EDWARD "BEN" JOSEPH AVILLA SR., 77, of Kane'ohe, died Sept. 5, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired equipment operator at the Waimanu Homes Training School and Hospital; 1947 lightweight amateur boxing champion of Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Irene; sons, Randy, Davey and Robert Avilla, Leroy Miranda and John Miranda Jr.; daughters, Terry and Donna Avilla, and Frances Doaks; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Lawrence "Split"; sister, Mary "Kiki" Camara. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
ARTURO G. CAMACHO, 72, of Kailua, died Sept. 7, 2005. Born in Mexico. Retired wholesale jewelry salesman. Survived by sons, Rene, David and Gabriel; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, Juan; sister, Letty. Visitation 5 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; Catholic prayer service 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
LOUIS WALTER DeREIS, 90, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired civil service employee. Survived by stepdaughters, Beatrice Wolfe, Catherine Osborn and Vivian McFadden; daughter, Joan Shaw; sisters, Rose DeLuz and Julia Moniz; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations to St. Francis Hospice. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
RICHARD S. GAUDIA, 58, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 30, 2005. Born on Moloka'i. U.S. Army Vietnam War combat veteran; maintenance manager for Kilohana Apartments. Survived by daughters, Brandy Faria-Gaudia and Alexis; sons, Gerald "Kimo," Ryan "Kai" and Richard "Keoni"; hanai son, Danny Alconcel; 15 grandchildren; brother, Reuben; sisters, Olga Farias, Olivia Aquino, Olinda Kamakahi, Odella Nakanelua and Francine Pestana. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park; service noon; cremation to follow. Casual attire.
NORMA LEE KAWAILANI KAMA, 61, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 4, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Certified nurse's aide. Survived by husband, Edmund. Visitation 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
PATRICIA "PAT" TOMOE KONNO, 79, of Pearl City, died Sept. 2, 2005. Born in Kilauea, Kaua'i. An accomplished artist. Survived by husband, Larry; sons, Derrick and Jason; daughter, Brigit Konno; sister, Dorothy Kimura; granddaughters, Alanna and Stella. Visitation 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Andrew's Cathedral; service 4 p.m. Private burial. No flowers. Casual attire. Donations to the American Cancer Society or one's favorite charity. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
WALTER-JOHN VINCENT PETER KOZLOWSKI, 33, of Pukalani, Maui, died Sept. 4, 2005. Born in Hono-lulu. A plumber. Survived by ex-wife, Shari Watson; daughter, Taylor; mother, Renee Neal; father, Leo Sr.; brother, James Mercado; sisters, Karolotta-Ann Algono, Jamie-Lee Pedigo and Chilli-Rae Soon; grandfather, John Walker Neal Sr. Visitation 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 1 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
LAWRENCE "LARRY" BENJAMINE KUKONU, 58, of Honolulu, died Sept. 7, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A laborer for a construction company. Survived by wife, Beatrice; son, Lawrence Jr.; daughter, Ann Marie Toyofuku; brothers, Rodney "Toso" and Danny; sisters, Laura and Geraldine; two grandchildren. Scattering service 8 a.m. tomorrow at Kuhio Beach near the police station. Lei welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
WALTER SAU YUN LAI, 76, of Honolulu, died Sept. 6, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired college professor. Survived by wife, Pearl; son, Christopher; daughters, Lori Kwock, Rhonda Loo and Jade; a granddaughter; brothers, Henry and Richard; sisters, Alma Young, Ruby Young, Mabel Lau and Mildred Endrina. Visitation 10 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church; eulogy 11:15 a.m.; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
BRUCE LEE MATHIEU, 55, of Honolulu, died Sept. 6, 2005. Born in Minneapolis, Minn. A disabled veteran. Survived by wife, Mary; son, Joshua; mother, Vione. Graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
TOKUZO "TOKU" NISHIKAWA, 81, of Pearl City, died Aug. 26, 2005. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Survived by wife, Mieko; daughters, Debra Arakawa and Michele Iinuma; brothers, Shigenori, Tomeo and Larry; sister, Mitsuko Ishii; three grandsons; a granddaughter. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.
