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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Imelda Labrador Aguda, 42, of Kaumakani, Kauai, died April 16, 2010. Born in Lhue, Kauai. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Roger; sons, Ray Rex Labrador, Roger Jr. and Reggie; father, Christian Labrador; stepfather, Francisco Cabanatan; brothers, Roy and Jason Labrador; sisters, Jusefine Alop, Joanne and Jerilyn Labrador. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Eleele Episcopal Church; service 3 p.m., burial at Hanapepe public cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

Rodney Junichi Arakawa, 73, of Pearl City, died March 11, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Steven, Scott and Andrew; sisters, Ada Kaneoka, Theodora Mukai and Henrietta Oshiro; six grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Pearl City Community Church; service 6 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Ernest "Ernie" Bona, 67, of Ewa Beach, died April 2, 2010. Born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Retired from the U.S. Navy submarine service and civil service NAVSEACENPAC. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Joseph and Tyrone Trim; daughters, Deborah Trim Halkola, Sherry, Gina Bona, and Dawn "Kanani" Bona Yojo; brothers, Jerry and Albert; sister, Beverly Hiyane; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m.

Arlene H. Dorn Buss, 69, of Wellington, Kan., died April 2, 2010. Homemaker; advocate for the mentally ill. Survived by children, Patricia Browne, Diane Pebley and Jeffrey; grandchildren, Janet Browne, Victoria and Alexander; brother, Arnold Dorn. Mainland service held. Burial service 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Donations to National Alliance of Mentally Ill, https://www.nami.org/template.cfm?section=Donate&template=/customsource/Donation/GeneralForm.cfm. Arrangements by Day's Funeral Home and Crematory.

Jeanette Leinaala Castro, 74, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 9, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired sales clerk with Ben Franklin at the Queen Kaahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui. Survived by son, Alvin "Kai" Jr.; daughter, Terilynne Ishoda; brothers, Harry Kwon and Paul Young Sik; sisters, Myrna, and Grace Eugenio. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina; Mass over the urn noon. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Malveen Fuyuko Honjiyo, 93, of Mililani, died March 29, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Former proprietor of Family Bakery in Wahiawa; retired Bakery Kapiolani in Aiea cake decorator. Survived by son, Bruce; daughter, Claire Sakauye; brothers, Harold and Wallace Tominaga. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Raymond Juso Ichiki, 94, of Aiea, died April 16, 2010. Born in Waimalu, Hawaii. Retired city Parks & Recreation chief construction inspector. Survived by wife, Chitose; son, Scott; daughter, Diane Nitta; sister, Helen; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Edward "Eddie" Masatoshi Ihara, 84, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died April 1, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired Coco Palms Hotel receving clerk; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Betty Shimogawa Ihara; daughters, Sharlyne Fallon, Tamra Lea, Ellarye Ramos and Bekki Dee Malapit; five grandchildren; sisters, Merlin Saki, Edith Matsuda and Harriet; brother, Wallace. Graveside service 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Richard "Dickie" Michael Joseph, 76, of Waianae, died March 29, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Evelyn; sons, Richard Jr., Robert and Alan; daughter, Shavez; brother, Patrick; sister, Nila Glass Burner; four grandchildren. Graveside service 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Stanley Kaohu Kanahele, 50, of Pukaiki, Niihau and Kaumakani, Kauai, died April 15, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Survived by son, Stanley Jr.; daughters, Susan, Jessica and Tayzhany; two grandchildren; stepson, Samson Sutton; stepdaughters, Nani Jean and Gwendolynn Weino; brothers, Malaki, Kuuwehi and Kalana; sisters, Lama, Minoaka and Katherine. Visitation and service 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary chapel. Casual attire.

