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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Tuesday, February 15, 2005


Advertiser Staff

VELMA ELEANOR AWANA, 60, died Feb. 9, 2005. Born in Hono-lulu. Accounts secretary for AIG Insurance. Survived by children, Richard Kamali Jr., Christine Kamali-Hill, Ryan Kamali, Mary-Linda Spivey and Diane Meech; brother, John Deliso; sisters, Lola Mathias and Linda Jackson; 16 grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu. Inurnment 10 a.m. Friday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

NOVA ROXANE BASQUE, 40, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Jan. 29, 2005. Born in Kealakekua, Hawai'i. Counter and parts delivery person for Napa Auto Parts. Survived by husband, Bradferd Sr.; son, Bradferd Jr.; daughter, Nova; parents, Clara and Morris Graciidis, George and Linda Kailiawa; brothers, Herman Kunewa Jr., Morris Graciidis Jr., Mason Graciidis, George Kailiawa, Jackie Kailiawa and Justin Kailiawa; sisters, Annette Aquino, Marella Hakkei, Georgianne Lauronal, Sonya Graciidis, Georgette Kailiawa, Georgina Kailiawa, Georgia Kailiawa, Georgeanna "Joe" Kailiawa, Leann Bruno and Blossom Kailiawa; hanai sister, Christy Estencion. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Church, Kailua, Kona; Mass 10 a.m. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

LORRAINE C. CARLOS, 80, of Kailua, died Feb. 11, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Straub Hospital & Clinic. Survived by son, Robert; daughter, Paula Serikawa; brother, Lawrence Cabrinha; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

WALLACE PONG HE CHOI, 85, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 2005. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Retired real estate broker. Survived by sons, Dr. Frederick, Steven and Bradley; daughters, Cindra Minakami and JennyLee Tam Sing; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

WENONAH K. COSTA, 76, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Resident manager for a Honolulu condominium. Retired manager at the State Hospital. Survived by sons, Kuuipo, Francis, Edward and George Pimental; daughter, Rose Flores; brothers, Francis and Robert Higgins; sister, Marjorie Iaea; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

HITOSHI FUJISAKI, 84, of Honolulu, died Jan. 30, 2005. Born in Hawai'i. Retired furniture maker from Rattan Art Gallery and Bernina. Survived by wife, Toshiko; son, Rodney; daughter Lynne Kauer; brothers, Yasuto and Andrew; sisters, Janet Sakamoto, Hideko Tanaka, Catherine Hironaka and Pearl Takasane. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6 p.m.

BERTHA EVELYN HEWSON, 84, of Wai'anae, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Massachusetts. Survived by husband, John Sr.; son, John Jr.; brother, John Freeman; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MATSUYO YONEJI HORIBE, 94, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Feb. 3, 2005. Born in Nawiliwili. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Lester and James; daughters, Kathryn Kubo and Janice Agustin; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Mitsuso and Masami Yoneji; sister, Setsuko Isoda. Private service held. No flowers. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

THOMAS KALAPONIMOI KAMAKA, 73, of Wai'anae, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Emma; sons, Thomas Jr. and James; daughters, Tammy Molina, Deborah Kamaunu, Gina Hinton, Trisha Thrasher, Valerie Gillespy and Lindsey; brother, Alfred; sisters, Jane Ireneo and Lillian Kezly; 20 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.

MITSUO KATO, 84, of Pa'auhau, Hawai'i, died Jan. 26, 2005. Born in Kalopa, Hawai'i. Retired warehouse clerk for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Sadako; son, Marvin; brothers, Takeo, Hideo and Masao; sisters, Yukie Sakuma, Mildred Yamamoto, Setsuko "Diane" Oshima and Toshiko "Shirley" Ito. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Hamakua Jodo Mission; service 4 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

TONY CRAIG LEW, 38, of Makawao, Maui, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Salt Lake City. Motorcycle mechanic. Survived by mother, Shirley Buetler; stepmother, Deborah; sisters, Mino'aka Donya Fitzsimmons and Terry Toba; brothers, Peter and Jon Benjamin Lew; sons, Kees Mashino and Nicholas Yamashita. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday at Haycroft Park (Rusty Pipes), Ma'alaea; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

MARK FRANCIS LIDDY, 51, of Palm Springs, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Buffalo, N.Y. Owner/operator of Madison & Company Fine Jewelry and MFL Boxing Productions. Survived by wife, Victoria; daughters, Justine Hazelrigg and Madison Liddy; brother, Todd; father, Frank; two grandchildren. Service held. Private burial. Donations may be made to Palm Springs Police Officer's Association, Palm Springs Fire Department, The Smile Train Free Cleft Surgery Treatment for Children, New York or Cathedral City Fire Department. Arrangements by Wiefels & Son, Palm Springs, Calif.

