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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, February 10, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Alberta "Monky Girl" Amaral, 64, of Wahiawä, died Jan. 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Employed by Old Navy. Survived by husband, Phillip; sons, Ashly, John and Albert; daughters, Althea Tavares, Caroline Cantu and Lorine; brothers, Melvin Jr., William and Eric Schmidt; sisters, Elizabeth Tavares, Leilani Cordes and Alvina Muller; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

Lucresio "Ising" Callo Ancho, 80, of Waianae, died Jan. 16, 2010. Born in San Antonio, Zambales, Philippines. Retired from JC Penny. Survived by wife, Rosita; daughters, Daisy Rodriguez, Maryline Apostol, Imelda Finley and Alicia Lonzanida; sons, Romulo, Antonio, Ricardo, Virgilio, Fermin, Lharry, Lucresio, Henry and Adolfo; brothers, Narciso, Sofronio and Salvador; sisters, Aurelia Basilio and Avelina Padua; 30 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Annie Moon Browne, 88, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Puunene, Maui. Survived by daughters, Lori Chung and Jocelyn Moy; son, Aaron Lee; sisters, Peggy Anderson and Elinor Najita; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Edna M. Costanzo, 91, of Honolulu, died Jan. 27, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired barber. Survived by sisters, Gloria, Jean, Myrtle, Florence and Paula Tanaka, Mollie Almodova and Naomi Garcia. Private service. No flowers. Donations to charity of your choice. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

David Cross, 56, of Käneohe, died Dec. 22, 2009. Born in Key West, Fla. Survived by sons, Kevin, Kawika and Kyle; brothers, William, Patrick, James McCumber and Walter Holau. Service and scattering of ashes 10 a.m. Monday at Lanikai Boat Ramp. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Joseph Taketsugi Esaki, 90, of Kapahi, Kauai, died Feb. 7, 2010. Born in Yatsushiro, Japan. Farmer. Survived by daughter, Merle Endo; sons, Paul, Dennis, Clement and Godwin; 15 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial at Anahola Japanese Cemetery. Aloha/casual attire.

Richard Lloyd Green, 80, of Kailua, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Kenosha, Wis. Executive businessman. Survived by wife, Bonnie; daughter, Julia Berschauer; grandson, Christopher Berschauer; sister, Doris. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Rerioterai "Reri" Tava Jobe, 79, of Princeville, Kauai, died Feb. 6, 2010. Born in Tahiti. Retired registered nurse. Survived by companion, Peter Piilani Sr.; daughter-in-law, Beckie Yukawa; hänai parents, Bob and Maile Samitackle; sister, Pua Ching; stepsons, Peter Jr., Kaiser, Mike and Ruben Piilani and Henry Puulei; stepdaughters, Ululani and Honey Girl Hoomanawanui; hänai children, Jim Hawkins, Bill and Laure Marston, Jay and Barbara Mahoney, Stanton and Inger Pa, Richard and Mitsi Swift, Lloyd and Patty Chester. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m Saturday at Waioli Hui'ia Church, Hanalei; service 11 a.m. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Wataru "Kawa" Kawamoto, 94, of Honolulu, died Feb. 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Bert and Clyde; daughter, Karen Oshiro; brother, Hiroshi; sisters, Hanako Marubayashi and Shigeko Nakamura; four grandsons. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Davis Khankham Khanthavong, 39, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in China. Proprietor of Siam Garden Cafe and Siam Square. Survived by wife, Chonnida "Nada"; sons, Alvin and Ticket; daughter, Malisa; mother, Chansy; brothers, Bounsom Luangkhoth, Thongthip, Boua Hong, King Keo and Am Phone; sisters, Nang Kham, and Chanthone Say. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; Laos Buddhist service; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Mary Sakiko Kinoshita, 85, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Granat Bros. Jewelry assistant manager. Survived by daughters, Doraine Contreras and Diane Oata; brother, Eugene Shimizu; one grandchild. Visitation 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Waialae-Kähala Chapel; service 7:30 p.m. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Dr. You Tseng Kuo, 84, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 2010. Born in Hebei, China. Member of Chinese Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Survived by wife, Teh-Hua; sons, Shih and Louis; daughters, Hope Staab; Patricia, and Betty Zito; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Melvin Mitsuo Kuwamoto, 78, of Aiea, died Jan. 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel; Hoopono manager. Survived by wife, Edith; daughters, Cathy Yabusaki, Cindy Ebisu, Wendy Peterson and Beth Oka; sisters, Yukie Doi, Florence Hagino and Lillian Okazaki; eight grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Tiet Lam, 92, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Canton, China. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Chinh, Tanh, Anh and Minh Ho; daughters, Hui Ho and Hoa Tran; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; Chinese Buddhist service.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Casual attire. No monetary gifts.

