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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 30, 2006


Advertiser Staff

SEVERINO AMOLATO JR., 72, of Ocean View, Hawai'i, died March 7, 2006. Born in Pahala, Hawai'i. Truck driver for Take's Transportation. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Lloyd, Jay, Carl, Alexander and Cyruss; stepsons, James Avanilla, and Jaime and Timothy Fernandez; stepdaughters, Jeanette Thomas and Tanya Mattson; brothers, William, Alvin and Abraham; sister, Jesse Marks; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Laupahoehoe Point; service 10 a.m.; scattering of ashes at a later date. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

ERNEST PASCUA ARMAS, 61, of 'Aiea, died March 13, 2006. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired pipefitter foreman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Works Center with 30 years of service. Survived by wife, Rosie; daughters, Rosemarie Armas-Mendez, Cynthia and Melissa; brothers, Quirino, Joaquin, Rodrigo and Artemio; sisters, Felicidad Aguilar, Rosita Lorenzo and Rufina Pascua. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

MICHAEL DAVID ARNOLD, 22, of Carterville, Ill., died March 21, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A student at John A. Logan College. Survived by parents, Ty and Susan; brother, Roger Alvarico; sister, Anela Tory; grandparents, Richard and Mary Arnold and Janet Hilton. Visitation noon Saturday at Trinity Church, Kailua; service 1 p.m. Donations to U.S. Veterans Initiative, P.O. Box 75329, Kapolei, HI 96707 or bring donation to the church. Arrangements by Meredith Funeral Home, Carbondale, Ill.

BARNEY "BONING" CAMEROS, 76, of Wahiawa, died March 9, 2006. Born in Kahuku. Former lab analyst at Kahuku Sugar Mill; groundskeeper supervisor at Kahuku Golf Course. Survived by wife, Roselle; sons, Carl "Tinsley", Radford "Boy" and Craig "Dan"; daughters, Trophine "Girlie" Nuuhiwa and Leila "Leil"; brothers, Cris, Inocenico "Baye" and Rustitutu; sisters, Vicenta Baisac and Loretta; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

MING CHENG, 87, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 25, 2006. Born in China. Retired chef. Survived by wife, So Chun; sons, Peter, Raymond and Julio; daughters, Yan Lung and Genia Garcia; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

RENIE BACTAT GUERRERO, 68, of Honolulu, died March 20, 2006. Born in the Philippines. Self-employed tax preparer. Survived by son, Ronald; daughters, Rosemary Cadalzo and Joy Guerrero-Fanien; seven grandchildren; mother, Enriqueta Rubio; brothers, Dominador Jr., Daniel, Derwin and Dodgie Rubio; sisters, Luz Jose, Rachel and Ruth Rubio. Visitation 6 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

WYNONA "NONI" HALDEMAN, 86, of Waikele, died March 23, 2006. Born in Saskatoon, Canada. Survived by son, Ron; daughter, Launa Love; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

GREGORY ALAN JACKSON, 55, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 16, 2006. Born in Oregon. Retired warehouseman for a medical supply company. Survived by mother, Margaret; brother, Dennis; two nieces; two nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

ELEANOR SACHIKO KANEKO, 76, of Honolulu, died March 22, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired bookkeeper for U.S.G. Realty. Survived by sons, Wayne and Scott; daughter, Wendy Ann Kuwahara; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Yoon. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

LIONEL J. KANESHIRO, 87, of Ho-nolulu, died Jan. 30, 2006. Born on Maui. A courtesy clerk retired from Chun Hoon Super Market. Survived by sons, Ronald and Paul; daughters, Bernice Ishita and Kathleen Kaneshiro; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Jiyoji, Masa and Shigeru. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

LORRAINE O'BRIEN MUSSETT, 87, died March 24, 2006. Born in Ho-nolulu. Attended Punahou School. Survived by husband, William; sons, William Jr. and Thomas; daughter, Michelle; grandchildren, Andrew, Niki, Kelli, Christopher, Mary and Melissa. Service to be held in April. Burial to be on O'ahu. Memorial donations to a favorite charity.

THANH NGUYEN, 75, of Honolulu, died March 23, 2006. Born in Vietnam. Registered nurse in Vietnam. Survived by sons, Phuoc, Quy and Phu; daughters, Hanh, Tri, Duong, Hue, Tho, Huong and Buddhist nun Vien Nghiep; 20 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Pho Van and Khue Van; sisters Tu Thi and Dao Thi. Visitation 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; Vietnamese Buddhist service; cremation to follow.

FELIPE A. PUNO, 42, of Kihei, Maui, died March 27, 2006. Born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A sales associate at Endangered Species. Survived by sisters, Angelita Tenorio, Francisca Rumbaoa and Celia Mendoza; brothers, Vicente, Leonardo, Ben and Manuel. Visitation 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Saint Theresa Church, Kihei; Mass 8 p.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

VERNON TORAO TOMITA, 79, of Mililani, died March 20, 2006. A computer operator retired from the Department of Accounting and General Services and the Department of Labor. Survived by daughters, Elinor Tato and Verna Oda; brother, William. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SKYLAR NICOLE TSURUDA, infant daughter of Paul Tsuruda and Michelle Tesoro Tsuruda, died March 12, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by brother, Joseph; grandparents, Lawrence Tsuruda, Margaret Tsuruda, Dr. Richard Tesoro and Adele Tesoro. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

PEGGY HIROKO YORITA, 82, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Educator with the University of Hawai'i-Hilo. Survived by brothers, George and Harold; sister, Margaret Oshita. Private service. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.