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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, June 25, 2009


Advertiser Staff

Rosa "Rosita" Macalutas Basilio, 65, of Waialua, died May 30, 2009. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Del Monte Pineapple fresh fruit packer. Survived by brothers, Ricardo, Filomeno, Andres and Roger; sisters, Lourdes Sabugo and Estrelita Vicente; father, Joaquin. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Henry Yuen Chang, 79, of Honolulu, died June 7, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired city of Los Angeles electrician; U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by brothers, Stephen, Charles and Roger; one niece; three nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Ella Kun Heong Char Chun, 100, of Kane'ohe, died June 5, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Kuhio Elementary School teacher. Survived by daughters, Louella Chang and Valerie Wolter; sisters, Bernice Loui and Lillie Ching; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Juan Duldulao Corpuz, 91, of 'Ewa Beach, died May 26, 2009. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of the New Marcos Association. Survived by wife, Dominga; daughters, Natividad Gabriel and Remidios Asuncion; son, Romulo; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Servando Galapon, 98, of Honolulu, died June 3, 2009. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Grounds maintenance man at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station. Survived by daughters, Theresa Cariaso, June Bernades and Juanita Mia; sisters, Catalina Paz and Naty Aczon; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m.; private burial. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Raymond Isamu Hata, 93, of Honolulu, died May 23, 2009. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. E.E. Black and city Board of Water Supply employee. Survived by sons, Ronald and Thomas; daughters, Myrtle Taoka and Pat Imai; brothers, Samuel, and Katsumi Takahata; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

James Naoki Hiromasa, 79, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died June 19, 2009. Born in Honoka'a. Korean War U.S. Army Signal Corps sergeant, Unit 8309 of Fort Shafter; retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee. Survived by daughters, Michelle Heuer and Ellen; son, James; five grandchildren; sister, Millie Yamamoto; brothers, Howard and Robert. Service 3 p.m. Wednesday at Honoka'a Hongwanji. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Robert Calvin "Bobby" Johnson, 82, of Jasper, Ga., died June 2, 2009. U.S. Navy veteran who served on CINCPAC staff at Camp Smith. Survived by wife, Martha; son, Robert; daughter, Susan Johnson Greene; son, Kenneth; two grandchildren; brother, Richard; sisters, Shirley Johnson Dillard and Fay Johnson von Lehe. Donations to a favored charity or to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 N. Randolph St., Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203. Condolences: www.postandcourier.com/deaths.

Edward Kaiwa, 89, of Ka'a'awa, died June 11, 2009. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Retired crane operator, member of Operating Engineers Local 3. Survived by wife, Ida; hanai daughters, Gwen Achiu, Ona Ridgeway, Jenny Espinda and Cheryl York; hanai sons, Kaili Achiu, Andrew, Tim and Mark Guernsey; 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Gail Ipolani Burley and Ivy Napua Riviera. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. July 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Leilani Bopay Hope Kapiko, 78, of Honolulu, died June 19, 2009. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Joseph; sons, Roland and Michael Kam; daughter, Kathyanne Kawamoto; brother, Roy Kim; sisters, Mignonne Min and SMI Durie Kim; four grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Susan Yoshie Komoto, 62, of Honolulu, died June 6, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Okadaya sales clerk. Survived by stepmother, Masako; brothers, Russell, and Lee Sano; stepbrother, Ken. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

George Kohle Mills, 81, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died June 22, 2009. Born in Hollywood, Calif. Retired managing director of Tokyo Disneyland. Survived by wife, Joan; son, Larry; daughter, Jeanette Staberg; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Kaua'i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Glory Jean Miner, 57, of 'Ewa Beach, died June 1, 2009. Born in Wahiawa. State Department of Education educational assistant. Survived by husband, Samuel; sons, Palani Roldan and Keola; mother, Salbina Roldan; sisters, Carol and Florence Roldan; three grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Roy Masao Nishimura, 65, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 5, 2009. Born in Hilo. Survived by brother, Earl; sisters, Doris Melemai, Ramona, and Carol Takaki; nieces; nephews. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home Chapel, Hilo; service 10 a.m.; urn burial noon at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

Ira Sherman Rohter, 70, of Honolulu, died June 22, 2009. Born in Chicago. Professor of political science with the University of Hawai'i-Manoa; co-founder of the Green Party. Survived by wife, Karen; son, Alon; daughter, Shahna; brother, Laurence; sister, Sharlene. Service 9 a.m. Saturday at the Honolulu Waldorf School, 808-377-5471. No flowers. Donations to Honolulu Waldorf High School Building Funds, 808-735-9311. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

James Alfred Stackhouse Jr., 80, of Honolulu, died June 21, 2009. Born in Kilauea, Kaua'i. Retired from Chevron Hawai'i. Survived by son, David; daughter, Stacy Stock; three grandchildren. Service 8 a.m. Monday at the Outrigger Canoe Club. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Hazel Deloris Sutherland, 83, of Honolulu, died June 22, 2009. Born in Pittsburgh. Retired manager for the federal government at Pearl Harbor; state president of Business & Professional Women. Survived by two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Jin Takamiya, 90, of Wailuku, Maui, died June 20, 2009. Born in Waiehu, Maui. Retired owner in distribution of household goods. Survived by sons, Lance and Curtis; brothers, Kenneth and James; sisters, Elsie Tamaki, Mildred Shimabuku and Maxine Oshiro; two grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Burial 9 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Rainer Sandel Warren, 58, of Honolulu, died June 6, 2009. Born in Pohnpei, Micronesia. Owner of Elite Security Co. Survived by wife, Marcy; sons, Wensner, William and Jeffrey; daughter, Jennifer; brothers, Dasiro, Setiro and Rerad; sisters, Kathy, Eliwy, Satako, Missiger, Saliby, Blora and Jane. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Crossroads. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Irene Sumako Watanabe, 86, of Honolulu, died June 18, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hakuyosha Dry Cleaners counter clerk. Survived by husband, Maurice; sons, Roy and Clyde; daughter, Amy Kobayashi; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Masayuki Yoshimura. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Fulton "Beau" Louis Watts, 55, of Warren, Ohio, died June 18, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired from the Warren Health Department. Survived by parents, Marvin and Lorraine; brothers, Marvin Jr., Patrick, Joseph and Jeffrey; former wife, Patricia Murphy- Pedro; companion, Dick Szorady. Mainland service held. Arrangements by Dostal Funeral Service.