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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 6, 2008


 •  Services set for newborn who died at airport

Advertiser Staff

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BRIGADIER ADELA ACOSTA, 80, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died March 1, 2008. Born in the Philippines. Salvation Army officer/pastor for 29 years, serving both in the Philippines and Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Brigadier Bienvenido; daughters, Rachel Zimmerman, Judy Nestlerode, Meriam Juliet Bordoy and Olive Jenkins; son, Bienvenido/Nonoy; brother, Restituto Moscoso; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army Hilo Corps, 219 Ponahawai St.; burial in California at a later date. No flowers. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

U.S. flag WILBUR DALE APPLEGATE, 74, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Feb. 26, 2008. Born in Shelbyville, Ind. Maintenance supervisor; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by sons, Steven, Kenneth and Merrill; daughters, Deborah Kramer and Lisa Knutson; grandchildren; great grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park & Crematory.

MUA'AUFA'ALELE VAAITINO T. ATUATASI, 69, of Wai'anae, died Feb. 16, 2008. Born in American Samoa. Retired Department of Public Works at Schofield civil service employee. Survived by wife, Piniki; son, Vaaitino Jr.; daughters, Sheila, Joyce and Rosemary. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Samoan Christian Church, Nanakuli. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at the church; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

U.S. flag CHARLES ARTHUR BROWN, 83, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died March 3, 2008. Born in Salmon, Idaho. World War II veteran; owned and operated restaurants where he taught the blind to manage and work in restaurants. Survived by daughters, Anna Person, Darlene Elliott and Jackie Sanders; sister, Jessie Cutforth; eight grandchildren; great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Service and inurnment at the Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawai'i.

DOROTHY YOUNG SUI KONG CARLOS, 84, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 9, 2008. Born in Wahiawa. Member of First Baptist Church of Wahiawa and Wahiawa Wah Mun Chinese School. Survived by husband, Thomas; son, Steven; daughters, Cynthia Yeoh, Phyllis Ogasawara, Aileen Carlos and Gaylene Carlos; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

SUSAN JEANETTE CARVALHO FARRIS, also known as SUSAN JEANETTE THOMPSON, 62, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Feb. 29, 2008. Born in Spokane, Wash. Food service employee from Golden Cape at the Kaua'i Surf and Camp House Grill, Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Survived by daughter, Jeanette; sons, Jeffrey and Jason; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Kaua'i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

U.S. flag RICHARD THOMAS CURLEY, 85, of Keauhou, Hawai'i, died March 2, 2008. Born in Newton, Mass. Retired accountant; World War II U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by daughter, Debra Wirsing; son, Richard; sisters, Dorothy Elmore and Barbara Lutrey. Private interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i, Kailua, Kona.

GULSTAN N.T. "DUKE" ENOMOTO JR., 71, of Makawao, Maui, died Feb. 26, 2008. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Maui Community College Officer of Research Services. Survived by wife, Rowena Marciel-Enomoto; sons, Walter Shay and Stanton Keone; daughters, Teru Anne Enomoto Heyl and Andra Rei Enomoto Hayase; brothers, Lawrence, Stephen, Charles Sr., Thomas and Timothy; sisters, Dorothy Anne "Sister Roselani" Enomoto, Rosemary Keoho Fujimoto and Theresa Kapuniai; six grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church, Wailuku; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

JUNICHI HASHIMOTO, 81, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Feb. 15, 2008. Born in Waimea. County of Kaua'i firefighter. Survived by wife, Kiyoko; son, Miles; daughter, Avis Onaga; four grandchildren; sisters, Otome Hashimoto, Yaeno Nishikawa and Setsue Iinuma. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

U.S. flag EDWARD TOSHIO "EDDIE" HASHIMURA, 82, of Mililani, died Feb. 13, 2008. Born in Wahiawa. Retired from U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Melanie; daughters, Margaret Kaikaka and Blossom Shimomi; sister, Kikue Nakamoto; grandchildren, Remy and Nelson; great-grandchildren, Danielle, Portia, Jaedon and Bishop. Visitation 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

