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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Lily Shak Au Hoy, 92, of Honolulu, died April 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired teacher at Hanamaulu, Kunia, Pauoa, Nimitz and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools. Survived by son, Richert; daughters, Judy Hart and Brenda Nakahara; brothers, Harold, Arthur and Lawrence Shak; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church; inurnment at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Severo Pascual Baptista, 78, of Papaikou, Hawaii, formerly of San Francisco, died May 6, 2010. Born in San Lorenzo, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Macadamia nut picker. Survived by wife, Trinidad; daughters, Emerita Corpuz, Aleli Dumayag, Lyneath De Vera and Leila; son, Rolando; sisters, Esther Bagaoisan and Adrian Dadiz; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Alae Cemetery. Flowers and lei welcome, Casual attire.

En Loy Ching, 100, of Aiea, died April 22, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Base refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic. Survived by daughters, Lynette Bennett, Annette Lee and Linda Saito; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sau Lun Chock, 94, of Honolulu, died April 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from R.M. Towill Corp. Survived by son, Vernon; sister, Alice Ferreira. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Samantha Imai Leialoha Chrysong, 30, of Ewa Beach, died March 31, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Employed by Island Import Co. Inc. Survived by mother, Genevieve Lappin; father, Philip; brothers, Keni and Jan-Michael; grandmother, Tsuyuko Delfin; nephew, Dillan; stepgrandparent, Frank Lappin; stepsister, Amanda Davis. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; family program 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Alan Bert Cordero Sr. , 54, of Ewa Beach, died April 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Myrtle; sons, Alan Jr. and Joshua; daughter, Chrissie Taylor; mother, Mary; brothers, Melvin, Ronald and Dennis; sisters, Roslyn, Trudy Benigno and Carrina; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Makakilo Baptist Church; service 10:30 a.m. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Encarnacion Molina Dumalan, 82, of Honolulu, died April 23, 2010. Born in Kahuku. Survived by daughters, Gloria Monida, Teresita Hernane, Rebecca Rigodon, Leonida Aquino, Nenita Bawilan and Josephine Balbuena; sons, Diosdado, Esmael and Proceso Jr.; 28 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; burial at a later date in the Philippines. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Areta Faalogo, 37, of Waianae, died April 19, 2010. Born in American Samoa. Survived by wife, Lepepaina Lougracier Mauai; sons, Areta Jr. and Daniel; daughters, Shanice, Shardoney and Anuilagi; mother, Elisapeta; brothers, Faleatua, Sione, Sue, Leasuasu and Gafatasi Muafono; sisters, Malelega, Alafau Muafono and Mane Tili. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Ward; service 4 p.m.; interment at a later date in American Samoa. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

Jacquelynn J. Kawada, 67, of Aiea, died April 28, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. accounting clerk; bookkeeper for Zippy's. Survived by son, Brian; daughter, Kim; brother, Richard Lau; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Ronni Lee Kelsey, 57, of Kaneohe, died May 8, 2010. Worked for the Navy Exchange System for more than 20 years in New York and Hawaii. Survived by husband, George; son, Phillip; sister, Ricki Spinner. Visitation 11 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Temple Emanu-El; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Shiva 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ronald Mcdonald House of Hawaii. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Milton Maurice Kendle, 56, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2010. Born in Kansas. Barber. Survived by son, Maurice Francis; aunts, Frances Nicholson and Molly Brown; brothers and sisters. Committal service 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery; celebration of life service 6 p.m. Monday at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church (Youth Annex). Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Jerrold Keith Macdonald, 90, of Lahaina, Maui, died May 8, 2010. Born in Portland, Ore. Retired restaurant owner. Survived by wife, Eileen; sons, Von Patrick, and Enrique Braun-Ortega; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation over the urn 5 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church; Mass 5:30 p.m. No flowers. Donations to Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Orlando "Orlan" Domingo Mamuad, 69, of Pearl City, died May 5, 2010. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Kapiolani Coffee Shop cook. Survived by wife, Luzviminda "Minda"; daughters, Cherlita, Erlinda Juan, Roselyn Tolentino, Rosemary Pammit, Jessica Wright, Trilyn Pascua, Mechelle, and Liza Garlitos; sons, Richard, Reggie and Jeffrey, and Erick Bagay; sister, Cleotilde Badua; brother, Abelino; 22 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Ernest Medeiros, 89, of Pearl City, died May 7, 2010. Born in Watertown, Hawaii. Retired navy base police officer; also real estate broker; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sons, Michael and Mark; daughters, Malia, Jeanne Williams and Kathleen Potter; seven grandchildren. six stepgrandchildren; brother, Edward; sisters, Helen Woods and Rosaline Moodie. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church; Mass 10:45 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

