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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 23, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Pamela June Albios Ah Quinn, 44, of Mililani, died April 2, 2010. Born in Waialua. Class of 1983 graduate of Waialua High School. Survived by husband, Kimo; daughter, Jamela; brothers, Robert and Nathan Albios; sisters, Regina Kuranaga, Paulette Lee and Janelle Pereira; nieces; nephews; grandnieces; grandnephews. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 to 8 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church; Mass noon to 12:45 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Oscar Antonio, 53, of Honolulu, died April 9, 2010. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Former receiving clerk from various Goodwill Industries stores. Survived by parents, Albert and Rose; brothers, Norbert, Jeffrey and Jayson; sisters, Cynthia "Cyndi" Pascua and Joy Saren; six nieces; three nephews. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. April 30 at the mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Sharilyn Nicole Albeso Bertulfo, 37, of Waialua, died March 29, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Employed at Doty Equity and JMD Beverages. Survived by husband, Clint; sons, Jordan, Jerome, Clint Jacob and Caleb; parents, Jerome and Sherry Albeso; sister, Carla Albeso Notebo. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

George Lee Brennen, 84, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died April 13, 2010. Born in Twin Falls, Idaho. Retired Boy Scout executive for the Boy Scouts of America, Midnight Sun Council; World War II U.S. Marine Corps corporal. Survived by son, David; sister, Marie Caine. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Holy Apostles Episcopal Church, Hilo. Graveside service noon Thursday at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Donations to Hospice of Hilo or VFW Post 3830 Vets Hauling Vets, P.O. Box 13, Pahoa, HI 96778. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Robert Louis Briand, 91, of Kailua, died April 18, 2010. Born in Chelsea, Mass. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard civil service engineer; retired U.S. Navy commander. Survived by son, Robert Jr.; daughter, Michelle Popkes; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Committal service 11 a.m. April 30 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Emmalani "Lani" Leialoha Crawford, 67, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died April 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Simeon; daughters, Nani Coronel, Rowena Morloc and Desiree Crawford-Bonner; sons, Samuel and Donnavan; sisters, Yvonne Ng, Annie Laa and Elizabeth Gomez; 14 grandchildren; nieces; nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii, Kailua, Kona.

William Hideji Ebina, 82, of Honolulu, died April 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Betsy; son, Bill Jr.; daughter, Susan Harada; brother, Daniel; sisters, Hazel Sugai, Rachel Higashi, Nancy Nakano and Evelyn Morimoto; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Expedito "Toy" Engbino, 76, of Scappoose, Ore., died March 19, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. Former Douglas Aircraft mechanic. Survived by companion, Jeannette Perez; children, Earl, Troy, Joyce LaPorte, Duane, Darlene Lagapa, Vernon, Taina Feil, Josette Smith, Calvin, and Nicole Bautista; siblings, Gerarda "Gerri" Janowski, Phillipa "Marie" Bunag, Trinidad "Trini" Williams, Manuela "Nella" Lee, Joseph, and Dominga "Domi" Wagasky; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Inurnment service 10:30 a.m. April 30 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Rikue Hamasaki, 84, of Kaneohe, died March 25, 2010. Born in Fukuoka, Japan. Retired Harriet's Fashions seamstress. Survived by daughters, Gail Larson, Carol, and Diane Shito; sister, Mitsuko Nagasawa; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

R. "Hiko" Hikoula Hanapi, 54, of Waimea, Hawaii, died April 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. President and founder of the Keomailani Hanapi Foundation; artist, educator and community leader furthering Native Hawaiian art. Survived by partner, Marc Mielke; brothers, Michael, Rick, M. Alapai and Chris; half brother, Kui Miller; half sister, Charla Miller; nieces; nephews. Service 3:30 p.m. May 7 at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Davies Memorial Chapel, Waimea. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Yeichi Henna, 89, of Mililani, died April 16, 2010. Born on Maui. Retired carpenter with Hawaii Carpenter's Union. Survived by wife, Kikuye; son, Russell; daughter, Cynthia Kono; brothers, Tom and Henry; sisters, Martha Lee and Bernice Salvador; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Kameko Ishihara, 100, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died April 3, 2010. Born in Kekaha, Kauai. Retired from Ishihara Market. Survived by sons, Harry and Peter; daughters, June Shota and Gladys Yang; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Yutaka, Akio and Kenji Arakaki; sisters, Fumiko Yoshida, Yuriko Suehiro, Asako Yamashiro and Mildred Go. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

Audrey Morine Hansen, 81, of Kailua, died Feb. 28, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Retired Realtor. Survived by son, Hans II; daughters, Erin, and Jan Haunani Morine-Mullins; brother, Robert Morine. Private service. Donations to the Institute of Human Services. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Charmayne Puanani Jenette, 64, of Waianae, died April 6, 2010. Born in Hana, Maui. Former Kilohana School preschool teacher. Survived by sons, Gregory Symanowitz and William Mahoe Jr.; daughter, Darlene Leialoha Pacheco; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Hideko Kajitani, 87, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Housewife. Survived by sons, Arnold and Dwight; daughter, Patricia Hirai; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Akira Fujimoto; sisters, Chieko Iwasaki and Emiko Kamei; caregiver, Darlina Toluao. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Lorraine M. Llorin, 68, of Honolulu, died March 23, 2010. Born in Paia, Maui. Federal government accounting technician for the U.S. Navy and later for the Defense Finance & Accounting service with 39› years of service; City Mill employee; Honolulu Liquor Commission employee. Survived by son, Vincent; sisters, Suzie Bocobo, Darlene Tupinio and Gloria Juliano-Birgado; brothers, Ernesto and Rogelio Montero, Delfin and Calvin Juliano; nieces, nephews. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual/aloha attire.

