Imelda Casumpang Abamonga, 76, of Honolulu, died July 23, 2009. Born in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, Philippines. Retired anesthetist; owner and operator of the Abamonga Care Home in Kane'ohe. Survived by sons, Kevin and Alvin; daughter, Karen Tominaga; brother, Serafin Casumpang Jr.; sisters, Aida Pedregosa and Warlita Palma; two grandchildren. Visitation noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 at St. Philomena; Mass 1 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Leland W. Bacon, 74, of Kailua, died July 22, 2009. Born in Edenville, Mich. Retired major with the United States Marine Corps. Survived by wife, Connie; children, Michael and Judy; brothers, Pete, Richard and Alan; sisters, Jean, Lois, Barbara and Linda; a grandson. Visitation 10 a.m., Monday at Marine Corps Base Hawai'i chapel, Kane'ohe; service 11 a.m. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Bibiana "Bianing" "Vivian" Baysa Castelo, 87, of Waipahu, died July 14, 2009. Born in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Retired cook from Beeman Center, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by sons, Elizardo, Rogelio, Rodolfo, Juan Jr., Gerardo, Diosdado, Romeo and Arnel; daughters, Teresita Agtarap and Sally Espiritu; sister, Clemencia Baysa Racoma; 23 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
John Dwight Chandler, 93, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2009. Born in Wainiha, Kaua'i. Retired superintendent for Hawaiian Electric Co. Survived by son, Dwight; daughters, Jane Kamauoha and Cathy-Lynn Chandler-Matsuda; sister, Susie Espinueva; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
George Church, 62, of Honolulu, died July 17, 2009. Born in Webb City, Mo. A U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by mother, Sybil; brother, David Church. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
Patricia Jean Ferreira, 75, of Kane'ohe, died July 24, 2009. Born in Honolulu. A retired custodian at 'Ahuimanu Elementary School. Survived by son, Charles; daughters, Sharon, Pamela Umiamaka, Deann and Teri; brother, William; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
William Miles Fuller, 70, of Honolulu, died July 30, 2008. Born in St. Louis. Former president of Tongg Publishing Co. Survived by wife, Susan; daughters, Catherine and Anne; mother, Margaret; brothers, Wallace, Robert and John. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 5:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Tsuruko Goto, 92, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died July 30, 2009. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. A lunchroom supervisor with Waimea Canyon School. Survived by daughter, Bernice Asakura; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
Tomio "Boxer" Hara, 94, of Honolulu, died July 22, 2009. Born in Honolulu. A stevedore retired from Castle & Cooke. Survived by son, Randolph; brothers, William and Glenn. Private service to be held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary
Leona A. Joy, 83, of San Francisco, formerly of Honolulu, died June 17, 2009. Born in Honolulu. A sales clerk retired from the Emporium, San Francisco. Survived by sons, Jeff and Howard; sister, Leilani Kamalii; five grandchildren. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Moses "Da Bear" Moke Kahumoku, 91, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died July 10, 2009. Born in Kealia, South Kona, Hawai'i. Retired owner/operator of M&M Crane. Survived by sister, Elizabeth Cypriano; hanai children, Glenn Kamuela and Rosennette Makua, Van Keoki, Sharleen Uilani, Moses Moke, George Keoki and Nancy. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Aug. 8 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Elmer Kahakauwila Keao, 86, of Honolulu, died July 21, 2009. Born in Hale'iwa. Retired City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation grounds improvement supervisor II. Many survivors. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church; Mass 11:30; committal service 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Frances I. Shigemura Komiyama, 88, of Honolulu, died July 13, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired employee of the U.S. Coast Guard. Survived by husband, Arthur; daughter, Carol Matsunaga; sister, Jane Shikaso; grandchildren, Jenny and Julie. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Rev. Robert A. "Bob" Lott, 86, of Hawai'i Kai, died July 23, 2009. Born in the Philadelphia area. Former pastor at Wesley, Palolo and Kilohana United Methodist churches. Survived by wife, Elinore; sons, Gill, Gary and Gregory; five grandchildren; a great-grandson. Service 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at Kilohana United Methodist Church. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to Kilohana UMC Senior Enrichment Center Scholarship Fund or your local church.
Shizuko Sasakawa Matsuo, 82, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2009. Born in Japan. Retired bottler with Honolulu Sake Brewery & Ice Co. Survived by husband, Kenneth; son, Craig; daughters, Dorene Miyashiro, and Linda Kimura; sisters, Shigeko Sasakawa and Hideko Tsuchiya; seven grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service over the ashes 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Vivian K. Pickens, 83, of Kane'ohe, died July 28, 2009. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired executive secretary. Survived by son, Jeffrey Lee; stepsons, Robert, Thomas and James; daughter, Deborah Payne; stepdaughters, Jill Toffoli and Lucy Garrick; sister, Aloha McHugh. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
Sydney Piosalan, 55, of Makawao, Maui, died June 30 2009. Born in Honolulu. A lifelong tennis player, instructor and coach. Survived by brothers, Brian and Dennis; uncle, Gaspar Daguay Jr.; aunt, Mary Jane Nakahara. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
William "Billy" John Ponte Jr., 43, of Honolulu, died July 22, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Former refuse company driver. Survived by wife, Deborah; daughters, Leslieann and Leeann; sons, Shannon, Shane and Shawn; father, William Sr.; mother, Ginger Apana; grandmother, Violet Sato; brothers, Jerry, Scott, Nicholas, Taylor and Cole; sisters, Dorothy, Gina and Kehau. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Arthur "Taz" Ross, 33, of Hau'ula, died July 22, 2009. Born in Las Vegas. A cargo handler. Survived by wife, Karalina; mother, Vaialua; brothers, Daniel, Kalani Mioi and Talia Maiava; sisters, Juliette Helsham and Angeles. Visitation 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at La'ie Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Fujiko Mildred Yamada, 88, of Honolulu, died July 11, 2009. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. clerk. Survived by husband, Raymond; son, Clyde; sister, Peggy Sato; grandchildren, Chanelle, Cale and Charlton. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
George Yamanaga, 91, of Honolulu, died July 26, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired civil engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey. Survived by wife, Dora; son, Bruce; daughter, Sheila. Visitation 2 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.