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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 13, 2006


Advertiser Staff

MELVIN JULIUS KALEOMOANA "MONA" APO, 75, of Wai'anae, died April 30, 2006. Born in Kahului, Maui. A former U.S. Army paratrooper retired from Hawaii Meat Co. Survived by wife, Angelina; daughter, Melvina Kanaha; stepsons, Lawrence, Matthew, Jona and Wade Mano; stepdaughters, Darylene Alboro and Regina Martin; sisters, Helen Bissen, Viola Apo Hanaike, Bathsheba Stevens and Nadine Apo; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, Cyrus and Elijah. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

JAN "CAMEL" BOND, 91, of Honolulu, died May 10, 2006. Born in Springfield, Ill. Community and church volunteer; instrumental in creating the family-owned Cinnamon's Restaurant in Kailua. Survived by son, Robin; daughters, Eugenie Stowe and Bonnie Nam; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life 5 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Nativity Church; private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Donations to Holy Nativity Church or St. Francis Hospice. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ALLEN H.K. CHANG, 86, of Kahuku, died May 1, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. Retired firefighter; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by brothers, Dr. Theodore, Calvin and Walter. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11 a.m.; inurnment 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers.

PAUL A. DEERY, 52, of Moorestown, N.J., formerly of Honolulu and Kula, Maui, died April 28, 2006. Senior engineer specializing in the capabilities of intelligence systems at Lockheed Martin Corp.; director of operations for the Pacific Disaster Center. Survived by daughter, Alena; sons, Michael, Kyle and Grady; mother, Katherina; father; James; two brothers; five sisters. Condolences to Deery family, 762 University Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602.

ALFRED DULAY, 77, of San Francisco, formerly of Honolulu, died April 21, 2006. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired engineer. Survived by brother, George; sister, Gertrude Pizarro. Visitation 6 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; Mass 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

JAMES "GABBY" BENJAMIN GOEAS, 82, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2006. A lineman retired from the City and County of Honolulu; a staff sergeant with the Hawaii National Guard. Survived by sons, James-Dean, Alan, Ezekiel and Malachi; daughters, Paulie-Ann Nakila and Terry-Ann Goeas; sisters, Eleanor DePonte and Jean Paresa. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers.

SANDRA McCOY GREENWELL, 60, of Captain Cook, Hawai'i, died May 11, 2006. Born in Altus, Okla. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Alan; daughter, Anne Pitts; brother, Kid-Steele; two granddaughters. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Church Episcopal, Kealakekua. No flowers. Donations to Kona Adult Day Center, P.O. Box 1360, Kealakekua, HI 96750 or Full Life, 79-7460 Mamalahoa Highway 3212, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

HENRY "HANK" E. GRIFFIN, 65, of Kane'ohe, died May 12, 2006. Born in California. A photographer. Survived by aunt, Betty Winstedt; cousins, Gloria Jacobson, Eugene Miller and Victoria Elizabeth Durand. No service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

TAKESHI HAYAKAWA, 80, of Glendale, Calif., died April 17, 2006. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Mechanical designer. Survived by brothers, Hisashi, Osamu and Kazuo; sisters, Fusae, Nancy, Helen Hamasaki and Jane Okazaki. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

WILLIAM KEAPO-LEHUA KAHAO JR., 53, of Wai'anae, died May 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Employed with Richard Lee Construction Co. and Trucking Service. Survived by wife, Brenda; daughters, Jaylyn and Gina; son, William III; mother, Beatrice; brothers, Wayne Hiwauli, Daniel and Rodney; sister, Laurie; nine grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

LEILANI MARGARET ITAMURA KALAAUKAHI, 72, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, George Kalaaukahi and James Itamura; daughters, LaVerne Potemra and Marian Racoma; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond Itamura. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

LAUREL GWEN ANN KAWAHAKUI, 57, of Waialua, died April 28, 2006. Born in Waialua. Survived by husband, Sterling; son, Sterling; daughters, Sheryl Almeida and Shianne; father, Joseph Lunasco; stepmother, Betty Lunasco; brother, Bradford Lunasco; sisters, Joanne Dzurik, Sharon Dolan and Pamela Theard; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

