Elsie Agan, 67, of Kapaa, Kauai, died March 10, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Resident with Steadfest family. Survived by sons, Stanley Jr., Reynald, Patrick, Derreck and Darin; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Clarence Mier; sisters, Mary Otlang, Dolores Roldan and Connie. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
Verna Ann Alo, 78, of Wailuku, Maui, died March 12, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired Headstart teacher with Maui Economic Opportunities. Survived by son, John "JJ"; daughters, Myrlynette Alo-Palau, Verlene Dugay, Yonanette Alo-Bigler, Lulia "Lulu" and Mynette Alo-Kawaha; hänai daughter, Jennifer Kan Hai; brothers, Derrick "Kimo" Kenolio and Roy Suzuki; hänai brothers, David Kenolio and Edward Pakaki; half sisters, Pat Kochi and Judy Baxa; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes 9 a.m. March 28 at Kíhei's "The Cove." Aloha attire.
William Henry Appleton III, 55, of Päia, Maui, died March 17, 2010. Born in San Francisco. A self-employed mason. Survived by wife, Maxine; mother, Arlena King; sons, William IV and Jared; daughter, Arlena; sister, Alice Bull; four grandchildren. Celebration of life 4 p.m. Tuesday at Päia Community Center. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Manuel "Manny" R. Ayala Jr. , 77, of Waianae, died March 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired state inventory clerk; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Lucille; two children; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. March 29 at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Perlita Racca Baldonado, 62, of Keälia, Kauai, died March 15, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Retired Pono Kai Resort laundry supervisor. Survived by husband, Marcelo; son, Mark; sister, Linda Lopez; brothers, Roger, Nestor and Fidencio Racca; hänai mother, Marcelina Raqueno; hänai sisters, Marilyn Fernandez and Elnora Rabaino; hänai brothers, Randy, Warren and Allen Racca. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Church, Kapaa; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual/aloha attire. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
Stanley Yook Mow Chow, 90, of Honolulu, died March 3, 2010. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. Retired insurance agent; World War II U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Stanley; daughters, Pamela Kutara and Mavis; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Doris Warnes Creedon, 88, of Kailua, died March 17, 2010. Born in Canby, Minn. Retired from the state Department of Public Health. Survived by husband, Francis Jr.; sons, Francis III and John; four grandchildren; sister, Doris Warnes. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Committal service 1 p.m. April 8 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Manuel "Manny" DeMello Jr., 85, of Hilo, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, died March 8, 2010. A retiree. Survived by wife, Clotilda "Tillie"; sons, Damien "Skip" and Raymond "Sparky"; daughters, Dolores Bugado and Cindy Matsumura; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Joann T. Eldredge, 76, of Kailua, died March 13, 2010. Born in New Jersey. Volunteer tax preparation specialist with AARP. Survived by husband, Lucius; daughters, Sarah Partain, Deborah and Rebecca "Nani." Service 4 p.m. April 9 at St. Christopher's Church Parish Hall, Kailua. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations to Aloha United Way. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Adam Conrad Gomes, 78, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired City & County of Maui Sewer Department maintenance person. Survived by wife, Melvyna; sons, Adam Jr., Clayton and Keola; daughter, Melva Goto; sisters, Jane Mendes and Eva; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Gathering for prayers and scattering of ashes at sea 9 a.m. March 28 at Round Tables in Waihee, Maui. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Maria Pagaduan Guerzon, 90, of Aiea, died Feb. 28, 2010. Born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Malia International. Survived by daughter, Magdalena De Gracia; sons Danny, Angel and Ben; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 10 a.m.; prayer service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Thomas "Tommy" Alexander Guild Jr., 76, of Ewa Beach, died March 6, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Survived by cousin, Patrick Sullivan; hänai brother, Robert Lavin Sr.; nieces; nephews; grandnieces; grandnephews. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery.
George Kuriyama Jr., 46, of Waipahu, died March 7, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A 1981 graduate of Waipahu High School. Survived by parents, George Sr. and Gloria; sister, Gina Castilio; grandfather, Francisco Perez. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Wilfred Sang Seong Lee, 83, of Mililani, died March 8, 2010. Born in Käneohe. Retired apartment manager and U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Clayton; brother, Donald; sisters, Ethel Tan, Beatrice Wing and Helen Lum. Visitation 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
George Pantaleon Luna, 56, of Aiea, died Feb. 28, 2010. Born in Zamboanga City, Philippines. A retired forklift driver with Hardware Hawaii. Survived by wife, Elena; son, Charly; daughters, Elsa Macabante and Janet; brothers, Wilfredo, Ramon and Lucito; eight grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Carolyn "Carol" Sue Mattos, 43, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 15, 2010. Born in Hilo. An office manager for Mattos Electric. Survived by husband, Ernest "Ernie"; son, Sheldon; daughter, Shaelyn; mother, Helen Kamalii; brothers, Ernest Jr., Michael, Manuel and Aaron Balai; sisters, Erlinda "Linda" and Lisa Balai. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.
Daniel "Danny" Mendes, 73, of Mililani, died March 6, 2010. Born in Kahuku. U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Wilja; son, Keo; daughter, Catherine Muenker; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank Jr., Edward and Richard; sisters, Dorothy Kubo, Vivian, and Mary Celia Clark. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Committal service 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
John Silva Sampaio Jr. , 77, of Kapahulu, died Feb. 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 67 electronics engineer; retired U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Margaret; son, John III; daughters, Jeri Ann, Jodi Marie Salvador, Jon'l, and Joycelyn Wan; sisters, Grace Pimental, Rita Troche and Geraldine; 13 grandchildren. Celebration of life 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimukí Ward Cultural Hall. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Muriel Robello Talisayan, 73, of Waianae, died March 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Director for Sacred Hearts Outreach. Survived by son, Tom; daughters, Lorelei Porter, Salvina Sinapati, Marina Talisayan and Mele Ahuna; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brothers, Clarence, Clifford and Lester Sylva; sisters, Susan Kauanui and Theresa Sylva. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Waianae; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Benedict Pacheco Tavares, 65, of Käneohe, died March 13, 2010. Born in Päia, Maui. A retired teacher of English as a second language. Survived by sons, Jon and Jason; brothers, Howard and John; sister, Lorraine Evans; four grandsons. Visitation 9 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao, Maui; Mass 10:15 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.
Josephine G.C. Thornton, 85, of Honolulu, died March 17, 2010. Born in Auckland, N.Z. A retired stenographer. Survived by husband, John "Jack"; daughter, Josephine "Jody" Smith; hänai daughter, Jamie Marghi; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Iriangi Bloomfield. Inurnment service 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. No flowers. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Lillian Sueno Wilkins, 85, of Kula, Maui, died March 16, 2010. Born in Koloa, Hawaii. Retired state Department of Education teacher. Survived by husband, George; son, Dr. Gary; sisters, Iris Spade, Dorothy Higuchi, Janette Yaguchi and Sadie Takahashi; two granddaughters. Service at a later date. Donations to Maui Humane Society, P.O. Box 1047, Puunene, HI 96784. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Thomas T. Yamada, 67, of Pearl City, died March 8, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant with more than 20 years of service; retired from the Gas Co. Survived by wife, Yoshiko; son, Stanley; daughters, Yvette Mason and Lei Ann; grandchildren, Thomas and Tiyana Arakaki; mother, Emi; sister, Grace Duarte. Committal service 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Scattering of ashes 4 p.m. March 28 at Magic Island. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
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