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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2008


 •  WWII hero Shizuya Hayashi, 90

Advertiser Staff

U.S. flag Flag indicates service in the U.S. armed forces

FEDERICO BOLOSAN, 71, of 'Ewa Beach, died Feb. 25, 2008. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Survived by wife, Laverne; son, Hopili Mulleitner; daughters, Sophia Nakamura, Sondra Bush and Simone Shaw; brother, James; sisters, Dorothea Iglesia and Renee Porlas; eight grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Wahiawa Door of Faith Church; service 11:30 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at the Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARGARET MAU CHANG, 93, of Honolulu, died Feb. 19, 2008. Born in Honolulu. An employee of Duty Free Shops. Survived by son, Ron; daughters, Elma and Debra; grandchildren. No service. No flowers. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

HARRIET BERNICE GIFFORD GILBERTSON, 87, of Ka'a'awa, died Feb. 24, 2008. Born in LaCrosse, Wis. Retired Dayton's retail store manager. Survived by son, Gary; daughter, Lynne Tucker; grandchild, Kimo. Committal service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

EDWARD K.C. GOO, 89, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Former Hawaiian Electric Co. electrical engineer. Survived by wife, Gladys Lee; daughter, Ann Wong; son, Paul; stepdaughter, Diana Lee; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

ARTHUR BENTELY HATTON, 83, of Kane'ohe, died March 5, 2008. Born in New Jersey. Retired city planner. Survived by son, David. Private service held. Scattering of ashes at a later date fronting the Elks Club. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

YOSHIE ISOSHIMA, 98, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died March 6, 2008. Born in Tokyo. Owner of Isoshima's Bazaar in Honolulu and Isoshima's in Waikiki. Survived by son, Arthur; daughters, Jane Asher and Ann Hanamura; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; hanai children, Michael Harunaga and William Wicall; two hanai grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. March 22 at Kapa'a United Church of Christ. No flowers. Casual attire. Donations to Harris United Methodist Church, Kapa'a United Church of Christ or St. Andrew's Priory School, for the Yoshie and Takeo Ishoshima Fund. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

HARUKO MURAKAMI KUSUHARA, 97, of Honolulu, died Feb. 29, 2008. Born on Maui. Survived by sons, Stanley and Gary; daughter, Jean Tokuda; sister, Janet Oishi; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

U.S. flag GARY E. LIVERNOCHE, 42, of Kapolei, died March 9, 2008. Born in Smithtown, N.Y. Chaminade University lecturer. Survived by wife, Laverne; sons, Matthew and Michael; brothers, Craig and Glen; sisters, Karen Butler and Crystal Ellison; mother, Beverly. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mystical Rose Auditorium at Chaminade University; service 11 a.m. Donations to Chaminade University. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

DIANA H. LORD, 82, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2007. Born in Monmouth, U.K. Survived by friends. No service. Her body was donated to the University of Hawai'i's John A. Burns School of Medicine. Donations to Salvation Army or University of Hawai'i's John A. Burns School of Medicine.

HENRY HARUNORI OSHIRO, 87, of Honolulu, died March 4, 2008. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired real estate broker; World War II member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by son, Henry; daughters, Cynthia and Sandra; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Kiyoshi and Kiyotsugu; sister, Saeko Guillot. Private service held. Donations to 442nd RCT Foundation, 933 Wiliwili St., Honolulu, HI 96826. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

HOPE KIM PARK, 100, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2008. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. Retired Kaimuki High School teacher. Survived by daughter, Linda Hayama; one grandson; two great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

ARNOLD "GYPSY" BERGADO RICO, 64, of Honolulu, died March 8, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired city employee. Survived by mother, Elizabeth Bergado; stepmother, Paulina Salado; caregiver/companion, Dave Ervin; brothers, Leroy Rico, Angel Asuncion Sr., Michael Asuncion and Paul Franacio; sisters, Donna Rico, Perla Consul, Alice Ome, Maria Harbert, Ana Maria Torres, Tina Racilis and Dora Calizo. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; inurnment 3 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

GRACE GOO SAY, 93, of Kapolei, died March 1, 2008. Born in Keauhou, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Norman; daughter, Joyce. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

TOSHINO GRACE KAWAKAMI, 91, of Honolulu, died March 1, 2008. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Nurse's aide. Survived by son, Benjamin; daughters, Annabelle Okazaki and Nancy Sato; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Kazuichi, Masami, Masaichi and George Nakaoka; sisters, Mitsuyo Medeiros and Itsue James. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

JANIS DIANE SCHWARTZ, 52, of Honolulu, died March 8, 2008. Born in California. Castle Medical Center registered nurse. Survived by fiance, Thomas Barnett; mother, Geraldine CaHall; daughters, Marie Lopez and Sarah Hillis; sons, Jason Burg, Joseph Lopez III and Jerald Elsberry; brother, Rick CaHall. Private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

BESSIE ONGAIS STRAPPEL, 95, of Kahului, Maui, died March 11, 2008. Born in Kea'au, Hawai'i. Homemaker. Survived by son, Anthony; brothers, Daniel, Jerome, Mike, Donald and Steven Ongais; sisters, Nellie Ongais, Connie Wheeler, Carmen Dusza, Florence, Regina and Camelia; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

PATRICIA MARY SPENSER THOMAS, 82, of Kailua, died March 9, 2008. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired Federal Aviation Administration employee. Survived by sons, Francis Jr., David and Michael; grandchildren, Mele and Kevin; brothers, Al, Charles, Clarence and Robert Spenser; sisters, Catherine Thomas, Evelyn Everett, Anne Vida, Betty Barry, Theresa Ventura and Frances Garcia. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church; Mass 11 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

CHARLES KEE WAI, 99, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2008. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired Federal Communications support/troubleshooter. Survived by sons, Raymond, Henry and Louis; daughters, Annie Mitsumori, Alice Ling, Nolana Boel and Roxane Kuwata; sister, Rose Goo; 23 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren. Service pending. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.