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LOUIS "CHICO" ROSA, a former Territorial bantamweight and featherweight boxing champion, who went on to become a world contender in the 1940s, died recently in Fullerton, Calif., according to family members. He was 78. See story.
CLODAGH SHIRLEY HIILEI BROWN "LADY" AH TOU, 66, of Pearl City, died March 9, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired title officer. Survived by sons, Samson Jr. and William; daughters, Margie and Shirley Jackson, and Lorrie Kanno; sisters, Anuhea Brown and Alberta "Brito" Pavlock; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Kamehameha Schools Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel; service 2:30 p.m. Visitation also 5 p.m. Monday at Haili Congregational Church, Hilo; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow. Committal service 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home and Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
PONCIANO COLLO ARQUINES, 79, of Honolulu, died March 5, 2003. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired carpenter for Swinnerton & Wahlberg Construction Co. Survived by wife, Margarita; sons, Jose, Fernando, Manolito, Reynaldo, Reynato, Salvador and Florante; brother, Federico; sisters, Juana and Flora Ancheta; 20 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 9:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
CHARLES LESLIE BAKER, 62, of Stillwater, Okla., formerly of Hawai'i, died Jan. 16, 2003. Born in Newcastle, Ind. Retired U.S. Army major; and retired from Oklahoma State University, chemical engineering. Survived by wife, Katie; daughters, Tina Slovak, Cathy Winrow and Corie; three grandchildren; brother, Ernest; sister, Frances Wallace. Service 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.
KATHRYN ELAINE BOUSHELL, 75, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Feb. 26, 2003. Born in E. Stroudsburg, Pa. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Michael and Patrick; daughters, Marilee Glauser, Maribeth Cabatbat and Ruth Watkins; brothers, Donald "Don" and Richard James; sister, Shirley Christman; 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Church, Puna, Hawai'i. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo, Hawai'i.
HARLAN MASAO CHINEN, 47, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 8, 2003. Born in Hilo. Proprietor of Gwen's Towing. Survived by wife, Gwen; son, Brandon; daughter, Shaye; stepson, Alan Aki; stepdaughters, Kori and Kelsy Higaki; father, Masasuke; brothers, Wayne and Alden; six grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Gathering Place, Hilo; service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
ROPERTO MAIR FONTANILLA, 90, of Wahiawa, died March 8, 2003. Born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines, Retired from Barbers Point and Schofield Barracks as a barber. Survived by wife, Rosalia; daughters, Lorna Gantenbein, Julia Fontanilla-Karnes, Darleen and Ruby Reibel; grandchildren, Julia Findley and Christopher Reibel. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
PABLO HIDALGO GENETIANO, 88, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2003. Born in the Philippines. Retired dishwasher for Liliha Bakery.Survived by wife, Dolores; sons, Peter, Modesto and Romy; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 8:30 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 8:30 a.m.; burial 10 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
JOYCE MAILE MAHI GERALDINI, 71, of Wai'anae, died March 8, 2003. Born in Hawai'i. Retired secretary. Survived by brothers, Henry Mahi Jr. and William Mahi; sisters, Bernice Ferreira and Beatrice Barboza. Private service. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
RICHARD CLINTON HEARN, 82, of Kihei, Maui, died March 6, 2003. Born in Woburn, Mass. Retired U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II. Survived by wife, Alberta; sons, Albert and Richard Jr.; sister, Cynthia Johnson; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
TOSHIAKI KAYA, 77, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2003. Born in Hono-lulu. Retired service representative. Survived by wife, Hazel; sons, Clayton and Steven; two grandchildren; sister, Sumie Fujimoto. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