Bert Tatsuo Maeda, 73, of Aiea, died March 26, 2010. Born in Ewa. Survived by brother, Herbert; sister, Harumi "Betty" Higashi. Private service held. No koden (no monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Bernice Mendes Medeiros, 85, of Kailua, died April 14, 2010. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by daughters, Francine Potter and Marie Jent; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Catherine Morreira, 81, of Kula, Maui, died April 19, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired American Savings & Loan branch manager. Survived by husband, Frank; daughters, Stephanie Aveiro and Marylou Green; brothers, Lawrence and Phillip Castro; sisters, Josephine Boteilho and Rosemarie Guido. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Ghost Church; Mass 11 a.m.; luncheon to follow in the church hall. Private urn burial at a later date. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Doris Yasuko Murata, 88, of Keauhou, Hawaii, died March 30, 2010. Born in Keei. A coffee farmer. Survived by son, Roy; brothers, Glenn and Akikazu Matsumoto; sisters, Tomie Honda, Satsuye Tanaka and Toyoko Urada; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Utano Yanagihara Okita, 89, of Honolulu, died April 15, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Tuna Packers laboratory technician. Survived by sons, Melvin and Gary; daughter, Sharen Chung; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Richard Masayuki Ota, 91, of Honolulu, died March 31, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Survived by son, Ronald; daughter, Sharon Quitan; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Theodore "Ted" Pacheco, 87, of Waipahu, died March 24, 2010. Born in Kula, Maui. Retired from the U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Michiko; sons, Albert and Joe; daughters, Eva, and Evelyn Wilkerson; brothers, Richard and Ralph Santos; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Edna "Davie" Mae Peters, 98, of Mililani, died April 18, 2010. Born in Franklin, Ind. Retired registered nurse. Survived by daughters, Pattie Kuulei Lambert and Susan Napua Dunaway; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews. Private scattering of ashes. Online donations to www.hawaiifoodbank.org. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

John Robert Riley, 74, of Mililani, died April 9, 2010. Born in Birmingham, Ala. U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Justine; sons, Donald and Kamery Lee Jr.; daughters, Larraine Deegan, Yvonne Chance, Kimberly Lee, Michelle Morris and Yvette Chang; brothers, William, Thomas, Jack and Chester; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Committal service 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

Toshie Takiguchi, 77, of Los Angeles, died March 31, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Kenneth; sons, Daryl and Craig; sisters, Amy Oya and Lille Roque. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Bessie Yoneko Yafuso Tamashiro, 81, of Kaneohe, died April 5, 2010. Born in Hakalau, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Thomas; sons, Graylyn and Dale; daughter, Lynne Nakamura; brothers, Morikuchi and Ralph "Yutake" Yafuso; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park 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 Lau and Jimmy Lau. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Hope Satsuki Toyofuku, 81, of Honolulu, died April 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Liberty House Waikk sales associate. Survived by husband, William; sons, Lance and Steve; daughter, Toni Cloonan; two grandchildren; sister, Jean Nakatsuka. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Lillian Miyoko Tsuji, 78, of Aiea, died March 27, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Dole Corp. clerk. Survived by husband, George; daughter, Jo Ann Verzon; grandson, Gavin; brothers, Wilfred and Kenneth Ikaji; sister, Hazel Lee. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Edwin Hideo Uyehara, 72, of Honolulu, died April 7, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired Sida Taxi dispatcher; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Frank and Rodney Feary; daughters, Dancetta Feary and Alison Lopez; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Glenn and Bert; sisters, Hatsuko Toyama, Hazel Ishihara, Edith Shimabuku and Jane. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. Inurnment 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Pat Weissich, 85, of Kaneohe, died April 18, 2010. Born in Santa Rosa, Calif. Preschool teacher. Survived by husband, Paul; sons, Paul, Fred and Bruce Weissich and Richard Ochner; brothers, James and John Lenhart; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Service pending. Aloha attire. Donations to St. Clement's Church School. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Jean Mary Ann Whaley, 72, of Waimanalo, died April 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired executive housekeeper at Bellows Air Force Station. Survived by sons, Joey Kepa and Charles Martinez; daughters, Debbie Passos, Bernie Kanalulu, Cookie "Connie" Vierra, Roxanne Rodrigues, Carlita Chang, Yolanda Raines and Helena Robins; brother, Frank Kealoha; 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Jean Elizabeth Williams, 87, of Honolulu, formerly of California, died March 28, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Liberty House saleswoman in the men's apparel department. Survived by nephews, Eugene III, Paul and Michael Connell; 12 grandnieces and grandnephews; sister-in-law, Carla Connell. Interment service at Golden Gate Cemetery, San Bruno, Calif. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Michael "Aku" Amir Worrell, 50, of Honolulu, died April 15, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Hahaione Elementary School custodian. Survived by son, Shaun; daughter, Stasia; sisters, Michelle Toro, Suzie Moore, Terry Worrell Cromer and Vicky; brothers, Steven, Jim Bob and Robert. Scattering of ashes 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at Sand Island Beach. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Helen Haruyo Yoshikawa, 92, of Honolulu, died April 11, 2010. Born in Keanae, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Alan, Bert, Clayton and Dean Yoshioka; daughter, Gay Zialcita; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary offerings). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.