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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, July 25, 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.

ALICE ASAKO AHN, 77, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Hawai'i, died July 11, 2002. Born on Kaua'i. She was a civil service worker and self-employed restaurateur. Survived by sons, Stephen and Michael; sisters, Kathleen Ishikawa, Mary Mueller and Jean Barry; brothers, Albert, Yasu and Anke Ishikawa; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

PIMAMAO ATUALEVAO, 74, of Waipahu, died July 13, 2002. Born in Fagaitua, American Samoa. A commercial laundry worker. Survived by sons, Liutai Posiulai, Puleaava Atualevao and Enesini Atualevao; daughters, Faasofia Sanele, Selagi Raiwalui, Seia Carter and Tote Matautia; brother, Torise Posiulai; sisters, Pifalou Maalona and Vai Maugaotega; 34 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Service 5 p.m. Sunday at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God Church, 1420 Palama St. Visitation to continue through Monday until 9 a.m. service; entombment 11 a.m. at Garden Crypts, Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

DORVAL H. BYERS, 93, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died July 7, 2002. Formerly of Indianapolis and Edgewater, Fla. Born in Martinsville, Ind. Survived by sons, James Powell and Ron Byers; daughter, Delores Coates; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Service held in Indianapolis. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

BARBARA JEANE CANNON, 80, of Honolulu, died July 23, 2002. Born in Grayling, Mich. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Frank; children, Janet O'Neill, Nancy Cannon, Linda Morrow, Patty Angulo and Tom Cannon; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Ed Shanahan; sister, Virginia Brown. Service 3 p.m. Saturday at Queen's Beach, Waikiki. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JULIETTE AH OI CHUN CHOCK, 95, of Honolulu, died July 19, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A teacher retired from Kalanianaole School, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Owen; daughter, Inez Ritchey; brother, Edward Chun; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

The REV. J. VIRGIL COLSON, 83, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Jacksonville, Fla., and Honolulu, died July 22, 2002. Born in Folkston, Ga. Decorated B-24 pilot and prisoner of war; former pastor of Pali View Baptist church, Kane'ohe; Liberia, West Africa, missionary associate. Survived by wife, Grace Bishop Colson; sons, Charles, John and Carey; brother, Wilton; sisters, Margaret Gray and Ginger Horne; six grandchildren. Service today in Jacksonville; burial in Sardis Cemetery, Folkston. No flowers; donations to Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary, c/o Christian Fellowship Baptist church, 1500 Norman Drive, College Park, GA 30349. Arrangements by Shives Funeral Home, Columbia, S.C.

FRANK EDWARD DONALDSON, of 'Aiea, died July 20, 2002. Born in South Pittsburg, Tenn. A U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Vietnam War and retired federal civil servant. Survived by wife, Peregrina "Nanette"; daughter, Cheri Diana; sister, Marilyn Jackson. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

MARY MONICA DOSS, 81, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 20, 2002. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. A retired inventory/payroll clerk for the U.S. Navy. Survived by husband, John; son, Richard; daughters, Morgan Sky, Ramona Chow and Linda Roney; brother, Joseph Massa; sister, Lillian Rese; four grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Mass 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. No flowers. Casual attire.

GAY HAUNANI EASTMAN, 50, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2002. Born in Ho-nolulu. A paralegal for various attorneys. Survived by mother, Frances Gill; father, Richard Allen; brother, Gill. Service pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

PUANANI DOROTHY KIM SEU ERMITANO, 79, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 22, 2002. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Theophilo; sons, Keith and Glennon; daughters, Claudia Pine, Jo-Nell "Gigi" Palacio, Gaile Prugh, Pamela Kahakua, Sharon Fontes and Laura Ermitano; hanai daughter, Alicia Kahakua; brothers, Claude Kim Seu, Allen Kim Seu and Randolph Kim Seu; sisters, Geraldine Yung, Elaine Ogata and Maile McKeague; 25 grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

A celebration of life will be held for former local media executive and KGU radio general manager DAVID FLAUMM, 71, who died June 10, 2002. Flaumm worked in sales and management for Honolulu publishing companies and radio stations, including Hawaii Press Newspapers, Trade Publishing, K-108 and KGU radio stations. The celebration, hosted by daughter, Candice Miller, granddaughter, Amy Miller, and a friend will be held 5 p.m. Sunday at his former residence, 5017 Kalaniana'ole Highway. Information: Amy Miller, at the Hale Koa Hotel.

