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CORNELIO JADULCO AMBY, 99, of Lana'i, died Feb. 26. 2004. Born in the Philippines. Self-employed. Survived by sons, Paul, Leovigildo, Franklin, Cornelio, Melanio, Valerio, Abraham and Bruno; daughters, Florencia Villamoe and Filomina Cabiles; 58 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren. Service 7 p.m. Friday at ILWU Union Hall, Lana'i City; Service also 10 a.m. Saturday at the hall; burial to follow at Lana'i Community Cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
DAISY SING KYAU BAJADALI, 94, of Honolulu, died Feb. 10, 2004. Born in Kula, Maui. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard maintenance supervisor. Survived by sons, Alex and Charles Mau and Emery Nakoa; daughters, Sadie Yamauchi, Sylvia Naauao and Darlene; 15 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Ching and Fannie Aihara. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; burial to follow at 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
EMILIO "MILIO" ERECE BARRIOS, 81, of Na'alehu, Hawai'i, died March 1, 2004. Born in Malamin, San Juan, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired factory worker for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. Survived by daughters, Nenita Jara and Helen Salmo; sons, Leofredo "Freddie," Dominador "Doming," Ven and Jay; brother, Rifino Varios Jr.; sisters, Eliza and Wendy Varios; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Overnight vigil 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Doming Barrios residence, 95-5565 Poha St, Na'alehu; service 7 p.m. Visitation 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Na'alehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.
JOHN C. BRANDT, 73, of San Jose, Calif., formerly of Kailua and Fairfield, Calif., died March 1, 2004. Retired C. Brewer & Co. assistant controller and assistant treasurer. Survived by sons, John, Richard, Donald and Michael; daughter, Cathy Carvalho; brother, Donald; sister, Dorothy. Mass tomorrow in Santa Clara, Calif.; private burial. Donations to Sacred Heart League, Walls, MS 38686. Arrangements by Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary, Santa Clara, Calif.
ASHLEY NEAL CHUN, 54, of Honolulu, died Feb. 23, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Sales associate with RadioShack. Survived by parents, Clement and Lorraine; sisters, Naiad; brothers, Mark and Jeffery. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; private inurnment. No flowers. Casual attire.
DAVID VENTURA CUARESMA, 80, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Feb. 29, 2004. Born in Hilo. Retired certified welder. Survived by daughters, Bratinella Ashley and Leenal Castro; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
GEORGINE AIKO FONG, 83, of Honolulu, died Feb. 19, 2004. Retired librarian. Survived by sons, David and Walter; daughters, Pamela Fong and Janice Miller; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Patricia Kam, Florine Ono and Edith Wegener. Private service held. No monetary donations. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
CECILIA POLENA KAMALII GANTE, 65, of Pearl City, died Feb. 15, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A florist helper at City Florist. Survived by husband, Herbert; son, Bernard; hanai children, Theresa Salva, Kathleen Lacaden and Lance Panui; brothers, David Kuhia and Thomas Kamalii; sisters, Eva Kamalii and Rosaline Panoke; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
JESSE BERNARD HAMILTON JR., 76, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 26, 2004. Born in Oklahoma. Self-employed. Survived by wife, Raelene; children, Patricia Lovio, Terri Rossettas, Greg, Michael, Daniel and Jesse III; stepchildren, Olinda Aiwohi, Lynne Hue, Raynette Pavao and Celeste Giltner; sons, Thomas, Kent and Michael Stone; sister, Norma Williams; 47 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
MIE HIDA, 93, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2004. Born in Kagawa, Japan. Survived by son, Ernest; daughters, Violet Yonemoto and Linda Yoza; five grandchildren; great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
THOMAS KIYOSHI HIROTA, 83, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Feb. 26, 2004. Born in Glenwood, Hawai'i. Foreman at Douglas Awai Jr. Masonry Contracting Co. Survived by wife, Maizie; son, Neil; daughter, Sherry; brothers, Rudy, Minoru and Paul; sisters, May Hasegawa, Jane Wong and Midori Kanno; grandson; great-granddaughter. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service over the ashes 5 p.m. Casual attire.
