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ALFREDO ROSQUETA ANDRES, 82, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 18, 2002. Born in Brgy, Cali, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Dole Co. Survived by wife, Bernabela; sons, Rogelio, Daniel, Eddie, Ferdinand, Melanio and Gaudy; daughters, Lydia Gorgonio and Villarin Andres; 26 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Macario, Pelagio and Faustino. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; prayer service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
ASER VALDEZ ARIZABAL, 35, of Pearl City, died Nov. 1, 2002. Born in the Philippines. Survived by daughter, Apple Shay Arizabal; sisters, Rebecca Bracos, Susan Aganon and Mimi Dimacali; parents, the Rev. Nemesio and Lydia. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Alpha and Omega Church, 96-171 Kamehameha Highway, Pearl City; service 7 p.m.; burial later in the Philippines. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
DESOTO BOCK, 88, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 6, 2002. Born in Ohio. A contractor. Survived by wife, Mannette; sister, Aleta Schnieders; stepsons, Leslie and David Anderson. Memorial service 5 p.m. Friday at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.
ROSARIO PENA CAMONAYAN, 76, of 'Aiea, died Oct. 26, 2002. Born in Pacay Ilocos Norte, Philippines, A retired cashier. Survived by husband, Juan "Johnny"; son, Ferdinand; brother, Vivenicio Pena; sister, Esperanza. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
WESLEY SHIZUTO DELA CRUZ, 50, of Santa Rosa, Calif., died Oct 26, 2002. Born in Pa'auilo, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Reene; sons, Jim and Joe Schiavone; mother, Shizuko; sisters, Leah Hunter and Ann Tallman-Lines; grandson. Visitation 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Columbus Episcopal Church; memorial service 10:45 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
GEORGE CARTER DYER, 79, of San Francisco, died Nov. 7, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Investment business employee, including with Schwabacher & Co., and Bateman, Eichler Hill, Richards; a racing and sports car collector, and great-grandson of Col. Henry A. Strong, the co-founder of Eastman Kodak Co.; and grandson of George Robert Carter, second territorial governor of Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Clarissa; sister, Betsy Hickingbotham; brother, Robert Alexander; son, George Jr.; daughter, Linda Millard; six grandchildren. Services tomorrow in San Mateo, Calif. No flowers; contributions to The Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, P.O. Box 29405, San Francisco, CA 94129. Arrangements by Crosby and Gray Funeral Home, Burlingham, Calif.
THOMAS MICHAEL GANNON, 57, died Nov. 1, 2002. Born in Harrisburg, Ill. A Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard mechanical engineer. Survived by wife, Jean; son, Christopher. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
NICHOLAS "MIKI" GROSSMAN, 92, of Kailua, died Nov. 8, 2002. Born in Chuzs, Hungary. Retired textile company owner. Survived by sons, Theodore, Steven and Peter; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Graveside service 11 a.m. today at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
FLORENDA "LINDA" QUILET ADINA HATCHETT, 56, of Waipahu, died Oct. 26, 2002. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. Member of Jesus Cares Ministries Assembly of God. Survived by brothers, Nicolas Jr., Ricarte, Damaso and Argelino Adina; sisters, Margarita Eugenio and Lydia Ronolo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
ABRAHAM YOUNG KOO KONG, 79, of 'Ewa Beach, formerly of Honolulu, died Oct. 24, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A Love's Bakery salesman and former Iolani School athlete. Survived by wife, Beatrice; sons, Gervin and Sherwin Miyamoto and Maurice Kong; daughters, Amy Hill and Lori Pietrak; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Kong, Edward Kane and Melvin Nip; sister, Leimomi Pedro. Service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
HAZEL MAXINE McBRIDE, 84, of Kailua, died Nov. 3, 2002. Born in Sterling, Colo. Survived by sons, Thomas and Michael; daughter, Patricia Skelton; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
RAYANN LOUISE FREEMAN RICKARD, 59, of Makakilo, died Nov. 7, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Centurion Guard Service supervisor. Survived by son, Ronald "Boo Boo"; daughters, Roleen "Kihei" and Ronnye "Kalei"; sisters, Ranette Robinson-Strinz, Pamela Gorniak, Patricia Kahalewai, Gail Kaapana and Tommie Suganuma; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
MICHELLE ODQUINA SCIRETTO, 27, of New England, formerly of Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Scott; sons, Mahlon Kapule III, Joseph "Joey" Moser, Jake and Sal; brother, Edward Odquina; parents, Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Gackle. Memorial Mass 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
ROBERT SUETO YAMAMOTO, 73, of Ontario, Calif., died Nov. 5, 2002. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. Longtime X-ray technician; recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart during the Korean War. Survived by wife, Irene; sons, Robert and Eldon; daughters, Amy and Florence; nine grandchildren. Services in Ontario; burial at Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements by Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona, Calif.
ANN YASUTAKE, 81, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Oct. 17, 2002. Born in Japan. A homemaker. Survived by son, Joseph; daughters, Carolyn Aiu, Loraine Reis and Elaine Moniz; hanai daughter, Cherisse Relacion; brother, Toshio Akiyama; sisters, Kikue Agena and Nancy Westlake; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.