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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, April 12, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Ciriaco "Akong" Aguinaldo Agoo, 99, of Waialua, died March 16, 2010. Born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Waialua Sugar Co. (one of the original sakadas). Survived by son, Benjamin; daughters, Maria Lacar and Araceli Manrique; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Felipe Cugal Allera, 77, of Paia, Maui, died April 4, 2010. Born in Paia. Retired maintenance worker for Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Survived by sister, Alberta Dela Calsada. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku, Maui.

Candle Kuuleilani Broad, 33, of Kailua, died March 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. She was a special needs student graduated from Kailua. Survived by parents, James and Bernadette; brothers, James and Roman. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Matias Dacanay Daguimol, 86, of Paia, Maui, died March 28, 2010. Born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Aston Maui Lu Resort, KÝhei, Maui, groundskeeper. Survived by wife, Pacita; son, Arthur; daughters, Virgin Edmalin, Susie, Jane Pascua, and Reyvijane; brother, Francisco; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at King's Cathedral, Kahului, Maui; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku, Maui.

Jonathan Loresto De Leon, 59, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 5, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Farmer. Survived by mother, Avelina; brother, Norman; sisters, Ethel, Zeny Loresto and Cynthia Denson. Private service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Arthur "Archie" Matthew English, 79, of Pukalani, Maui, died April 7, 2010. Born in Paia, Maui. Guard at the Olinda Prison Camp; a retired lieutenant at the Maui Correctional Center; U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Survived by wife, Juliette; daughters, Kalei Sombelon, Tanya Kapaku and Gretchen Freitas; sons, Glen and Scott; sister, Genevieve Gildersleeve; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao, Maui; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku.

Editha C. Guerrero, 67, of Honolulu, died March 29, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Retired Avalon Care Center housekeeper. Survived by husband, Gerardo; son, Jerry; daughter, Jenny Pavao; brother, Jovencio Dela Cruz; sisters, Anna Ignacio, Merced Cayetano, Celina Clemente, Maxima Pascual and Lolita Wieand; six grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Leslie R. Hannaford, 76, of Kapolei, died April 7, 2010. Born in Canada. Twenty-eight year Island resident. Survived by wife, Doris; daughter, Lezlee and her husband, Henry Kapono Kaaihue; grandchildren, Kapono and Cassandra; brother, Kenneth; hanai "No. 2 son," John. Prayer service 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Sidney Tadashi Ihori, 60, of Pearl City, died April 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. City Department of Design and Construction structural engineer. Survived by wife, Shirley; daughters, Shelli and Staci; brothers, Milton and Ken. Private service. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Jessie "Pilali" Kahalewai Johnson , 87, of Honolulu, formerly of Volcano, Hawaii, died April 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by son, William; daughters, Carolyn Tapper and June Cleghorn; sisters, Mary Lou Gomard and Hazel Peterson; six grandchildren. Private graveside service. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Kailua, Oahu; celebration of life service 2 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to Windward Seniors Day Care Center or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Elizabeth "Tita" "Aunty Mona" Kalaniaka Ma Kalani, 90, of Pahala, Hawaii, died April 4, 2010. Born in Keei, Kona, Hawaii. A homemaker; member of the Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Pahala Senior Citizen's Club. Survived by daughters, Mildred Aldaya, Mary Jane Ballio and Valarie Clay; sons, John Sr. and Ernest Jr.; 21 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. All-night vigil from 6 p.m. Friday at the family residence, 96-1158 Keahi St., Pahala; wake service 7 p.m. Visitation also 11 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. in church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawaii.

