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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, May 24, 2010

Obituaries

Advertiser Staff

Joseph "Bull" Akina, 92, of Kahului, Maui, died May 13, 2010. Born in Puunene, Maui. Retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. supervisor. Survived by wife, Clara; son, Gordon; daughters, Sheila Stancil and Myrna McFarland; stepbrother, Gilbert Valentine; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Christ The King Catholic Church, Kahului, Maui; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation, Wailuku, Maui. Arrangements by Borthwick Normans Mortuary, Wailuku.

Caleylla Cheris Clarito Aris, 3, of Waipahu, died May 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Cris and Cherry; brother, Cyril; grandparents, Marcelino and Marlita Aris and Benjamin and Felicidad. Visitation 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 5:30 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Margaret Ung Chang , 94, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 20, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired Hilo High School social studies teacher and registrar. Survived by daughter-in-law, Karen Chang; granddaughters, Jennifer Hashimoto, and Tiffany Chang; brother, Apio Ung; sisters, Lois Brooks, Eloise Stolz, and Eleanor Chu; Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; memorial service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Margaret See Moi Chu, 96, of Wahiawa, died April 20, 2010. Born in Hawaii. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Leona; brothers, Kai Fong Wong, Eu Kai Wong and Herbert Wong; sisters, Alene Leong, Betty Au, Rose Chow, Mei Lan Hee, Gladys Okamura, Phyllis Au and Lillian Fleuridas; two grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Crossroads. Inurnment 2 p.m. June 1 at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Yukiko Doi, 97, of Kapaa, Kauai, died April 24, 2010. Born in Kapaa. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Reginald and Malcolm; daughters, Donna Yano and Janice Lillie; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Shigeru Shido. Private service. No koden. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

Chiyoki "Frances" Freitas, 90, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 15, 2010. Born in Pahala. Employed by Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Company. Survived by son, Harry; daughters, Connie Mattos and Cynthia Caravalho; brother, Dong Icari; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Graveside service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Flowers and lei welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Janet Takae Funakoshi, 90, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired owner of Bishop Barber. Survived by son, Daniel; daughter, Sharon Tanigawa; two grandsons; sister, Grace Riate; brother, Frank Masaki. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Jane Miyoko Furukawa, 82, of Aiea, died April 26, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Retired Aiea Intermediate School cafeteria worker. Survived by sons, Neil, Kevin and Ryan; brothers, Joe and Richard Watanabe; sisters, Ethel Onitsuka, Lillian Shimomura, Leatrice Aihara, Ruth Kawamoto; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Agnes Hoffman, 94, of Lhue, Kauai, died May 11, 2010. Born in Wisconsin. A retired chef. Survived by sons, Henry, Bob, Ken and Al; sister, Ann Kereki; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service to be held in New Jersey at a later date. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Katherine Tsuneko Iraha, 84, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2010. Born in Koloa, Kauai. Retired Hilton Hawaiian Village auditor. Survived by son, Ronald Toguchi; daughter, Lynda; stepson, Jimmy Toguchi; grandchildren; brother, Kenneth. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Yun Sun Kang, 69, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2010. Born in South Korea. Survived by son, Joseph; daughters, Juliana and Agnes; sister, Young Mo Witmer. Service 7 p.m. Friday at Manoa Korean Catholic Church. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Cyrus Kalawaia Keanini, 70, of Lanai City, Lanai, died May 13, 2010. Born in Hoolehua, Molokai. Retired Maui Electric Company power plant worker. Survived by son, Cyrus Jr.; stepsons, Claudio and Selwyn Huerta; stepdaughters, Claudette Heermance and Sonia Huerta; brothers, Alexander "Sonny" and Milton "Buddy"; sisters, Camille "Honey" Case and Winifred "Darling" Miley; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Lanai. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Dae Hyong Kim, 80, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2010. Born in Korea. Survived by a son; four daughters; eight grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Agnes Hatsuko Kinoshita, 80, of Honolulu, died April 24, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Patti's Chinese Kitchen cashier. Survived by husband, Kazuo; son, Ken; sister, June Nakamura. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Victoriano Garduque Manrique, 80, of Oceanside, Calif., died May 7, 210. Born in Pasuquin, Philippines. A retired teacher and principal. Survived by wife, Remigia; sons, Bernard, Victoriano Jr., Teodolu, Nenita, Ferminodon and Lina; 17 grandchildren; sister, Luming Domingo. California service held. Condolences: www.mem.com. Arrangements by Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, Calif.

