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LAURINE REQUELMAN AH CHOY, 68, of 'O'okala, Hawai'i, died June 4, 2002. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. A former employee of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Frank Foods. Survived by husband, Joseph Sr.; sons, Joseph Jr. and Ivan; daughters, Deanna Ah Choy and Alverna "Tweedy" Ballesteros; mother, Caroline Requelman; brothers, Edward, Robert and Richard Requelman; sister, Gloria Pacheco; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Papa'aloa; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church; service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
LILA KUULEI AI, 72, of Wahiawa, died May 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Dole Pineapple Cannery. Survived by former husband, George Sr.; sons, George Jr. and Keith; daughters, Melody Viernes, Blossom Adric, Sherry Ramos and Darlene Morita; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; brother, David Kauhane; sister, Matilda Ching. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
VIRGINIA BERGIA, 84, of Waialua, died June 1, 2002. Born in Mount Pleasant, Pa. Survived by son, Marc Emerson; sister, Helen Ranella. Visitation 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael's Church; Mass noon. Committal service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
GEORGE NAVARRO CALICDAN, 90, of Honolulu, died May 29, 2002. Born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. A welder retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Global Associates. Survived by son, Calvin; sister, Fely Llamido; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service noon. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
FLORANTE "TENG" FERNANDEZ CARBONEL, 39, of Lahaina, Maui, died June 5, 2002. Born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. A maintenance worker for Kapalua Golf Course. Survived by wife, Elsa Valdez-Carbonel; sons, Allen and Karl; parents, Hermogenes and Esther; brothers, Henry, Arnel and Efren; sister, Frances. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church; Mass 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
DAISY NYUN OE CHUN, 95,of Honolulu, died June 6, 2002. Born in Kula, Maui. Former restaurant owner in Chinatown. Survived by son, Edmund; daughter, Marion Wong; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Lum; sisters, Beatrice Chong and Irene Dang. Visitation 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
VALERIANO "VAL" CARION COMBIS, 73, of Honolulu, died June 3, 2002. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A structural inspector for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Priscilla; sons, Dwayne, Phillip, Boya, Val Jr., Vernon and Mitchell; daughters, Donna Clements, Francine Evans, Tanya Dudoit, Donna Cody, Phyllis Betonio and Anna Combis; 22 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Alfredo, Fred and Andres; sister, Rose Tolbe. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Committal service 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
MANUEL BENJAMIN DE REGO, 74, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 5, 2002. Born in Hilo. A production control dispatcher retired from Douglas Aircraft. Survived by sister, Mary Galante; sister-in-law, Chiharu De Rego; nieces and nephews. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 12:15 p.m. Burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
DONALD E. GIBSON, 73, of Honolulu, died June 5, 2002. Born in Kansas City, Mo. A security officer and retired mechanical engineer. Survived by wife, Juanita; son, Steven; three grandchildren. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday at Elks Lodge 616, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ROBERT GOIAS, 72, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died June 6, 2002. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. A stevedore retired from Interstate Motor Lines Freight. Survived by wife, Phylis; daughters, Robert-Ann Kauailani and Deborah "Ehulani: Kaiu; three grandchildren; brother, Henry. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
RHODA LEA JEFFERIES, 82, of Kailua, died June 2, 2002. Born in Grain Valley, Mo. A secretary retired from Edgewater Hotel. Survived by husband, William; daughters, Lani Jefferies and Lori Anderson; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Committal service 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
LOVELL NAWELA KALEIKINI JR., 70, of Honolulu, died June 3, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired security guard. Survived by brother, Lorrin Lamb; sister, Sybil-Ann Burgess; caregiver, Isabella Kaeo; nieces and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
KATHERINE SACHIKO KAM, 71, of Manoa, died June 6, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired vice president of Finance Realty and member of American Business Women's Association and Japanese Women's Society. Survived by husband, Raymond; sons, Randall, Rodney and Reynold; daughter, Stephanie Nishimura; five grandchildren; mother, Evelyn Kanzaki; sisters, Elaine Ushiro and Judie Miura. Service information to be provided at a later date. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
ROBERT A. KEMP III, 50, of Kailua, died June 3, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A manufacturers electrical representative. Survived by son, John; mother, Marilyn; brother, Tommy; sister, Laurie. Service 5 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, Kailua. Private committal service with military honors at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Memorial donations to The Association for Retarded Citizens of Hawaii (ARC), 3989 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816.
