Flag indicates service in the U.S. armed forces
LIONEL HOOK HON AWAI, 85, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 20, 2007. Born in North Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired dental lab technician. Survived by wife, Kathleen; daughters, Stephanie Awai-Noguchi and Melanie Awai-Higa; son, Darryl; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
CLIFFORD WAH JUN CHANG, 69, of Honolulu, died Oct. 15, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Chemistry professor emeritus retired from University of West Florida. Survived by mother, Kam Hung Lee Chang; brothers, Geoffrey, Dennis and Milton; sisters, Sylvia Goo and Amy Guigui. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; private burial at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.
JULIANA "NOMER" CASTRO DECIERDO, 74, of Kapolei, died Oct. 20, 2007. Born in Camotes, Cebu, Philippines. Survived by husband, Alfredo Sr.; sons, Fidel, Nestor, Jovito and Alfredo Jr.; daughters, Marylyn Silva, Araceli Marzado, Dulce and Alicia; 15 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brother, Rogelio Garciano. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
FIATAGATA FAAIFO, 56, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 6, 2007. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Survived by sons, Talagi, Pati, Kolani, Malesala and Talele Mika and Saitia Faafio; daughters, Maheleone Vaoalii and Tiresa Hanohano; mother, Tiresa Masaniai Brown; brother, Kolani Brown; sisters, Fiasili Paolo, Maima Brown, May Leaga, Amy White, and Aufia; 31 grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship Church; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
BARBARA R. FEJERAN, also known as BARBARA R. NAKAMA, 64, of Honolulu, died Nov. 11, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Cindy Lau, Tracey Sakuma, Candace Sakuma and Christie; stepson, Frank; stepdaughter, Anna; 12 grandchildren; father, Calvin "Megs" Nakama; brothers, Fred, Daryll and Cullen Nakama. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
CLAYTON JOHN "HAWAIIAN COWBOY" HAUMEA, 62, of Pearl City, died Oct. 28, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Survived by mother of his children, Theresa Kauhane; daughters, Charmaine, Natascha and Jillianne; son, Cy; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
KAYE H. JAMES, 92, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died Nov. 15, 2007. Born in Chicago. Owner of her own travel agency in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Nancy La Voise; son, Roy La Voise; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by A.M. Gamby Funeral Home, Lomita, Calif.
ETHEL SEN LOOK, 79, of Kapolei, died Nov. 13, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Labor Department clerk. Survived by son, Steven; daughter, Lorna Look-Tamayo; three grandchildren; brothers, Mannfred and Edward Sen; sisters, Gladys Kam, Sadie Choy and Stella Goo. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; private burial. Aloha attire.
ABRAHAM "ABE" PASION MARCELINO, 72, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 26, 2007. Born in Barangay, Peralta, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Emilia; sons, Alden and Romel; daughters, Chona Hata and Melissa Calma; brothers, Mariano, Roque and Felipe; sister, Beatriz Gutierrez; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
ANGELINA DEL CAMPO MERCADO, 69, of Honolulu, died Nov. 13, 2007. Born in Manila, Philippines. Retired McInerny and Sears seamtress. Survived by son, Jose Mari; brothers, Joey and Fernando; sisters, Asuncion, Rosario Bautista and Milagros. Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the First Assembly of God; service 6:30 p.m.; inurnment at a later date in the Philippines. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
STEPHEN HIROSHI MIYAGAWA, 78, of Chicago, died Nov. 16, 2007. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Retired from Edgewater Hospital; blinded Korean War veteran; Purple Heart recipient. Survived by son, Stephen-Alan; daughter, Dawna-Jeri; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; brother, Randy; sisters, Jane Yoshizumi and Betty Fukushima. Visitation 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at Lakeview Funeral Home, 1458 W Belmont Avenue, Chicago; service 7:30 p.m. No flowers. Donations to the Blind Service Association, 17 N. State St., Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60602-3510 Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
STEPHEN WILLIAM MOOZ, 50, of Kihei, Maui, died Nov. 9, 2007. Born in Staten Island, N.D. Self-employed home inspector. Survived by parents, Harold and Constance Heldman Mooz, Beatrice and Steve Goodere; sisters, Elizabeth Geeslin and Carolyn. Service held. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
JENNY T. NAKAMOTO, 66, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 8, 2007. Born in Honolulu. School teacher; co-owner of Bayside Chevron Service, Inc. Survived by son, Joel; mother, Dorothy Mayeda; brother, Peter Okutani; stepbrothers, Steven, Glenn and Wayne Mayeda; stepsisters, Loreli Eberhardt and Faye Young; two grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). No flowers. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
MASATOSHI "MASA" NONAKA, 83, of Lawa'i, Kaua'i, died Nov. 15, 2007. Born in Mana, Kaua'i. State Regulatory Department Examiner; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Warren; daughters, Gwen Bueter and Sharon; three grandchildren; brothers, Iwao, Frank and Paul; sister, Helen Uyeno and Clara McCollum. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery pavilion; inurnment to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
ALEJANDRINO "ANDY" RAPANUT RAGASA, 83, of 'Oma'o, Kaua'i, formerly of Kohala, Hawai'i, died Nov. 4, 2007. Born in Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired licensed practical nurse at Kohala Hospital. Survived by daughters, Patricia Defiesta, Joanne Strohlin and Josephine Ramos; sons, Andy Jr. and Crisanto; sisters, Marcelina Racca, Enriqueta and Hipolita; brother, Joaquin; 12 grandchildren; three great grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
HELEN SHIU YING SIU, 76, of Honolulu, died Nov. 7, 2007. Born in Canton, China. Retired Hyatt Regency Waikiki housekeeper. Survived by husband, Kai Hung; sons, Henry and Kelly; daughters, Elaine Lum, Marian and Mary Daos; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JOHN FREDERIC STAPLETON, 73, of Honolulu and San Francisco, died Nov. 13, 2007. Born in Bridgeport, Conn. Employed by C. Brewer as the Hilo Plantation manager; founder of Stapleton and Associates, one of the largest real estate companies in Hawai'i; founder of the John F. Stapleton School of Real Estate; co-authored The Complete Real Estate Math Book. Survived by wife, Beryl Aoki Ono; daughter Dagny; son, Beau; brother, William. Celebration of life 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Pacific Club.
PETRONILO BALLESTEROS VIERNES, 85, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 11, 2007. Born in Jones, Isabella, Philippines. Survived by wife, Encarnacion "Sion;" sons, Virgelio and Freddie; daughters, Cresencia Borroneo, Lolita Raquipo, Gloria Ocbana, Terisita Julian, Virginia Binluan, Fenita Labitoria, Josephine Baines and Chita Recaido; sister, Fausta Barit; 57 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John The Baptist Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
WINSTON TSUTOMU WATANABE, 84, of Kahului, Maui, died Nov. 11, 2007. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Self-employed realtor. Survived by wife, Midori; son, Neil; sister, Ellen Kasai. Private service held. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
ITSUKO YAMAMOTO, 90, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, formerly of Kamuela, Hawai'i, died Nov. 10, 2007. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Homemaker. Survived by son, Ronald; daughters, Helen Orikasa, Bernice Hiraoka and Carol Kukahiko; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Ichisaburo Nakamura. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kamuela Hongwanji; service 11:30 a.m. Interment 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
HIROKO "T." YAMASHITA, 77, of Ha'iku, Maui, died Nov. 11, 2007. Born in Kyoto, Japan. Sales Clerk at Shirokiya. Survived by daughters, Terry Nagasawa, Sherry Ching and Sandy; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Service held. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.