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MELODIE "LESING" CABALONA ADUJA, 78, of Kane'ohe, died May 29, 2002. Born in La Union, Philippines. Wife of the former state Rep. Peter Aduja. Survived by husband, Peter; son, Jay; daughter, Melodie-Rebecca Williams-Aduja; brother, Aurelio Cabalona; sisters, Marina LaMadrid, LaPaz Rainforth and Rufina Ishikawa; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MARYANN ELAINE CARROLL, 57, of Kahuku, formerly of Manhattan Beach, Calif., died May 24, 2002. Born in California. Survived by daughter, Lisa Pierce; sons, Darren and Jason; grandchildren, Dane Fernandez, Koby Carroll and Tatiana Carroll Phon. Private service held. Arrangements by Accord Mortuary.
HARRISON BERNARD CELOZA, 43, of Honolulu, died May 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Foreman for Mega Construction. Survived by sons, Michael Telles and Harrison; daughter, Shannon; father, Thomas Barlan; mother, Pasencia "Loretta" Barlan; brothers, Bonifacio Jr., Jacob, James, Tyrone, Bradley, and Rudy Barlan; sisters, Eleanor Yarnell, Patricia, Isabel Asuncion, Mary Chris, Jacqueline, and Virginia Puma. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 7:30 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary; Mass 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
ROBERT GENE "BRAH" COSTA JR., 41, of Honolulu, died May 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Sole proprietor of Rob's Clearglass Window Cleaning and a musician/songwriter. Survived by parents, Robert "Boy" Sr. and Grace "Angie" "Kekelaokalani"; sons, Robert III and Joseph; wife, Diane; sisters, Roberta "Berta" Bennett, Lutrell "Trella" Costa and Rashel "Raka" Washburn; grandmothers, Grace Kamohalii and Louise Correa; great-grandmother, Estelita Ortiz; special aunty, Carmen Ruiz. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m.
LAURO BALTAZAR DAMEG, 76, of Honolulu, died May 27, 2002. Born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired sugar plantation truck driver. Survived by wife, Maria; son, Lawrence; daughters, Jacqueline, Marilyn Silao, Jeaneth Marin and Diane; brother, Paulo; sisters, Lapaz Molina, Pacita Cambe and Felipa Rosario; nine grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.
FRANKLIN M. "DOC" DOCTORELLO, 63, of Honolulu, died May 27, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Survived by wife, Delcie; sons, John, Matthew and Anthony "Chungy"; daughters, Johnleen Amina, Norvina Tagata, Francie Telona and Lindel "Ihi"; mother, the Rev. Annie Doctorello; brothers, Douglas, Samuel and Alika Aikala; sisters, Maryann Puni, Dawn Kaalakea and Priscilla Doctorello; 24 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; 7 p.m. Private visitation 7 a.m. Friday; public visitation to follow at 8 a.m.; service 10 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
PETRA VILORIA FUNTANILLA, 84, of Waipahu, died May 7, 2002. Born in the Philippines. Survived by husband, Felipe; sons, Orlando, Pablito, Arsenio, Conrado and Ricardo; daughter, Cely Galicha and Julie Asuncion; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
GEORGE KENJI GUSHIKUMA, 57, of Waipahu, died May 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired owner of Masa's Shell Service Station. Survived by wife, Wraynelle; son, Blake; daughter, Kelli-Ann; parents, Masaichi and Mieko; brothers, Herbert, Wayne and Clint; sister, Karen Kiyabu; two grandchildren. Service noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; inurnment 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
RAYMOND IMBO, 87, of Wahiawa, died May 27, 2002. Born in Waialua. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee. Survived by by wife, Gelina "Helen"; sons, Raymond Jr. and Marcus; daughters, Josie Jarrett and Dee Kauffman; sister, Christina Rapozo; 10 grandsons; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; service 11:15 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
SENICHI "YACHI" IREI, 87,of Hono-lulu, died May 27, 2002. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. A retired Kuhio Grill cook and retired Violet's Coffee Shop owner. Survived by wife, Shizue; son, Roy; daughters, Carol, Shirley Medeiros, Janet Kawada and Lynn Henline; 12 grandchildren; brother, Joei. Visitation 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
KAMEICHI "LARRY" KANESHIRO, 82, of Honolulu, died May 26, 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Hatsue; sons, Morris and Edward; three grandchildren; brothers, Stanley and Harold; sisters, Dora, Elsie Oyama and Dora Yamada. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
JOHN FOX KAUFFMAN, 77, of Glades St. Berea, Ky., died May 28, 2002. Retired U.S. Army/Airborne Special Forces lieutenant colonel. Survived by wife, Mary; children, Kathie Schuler, Martha Kaimana, Molly Yacapin, John Kauffman III and January Leach; sister, Elizabeth Majors; 13 grandchildren. Service to be held in Kentucky.
