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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, February 19, 2007


 •  Columbia Inn's Bea Kaneshiro

Advertiser Staff

Services have been set for LESHAY KAHALAWAI MINA GUSMAN, 18, one of two Neighbor Island teens killed in Thursday's Kapa'a Quarry Road traffic accident. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. She was a Kamehameha Schools 2006 graduate and boarding student and au Ulu Pono Academy, Paul Mitchell Partner School of Cosmetology, student. Survived by father, Wesley; mother Berney Puha Valle; brothers, Avery Gusman and Tyson Valle; sister, Cassie Valle; grandparents, Paul and Irene Gusman; grandmother, Isabel Puha. Visitation 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at The Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel; memorial service 3:30 p.m. Kaua'i services pending. Omit flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu.

ANTONIA "TONI" MONTALBO ARIAL, 87, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 9, 2007. Born in Hale'iwa. Proprietor of Keiki Kula Nursery. Survived by son, Wilbert; daughters, Josephine Noll and Eleanor Ching; brothers, Charlie, Herbert and Albert Montalbo; sisters, Matilda Plouffe; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Waipi'o; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.

ANTONIO "TONY" GABRIEL DELA CRUZ, 92, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 1, 2007. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired machinist with more than 30 years of federal civil service, naval undersea warfare engineering station detachment, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Evelina "Eve" Jacinto Dela Cruz; sons, Edward "Eddie," Donald "Don," Francis, Gerard "Chico" and Anthony Nathan; daughter, Jean Knowles; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Irineo; caregiver/granddaughter-in-law, Jeannette Kupahu Dela Cruz. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady Of Sorrows Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary, Waipi'o.

MADELEINE "MIMI" ROACH DONNELL, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2007. Born in Chateauroux, France. Survived by brothers, Philip Roach Jr. and Dick Roach. Cemetery committal service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park mausoleum. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

SHIGEO "SHIGE" ALLYN HIGA, 84, of Pearl City, died Feb. 11, 2007. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired Pacific Concrete and Rock Co. expediter and World War II member of Company F of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Rose; sons, Melvin and Gordon; daughters, Amy and Doreen Higa, and Deanna Gutierrez; stepson, Henry Kim; stepdaughters, Joanna Cook, Cathie Ng and Patricia Kageno; seven grandchildren; brother, Richard; sisters, Beatrice Miyashiro and Yoshiko Ishikawa. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, service 10 a.m. No flowers, Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

DALLAS "BIG D" "COWBOY" HOWARD HIMO, 75, of Pearl City, died Feb. 10, 2007. Born in Two Harbor, Minn. Retired Iron Worker, Local 395 and Local 625. Survived by wife, Filipina "Emily" Pontanilla Himo; sons, Cary, Duane, Mark and Astean; daughters, Becky Himo, Sonja Sams, Gwendolin Luzzi, Paula Dunn and Kimberly Castillo; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Lou. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

MARY CORENEVSKY KAHANANUI, 90, of Honolulu, died Feb. 8, 2007. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Retired Honolulu Iron Works office clerk. Survived by sister, Olga Bergmann; brother, James Corenevsky; caregiver, Lynnette Leger; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephens Church; service 6 p.m. Burial 9 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

BEATRICE SADAKO (MENOKANAGUSUKU) KANESHIRO, 83, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 2007. Born in Kunia; raised in Wai'anae. Retired co-owner of Columbia Inn-Kapi'olani. Survived by sons, Gene, Dennis and Norman; three grandchildren; brothers, Jason and Ernest Maeshiro; sister, Mildred Teruya. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MABEL DOLIM MEYER, 97, of Hawai'i Kai and Kamuela, Hawai'i, died February 17, 2007. Born on Maui. Retired elementary schoolteacher at Laupahoehoe, Honoka'a and Pa'auhau elementary schools. Survived by son, Phillip; daughter, Annarie Shallenberger; brother, Henry Dolim; sisters, Lydia Tavares and Olive Rodrigues; two grandsons. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honoka'a; memorial Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawai'i.

ALFRED CASTILLO PERALTA, 85, of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 2007. Born in Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Ilikai Hotel housekeeper. Survived by wife, Dolores; sons, Ernest Jr., Jose, Peter and Nelson Peralta, and Oscar Sagucio; daughters, Delphine Shea, Adelina Enriquez and Aurora Raposas; 20 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; sister, Mercedes Peralta Dela Cruz. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park.

ROY TSUGUO YAMASAKI, 72, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired Dollar Rent A Car employee. Survived by wife, Maureen; children, Colleen, Kevin and Lisa; one grandson, Makana; brother, Thomas "Bones"; sister, Gail Nitta. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church, 'Aina Haina; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ESMENIO VIERNES ZUNIGA, 86, of Waipahu, died Jan. 22, 2007. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by children, Cristina Agnir, David, Gerardo, Pedro and Dante; brother, Regino Agpaoa; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipi'o; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.