Sponsored by:

Comment, blog & share photos

Log in | Become a member
The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Monday, August 16, 2004


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.

JERRY P. ABAMONGA, 74, of Honolulu, died Aug. 2, 2004. Born in Ozamis City, Philippines. Retired as a U.S. Navy dispersing officer; also retired as a Navy Public Works civil service employee. Survived by wife, Imelda; sons, Kevin and Alvin; daughter, Karen Tominaga; two grandchildren; brothers, Celso, Arzop and Alberto; sister, Rufina Loon. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Mass noon. Visitation also 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.

LAURA C. AU, 84, of Honolulu, died Aug. 10, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Eastman Kodak Co. Hawaii. Survived by son, Hiram; daughter, Lorna Hung; four grandchildren; brother, Jun Fai Chun. Taoist service 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung (Manoa Chinese) Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.

ZENAIDA ARELLANO CABUHAT, 69, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 12, 2004. Born in Cavite City, Philippines. Survived by husband, Fernando; sons, Allan, Bernardo, Fernan, Mykel and Emil; daughters, Marilou Banico, Emelda Chavez and Lizel; brothers, Ernest, Jose and Armando Arellano; sisters, Adoracion Santos and Aurora Legaspi; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, service 11 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ROSALINDA DELA CRUZ CAYETANO, 55, of Mililani, died Aug. 10, 2004. Born in Cadcadir, Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines. Lei stringer for Arthur's Lei Stand at Honolulu International Airport; also a part-time cashier at Sears Roebuck & Co. Dry Cleaning and Alterations at Pearlridge Center and Ala Moana Center. Survived by husband, Amado; sons, Ryan and Allan; granddaughter, Norielyn; brothers, David and Oscar Dela Cruz; sisters, Encarnacion Dela Cruz and Flordeliza Taculog. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary Makai Chapel, Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel, rosary 9:30 a.m.; burial 10 a.m. Casual attire.

JAMES HAROLD CHATHAM, 84, of Honolulu, died Aug. 11, 2004. Born in Springfield, Mass. Retired as welding supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Ruth; son, Patrick; daughters, Constance Perham, Cynthia Griffin and Gwendolyn Nobriga; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary; inurnment to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

SAU KUM WONG CHU, 81, of Honolulu, died Aug. 12, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired as a counselor with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Survived by sons, Jonathan and Cedric; daughter, Sue-Jan Bone; four grandchildren; sisters, Sau Moi Goo, Sau Gin Chun, Sau Fun Lee and Leora Goong. Visitation 10 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, service 11:45 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. Aloha attire.

HAPPY CHARLES COCKETT, 89, died Aug. 7, 2004. Born in Honolulu. One of the first Native Hawaiian aviators; founder of Cockett Airlines. Survived by wife, Josephine Gertrude; children, Lennox, Clarice Evans, Penny Ann Patterson, Terry, Jeffrey, Mary Helen DeLapp, Bettelynn Smith and Cecily; 20 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, memorial service 10 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at O'ahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

SUSANNA DOFA GIONSON, 84, of Waipahu, died July 26, 2004. Born in Hawi, Hawai'i. Retired from Diner's drive-in, Waipahu. Survived by sons, Claudio "Bajo," Roland and Melvin; brother, Serio Dofa; sisters, Magdalena "Maggie" Naone and Dolores "Dolly" Dofa; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mauka Chapel, service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. Casual attire.

EFFIE HAMIC GOODRICH, 82, of Honolulu, died Aug. 12, 2004. Born on Kaua'i. A retired federal employee. Survived by sons, Lionel and Michael Apana, and Timothy and Ralph Goodrich Jr.; daughter, Elaine Goodrich; sister, Nyna Ralston; hanai daughter, Nalani Mattox-Primacio; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

BETTY KIMIE HASHIMOTO, 86, of Honolulu, died Aug. 4, 2004. Born in Wahiawa. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Yoshio; daughter, Sharon Hashimoto; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JONATHAN KEALA KAAUKUU, 60, of Pearl City, died Aug. 6, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by wife, Nga Thi To; sons, Mihael, Jonathan Jr. and Christopher; daughter, Ashley; father, the Rev. Solomon Kaaukuu; brother, David; sister, Jo Ann-Leach Tay; granddaughter, Shelby. Vietnamese Buddhist service 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.

MERILYN MITSUKO MIKUNI, 79, of Honolulu, died Aug. 4, 2004. Born in Wahiawa. A homemaker. Survived by son, Milton; daughters, Joy, Betty Suginaka and Ellabelle; brother, Robert Konishi; sisters, Beatrice Konishi and Jane Hashimoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

EUGENE J. MUCHE, 78, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died July 6, 2004. Born in Youngstown, Ohio. Retired owner of a car-waxing company. Survived by wife, Nellie; daughter, Andi Spaletta; son, Kevin; stepson, Galen Gregory; brother, Tony; three grandchildren. Donations to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus, 3001 S. Rose Parkway, Henderson, NV 89052. Arrangements by Palm Mortuary, Henderson.

KAMEKO NAKASONE, also known as UFU AGUN GWA, 99, of Honolulu, formerly of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died Aug. 12, 2004. Retired as a packer and trimmer with Dole Pineapple Co. cannery and Libby McNeil Libby Inc. Survived by sons, Hajime, Kenji, Ralph, Glenn and Dean; daughters, Yuriko Miyashiro, Yoneko Miyahira, Toyoko Pasoquen and Ella Asato; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, memorial service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

TSUNEYO SATO, 89, of Kahului, Maui, died July 26, 2004. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A pineapple cannery worker. Survived by sons, Richard and Edward; daughters, Lillian Yamaguchi and Jane Onishi; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

ALBERTA "NANI" SENAHA, 63, of Pearl City, died Aug. 12, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired as a receptionist with the state Department of Social Services and Housing. Survived by husband, Hajime; son, Jack Carlisle Jr.; daughter, Jacqualyne Carlisle; stepsons, David and Damon Senaha; stepdaughters, Daphane Kumai and Shy-Ann Rico; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; father, Daniel Kaimi Sr.; brothers, Henry Delovio, Daniel Kaimi Jr., Dwight and Diamond Kaimi, Douglas Kaimi Sr., Douglas Kaimi Jr., Dennis Kaimi, Steven Watson, Ellis Kanekoa Jr., Colson Kanekoa, and Tenny, Terry and Jerry Watson; sisters, Irene Hose, Elizabeth Viernes, Annabell Kaimi, Betty Ann Kaimi, Gwendolyn Jose, Johnette Poe, Marcie Nera, Wanda Lou Kanekoa, Miyo Char and Linda Weeks. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, service 11 a.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.