Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 – December 31, 1998

 

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Irving G. Eastman, 74, of Honolulu, founder of Hawaii Vinyl Supply Inc., died last Friday jan 16, 1998 at home. Born in Michigan, he is survived by son Irving “Bulla” Jr.; daughter Tanya; brothers Grover, Leo, Lovell-Ray and Carl; sisters Mae Cutler and Louise Hutchins; and three grand children. Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

 

Kinjiro Ebato, 92, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter, died June 19, 1998  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Hide; sons Larry K., Hiroshi and Terry M.; daughter Jenny F. Fukuhara; eight grand-children; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

 

Vera U. Eber, 93, of Honolulu died Saturday Jan 31, 1998. Born in Harbin, Manchuria, she is survived by son Abram Levintohl, daughter Eda Berch, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Temple Emanu-El. Private burial.  Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Temple Emanu-El or Hawaii Heart Association. Call Williams Funeral Services for information.

 

Yukio “Yuki” Ebesugawa, 73, of Hilo, a retired business manager for the former Ebesu’s Flower and Vegetable Shop, died Monday Mar 9, 1998 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yaeko “Yae;” sons Dr. Ian and Michael; brother Toshio “Baron”; sisters Tsuyako “Nappie” and Satsuki “Sachi” Ebesugawa, Kiyoko “Kay” Ushijima, Setsuko “Sets” Kobayashi, Nobuko “Ann” Kaya and Ruby Maruyama, and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Frances F. Ebisu, 55, of Honolulu, a retired voucher clerk with the state Department of Education, died April 21, 1998  at home. She was born in Honolulu.  She is survived by daughter Jessica; brothers Ronald and Dennis Kubo; sister Flora Akahoshi, and a grandson. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Church of the Pacific, 99-400 Aiea Heights Drive. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Theodore “Ted” Ebora, 78, of Wahiawa, a retired welder at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Feb. 1, 1998  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Toledo City, Cebu, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Exuperancia “Ex”; son Jason; daughter Eugenie Taboada; sisters Connie T. Ebora and Tarcela T. Cole; and two grandchildren.  Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church, 1403 California Ave. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  Casual attire.

 

Frances K. Ebreo, 52, of Paauilo, a custodian at Paauilo Elementary and Intermediate School, died last Tuesday Jan 27, 1998 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was also a professional entertainer. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband Paulino W.; daughters Esther K. Pira and Tommylynn Ebreo; son Paulino K. Jr.; stepmother Rose Gelido; brothers Daniel and Thomas Spencer and Francis Kauhola; sisters Paullye Ua, Oinah Anakalea and Mary Dennison; and four grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary.  Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Marcelina Echalas, 73, of Wailuku died Sept. 29, 1998 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Luzon, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Francis; sons Angelito and Aljon; daughters Shirley Baniago, Nenita Hipol, Lerma Pena, Marilyn Sijalbo, Judy Salvador and Charito Chichioco; 20 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maui Evangelical Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Ruth M. Ebisuya, 83, of Honolulu, a retired waitress at the Oahu Country Club, died Dec. 11, 1998 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Honolulu.  She is survived by sons Dennis and Bradley; daughter Jean Bona, and three grandchildren. Private services.

 

Ronald T. Egami, 59, of Kailua, a retired dentist, died last Thursday Jul 16, 1998 in San Francisco. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Rene M.; sons Troy R., Dr. Darren K. and Corey T.; mother Nancy A.; and a grandson. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Kailua United Methodist Church.     [SB 23/07/1998]

 

Manford M. Eguchi,66, of Pearl City, a retired electronic technician with the U.S. Department of Defense, died last Thursday Oct 29, 1998 in Pearl City. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Violet M.; son Darrell; brothers Kazuo, Stanley and Alvin; and sisters Alice Ling, Helen Yamamoto, Doris Aito and Betty Cooper. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Yasuko N. Eguchi, 89, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired self-employed seamstress, died Saturday Mar 7, 1998 in Waimea Care Center.  She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Thomas and Ellsworth and Dellick Numazawa; daughters Helen Lacro, Eloise Demas, Janet Paulos and Cheryl Dixon, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Waimea Neighborhood Center. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

George Ehia, 78, of Makaha, a retired pipe fitter with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, died Nov. 17, 1998 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Kakaako, he is survived by sons John, George Jr., Alfred, Frank, Jimmy, Danny, Bobby, Tommy and Barry; daughters Yvonne “Bonnie,” Dolly, Patty and Linda; brothers John, Raymond and Clarence; sister Linda; 52 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

 

Peter Elaban, 71, of Kihei, Maui, a retired civil engineer, died Monday Aug 3, 1998 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary “Marie”; sons Dennis, Derek and Dwayne “Bully”; daughters Joycelyn “Ilima” Unciano, Charlene “Chubby” Greene, Iris Warsonick, Terrilyn “Terri” Elaban, Penny “Renee” North and Avanell “Moana” Hamilton; brothers Joseph and Clarence; sister Dolores Baniaga, 33 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului at a later date. Burial: Makawao Veterans Cemetery.  Casual attire.

