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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 9, 2008


PEGGY D. (DIEFFENBAUGHER) ANDREWS, 64, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Kailua, died Nov. 13, 2008. Born in Ohio. Retired longtime Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant, and one of the founders of its "Wings of Hope" in-house charity for co-workers. Survived by husband, James "Kimo"; stepchildren, Heather Gillette and John; grandson, Evan Haumea Gillette; brothers and sisters, John, Tom, Bill, Pat and Mike Dieffenbaugher, Dorine Hester, Helen Abdul-Waajid and Sue Eddleman. Nevada memorial service held. Celebration of life also 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Hono-lulu Elks Lodge, Waikiki; 6 p.m. service. Potluck picnic 3 p.m. Sunday at Magic Island Park (sites 39 and 40); scattering of ashes to follow. No flowers; donations to Wings of Hope, c/o Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, HI 96820. Arrangements by Palm Mortuary-Eastern, Las Vegas, Nev.

RODOLFO "RUDY" CANTOR BARRIENTOS, 61, of Pearl City, died Nov. 13, 2008. Born in Casiber, Santa Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired maintenance supervisor at Nuuanu Hale hospital. Survived by wife, Teresita "Tessie" Quides Barrientos; daughters, Vanessa, Venus, Velvet; granddaughter, Alexis Taylor; brothers, Fred and Joel; sisters, Editha Queral, Ching Poblete, Nenita Bello, Zeny Basconcillo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary; program 7 p.m.; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MYONG JA KIM BEA, 72, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 28, 2008. Born in Korea. Retired restaurant owner/cook. Survived by son, Shawn; daughters, Ae Kyong Choi, Ae Sook Matsuoka, Eunice Pak and Tiffany Loe; seven grandchildren; brothers, Chang Book Kim, Chan Soo Kim; sister, Chong Lee. Services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JAMES WOODSON CATES, 58, of Kailua, died Dec. 7, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Kailua Screen Shop. Survived by wife, Laurel; stepson, Rick Barton; brother, John; one granddaughter. Private services. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

WAI FONG CHANG, 84, of Honolulu, died Nov. 23, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired Internal Revenue Service auditor. Survived by brother, Stanley; sisters, Betty Chang and Wai Heen Chock. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

DENIS "HEAD" GLENN De COSTA, 58, of Honolulu, died Nov. 23, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Member of Soka Gakkai International; a self-employed general contractor. Survived by wife, Shu Hua; daughters, Sarah Moneymaker, Sharon Naukana; six grandchildren; brothers, George and Reynold; sisters, Carol Okuda, Marlene. Visitation 9:30 to10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

RONALD JOSEPH De MOTTA, 67, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Nov. 24, 2008. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. Owner of Hilo Commercial Rug Cleaning & Janitorial. Survived by wife, Violet WalkerDe Motta; brothers, Robert Sr. and Dennis Sr.; sister, Betty Lou Desa. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at mortuary; service 10 a.m.; followed by burial at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

GERMANA GERVACIO EA, 72, of Honolulu, died Dec. 4, 2008. Born in Cagayan Valley, Philippines. Survived by husband, Pedro; sons, Ricardo, June, and Roger; daughter, Remedios Fortaleza; sisters, Teodora Gervacio, Paulina Ancheta, Petra Gervacio, and Fening Gervacio; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church; service 7 p.m. Burial later in the Philippines. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HAROLD FREITAS, 54, of 'Aiea, died Dec. 1, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired city truck driver, Survived by father, Robert Borelis; brothers, Craig and Keith Borelis; sisters, Deborah Limoz and Cyntheia Borelis; grandmother, Marion Freitas. Services pending. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

TAU GAISOA, 51, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2008. Born in American Samoa. An auto detailer. Survived by brothers, Live Tau, Ano Tautoa and Taumaoe Tautoa; sisters, Miriama Tau and Moanalisa Lupe. Private services. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii

TSUNEKO YOSHIMOTO IKEDA, also known as FLORENCE IKEDA, 91, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 26, 2008. Born in Punalu'u. Survived by sons, Wilfred, Francis Sr., Thomas Jr. Ikeda and Godfrey Jury; daughters, Yvonne "Eve" Hilua, Audrey Ann Ikeda, Donna May Ikeda-Simmons, Emogene Hoopii Jr., Lynette Porter, Laverne Bird, Julia Ascobido Sr. and Didi Little; 40 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Soto; hanai sons, Macroy Maio and Peter Morris; hanai sister, Violet Maio. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Waipi'o; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/aloha attire.

RAYMOND SIN LEONG KAM, 81, of Honolulu, died Nov. 24, 2008. Born in Hono-lulu. Retired accountant; and finance officer with American Legion, Hawai'i; longtime chairman with American Legion Baseball and a baseball commissioner. Survived by sons, Randall, Rodney and Reynold; daughter, Stephanie Nishimura; seven grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at O'ahu Cemetery chapel, service 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

KATHERINE D. D. KING, 82, of Kihei, Maui, died Nov. 29, 2008. Born in Olowalu, Maui. Retired housekeeper. Survived by sons, Mark and Stephen Sr.; daughter, Edith Rosales; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, Lahaina, Maui; eulogy 10:30 a.m.; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow in church cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, Maui.

