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ALBERT "KOKO" AH LOY, 89, of Honolulu, died Dec. 10, 2006. Born in Kaupo, Maui. A retired state tax map office clerk. Survived by brothers, Valentine and Donald Ah Loy and Charles Kahaleauki; sisters, Lucille Perreira, Janet Kamana'o and Barbara Umiamaka. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
ANITA LEILANI CHUN, 82, of Los Angeles, formerly of Honolulu, died Dec. 9, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by sister, Rowena Chun. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
MARYLOU GOUVEIA BEAN, 72, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Dec. 13, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired school teacher at Laupahoehoe High School, Ka'u High School, Waiakea Intermediate School, Hilo High School and Ko-nawaena High School. Survived by husband, Robert; daughter, Emilou Alves; sons, George, Charles and Ross; brother, Anthony Gouveia; sisters, Pauline Amarino and Jo Ann Zembiec; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kailua, Kona; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Kona Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Kona.
JANICE EILEEN CHILDERS, 91, of Hau'ula, died Nov. 12, 2006. Born in Indiana. Retired teacher in Kokomo, Ind. Survived by daughter, Susan Slain. No service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
BERNARDO SERVILLO TACUD DIGA, 53, of Honolulu, died Dec. 5, 2006. Born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Ludy; daughters, Loi and Nova; parents, Salvador and Nenita; brothers, Arnold, Charlie, Diomedes and Emmanuel. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi; Mass 10 a.m.
LORAINE MONTERO ELBAO, 63, of Texas, died Dec. 7, 2006. Born in Waipahu. Retired civil service employee with 38 years of service. Survived by husband, Jose Sr.; daughters, Millicent and Lakelani; son, Jose Jr.; parents, Servatio and Milli Montero; brothers, Gary, Michael and Dominic; sisters, Joyce and Mackie; three grandchildren. Mainland service. Interment today at Duncan Cemetery, Flour Bluff, Texas. Arrangements by Guardian Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Corpus Christi, Texas.
OM FOLGER, 34, of Kalapana, Hawai'i, died Dec. 12, 2006. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico. Schoolteacher; Waikiki surf instructor with Hans Heildman. Survived by parents, Robert "Bobu" and Joya; sister, Shakti; girlfriend, Keely Van Brook. Visitation 1 p.m. tomorrow at Homelani Crematory chapel. Celebration of his life will be held on his birthday in February 2007. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
DOROTHY H.S. HO, 90, of Honolulu, died Dec. 3, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Ronald; daughter, Rosella Kammy Lampe; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 1:15 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MISUE ISHIDA, 86, of Numila, Kaua'i, died Dec. 12, 2006. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Toshio; son, Wendel; daughters, Gwen Teragawa and Lyndel Chikahiro; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Sueko Kawane. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. tomorrow at Hanapepe Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji; service 4 p.m. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
WALTER WILLIAM JARDINE JR., 77, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Dec. 9, 2006. Born in Kuka'iau, Hawai'i. Retired heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local No. 3. Survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Alan, Walter Jr. and Daniel; daughters, Fela, Linda Paragoso, Stephanie Kahai, Bernadine Baiza and Faelyn; stepsons, Herbert and John Troche; stepdaughter, Rose Troche; brothers, Milton Moralino and Alexander "Pepe" Costa; sister, Irene Lopez; 14 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Church On A Sure Foundation, Puna; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
PRISCILLA KAILI, 58, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2006. Born in Bacolod City, Philippines. Survived by sons, Henry Sypongco, Federico and Joey Kaili; daughter, Lesley; brothers, Rufino, Roberto, Mario and Jose Paglinawan; sister, Virginia Panoncillo; a grandchild. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
MELVYN RIKIO KOCHI, 63, of Waipahu, died Dec. 6, 2006. Born in Waipahu. Survived by mother, Betsy; daughter, Sheryl; sisters, Patricia Shiroma and Janice Aiona. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
ESTHER YUK MOY MAU, 88, of Honolulu, died Nov. 30, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Esther's Beauty Shop. Survived by son, Philip; brother, Morris Heu; sisters, Helen Ing, Bertha Ho, Frances Onaga, Ruby Choy, Charlotte Sue, Cornelia Tahara, Marilyn Law and Sylvia Carruthers; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
SHIGEO NISHIURA, 90, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 3, 2006. Born in Kapoho, Hawai'i. Retired laundry manager for the former Hilo Hospital. Survived by wife, Matsue; son, George; daughter, Lillian Jackstadt; brothers, Ichiro, Yoshio and Hideo; sisters, Mildred Nakanishi, Satsuki Sato, Kikuyo Kawakami, Takako Desaki and Sadako Aburamen. Private service. No flowers. No koden. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
ALFRED D. ORDONEZ, 71, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 29, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A director at Aloha Health Care and shop supervisor at Dole Packaged Foods. Survived by wife, Irene; sons, Peter and Allan; daughters, Sharon Lee, Terry Ann Richter and Sandra Tsujimura; five grandchildren; brothers, Frank, Fernando and Filomeno; sisters, Consuelo "Connie" Vegara and Adele Douglass. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church, Kane'ohe; Mass 11:45 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
FRANCISCO SOMERA PAGAY, 65, of Wai'anae, died Dec. 5, 2006. Born in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired agricultural research technician for University of Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Gloria; daughter, Rhodora; father, Rosario; sister, Rowena Gaad; brothers, Alfredo and Pedro; granddaughter, Siobhan Neeson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6:45 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
SEIULI TAUFUAINA PELE POTI, 68, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 30, 2006. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. A 4th Degree member of The Knights of Columbus and Parish Pioneer honored by the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu for his services. Survived by wife, Katalina; sons, Steven, Leo and Thomas; daughters, Utufa'asili McDermott and Carolyne Papalii; nine grandchildren; brothers, Jones and Telefoni Aumua. Visitation 9 a.m. today at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MARILYN MAGA RICHARDS, 31, of Honolulu, died Dec. 6, 2006. Born in Honolulu. An accountant for Polynesian Adventure Tours. Survived by parents, Moasamoa and Tavita Hunt; brothers, Faimalopule and David Hunt; sisters, Mary Savusa, Asiasiga Lautalo and Moasamoa Hunt. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua Ward; service 10 to 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at La'ie Cemetery. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
PAUL "LODI" SILVIS, 36, of Waialua, died Oct. 6, 2006. Born in Kailua. Survived by son, Cody "Kodi"; sister, Anika "Kahea"; nephews; Kenneth, Nicholas and Fernando; nieces, Suzseana, Crystalyn Monchie, Destiny and Miciana. Service noon Sunday at Waimanalo Kanaha Shriners Beach Park; scattering of ashes 1 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
HILARIO CASUGA TADIARCA, 87, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 3, 2006. Born in the Philippines. A retired hospital storeroom clerk at St. Francis Hospital, Liliha. Survived by wife, Catalina; sons, Hilario Jr., Renato and Trifon; daughters, Lydia Kocher, Marilou and Thelma; three grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 12 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
MELANIO AFAGA VENTURA SR., 77, of Kapa'au, Hawai'i, died Dec. 7, 2006. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Nursery worker for Hawaiian Foliage. Survived by wife, Gregoria; sons, Remy, Max, Jay and Juan; daughters, Filomena Afaga and Arlynn Cubangbang; brother, Florentino; 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
DORA L.O. LEE YOUNG, 85, of Honolulu, died Dec. 4, 2006. Survived by sons, Herbert, Jonathan, Gale and Alexander; daughters, Bernadette Tokunaga and Raynette Carpenter; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four brothers and sisters. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick Church; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.