DONALD WILLIAM FURGESON, 47, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 5, 2002. Born in California. A union tile setter. Survived by children, Shannen, Nicole, Dylan and Sampson; mother, Shirley Mae Jones. Service pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

EDWARD OPIO "TUBBY" KAUO III, 43, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Kaipo Naweli; daughters, Apelila Kano, Pomaika'i and Nalei Naweli; mother, Rebecca; brother, Noble; sisters, Karen, Melissa Gora and Stephanie Kaleiopu. Visitation 6 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

YUKO KONDO, 59, of Honolulu, died July 20, 2002. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. A waitress for Shogun Restaurant and Kyoya Restaurant. Survived by husband, Thomas; daughters, Julie Kuwaye and Alisa Kondo; three grandchildren. Service 5 p.m. Sunday at Moiliili Hongwanji Mission. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

SADAO MATSUMOTO, 96, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 12, 2002. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Retired owner of the former Vogue Shop and Bridegroom Shop in Hilo. Survived by wife, Hiroko; son, Eugene; sisters, Raku Sakimizuru, Suwako Murashige and Sumie Yoshioka; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

FRANK JENICHI MIYASHIRO, 89, of Honolulu, died July 12, 2002. Born in Niuli'i, North Kohala. A retired carpenter. Survived by daughters, Karyl Doi and Sheila Bride; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Takeichi and Tsuneyoshi; sister, Mitsue "Margaret" Iraha. Visitation from 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church; service 9:30 a.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

PANSY KEONAONA MUMPER, 79, of Kailua, died June 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A waitress retired from M's Ranch House. Survived by sons, Robert and Barry; daughter, Annette; brothers, William and Henry Mahi; sisters, Beatrice Barboza, Bernice Ferreira and Joyce Geraldine; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

KENNETH KALEIKINI NAKAAHIKI SR., 75, of Wai'anae, died July 15, 2002. Born on Kaua'i. Survived by wife, Piilani; daughter, Lorna Pecanty; sons, Kenneth Jr. and Blake; brothers, Libert and Benjamin; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wai'anae Ward; service 1 p.m.; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

GEORGE MORISO OASA, 89, of Honolulu, died July 19, 2002. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. A general foreman retired from Pearl Harbor Shipyard, Shop 31. Survived by wife, Janet; daughters, Claire Muraoka and Lorraine Chun; three grandchildren; sisters, Jane "Hinako" Wataru and Joan "Yoshie" Boyd. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ESIDRA SAROSAD OBRA, 92, of Honolulu, died July 9, 2002. Born in Cebu, Philippines. Survived by son, Catalino Gedarro; daughter, Rosalia Strickland; stepson, Raymond; 36 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

MARY MIYONG IK OH, 80, of Honolulu, died July 19, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Peter and Daniel; sister, Esther. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church; service 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes later. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JEAN KAYA OKADA, 77, of Kahului, Maui, died July 21, 2002. Retired co-owner of Roy's Photo Shop, Roy's Photo and Music Center and Maui Supply Center. Survived by daughters, Kiko and Karen; son, Kevin; sister, Janet Smith; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service. Donations to Cameron Center, 95 Mahalani St., Wailuku HI 96793. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary, Maui.

TSUYAKO SHIGETA, 78, of Honolulu, died July 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A secretary retired from Aliiolani School. Survived by brothers, George and Tomokazu; nieces and nephews. Visitation from 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

KENNETH "BLACKIE" TOMA, 81, died July 22, 2002. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Survived by wife, Ruth; stepsons, James, Richard and Grosvenor; stepdaughters, Gretchen, Lillian, Susan and Hannah; brothers, Masa Toma and Takeyei Onaga; 23 step-grandchildren; 26 step-great-grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, Calif.

MACARIA DULDULAO VILLANUEVA, 78, of Waipahu, died July 14, 2002. Born in Cagayan, Philippines. Survived by daughters, Arceli Tabuyo and Rebecca Laforga; brother, Lauriano Duldulao; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m. Casual attire.

HAROLD EUGENE WHEELER, 64, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2002. Born in Idaho. Retired senior chief fire technician in the U.S. Navy. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons, Tracy and Leslie; daughters, Lani Ann and Kim Billon; brothers, Jack and Bob; eight grandchildren; great-grandson. Service 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HARRY HISATO YAMADA, 58, of Tamuning, Guam, formerly of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 19, 2002. Born in Topaz, Utah. Survived by brothers, Herbert and Harvey; sister, Mildred Akamine. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.