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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, April 11, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Albaro Aglugub, 79, of Waimanalo, died March 29, 2010. Born in Lawai, Kauai. A retired Olomana Golf Links maintenance man. Survived by wife, Editha; sons, Juanito and Florante; daughters, Estrella Duque, Cora, and Gloria Malabed; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Nelson; sisters, Natividad Menor and Julietta Nemir. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Minnie Alberta Medallia Alidon, 80, of Piihonua, Hawaii, formerly of Waiakea Uka, died March 28, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired from Chun Kim Chow Inc., dba Robins Shoes and Dress Stores. Survived by daughters, Corinne Campbell, Janice Fernandez, Brenda Kanehailua and Dayna Torngren; sisters, Arlene Tacderan and Alice "Dolly" Farias; brother, Benjamin "Butch" Medallia; eight grandchildren; two great-grandsons. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Percival "Percy" Acierto Castillo, 66, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died April 6, 2010. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired Hamakua Sugar Plantation harvesting supervisor and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel steward. Survived by son, Reynaldo; daughters, Gina, Jennifer Cacoulidis and Michelle Castillo Sakoda; mother, Consuelo; brothers, Renato and Emerson; sisters, Gloria Milan, Rexie Soltani and Leticia Galicinao; eight grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Katherine "Girlie" Ferreira, 85, of Makawao, Maui, died April 1, 2010. Born in Paia, Maui. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Roland and Thomas De Coite; daughters, Johanna Furtado, Bernice Baumann, Addie Park and Laurie Shimodoi; brothers, Manuel, Herman and Michael De Coite; sister, Bernice De Coite-Vang; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Commital service 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific; burial to follow.

Benigno Javillo Guieb Sr., 82, of Ewa Beach, died March 19, 2010. Born in Bayugao Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Ala Wai Condominium building and ground maintenance employee. Survived by wife, Francisca; sons, Pablo, Reynaldo, Leonardo, Benny and Reynante; daughters, Dolores Jadormeo, Michelle Vicente and Guellymar Jimenez; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Domingo. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Friday at the mortuary; prayer service 9 to 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Richard Tetsuo Hamanaka, 80, of Honolulu, died March 26, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Richards Carpeting & Drapery. Survived by wife, Grace; sons, Dean and Steven. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Laura Stith Kodama, 74, of Kaneohe, died April 1, 2010. Born in Champaign, Ill. A retired Buck Consultants actuary. Survived by son, Richard; daughter, Sharon Ramelb; four grandchildren; brother, Pierce Ketchum. Visitation from 4:30 p.m. Friday at Harris United Methodist Church; service 5:30 p.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Francis Kiyoshi Ibara, 73, of Kahului, Maui, died March 31, 2010. Born on Maui. Roofing material salesman. Survived by wife, Erlinda; son, Scott; daughters, Joye Sherman, Lezle Molina and Alyson Moore; brother, Donald; sister, Sandra Filipelli; two grandchildren. Visitation over the urn 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; reflections 7 p.m.

Howard Hark Cho Kim, 64, of Wahiawa, died March 12, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Retired from Lockheed Martins-Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station. Survived by wife, Lynn; brothers, Stanley and Kevin; sisters, Trudy Maeda and Roberta. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hattie "Sweetheart" Kalima Liftee, 71, of Hauula, Hawaii, died April 1, 2010. Born in Kahuku. A retired Hauula Elementary School janitress. Survived by husband, John Sr.; sons, John Jr., Johnson and John-Henry; daughters, Johnette Cosier, Johnna Kema, Johnnell, and Johnnise Kavapahu; sisters, Emie Abulon and Sarah Rowland; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Casual attire.

Evelyn Kiyomi Matsuura, 83, of Ocean View, Hawaii, died March 26, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired American Savings Bank collections officer. Survived by sons, Byron and Mack; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary; service 10 a.m.

Francis "Mac" McGeehan, 78, of Honolulu, died March 28, 2010. Born in Philadelphia. Retired from the U.S. Postal Service. A master sergeant retired from the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Alice; daughters, Mary Oki, Theresa Takiue and Fran Kaneshiro; son, Alvin Uchima; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Frederick. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Dorothy Hatsuko Nakata, 82, of Pearl City, died March 20, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. A homemaker and ikenobo Ikebana Society member. Survived by husband, Tamotsu; sons, Michael and Bradford; daughter, Jan Kim; four grandchildren; brother, Keith Otani; sisters, Nobuko Kanda, Itsuko Tagawa and Louise Fu. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon.

Dolores Kimie Okano, 74, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 2, 2010. Born in Lahaina. Former Sheraton Maui Hotel cocktail server. Survived by son, Lyle; brothers, Albert, Lawrence, Stanley, Richard and Glenn Kiyonaga; sisters, Elsie Sakamoto, Thelma Kawamura and Vivian Kiyonaga; one granddaughter. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Pamela Kum Hee Ome, 58, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Student services coordinator at Nuuanu Elementary School. Survived by mother, Frances; brother, Timothy; sister, Kathleen Zimmerman. Visitation from 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Mark Minoru Sasaki, 52, of Honolulu, died April 2, 2010. Born in Honolulu. General manager of Big City Diner Pearlridge. Survived by daughters, Michelle, Nicole, Jamie and Regina; son, Christopher; mother, Kazuye; brother, Stephen; sister, Janice Takano. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Jesus Pano Solima, 93, of Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines, formerly of Waipahu and Honolulu, died March 29, 2010. Born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. Retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrician. Survived by wife, Pacita; daughter, Cristina Baclig; sons, Jovencio and Gregorio; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kalihi; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 10:15 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.