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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, April 19, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Andrew "Andy" "Agie" Alama Agres, 72, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 24, 2010. Born in Hilo. Peerless Roofing roofer, Honolulu; president of 'Ohana O Ke Kai Canoe Club. Survived by sons, Richard Teanio, Aaron and Elmer; daughters, Faith Peace, Starnani Matsumoto, Angie, Avis Yoshioka and Andi; mother of children, Gloria Kalamau; brothers, Edison Keomaka, Joseph "Joe" Keomaka, Clyde, John Chu-Hing, Anthony "Tony" Martin and Edward Pascua; sisters, Leatrice Lutz, Honur Davidson and Paulette Kato; 24 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life, 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 33 Noeau St., Panaewa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

William Donald Busk, 79, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2010. Born in David City, Neb. President of Busk Enterprises. U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by wife, Taeko; daughter, Brandi Clement; sister, Annie Williams; brother, Jack; a grandchild. Private service held. No flowers. Memorial donations to St. Francis Hospice. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Teresita "Tessie" Corpuz Casil, 65, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died March 22, 2010. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. An adult residence care home operator. Survived by husband, Arsenio Sr.; daughters, Aileen Andaya and Mari Halsted; son, Arsenio Jr.; five grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Section). Casual attire.

Ten Tsun Irving Chang, 70, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Graduate of Iolani School, Columbia University and Michigan Law School. Survived by wife, Joselyn; sons, Timothy and Jonathan; daughters, Allison and Dr. Kimberly; sister, En Harriet; three grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Mary Louise "Bubbles" Chun, 64, of Honolulu, died April 9, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A cocktail waitress. Survived by husband, Clifford; sons, Koni Peterson, Robert Shibata and Curtis; daughter, Desiree Ishimine; brothers, Stanley Sousa and Wayne Kakae; five grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.

Gypsie Miguel De Vera, 23, of Ewa Beach, died March 16, 2010. Born in Lipay, Solsona, Ilocos Norte Philippines. Survived by parents, Jesus and Rosalinda; brothers, Sherwin and Guizent; daughter, Gazzel. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Florencio "Inciong" Ramos Domingo, 75, of Ewa Beach, died March 24, 2010. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired employee of Hawaii Food Products. Survived by wife, Adelina; sons, Danilo, Juanito, Camilo, Arnold, Flordelito Christian Dior; daughter, Perlita Tumamao; brothers, Dionisio and Bonifacio; 13 grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 7 p.m. Final service and burial in the Philippines. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Stephen "Franco" Edward Franco, 73, of Kailua, died April 11, 2010. Born in Billings, Mont. Retired Martin Warehousing and Distribution and Safeguard Services truck driver. Survived by wife, Alice "Tita" Mahoe Franco; sons, Stephen Jr. and Marcos; daughters, Vanessa, and Shannon Franco; brothers, Manuel and Marcus; sisters, Liz, Patricia Spears and Anna Kintgen; six grandchildren. Visitation 12 to 1 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church; service 1 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

Lloyd "Hama" Harumi Hamamura, 64, of Koloa, Kauai, died April 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A retired Kaua'i County Water Department mechanic and U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Estelle "Miki"; son, Jaxon; daughters, Janel Ruiz and Jolene; hanai daughter, Nani Kaulili; brother, Earl; sisters, Kathleen Hee and Lenora Shin; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Private burial at a later date.

Michael James Harney Jr., 61, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brother, John; sisters, Mary Miller and Katherine Fujii. Cemetery committal service 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Thomas Takeshi Hayashi, 86, of Honolulu, died March 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired construction painter; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Janet; son, Lawrence; daughters, Sharon Bird and Gail Madriaga; brother, Wifred; sister, Alice Okubo; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Tadao Ida, 74, of Kaneohe, died March 29, 2010. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. A retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency computer technician. A U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Dean and Clyde; caregiver/daughter-in-law, Linette; sister, Matsue. Visitation from 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 12 p.m. Committal service and inurnment 11 a.m. April 26 at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Taruna Joab, 57, of Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, died April 11, 2010. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Jack; daughters, Priscilla Joab-Baso, Jacqueline Joab-Wobol, and Zena Joab Albious; son, Richard AC; sisters, Tommy Lakjohn, Eonjin Ben, and Jawoj Elmi; brothers, Hechi, Emi and Felix Elmi. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary.

James "Uncle Jimmy" Kuwewe Kahookele, 75, of Nahiku, Maui, died April 11, 2010. Born in Nahiku. Retired heavy-equipment operator. Survived by wife, Sharon; daughters, Katherine Kahookele Yamamoto, Margaret Kahookele Cooper, Ellen and JeanMary; sons, Jesse, David, Abraham, Frank Cozart and James "Jaime" III; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at Nahiku Church; service 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Nahiku Church Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Brittney Kealohapoinaole Kanae-Costa, 20, of Waimanalo, died April 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by son, Oliver Pennington Kanae-Costa; father, Steven Costa; grandmother, Mary "Popo" Chock; brothers, Isaiah, Kawehi and Leighton; sisters, Dinda, Poo and Tatum. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Mark Aheong Kailialoha Kauwe, 49, of Kaneohe, died April 11, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Shiatsu therapist and owner of Shiatsu by Mark. Survived by wife, Leanne; sons, Shane, Justin and Ian; brothers, John, Steward; sisters, Yolanda-Leimomi Miyahana and Kimberlyn Sakai. Visitation 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kane'ohe Stake Center; service 12 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

