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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, January 5, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Melody Sheridan Libres Arensberg, 24, of Waipahu, died Dec. 5, 2009. Born in Manila, Philippines. Employed by Clifford Okinaga as a computer architechtural design technician. Survived by husband, Nicholas; son, Trenton Sison; father, Danilo Libres; mother, Ruby Domingo; brothers, Shane Russell and Sheldon Libres; sister, Shenalyn Libres. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Emelda Castillo Basilio, 48, of Mililani, died Dec. 4, 2009. Born in Sarayan Matalam, Cotabato, Philippines. Administrative assistant for Bank of Hawaii Trust Real Estate Department. Survived by husband, Alan Timothy; mother, Kermina Longboy Salvador Castillo; brothers, Pedro and Ruben Castillo; sisters, Josie Maximo, Kathy Paguirigan, Terry Castillo and Tia Frye. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Captain Robert Michael Breen, 69, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 20, 2009. Born in Providence, R.I. Retired Evergreen International pilot. Survived by wife, Ellen Belconis; stepson, Gary Belconis; stepdaughter, Patricia Fontana; brother, Father Joseph Breen, O.P.; two stepgrandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service over the urn 6 p.m.

Doris Tomiko Fuchigami, 91, of Honolulu, died Jan. 2, 2010. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. Retired baker at Kaewai Elementary School; also kitchen helper for Fort Delicatessen. Survived by son, Paul; daughter, Sallie Hamada; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Kiyoshi Matsuo; sister, Mitsue Hayashida. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Jo Anne Arlene Gasher, 75, of Honolulu, died Dec. 23, 2009. Born in Charleroi, Pa. Retired Central Pacific Bank executive. Survived by husband, John; son, Douglas; daughters, Carrie Herd and Cathi Kuntz; brother, Bud; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service at a later date. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Damien Royalton Imiola Kanakaole, 4-month-old infant son of Jacob Kanakaole and Angelina Palma, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Dec. 19, 2009. Born in Waimea, Hawaii. Survived by sister, Kymani; grandparents, Ward and Michelle, Zora "Zodie" Shove and Rogelio Palma; great-grandparents, Mitsuo Shiroma, Aiko Shiroma, Elizabeth Toribio, Judy, and Cresencia Palma. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship–The Gathering Place, Hilo; service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Beryl "Kuulei" Loo, 50, of Honolulu, died Dec. 30, 2009. Born in Hong Kong. Former owner of The Advance Appearance. Survived by daughters, Natasha, and Shawn Keppel; stepdaughter, Nicole Keppel; sister, Brenda Ryan; father, Lawrence. Private beachfront service 9 a.m. Saturday. For more information call Brenda at 630-0978. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

George B. McNulty, 80, of Honolulu, died Dec. 20, 2009. Born in Riverside, N.J. Retired U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by daughters, Patricia Smith and Margie Sakaue; son, Brian; grandsons, Joey and Francis. Service 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Annie May K. Mitchell, 82, of Waimänalo, died Dec. 18, 2009. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired city and state land title abstractor. Survived by sons, John Jr. and Wayne; daughter, Marcia; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; brother, Charles McNicoll; sisters, Diana Nabarro and Minerva Kaaua. Committal service 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Cecelia Lonokahikini Roback Park, 67, of Häna, Maui, died Dec. 21, 2009. Born in Häna. An advocate who brought dialysis to Häna. Survived by husband, Andrew Sr.; sons, Andrew Jr., Bill- John, and Leone Helekahi; daughters, Andrea "Lehua" Cosma, Jamie, Katherina, and Cecelia "Shana" Pinheiro; brother, William "Billy" Roback; sisters, Louisa Pu and Gladys Sinenci; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; hänai son, Kimo Pu III. Visitation 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Häna; service 11 a.m; burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery.

Marcos Sauza Rebibis Sr., 70, of Honolulu, died Dec. 17, 2009. Born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Worked at Queen's Medical Center for 28 years. Survived by wife, Perlita; sons, Wil, Jetrey and Marcos Jr.; daughters, Lesley Bakke, Julie Luke and Marlie Bond; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Corinna Carmela Uilani Rojo, 46, of Waianae, died Dec. 12, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Custodian. Survived by husband, Louis Kuamoo; daughters, Betty-Nikita Yoshida Rojo, Uilani Gasper and Piilani Kuamoo; sons, Kawika Gasper and Louis Kuamoo IV; brothers, Rudy Rojo, Jerry Kepa, Jordan Kepa, Jonathan Rojo and Juan Rojo Jr.; hänai brother, Robert Kepa; sisters, Annette Kepa and Rowena Rojo. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Connie Artiaga Sierra, 82, of Wahiawä, died Dec. 14, 2009. Born in Pauwela, Maui. Survived by daughter, Chiquita Chow; brothers, Joseph and Michael Artiaga; three grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 11:30 a.m.; prayer service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Alice Vidinha Silva, 75, of Hanamäulu, Kauai, died Jan. 1, 2010. Born in Kaläheo, Kauai. Retired Papayas Natural Foods sales clerk. Survived by husband, Raymond; daughter, Wendy Shimabukuro; sons, Derek, Robby and Don; brothers, Richard, Lawrence and Charles Vidinha; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Henry Nainoa Soren, 53, of Läie, died Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Kahuku. Owner of Nainoa Fine Jewelry; sales manager at Honolulu Ford. Survived by wife, Teryl; son, Jack-Henry "Jack"; daughters, Alexander "Ally" and Rani; mother, Flora Soren-Butt; brother, Kalani; sisters, Mahealani Rawlins and Leialoha. Visitation and service 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Läie Hawaii Stake Center; service and scattering of ashes 12:30 p.m. at Hukilau Beach Park. Flowers, loose flowers and lei welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Ivan Shigeo Yoshimoto, 57, of Honolulu, died Dec. 22, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Moana Surfrider Hotel bellman. Survived by mother, Michiko; brothers, Denis and Gary; sister, Royene Kahoopii. Visitation 4:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Olivet Baptist Church; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.