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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 31, 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.

VICTORIA MORILLO AMOR, 97, of Honolulu, died Dec. 23, 2002. Born in Cebu City, Philippines. Survived by sons, Simeon Jr., Charles Wesley and Paul; daughters, Mabel Garduque and Gloria "Winona" Saribay; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. No flowers. Aloha attire.

ZELIE LEILANI ANDERSON, 83, of Honolulu, died Dec. 27, 2002. Born in Puko'o, Moloka'i. Retired licensed practical nurse. Survived by sons, Charles Murray, Sven Anderson Jr. and Jon Anderson; daughters, Mary-Jane Nelson, Diane Rodrigues and Zelie Nogueira; brothers, Alexander, William and David Lima; sisters, Violet Kamano, Helen Kuroda, May Parrish and Marjorie Jordano; 24 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 9 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

ELIZABETH KAM TAU ARII, 86, of Honolulu, died Dec. 8, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Lawrence, Edward, Gilbert, Calvin and Robert; daughters, Harriet Yamashiro, Bernice Yanagawa and Edna Clow; 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:45 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

MARGARET G. BENNETT, 95, of Youngstown, Ohio, formerly of Honolulu, died June 3, 2002. Born in Massachusetts. Public health nurse for many years in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Patricia Puskarcik; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Service held. Burial at Oahu Cemetery. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

DAVID "KAWIKA" ROLAND CABILES, 47, of Kihei, Maui, died Dec. 26, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Dry waller for R.K. Wootin Co. Survived by wife, Theresa "Terri"; mother, Josephine; sons, Oliver and Ryan; stepson, James Kanoa; stepdaughters, Annette Lindsay and Shawna Aoki; brothers, Philip Jr., Rodney and Daryle; sisters, Veronica "Linda" Benkman, Donna Marie Ho and Constance; grandfather, Pedro Pahinte; grandmother, Marie Alizna; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

DOROTHY KAM LIN CHANG DIAS, 74, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 18, 2002. Born in Wahiawa. Member of the Inventors Club. Survived by sons, Duane and David; brothers, George and Wilfred Chang; sister, Mabel Chang; grandson. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service noon. Burial 12:30 at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

ITOYO "JANE" FUNAYAMA, 85, of 'Ewa, died Dec. 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired office worker and retired from Dole Pineapple Co. processing department. Survived by husband, Masanao "Ralph"; daughters, Anne and Velma; brothers, Edward, Tadashi, Andrew and Harold Horiuchi; sisters, Dorothy Miyashiro and Marion Uyehara. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 6 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

RICHARD TOKUJIRO HIGA, 75, of Honolulu, died Dec. 20, 2002. Born in Maunawili, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Loretta; son, Gary; daughter, Stephanie Tanaka; brothers, Charles and Wallace; stepsons, Cornell and Roy DeLima; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

LORRAINE FUSAYE KANNO, 81, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by son, Curtis; daughters, Caroline Hussey, Kathleen Nagahama and Iris Chung; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Yoshito Hebaru; sisters, T. Haruki, Loretta Maida and Shirley Luke. Service 1 p.m. tomorrow at Kalihi Community of Christ Church. No flowers or monetary condolences. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

PRUDENCIO "PAUL" DINIO LEARY, 86, of Kalihi, died Dec. 13, 2002. Born in Negros Occidental, Philippines. Retired Safeguard security guard. Survived by wife, Felisa "Fely"; sons, Oby, Paul Jr., William, Henry, Jimmy, Allan, Tommy, Arthur, Albert, John and Richard Leary, Ed and Alex Dirige; daughters, Merilyn Lamug and Marilyn Umali, Elisabeth, Ruth and Lydia, Shirley Nabong, Melinda Madrid and Jocelyn Gurette; brother, Alfaonso; 53 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery chapel; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

GARY SANCHEZ LUCIDO, 66, of San Francisco, died Dec. 25, 2002. Born in Hong Kong. Retired civil engineer. Survived by sisters, Rosemary Schiff and Susan Cadabes. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

MARY LOUISE MELIM, 81, of Honolulu, died Dec. 29, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Bruce; daughters, Rowlinda Finley and Bessie Bulawan; brother, Tin Hu Jr.; sisters, Lehua Kahele, Arlene Janiki and Marlene Wood; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nuuanu Ward; service 1 p.m. Burial 3 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MIRIAM ALANA MONDEREN, 66, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 21, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Waitress retired from the Marriott Restaurant at Honolulu International Airport. Survived by husband, Catalino; son, Bernard; daughters, Caroline Bicoy, Deborah Rodrigues and Frances Young; sisters, Hannah Dayton and Christine Abafo; brother, Harvey Alana; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Baptist Church; service 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo

BECKY TRUDIE NAKAMOTO, 56 of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 27, 2002. Born in Pa'auilo, Hawai'i. Licensed cosmetologist/beautician. Survived by husband, Ron; sons, Sean and Ryan; granddaughter, Brandi; sister, Vivian Stephenson; brothers, Lee and Kirk Arquero. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

FAALOGOIFO CHRISTINA SAVUSA, 50, of Honolulu, died Dec. 18, 2002. Born in American Samoa. Survived by husband, Faalefu; daughter, Natasha; son, Jeremiah; mother, Pae Moenoa; brothers, Seuseu, Isaako, Faaoleole, Linikone, and Enoka Moenoa; sisters, Temukisa and Lolina Moenoa. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at First Samoan Full Gospel Pentacostal Church; service 2 p.m. Service 9 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

RICHARD HIROO SHIGEMURA, 74, of Honolulu, died Dec. 15, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Mead Johnson Medical sales representative. Survived by wife, Helen; daughter, Dr. Lisa and Donna; brother, Thomas; sister, Amy Hirata. Private service held. Donations may be made to Hawaii Chapter of the American Cancer Society or the Arthritis Foundation. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

MOSES BERNARD VICTORINO, 75, of Hanalei, Kaua'i, died Dec. 12, 2002., Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Former caretaker of Hanalei Land Co. Survived by brothers, Joseph Sr. and Louis; sisters, Thelma Lopez, Alma Soares and Marie Rosa. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday at Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

ELSA NELSON KALANI WAHINEHOOKAE, 50, of Honolulu, died Dec. 24, 202. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Charles Sr.; brothers, Charles Jr.; sisters, Anna and Nancy, and Jo Ann Isaacs. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward Honolulu West Stake Center; service 11 a.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

PING SING WOO, 91, of Honolulu, died Dec. 28, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Proprietor of Woo's Pants Shop. Survived by wife, Mabel; sons, Winston and Jeffrey; daughter, Cindy Yamada; four grandchildren; brother, Robert; sister, Fung Ho Joe. Visitation from 8 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 8:30 a.m. Burial 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

HARRY SHOSO YAMAMURA, 76, of Honolulu, died Dec. 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired pressman for Hawaii Newspaper Agency. Survived by wife, Georgine; daughters, Lynne Kaneta and Dale; two grandchildren; brother, Herbert; sister, Helen Nakano. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.