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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 16, 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. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

JOSE VILORIA AGBISIT, 89, of Waimanalo, died May 12, 2002. Born in Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. Retired Pagoda Hotel maintenance supervisor. Survived by wife, Norma; daughter, Norma Joy; daughters, Lucy Kala, Abigail Pahinui and Sarah Thompson; 29 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. George's Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

CRESENCIA TOMAS ALONZO, 85, of Honolulu, died May 7, 2002. Born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Filipino Catholic Club. Survived by nieces, Violeta Bernardino, Cionita Salvador, Nellie Borromeo and Lina Jacinto; nephews, Daniel, Ric, Ferdinand, Rudy and Ben; 23 grandnieces and grandnephews; 16 great-grandnieces and great- grandnephews. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass noon; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ALBINO CORDERO CABOTAJE JR., 36, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2002. Born in Narvacan, Iloocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by parents, Albano and Bella; brother, Roger; sister, Perlita Tabil. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount; Mass 9:15 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

MARCELINA PAPA "CELING" CANDAROMA, 83, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died May 11, 2002. Born in Pahoa, Hawai'i. A member of the Kea'au Village Kumiai. Survived by sons, Herman and Byron; daughter, Mona Lisa Simao; brother, Vicente Coleon; sister, Loretta Navarro; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 12:15 p.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

MASAYUKI KANADA, 80, of Honolulu, died May 12, 2002. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A retired federal post engineer. Survived by wife, Hideko; daughter, Gloria Dalton; two grandchildren; brother, Daisuke, Harry and Richard; sisters, Akie Ogasawara, Eileen Unemori and Kay Abdul. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

HARUO KIMURA, 83, of Makaweli, Kaua'i, died May 5, 2002. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A boat captain with Ni'ihau Ranch. Survived by wife, Yuriko; sons, Clyde, Reid and Curtis; daughter, Elise Tittle; seven grandchildren; great-grandchild; brother, Masaru; sisters, Yachiyo Woods, Mitsuko Ilookano, Tomiko Akuna and Yoshiko Young. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

ALFRED KOVNER, 88, of Kailua, died May 7, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Economy Cyclery in Honolulu and Kailua. Survived by wife, Margaret; daughters, Gwendolyn Teixeira and Judi Embry; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Chapel; burial 10:45 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

AIMALEFOA MAIAVA, 79, of 'Aiea, died May 10, 2002. Born in American Samoa. Retired as Samoa Congregational Church pastor. Survived by sons, Peleuila and Matu'u Aimalefoa; daughters, Evotia Tuiteleleapaga, Nerisa Sualevai and Manuatele Maae; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters, Soliga and Puese Maiava and Manuatele Faifili. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

ARTHUR "ATA" KEKAULA MEDEIROS, 51, of Honolulu, has died. A shipping industry cook. Survived by sons, Ata Howell and Travis; daughters, Shanna and Sharon; mother, the Rev. Minnie; brothers, Charles, Augustine "Alika," William "Bill" and Joseph; sister, Eloise; grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes off Waikiki.

STERLING "PAT" MULLER, 82, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2002. Born in Medera, Calif. Owner of Pat's Used Cars. Survived by wife, Ruth; daughters, Kristy Monroe, Donna Shelton and Patricia McNamara; son, Rodman; 10 grandchildren. Private service held. Donations to St. Francis Hospice or Outrigger Canoe Club Duke Kahanamoku Foundation—Daddy Haine Volleyball Fund. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

CHRIS BRIAN NAKAMURA, 37, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Honolulu, died May 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Partner of Gibson, Nakamura & Decker law firm. Survived by parents, Melvin and Nancy; brothers, Kyle and Curt; grandfather, Roy Tada. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

FLORENCE YAEKO NAKANO, 86, of Kane'ohe, died May 12, 2002. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A retired secretary for the State of California. Survived by sons, Edward and Lawrence; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Matsuzaki and Betty Koseki. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MARY JANE NICHOLS, 89, of Princeville, Kaua'i, died May 13, 2002. Born in Kansas. A homemaker. Survived by granddaughter, Lisa Delviscovo; great-granddaughter, Nai Delviscovo. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

CHRISTOPHER "FAGA" TUIFAGALILO PAULO, 21, of Wai'anae, died May 12, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Melanie; sons, Anthony, Jordan and Isaiah; daughter, Alina; parents, Lemisio and Tausaga; hanai parents, Ioapo and Tauaipolu Tielu; brothers, Joseph and Jonathan Paulo and Paniolo Soi; sisters, Flolika and Christy; grandparents, Ma'ee and Faaniniva Paulo, and Suati Teo. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Community Church; service 10:30 a.m.; entombment 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Garden Crypts. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

CORNELIO SOL SALMO, 86, of Pa'ia, Maui, died may 1, 2002. Born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. truck driver. Survived by wife, Guadalupe; son, Rodolfo; daughter, Remedios; brother, Esteban; two grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m.Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.

TSUTOMU "SUGI" SUGIYAMA, 81, of Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i, died May 14, 2002. Born in Laupahoehoe. Retired Sonomura Contracting Inc. welder; recipient of the Purple Heart with 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, World War II. Survived by wife, Kiyoko; sons, Ronny, Alvin, Arnold, Donald and Lenny; daughters, Dorine Kobayashi, Janice Tanouye and Kate Arizumi; brother, Tsukasa; sisters, Irene Awong and Rose Kishaba; 13 grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

MARJORIE OLIVE WILL, 81, of Kane'ohe, died May 8, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by companion, Shirley Scott; brother, George Jr.; sister, Hannah Johnstone. Service pending. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

SUEO YAMASHITA, 79, of Captain Cook, Hawai'i, died may 7, 2002. Born in Captain Cook. State bus driver and custodian. Survived by wife, Hanae; son, Russell; daughters, Aileen, Eva and Ivy; brothers, Charles and Matao. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.