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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 6, 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.

CEFERINA A. ABARCA, 73, of Waipahu, died Aug. 27, 2002. Born in Negros, Philippines. Survived by sons, Eduardo, Romeo, Johnny Jr., Joelito, Josefino, Enrique and Edgar; daughters, Enriqueta Cateil, Teresita Tanda and Mercy Strutner; two brothers; 25 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

STEVEN U. BRACEROS, 72, of Lana'i City, Lana'i, died Sept. 3, 2002. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A truck driver retired from Dole Company. Survived by wife, Crescencia; son, Abe; daughter, Lita Urban; sister, Anacleta Tolentino; four grandchildren. Visitation 7 p.m. today at Filipino Clubhouse, Lana'i. Service 9 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai City Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

WALTER GILBERT CAMBRA, 82, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 30, 2002. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. Retired heavy equipment operator for the Hilo Coast Processing Company. Survived by sister, Wilma Marie Akins; sister-in-law, Margaret; nieces and nephews. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church; Mass noon; burial to follow at Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

"BUZZY" CLEMENT F.H. CHAVES JR., 56, of Hilo, died Aug. 28, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Paula; daughters, Cari Ann Chow, Michele, Terri Fukunaga and Kristi Kubo; sons, Brandon Chaves and Leland Kubo; mother, Kathy; brothers, Gregory "Brad", Kevin and Stephen "Skipper"; sisters, Tina DeLima, Terry Bello, Tanya Schmidt and Stephanie "Twinkle" Simeona; four grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; prayer service 7 p.m. Committal inurnment service 10 a.m. Monday at Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

MAXIMO G. DUQUE, 51, of Lahaina, Maui, died Aug. 31, 2002. Born in Camiling Tarlac, Philippines. A truck driver. Survived by wife, Feliza; sons, Max Jr. and Jerald; daughter, Felma; brothers, Arsenio, Severo, Bernie, Frank, Cerillo, Julio and Felipe; sisters, Flora Lamin and Pricilla Manuel. Visitation 6 p.m. today at Maria Lanakila Church; Mass 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at the church; prayer service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow burial at Nakamura Mortuary.

SAMUEL HOAPILII KAMAE JR., 84, of Waipahu, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired E.E. Black Construction Co. employee. Survived by wife, Nancy; son, Dennis; daughter, Elvera Ho; three grandchildren; brothers, Eddie, Benjamin and Alfred; sister, Annie Kaaea. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Private burial.

WILLIAM NAPUA KAUKINI SR., 74, of Waimanalo, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Na'alehu, Hawai'i. Retired heavy equipment operator for Koga Construction and Hawaiian Dredging. Survived by sons, William Jr., Clyde, Chris and Craig; daughters, Coralee Kaukini and Cheryl Jones; 14 grandchildren; brother, Richard. Visitation 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m.; burial to follow at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

JOHN ISUKE KAWAGUCHI, 94, of Wahiawa, died Aug. 29, 2002. Born in Fukui, Japan. Past president of Haleiwa Shingon Mission. Survived by sons, Kenneth and Bert; daughters, Merle Ferrall, Jeanette Schryer and Lucille Nakamoto; sister, Lillian Matsuwaki; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; caregiver, Edna Streadbeck. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; memorial service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

ASAWO KODANI-YAMASATO, 93, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 4, 2002. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. Retired proprietor of the former Hawaii Farmer's Supply store in Hilo. Survived by sons, Roy and James Kodani; daughters, Pearl Yoshida and Merle Yamada; sisters, Matsue Yamamoto and Sumie Yoshida; five granddaughters; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 1:30 p.m. Casual attire.

MITSUE MARUYAMA KOYANAGI, 83, of Honolulu, died Aug. 25, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired baby sitter. Survived by son, Alvin; daughter, Harriet Wong; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Clarence "Yasuhara" Maruyama; sisters, Louise "Yoshiko" Sakaida, Frances "Sakaye" Morimoto and Jaqulyn "Harua" Sakamoto. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

