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CHRISTINA R. CHING, 91, of Honolulu, died Nov. 23, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired Kam Garment Manufacturing Co. presser. Survived by son, Peter Jr,; daughters, Leona Ching and Betty Lou Kala; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; caregivers, Danta and Minda Valdez. Graveside services 10 a.m. Saturday Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
WILLIAM EDWARD FUCHSBERGER, 75, of 'Aiea., died Nov. 14, 2006. Born in Dayton, Ohio. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Public Works Center, supervisor and Kunia Tunnel electrician. Survived by son, William Jr.; daughter, Geraldine "Gerry" Kubo; granddaughter, Alyssa; brothers, Chester "Corky," Jim and David. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. Casual attire.
FELICIANA GERONIMO, 76, of Kaumakani, Kaua'i, died Nov. 15, 2006. Born in Batangas, Philippines. A housewife. Survived by husband, Teodorico; sons, Delfin, Justino, Vereno and Marcial; daughters, Norma Del Rosario, Angeles Alonzo, Josephine and Juanita Tabilisima; 25 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Felipa Custodio. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Aloha attire.
FLORENCE K.Y. IHA, 77, of Honolulu, died Nov. 15, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Harry; daughters, Darlene Iha-Brown and Jerilyn Higashide; brother Frank Ng; sister Mary Ng. Visitation 10 a.m to noon Sunday; service noon. Burial 10 a.m. Dec. 4 at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LOUIS "KOA" KANEKOA IRVINE JR., 84, of 'Ainaloa, Hawai'i., died Nov. 21, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired Tropics Lanai Restaurant manager and retired general contractor. Survived by wife, Takako; brothers, Clinton, Douglas, Ralph, Allan, Oswald and Anthony; sisters, Winona Rapoza, Mildred Morte, Dorothy Napoleon, Kehaulani Kea and Juanita Kaanohi. Visitation 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pahoa Ward, Orchidland; service at 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery #2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
MARTA ACIERTO LACISTE, 101, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 9, 2006. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughter, Estrella Yanuaria; son, Flor; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
RAY EDWARD LAKE, 76, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Nov. 15, 2006. Born in Wilmington, Del. Retired from the U.S. Navy and Civil Air Patrol. Survived by wife, Nancy; daughters, Debby Jo Clemons and Diane Lecompte; sons, Stephen and Bruce; sister, Barbara Brynes; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo, Hawai'i.
HENRY SEIHO NAGO, 91, of Honolulu, died Oct. 23, 2006. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Retired Hawai'i Battery Inc. co-owner. Survived by wife, Beatrice; sons, Norman and Dennis; two grandchildren; brother, Donald; sisters, Nancy Hirakawa and Kimie Isa. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ARTHUR ORNELLAS SR., 75, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 4, 2006. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Retired truck driver for the state Department of Transportation. Survived by daughters, Cynthia Ann Mundon, Christine Gonsalves and Yvonne Fujita; son, Arthur Jr.; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Jr.; sisters, Emely Villegas and Dorothy Kiek. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, service 11 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
ELENA SIAZON SAPLA, 88, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 12, 2006. Born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired care home operator. Survived by son, Cresencio; sisters, Felipa Valle and Flora Dela Cruz; brother, Eduardo Siazon; two grandsons. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park.
WESLEY HIROSHI TAKARA, 74, of San Francisco, died Oct. 13, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired California state engineer. Survived by brother, Richard; sister, Mildred. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
KUNIMITSU "KUNI" TAMAI, 91, of Honolulu, died Oct. 28, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Sharon Ikeda; grandchild, Jewell Ikeda. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
KANEKO TAURA, 90, of Pearl City, died Nov. 19, 2006. Born in Hawi, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Ralph, Milton and Gerald; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Chiyo Azuma. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ROSLYN ALAMEIDA VAN ZYLE, 61, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Waimea Valley Audubon Center associate director; National Audubon Society, director of field support, centers and education; and Hawai'i Nature Center marketing director. Survived by husband, Daniel; parents, Bill and Lorraine Alameida; brother, Will Alameida; sisters, Pamela Princenthal and Darlene Strickland. Visitation noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church; service 1:15 p.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers; donations to Waimea Valley Audubon Center, 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Hale'iwa, HI 96712. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.