HERMAN WAILANI LINO, 70, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Nov. 28, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired Sheraton Waikiki hotel maintenance engineer. Survived by wife, Hannah-Cookie; sons, Wallace, Gerald and Kai Ardana; daughters, Roxanne Chang and Shanena; sisters, Evelyn Brown and Lorraine Luis; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Ministries, Kaloko Light Industrial Park; memorial service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

JAMES BENEVIDEZ MACALAM, 96, of Honolulu, formerly of Waipahu, died Nov. 26, 2008. Born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by sons, Jeffrey Macalam and Marcus Matteson; daughter, Pamela Lizotte; sister, Eulogia; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ADELINE KIYOKO MORITA, 73, of Honolulu, died Dec. 6, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired K. Yamada Distributors employee. Survived by husband, George; daughters, Lynn Maeda, Sharon Sepulveda and Laurie; two grandsons; brothers, Roy and Calvin Ebesutani; sisters, Irene Okawaki, Jessie Ishikawa and Ruby Stephens. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

DR. HIROMU MATSUMOTO, 88, of Honolulu, died Nov. 20, 2008. Born in Honolulu. University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Department of Agriculture and Human Resources, College of Tropical Agriculture biochemist. Survived by wife, Hiroko; brothers, Mitsuru and Noboru; sister, Nellie Matsudo. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

DORIS HATSUE NAKAMURA, 75, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 20, 2008. Born in Hilo. A retired California Water Quality Control Board administration officer. Survived by husband, Iwao; brother, Roy; sisters, Elsie, Millie, Judy, Irene and Beverly. Private service held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

TADASHI ODA, 76, of Honolulu, died Oct. 20, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Dana Oda-McKay. Service 1 p.m. Sunday at Tendai Mission of Hawai'i. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

CLEMENTE "CLEM" O. ORALLO JR., 59, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 11, 2008. Born in Honolulu. A mechanic assistant. Survived by wife, Jaime Orallo-McKalvia; son, Blaine; daughters, Erika and Kayla Orallo-Verleye; stepson, Blaine Kelai; brother, Timothy; sisters, Alicia Palencia, Lorraine Atkins and Lenora Tubania; one grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 'Ewa; memorial Mass 10:00 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

SHINOBU SATO, 98, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 17, 2008. Born in Papa'ikou, Hawai'i. Retired KPUA Japanese radio announcer; a state papaya inspector; and Pola Cosmetics sales agent. Survived by son, Dr. Norman; sister, Tamayo Sakai; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home.

DAVID R. SHULIK, of Arizona, formerly of Olomana, died Dec. 5, 2008. Long-time government employee in Hawai'i, Maryland and Virginia. Survived by wife, Carol; daughters, Kristin and Nicole; grandsons, Anshul and Gavin; brothers and sisters in Pennsylvania. Arrangements by Adams-Green Funeral Home, Herndon, Va.

JOHN HIROSHI SUGIMOTO, 86, of Honolulu, died Dec. 5, 2008. Born in Pahoa, Hawai'i. Retired Tongg Publishing Co. sales representative. Survived by wife, Kimie; daughters, Blanche and Grace; brother, Taizan. Visitation noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire.

LYNETTE SUEKO SUIFANUA, 57, of California, formerly of La'ie, died Dec. 3, 2008. Born in Lihu'e. A Rite Aid Drugstore pharmacy technician. Survived by husband, Wendall; son, Wesley; daughters, Cher Watanabe, DeAnn Tofa, Lea William, and Lena Tuala; 12 grandchildren; mother, Helen Watanabe; brothers, Vernon and Leslie Watanabe; sister, Lorene Pukahi. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hau'ula Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., burial 1 p.m. at La'ie Cemetery. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

YOTSURU TAKESHITA TANIYAMA, 98, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Nov. 21, 2008. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A housewife. Survived by sons, Carl, Yoshimi and Donald; daughter, Pearl Yoshimura; brother, Mataki Takeshita; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwangji Mission, Kealakekua, Hawai'i; memorial service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

ERNIE ACIO TOLEDO, 66, of Waipahu, died Nov. 25, 2008. Born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Helen; daughters, Patrice Duggan, Penny Funakoshi; mother, Apolonia; brothers, Mariano, Rogelio, Arsenio, Efren; sisters, Rose Sagucio, Fe Virata; nine grandchildren, Chanel Funakoshi, Sean Duggan, Codi and Cheyne Funakoshi, Sarah Duggan, Kristian Alejo, Nicholas Failma, Alexis Alejo, Lilian Joy Failma; stepchildren, Ruthielly Alejo and Gary Failma. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Waipi'o; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

SHIRLEY KIYOKO YAMASHIRO, 77, of Pearl City, died Nov. 17, 2008. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Member of Pearl City Community Church; former Malia International seamstress. Survived by brother, Ernest Nakaza; sister, Sadako Lum. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Pearl City Community Christian Church; memorial service 6 p.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.