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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, April 26, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Johanna Andrade, 88, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died April 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Pan American World Airlines. Survived by daughters, Caroline Motas, Angeline Kahoonei and Patricia Sem-Kaele; brother, Bernard; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Solidad "Sally" "Soling" L. Apeles, 88, of Aiea, died March 22, 2010. Born in Puukolii, Maui. Retired Kahala Hilton Hotel head banquet waitress. Survived by sons, Dennis, Richard, Anthony and Nelson; daughters, Jessica Pontillo and Marisa; sister, Beatrice Nabor; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Simeona "Mama Small" Sablay Dicion, 73, of Waialua, died March 25, 2010. Born in Tapel Gonzaga, Cagayan, Philippines. A shift supervisor at Kukui Nut of Hawaii in Waialua. Survived by husband, Ciriaco Sr.; son, Ciriaco Jr.; daughters, Irene Bayudan and Criselda "Mildred" Fabela; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Expedito "Toy" Engbino, 76 of Scappoose, Ore., died March 19, 2010. Born in Makawao, Maui. A former aircraft mechanic for Douglas Aircraft. Survived by companion, Jeannette Perez; children, Earl, Troy, Joyce LaPorte, Duane, Darlene Lagapa, Vernon, Taina Feil, Josette Smith, Calvin, and Nicole Bautista; siblings, Gerarda "Gerri" Janowski, Phillipa "Marie" Bunag, Trinidad "Trini" Williams, Manuela "Nella" Lee, Joseph, and Dominga "Domi" Wagasky; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Inurnment service 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 30 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Setsuyo Inoue, 95, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 10, 2010. Born in Papaikou, Hawaii. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Bert, Gene, Paul, Errol, Fred, Ray; daughters, "Carol" Iwai, Gail Nakama; brother, Fred Hasegawa; sister, Kiyoko Okinaga; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Ana Tupou Kaufusi, 83, of Honolulu, died April 9, 2010. Born in Haapai, Tonga. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Solomone, Fakaosilea and Tevita; daughter, Maimoa Kuma; brother, Manoa Funaki; 23 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer service 8:30 a.m. May 3 the mortuary; burial 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Samuel Yukio Kakazu, (yago: Nishikakazu), 83, of Kaneohe, died April 7, 2010. Born in Kailua. State Department of Education educator; retired Benjamin Parker Elementary School principal; retired U.S. Army Reserve command sergeant major; U.S. Army veteran; aikido instructor. Survived by wife, Frances; son, Samuel Jr.; daughters, Candyce Kaaiai, Roberta Williams and Kersten Haru; four grandchildren; sisters, Jean Takasato, Mary Lou Rabe, Haruko Chun and Louise Kawagoe. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m.

Lawrence Hisakado Kamishima, 86, of Honolulu, died April 9, 2010. Born in South Kona. Retired Aloha Motors car salesman, U.S. Army veteran; Asahi Baseball Team coach. Survived by daughter, Diane Wong; three grandchildren; brother, Steve; sisters, Carole Kamishima, Mary Kato. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Neo Utuga Togiola Leae, 74, of Ewa Beach, died April 16, 2010. Born in Aasu, Tutuila, American Samoa. Retired from the Navy Exchange. Survived by wife, Mafua; sons, John, Joseph, Jordan, Ioane, Fuasalii, Pisaga and Faafetai; daughters, Elizabeth Ugaitafa, Catherine Oliva and Caroline Leae; 18 grandchildren; four sisters; two brothers. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; viewing 7 p.m. Burial in American Samoa. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Jane Tetsuko Matsunaga, 81, of Waipahu, died April 2, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Member of Waipahu Hongwanji & Fujinkai. Survived by son, Kerry; daughter, Jennifer Sugawa; one grandson; nieces and nephews. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Waipahu Hongwanji; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Tokio "Toki" Nishikawa, 81, of Honolulu, died April 9, 2010. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Retired Operating Engineers, Local 3, heavy equipment operator; retired Tony Honda sales person; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Jeannette; son, Earl; daughter, Gayle; sister, Harumi "Jean" Shea; four grandchildren. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, service 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Lionel Tetsuo Oki, 56, of Wai'anae, died April 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. An attorney. Survived by sons, Ernie and Ethann; mother, Nancy; brothers, Stanley and Lincoln; sisters, Merrilee, Lucille Inada, Irma. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Shigeo Sorakubo, 99, of Honolulu, died April 18, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Weyehauser Co. machine operator; World War II veteran, member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company M. Survived by son, Michael; half-sisters, Harue Furumoto, Hisano Fujiwara. Visitation noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 1 p.m.

Lillian Miyoko Tsuji, 78, of 'Aiea, died March 27, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Dole Corp. clerk. Survived by husband, George; daughter, Jo Ann Verzon; grandson, Gavin; brothers, Wilfred and Kenneth Ikari; sister, Hazel Lee. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.