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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, November 14, 2009


Advertiser Staff

Mal Sun Chun, 79, of Honolulu, died Nov. 3, 2009. Born in Kyong Buk, South Korea. Retired Ilikai Hotel housekeeper. Survived by daughter, Helen Saito; nieces; nephews. Visitation 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Aiea Korean United Methodist Church; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Avelino Soriano Cumlat, 79, of Päpaikou, Hawaii, died Nov. 9, 2009. Born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Mauna Loa Orchard Co. nut picker. Survived by wife, Leonida; son, Leo; sister, Trinidad Tangonan; one granddaughter. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Roger Allan Davis, 69, of Pearl City, died Nov. 5, 2009. Born in Milwaukee. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. technician; retired U.S. Air Force National Guard technical sergeant; Certified Management Inc. maintenance supervisor. Survived by wife, Juanita McKay; sons, Robert and Ken Davis, Ronald, Duncan, Leslie and Douglas McKay; daughters, Lisa Kahoano, Lorraine Villafuerte and Mary Barboza; mother, Dorothy Jean; 23 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Stanley "Tsune" Tsuneo Fujikawa, 73, of Ewa Beach, died Oct. 29, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired electronic engineer for the Department of the Navy; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, April; son, Dean; daughters, Roxanne, Aileen Coulson and Marianne Reeves; two grandchildren; brother, Walter; sisters, Joyce Kokubun and Grace Uyema. Service 4 p.m. today at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Walter R. James, 84, of Honolulu, died Nov. 10, 2009. Born in Evanston, Ill. Retired U.S. Steel manager; U.S. Army Air Corps veteran. Survived by son, Theodore Kilgore; nieces, Judith Sellman and Stephanie Carter; grandnieces; grandnephews. Service at a later date. Donations to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Marjorie Mitsue Uemura Makanani, 82, of Mililani, died Nov. 6, 2009. Born in Líhue, Kauai. Retired PBX operator. Survived by sons, Joseph Kawika and Nathan; daughters, Margo, and Jeanine Pierceall; brother, Paul Uemura; sisters, Dorothy Slape, Katherine Wakayama and Jean Mundell; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Cornerstone Fellowship Mililani Mauka Baptist Church; service 11 a.m.; reception to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Herbert "James" Verte Masocol, 69, of Honolulu, died Oct. 21, 2009. Born in Waipahu. Survived by former wife, Marcella; companion, Michael Matsushima; daughters, Donna Sanchez, Janelle Ancheta, Daniela, and Janine Pascual; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Ernest, Donald, Rodney and Daniel Cabaldon; sisters, Barbara Lankford and Priscilla Ewing. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.

Reginald "Reggie" Wilfred Miller Jr., 61, of Honolulu, died June 16, 2009. Born in Oakdale, Calif. An ironworker and auto mechanic. Survived by sister, Kim Miller Abreu; nieces and nephews; grandnephews. Visitation 1 p.m. today at Hope Chapel, Käneohe; service 1:30 p.m.; reception 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. Scattering of ashes 4:30 p.m. at Lanikai Beach. Inquiries: 668-5448. Donations c/o Karen Abersold, 1251 Hele St., Kailua, HI 96734.

Damien George "Lefty" Pestana, 69, of Amarillo, Texas, died Nov. 9, 2009. Born on Maui. Retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer; retired from DRMO. Survived by wife, Gudfinna Ebba Pestana; sons, Gerald Damien Pestana, Walter and Edward Alfaro; daughter, Doreen Miller; stepsons, Mark, Paul and Edgar Trebotich; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Diane Mattos. Service 10 a.m. today at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories.

Peyason "Peter" Rimsinth, 57, of Kailua, died Nov. 11, 2009. Born in Bangkok, Thailand. A businessman. Survived by wife, Pranee; son, Ryan; daughter, Samantha Rimsinth Banner; sisters, Rasamee Vanich-Angkul, Sumalee Majacheep, Kanitha Threethepvilai and Vanida; brother, Ravin. Visitation 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; Thai Buddhist service 2 p.m.; cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes at a later date.

Joanne Sontag, 59, of Anahola, Kauai, died Oct. 31, 2009. Born in Massachusetts. Schoolteacher. Survived by sisters, Bonnie and Thia; caregiver, Valerie Wood. Celebration of life 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Wailua River Clubhouse, Kauai. Puuwai Canoe Club will scatter the ashes in the Wailua River. Contact Manu at 808-652-5320. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Romeo "Romy" Labonete Soriano Sr., 63, of Waipahu, died Oct. 25, 2009. Born in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Retired U.S. Navy veteran; retired from Hälawa Correctional Facility. Survived by wife, Perlita; sons, Romeo Jr. and Randy; brother, Ambot; sisters, Aurelia Carmen, Consuelo Salamanca and Marietta Rafael; two grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

Kong Kum Young, 86, of Honolulu, died Oct. 25, 2009. Born in Zhong Shan, China. Past president of Buck Toy Club; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Sin Yung; sons, Albert and Alfred; daughters, Lola Fu and Karen Wood; brothers, Dr. Bing Hing and Bing Hen; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; Taoist service; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.