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NATHAN ROY FERNANDEZ, 47, of Honolulu, died Aug. 26, 2002. A tour dispatcher. Survived by mother, Katherine; brother, Tony; sisters, Janice, Sandra and Roxanne; nieces; nephews; companion, Margie. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
EDWARD JOHN FORREST, 87, of Honolulu, died Aug. 25, 2002. Born in San Francisco, Calif. Textile designer for Von Hamm Young. A 1935 graduate of Roosevelt High School. Survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at O'ahu Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LILLIAN SACHIKO FUJIWARA, 72, of Honolulu, died Aug. 29, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired Carol & Mary seamstress. Survived by husband, Robert; son, Dayn; daughter, Jill Booker; five grandchildren; sister, Violet Takaki. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at noon. No flowers. Casual attire.
LEONARD G. HIGGINS, 51, of Honolulu, died Aug. 27, 2002. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A Honolulu Police Department reserve police officer for 19 years. A Cutter Company parts man. Survived by wife, Clo-Ann; sons, Timothy, Kalani, Jordon and Ryan; daughters, Kimberly Coleman, Crystal Higgins and Cristy-Ann Yogi; mother, Dorothy; brothers, Timmy, Joe and Robert; sisters, Carol Kaaloa and Janet Freitas; 17 grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church. Wailuku, Maui; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Casual attire.
CEDRIC JEROME KAMOHALII, 52, of Wai'anae, died Aug. 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A pipe welder. Survived by daughters, Iwalani Ripley and Kekau Kamohalii; brother, K. Kamohalii; sisters, Buckie Kamohalii and Eunice Mayo. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
TSENG-YEE LI, 87, of Honolulu, died Aug. 29, 2002. Born in Szechuan, China. A retired diplomat. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, Richard and Wilson; daughters, Victoria Eshima and Betty Tanaka; seven grandchildren; sister, Tseng-Yuan Chen. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.
ANTONE S. OLIM, 85, of Honolulu, died Aug. 30, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. Retired superintendent of O'ahu Community Correctional Center with 41 years of service. Survived by sons, Anthony and Patrick; sister, Augusta Texeira; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church; Mass 12:30 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
EUSEBIO ASUNCION PITPIT, 91, of Waipahu, died Aug. 29, 2002. Born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired truck driver for Mid-Pac Lumber Co. Survived by wife, Charito; daughters, Janette, Joyce and Justine; grandchild. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church, Kalihi; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
DENNIS MASAHARU SAKAI, 59, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 26, 2002. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. A geotechnical engineer for the state Department of Transportation Material Testing Lab. Survived by wife, Carol; sons, Scott and Shaun; daughter, Sharie Jumalon; grandchildren, Tari and Cyrus Jumalon and Kylie; mother, Hannah; brother, Wayne; sister, Aileen Nitta. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.
SEISO "PAISAN" SASAKI, 82, of Honolulu, died Aug. 24, 2002. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Retired federal civil service employee. Member of the 100th Infantry Battalion, Headquarters Co. Survived by wife, Christina; son, Arthur; daughter, Rumi Kobayashi; brothers, Charles and Masakazu. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
MEW WUN TAM, 89, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired seamstress. Survived by husband, Shay Yee; son, Harvey; daughters, Joan Ho, Eva Yuen, Beatrice Chun, Marcella Omonaka and Marilyn Miyamoto; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
RAY KIYOSHI "JR" TANAKA JR., 51, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 30, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Pacific Fire Protection, Inc. service manager. Survived by son, Reid; fiancée, Joyce Sakamoto; parents, Ray Sr. and Tomie; brother, Ryan; sister, Pauline Velasco. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii; service 6 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ISAMI "SHADOW" UWAINE, 85, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 28, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired carpenter. Survived by nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, great-grand-nieces and great-grand-nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
IRENE NATIVIDAD VIERNES, 88, of Pearl City, died Aug. 27, 2002. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughter, Rosalina "Rose" Tobosa; brother, Melicio Yago; sisters, Mary Sendial, Alice Sarte and Maggie "Daling" Yago; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
HOWARD KAZUO YAMAGUCHI, 52, of Honolulu, died Aug. 23, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Richard; brother, Gerald; sister, Susan Goya. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.