BALTAZAR TORCULAS LABORTE, 37, of San Francisco and Kaua'i, died June 1, 2002. Born in Antequera Bohol, Philippines. A tow truck driver for Broadway Tow Company. Survived by parents, Pablo and Rafaela; sister, Argea Yasay; brothers, Romulo, Tony and James; grandmother, Cipriana Polares. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa. Visitation also 9 to 9:45 a.m. tomorrow at St. Raphael's Church, Koloa; service 10 a.m. Burial at St. Raphael's Church Cemetery. Casual attire.
TIM WOOD LAU, 79, of 'Aiea, died May 29, 2002. Born in China. A retired employee of Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center. Survived by wife, Lily; son, Melvin; daughter, Sandra Ono; four grandchildren; sister, Carol Chun; brother, Lester Lau. Visitation from 8 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.
ALVERINO MARTINS, 86, of Hilo, Hawai'i, formerly of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died May 25, 2002. Born in Papa'ikou. A retired construction worker. Survived by brother, Daniel; sister, Virginia Manning; sister-in-law, Caroline Santos; caregiver, Marisa Viernes. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
AFIONGA PHILIP KAHEKILI MATILA-LILO, infant son of Pasha and Gordon Lilo, died June 3, 2002. Born in Alaska. Also survived by grandparents, Maydeen Kanehailua, Phillip Trumbo, and Tuveve and Maureen Matila. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani 2nd Ward; service 11:15 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
THOMAS FRANCIS MULLAHEY, 82, formerly of Honolulu, died April 2, 2002. Born in San Francisco. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Employed in public relations by Hawaii Employers Council and worked in television producing, doing voice-overs and freelance writing. Survived by daughter, Vicki Thiele; former wife, Joan. No service held at his request. Memorial donations to Georgetown University Alumni Fund, 3604 O St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20077 or to a favorite charity.
LLEWELLYND HAILAMAKAILUA NAHOOPII, 55, of Hau'ula, died June 7, 2002. Born in Kahuku. Retired from the City and County Board of Water Supply. Survived by brothers, Samuel Jr., Edward, Lohengrin, Lancelot and Lowell; sisters, Narcissus Matthews and Dardenellas Alapa; hanai daughter, "Ipo" Hall. Graveside service 9 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Cemetery. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
ETHAN PATRICK KAMALU'ONALANI NAPALAPALAI, infant son of Napoleon Nalei Jr. and Norma "Lani" Napalapalai of Wai'anae, died June 3, 2002. Also survived by Alexander and Keola Matsunaga, Bryson Kiehn, Napoleon "Ekolu" Napalapalai III; grandparents, Napoleon Sr. and Patricia Napalapalai, Robert Sr. and Nora Kiehn. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel; service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
MARCIANA S. SALVADOR, 62, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died June 4, 2002. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A homemaker. A member of Papa'ikou Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Survived by husband, Simplicio; son, Joseph; daughter, Filipina Salvosa; brother, Juanito Salvosa; sisters, Feliza Guzman and Lourdes Raguine; hanai sons, Paul Austria and Stanley Austria; hanai daughter, Mona Lisa Gonzales. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday; service 10 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
BRUCE LAWRENCE SANTOS, 65, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 4, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A clerk retired from the former F.W. Woolworth Store in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Anne; daughter, Faye; mother, Ermguard; grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Private service and scattering of ashes held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
SIOKA AKOLEA TUPOU, 57, of Hau'ula, died June 3, 2002. Born in Otea Vavau, Tonga. A union carpenter foreman with Dillingham Construction Pacific Ltd. Survived by wife, Patricia "Patty"; sons, Kawika, Kalei, William "Buddy" and Siokaveaila "Vea"; daughters, Tiare Ulii and Moana Tupou; two grandchildren; sister, Lata; brothers, Lualala, Heikoti, Sioeli and Latu. Visitation 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hau'ula 2nd Ward; service 10 a.m. Burial 11:45 a.m. at Laie Cemetery. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
CLARENCE RYOJI YAMAMOTO, 71, of Kane'ohe, died May 31, 2002. Born in Kane'ohe. A structural engineer retired from the State Department of Transportation. Survived by wife, Frances; son, Brant; daughter, Kara; two grandchildren; brother, Kean; sisters, Laura Kawaguchi and Bette Amine. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.