REGUERDA "SALLY" SOLING LAGAT, 71, of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Retired housekeeper at the Naniloa Surf Hotel. Survived by husband, Benigno "Ben"; sons, David, Daniel, Francis, Maurice and Paul; daughter, Inez Johnson and Carla; brothers, Florentino, Pablo and Fabian Toribio; sister, Juana Tubera; 11 grandchildren; great-grandson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday at Papaikou Catholic Church; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MARY SANTOS "PANGIE" MCLEAN, 95, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Sept. 1, 2002. Born in Hawi, Hawai'i. Retired state custodian. Survived by son, Wallace Lean; daughters-in-law, Johanna and Darryl Lean; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

JEFFERY MOORE, 45, of Jennings, La. died Aug. 29, 2002. Born in Jennings. He was in the U.S. Army, stationed in Baumholder, Germany. Survived by wife, Larzette Guitguiten; stepdaughter, Joslyn Goetz; mother, Elizabeth Moore; sisters, Mayola Berry, Patty Chidlow, Vickie Slason, Kimberly Baily and Lisa Broussard. Mass 6 p.m. tomorrow at St. Ann's Church, Kane'ohe. Visitation also 10 a.m. Sunday at Matthew and Son Funeral Home in Jennings, La. Phone: (337) 824-4420. Church service Monday at Our Lady Help of Christian Catholic Church in Jennings. Burial to follow.

TIMOTHY MASAYOSHI MORIKAWA, 48, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Hawai'i. Vice president/general manager for Hawaii Star Bakery. Survived by mother, Janette Minami; stepfather, Clarence Minami; brothers, Tom and David. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; memorial service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

DAVID NEWTON NEWLIN, 75, of Hale'iwa, died Aug. 10, 2002. Born in Jefferson County, Ala. Member of Hale'iwa Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Survived by sons, David and Steve; daughters, Diana Stamm and Melanie Sens; sisters, Mary Wisnant; nine grandchildren. Memorial service 6 p.m. tomorrow at Jehovah's Witnesses Hale'iwa Hawai'i Sunset Beach Congregation. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ROY CHOSEI "MEGANE" OSHIRO, 76, of Los Angeles, Calif., died July 27, 2002. Born in Kahului, Maui. A former produce distributor. Survived by brothers, Emerick Ishikawa, Choyu, Toshio, David and Joe Oshiro; sister, Fujie Isagawa. Private service held. Arrangements by National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

CLARENCE PRATT, 62, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Kalihi. Survived by daughter, Kanani; son, Christopher; sisters, Emmaline Yen and Genevieve; brothers, Merlin, Wallace and Edward. Memorial service 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Maunalua Beach Park. Arrangements by Daphne Funeral Home, San Francisco, Calif.

JEAN PURCELL, 72, mother of former Honolulu physician Dr. Don Purcell, died Aug. 17, 2002. Born in Erie, Pa. A Realtor. Survived by husband, Donald Sr.; sister, Marjorie Schwindt; daughters, Sharon, Amy and Kelly; three grandchildren. Service held in Erie, Pa. Memorial donations to a favorite charity.

INOSIA VASATI SCOTT, 55, of La'ie, died Sept. 1, 2002. Born in Nofoali'i, Western Samoa. A custodian for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii Temple. Survived by husband, Dixie Muliagatele; daughters, Dolly Scott, Vasati Solofua and Merita Lake; son, Frank; brothers, Pisona, Tuivale, Hitekelu and Eufirate Tevaga; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel; service 12:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services, LLC.

WILLAMAE "BILLIE" STEELE, 80, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Eustis, Neb. A retired registered nurse. Survived by husband, Walter; son, Doug; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Ross and Glen Miller; sister, Ruth Payne. Service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

FRANCES SAKIMI TOMITA, 79, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired branch manager of Bank of Hawaii. Survived by son, Bruce Sakihama; daughter, Karen Sakihama; a grandchild; brother, Masayoshi Murakami; sister, Sadako Aoki. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

GABRIEL RAZIEL KOALI'I VALDERAMA, infant son of Leilani and Dominic Valderama, died Aug. 27, 2002. Also survived by sister, Sabrae; grandparents, Kathleen Taylor and Tului Tiapula; grandmother, Francesca Ocasio. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. today at Marine Corps Base Hawai'i Chapel. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

RICHARD Q.Y. YUEN, 86, of Pearl City, died Aug. 30, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired carpenter with Carpenter's Union Local #368. Survived by brother, Quan Pung; stepsons, Kevin and Dennis Tse; stepdaughters, Kathy Lin, Karen Pham and Pamela Tse; four step-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.