IRENE E. KORSAK, 66, of Kane'ohe, died May 28, 2002. Born in Maspeth, N.Y. An artist. Survived by husband, Dr. Richard Korsak; sons, Christopher and Andrew; daughters, Cynthia Aroz and Suzanne Hamil; sisters, Monica Sosaris and Rose Girda; two grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel. Visitation also 11:30 a.m. to noon Friday at St. Ann's Church, Kane'ohe; Mass noon; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
DU KY LAM, 87, of Honolulu, died May 21, 2002. Born in Can Tho, Vietnam. A retired insurance company owner. Survived by wife, Hai Thi Tao; sons, Nhiem Huy, Tao Huy and Phong Kim; daughters, Bich-Chau Thi, Bich-Van Thi, Bich-Lan Thi and Bich-Lieu Thi; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; Buddhist service; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No monetary donations.
JAMES LATHROP, 72, of Honolulu, died May 28, 2002. Born in South Dakota. Retired real estate developer. Survived by wife, Shirley; son, David; daughter, Cynthia Corpuz; step children, Michael, Mark, Susan, Steven, Andrew and Nancy Grzadzielewski; five grandchildren. Visitation 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 12:45 p.m.; private burial. No flowers.
DOMINGO S. "DHAY" MARTIN, 51, of Waipahu, died May 28, 2002. Born in the Philippines. An electrician for the state and commercial industry. Survived by wife, Linda; sons, Christopher and Chris Joseph; daughter, Christina; stepdaughter, Danielle Cerilo. Service 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
SHOJI MATSUMOTO, 89, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 10, 2002. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. A retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company employee. Survived by son, Jerry; daughters, Stella Asakura and Terry Matsui; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenji, Yomoji and Paul; sister, Matsuko. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
RICHARD HAJIME OMURO, 69, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 26, 2002. Born in Sprecklesville, Maui. A retired Maui High School counselor. Survived by wife, Mae; son, Kevin; daughters, Lynn Yamauchi and Robyn; brother, Stanley; sister, Carol Murakoshi; two grandchildren. Service 5 p.m. Tuesday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Burial 9 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
TEOFILO POLOA JR., 42, of Wai'anae, died May 29, 2002. Born in Faagalu, American Samoa. Survived by companion, Beverly Lewis; sons, Henry Kamailei and Bryson Poloa-Lewis; daughters, Kanoe and Teonna; mother, Anuilagi; brothers, Bill, Bobby and Henry; sisters, Susan Martin, Glorieana Woolsey, Margaret Fulton, Ida Perkins and Virginia White. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MARION HIFUYE SHIMAOKA, 81, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2002. Born in La'ie. Survived by daughter, Mona; son-in-law, Dave; granddaughter, Clarke. Private service held at Hawaiian Memorial Park at the request of the deceased.
YACHIKO SHIRAISHI, 83, of Garden Grove, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died March 29, 2002. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by daughter, Naomi Mullins; brother, Manabu Umoto; sisters, Hanamie Umoto, Kazuko Salbeda, Sawako Sakaguchi and Sue Kusao; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
TAMAYO TAMASHIRO, 74, of Pearl City, died May 7, 2002. Born in Makawao, Maui. Survived by brothers, Shigeru and Takeshi; sister, Yoshiko Okuda. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
SUEKO TANAKA, 95, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2002. Born in Ka'u, Hawai'i. Former owner of S. Tanaka Dress Shop and retired Punahou School employee. Survived by daughter, Halcyon Okino; brothers, Philip and Norman Nagatori, sister, Florence Golden; three grandchildren; great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
MARJORIE O. WILL, 81, of Kane'ohe, died May 8, 2002. Raised on Moloka'i. A physical therapist at Tripler Army Medical Center, licensed masseuse and expert wood carver. Survived by companion, Shirley Scott; brother, George Jr.; sister, Hannah Johnstone. Service 4 p.m. June 9 at 44-025 Kaimalu Place, Kane'ohe. Ashes to be scattered in Kane'ohe Bay. Memorial donations to Saint Andrews Priory, Special Library Fund, 224 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu, HI 96813, Attn: Dr. Nancy Pace.
GRACE CHANG YOUNG, 92, of Ho-nolulu, died May 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A member of Gook Doo Sam Heong Society. Survived by sons, Randolph and Felix; daughters, Mollie Aloiau and Jo Ann Chock; brothers, Edmund and Alfred Chang; sister, Mabel Lai; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; Taoist service; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.