DEAN A. LEESON, 43, of Kailua, died April 12, 2006. Owner/operator of Dean's Towing. Survived by wife, Ruth; mother, Leanore. Service 9 a.m. next Saturday at Kailua Baptist Church. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

SCOTT "SCOTTY" EMERSON McCAUSLAND, 91, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2006. Born in Washington. Retired supervisor with the federal government. Survived by nieces. Private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

SAMUEL "STEAMBOAT" KAUA-AWA MOKUAHI JR., well-known Waikiki beachboy, died May 2, 2006. He was also a retired professional wrestler, outrigger canoe paddling coach and business owner. Survived by wife, Sheryll Smith; children, Samantha Moikeha, Sabrina and Micah Mokuahi, Mekea Leoiki, Kapena Mokuahi, Jessica Key and Mitchell Mokuahi; brothers, Bernie Ching, and Samson and Kevin Mokuahi; sister, Shannon Rakowski; 12 grandchildren. Visitation from 8 a.m. next Saturday at Maunalua Bay, Hawai'i Kai; service 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Bring canoes, OC 1's, paddles etc. Casual or dress attire. No wreaths. Lei welcome. Call 455-6365.

GERTRUDIS "TRUDIS" JACINTO MONTANO, 59, of 'Ewa Beach, died April 24, 2006. Born in Barangay 28, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Employed at Larry Jefts Farm. Survived by husband, Zacarias; daughters, Monica Rumbaoa, and Norieta and Irwina Montao; son, Oliver; four grandchildren; brothers, Lucio and Segundo Jacinto; sisters, Januaria Dela Cruz, Agustina Miguel, Julia Manuel and Adriana Garma. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines at a later date. Casual attire.

LILOA IRA NAKAMATSU, 28, died May 7, 2006. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. A 1996 Kamehameha Schools graduate. Survived by parents, Claron and Terri; brother, Kahai; grandparents, Yasu and Sue Nakamatsu and Clarence and Lydia Ludin. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. next Saturday at Breath of Life Christian Ministries, Lihu'e; service 11 a.m. Visitation also 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 2 at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel; service 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

EDWARD GENE NAONG, 42, of Mililani, died April 25, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. Active with St. John's Outreach. Survived by father, Edward; mother, Gloria Jumalon; sister, Remy; grandfather, Genoroso Jumalon; half-brother Aaron; half-sister, Naomi; stepmother, Helen. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

PETER KEVIN RICHARDS, 50, of Honolulu, died May 7, 2006. Born in Ohio. High school teacher. Survived by daughter, Makana; brothers, Paul, Perry and Patrick; sister, Sandy Harmon. Committal service 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

CARL W. TAPFER, 83, of 'Aiea, died May 8, 2006. Born in San Francisco. A major retired from the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Florence; son, Christopher; daughter, Carleen Jackson; stepdaughter, Cynthia Whaley and Connie Tadeo; stepson, Scott Farrier; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Timothy's Church; service 11 a.m. Committal service 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

RICHARD P. TOLLESON, 76, of Honolulu, died May 8, 2006. Born in Pomona, Calif. Owner of Pacific Trading. Survived by son, Richard; daughters, Linda Saaga, Marianne Hansen, Helen Christensen and Sylvia Morris; brothers, Charles, Edward and Fred; companion, Donna Goodman; 23 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Graveside service 9 a.m. Saturday at Laie Cemetery. Burial 9:30 a.m. with brunch to follow at Kekela (Kokololio) Beach Park. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.

BARBARA LEE VENDETTI, 72, of Kula, Maui, died May 9, 2006. Born in Baltimore. A seamstress. Survived by sons, Thomas and Frank; brother, Frank Beever; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

CECILIA AH MOY LEN WONG, 95, of Honolulu, died May 10, 2006. Born in Pearl City. Retired packer with Dole Cannery. Survived by sons, Richard, Wilfred, Robert and Stanley; daughter, Shirley Chock; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Katherine DeSilva. Visitation 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m.; entombment 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.