Silveria Baxa Marquez, 91, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 18, 2010. Born in Casilian Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired McDonald's Kahului helper. Survived by sons, Jose, Rocky, Domingo, Marc, Hilario and Ferdinand; daughters, Esperanza Garcia, Juliana Afaga, Carmencita and Josefina; sisters, Vinencia Madriaga and Catalina Yuson; brothers, Ireneo and Frederico Baxa; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery, Haiku. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Kenji Miyashiro, 85, of Kaauhuhu, North Kohala, Hawaii, died May 9, 2010. Born in North Kohala. A retired Mauna Lani Golf Course maintenance worker and truck driver for the former Kohala Sugar Company. Survived by wife, Tomie; daughters, Joan Carvalho, Aileen Lui-Kwan, Carol Imada and Cindy Odo; brothers, Shigeru and Tsugio; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Miyako "Pat" Karimoto Nagatori, 88, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, died May 1, 2010. Born in Kohala. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Howell, Wesley, Sanford and Dean; daughters, Kathlyn Miyashiro and Lynette Hanato; sisters, Harue Persons and Kikuyo Karimoto; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Alice Tomiko Nakamatsu, 74, of Honolulu, died April 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Bank of Hawaii employee. Survived by brothers, Henry and Herbert; nieces, nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Roy Yukiwo Nakano, 88, of Honolulu, died May 21, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Federal Aviation Administration purchasing agent, and U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Tokiko; sisters, Jane Kanda, Lillian Kawamoto. Private service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Rebecca "Becky" "Honey Girl" Lahilahi Nardick, 55, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 18, 2010. Born in Kona. Employed at Alamo Rent A Car. Survived by sons, Michael, and Joshua and Jacob Genegabuas; daughter, Diandra; mother and stepfather, Rebecca and William Hopfe; sisters, Laverne Bolosan, Alice Gray, Brenda-Lee Dorsey, Leila Ryusaki, Leialoha Kamanawa and Nora Hao. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary; service 3 p.m. Private urn committal at a later date. Casual attire.

Joseph "Nana" "J.J." Olivares, 82, of Aiea, died April 26, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a major; proprietor of J and J Plants. Survived by wife, Laraine; son, Wayne; daughters, Joni Rabe and Denise Charles; brother, James; sisters, Lydia Dano and Bernice Marchan; five grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Yoshiko Oshiro, 92, of Waipahu, died April 23, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired Del Monte Corp. employee. Survived by sons, Richard and Roy; daughters, Alice Ohta and Harriet Yonekawa; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Hideo, William, Kiyoshi and Frederick; sisters, Carol Matsumura, Grace Sato. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Richard Shiugi Sakahara, 85, of Honolulu, died April 19, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired Plumbers & Pipefitters Union plumber; a U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Betty; brothers, Masashi and Hisanobu; sister, Chieko Merlyn Harada. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Juan Bartolome Salvador, 90, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2010. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Honolulu Roofing. Survived by sons, Matt, Ronnie Sr., Cisco, Roland and Tony; daughters, Gorgonia "Gonia" Cadoy and Dionicia "DeeDee" Hodges; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Eduardo, Jose, Sergio and Elpidio. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Rosemarie Clarin Sosa, 46, of Wahiawa, died April 28, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Sales associate at ABC Stores in Waikk and Ala Moana and Vim N Vigor Store. Survived by son, Lito Alcantara Jr.; daughter, Lianne Alcantara; mother, Maria Clarin; father, Mariano; brothers, Honybal and Noel; three grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Lurline Suen, 85, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired store manager for HOPACO. Survived by son, Randall "Ran"; sister, Florence Chuck; grandchildren, Reyn and Kelsy. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Nativity Church; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Sumiko Suzuki, 99, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 20, 2010. Born in Kapehu. A homemaker. Survived by son, Hajime; daughters, Aiko Miller, Haruko, Jane Bessa, Judy Taylor and Iris Stickley; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Maria E.S. Tamayo, 92, of Keaau, Hawaii, died May 6, 2010. Born in Calasiao, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation. Survived by sons, Eddie, Benny and Nestor; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Harriet Chie Eguchi Tateishi, 92, of Honolulu, died April 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Kailua Japanese Language School principal. Survived by daughter, Candace Shiraishi; sisters, Peggy Yoda, Frances Hiraoka, Barbara Risher; grandson, Ted Shiraishi. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Rita M. Thompson, 90, of Kailua, died May 17, 2010. Born in Michigan. A retired hair stylist. Survived by son, Stephen; daughter, Denise Jochec; sister, Claire Verbeck; four grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Violet Satsuki Uemura, 83, of Lhue, Kauai, died April 30, 2010. Born in Kapahulu. A sales associate with the Happy Kauaian. Survived by husband, James; daughters, Sandra Oyadomari, Linda Fountain and Susan Takamura; seven grandchildren; mother, Masaki Togami; brothers, James and George Togami; sisters, Helen Fujimoto and Mitsue Abe. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

William P.R. Walker Sr., 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died May 6, 2010. Born in Westerly, R.I. An inventor, patent holder, automatic transmission specialist, motorcyclist and fisherman. Survived by son, William "Billy" Jr.; daughters, Kathy Sayer and Cindy Dorosette; brother, John; sister, Margie Lindsley; 11 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Potluck celebration of life 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at Herbert C. Shipman Park. Information: 965-6401 or 965-8678. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mary Masumi Yamashita, 83, of Honolulu, died April 18, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Maunawili Elementary School teacher. Survived by sons, Bryan and Scott; daughter, Amy; four grandchildren. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Robert "Bob" Yue, 88, of Kaneohe, died May 6, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Retired general contractor. Survived by wife, Lily "Pee Wee"; son, Robert; daughter, Patti Fujimoto; two brothers; a granddaughter. Private services held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Laura Y.M. Yuen, 92, of Honolulu, died April 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Redondo Sausage Co. food packer. Survived by son, Clifford; daughter, Beverly Ann Sakuda; brother, Albert Leong; sister, Ruby Yuen; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.