Avelina Bernabe Lum, 81, of Waipahu, died Jan. 20, 2010. Born in Manila, Philippines. Survived by son, Edilberto De Long; daughter, Elvira Baltazar; sisters, Corazon Medina and Leonida Lapuz; two grandchildren. Service and burial in Antipolo, Philippines. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Gabriel V. Medeiros, 93, of Koloa, Kauai, died Feb. 4, 2010. Born in Omao, Kauai. McBryde Sugar Plantation auto mechanic. Survived by sons, Denis Cabral and Paul; sisters, Dorothy and Juliet; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Friday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Koloa; Mass and private burial to follow. Flowers may be directed to the church. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Harriet Elizabeth Lani Medeiros, 87, of Honolulu, died Jan. 31, 2010. Born in Hauula. Retired Queen's Medical Center nurse's aide. Survived by sons, Warren and Vincent Loo; daughters, Norma, and Regina Lo; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 1 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Robert Edward "Slim" Morris III, 60, of Wahiawä, died Jan. 18, 2010. Born in Braddock, Pa. U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by daughters, Martha-Monique Pia, Shareefa and Kenya Wallace; son, Robert; brothers, Carl Sr. and Ali Morris and Mohummand Halee; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces; nephews. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Seichi Ochi, 89, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Hilo. Retired proprietor of Hilo Quality Cleaners; U.S. Army World War II veteran. Survived by wife, Haruno; brother, Masao; nieces; nephews. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 10 a.m. No koden (monetary gifts). No flowers. Casual attire.

Seitoku Oshiro, 84, of Waianae, died Jan. 19, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired hog farmer. Survived by wife, Nancy Yukiko; son, Lance; daughters, Lynette Nishikimoto and Lori Sanehisa-Lee; sister, Kikue Higa; sister-in-law, Leatrice; one grandchild. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Lily T. Pearson, 94, of Honolulu, died Feb. 2, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Retired teacher. Survived by son, Teuane Tominaga; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren. Service 9 a.m. Saturday at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Jo Ann Mariko Takemoto, 67, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired secretary at the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, University of Hawaii. Survived by husband, Moses; daughter, Deborah Tamashiro; sons, Michael and Russell; brother, David Jinbo; four grandchildren. Rosary 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Church; visitation 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; eulogy and Mass 12:30 p.m. Graveside service and burial 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Euphence Lavinia Fleming Vockrodt, 97, of Pukalani, Maui, died Feb. 3, 2010. Born in Päia, Maui. Retired owner of Vockrodt Flower Farms. Survived by daughters, Virginia Gannon, Jennifer Sykes and Martha Vockrodt-Moran; brother, David Fleming; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Makawao Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

George Hiroyuki Wachi, 70, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died Feb. 2, 2010. Born in Päauhau, Hawaii. Retired Gay & Robinson field superintendent. Survived by wife, Carol; son, Jason; daughter, Cindi; brothers, Allen and Leslie; four grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service 11 a.m. Interment at a later date at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary and Garden Island Mortuary.