Clarence Keawe, 92, of Kapaau, Hawaii, died April 17, 2010. Born in North Kohala, Hawaii. Retired Kohala Sugar Co. surveyor; property manager. Survived by daughter, Evageline Subica; son, John Sr.; sisters, Helen Miller and Hilda Cowden; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grand-children. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Haw Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; urn burial 11:30 a.m. at the Haw Catholic Church Cemetery. Flowers and lei welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Kye Pil Kwon, 89, of Mililani, died April 13, 2010. Born in South Korea. Survived by daughters, Young Suk Kang and Young Yue; sons, Mang Yong, Thomas, Philip and O Sang; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Ikuyo Minayoshi, 94, of Aiea, died March 30, 2010. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Roy and Alvin; daughter, Jean; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Sueko Ebisutani Muranishi, 86, of Aiea, died March 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Mark; brother, Isamu; two grandchildren; nieces; nephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Gengo Nabeshima, 79, of Pearl City, died April 14, 2010. Born in Eleele, Kauai. Commercial fisherman; owner of Boats Betty N & Helen W. Survived by wife, Elsie; son, George; daughters, Betty Kataoka and Sally Handley; three grandchildren; brother, Genzo; sister, Emiko Arakaki. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at Epiphany Episcopal Church; service 2 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Tome Okamura, 103, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Asao, Allen and Charles; daughter, Jane Higa; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Mark Anthony Peralta, 36, of South San Francisco, died March 7, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Benjamin and Florence; brother, Myron Matthew; grandmother, Soledad Ancheta. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Eugene Perry Sr., 79, of Pukalani, Maui, died April 1, 2010. Born in Paauhau, Hawaii. Retired Maui Electric Co. power plant watch supervisor. Survived by wife, Elsie; son, Eugene Jr.; daughters, Darlene Du Pont and Deborah Higa; sister, Elaine Dang; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; reception noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. No flowers. Casual attire.

Rachel "Aunty Rachel" Poe-Heath, of Anahola, Kauai, died April 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by daughters, Kalei Kuhaulua and Alberta; brother, Isaac Poe Jr.; sisters, Alice Panui, Mamo Arruda, Lina Alensonorin, Kuulei Heffner, Hannah Peters and Willien Kapihe; hanai sister, Donna Goo; six grandchildren. Celebration of life 11 a.m. to pau May 15 at her home. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Clarence Raymond Short, 93, of Honolulu, died April 10, 2010. Born in Wisconsin. Financial consultant. Survived by wife, Elaine; son, David; brothers, Robert and Eugene. Committal service held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Juanito "Juaning" Guerrero Suga, 71, of Mililani, died April 11, 2010. Born in Curimao, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired landscaper for Island Landscape. Survived by wife, Leonida "Leoning"; daughter, Loida Suga-James; sons, Noelito, Wayne, Joselito and Allan; sisters, Frances Pacupac, Visitacion Marcos, Lolita Manuel and Lilia Sugai; brothers, Benjamin and Bernard; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Yuriko Miwa Takahashi, 92, of Honolulu, died April 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired New Kaimuki Japanese Language School teacher. Survived by son, William; daughters, Judith Segawa and Karen Murashige; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Adeline Morihara. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Mataki Takeshita, 91, of Pearl City, died April 1, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist; 100th Infantry Battalion veteran. Survived by wife, Shizue; son, Denis; daughters, Carol, Patricia and Lynn; nephews; nieces. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Joyce Okumura Tashima, 94, of Lhue, Kauai, died April 4, 2010. Born in Koloa, Kauai. Retired Wilcox Elementary School teacher. Survived by daughter, Eloise Lau; grandchildren, Angie, Kelli, Kimberly and Jimmy Lau. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Welton Wai Ting Won, 93, of Honolulu, died April 17, 2010. Born in San Francisco. Retired Chinese Chamber of Commerce executive vice president. Survived by daughter, Julie-Ann; sons, Wilbur, Wyatt and Wesley; brothers, Wymon, Way Kwong and Way Nung; sister, Kau Yung Fung; four grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; services 11:30 a.m.; inurnment 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Eloise Kapoi Yamashita, 78, of Pearl City, died April 8, 2010. Born in Waihee, Maui. Homemaker. Survived by daughters, Sandra "Sandy" Alameida and Sharon; son, Siegfred "Andy"; four grandchildren; brother, Philip Chang; nieces; nephews. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Jack Earl Young, 79, of Portland,Ore., formerly of Honolulu, died April 16, 2010. Born in Muncie, Ind. President of Oregon Property Management until his retirement. Survived by wife, Meredith; daughters, Kim and Judi; four granddaughters; brothers, Ed and Randall. Celebration of life 2 p.m. May 1 at the Multnomah Athletic Club (in the Duniway/Couch Suite). Aloha attire. Donations to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements by Young's Funeral Home.

Agnes Nune Kaina Kalua Zamora, 91, of Ewa Beach, died March 23, 2010. Born on Molokai. Survived by sons, Angel Jr., Henry, Thomas, Wilbur and Eustaquio; daughters, Rose Orpilla, Diana Jarra Bargas, Rosario Bungat, Lorraine Rector, Libra, and Leonora Moisa; 69 grandchildren; 171 great-grandchildren; 102 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.