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WAYNETTE WONG-CHU, an HMSA manager who inspired many by living life to its fullest despite suffering from breast cancer for nine years, died March 7. She was 47. See story.
HELEN Y. CHANG, 83, of Mililani, died March 14, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Post Office employee and member of Hope Chapel in Manoa. Survived by sons, Walter and Francis; daughters, Aileen Lum-Akana and Elaine Sunahara; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; Private burial at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
KAREN ANN CHINEN, 63, of Kailua, died March 16, 2003. Born in Butte, Mont. An educator; homemaker; Mary Jane Center volunteer, and past St. John Vianney School board member. Survived by husband, Paul; son, Paul Jr.; daughter, Kelly. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Enchanted Lake; Mass 11 a.m.; cemetery committal service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers; donations to the Mary Jane Program, P.O. Box 633, Kailua, HI 96734, or St. John Vianney School, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua, HI 96734. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
DORA DOE CHUN, 91, of Honolulu, died March 14, 2003. Born in Kahului, Maui. Survived by son, Ronald; daughter, Vilma Dung; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, George Wong; sister, Katy Tong. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 12:15 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROSELANI ANN DE MELLO, 62, of Kailua, died March 10, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Clarence, Jameson, Dean and Sean; daughters, Roselani Potts and Melelani Lawrence; nine grandchildren; sisters, Lorraine Johnasen, Virginia De Mello and Lourdes Imai. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m Saturday at St. John Vianney Church; service 11 a.m.; Mass 11:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Flowers/lei welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
HENRY FURTADO, 90, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2003. Born in Ahualoa, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Samuel; daughter, Marilyn Domingo; brother, Clarence; sister, Alice Enos; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Church, Mass 11 a.m.; inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
PABLO MONARES GOSIACO, 78, of Waimanalo, died March 9, 2003. Born in Pavia, Iloilo City, Philippines. A nurseryman at Miles Hirota Nursery. Survived by wife, Priscilla; sons, Rolando and Elizer; daughters, Vilma Valmoria, Corazon Sajonia, Connie Rizallosa, Meriam Labrador, Jessita Zamora, Brenda Sanders and Adelaida; 28 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brothers, Jose "Joe" and Cesar; sisters, Angelina Palacios and Carmen Java. Visitation 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 29 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
LILIAN JAVIER JAVIER, 74, of Waipahu, died March 11, 2003. Born in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines. Survived by husband, Pablo; daughters, Evangeline Igonia, Purificacion, Emily Gonzales, Leonila Bautista and Rafaela Lopez; sons, Rafael, Renato, and Jonet; 16 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Maningning. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Church; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
CLEMENTINE KAUWILA JENSEN, 89, of Wai'anae, died March 5, 2003. Born in Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i. A teacher in the Leeward community. Survived by son, Julius Jr; daughters, Elaine Lang, Diane Halemano, Yvonne Kuhlmann, Abigail Nishida, Aimee Jensen and Lynette K. Chun; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; brother, Brother Dominic Stone, S.S.C.C. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:15 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
HANNAH LEILANI KELIIHOOMALU, 82, of Kahala Heights, died March 12, 2003. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Retired deputy director of the Hawai'i State Regulatory Agency. Survived by daughter, Karla Akiona; sons, Kentworth and Howard; stepdaughters, Velma Choy and Ordis; sisters, Rebbecca Williams and Lillian Boss; brother, Rudolph Prigge; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani Chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
NANCY JO KENOI, 67, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawai'i, died March 16, 2003. Born in Michigan. Residence counselor for the former Big Island Center for Independent Living. Survived by sons, Darwin Barve and William "Billy"; daughters, Deirdre Kailiawa, Diane Hunter, Patricia "Kapi" Kenoi-Chin, Mary "Keola" Kenoi-Okajima and Rosanne "Kina" Kenoi Sai; hanai son, Chris Cruz; mother, Avis Loomer; 20 grandchildren; great-granddaughter. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa, Hawai'i; Mass 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
YOSHIO KINOSHITA, 70, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died March 12, 2003. Born in Hule'ia, Kaua'i. Retired state Parks and Recreation park caretaker. Survived by wife, Angela; brother, Kiyoto; sisters, Matsue Anama, Sunao Pescador, Misao Ringor, Tomie Kelekoma, Fujiko Yamamoto and Katherine Oyama. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
KIKUYO "KAY" KUNIMOTO, 78, of Hillsboro, Ore., formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired assistant vice president of First Interstate Bank. Survived by daughter, Joyce Byerly; brothers, Naoto Katada and Makoto Katada; sisters, Masayo Santo, Yukie Kaya, Se-tsuyo Imaino and Akiyo Tani; two grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. March 25 at Hilo Higashi Hongwanji. No flowers.
