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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, June 3, 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.

ANGELINE LEIALOHA AULD, 72, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Kane'ohe, died May 26, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Dole Cannery packer. Survived by daughters, Annette Tilton, Marvie Chaney and Pan Kanae; brother, William Gettle; sisters, Agnes "Nani" Jeremiah and Rosaline Jarrett; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.

GREG WAYNE COPELAND, 45, of Ka'a'awa, died May 24, 2002. Born in Sacramento, Calif. Exotic Food Distributors sales representative. Survived by parents, Guy and Lyndell; brother, Steve. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service noon; burial to follow at Diamond head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

"GRANDMA" THELMA TOSHIKO FUJIMOTO, 86, of Kahului, Maui, died May 29, 2002. Retired seamstress. Survived by sons, Charles, Richard and Wayne; daughter, Kay Machida; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brothers, Yasuyoshi and Sawayoshi Iwata; sisters, Sumiye Kimura and Fujie Iwata. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji, Hawaii Betsuin, Honolulu; services 6 p.m.; reception to follow. Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at Lawai Cemetery, Kaua'i. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary, Maui.

ROBERTA WAI CHAN FUNG, 79, of Honolulu, died May 28, 2002. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Retired state tax office clerk. Survived by husband, Raymond; son, Reginald; two grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Au and Kan Yuen Au; sisters, Wai Kam "Kammie" Lum and Patricia Yee. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

MARY E. GUESO, 77, of Halawa, died May 27, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Hickam Air Force Base, 15th Transportation Squadron, Vehicle Maintenance Branch, and 619th Military Airlift Support Squadron. Survived by sons, Manny "Giddy" and John; daughters, Elizabeth, Marylynn Hesslup and Patricia "Trish" Fraser; brothers, Edward and James Cisler; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

BEATRICE KUROSU TSUMA KIDO, 90, of Honolulu, died May 16, 2002. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Survived by daughters, Sally Harada, June Kurita and Carol Rice; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Kurosu; sisters, Sumiko Migita and Ruth Ige. Private services held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

JULIETTE KALANIKINI MENGLER LUCAS, 83, of Honolulu, died May 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiiana Hotel executive housekeeper. Survived by sons, August Jr. and Eugene "Gino"; June, Angela "Angie" Villarin, Juliette Watanabe and O Makalapua "Oma"; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters, Hoaliku Drake, Henrietta "Kaalo" Stern and Agnes Cope. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

LARRY MARAMBA 53, of Wai'anae, died May 11, 2002. Born in Captain Cook, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Linda; sons, Gene, Stephen, Larry and Mark; daughter, Salena Martin; brothers, Patrick, Miguel "Mike" and Jesus; sisters, Marilyn Basa, Anna Maddox, Christine Shaver, Cheryl Rocha, Elizabeth Cabane and Monica Belford; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; memorial service 7 p.m. Casual attire.

IDA MENDONCA MELIM, 94, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Loretta Watts; sisters, Ernestine Oaks, dora Bednarski and Elsie Jones; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery chapel; service over ashes 11:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

FRANCIS EDGAR MURRAY, 83, of Kane'ohe, died May 29, 2002. Born in St. Lawrence, N.Y. Retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. Survived by wife, Helen; son, Jerry; daughters, Ginny Souza and Nani; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Lawrence; sister, Joan Chifuo. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Friday at Kualoa Beach Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

SHOGO OKADA, 77, of 'Aiea, died May 23, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. Retired self-employed masseur. Survived by brother, Makoto "Morgan"; sisters, Kaye Hokama and Vivian Asato. Service 2 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

LATTIE CLAYTON "CLAY" POGUE, 75, of Kane'ohe, died May 31, 2002. Born in Loyal, Okla. Retired federal electrical engineer. Survived by wife, Marie Semogas-Pogue; daughters, Sheri Hall, Gayla DeHart, Lisa Thulin and Ruta Summers-Fox; son, Peter Semogas; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Reception to follow. Inurnment to be announced at service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

JAMES SMITH JR., 84, of Honolulu, died may 24, 2002. Born in Texas. Honolulu International Airport skycap supervisor. Survived by sons, James, Vansen and Jesse; 12 grandchildren. Graveside services 11:30 a.m. Friday at the National memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

TAKESHI TOKORO, 88, of Honolulu, died may 16, 2002. Born in 'Aiea. Retired founder of Tokoro Plumbing Inc. Survived by wife, Sadako; sons, Clifford and Allan; daughters, Sherian Jitchaku and Joyce Okutani; brother, Gilbert; sisters, Helen Wallwork and Thelma Matayoshi; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MASAO TOMINAGA, 83, of 'Aiea, died May 23, 2002. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Retired city maintenance worker. Survived by sisters, Lily Tanida, Jeanette Chun and Doris Kano. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MARY MERIKO TOWNSEND, 82, of Honolulu, died May 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retied Likelike Elementary School teacher. Survived by nieces and nephews. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No koden (monetary gifts); donations to one's favorite charity. Casual attire.

ALEX ABALOS VIRTUCIO, 78, of 'Ewa Beach, died May 25, 2002. Born in the Philippines. Federal groundskeeper. Survived by daughters, Terry Fajardo, Fely Seabrooks and Myrna Sarvida; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

ROY SHIGEKI YAMAGUCHI, 90, of Honolulu, died may 25, 2002. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Retired McBryde Plantation, Kaua'i, supervisor. Survived by son, Haruto; daughter, Grace Martinez; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private Kaua'i service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Honolulu.

TEI ZANE, 78, of Pearl City, O'ahu, died May 21, 2002. Born in Kapoho, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Yung Lung; sons, Bryce and Eric; daughter, Sharon Hayashi; six grandchildren; brothers, Kwanichi, Shimei and George Yuda; sisters, Setsuyo Tanabe and Kazuyo Murashige. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.