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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, July 21, 2003


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.

CASIMIRO C. "CASEY" CANTORNA, 92, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2003. Born in the Philippines. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center stevedore. Survived by wife, Francisca; daughters, Blossom Akana-Lum and Judaline Desjacques; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Miguel, Geraldo and Magno; sisters, Grigoria Ramos; adopted son, Edgar; hanai son, Reuel. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

NOBLE W.D. CHUNG, 70, of Honolulu, died July 9, 2003. Born in Canton, China. Survived by wife, Ruby; daughter, Celise Nakakura; two grandchildren; brothers, Julius and Stephen. Taoist service 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

COATES COBB-ADAMS SR., 87, of Kane'ohe, died July 7, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard antenna rigger. Survived by sons, Coates Jr., Frederick, Charles and Benjamin; daughters, Kathy Burgo and Jo-Ann Eddy; 34 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park; service 10 a.m.; burial noon. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

LEONARD GENE DIAS, 54, of Waipahu, died July 10, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee. Survived by mother, Helen; brothers, Adolpho Jr., Melvin and Leroy; sisters, Rose Saldana and Helen Kuikahi. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Burial 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

LOUIS KALEINOANOA KEALIIHO-LOPEE KAHANU, 72, of Kane'ohe, died July 11, 2003. Retired from Ho-nolulu Police Department, and state Attorney General's office, Medicare Division. Survived by wife, Norma Johanna; sons, Brad and Patrick; daughter, Sherri Shephard; brother, George; sister, Lucy Girelli. Visitation 5 p.m. Sunday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

SHIMEYO KAKU, 85, of Pearl City, died July 12, 2003. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Retired from Kabuki Restaurant, and a plant nursery owner. Survived by daughter, Jane Kakazu; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Ann Ito. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

GEORGE KIYOSHI KIKUYAMA, 70, of Pearl City, died July 3, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A retired gardener. Survived by brothers, Frank, Richard and Harry; sisters, Helen Kikuyama and Nancy Gushikuma. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SIAOSI MALUOTOGA, 59, of Waipahu, died July 13, 2003. Born in Fagatogo, American Samoa. Minister at Church of Christ in Waipahu. Survived by wife, Prisca; sons, Eric and Elton; brothers, Siale and Junior; sister, Sili Ueno. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HERMINIO MIGUEL MARTIN, 61, of Sitka, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, died June 30, 2003. Born in Laoag, City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Sitka Sound Seafood Cannery laborer. Survived by wife, Caridad; son, Celesteen; daughters, Saturnina Tuggle, Gene Patricia; father, Ceferino Sr.; mother, Marcelina; brother, Rudolfo; sisters, Josefa Villanueva, Susie Stephens and Warlita; eight grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ROBERT MASAAKI NAKO, 87, of Honolulu, died July 19, 2003. Born in Mountain View, Hawai'i. Retired owner of The Peanut Shop. Survived by wife, Mildred; sons, Robert, Allen and Gary; daughters, Sandra Kinsfather and Janice Nako-Piburn; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Haruko Oshiro. Private service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SEIKICHI "CHANGI" NAGAMINE, 80, of 'Ewa Beach, died July 14, 2003. Born in 'Ewa. Retired Barbers Point Naval Air Station warehouse supply clerk; and member of 100th Battalion, Medical Corps. Survived by wife, Tokie; sons, Glenn and Wayne; grandson, Cole; brothers, Fred, Richard, Stanley and James; sisters, Masae Goya, Ethel Oshiro and Joyce Shimabukuro. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

KAREN MOANA NAUKANA-GABELER, 76, of San Francisco, Calif., died July 15, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired from federal service after 48 years. Survived by daughter, Camille Buckle; sister, Benedyne Kim; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

ROSELINE KEALOHA PAWAI, 87, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, David Puakela and Richard; daughters, Vivian Perreira, Wyomie Tanis, Roseline Pedro and Esther Armbruster; 37 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Melvin and Paul Kalahiki; sisters, Agnes Freitas, Eunice Cullen, Nona Aoki and Lani Pahio. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kane'ohe. Aloha attire.

MASATOSHI "MASA" TARUMOTO, 77, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 9, 2003. Born in Hilo. Retired C. Brewer & Co. data processing manager. Survived by brothers, Paul and Richard; sister, Betty Ikeda. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.