 

Irene M. Elder, 77, of Byron, Wyo., and formerly of Honolulu, who worked for Kahua Ranch Meats in Honolulu, died Saturday Jul 18, 1998 in Cody, Wyo.  She is survived by daughters Ruthanne Creed, Nancy Naeole and Candy Clark; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.     [SB 23/07/1998]

 

Eddie Elderts,72, of Honolulu died Saturday Feb 21, 1998 in Waianae Comprehensive Center. Born in Puna, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Joan, sons Edward and Kenneth, daughters Sheila Payne and Pili Elderts, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services:

7:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.

Aloha attire.

 

Ancleto S. Elefante, 74, died Wednesday Jul  29, 1998 in Castle Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia; sons Filemon, Damien and Benjamin; daughter Teresa; brother John Pedro, and sisters Lourdes Palacol, Irene Lagran and Satiaga Pugaoisan. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Mass: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kailua. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

Jorge F. Elgar, 73, of Wahiawa, retired from the U.S. Navy, died Monday Aug 31, 1998.  He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Crisanta; sons Joseph, George Jr. and Edgar; daughters Mary Ramirez, Betsy Elgar, Grace Woody, Christine Dipretraantonio and Filipina Bigayan; and 22 grandchildren. Burial in the Philippines.

 

Hazel T. Eli,79, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died March 9, 1998  in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Arlene Miranda and Leona Low; son Robert; hanai sister Kamila Malterre, 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

 

Noella Ann Elisary, 48, of Honolulu died Saturday Jul 4, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by parents Manny and Clara, brother Patrick and sister Mona Ling. Mass: noon Tuesday at Cathedral Of Our Lady of Peace.  Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Keokalani S. Elizares, 22, of Honolulu, a labor foreman for Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co., will be remembered in services 3 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Call from 1 to 2:45 p.m.  Burial: Kalopa Catholic Church. Casual attire. He died in Queen's Hospital after a motorcycle accident Sunday Aug 30, 1998. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Dana Black; parents Albert and Joyce; grandfather Richard Snyder; and hanai brother Donny "Donny Boy" De Silva.

 

Arlene Leona Elliott, 69, of Waikoloa, died Aug. 29, 1998 at her home. Born in Lodi, California, she was a retired computer analyst with Hughes Aircraft Corp. She is survived by daughter Jan Marie; son David Dow; brother Howard Rode; sister Carolyn Gerlitz; and four grandchildren. Private services held.

 

Alida G. Ellis,91, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died Tuesday Feb 24, 1998 in Kaneohe. Born in Bartow, Fla., she is survived by daughters Mary Matter and Maury Mulligan, a grandson and a great-granddaughter.  Services: 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Call Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii for information.

 

Sheila M.N. Ellis, 52, of Mililani, a schoolteacher at Pearl City High School, died Friday Sep 4, 1998 in Mililani. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband David; son Taylor; mother Tsutaye Nonaka; brother Michael; and sisters Lei Chong Kee, Maile Flores, Momi Chang and Mary Lou Wilkins. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment.

 

James L. Ellison, 53, of Kailua died May 7, 1998. Born in San Diego, he is survived by wife Shannon Mc Callister; daughter Jenny Lynn Mc Callister; brother Roy; hanai and brother Peter Miller. Scattering of ashes pending. Call Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii for more information.

 

Victoriano C. Elloso,50, of Kailua, an employee with Tenn's Unocal 76 station, died Monday Oct 19, 1998 in Castle Hospital. Born in Laguma, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Loida, sons Victor-Joseph and Harron, daughters Vanessa and Valerie, and brother Romy. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

 

Roger A. Elvenia, 50, of California, formerly of Honolulu, died Oct. 2, 1998 in Sacramento, Calif. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Elfren, Dennis and Roger Jr.; brother Robert; sisters Thelma and Deborah Elvenia, Elaine Gabaylo, Rosalinda Shumaker and Jacqueline Murray; and seven grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Douglas Embrey, 59, of Kaneohe, an engineer for Westinghouse, died Friday Nov 6, 1998 in Kailua. Born in Riverside, Calif., he is survived by wife Mary Ann,daughters Karen Murbach and Diane Embrey, brother Thomas L., sister Jean Hull and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Calvary By the Sea. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society-Windward Unit, Habitat for Humanity-Hawaii or River of Life Mission. Aloha attire.

