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ERIC MINORU ARAKAWA, 46, of Kailua, died March 4, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Hideo and Aiko; brother, Clyde; nephew, Blaine. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
FRANCISCO ESPIRITU BANDA, 85, of Wahiawa, died March 18, 2003. Born in Pozorrubio, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired mechanic at Sangilo Gold Mining Company in the Philippines; an employee at McDonald Restaurant in Mililani. Survived by wife, Bernice; daughters, Luzviminda Martinez and Catherine Lamug; adopted son, Winefredo; stepsons, Eleodoro and Wilfredo Madayag; stepdaughter, Estrelita Madayag; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
CHONG OK CHU, 75, of Pukalani, Maui, died March 25, 2003. Born in South Korea. Member of Korean Baptist Church. Survived by daughters, Kwang Ok and Mi Ok Lee, and Yong Ok Kim; son, Kwang Un Lee; eight grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary; service 5 p.m.; cremation to follow. Inurnment Monday at Maui Memorial Park.
FAUSTO LUMIVES DUMLING, 97, of Lana'i, died March 23, 2003. Born in the Philippines. Retired supervisor for Dole Foods. Survived by daughter, Barbara Baron; sons, Leroy and Raymond Fernandez, Allan and Rodney; brother, Ponciano Lumives; sisters, Mandang Lumives and Charing Dryer; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lana'i City; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Lana'i City Cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
ANGELES ALEXANDER FERNANDES, 93, of Honolulu, died March 18, 2003. Born in Honolulu. State of Hawai'i auditor, accountant and independent business man. Survived by wife, Fanny; daughters, Shirley Schweitzer, Marlene Greer and Lucille "Judy" Hill; son, Alfred Pacheco; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Church, Wilder Avenue; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
ESMAEL "SMILEY" VALENTINE GARCIA, 75, of Wai'anae, died March 23, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Edward and Gregory; daughters, Darnell and Theresa Mancao; sister, Connie Olaes; brother, Jose; 10 grandchildren; great-grandson. Private service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MARIAN D. GRAHAM, 78, of Kane'ohe, died March 23, 2003. Born in Bemidji, Minn. Retired. Survived by husband, Joseph; daughter, Sheryl Marshall; sons, Joel and Michael; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Donna Baker and Carol Carlson; brother, Dean Nesset. Service 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Keohumana Methodist Church in Kailua. Private inurnment at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
THOMAS TSUGUO HIKIJI, 76, of Honolulu, died March 5, 2003. Born in Wainaku, Hawai'i. Retired office manager and accountant for The Office Place. Survived by wife, Jean; son, Wayne; two grandchildren; brothers, James and Roger; sisters, Ruth Yotsuji, Edith Higuchi, Annette and Constance Yoshiyama. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
NEW QUON "QUONNIE" JAY HO, 88, formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 10, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Hubert; brothers, Wally and Jon Jay; sister, Elise Sniffen; three grandchildren. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
PATRICIA MIEKO KAM, 57, of Honolulu, died March 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A sales person for Marriott. Survived by daughter, Kimberly; grandson, Tyler; mother Betty Okamura; brothers, Kenneth and Arnold Yamane, Norman and Thomas Okamura; sister, Charlotte Tamashiro. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
ELIZABETH PEKA KAMELAMELA, 49, of Wahiawa, died March 23, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, William; son, Jacob; daughters, Jolene and Joy; brothers, Manuele Jr., Mikaele and Alapati Faumuina; sisters, Olaga Letuli, Theresa Kelly, Frances Soares, Helen Sibayan, Mary Semeli, Anita Clingerman and Margaret Englemire; three grandchildren. Visitation 10:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
HENRY YOICHI MURAKAMI, 74, of Waimanalo, died March 22, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Self-employed agricultural farmer. Survived by wife, Rose; sons, Ross and Gary; daughter, Dori Higashiya; six grandchildren; brothers, Akira and Lloyd; sisters, Nancy Arakaki and Dora Adachi. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
CAPISTRANO "CAPPY" PANGACIAN SR., 74, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died March 21, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Army staff sergeant and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons, Jr., Patrick, Greg and Wayne Pangacian, and William Boyd; daughters, Charmaine Canite and Cathleen Bernero; brother, Lino Cabra; sisters, Mary Sandobal and Susan Sencio; 19 grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
HAROLD "IMPY" MILLER SEXTON, 88, of Honolulu, died March 21, 2003. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. A physician with Straub Clinic and Hospital for 30 years. Survived by wife, Audrey; sons, Kenneth and James; daughter, Marilyn; grandchildren, Justin and Amy; three great-grandchildren. Committal service 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Mission Children's Society Cemetery. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society or One Kalakaua Senior Living Foundation. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
ROY MASAMI TAKIGUCHI, 52, of Honolulu, died March 18, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Warehouse manager for Unicold Corp. Survived by former wife, Sharon; son, Roy Jr.; daughter, Rachel Enomoto; grandchildren, Kirstie and Reyn; father Tom; brother, Guy; sister, Ann. Service 6 p.m Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
LEOLA AH NIN WOO, 77, of Kane'ohe, died March 21, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired director of Progressive Neighborhood Program. Survived by sons, Darrell and Peter; daughters, Vivian Kalua, M. "Kanani" Christine and Sharon Ehia; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers, Stewart, Vernroy and John Ah Nin; sister, Merna Ing. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.