David Allen Mendonca, 56, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died May 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Roberts Hawaii van aide; Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Survived by wife, Marilei; son, Donny Paio; daughter, Donnamae Paio; mother, Frances; sisters, Hope Berano, Donna Fischer and Renee LaGrand; granddaughter, Kailah Devera. Visitation 9 a.m. May 29 at Waimea Door of Faith; service 10 a.m.; luncheon to follow. For information call 808-937-9068. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii, Kailua, Kona.

Harry Lee Mitchell, 80, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired painter; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by companion, Fely Lavarious; sons, Carter, Derrick and Lloyd; daughter, Joylee; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Monday at Blessed Sacrament Church; inurnment 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Wallace Seiko Miyahira, 96, of Pukalani, Maui, died May 9, 2010. Born in Hana, Maui. Maui Land & Pineapple Co. electrician. Survived by wife, Yasuko; sons, Colin and Calvin; daughters, Jane Kinoshita, Judy Lindstrom and Janice Upshaw; brothers, Edwin and David; sister, Violet Nagamine; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. tomorrow at Rinzai Zen Mission next to Baldwin Park; service 5 p.m. Urn burial 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, Maui.

Gilbert Moss, 88, died March 2, 2010. Born in Newark, N.J. Former manager of three Sheraton hotels in Waikk; past president of the Sheraton Hotel Association. Survived by children, Barrie, Jennifer, Dana and Gregory; brother, Tuckerman; three grandchildren. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes at Lanikai Beach at a future date.

Jesusa Avecilla Palafox, 87, of Honolulu, died May 8, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Homemaker. Survived by husband, Anastacio; sons, Brian, Neal, Riley and Edgar; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Graveside service 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

David Conrad Scheidt Sr., 65, of Waianae, died April 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Honolulu Fire Department with 27 years of service; owner of Leeward Rental Agency and Makaha Market. Survived by wife, Mahi; sons, Kani, David Jr., Daniel and Darren; sister, Connie Desforge; brother, Bobby Smith; seven grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:15 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Camelia Santana, 65, of Hilo, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, died April 30, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired Honolulu International Airport custodian. Survived by sons, Albert Sr., and Joseph Rodrigues; brothers, John, Amos, Herman, Herbert, and Leroy McNass; sister, Alice Mercado; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.

Richard "Dickie" D. Silva, 81, of Lawai, Kauai, died May 7, 2010. Born in Koloa, Kauai. Retired Pacific Machinery diesel mechanic. Survived by wife, Louise; son, Wayne; daughters, Sharon Hahn, Joyce Pasion Clute and Lisa Taneguchi; brothers, Robert and James; hanai sisters, Diana Simao and Linda Koerte; eight grandchildren; four great- grandchildren. Visitation at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Faith Kahokulani Stevens, 11, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died April 30, 2010. Born in Kahului, Maui. Fifth-grade student at Waimea Elementary School. Survived by mother, Nalani; father, David; grandparents, Walter and Donna Stevens, Wayne and Darlene Cobler; brother, Vincent; sisters, Sarah and Hope. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Church; service 11 a.m. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Harumi "Alice" Tamagawa, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, died May 4, 2010. Born in Niumalu, Kauai. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Keith and Glenn; daughters, Gaylyn Fujii and Joy Barthes; sister, Mary Soo; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild;. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa Missionary Church; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Luella Leinaala Tote, 66, of Waianae, died May 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Edward and Grifford; daughter, Lenora Kaakau; sisters, Elizabeth Nuuhiwa and Beatrice Kahao; four grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; final viewing 1:30 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.

Samuel "Wally" Rex Wallace, 74, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, died April 25, 2010. Born in Virginia. Retired jeweler. Survived by wife, Denise; son, David; daughter, Dawn Wallace-Gadd; sister, Virginia Kelly; brothers, James, Gerald, Paul and Ronald; one grandson. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.