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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, November 7, 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.

ERNEST MORGADO, a businessman and community leader who changed the face of charity fund-raising when he came up with the Huli-Huli chicken idea, died Tuesday. He was 85. No cause of death was released. See story.

HAROLD WILLIAM "BILL" KIRCH, who gave the world "the orchid of the month" from Hawai'i, died Oct. 26 in Vancouver, Wash. Kirch, who was 85, lived in Honolulu for 60 years. See story.

HAZEL "AUNTY AKEPA" MILES SHAFTER AKIM-NAONE, 83, of Honolulu, died Oct. 30, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A lifetime member of Ahahui Kaahumanu. Survived by sisters, Wilhelmina Olds, Kawelo Fargie and Lovelita James; sons, Peter and Joseph Akim; daughter, Cecilia Akim; seven grandsons; nine granddaughters; nine great-grandsons; eight great-granddaughters. Visitation 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel; service 4 p.m. Aloha attire. Private Mass and inurnment to be held at a later date. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

HAROLD EUGENE BLACK, 78, of Honolulu, died Nov. 3, 2002. Born in Ohio. A retired machinist in the aerospace industry. Survived by brothers, Paul and William; sisters, Virginia Chambers and Barbara Woodward. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JEREMIAH JOSEPH CALIFANO, 81, of Upland, Calif., formerly of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 20, 2002. Born in New York City. A hotel electrician. Survived by sisters, Elinore Pratico and Jeannette DeCraepeo; long-time companion, Barbara Harris; stepchildren, Robert, Stephen, Andrew and Laura Harris, and Diane Sato. Service 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hope Chapel, Kane'ohe. No flowers; memorial contributions to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163. Arrangements by Stone Funeral Home, Upland, Calif.

MARGARET CARROLL GRAY, 90, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 2, 2002. Born in Lane Station, Ohio. Retired children's librarian at Kailua Library. Survived by cousins and friends. Memorial meeting held Sept. 7 at Honolulu Friends Meeting. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

BRANDON JOE PASCUAL GUILLERMO SR., 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 27, 2002. Born in Gattaran, Cagayan, Philippines. Survived by son, Jose; daughters, Gloria Geronimo and Milagros Reyes; sister, Catalina Liberator; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Waipahu United Church of Christ; service 7 p.m. Burial at a later date in the Philippines. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

KIYOSHI GUSHIKUMA, 71, of Honolulu, died Oct. 15, 2002. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. A retired GTE engineer. Survived by wife, Maude; sons, Cy, Joe and Chris; five grandchildren; brothers, Koichi, Mitsuo and Yuki; sister, Harue Oshiro. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

NORMAN FRANK HAMMINK, 61, of Honolulu, formerly of Roseville, Minn., died Oct. 25, 2002. Born in Minnesota. Survived by wife, Sandi; daughters, Nancy Brenna and Lori Peterson; sister, Sandy Sontere; mother, Dorothy Hammink; five grandchildren. Scattering of ashes 8:30 a.m. Sunday fronting the Outrigger Reef (Shore Bird), 1045 Elks Club. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

EDMOND TERUMI "CHRIS" HIRANO, 85, of Honolulu, died Oct, 27, 2002. Born in Mountain View, Hawai'i. A retired city bus operator. Survived by wife, Bessie; son, Michael; brothers, Wataru and Fumio; sister, Yuriko Torigoe. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

YOSHIKO KAGAWA, 90, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Nov. 5, 2002. Born in Mana, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Howard and John; daughters, Ann Donahue and Mary Kagawa-Walker; nine grandchildren; brother, Calvin Shimaoka; sisters, Chizue and Tamiko Shimaoka, and Hisae Matsukawa. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Waimea United Church of Christ; service 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

HIROAKI KOBAYASHI, 21, of Honolulu, died Oct. 31, 2002. Born in Ho-nolulu. A college student. Survived by father, James; mother, Jeanne; sisters, Michelle and Lisa Ann; grandparents, Albert Kobayashi and Michiko Masui. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon.

ROBERT AH FOOK LUM, 82, of Honolulu, died Oct. 26, 2002. A sheetmetal worker retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Base. Survived by wife, Alice; daughters, Lynette Becker and Wilma Murakami; brothers, Tai Ching Choy and Melvin Lum; sister, Florence Chong; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private family service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

LILLIAN AWAI LUM, 88, of Honolulu, died Oct 26, 2002. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. A retired University of Hawai'i professor. Survived by son, Allan; daughters, Lucille Massicot and Marilyn Wild; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Awai; sisters. Eleanor Goldsmith, Elsie Burgess, Mabel Tom, May Chang, Ruth Tongg, Liane Corbelli and Mildred Howey. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