ISAO ONOYE, 96, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2005. Born in Kagawa-Ken, Japan. Retired warehouse supervisor for Shimaya Shoten. Survived by nephews and nieces. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JAMES IAKOPA PAHUKOA SR., 74, of Ha'iku, Maui, died Sept. 7, 2005. Born in Ha'iku. Retired automotive mechanic supervisor. Survived by wife, Phyllis; sons, James Jr. and Jeremiah; daughters, Jasmine Pahukoa and Cathy Sue Pahukoa-Malia; sisters, Sarah Douse, Wilhemina "Nani" Morgan and Flora Aquino; 10 grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
ARTHUR SHANNON PERKINS, 51, of Wai'anae, died Aug. 29, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A musician and 1972 graduate of Kamehameha Schools. Survived by brothers, Kurt Perkins, Duke and Troy Adams, Shannon "Boy" and Lloyd; sisters, Luciann Ezell, Noel Agcopra, Jacinta Del Rosario and Mahina Lorenell. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
ADAM PREGILL, 87, of Honolulu, died Sept. 4, 2005. Born in 'Aiea. Retired from Pearl Harbor. Survived by daughters, Lori Mitrulevich, Chantell Collins and Renee Valentine; brother, Edwin; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Graveside service 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
MARIANO ALCOS PURISIMA, 97, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 2, 2005. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Planting machine crewman for Ka'u Agribusiness Co. Survived by sons, Bing and Ernest; a granddaughter. Graveside service 10 a.m. today at Na'alehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
DOROTHY CAROL RING, 93, of Honolulu, died Sept. 3, 2005. Born in New York City. An active parishioner with Star of the Sea Catholic Church who hosted the Blessed Virgin Mary's Small Christian Community meetings at her home in Kahala. Mass 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church; scattering of ashes to follow fronting the Elks Club. No flowers. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
JAMES C. SADLER, 85, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2005. Born in Silver Point, Tenn. A retired U.S. Air Force colonel and retired professor emeritus. Survived by wife, Nannelle "Nancy"; sons, Jay and Glen; daughters, Tish Farish and Michelle Sadler. Committal service 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
FRANCES SUZUE SHIMAMOTO, 87, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2005. Born in Lawa'i, Kaua'i. Former owner of Roy's Trophy & Engraving. Survived by daughter, Amy Shimamoto; brother, Muneo Akaji; sister, Bernice Osborne; nieces, nephews and cousins. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
DONALD NOVITE SILVA, 73, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 1, 2005. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A heavy equipment operator at Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor. Survived by wife, Winona; sons, Daniel, Guy, Ernie, Clifford and Donald; daughters, Danette "Mahina," Punihana, Darnell and Debra; sisters, Dolores Dudoit, Elsie Daniels, Audrey Kahanu, Viola Spencer and Margaret White; 27 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROBERT K. SHOECRAFT, 90, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2005. Born in Ohio. Retired chief justice of the Trust Territory High Court of Micronesia. Retired Tuskegee Airman (U.S. Air Force). Survived by wife, Alice. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
DOLORES LARA SOKIN, 79, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 30, 2005. Born in Waipahu. Retired accounts receivable clerk. Survived by husband, Archie; sons, Aaron and Armand; seven grandchildren; brother, Benjamin Lara. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
DAVID GEORGE TEXEIRA SR., 83, of Puhi, Kaua'i, died Sept. 6, 2005. Born in Puhi. Water distributor for Lihu'e Plantation. Survived by wife, Dorothy; son, David Jr.; daughters, Donna Texeira and Shanlyne Resinto; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Billy; sisters, Gussie Souza, Beatrice Lang, Frances Getler and Dorothy Moura. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
ARLENE KAM NGO TOM, 80, of Honolulu, died Aug. 18, 2005. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Francis; sons, Douglas and Gary; daughters, Mona Tom and Susan Leong; seven grandchildren; brothers, Fred and Paul Chun; sister, Vicky Fong. Private service held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
ROSALIND HARUMI WADA, 83, of Mililani, died Aug. 29, 2005. Born in Kahuku. A member of Wahiawa Hongwanji. Survived by son, Dennis; daughters, Karen Flatt and Charlene Tarr; grandchild, Joey Flatt; sisters, Annie Muramoto, Ellen Iwahiro and Lorraine Arakaki; nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Doris Yamane. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
ROBERT KOON YAP YIM, 88, of Honolulu, died Aug. 26, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired city rights-of-way agent. Survived by wife, Jeanette; son, Bryson; daughters, Robynn, Alyson and Sue-Lynn; five grandsons; sister, Mew Gunn. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung Chinese Cemetery in Manoa. No flowers. Casual attire.