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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, February 1,2002


 •  Fund benefits sons of late Maui musician

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CAROLINE "AUNTIE CARRIE" ARCHULETTA, 77, of 'Aiea, died Jan. 27, 2002. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A retired babysitter. Survived by daughters, Connie Rodrigues, Cindy Kagawa and Carolyn "Archie" Genovia; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

KONGYAE BURNS, 41, of Ha'iku, Maui, died Jan. 29, 2002. Born in Kochang-kun, South Korea. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Dexter; son, Joseph; daughters, Malia and Maile. Visitation 12:30 to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 2 p.m.; burial 3 p.m.at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

WILLIE KAILI CALLES, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 29, 2002. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. A kitchen helper retired from Naniloa Surf Hotel; former cowhand for Puuhue Ranch; and a courtesy clerk with Safeway Hilo. Survived by brothers, William, Joseph, David and Kahoalii; sister, Abbie Napeahi. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JOHN Y. J. CHUN, 74, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired State of Hawai'i Department of Transportation civil engineer. Survived by wife, Laura; sons, Robert and Patrick; three grandchildren; brothers, Herbert and Henry; sisters, Lorraine Dias and Constance Peresa. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Church; Mass 11 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOHN DECASTRO JR., 78, of Kailua, died Jan. 28, 2002. A retired Honolulu Fire Department captain. Survived by wife, Virginia; sister, Lani Lapera. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kailua; service 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

LAWRENCE RUFINO DOMINGO, 55, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 29, 2002, Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired appliance technician for the former Hilo Radio Appliance Store. Survived by wife, Eunice; brothers, Ignacio and Adrian; sisters, Josephine Ehler and Julia Cabatu. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

DAVID F. GARY, 47, of Dallas, Texas, died Jan. 13, 2002. Born in Seattle, Wash. The son of James and Helen Gary of Honolulu, he attended Kalani and Punahou schools. He was an avid surfer. Also survived by brothers, Bill and Scott; sister, Mary Anne Vient. Private service held. Ashes were scattered at Kahala Beach. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611-1676 or The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, 923 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817.

WALTER GOTO, 80, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 2001. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A World War II veteran. Survived by children, Collin, Kevin and Jasmine; brother, Richard. Committal service 3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

KATSUJI "RAYMOND" HORIUCHI, 82, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died Jan. 30, 2002. Born in Ola'a, Hawai'i. A retired Puna Sugar Company welder. Survived by wife, Masae; son, Sam; sisters, Tamiyo Yamane and Shizuyo. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

TSUTOMU KAWAMURA, 91, of Honolulu, died Jan. 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired Honolulu Junk Company manager and former Komatsu Chojin Kai president. Survived by sons, Dennis and Glenn; daughter, Amy Watanabe; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sisters, Yasuko Uyeda, Hisae Omaye, Masami Takamune, Matsuyo Kawamura and Jean Tsutako Saiki. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JOY AKEMI KUROSAWA, 26, of Honolulu, died Jan. 27, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A student at Kapiolani Community College. Survived by parents, John and Joanne; brothers, Jaime and Jason; grandmother, Lillian Tachibana; nieces, uncles, aunts and cousins. Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

RUTH LEE, 82, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 2002. Born in New York City. A nightclub singer/whistler. Survived by son, Bruce; grandchildren, Ryon and Jennifer; brother, Robert Wickert. Ashes to be scattered. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ROBERT "BOBBY" COULTER MCKEEN JR., 53, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 26, 2002. Born in Hilo. A car detailer for Big Island Toyota and stock clerk at Safeway Supermarket. Survived by wife, Natalie; daughters, Greer McKeen, Frances Densmore and Hope Hualani McKeen; son, Robert III; hanai brother, The Reverend George DeCosta; hanai sister, Pamela Carter; a hanai granddaughter. Visitation 5:30 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church, Keaukaha, Hawai'i; Mass over the ashes 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

DOROTHY K.L. CHUNG MIYASHIRO, 87, of Honolulu, formerly of Pauoa Road, died Jan. 22, 2002. Survived by husband, Richard ; sons, Arlington and Nelson; daughters, Shirley Chung and Jo-Ann Shimamoto; seven grandchildren; brothers, Lawrence, Albert and Herbert Hong; sisters, Gladys Dennison and Beatrice Mau. Private service held. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

JOHN HIKILAU PETERSON, 92, of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A musician. Survived by wife, Sally; sons, Jay "Kimo" and Gerald "Hikiau"; daughters, Pamela Facer and Cheryl; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Kauhane, Edna Martin, Henrietta Mucha and Annie Riccio. Visitation 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward; service 12:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

SAMUEL "MAC" SMITH, 56, of Pearl City, died Jan. 29, 2002. Born in Lithonia, Ga. Retired from U.S. Army; and former engineer, Wheat International Communications, Honolulu. Survived by wife, Joan; sons, Andrew, Joshua and Jason; two grandsons; brothers, Cecil, Chuck and Phil; sister, Tina Hammond. Mainland service held; burial in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Milledgeville, Ga. Donations to Samuel M. Smith School, Pearl city; american Cancer Society, 135-B Bradford Square, Fayetteville, GA, or Christian Ministries Hospice, 121 W. College St., Griffin, GA 30224. Arrangements by McCullough Funeral Home, Griffin, Ga.

MARION FRANCES STIGAR, 79, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 2002. Born in Kahului, Maui. Retired from M.T.L. Survived by sons, Andrew and Ben; daughter, Darlene Texeira; brother, Walter Teixeira; six grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service noon; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

GEORGE E. VICKERY, 74, of Kailua, died Dec. 6, 2001. Born in Cleveland, Ohio. A caregiver. Survived by brother, William. Cemetery committal service 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

GRACE WALTER, infant daughter of Lt. Robert and Regan, died jan. 22, 2002. Also survived by brothers, Caleb and Jesse; sister, Anna. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

AKIRA WATABU, 80, of Waipahu, died Jan. 27, 2002. Born in Waipahu. Retired carpenter. Survived by daughters, Eleanor Southerland and Nadine;brother, Douglas; sisters, Midori, Alice Uyehara, Sally Shito and Jane Kushima. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

PHYLLIS MIDORI YAMAUCHI, 81, of Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 2002.Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Warren and Jason; brother, Motomu Wada; sisters, Ayame Fujii and Irene Wada. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

COL. MICHAEL K. YANCEY, 43, of Mililani, died Jan. 27, 2002. Born in Wyoming. Survived by wife, Jill; sons, Jenson and Reid; daughter, Haliegh; parents, Clarence and Betty; brother, Shawn; sisters, Kathline Spencer and Jeanette Karins; grandmother, Helen Kimball. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Internment at a later date at McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, Kan.

ANNIE K. BRIGHT YAP, 84, of Lahaina, Maui, died Jan. 28, 2002. Born in Waimea, Hawai'i. A parishioner of Waiola Church. Survived by sons, Allen, Harry, Dennis and Michael; daughters, Wilma Bondeson, Joan Ganal and Anita Travers; brothers, Albert, Gordon, Nui, and Ben Bright; sister, Kanani Iseke; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Waiola Church; service 2:30 p.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire, Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.

PETER LEONG YEE, 96, of Honolulu, died Jan. 25, 2002. Born on Kaua'i. A former sports writer for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Survived by children, Constance Wong, Ted Yee and Barbara Yee-Matusow; two grandchildren; great-grandchild; sisters, Lurena Lee and Charlotte Chee. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

HARUE YORITA, 86, of Honolulu, died Jan. 27, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. Survived by sisters, Dorothy Haruno, Shizue Omura and Jane. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.