Harlan Bruce Kamekona, 49, of Kaneohe, died March 23, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Bad Boys Trucking; former owner of HBK Trucking. Survived by sons, Kealoha and Reggie; daughters, Kanani and Pua; mother, Evelyn; brother, Reynold; sisters, Renee Shook and Jolyn Kipapa; three grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church; service 7 to 8 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Glynnis Lee Reiko Kinoshita, 54, of Kaneohe, died March 26, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Chris Nakagawa; daughter, Brittany Phelps; mother, Mae; brothers, Reynolds and Blake; sisters, Karen Martin and Michelle Sakata; granddaughter, Maya Oda. Service 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Camp Smith, Sunset Lanai. Donations to Hawaiian Humane Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Eleanor "Aunty Taka" Takaye Miura, 78, of Honolulu, died March 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Hono-lulu Police Department, Department of Human Resources, employee. Survived by sister, Grace Peters; caregiver/nephew, Lloyd Konno; nephew, Earl Konno; niece, Ginger Konno. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, service 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Sister Rita Mary Mulhall, 85, of Honolulu, died March 27, 2010. Born in New York. A teacher for the sisters of St. Francis of the Newman Community; former teacher in Albany, Gloversville, Minoa, Syracuse and Utica, N.Y.; Camden, N.J.; Loraine, Ohio; Hilo and Honolulu; founder of a reading clinic. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday St. Francis Convent, 2715 Pamoa Road; Mass 10 a.m. Burial 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Yoshio Noel Nakamoto, 77, of Hanapepe, died March 31, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Retired television technician /owner of Yoshi's TV, Hanapepe; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by brothers, Toshiaki, Kiyoichi, Warren and Stanley; sisters, Natsue Muraoka, Masako Kataoka, Fumiko Takaki and Jean Doi. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Irenea Caminos Nacar, 84, of Honolulu, died April 6, 2010. Born in Kealia, Kauai. Retired St. Francis Medical Center nurse and Senior Companionship Program. Survived by sons, Richard Cabinian, Jimmie Nacar and Tony Nacar; daughters, Gloria Brown-Wolstenholme, Barbara Hale and Catherine Kalua-Gonzalez; brothers, Jose, Guernaldo and Augustine Caminos; sisters, Patsy Tolentino, Connie Durano, Minnie Gray and Lucy Castellucci; 14 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Federic Nitullama, 72, of Honolulu, died April 2, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Retired hotel cashier for Marine Surf Seaside Annex. Survived by wife, Juanita; son, Jonathan; brothers, Chrisanto Amper and Manuel; sisters, Juanita Amper and Basila Lawless. Service pending. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Edmund "Handsome Ed" Allen Nourrie, 63, of Hilo, Hawaii, formerly of Waianae, died March 30, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Electric Co. system operator; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Vicky Hulihee-Nourrie; sons, Jay, Eric, Jon Paul, Edmunc Jr. and Danny; hanai son, Peter Ramos; mother, Thelma; sisters, Orma DuHammel and Arlene Most; brother, Ernie; four grandchildren. Visitation noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hospice of Hilo; celebration of life 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Ellen Chiyoko Ohara, 88, of Waipahu, died March 3, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. Survived by sons, Raymond and Norman; sister, Mildred Tachino; brothers, Eddie and Richard Yoshimoto; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Kiyotsugu "Kiyo" Oshiro, 96, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 31, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired Hilo Gas Co. salesman; charter member and second president of Hui Okinawa; one of the founders of the Kanoelehua Industrial Area Association; former Hawaii County police commissioner. Survived by wife, Hatsuye; sons, Roy and Clyde; daughters, Merle Miyahira and Lani Yamami; sister, Soni Guillot; hanai daughter, Christy Rabe; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Mildred Pogtis, 80, of Waianae, died March 26, 2010. Born on the Big Island. Survived by sons, William Madeiros, Alfred Jr., Daniel, Don, and Floro Villabrille; daughter, Joanne Eguchi; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Albert and Manuel; sister, Mary Jumalon. Private service. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Joseph Kekahuna Poouahi Jr., 78, of Waimanalo, died March 16, 2010. Born in Kaupo, Maui. Retired state of Hawaii painter. Survived by sons, Joseph III, Melvin, and Gene Kaneapua; daughter, Jocelyn; brothers, Frank Poouahi and Johnny Kekahuna; sister, Eva Kauai; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Samuel Lalea Puluole, 67, of Hilo, Hawaii, died April 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from United Airlines; past executive director of Hilo Downtown Improvement Association. Survived by wife, Judith; daughters, Robyn Mitchell, MeiLing Tomori and SiuLin; hanai daughter, Jenny Batulanon; sister, Winifred Flick; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary; celebration of life 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Steven Rivera, 54, of Sun Valley, Nev., died March 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Kathy; son, Elijah; daughters, Kerrie Miguel, Kristie Agnacin and Keysha ; stepson, Charles Fox; stepdaughter, Jessica Fox; parents, Daniel and Gladys; sisters, Susan DeGuzman and Loree Winslow; brother, Randy; eight grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ewa Beach Baptist Church; service 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Rosie "Nancy" Pascua Rosaro, 37, of KÝhei, Maui, died April 7, 2010. Born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. The Four Seasons Resort, Maui, housekeeper. Survived by husband, Amor; son, Rendell; daughter, Rose Ann Motooka; mother, Manuela Saliganan; brother, Anastacio Saliganan Jr.; sisters, Zenaida Pagdilado, Marcela Saliganan, Dina Saliganan and Mary Jane Pascua; one grandson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, Maui; service 7 p.m. Burial in the Philippines pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku, Maui.

