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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 30, 2009


Advertiser Staff

Benedict Abraham Keaumoku Amoy, 85, of Kane'ohe, died May 16, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Fort Shafter in 1980; also worked with the Hawai'i state Legislature. Survived by wife, Loretta; nieces; nephews. Visitation 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Laura Wong Fong, 93, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired federal government employee. Survived by brothers, Edmund and Warren; sister, Marjorie Ing. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Eric "Bon Zippa" Garcia, 48, of Waimanalo, died May 25, 2009. Survived by mother, Maria; daughters, Hokulani and Kiesha; brothers and sisters, Gilbert, Maria, Shane, Sadie and Earl; three grandchildren; companion, Dana Wong. Service 9 a.m. Monday at Waimanalo Baptist Church.

Bessie Mitsuko Harada, 85, of Honolulu, died May 1, 2009. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawai'i. A dietician. Survived by two sons; two daughters; one sister; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life 1 p.m. next Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Samuel Hideo Higuchi, 94, of Honolulu, died May 7, 2009. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired pension consultant; insurance general agent. Survived by wife, Lillian; daughters, Mona Lerman and Elsa Lee; granddaughter, Emily Tom; nieces; nephews. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Berna Mae Iosua, 64, of Honolulu, died May 24, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Senior vice president of Unity House Inc.; director of legal department at Local 5 Union. Survived by sons, Parson and Rockne; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; mother, Helen Enos; brother, Adam Enos; sisters, Jennifer Aki and Kalena Bowers. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m.; private scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Katherine "Kay" Kaname Yagami Joy, 90, of 'Aiea, died May 19, 2009. Born in Kilauea, Kaua'i. Survived by sons, Francis and Carlson; daughters, Frances Matsuda, Marsha Phillips and Patricia Gerren; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Nobleza "Nobles" Viloria Lacuesta, 85, of Kapolei, died May 19, 2009. Born in Capangdanan, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association. Survived by husband, Mariano; sons, Manuel, Mariano Jr. and Dante; daughters, Erlinda Galvez, Joycelyn Talaro and Fely Gauvin; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sister, Esperanza Balgos. 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. Elizabeth Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Edith Kiyomi Maeda, 75, of Honolulu, died May 26, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Foodland accounts receivable clerk. Survived by son, Neal; daughters, Lynette Miyamura and Naomi Hironaga; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry, Gerald and Roy Tanoue; sisters, Grace Tonokawa and Karen Au. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Robert Lester Moranha, 71, of Pearl City, died May 3, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Base Navy Public Works Center carpenter shop general foreman; U.S. Marine Corps corporal. Survived by wife, Lillian; sons, Steven and Michael; daughter, Wendy; brother, John; sister, Elaine Ikeno; four grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; committal 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.

Enriqueta "Enring" Saragosa Munoz, 71, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2009. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Former Sheraton Waikiki housekeeper; former First & Second Mortgage Brokerage loan officer; self-employed sales associate. Survived by husband, Rafael Sr.; daughter, Thelma Gomez; sons, Rafael Jr. and Andrew Gomez; brother, Roque Saragosa; sister, Marciana Tungpalan; grandchildren, Chadwick, Terrill and Ashley Gomez; great-granddaughter, Isabelle Mabalot. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 11 a.m. next Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Yukio Nakao, 91, of Hanapepe, Kaua'i, died May 26, 2009. Born in Wahiawa, Kaua'i. Owner/manager of Echo Lanes. Survived by wife, Loretta; son, Thad; daughters, Arnette Lee, Ceseli Fujioka and Dreanna; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Yasuo; sisters, Kayo, Fumie Beppu and Hideyo. Visitation 2 p.m. Thursday at Hanapepe Hongwanji; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

Beatrice Lum Pang, 83, of Honolulu, died May 22, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Dary; daughter, Cara Gee; three grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Yee, Lillian Ching and Daphne Siu. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 10:45 a.m. at Nu'uanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Helen Mary Penrose, 82, of Honolulu, died May 21, 2009. Born in Philadelphia. Retired from AT&T in Pennsylvania. Survived by daughter, Dolores Vinson; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Joe and Bud; sister, Kay Island. Inurnment in Pennsylvania. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Stephen James Greene Quirk , 66, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 20, 2009. Born in Hartford, Conn. Retired education coordinator. Survived by wife, Chun Soon; sons, Dylan, Simon and Ian; sister, Deborah; brother, George; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

Howard Sheu Fai Siu, 74, of Honolulu, died May 11, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired accountant; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sisters, Jennie Wung and Beverly Dodo; nieces, nephews. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts), Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.