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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 13, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Robert Louis Cooper, 88, of Honolulu, died April 24, 2010. Born in Los Angeles. Retired Hawaiian Electric Industries director of safety. Survived by wife, Gei; son, Robert. Private service.

Maybelle "Pineapple" Cunningham, 80, of Wahiawa, died May 8, 2010. Born in St. Louis. Member of Salvation Army, Mardi Gras Follis and Ladies Sodality. Survived by husband of 59 years, Bernard; sons, Jerome, Reginald, Garey and Rickey; daughters, Connie Wilson, Cindy McLain, Karen, and Lisa Egerson; brothers, Samvester and Ernest Brown; sister, Elizabeth Cooper; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.

Patrocenia "Iniang" Corpuz Domingo, 88, of Waipahu, died April 12, 2010. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughters, Lucia Gaoiran, Armelina Rentigrado, Rosalina Julian, Claudia Reintegrado, Fely Wayfield and Nena Kim; son, Romeo; sister, Lourdes Tamayo; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Bernardine May Borges Gandrud, 91, of Kailua, died April 24, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hickam Air Force Base file clerk. Survived by sister, Gladys Beaudry; nephews, Steven and Gary Beaudry. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral; Mass noon; committal service 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Christopher Nino Ilagan, 25, of Waipahu, died April 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Graduate of Waipahu High School class of 2001; Army Reserves veteran. Survived by mother, Elizabeth; father, Danilo; sisters, Joy Haskins and Stephanie; niece, Serenity Ilagan Tamoria; nephew, Zachary Haskins. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; prayer service 6:30 p.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Felice Wong Kaulukukui, 92, of Kaneohe, died May 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Widow of the late Thomas K. Kaulukukui Sr. Survived by children, Carol Malina, Tom Jr. and Donald; brother, Bertram Wong; sister, Carol MacKenzie; four grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kane'ohe Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St.; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Donald Katsumi Kono, 82, of Seattle, died Nov. 9, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Mechanic. Survived by brothers, Winfred, Wallace and Stanley; sister, Frances Char. Arrangements by People's Memorial Funeral Cooperative, Seattle.

Jack M. Law, of Princeville, Kauai, died May 8, 2010. Survived by wife, Sharon; daughters, Jacque Del Gadillo and Jean McManus; sister, Sara Grote; stepdaughters, Kathy Ries and Kimberly Forman; stepson, Edward Ries; grandchildren. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Kílauea. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Tamanu Masila, 45, of Honolulu, formerly of Tongatapu, Tonga, died May 3, 2010. Born in Fahefa, Tongatapu, Tonga. Tree trimmer. Survived by brothers, Inoke, Vaihoi, Siaosi and Sioeli Mafi; sisters, Itili Mafi, Akesa Tupulotu, Sela Masila and Olivia Fakaosikimuli; 10 nephews; 10 nieces. Visitation 5 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church; service 8 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Edward "Ed" Brazil Medeiros, 81, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Honolulu, died May 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired supervisor for the former GTE Hawaiian Telephone Co. Survived by sons, Paul, David, Richard and Keoki; stepson, Chris Awa; stepdaughters, Jodie deGuzman and Shawna Awa; sister, Ruby Hoomalu; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

John "Uncle John" Docusin Meria, 70, of Kaneohe, died May 2, 2010. Born in Lanai City, Lanai. Drywall supervisor for Alii Drywall. Survived by wife, Madona Keohokapu-Meria; son, Benedict; daughters, Lisa Tagaca, Cherie Guira and Kahokulani Keohokapu-Meria; brothers, Peter and Francisco; sisters, Rose Antolin, Pacita Ramiscal, Dolores Timbreza and Cora Ding-Cong; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Waikane Congregational Church; service 9 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Jerry Morris, 63, of Eleele, Kauai, died April 30, 2010. Born in Santa Rosa, Calif. Retired painter. Survived by son, Jeff; daughter, Brandi; seven grandchildren. Service in California at a later date. Condolences to Jeff Morris c/o Family Bible Church, 697 Benicia Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95409. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Hanako Nakamura, 79, of Honolulu, died May 1, 2010. Born in Kohala, Hawaii. Retired state librarian. Survived by brother, Daniel Shigeta; sister; Minnie Matsumoto. Private service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Raymond "Raymo" Patrick Prehn, 37, of Ewa Beach, died April 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Shayden and Shylo Quemado-Moniz; companion, Mikiala Quemado; brothers, Kenneth, Keith, John, George, and Melvin Lantaka; sisters, Margaret Lisa Prehn-Zablan, Kimberly Dennis, Shirley and Andrecita; nieces; nephews. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Sunday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa; scattering of ashes to follow. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Somphone "Lah" "Joanne" Sengphrachanh, 31, of Waipahu, died May 6, 2010. Born in Thailand. Oahu Waste Management employee. Survived by father, Kelly; mother, Be; sons, Jermicheal, Joe Sayavong and Javin; daughter, Joyous Xayavong; sisters, Samone "Sammie," and Judy Sengphrachanh Flores. Visitation 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; Laotian Buddhist services; cremation to follow. Black attire.

Amate Salei Taimatuia Sr., 59, of Honolulu, died April 28, 2010. Born in Fagasa, American Samoa. Construction worker. Survived by wife, Loini Pauulu-Lavatai; sons, Amate Jr. and Pio Pauulu; daughters, Onolata Panapa, Tufono, Maselina Tuaopepe, Faamoana and Hanalei Saina; brothers, Futai and Tana; sisters, Maselina Veu, Fifiliga, Vao, Lika, Asovale and Faamatua; 20 grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. tomorrow at Light House Outreach Church, Waipahu; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at Lady of the Mount; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.