CLINTON KALANIWAI MAKEKAU, 69, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 1, 2002. Born in 'Iao Valley. Survived by wife, Mercedes; daughters, Charlene and Christine; brothers, Abel, Stanley and Charles; sisters, Cecilia Napihaa, Diane Nakamoto and Ethel Nahinu; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service noon today at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wahiawa Ward. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

SABURO MORINAKA, 82, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Nov. 5, 2002. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. A herbicide truck driver with Lihu'e Plantation. Survived by wife, Yuriye; sons, Stanley Hideo and Stanford Tsutomo; daughters, Delvina Reed and Lily Masue; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Lihu'e Hongwanji Mission; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kaua'i Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

JAMES T. NOLAN JR., 78, of Lansdale, Pa., formerly of Hawai'i, and King of Prussia, Philadelphia and Havertown, Pa., died Nov. 5, 2002. Born in Havertown. Retired Kaiser Industries manager; and after retirement, vice president of industrial relations, J.G. Hook Apparel, and with Elder Hostel Travel. Survived by daughter, Patricia Musetti; sons, James III, Kevin and Shaun; stepson, Jeffrey; brother, Bernard; sisters, Agnes Heenan, Loretta Kelso, and Rosemary Monahan; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Pennsylvania service Saturday. Private burial. Donations to charity of choice. Arrangements by Moore & Snear Funeral Home, Conshohocken, Pa.

CATHERINE LUCILLE NOTTON, 90, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 2, 2002. Born in Superior, Wis. A registered nurse with St. Mary's. Survived by daughters, Frances Smith and Catherine Iwai; five grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Service to be held in Superior, Wis. at a later date. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

RUFINO GIMENEZ QUINTINITA, 92, of Honolulu, died Oct. 16, 2002. Born in Abra, Philippines. Survived by wife, Rosalina; son, Joseph; daughters, Loretta Payne and Rosemarie Quintinita; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday; service noon; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

CARLTON SHINICHI SHIMOMI, 68, of Honolulu, died Oct, 29, 2002. Born in Honolulu. President of Classic Sales Inc. Survived by wife, Diane; sons, Marcus, Terrance, Craig and Eric; daughter, Cindy Shimomi-Saito; six grandchildren; brother, Thomas; sisters, Janet Yoshikawa and Katherine Kamano. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

GILLIE CORDOVA SILVA SR., 82, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 2, 2002. Born in San Francisco, N.M. A police officer retired from the Honolulu Police Department. Survived by sons, Gillie Jr. and Horacio; daughters, Berlinda Dixon, Barbara Gumbs and Geovanna Lewis; brother, Clyde; sisters, Soylita Castillo, Ruby Sedillo, Lucy Baltizar and Berlinda Sanchez; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; inurnment 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

The Rev. WAI PUN SIU, 72, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 1, 2002. Born in Guangzhou, China. A retired pastor of Calvary Assembly of God, Honolulu. Survived by children, Joseph, Sharon Ko, Benjamin and Darrell; eight grandchildren; sister, Puilan Siu Loh; brother, Wai Lun. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God; service 5 p.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

BENJAMIN GASCON SOMERA, 80, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 22, 2002. Born in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Milagros; sons, Elmer, Bernard, Robert and Alvin; daughters, Marilyn Cadavona, Rozanne Amante and Melinda Almeida; brothers, Segundo and Melecio; sisters, Felicitas Ulpindo and Raymunda Habon; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at MIlilani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

KATHLEEN V. SPICER, 59, of Kailua, died Nov. 5, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired Hawaiian Telephone Company employee. Survived by sons, Kenneth and Kelvin; brothers, Donald, John and Peter Gomes; sisters, Donna Gomes and Ann Landon; four grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9 a.m.; burial 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

OLIVIA UYENO TAI, 79, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died Oct. 20, 2002. Born in 'O'okala, Hawai'i. Retired caregiver. Survived by daughters, Arlene Bowman, Karen Moke, Toni Agpawa and Valerie Kailimai; son, Robert; sisters, Helen Perry, Violet Noah and Marie Uyeno; brother, James Uyeno; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Service held in Huntington Beach; local family service pending. Arrangements by The Omega Society, Santa Ana, Calif.

MARY LOUISE "GIRLIE" MACPHERSON HAYS THOMAS, 97, of Palo Alto, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died Sept. 26, 2002. Born in San Francisco, Calif. She attended Lili'uokalani School when it was opened by the queen, Saint Andrews Priory and McKinley High School. Survived by daughter, Juanita Larson; sons, William, Robert and Richard Hays. Cremation in California. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date off Diamond Head. Arrangements by Roller Hapgood Tinney Funeral Home.

MIKI INEZ YOSHIMURA, 53, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 31, 2002. Born in Georgia. A sales clerk at Times Supermarket in Kane'ohe. Survived by husband, Randal; son, Kelly Kile; daughter, Wendy Kile; sisters, Gail and Francis Hill. Private service held. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.