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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 11, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Nadine Harumi Arakawa, 59, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Continental Airlines ticket agent. Survived by husband, David; son, Neal; daughter, Dana; mother, Ethel Taira; sister, Marilyn Terayama. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Ethelyn Kahula Hinton Ballew, 78, formerly of Waianae, died Feb. 26, 2010. Survived by daughter, Leilani Johnson; sons, Robert Johnson and Winston; sisters, Mildred Lynch and Colleen Lomavita; brothers, Richard Hinton and Theodore Umiamaka; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Service 2 p.m. Sunday at Waianae United Methodist Church.

Jimmy Lee Craven Jr., 27, of Kailua, died March 6, 2010. Born in Sacramento, Calif. Pet specialist. Survived by companion, George Kaalekahi; mother, Linda Gunn; stepfather, Truid Allen Lovel; sisters, Barbara Gunn, Jennipher Gunn, Angel Sexton, Linda Gunn and Katrina Siscoe; stepbrothers, Kristopher and Jareome Lovel; hänai brothers, James Dixon, Brian Fugina and Stephen Sexton. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Ted Kaleoaloha Cummings, 64, of Honolulu, died March 6, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Security guard contractor; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by daughters, Nicole, and Tasy Silva; brother, Robert Jr.; sisters, Kaimilani Siddoway, Puamana Mitchell, Echo Ring and Maile Larson; four grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Sunday at Lanikai Boat Ramp. Inurnment 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Joyce Franks, 90, of Käneohe, died March 7, 2010. Born in Farina, Ill. Retired medical technician. Survived by sister, Jo Matheson; nephews, Kerry and Scott Matheson. Private service in Illinois. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Wayne Alfred Frantz, 91, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2010. Born in Hocking County, Logan, Ohio. Survived by wife, Betty; daughters, Bessie Kam and Bonnie Quarto; sister, Mary Brooker; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at University Avenue Baptist Church; service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Sergio "Amboy" Roaquin Gatchalian, 54, of Waipahu, died March 1, 2010. Born in San Quintin, Pangasinan, Philippines. Member of the Will Of God Ministries and Quinitinians Association of Hawaii. Survived by mother, Maria; brothers, Reynaldo, August, Quezon and Nowwell; sisters, Phobe, Nimfa Ilagan, Mina, and Levy Obana. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Victor Elia Hauanio, 51, of Waianae, died Feb. 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Former Duty Free employee. Survived by wife, Janet; son, Elia; daughter, Chenoa; three granddaughters; mother, Catherine Morrison; brother, Donald Ernestburgh; sisters, Violet Fields and Jade Chaviller, brother, John Morrison. Service 9 to 11 a.m. March 27 at Maluhia Lutheran Church across from Waianae High School. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Bacillio "Dickie" Laranio, 83, of Kapahi, Kauai, died March 5, 2010. Born in Anahola, Kauai. Retired U.S. Army platoon sergeant. Survived by wife, Crispina; sons, Richard and John; daughters, Diana Mancia and Linda Tani; brother, Domingo; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. March 27 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavillion; service 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Thomas E. Mahoney, 88, of Waikíkí, died Feb. 23, 2010. U.S. Air Force pilot; self-employed tax preparation specialist. Survived by wife, Natalie; brother, Robert. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Donations to United Services Organization or Pacific Aviation Museum.

Ronald "Ronnie" Arthur Mochida, 64, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died March 8, 2010. Born in Troy, Ohio. Retired from Hawaiian Tel/Verizon; past president of Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Survived by wife, Winnie; daughters, Bonnie Martinez, Sandy Mochida-Rapozo and Cindy; mother, Jean; brother, Joel; sister, Debbie Duldulao; four grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Francis Nelson, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2010. Born in Virginia Beach, Va. Survived by daughters, Ann, Nan, Jan and Jean; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Committal service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Don A. Ross, 69, of Honolulu, died March 6, 2010. Born in Reno, Nev. Court reporter; U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by wife, Meredith; brother, Michael Smith; sisters, Penny Mathews and Cynthia Behrens; nieces; nephews. Private service. Donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

