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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 3, 2006


 •  Retired justice Yoshimi Hayashi

Advertiser Staff

MICHAEL DAVID ABELL, 46, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died April 29, 2006. Born in San Jose, Calif. A carpenter. Survived by wife, Lisa; children, Ty Ragudo, Kristen Kaauwai, Maile-Marie Abell, Tasha Kaauwai and Michael Abell; a granddaughter; mother, Faye Davis; brothers, Ron and Rick; sister, Sheri Bonsell. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church; service 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

MARCELLA ALAVADO CANTOR, 82, of Captain Cook, Hawai'i, died April 25, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker and member of St. John's Catholic Church. Survived by daughters, Harriet Marquina and Dolly Primacio; sons, Andrew Cantor, Anthony Minan-Cantor and Edwin Cantor; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Catholic Church, Kealakekua; Mass 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual or Hawaiian attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

RUBY AU CHONG, 68, of 'Aiea, died April 25, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired state data entry operator. Survived by husband, William; sons, Kevin and Brian; daughter, Pamela; four grandchildren; brother, Benton Au; sisters, Charlotte Pang and Noreen Jesse. Visitation 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 1:15 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

LAUREA "GLORIA" DOROTHY DANIELS, 81, of Lahaina, Maui, died May 1, 2006. Born in Worcester, Mass. A homemaker. Survived by son, William "Pili" Sundin; hanai son, P.J. Barone. Service pending. Donations to Hale Makua Kahului, 472 Kaulana, Kahului, HI 96732. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

EDWARD DELOS SANTOS SR., 68, of Honolulu, died April 3, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Loretta; son, Edward Jr.; daughters, Lorena Blancaflor, Roxane, Edwina, Lori Daquip and Leslie Rosa; brother, Alfred; sisters, Leonora Quartero and Conchita Lizares; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

EPEPANIO "RICHARD" ENHADA, 64, of Kapolei, died April 16, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired Clinical Laboratory courier. Survived by son, Kevin; daughter, Kayleen Balidoy; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Mercy Guia and Dolores Villafuerte. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m.; committal service 10 a.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

LILLIAN DeLEON FIGEROA, 89, died April 21, 2006. Born in Kalaheo, Kaua'i. Survived by daughter, Margaret Guzman; sons, Antone, Donald and Robert; sisters, Dominga Figueroa, Theresa Zurcher and Mary Morris; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Mountain View Mortuary, Reno, Nev.

SATOSHI FURUYA, 83, of Mililani, died April 18, 2006. Born in Ho-noka'a, Hawai'i. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard planner estimator; and veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Dorothy; daughters, Karen Luke and Doreen Murakami; four grandchildren; brothers, Richard and Raymond; sisters, Doris Furuya and Mildred Higuchi. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

HELEN YOSHIKO HIGA, 92, of Wahiawa, died April 21, 2006. Born in Honoka'a, Hawai'i. Retired hotel housekeeper. Survived by sons, Roy and Wayne; daughters, Cornelia Sakamoto and Yvonne Waki; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Jane Chung and Betsy Fukunaga. Visitation 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

KYLE NAMAKAOKALANI YOSHIO KATAOKA, 19, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died April 27, 2006. Born in Hilo. Cook at Seaside Restaurant, Hilo. Survived by parents Karl "Blackie" and Elizabeth; brother, Kelson; sister, Alyssa-Joy; grandparents, Pearl Lueftner, and Ernest and Elizabeth "Maile" Akimseu; great-grandmother, Helen Otani. Visitation 8 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, Cultural Hall; service 11 a.m. in church chapel; burial to follow in 'Alae Cemetery, Mormon Section. Casual attire.

MELVIN "BUTCHE" GLENN MASON SR., 60, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 27, 2006. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Former employee of Hamakua Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Mathilda Noelani Batalona-Mason; daughters, Maile Guss, Miequel White, Mairice Johnson and Maehkyne; sons, Melvin and Myrsen; 13 grandchildren; 54 hanai children; brothers, Charles, Richard and Abraham Mahuna; sisters, Margaret Yunigues, Nora Tanaka, Elizabeth Lee Loy, Ethel Mahi, Mildred Kanakanui and Lois Herron; Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honoka'a Ward. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 10 a.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

LAURA EULALIA NOBRIGA, 92, of Honolulu, died April 30, 2006. Born in Waihe'e, Maui. A homemaker and member of Laimi Senior Citizens. Survived by niece, Terrie Easley; sisters, Georgina Sparks, Sylvia Amaral, Mary Jo Meyers and Cecilia Wholey. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen's Church; service 10:30 a.m.; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 3 p.m. at Hawaii Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

TADASHI "STONEY" OTSU, 84, of Kahului, Maui, died April 28, 2006. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Retired payroll supervisor at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Lorrayne; sons, Eugene and Lane; brothers, Edward and Francis; sisters, Edna Hikichi, Betsy Sakaki, Evelyn Lang, Judy Zmitravich, Helen Ogata and Charlotte Kunihiro; four grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission; inurnment at Kahului Hongwanji Mission at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

EDYTHE KAPUAOKAOHELO PAOA, 70, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 23, 2006. Born in Kalia, Waikiki. Retired Ka'anapali Shores housekeeper. Survived by brothers-in-law, Nelson Ledward and Keola Kahapea; sister-in-law, Pua. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery; service 10 a.m.; inurnment to follow. Aloha attire.

GEORGE SOMALPONC, 70, of Makaweli, Kaua'i, died April 30, 2006. Born on Kaua'i. An irrigator. Survived by wife, Gloria; daughters, Carmela Rapadas, Alverna and Melissa; son, Allan; brother, Richard Peralta; sister, Tina Caballero; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa's Church, Kekaha; Mass 11 a.m. Burial at Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

JUANA B. UDAUNDO, 77, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died April 23, 2006. Born in Paayas Burgos Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughters, Trinidad Garalde, Leonida Alpapara, Norma Thomas and Edelia Edurise; sons, Romeo, Dionisio and Juan; sister, Marcela Guillermo; 35 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa; service 7:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire.

JOVITO CABINTE VILORIA, 64, of Kahului, Maui, died April 22, 2006. Born in the Philippines. Worked in the power plant at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Lorraine; sons, Moku Buchanan and Christopher; daughters, Yolanda Castillo and Elizabeth Hoe; brothers, Emiliano and Adelfo; sisters, Sayong and Sandy; father, Alfredo; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

FRANK "CISCO" MAGAOAY VISITACION, 98, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 1, 2006. Born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired planting machine crewman for Mauna Kea Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Magdalena "Maggie"; daughters, Annabelle Barte and Dr. Frances Ong; son, John; four grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, Hilo; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.