Thomas T. Endo, 59, of Honolulu, a batch plant operator at Hawaiian Cement, died Aug. 31, 1998 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by father Chinkichi; stepmother Masano; brothers Robert Y. and Paul N.; and sister Jeanne K. Private services.

Elizabeth English, 86, of Waipahu, a retired assistant administrator for Mount Saint Marys, died Friday Nov 13, 1998 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Newburgh, N.Y., she is survived by son Robert, daughter Beverly Kavalawski, three grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

 

Murray K. English,77, of Haneo‘o, Hana, Maui, who retired from highway maintenance, died May 16, 1998 at home. Born in Haneo‘o, he is survived by wife Violet S.; sons Murray Jr., Gordon B. and J. Kalani; and four grandchildren.  Services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Kumaka, Haneo‘o, makai from family residence. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: English family cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

Julia “Tita” English-Pendergrass, 86, of Honolulu died Friday Feb 20, 1998 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son William Medeiros; daughter Rita Ann Pinkiewicz; brothers Buddy, John, Richard and Arthur English; sisters Genieve Gildersleeve, Myrna Kaholokula, Annie Yamane and Mary Zanakis; companion Paul Long; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m.  Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to noon. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Yasue A. Enoki, 96, of Waimea, Kauai, president and proprietor of “Enoki Camp” at Halekipa Corner in Hanapepe, died last Wednesday Aug 5, 1998 in Kauai Care Cen ter. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Hiroshi; daughters Florence Yamamoto, Mary Aragaki and Beatrice Pace; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.

 

Lorraine L.I. “Lori” Enos, 70, of Honolulu, a retired federal clerk typist, died Tuesday Jan 6, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Walter J.  Jr.; sisters Winifred Lum, Beverly Kamahele and Edie Kahakelii; brother George Irvine; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m.  Inurnment: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Marie Enos,85, of Honolulu died Monday Mar 16, 1998 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Richard; daughters Caroline Dias, Sylvia Enos and Frances Fay; brother Louis Furtado; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m.  Monday at Blessed Sacrament. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

 

Ruby K. Enos, 94, of Hauula, also known as “Tasi” or “Happy,” a retired schoolteacher in the Department of Education, died Sunday Dec 20, 1998 in Hauula. She was born in Laie. She is survived by daughters Josephine Prescott-Soh, Gladys Pualoa-Ahuna, Merren Au and Gloria Wong; sons William and Peter; 44 grandchildren, 108 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Eighth Ward, Laie. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

Virginia M. Enos, 54, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired manager for Rocky’s Pizza, died April 8, 1998  in Kona. She was also a shuttle driver for Hertz Rent A Car. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Francine Samson and Cherylmarie Deleon; brothers James, Edward and David Mahi; sisters Elsie Rouke and Lydia Mahi, and seven grandchildren. Services: 8 to 11 a.m.  Saturday at Kahuluu Beach Park. Luncheon to follow. Burial at a later date.

Casual attire.

 

Kikuno Enseki, 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii died March 19, 1998  in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Piihau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Richard; daughter Mae Mori; brother Yoshito Shintaku; sister Shizuko Doi, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Services were private.

 

Robert F. Ensminger, 75, of Honolulu, also known as Bobby Roberts, a retired railroad engineer, died April 19, 1998  in Honolulu. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by sons Robert Ensminger Jr. and Thomas Edward; daughters Carolyn Jean and Alicia Wenner, and sister June Taverna. Private services.

 

Conrad S. Epitome,76, of Honolulu, a retired painter at Pearl Harbor, died Thursday Apr 16, 1998 in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Evangeline; daughter Eve; brothers Dioscoro and Seratin, and sister Elva.  Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Theresa’s Co-Cathedral. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

 

Everett E. Erickson, 71, of Hilo, a former supervisor and anesthetist for Honokaa Hospital, died Oct. 26, 1998 at home. He was also a anesthetist for Hilo Hospital and U.S. Army veteran. Born in Alvwood, Minn., he is survived by friend and companion Sylvester McKeague, brother Robert, and sister Margaret Morgan. Private services.

 

Nashea L. Erickson-Keaweehu, infant daughter of Ashly and Warren died Thursday apr 23, 1998. She is also survived by grandparents Valerie and William Hollingshed, Warren and Elaine Johnson, Juana Rasmussen and Gary Erickson; and great-grandparents Louis and Vicenta Medeiros and Colleen Erickson. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.  Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Leroy F. Erl,85, of Hilo, a retired engineer for a construction company in San Francisco, died Feb. 22, 1998  in Hilo Hospital. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he is survived by son Ray Michael; daughter Norene Kai; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Lorenzo M. Ermitanio, 89, of Honolulu, a Laborers Union retiree, died March 2, 1998  in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by daughters Connie, Simeona and Lenore Ermitanio and Marie Ermitanio Ramos; son Ted; brother Pablo, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Rosary: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Wake services to follow. Call 6 to 9 p.m.  Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