RICARTE MARTIN, 72, of Chicago, died Feb. 12, 2005. Born in Waialua. Survived by wife, Nieves; sons, Rodney Jr. and Derrick; daughter, Lisa; six grandchildren; sisters, Rosita Nelson and Carolina Busano; brother, Hermenio. Service 1 to 9 p.m. today at Fortuna Funeral Home, 4401 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago.

THELMA TAMAE MATSUSHIGE, 87, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired sales clerk for Liberty House. Survived by daughter, Charlene Yamasaki; grandchild; brother, Frank Muraoka. Service 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

GEORGE "KEOKI" CARL MEISNER, 53, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Lanikai, died Feb. 11, 2005. Born in Tucson. Former employee of Napa & CarQuest Auto Parts. Survived by wife, Candie; father, brother. Services pending.

MASARU NAKASHIMA, 98, of Honolulu, died Feb. 8, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Harold; daughters, Elaine Shozuya, Doris Chang and Ellen Sato; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Mataki Takeshita; sisters, Yotsuru Taniyama and Mitsuru Nakayama. Visitation 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

SIMOTE MANUMANU PEPA, 63, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 2005. Born in Fakakai, Haapai Tonga. Owner of O'ahu Yard Services. Survived by wife, Iunisi "Anaseini"; sons, Taniela and Sininafe Jr.; daughters, Salome Tupou, Melekaufusi and Olivia "Vea"; brothers, Sione, Peni, Pita and Taniela; sisters, Salome Fehoko and Sulia Kite; three grandchildren. Visitation 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church; Visitation also 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.

KATHERINE TOMIE SAKAMOTO, 83, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Wahiawa. Retired from Howard's Building with more than 20 years of service. Survived by sons, Maurice, Russell and Lance; daughters, Sharon Catalan and Kathleen; brothers, James, Wallace, Ralph and Raymond Yanagida; sister, Betty Taniguchi; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

STELLA K. SAKAMOTO, 76, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Worked at the University of Hawai'i Hamilton cafeteria. Survived by husband, Ichiro; mother, Mitsuro Muramoto; sisters, Thelma McCarthy and Hazel Yamasaki. Visitation 5 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

WILLIAM CAMPBELL SCARBOROUGH, 84, of Honolulu, died Jan. 29, 2005. Born in Redondo Beach, Calif. Retired railroad employee. Survived by niece, Doris Wilmott; grandniece, Kristi Biddle. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

MARY CHONG SCHULMEISTER, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 3, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Joseph and Ronald; daughters, Sharleen Hardy and Lorene; brother, Jimmy Chong; sister, Julie Cavaco; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m.

ALICE LOUISE FRITSCH SICHTER, 77, of Makakilo, died Feb. 7, 2005. Born in Sheboygan, Wis. Homemaker. Survived by sons. Lee and Lawrence; sister, Lyllyan Kaker; four grandchildren. Visitation noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Donations may be made to the Friends of the 'Ewa Beach Public School and Library.

ADRIAN H. STAMM, 79, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Air Force senior master sergeant. Survived by sons, Rudy and Guy; brother, Rudy; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; stepmother, Yukie. Visitation 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Committal service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Donations may be made to Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children. Casual attire.

ROGELIO "ROGER" B. ULEP SR., 58, of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, died Feb. 9, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Supervisor for Puna Certified Nursery in Kurtistown. Survived by wife, Faaluaaina; sons, Rogelio Jr., Eric and Lance; daughter, Patricia Mason; brothers, Dominador, Francis and Elpidio; sisters, Aileen Calamayan, Lolita Ramos, Emi Sibucao and Margie; three grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at 'Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

HERMAN AINA VICTOR JR., 85, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Feb. 5, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A member of Na Kupuna O Kona Alii. Survived by sons, Herman III, Wayne and Nathan; daughters, Ruth Chandler, Marilyn Wong, Gloria Denny, Susan Hashimoto and Sharon Miyasato; stepsons, George Thomas and Mariano St. Nicholas; stepdaughter, Gerrianne Hiboshi; brothers, Earl, Erwin and Addison Arquette; sisters, Veronica Andrews, Lucy Albano, Frances Parker and Anna Fmiga; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Service held. Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pu'u'omao Pa Ilina Moanalua on Ala Mahamoe Street. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.