U.S. flag VALBERT GERARD HENDERSON, 84, of Honolulu, died Feb. 24, 2008. Born in Michigan. Retired federal ordnance employee; World War II veteran. Survived by wife, Mitsuko, sons, Gregory and Michael. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

AMY KAHUMOKU, 51, of Wai'anae, died Feb. 26, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Kenneth Yoshikawa; daughter, Candice Yoshikawa; sisters; Sally and Susie. Visitation 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at United Gospel Fellowship Church; service 1 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

EDNA TOMIKO KOHARA, 95, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by sons, George and Paul; daughters, Evelyn Teramae and Caroline Owen; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

U.S. flag TOSHIMITSU "TOT" KONDO, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died March 1, 2008. Born in Hilo. Retired Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines agent; U.S. Army veteran; Company A, 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team; member of Americans of Japanese Ancestry Baseball League. Survived by wife, Toshiko "Evelyn"; son, Jeffrey; daughters, Pauline Kondo and Maureen Niimi; brothers, Hiromasa "Muggs" and Isami "Bones"; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

DOROTHY S. MCCUMBER, 79, of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 20, 2008. Born in Waialua. Survived by husband, George Sr.; sons, George Jr. and James; daughters, Sandra Robello and Myrna Pahia; brother, Albert Sampaio; sisters, Marie Nakachi, Thelma Anders, Margaret Makalii and Mildred Hoolau; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

IRMAVIOLET MCMILLAN, 77, of Kapolei, died March 1, 2008. Born in Kahului, Maui. Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Stake. Survived by husband, Banks; sons, Lyle, Keith, David, Dean and Banks; daughters, Velda Pulchalski and Donna Smolinski; brothers, Nathanael, Charles, Arnold and Herbert Mahelona; sisters, Miriam Lien, Moana Dillon, Shirley Miyahana, Jeanie Smith and Darlene Baines; 30 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Stake; service 11 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Hawaii Reserves La'ie Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

ANGELINE PERREIRA MUSCHETTE, 86, of Kailua, died Feb. 28, 2008. Born in Kalaheo, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Sharlyn McDonald and Roberta "Bird" Muschette-Miller; two grandchildren; brother, Alvin Perreira. Celebration of life service 3 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Kalama Beach Club. Private scattering of ashes to be held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

U.S. flag ROBERT "BOB" CHOSEI OSHIRO, 83, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 12, 2008. Born in Wahiawa. Retired chairman of Queen Emma Foundation and Queen's Health System. Survived by wife, Ruth; son, Marcus; daughters, Roberta and Susan; four grandchildren; brother, Richard; sisters, Ethel Aniya, Dorothy Arita, Patsy Swailes and Phyllis Tanaka. Private service and burial held. No koden. Donations to the Honolulu Symphony or Wahiawa General Hospital. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

U.S. flag ANTONIO ONDIANA SAGON, 79, of Waialua, died Feb. 16, 2008. Born in Wahiawa. Retired U.S. Army veteran; retired civil service employee. Survived by wife, Patricia McDermott-Sagon; daughters, Patti Ann Bermoy, Christine Sugai and Patricia Bennett; son, James McDermott; brothers, Fernando Sagon and Manuel Arelliano; sister, Marcelina Raquel; three grandchildren; caregivers, "Mama" Clara Alameida and Keiko. Visitation 9:30 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

LILIO TANIGUCHI, 80, of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 25, 2008. Born in Osaka, Japan. Retired teacher of the Japanese Language at Castle High School, Windward School for Adults, Kane'ohe Japanese Language School, Berlitz Language School and Kane'ohe Community & Senior Center. Survived by son, Ernest; daughters, Irene Nagao, May Kambara, June DeBusk, Carol Long and Suzanne Miller; granddaughter, V. Haruka X. Taniguchi; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Leono Aisaka. Burial 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park; service 2 p.m. at Kane'ohe Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

FLORENCE SHIZUME TASHIMA, 88, of Pearl City, died Feb. 25, 2008. Born in Holualoa, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Thomas and Dennis; daughter, Jean Shiraishi; six grandchildren; brother, Sueo Kuraoka. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.