Hedwig Margarete Ryan, 84, of Honolulu, died March 30, 2010. Born in Deuthsch Eylau, East Prussia, Germany. Retired from designer clothing departments of Liberty House and Macy's. Survived by son, Thomas; daughter, Margareta "Leilani" Trombley; brothers, Walter and Gunther Wirth; sister, Lallie Wirth; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Alex Salvador, 98, of Waipahu, died March 20, 2010. Born in the Philippines. A military veteran. Survived by wife, Eufemia Yadao; sons, Delano and Edgardo; daughters, Janet Baoyes, Loreta Reilly, Gloria Rodillas and Merlie Pascua; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary; service 5 p.m.; cremation to follow. Inurnment 8:30 a.m. Mondayat the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Charles Toshio Shimada, 92, of Honolulu, died March 21, 2010. Born in Heeia. A retired carpenter/foreman with Carpenters Union Local 745. Survived by daughter, Carole; grandchildren, Raymond Gomes III, Robert, Roy and Romaine Garguild, and Russell Gomes; 11 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Thomas Shimooka Jr., 47, of Pearl City, died March 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Thomas Sr.; mother Lilinoe; sisters, Lee Ann Kaopua and Jeniel; brother, Alan. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown First Ward; service 11:30 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Vernon Nana Soga, 61, of Kahana Valley, died April 8, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Building mechanic with Facility Management; former city bus driver. Survived by wife, Carol; sons, Kinohi, Shane and Shaun; daughters, Tricia, Dana, Anuhea, Reiko, Brittany and Isabel; parents, Vernon and Beatrice; sisters, Verna and Blanche; three grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Second Ward, makai chapel; service 11 a.m. to noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Mark Kaleo Solatorio, 43, of Kaneohe, died March 28, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A mason construction worker. Survived by wife, Reri Ellen; son, Mareko Solatorio Carvalho; stepchildren, Heano, Shannon, Christina and Justin Kalahiki; brothers, Samuel, Luke and Iakopa; sisters, Marilyn Vaitai, Roylyn, Alma Ruth, Lopeka Kelekoma and Lahaina; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Reed Toru Tagawa, 67, of Honolulu, died April 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired no-fault claims supervisor for Island Insurance Co. Survived by wife, Lynn; son, Mark; daughter, Lena Hanson; father, Itaru Tagawa; half brothers, Gary and Ralph Okumura. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Inurnment 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Grace Matsuno Taira, 95, of Torrance, Calif., died March 16, 2010. Born in Paia, Maui. Retired dressmaker. Survived by son, Walter; daughters, Susan Maruo, Mae Tanaka and Jean Kobashigawa; sisters, Hazel Yasuda and Sandra Tengan; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 10 a.m.

Pearl Elvina Mary Thompson, 86, of Honolulu, died March 9, 2010. Born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Scott and Kirk; brothers, Leo and Joseph "Jojo" Barbel; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

James "Jim" Isamu Tomita, 79, of Honolulu, died April 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired educator for state Department of Education; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Ella; son, Erik; daughter, Roxanne Kam; brothers, Kenneth, Paul and Leon; sisters, Lily, Clara Kanagawa, Alice Haitsuka and Corah Belle Oyama; two grandchildren. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Jodo Mission of Hawaii; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Alice Kimiko Toyofuku, 92, of Honolulu, died March 29, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. A housewife. Survived by sons, Melvin and Ronald; daughters, June Low, Jean Fukumitsu, Charlotte Nakao and Hazel Tanaka; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Masaichi Omura; sister, Florence. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Mika Jennifer Verke, 69, of Honolulu, died March 31, 2010. Born in Fukuoka-ken, Japan. Retired surgical dental assistant. Survived by husband, Duane; son, Andy; brother, Masumitsu Kuraichi; sisters, Masako Sagawa, Kyoko Kuraichi and Yumiko Tsutsumi; four grandchildren ; one great-granddaughter. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Ken Thi Vuong, 86, of Honolulu, died April 10, 2010. Born in Tran Vinh, Vietnam. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Myvan Thi Tran and Mychau Thi Tran; three grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; Chinese Buddhist service 11 a.m. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts).

Marjorie "Auntie Girlie" Wallett, 78, of Haiku, Maui, died April 3, 2010. Born in Honokohau, Maui. A petitioner for stream restoration in East Maui; retired civil servant in communications for the U. S. Navy; U. S. Air Force veteran. Survived by son, Kevin "Kalei"; daughter, Lurlyn "Lyn" Scott; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, Maui; service 7:30 p.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku, Maui.

David Ancel Williams, 44, of Hana, Maui, died April 4, 2010. Born in Portland, Ore. Self-employed glass artist. Survived by wife, Dena Jannette; son, Peter; mother, Dianne Langtry; brothers, Peter and Neal; grandparents, Madelyn and Paul Brown. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Lillian Masako Yamaguchi, 95, of Honolulu, died March 19, 2010. Born in Hakalau, Hawaii. Retired Kuakini Medical Center registered nurse. Survived by son, Dain; daughter, Lynn Shinsato; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.