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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, April 3, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Visitaticion Valdez Abara, 86, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, died March 15, 2010. Born in Laoag, Philippines. Retired coffee farmer. Survived by daughters, Ederlina, Rosalia Paguyo and Mariariza; brother, Jovenal Valdez; sister, Magdalena Nicolas; two grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Catholic Church, Kealakekua, Hawaii; Mass 7 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

Donald Douglas Chapman, 82, died March 23, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Principal architect in charge of public and private projects; design architect for Arizona Memorial Visitors Center; twice appointed to state board of architects; recipient of Ernie H. Hara Distinguished Service Award. Survived by wife, Carol Hartley Chapman; daughters, Denice Kelly and Elizabeth Lucarelli; five grandchildren; brother, Robert; stepsons, Joe and Jeff Hartley. Celebration of life 2 p.m. April 10 at the Bainbridge Island, Wash., family home; reception 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes in Hawaii at a later date. Donations to The Bainbridge Island Help Line House, University of Hawaii Foundation/School of Architecture or The Ernest H. Hara FAIA Distinguished Service Award. Condolences: www.cookfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Bo Lan Wong Chu, 87, of Honolulu, died March 29, 2010. Born in Canton, China. Former co-owner of Chu's Cafe and Jollyland Amusement. Survived by sons, Steven, Andrew, Brian and James; daughters, Aileen Chin, Sue Hagashide, Diane Rider and Elma; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Ting Chew Wong; sister, Bo Chee. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; Taoist service; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Victoria "Vicky" Wilkinson Clemens, 64, of Seattle, formerly of Wahiawa and Kaneohe, died Nov. 4, 2009. Born in Lanai City, Lanai. Retired Straub Clinic & Hospital nurse. Survived by husband, Gary; son, Deven; grandson, Morgan; granddaughter, Ashley; brothers, Dr. Robert "Bob," William "Bill" and Gerald "Jerry" Wilkinson. Celebration of life service 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; inurnment 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Private family reception to follow. Aloha attire.

Carol Jean DeCosta, 69, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died March 27, 2010. Born in Hono-kaa. Retired; also Hale Hoola Hospital housekeeper. Survived by sons, Dale, Herbert Jr. and Donald Gonsalves; daughters, Darlene Mattos, Sheri, and Kimberly Agbayani; hanai daughter, Olinda DeRego; sister; Betty Vicente; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m Friday at Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m Saturday at the church; prayer service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.

Nancy Hideko Fujieki, 90, of Honolulu, died March 14, 2010. Born in Kohala, Hawaii. Retired Bank of Hawaii accountant. Survived by son, Ray; sister, Patsy Koge; one granddaughter. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Me Lam Ho, 91, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Certified parachute packer for the federal government. Survived by brother, Walter Man Quen; nieces, Harriet Ho Pien, Frances Ho Awa and Jennie Ho Kimura; three grandnieces; four grandnephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Mele Keaolilani Kaawa Joines akaKeaolilani Mele Kaawa Joines, 91, of Kapahulu, died March 26, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Former Davenroy Dry Cleaners launderer; homemaker. Survived by son, Walter "Wally"; daughter, Deborah "Deb" Kaahanui; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, George Watanabe; sister, Marie Nuuhiwa. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.

Tsunetoshi "Toe" "Kane" Kaneshiro, 78, of Pearl City, died March 27, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired Aloha Airlines machinist. Survived by wife, Shirley; son, Mark; one grandchild; brother, Jioyei "Joe"; sisters, Kimiko "Kay" Arakaki and Sally Fitzgerald. Visitation 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Ok Sun Kang, 87, of Honolulu, died March 31, 2010. Born in Pyongan Bukdo, North Korea. All Souls member. Survived by son, Graham Jun; daughters, Hyung Ae Park, Young Ja Jun, June Hi Wiley and Jeanny Jun; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Church; Mass 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Glynnis Lee Reiko Kinoshita, 54, of Kaneohe, died March 26, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Chris Nakagawa; daughter, Brittany Phelps; mother, Mae Sadoyama; brothers, Reynolds and Blake; sisters, Karen Martin and Michelle Sakata; granddaughter, Maya Oda. Private service. Donations to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Eufemia Macasio Layugan, 88, of Wahiawa, died March 4, 2010. Born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Dole Co. employee. Survived by husband, Bernardo; sons, Rodrigo, Neilbert and Jonathan; daughter, Celerina Adriance; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Nemecio, Juan, Eligio and Florendo Macasio; sisters, Cresencia Gay-ya, Petronila Gonzales and Violeta Galeng. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Yaichi "Dugan" Matsuoka, 86, of Aiea, died March 31, 2010. Born in Kohala, Hawaii. Retired from Kohala Sugar Co. Survived by son, Cyril; daughters, Naomi Brun, June Matsuoka-Bennison and Leona Alatini; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Matsue Maeda and Alice Nakamura. Visitation 3 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Andrita Mililani Perreira, 69, of Lhue, Kauai, died March 28, 2010. Born in Hono-lulu. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Ryan and Wesley; daughter, Trisha; mother, Castora Suero; sisters, Carmencita Padilla, Kathleen Aceret and Charlmaine Buloson; brother, Tino Suero; seven grandchildren. Visitation 8 a.m. April 10 at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 10 a.m.; inurnment 11 a.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Mary Hiolani Pua, 81, of Waianae, died March 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. The last of the Golden Girls; employee at the Honolulu International Airport and the former Makaha Sheraton Hotel. Survived by sons, Alfred Kalua, William Jr., Wyatte, Wendell and Wesley Pua and Jason Kalua; daughters, Wilma Fo, Ivy Pagelsdorf, Wynette, Willamina Fusitua, Wilda, and Leadra Kalua; 38 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; three great-great-granddaughters. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Florence Sonoe Sakata, 81, of Honolulu, died March 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Prudential Insurance clerk. Survived by daughter, Terry Labiste; grandson, Eric; brother, Henry Nishihara; sister, Doris Abe. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Stephen L. Shelby, 69, of 'Aiea, died March 28, 2010. Born in New York City. Retired from the U.S. Navy; data analyst. Survived by wife, Phyllis Moore-Shelby; son, Kevin; daughter, Kim Harmon; four grandchildren. Service in May to be announced. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Drake Webster Will, 86, died March 11, 2010. Born in Los Angeles. U.S. Army veteran; former The Queen's Medical Center director of laboratories and chief of pathology; more recently vice president of Medical Dental Services at Queen's. Survived by brother, Robert; nieces and nephews. No service. Donations to Honolulu Academy of Arts, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Rehabilitation Services, 1012 E. Willetta, Phoenix, AZ 85006, or a favorite charity. Arrangements by Samaritan Funeral Home.