William "Billy Kay" Timothy Kay Sr., 78, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died April 4, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A retired iron worker for the International Association of Ironworkers, Local 625. Survived by wife, Wanda; sons, William "Dutch" Jr., LeRoy and Adam Jr.; daughters, Pamela, Nani Malani and Karoll Penovaroff; stepsons, Manuel and Edward Delos Santos and Santos and Christopher Carvalho; stepdaughters, Dorothy Allen and Muzette Molina; sisters, Anna Jaber and Sally Malterre; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary; celebration of life 10 a.m. Burial of ashes 10:30 a.m. May 7 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Earl "Emil" I. Lee Jr., 86, of Kaneohe, died April 11, 2010. Born in Honolulu. An officer merchant seaman. Survived by companion, Gilda; son, Steven; daughter, Wilkins Reinheimer; brothers, Bob and Fred; sister, Lila Paxton; three grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Church. A private scattering of ashes Sunday. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Attilio John Leonardi, 87, of Honolulu, died March 31, 2010. Born in Boston. Former owner of the Glades Night Club and other Hotel Street businesses; member of the California Hotel "Golden Arm Club," former U.S. merchant marine. Survived by sons, Attilio and Jimmy, Curtis Davis; daughter, Naomi Rodrigues; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Private burial held in Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Willie Lerok, 55, of Honolulu, died April 2, 2010. Born in the Marshall Islands. Survived by wife, Arsi; sons, Janley, Casey, Caster, Calvin Risen, Richie, Ricky, and Malvin; daughters, Angelina and Magadelina; brothers, Solomon Lorok, Jitiam Lerok, Meriok Lorok, Leban Lorok, Tommy Leban, Kelean Lorok, Saimon Lorok, and Karol Lorok; sister, Smile Lorok; two grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary; service 3 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Amy Chau Linn, 76, of Honolulu, died April 14, 2010. Born in China. A homemaker. Survived by son, Darwin; daughters, Nancy and Susan; one sister; three grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; Taoist service; burial 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Raymond Hiroshi Ohara, 90, of Honolulu, died March 15, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired insurance agent. Survived by wife, Margaret; daughters, Kathleen, Patty Nicholl, Laura, Peggy, and Maureen Ohara-Norris; brother, Richard; sister, Mildred Akeo; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Harold Kia Padilla, 71, of KÝhei, Maui, died April 5, 2010. Born in Kahului. Retired commercial fisherman for Ting's Enterprise. Survived by wife, Stella; sons, Nathan and Harold Jr.; daughters, Diana Puckett, Lori and Shawna; brothers, Edwin, Leroy and Herman; sister, Annie Kaniho; 13 grandchildren; four great- grandchildren. service 11 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, 1530 Alaniu Pl., KÝhei. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Alberto "Al" Paragoso, 81, of Mililani, died April 1, 2010. Born in Ewa Beach. A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by daughter, Arlene; sons, Aaron, Andrew and Arnold; sister, Vivincia Collado; companion, Bernie Bailado; two grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Catherine Sueko Sakumoto, 74, of Kaneohe, died March 27, 2010. Born in 'Ookala, Hawaii. A retired Kalaheo High School food service manager. Survived by sons, Neal and Wesley "Wes"; daughter, Cheryl Fujimoto; sisters, Michie Kimura and Itsuko Hagino. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Janet M. Simons, 92, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 16, 2010. Born in Bismarck, N.D. Retired self-employed professional paint artist. Survived by husband, George Gerritsen; son, Steve Stewart; daughter, Nikki Carpenter; two grandchildren; a great-grandson. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Ka'anapali Villas. Private scattering of ashes to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Carl Calvin Smith, 84, of Kahului, Maui, died April 11, 2010. Born in Pennsylvania. Retired hotel engineer. Survived by wife, Anastacia Gottmers; daughter, Molly Wilson; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service over the urn 5 p.m.

Raymond "Ray" Tom, 86, of Honolulu, died April 14, 2010. Born in Kapaa, Kauai. Retired World's Finest Chocolate distributor and Pan American Airlines cargo sales manager. Survived by wife, Nancy; sons, David, Patrick and Donald; daughters, Lani Sergent and Lisa; sister, Winifred Ching. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Private burial. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

Edwin Hideo Uyehara, 72, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired Sida taxi dispatcher. Survived by hanai sons, Frank and Rodney Feary; hanai daughters, Dancetta Feary and Alison Lopez; brothers, Glenn and Bert Uyehara; sisters, Hatsuko Toyama, Hazel Ishihara, Edith Shimabuku and Jane; 13 hanai grandchildren; 22 hanai great-grandchildren; four great-great-grand-children. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. Casual attire.

Alice Elizabeth Weiding, 100, of Kahului, Maui, died April 6, 2010. Born in Oregon. Retired caregiver. Survived by son, Dwight; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Sunday at Kahului Seventh-day Adventist Church. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.