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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, November 27, 2008


CATALINA "KAY" ANDRADE, 79, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 20, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired teacher aide at St. Elizabeth after school care and Our Savior Lutheran School. Survived by sons, Andy and Jeffrey; daughter, Sharleen; five granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Katherine Mogote and Elizabeth Pongas. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

FRANK LEIPER ASHBURN, 91, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, formerly of Kailua, O'ahu, died Nov. 22, 2008. Born in Decherd, Tenn. American Factors, Ltd. employee; executive director of the Hawaiian Board of Missions; O'ahu area manager for Bishop Estate; World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Concetta; son, Tony; two grandchildren. Private service held. Donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O Box 482, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i, Kona.

RANDY C. AVILLA, 54, of Waipahu, died Nov. 8, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Senior master sergeant aircraft lead inspector with the Hawai'i Air National Guard. Survived by son, Sonny; brothers, Davey and Bobby; sisters, Donna and Terry. Graveside service 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

DEBORAH "DEBBIE" LYNN CHILTON, 58, of Kailua, formerly of Kaua'i, died Nov. 18, 2008. Born in Twin Falls, Idaho. Survived by son, Noah Kawika Weisberg M.D.; granddaughter, Ruth Ava Weisberg; father, Jay; stepmother, Connie Hennings-Chilton; siblings, Pamela, Melanie and Greg. Private service in Kailua. To share a memory of Deborah at the family memorial, contact email is lightspirit@earthlink.net.

PENISIMANI IKAFILIA FINAU, 83, of Kahuku, died Nov. 23, 2008. Born in Mu'a Niuafo'ou, Tonga. Retired Polynesian Cultural Center maintenance worker. Survived by sons, Hamilton, Vaimaua Takitaki, Iloahelotu, Siotame Molia'ahu, Kepu and Manu Talakai; daughters, Ma'u Takitaki, Falahola Tui, Musie Talakai and Ana Tekiata; sisters, Salome Uluave and Nanise Fale; 54 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Kahuku United Methodist Church; service 9 p.m. Visitation also 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at La'ie Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HELEN AGRICOLA GALANG, 81, of Mililani, died Nov. 17, 2008. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Former Liberty House sales clerk. Survived by sons, Ronald and Gary; daughters, Barbara Irei, Betty Galang-Nakamoto and Donna Galang-Viernes; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Lawrence Agricola. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific. Casual attire.

GRACE MARY HIGASHI, 88, of Waipahu, died Nov. 9, 2008. Born in Honolua, Maui. Survived by husband, Thomas Sr.; sons, Michael, Thomas and Vincent; daughter, Martha Kupihea; brothers, Oliver Lum Lung Jr., Jacob Lum and Frank Lum Lung; sister, Louise Kamaka; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

CECILY FREITAS JOHNSTON, co-founder and vice-president of Pacific Construction Company, died Nov. 13, 2008. A Sacred Hearts Academy alumna and patron of the arts who entertained the famous, the firm she founded with her brother, George, built the Ilikai Hotel and Foster Towers. Her father, Henry Freitas, was responsible for the construction of The Hawaii Newspaper Agency Building and the Saint Louis College (Chaminade/Saint Louis) campus. Survived by sons, Stanton and Donald; sister, Genevieve Trout; stepchildren, Diane Paton and David Johnston; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 6 at Diamond Head Memorial Park; service 11:30 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to Hawai'i Opera Theatre, Institute for Human Services or Honolulu Academy of Arts.

HENRY JORGENSEN, 67, of Poway, Calif., formerly of O'ahu, died Nov. 21, 2008. Born in Denmark. A veteran salesman. Survived by wife, Sherril; sons, James, Joseph and Derek Jorgensen and Robert Foss; daughters, Annie Bethal and Kristy Foss; brothers, Jorgen Ova and Christian Jorgensen; eight grandchildren. Celebration of life service 2 p.m. Saturday at Poway-Bernardo Mortuary. Phone: 858-748-44101.

RAYDEN KOTAHI PILIMAI KAKA, 3, of La'ie, died Nov. 21, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Jermaine and Teisa; sisters, Tutasi and Ululani; grandparents, James and Julieanne Kaka, Finau and Ululani Pilimai; great-grandfather, George. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, La'ie North Stake. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at La'ie Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

WINONA FURTADO KAULUKUKUI, 82, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 22, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Station Chief's Club cashier after 30 years of service. Survived by son, Guy; daughter, Lori Kaulukukui-Chiffy; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Audrey Furtado Montano. Graveside service 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

JEFFREY TAKEKIYO KIYONO, 52, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 17, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Operations supervisor with Hawaii Stevedores. Survived by wife, Norine; daughters, Lauren Michiko and Nikki Terumi; parents, Richard and Ruth; brothers, David, Robert and Don; sister, Judith Sakamoto. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

WILLIAM GEORGE LUDWIG, 77, of Wailuku, Maui, died Nov. 21, 2008. Born in Nebraska. Former civil service worker. Survived by daughters, DeEtta "Ann" Dickson and Cynthia; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

CHARLEE KAHEALANI MAKAILA-HOKE, infant daughter of Julia "Maka" Makaila and CL Hoke, of Honolulu, died Nov. 7, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Survived also by grandfather, Billy Makaila. Private graveside service at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

OWEN M. MAMURA, 61, of Sioux City, Iowa, died Nov. 7, 2008. Born in Lihue, Kaua'i. Longtime architect with Cannon Moss Brygger and Associates; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Judy; son, Matt; daughter, Marcie; mother, Fujiko; sister, Gail Rombaoa; brother, Nathan. Service held. Donations to American Cancer Association or American Heart Association. Arrangements by Christy-Smith Funeral Home.

SHIRLEY ANN SALAS MANIPON, 54, of Wai'anae, died Nov. 2, 2008. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Edwin; son, Gordon Phillips Jr.; mother, Rose Salas; brothers, Walter, Thomas, Anthony and Arthur "Chuchy" Salas; sister, Theresa Saxton. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

ERNEST "MRS. BERLIN" ORTIZ, 81, of Aurora, Colo., formerly of Waipahu, died Aug. 9, 2008. Born in Kahuku. Retired U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife of 60 years, Eva; sons, Wayne, Bruce, Alex, Gregory and Brian; daughters, Sandra Neves and Deborah Buczkowski; brothers, John, Steven, James and David; sisters, Nettie Vasquez, Margaret Dominguez and Faith Estrada; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Service held. Arrangements by All Mortuary and Cremation Services, Denver, Colo.

RAMON "RAYMOND" PACHECO, 92, of Kahului, Maui, died Nov.18, 2008. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired Hawaiian Commerical and Sugar Co. plantaion worker. Survived by hanai sons, Roland Borge Jr. and Patrick Borge; hanai daughters, Rolana Jakubczak, Frances Souki, Gloria Jean Grooms and Olivia Thomas; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ The King Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

EARL JAMES "DUKE" PARADISE, 71, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 2008. Survived by daughter, Diane Jacomet; grandchldren, Jessica and Jason Arnold; great-grandchildren, Kayla and Cole; brother, Victor; sister, Patricia Janusiak; half brothers and sisters, Robert, Dwain and Diana Copus and Delilah Heidenreich. Service at Calvary Chapel Honolulu at a later date.

LUCY KAMAI KELII ROBERTS, 96, of Honolulu, died Nov. 22, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters, Lee Kapua Roberts and Lisa Parker; sons, Redge, Thomas and Wrex; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; hanai family, Alice Fukushima, Lori and Wes Faithful, Nikki and Marc Moulinet and Claudia Prado. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Community of Christ Church; service 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.