RICHARD KIM KUI HO, 84, of Honolulu, died Feb. 18, 2004. Retired real-estate developer. Survived by wife, Lum Chew; daughter, Cheryl; brothers, Lawrence and Daniel; sister, Phyllis Wong. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
SAMUEL OTIS "KAMUELA" HOLBROOK III, 75, of Hilo, Hawai'i, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2004. Born in Portland, Maine. A retired U.S. Army first sergeant who served during World War II, also known for his "Hawaiian Chili Pepper Water." Survived by wife, Lily "Lei"; sons, Brandon, Samuel IV and Scott; daughter, Luana; sister, Adelaide Seavey; brothers, Gabriel Bilderback, Thomas Holbrook, Frederick Dupee Jr. and Robert Dupee; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilo Stake Center; service 7 p.m. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday; service 11:30 a.m. Burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
VAAIGA ULUTU IOANE, 52, of Pago Pago, American Samoa, died Feb. 29, 2004. Born in Pago Pago. Employed in student services for the American Samoa Community College. Survived by husband, Malesi; son, Ioane Jr.; daughters, Tualima Taulagia and Divine Ioane; brothers, Asa Afuafi, Tafeamalii Suluvale; sisters, Saiolo Ulutu and Tamua'i Ulutu. Burial in Pago Pago. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
PAUL YOSHITO ISHIMOTO, 94, of Honolulu, died Feb. 26, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Wade; brother, Arthur; sisters, Grace Hironaka, Fumiko Okamoto and Marilyn Peterson. Service 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Holy Nativity Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Memorial donations to the Boy Scouts of America.
ALICE UME ISHIYAMA, 101, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 16, 2004. Born in Wahiawa. Survived by son, Stanley; grandchildren, Scott Ishiyama, Stacey Chee and Kelley Ishiyama; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. No monetary donations. Survived by Mililani Mortuary.
PETER JOSE, 82, of Pearl City, died Feb. 13, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired Foodland Supermarkets warehouse worker. Survived by daughter, Beverly Garcia; sons, Willman, Gregory, Peter, Earl, and Rodney; brothers, Victor and William; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery chapel; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ELEANOR LANIHAU KAMAI, 71, of Hana, Maui, died Feb. 26, 2004. Born in Hana. Retired bartender. Survived by husband, William; brothers, Harry and Robert Malaiakini; sisters, Diane Aiana and Armine Medeiros. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hana; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Waikaloa Cemetery. Casual attire.
ANNIE KOLEKA SWIFT KUHAULUA, 79, of Ha'iku, Maui, died Feb. 27, 2004. Born in 'Ulupalakua, Maui. Member of Hawaiian Bowling Club. Survived by sons, David "Jojo" and Horace; daughters, Eleanor Napua Mahoe and Gwen "Lani" Vinuya; hanai son, Calvin; hanai daughters, Eleanor Iosefa and Gwen Calpito; 30 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
ALFRED TEN LAM, 97, of Kailua, died Feb. 26, 2004. Born in Kailua. Retired federal electrician. Survived by sons, Harold LaPearl and Albert "Buddy" Lam; daughter, Dephne Niau; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; services noon; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
IRENE FO HOY LEE, 88, of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2004. Born in Makawao, Maui. Pacific Isle Creations manager. Survived by husband, Clinton; sons, Calvin, Kenneth and Richard; daughter, Phyllis Brinckerhoff; brother, David Yap; sister, En Kyau Kong; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; entombment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MANLEY KALEOKALANI LEE, 42, of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 22, 2004. Survived by daughter, Mandy; sister, Lorraine Rinker; brother, Rob; and partner, Patricia Thomas. Service 11 a.m. March 11 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; scattering of ashes in Kane'ohe Bay, leaving at 1 p.m. from He'eia Kea Pier. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Neptune Society, Sacramento, Calif.
JOE F. LeFEBVRE, 85, of Princeville, Kaua'i, died Feb. 29, 2004. Born in Pirtleville, Ariz. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, PACDIV, budget analyst; and a jazz musician. Survived by son, Jim; daughters, Sue Doyle and Mary Bartlett; brothers, George and Gary; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Donations to The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 1050 Ala Moana, Building D, Honolulu, HI 96814. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
LIU LIULAGAI JR. LEIATO, 43, of 'Ewa Beach, died Feb. 24, 2004. Born in American Samoa. A former certified nurse attendant at Hale Nani Rehab and Nursing Home. Survived by mother, Matauaga; brothers, Auina and Johnson; sisters, Upulelei Leiato-Irish, Mataua Leiato, Asoa Faaumu-Leiato and Kate Kaahu. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at First Samoan Congregational Christian Church. Overnight vigil. Service also 9 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
ALAN ASHTON LEVER, 82, of 'Ewa Beach, died Feb. 25, 2004. Born in Southhampton, England. Retired from Watson Motor Rebuilders in Ohio. Survived by son, Danny; granddaughter, Sue Anne Schumacher; great-grandson, Bryan Schumacher. Visitation 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church; service 1 p.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park, Aloha attire.