BRONSON IKAIKALOA KENJI KEOHULOA, 19, of Ocean View, Hawai'i, died March 8, 2003. Born in Hono-lulu. Member of the Kauaoha'ao Congregational Church. Survived by father, Brian; mother, Lorraine; sisters, Alexis Pua, Lianne and Kayla; grandparents, Richard and Emily Keohuloa, and Ellen Omija. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauaoha'ao Congregational Church, Wai'ohinu, Hawai'i; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes at sea at a later date. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
YOKO KUMAGAI, also known as RICHARD YOKO KUMAGAI, 90, of Honolulu, died March 4, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired wiper for U.S. Merchant Marine. Survived by brother, James; sisters, Mildred and Harriet Suzuki. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JOSEPH "JOEY" PINEDA MACAPINLAC, 60, of Honolulu, died March 4, 2003. Born in Minalin, Pampanga, Philippines. Survived by wife, Nelia; son, Joseph Jr.; daughters, Joy and Jonelle; brother, Angelito; sisters, Purita Carreon, Rosie Lumaque, Helen Canlas and Emiliana Isidro. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m Monday at Star of the Sea Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
IAN MacFARLING, 57, of Canberra, Australia, died March 10, 2003. Born in England. Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Survived by wife, Pamela; daughters, Rebecca and Cecilia; sister, Dianne Proctor; nephew, Andrew Proctor. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Fort DeRussy Chapel; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Inurnment in Australia at a later date. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
JOHN W. McDONALD, 82, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2003. Born in Ohio. Retired U.S. Air Force colonel, with service in World War II, Korea and Vietnam; and active with the American Association of Retired Persons. Survived by wife, Catherine; daughters, Cameron, Susan Lynch and Robin Grigson; two grandchildren. Service 11:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Private scattering of ashes. No flowers; donations to charity of choice. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Service of Hawai'i.
MOMOYO SADAOKA, 76, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died March 8, 2003. Born in Lihu'e. Retired from Hawaiian Telephone Company. Survived by brothers, Atsushi "Archie," Samuel, Harold, Allen and James Watanabe; sister, Mildred Sasaki. Visitation 1 p.m Sunday at Lihu'e Christian Church; service 1 p.m.; inurnment to follow at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
JOSEPH "UNCLE JOEY" MERIL SAMIERE JR., 41, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2003. Born in San Francisco. Administrative manager for the Honolulu Fish Co. Survived by parents, Joseph and Marie Samiere Sr.; brothers, Wayne, John, Thomas, Paula and James; sister, Carolyn. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
HIDEHIRO "CHARLIE" SHITABATA, 89, of Kapolei, died March 6, 2003. Born in Papa'aloa, Hawai'i. Retired heavy equipment mechanic. Survived by wife, Motoko; sons, Francis and Jon; daughter, Sarah Nakasone; four grandchildren; great-grandson. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
HELEN VISITACION PADACA SOUEIRA, 85, of Honolulu, died March 4, 2003. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by sons, Albert, Norman and Ronald Mendoza, Frank Cajigal Jr., Clarence and Frederico Almazan Jr.; daughters, Bonnie Brimbote, Sharon Matayoshi and Carol Teshima; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Private service held. Inurnment at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JAMES PAUL SOUZA, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired plumber at Barbers Point. Survived by brother, David; sister, Jennie Ahue. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
TONY SULENTA, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, formerly of 'Ewa Beach, died Feb. 28, 2003. Born in Rocksprings, Wyo. Operations manager at Chevron Refinery on O'ahu. Survived by wife, Ann; son, John; daughters, Toni Moody and Nancy; caregiver, Elroy Stupplebeen; sisters, Linda Tomich and Donna Pedroni; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association Maui Chapter. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
KEVIN TROY WOLFLEY, 38, of Kailua, died March 5, 2003. Born in Murray, Utah. Survived by companion, Sarah Perry; son, Kaden Wolf; parents, Leon and Barbara; brother, Travis; sister, Kim Conner. Service 7:30 a.m. Sunday at Kailua Beach Park Boat Ramp. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
SHINEI YONASHIRO, 88, of Honolulu, died March 8, 2003. Born in Waipahu. Retired owner of Kapahulu Coffee Shop. Survived by sons, Stanley and Roy; two grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.