J R Salvacion, 27, of Aiea, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in the Philippines. U.S. Army soldier. Survived by wife, Joy; son, Zildjian; father, Angelito; mother, Milagros Robiniol; brother, Sammy; sister, Richelle Ann Robiniol. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Gordon Soichi Serikaku, 89, of Waipahu, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Ewa Beach. Retired bartender. Survived by wife, Angeline "Angie"; sons, David and Mathew; daughters, Gordean and Donna; brother, Sojin; sisters, Nancy Zukemura and Grace Higa; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Mitsuo "Mits" "Eugene" Shito, 79, of Waipahu, died Feb. 12, 2010. Born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. Retired from Hawaii Army National Guard after 42 years of service. Served as a Hawaii state representative from 1974 to 1988; retired executive director of Hawaii Housing Authority; co-founder of Waipahu Culture Garden Park (Hawaii's Plantation Village). Survived by daughter, Eugenie Shito-Leong; two grandchildren; sister, Stella Iaea; brother, Paul. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Burial 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual/aloha attire.

Alice Yoshiko Sugai, 95, of Mililani, died Feb. 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Howard and Glenn; brother, Paul Noji; sister, Bessie Fukumoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Tommy Trento III, 57 of Wailuku, Maui, died March 5, 2010. Born in Glendale, Calif. Avid sailor, boat builder and fisherman. Survived by mother, Patricia Smith-Duvauchelle; father, Tom Jr.; stepmother, Gayle; sisters, Christine Young and Terri Iascone; brother, Michael; six nieces; four nephews; 11 grandnieces and grandnephews. Service 2 p.m. tomorrow at Calvary Central Maui Chapel, Wailuku. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

Theresa Rivera Valdez, 84, of Tigard, Ore., died March 7, 2010. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Hale Koa Hotel; former Princess Kaiulani Hotel employee. Survived by children, Katherine Villanueva, Stella Valdez-Tietz, Felisa Duncan, Robert, and Jane Washington; hänai mother, Dorothy Surell; brother, Marcelo Rivera; sisters, Cirilia Irurita; Trinidad Roy and Josefina Galicinao; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John The Baptist Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Nemecio G. Villanueva, 70, of Koloa, Kauai, died March 4, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Taro farmer. Survived by sons, Jarret, Michael and Troy; daughters, Jonilyn Garza and Micaheline Kunewa; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Rosita Fitzgerald. Visitation/service 3 to 5 p.m. March 21 at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kapaa. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

David "Kawika" Kekaula Waipa, 36, of Waimea, Hawaii, died March 6, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Auto body technician for SKG Auto Body & Paint. Survived by girlfriend, Lisa Siu; daughter, Skye; father, Harvey Sr.; stepfather, Dale Sims; brothers, Harvey Jr., Jonathan, Justin, Jarett and Joshua Waipa, and Shawn Sims; sister, Uilani. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service 2 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Clarence Paehaole Wilmington, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 25, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Shipfitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in 1941; retired naval architect/civic engineer with 34 years of service. Survived by wife, Cecile; daughter, Claire Pruet; sons, Carl and Curtis; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Service 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew's Cathedral; reception to follow at St. Andrew's Davies Hall. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Andrew's Cathedral. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

William Proctor Wilson, 88, of Wailea, Maui, formerly of New York, died March 7, 2010. Started as a salesman for the Vogue/Butterick Company, rising through the ranks to become president of the multi-million dollar international company with more than 3,500 employees; established the William & Leona Wilson Scholarship Fund at the University of Hawaii-Maui. Survived by wife, Leona Rocha Wilson; brother, Trevett; daughters, Mary Anne, and Laura Liton; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; stepson, R.J. Impastato; two stepgrandchildren. Service 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Theresa Church, Kíhei, Maui. Aloha attire. Donations to University of Hawaii Foundation, c/o University of Hawaii-Maui, 310 Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului, HI 96732. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Aichi Yamashiroya, 92, of Mililani, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. Retired machinist for the U.S. Army; member of the 442nd Infantry Regiment Headquarter. Survived by son, Calvin; daughter, Sharon Nishida; three grandchildren; brother, Haruto. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Lois Kiyomi Yasui, 68, died Feb. 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Principal of Hongwanji Mission School and the United Japanese Society. Survived by husband, Bertram; sons, Scott, Stuart and Spencer; grandsons, Davis, Blake and Shane. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, Pali Highway; service 5 p.m.