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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, October 12, 2007


Advertiser Staff

KENNETH TOSHIO AKAHIJI, 82, of Honolulu, died Sept. 25, 2007. Born in Hawai'i. Toshiba salesman. Survived by son, Len Yokoyama; daughters, Evelyn Kanekoa and Lee Balcita; three grandchildren; sister, Yoshiko Adaniya. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

JULIAN GARCIA APILADA, 101, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 29, 2007. Born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired Honolulu Painting Co. painter; member of Brotherhood of Painter Decorators. Survived by sons, Dennis Apilada, Harold and David Abellira; daughters, Beatrice Alfonso and Katherine Swavely; sole caregiver/grandson, Gabriel; 26 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

BRAYDEN LEILEHUA KAULANAKOUINOA APOLO, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 1, 2007. Born in Kailua, Kona. Survived by mother, Stephanie Tarpley; father, Sonny Apolo; brothers, Bryant Moniz, Bryson and Bronston; sister, Sonnette. Private service. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawai'i.

NORENE DOLORES RODGERS BOYER, 74, of Honolulu, formerly of Los Angeles, died Oct. 7, 2007. Born in Napa, Calif. Proprietor of Military Shop of Hawaii on Sand Island. Survived by husband, Douglas; son, Ron; daughter, Michele; brothers, Ron and Edward Rodgers. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Military HQ, Sand Island; burial in Napa, Calif. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

EDWARD TERUO ENOVEJAS, 64, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 8, 2007. Born in Pahala, Hawai'i. Retired from the Federal Aviation Administration; retired from the Hawaii Air National Guard. Survived by sons, Dean and Randall; brother, Arthur Delos Santos; sisters, Sheila Flores-Enovejas and Diane; hanai brother, Bradley Soria. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

CAROLE MAE SUEKO MAEDA HEYA, 66, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 9, 2007. Born in Makawao, Maui. Kitchen helper for Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Survived by sons, Lance, Sterling and Larson; daughters, Sherri Seguirant and Lorene Berinobis; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Jimmy Maeda; sister, Merle Tokunaga. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

FREDERICK "SONNY" "FRED" ALFRED HOLMBERG SR., 81, of Kailua, died Oct. 8, 2007. Born in Waipahu. Retired state highway maintenance supervisor. Survived by son, Alfred "Holmberg" Kalani; daughters, Bernadette "Bernie" Horde, Priscilla Correa and Carolyn Aveiro; sisters, Kathrine Kaimiola, Alice Joseph and Beatrice Ames; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park; luncheon to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Aloha attire.

MARIAN TAMIKO INOUYE, 85, of Honolulu, died Oct. 5, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired Waialae Beauty Salon owner and operator. Survived by son, Mark; daughters, Kathleen Inouye-Anzai and Anne O'Grady; two grandchildren; brothers, Dr. Frank, Jonathan and Timothy Kajiwara; hanai brother, George Iwamoto; sisters, Margaret Jodoi and Hannah Osaki. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

THOMAS LEE LAURY, 78, of Waialua, died Oct. 2, 2007. Born in Savannah, Ga. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Base supply clerk. Survived by daughter, Charlene Shannon; grandchildren, Serena, Nichole, Jason and Leticia; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

JOSEPH LAVILLA SR., 77, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 29, 2007. Born in Keahua, Hawai'i. Retired U.S. Postal Service carrier. Survived by wife, Shirley; sons, Joseph Jr., Granger and David; daughters, Debra Luce, Lois Soares and Lisa; brother, Daniel Sr.; sister, Dolores Cerenio; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 9 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Friendship Bible Church, 'Ewa Beach. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

DENNIS LEE LUGA, 52, of North Kohala, Hawai'i, died Sept. 23, 2007. Born in North Kohala. Cook for Kona Village Resort, Ka'upulehu, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Carol; sons, Shane and Ryan; daughters, Denise and Krissy Luga; hanai father, Hilarion Jonolino; hanai daughters, Tiare and Tiani; brothers, Caldo Espero, Ben Respicio, Larry, Francis and Roland; sisters, Linda Soliven and Debra Mason; seven grandchildren. Visitation 8 a.m. Oct. 20 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Hawi; service 10 a.m. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i, Kailua, Kona.

ALICE BAUMAN MOSS ROUSSEAU, 94, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Oct. 7, 2007. Born in Racine, Wis. Past president of the Milwaukee Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta and of Junior Auxiliary Milwaukee Children's Hospital. Survived by sons, James and Charles Moss; daughter Susan Moss; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation noon Oct. 20 at 'Imiola Church, Waimea; service 1 p.m. Donations to your favorite charity. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawai'i.

HARRIET MICHIKO OKINO, 81, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 10, 2007. Born in Hilo. Retired Waiakea Intermediate School teacher. Survived by husband, John; son, Wayne; granddaughter, Michelle. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Church of the Holy Cross, Hilo; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

JOHN ROSARIO III, 60, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 18, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Army sergeant first class with 22 years of service; employed with Waste Management. Survived by wife, Jo Ann; children, Tony Rosa, Keoni IV, Keola, Kaimi, Kapono, Kanoilani and Kawena; 21 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; parents, John "Blackie" Jr. and Rose; siblings, Mercedes Maka, Leroy, Isabella Kekahuna, Diana Uptergrove, Antonette Galarza, Rose and Glenn. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. Flowers welcome. Dress to impress.

MARY GALARZA SMITH, 85, of Honolulu, died Oct. 2, 2007. Born in Kalopa, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Thomas and Bill; daughters, Clara Jean Placido, Mary Ann Hall and Myrtle Kesler; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, John Galarza. Visitation 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

MILDRED YOSHIKO TAMASHIRO, 88, of Honolulu, died Sept. 29, 2007. Born in Luluku, Kane'ohe. Maker of dresses and lei. Survived by husband, Raymond; sons, John and David; brothers, Larry, Jerry and Thomas Azama; sisters, Katherine Heshiki, Elaine Shimabuku, Hazel Nakama and Nancy Takata; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.