pikake Akiu-Eaton, Kela Kaniaupio, Ilima, Leimomi Thompson, Alohalani and Echo; 19 grandchildren; sisters, Emma Alana. Scattering of ashes 10 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Huiawa Beach Park (fronting Miles/Mike's Bakery). Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JAMES EMOTO, 73, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Dec. 7, 2002. Born in Lihu'e. Gas Co. operational supervisor. Survived by wife, Ruth; sons, Clesson and Myron; daughter, Valerie Fernandez; sisters, Nancy Nishimoto and Frances Ono. Visitation 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Baptist Church; service 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Kaua'i.

REX SUEO HORITA, 60, of Kunia, died Dec. 7, 2002. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Retired from U.S. Navy and a retired state Department of Public Safety deputy sheriff. Survived by wife, Fumi; daughters, Kay Horita-Siobal, Barbara Horita-Johansen, Joanne and Susan; five grandchildren; parents, Rex and Hideko; brothers, Raymond and Duke. Visitation 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers.

LOUISE ELIZABETH KEALI'I KALEPA O KOLOLOU O NALANI ALI'I O KAMEHAMEHA KAMANUWAI KANEAKUA, 92, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Dec. 4, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Homemaker. Survived by sons, James, Henry and William; daughters, Pauline Wise, Elma Kaneakua and Eloise Oclit; 26 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church; service noon. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

CRESENCIA ESPRECION MARZAN, 78, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 28, 2002. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by sons, Eddie, Ricky and Jaime; daughter, Carlina Inouye; brothers, Robert, Rudy, Tino, Nick and Joseph; sisters, Linda Helpz and Carol Palafox; seven grandchildren; step--granddaughter, Ferrllyn Icmat. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 12:30 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

GEORGE YOSHIMI MORIKAWA, 71, of Honolulu, died Nov. 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel superintendent of front services. Survived by wife, Rena; daughters, Lori-Ann Kaahaaina and Jaye Morikawa-Maher; son, Jon; seven grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Nishimura and Sally Takemura; brother, Francis. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; memorial service 11 a.m.; scattering of ashes 2 p.m. off Hawai'i Kai. Aloha attire.

GRACE CHIEKO OGAWA, 91, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 1, 2002. Born in Waialua. Retired Hilton Hawaiian Village pantry worker. Survived by sons, Gary and Stanley Toguchi; daughters, Violet Tomishima, Leinohea Mahelona, June Toguchi-Tassil and Velma Yokoyama; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6 p.m. No flowers. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

TSURUKO ZAAN OSHIRO, 84, of Honolulu, died Dec. 4, 2002. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Robert, Russell and Maurice; daughter, Lucille Morihara; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Jack, Minoru, Sammy and Stanley Zaan; sisters, Sharon Yonamine and Sachiko Fujii. Service noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

WILLIAM ALBERT PUAALA, 73, of Pa'ia, Maui, died Dec. 6, 2002. Born in Honolulu. State landscaper. Survived by wife, Muriel; sons, Albert and Michael; daughters, Mabelle Maus, Rogerlynn Manning, Alberta Jones, and Danisa and Loriann; brother, Francis; sisters, Violet Ah Sing, Shirley Smith, Clarabelle Sasan, Phyllis Ortiz and Hazel La Croix; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Friday at Maluhia Church, Waihe'e, Maui; service 5 p.m.; scattering of ashes at sea to follow fronting church. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.

YOSHIKO SEKI, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 9, 2002. Born in London, England. Retired hotel reservation agent. Survived by sons, Frank and David; six grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

HELEN LAUSTERER "AKA" HANNAH SOARES, 68, of Hale'iwa, died Nov. 30, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Robert Sr.; sons, Todd Nicely, Sidney and Robert Jr.; daughters, Darlene Pololu, Terry Nicely and Moana McCormick; brother, George; sister, Thelma Liu; 25 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church; service 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

CHONG SU SONG, 57, of Kane'ohe, died Dec. 5, 2002. Born in Seoul, South Korea. Taxi driver. Survived by wife, Sun Cha; son, Son Ung; daughters, So Yong Song and Son Yong Tsai; two grandchildren; brothers, Kyong Yun Oh and Kyong Won Oh; sister, Kyong Ok Ordenstein. Visitation 11:30 a.m. today at Kailua Baptist Church; service 12:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HAROLDEEN URASAKI WAKIDA, 57, of Honolulu, died Dec. 6, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Aliiolani Elementary School principal. Survived by husband, Donald; son, Todd; daughter, Traci; brothers, Ronale and Dann Urasaki; sister, Marian Thropp. Memorial service 6 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

ROBERT "BOB" SHOICHI YAMAMURA, of Kula, Maui, died Dec. 1, 2002. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Farmer. Survived by wife, Ellen; sons, Lance, Corey and Chad; daughter, Shelby Hylton; parents, Paul and Shizuko; brothers, Paul, Roy and Kenneth; sisters, Ruth, Rose Watabe and Jane Steckbaver; three grandchildren. Service over ashes 2 p.m. Saturday at Valley Isle Fellowship, Wailuku, Maui. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao, Maui. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.

MARK STEWART YORITA, also known as MARK STEWART MINORU YORITA, 53, of Honolulu, died Nov. 17, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Safety System of Hawaii truck driver. Survived by father, George; mother, Mildred Davis; brother, Brian. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.