SIU CHING LI, 76, of Honolulu, died Feb. 23, 2004. Born in Canton, China. Survived by wife, Yuet King Ma; daughter, Yin Sheung Chan; two grandchildren; brother, Siu Kuen Li; sister, Sui Hing Siu. Service 8 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
GRACYNE "GRACY" SAYOKO MATSUBARA, 66, of Manoa, died Feb. 29, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A teacher at Aliamanu, Kapalama and Manoa elementary schools. Survived by husband, Les; son, Marc; daughter, Mia Grant; mother, Yoshiko "Sunny" Kagihara; sisters, Nancy "Nanny" Nakakura, Dr. Lyn Kagihara and Jan Ladd; five grandchildren. Visitation from 4 p.m. Saturday at Punahou School, Thurston Chapel; memorial service 4:30 p.m. Private inurnment at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
TIMOTHY KEALAIKALANI McANDREWS, 54, of Honolulu, died Feb. 9, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A contractor; former Punahou School and Kamehameha Schools track coach; legendary track star; longtime holder of state shot put record; volunteer track coach. Survived by wife, Triss; son, Wilder; and uncles, Samuel P. King and Evans P. King; aunt, Pauline N. King. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park; celebration of life 4 p.m. at The Pacific Club. No flowers; donations to Parkinson's National Foundation, P.O. Box 450, Huntington Valley, PA 19006. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
HELEN HATSUE NAKAMURA, 90, of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 18, 2004. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Retired state custodian. Survived by sons, George, Larry and Ted; daughters, Janet Fujii and Marian Komoto; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Henry, Masaichi and Richard Yamane; sisters, Mildred Sugimoto and Hilda. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ALTHA JANE PANFIGLIO, 93, of Kailua, died March 1, 2004. Born in Grant Township, Mich. Homemaker. Survived by son, Steve; four grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Friday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church. No flowers. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
ELLEN YUK LIN LEONG QUON, 91, of Makiki, died Feb. 27, 2004. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. Retired Lanakila Health Center assistant clerk. Survived by son, Edmund; daughters, Ruth Kaeo and Faith Osurman; sister, Pearl Leong-Camara; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at First Chinese Church of Christ; service 10:30 a.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MARIA DOLORES TEPPANG SAGAYAGA, 82, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 29, 2004. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by sons, Martin, Simeon and Ernest; brothers, Silvario and Rosendo Teppang; sisters, Rebecca Galapon and Consolacion Barbasquino; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Church, Kahului; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
FUMI SAVANNAH, 64, of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2004. Born in Laos. Retired accountant for Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Survived by wife, Simone; son, Eki Phoumisavanh; daughters, Oi Fukuki, Nani and Roddy Phoumisavanh; brothers and sisters; grandchild. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; Laotian services; cremation to follow.
NOBUICHI "PERCY" UEMURA, 81, of Honomu, Hawai'i, died Feb. 27, 2004. Born in Honomu. Retired crane operator. Survived by brothers, Larry, Tatsuo and Kenneth; sister-in-law, Daisy. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 2 p.m; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire.
WILLIAM "BILL" LEIGHTON WORTHLEY, 48, of Aikahi Park, Kailua, died Feb. 18, 2004. Born in Amersham, Buckingham County, England. A handyman-for-hire, and caregiver for his parents. Survived by parents, Leighton and Francis; brothers, James and Jack. Services 1 p.m. Saturday at 21 Kalaka Place (no parking on Kalaka Place). Scattering of ashes in Kailua Bay fronting the residence. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
HENRY HONG NING YEE, 82, of Honolulu, died Feb. 25, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Fort Shafter Finance & Accounting office. Survived by wife, Evelyn; daughters, Debbie Kawate and Sybil Saito; three grandsons; brothers, Gareth, Robert and Donald; sisters, Alice Chun-Hoon, Lily Wong and Margaret Chin. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.