FELIX SARAUS MACABEO SR., 93, of Honolulu, died March 4, 2003. Born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired meter repairman at Honolulu Gas Company. Survived by wife, Eugenia; daughter, Evangeline Barnachea; sons, Felix Jr. and John; grandchildren, Jason, Tiffany, Elysia and Brandon; great-grandchildren; Jasmine, Jordan and Kaylee. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 9:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
FREDERICK ENDRINA MASICAMPO, 60, of Waipahu, died March 4, 2003. Born in Lana'i City, Lana'i. Retired U.S. Air Force captain. Civil service employee. Survived by wife, Lita; daughters, Michelle Van Ostrand, Melissa and Susan Masicampo-Hayburn; grandchildren, Jessica, Julian, Robert and Cathleen; mother, Corazon; brothers, Mariano and Richard; sister, Barbara Kuhar. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
WALTER PHILIP MILLER, 57, of Kapahulu, died March 9, 2003. Born in Honolulu. An iron worker. Survived by son, Michael; daughters, Wendy Higa, Jolynn Ibanez and Daphne Kealoha; sisters, Juanita "Nani" Sanders and Diana; five grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 11 a.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
KINUYO MIZUTANI, 93, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died March 10, 2003. Born in Lihu'e. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Charles and Warren; daughter, Dorothy Miyahara; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
MARY JO MORENO, 73, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died March 12, 2003. Born in Los Angeles. A pharmacist technician with Service Drugs. Survived by husband, Elton; sons Steve, Jeff and Paul Amundson; daughters, Susan Browning and Lori Middlebrook; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur Brown; sister, Molly Kierulff. Private service. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
WALLACE TAKESHI MUKAI, 68, of 'Aiea, died March 6, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired warehouseman for Fleming Food Co. Survived by brother, Raymond, sister, Dorothy Watanabe. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MASAJI "MAJI" OZEKI, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 14, 2003. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Retired longtime Hawai'i County Department of Parks and Recreation custodian at Hilo Armory, and retired Hawai'i Army National Guard sergeant first class. Survived by wife, Mildred; sons, Melvin, Ellsworth and Clinton; daughter, Arlene; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Church of the Holy Cross, Hilo; memorial service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
ANTHONY PAIVA, 82, of Honolulu, died March 15, 2003. Born in Kuka'iau, Hawai'i. Retired from Hono-lulu Gas Company. Survived by wife, Agnes; sons, Anthony "Bobo" and Russell; sisters, Anna Kaleikini and Myrtle Hamel; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
WAI CHING "AHOY" PANG, 72, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired First Hawaiian Bank auditor. Survived by wife, Masako; brother, Timothy; sisters, Shirley Higa and Phyllis Lau. Memorial service 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Aloha attire.
Monsignor GEORGE FRANCIS ROSSBACH, 85, of New York, formerly of Hawai'i, died Feb. 12, 2003. Born in Long Island, N.Y. An ordained Catholic priest; retired Marine Corps Navy chaplain; first chaplain of the Honolulu Fire Department; chaplain of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Honolulu; and longtime Hawai'i substitute priest. Mainland service held; local memorial service 2 p.m. tomorrow at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Kaheka Street. Arrangements by Virginia Funeral Chapel, State Island, N.Y.
MILANIO SALINAS, 73, of Davenport, Calif., formerly of Hale'iwa, died March 6, 2003. Born in Hale'iwa. Employee of Pfyffer Associates for 53 years. Survived by sisters, Isabel Ham, Lucia Noneza and Lorita Tatayon. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
WEE SUN TIU SY, 54, of Mililani, died March 12, 2003. Born in Manila, Philippines. Registered nurse for 32 years at Pearl Harbor Naval Clinic, Makalapa. Survived by husband, Denis; son, Jay. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fleet Reserve Association Branch 46; service 11:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
NANCY YURIKO VALLESTEROS, 86, and husband, ROBERT BACILIO VALLESTEROS, 86, died March 13 and March 14, 2003, respectively. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawai'i; he in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was a retired King's Bakery waitress; he a retired federal Schofield Barracks supply supervisor. Both survived by a son, Ronald, and two grandchildren. She, additionally, is survived by two brothers and four sisters; he by three brothers. Combined visitation 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. inurnment, and burial, respectively, 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
EARL WONG, 75, of Kane'ohe, died March 12, 2003. Born in He'eia, O'ahu. Retired city emergency medical technician. Survived by wife, Patsy; sons, Eric and Kimo; daughters, Donna Esber and Lynn Colville; brothers, Alfred, Thomas and Richard; sisters, Gladys Danner, Ella Moquin, Minnie Haitsuka, Helen Nip and Amy; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service over the ashes 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.