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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 30, 2010


Advertiser Staff

John Kamakahoohie Akoni, 68, of Hilo, Hawaii, died April 28, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired U.S. Postal Service letter carrier; U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Survived by son, Joshua; caregiver, Nedeen Calica; sisters, Leilani Southward, April Supalo, Clementine Boyes, Louise Tarr and Darlene Calles; brother, David Calles Jr.; stepfather, David Calles Sr. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Mark K. Aveiro, 45, of Wailuku, Maui, died April 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Maui Police Department sergeant. Survived by wife, Heidi; son, Jacob; daughter, Rachel; parents, Douglas Sr. and Pacing; brothers, Douglas Jr. and Dereck. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary, service 11:30 a.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Steve R. Bassett, 39, of Honolulu, died April 23, 2010. Born in California. Carpenter. Survived by wife, Nikki; son, Shane; daughters, Sierra "Punkin" and Leila; stepmother, Charlene; brother, Ronald III; sisters, Kelly Dedeaux and Kerry Brown; stepsister, Becky Realin. Visitation 4:30 p.m. May 12 at Makiki Christian Church; service 5:30 p.m. No flowers, Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Katharine D. Baxter, 80, of Makaha, died April 26, 2010. Born in New York. Medical accountant. Survived by husband, Jere; son, Frederick Levitz; daughter, Donna Cingire; sisters, Virginia Bell and Madelyn McKean; four grandchildren. No service. Donations to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children and/or St. Francis Hospice West. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Mabel Blanche Brown, 67, of Waipahu, died April 2, 2010. Born in Los Angeles. Retired store clerk for Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii Commissary and Hickam Commissary. Survived by hanai son, Jonathan Costa; two hanai grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; eulogy 10 a.m.; prayer service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

William Hong Pui Chow, 89, of Honolulu, died April 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Federal Aviation Administration technician; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Alice; daughter, Marilyn; hanai son, John Brosnahan; sister, Aileen Ching. Private inurnment held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

James Leonard Donnelly Jr., 80, of La Quinta, Calif., formerly of Glencoe, Ill., died April 6, 2010. Born in Evanston, Ill. Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Charlene Greiling Donnelly, daughter, Charlotte Barry, son, James; sisters, Marie Cushing and Helen Goehring; four grandchildren. Service today in La Quinta. Donations to Guide Dogs of the Desert, P.O. Box 1692, Palm Springs, CA 92263. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Dorothy Marie Brown Goodin, 53 of Wahiawa, died April 10, 2010. Born in Tamuning, Guam. Survived by husband, Thomas; mother, Maria Lynch; brothers, Andrew Sharff and Kenneth Lynch; sisters, Lorraine Brown and Antoinette Bernardo; sons, Charles and Keoki Brown; daughters, Evalani Whitaker and Nikisha Brown; 12 grandchildren. Service 10:30 a.m. May 15 at Pearl City Elks Lodge. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Carole Cariaga Hansen , 79, of Mililani, died April 27, 2010. Born in Kealia, Kauai. Survived by sons, James Manzano, Troy and Marc; daughters, Donna Reese, Ingrid Ledesma, Gina Baier and Momi Sakai; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Faith Assembly of God Church, Mililani; service 4:30 p.m.; burial at Mililani Memorial Park at a later date. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

Joseph R. Harada, 77, of Aiea, died April 5, 2010. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired computer specialist from Naval Supply Center; Korean War U.S. Army veteran; former zoologist for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Survived by wife, Jane; daughter, Joey Otani; two grandchildren; sister, Cynthia; nieces; nephews. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:15 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Kiyoshi Hayashida, 94, of Pearl City, died April 11, 2010. Born in Kona, Hawaii. Retired Aloha Shoyu salesman and trucker. Survived by sons, LeRoy, Gordon, Glen and Clyde; daughters, Hazel Yamasawa and Karen Kagamida; brothers, Larry and Harold; sisters, Vivian Nakamura and Betsy Nishida; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. May 7 at Hosoi Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Inurnment May 8 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Natsuko Kaneshiro, 94, of Kaneohe, died April 17, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Isamu and Albert; daughters, Hatsumi Sueishi and Rita Takemoto; sister, Haruko Oshiro; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Theodore Yukitomo Kida, 91, of Honolulu, died April 6, 2010. Born in South Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Kaiser Foundation Hospital maintenance supervisor; U.S. Army 1399 Engineer Group veteran. Survived by son, Alan; daughters, Marjorie Ige and Diane Fukuda; four grandchildren; brothers, Dennis, Harold, Hideo and Leo; sister, Mitsuko Fukuda. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

James "Jim" R. Marcotte, 58, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, died April 10, 2010. Born in Northern California. Avid gardener and Blues harp player. Survived by many friends. Service 2 p.m. May 8 at the City of Refuge. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Anthony "Tony" Alan Mayo, 67, of Waipahu, died April 25, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Retired from Hawaiian Airlines; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Marilyn; sons, Mark, Lance and Duane; daughter, Toni Jurison; sisters, Carol Santos, Vickie Solidum and Patricia Pait; brothers, Gerald and Donald; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. today at St. Stephen's Church; Mass 7 p.m. No flowers. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Thelma Kimiko Sakaida, 76, of Wailuku, Maui, died April 24, 2010. Born in Maui. Homemaker. Survived by husband, William; son, Kevin; daughter, Annette Agredano; brothers, James and George Kishaba; sister, Doris Takahashi; two grandchildren. Prayer service 11 a.m. May 8 at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.

Raymond Morio Tarumoto, 73, of Union, Ohio, died Dec. 8, 2009. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by daughter and son-in-law/caregivers, Terri and Rick Knaier; sisters, Beatrice "Bea" Sugimoto, Betty Kajiyama and Frances "Fran" Kagawa; brother, Albert "Al." Private inurnment held at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers, No koden (monetary gifts).

Elsie Sueno Tashiro, 74, of Kaneohe, died April 26, 2010. Born in Haleiwa. Retired barber. Survived by son, Glenn; daughter, Mary; brothers, Harry and Henry Wadahara; sister, Tsuruye Watanabe; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.