 

Ferdinand C. “Fred” Escalera, 83, of Honolulu, a retired small arms repair supervisor at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks, died Monday Apr 27, 1998 in Queen’s Hospital. He was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elsie; son Robert; daughter Jean Freitas; sister Pilares Robello, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Colita S. Escritor, 62, of Kahului, a retired worker at the Grand Wailea Hotel, died Tuesday May 5, 1998 in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was also a nurse’s aide at Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Amante; sons Jason F. and Stanley R.; daughters Lena Staton, Carolyn Cretella and Mercedes Schade; brothers Daniel, Leonard, Rudy and Burtrum Sebresos; sister Hilda Viernes, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 8 p.m.  Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Makawao Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

Leocadio Esdicul, 68, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a retired heavy-equipment operator with Olokele Sugar Plantation, died Sunday Jul 5, 1998 in Queen’s Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brothers Julian, Marcellino and Lucas; and sisters Benita Cezar, Bertha Kiha, Juanita Callejo, Victoria Moribe and Felicidad Oniate. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services and burial on Kauai at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Meleane Esera, 69, of Wahiawa died Saturday Nov 21, 1998 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Swains Island, Tokelau, she is survived by sons Meki, Maka, Meki II and Charlie Esera and Nakala Ate; daughters Litia Suka, Fipe Kiah and Tafailagi Pakau; brother Siaosi Ate; sisters Aisiga Fio, Filiga and Faiona Ate and Moana Epenese; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Hisayo Eshima, 97, of Honolulu died Friday Jun 19, 1998 in Kuakini Hospital.  She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert S. and Richard A.; daughter Jean E. Hatanaka; a sister; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Hamilcar G. “Hamil” Esmena, 48, of Ewa Beach, who  worked for the city Department of Public Works, died Feb. 19, 1998  in  Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Cebu City, the  Philippines, he is survived by wife Marietta C.; son John C.; daughters Maricar C. and Kaleilani C.; parents Cesar and Abun;   brothers Alex, Aris, Edwin and Cesray; and sisters Janice Cabase,  Josie Palmares and Lalaine Froehle. Wake services: 7:30 p.m.  Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9  p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 12:15 p.m. Burial: Mili lani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Felix Esmeralda, also known as “Papa” or “Liki,” 88, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired commercial fisherman, died Sept. 12, 1998 in Keauhou Rehabilitation Healthcare. He was also a landscaper and construction laborer.  Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Mollie, son Donald, hanai sons Alston and Jacob Chong and Melvin Thomas Jr., daughters Rita Esmeralda and Stella Sumarnap, eight grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.  Memorial services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Spencer Beach Park Pavillion. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. Leis and loose flowers welcome.

 

Nathalie U.E. “Ui” Esmeralda, 25, of Kamuela, Hawaii, died Thursday Dec 10, 1998 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, she is survived by parents Donald and Betty, sister Nadine L. Cortez, and grandmother Mollie K. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.

 

Phillip R. Esmeralda, 84, of Vallejo, Calif., formerly of Oahu, who retired from Ricky's Barber Shop on King Street, died Thursday Dec 3, 1998 in Vallejo. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Sil; daughters Pelagia Dumpit and Erlinda Aromin; brothers Matias and Teofilo, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Norberto M. Espanto, 32, of Hauula, a cook at Sunset Terrace Hotel, died last Wednesday Nov 25, 1998. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeannet; son Joshua; daughters Geraldine and Brianna Jean, and brothers Rolando, Ronald and Clayton. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Second Ward, 53-958 Kamehameha Highway. Call from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Casual attire.

 

Yolanda A. “Linda” Espere,49, of Aiea, a school bus driver with the Leeward Bus Co., died last Wednesday Jan 7, 1998 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi.  She was also the lead singer of the Three Tikis. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by Pete Duenas; sons Raymond, Randy and Ramsay Duenas; daughters Rosemarie Petelo and Roslyn Duenas; seven brothers; eight sisters; and six grandchildren. Sunrise memorial services: Saturday at Kaiaka Beach Park in Haleiwa. Casual beach wear attire. Fresh flower leis will be accepted.  Light lunch to follow. Call 484-2753 for information.

 

Christine Vivian Espina, 64, of Ewa Beach died Nov. 24, 1998 at St. Francis Medical Center West. She was born in Molokai. She is survived by husband Pete; sons Dennis, Dale, Duane, Dana and Darren; daughters Donna Cuizon and Darcy Tavares; father Andres Estacion; brothers Edward Pascua, Robert and Melvin Estacion, and Milton, Rudy, Alex and Tim Pacrem; sisters Elaine Morrison and Sylvia Pabalan, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ewa Beach. Call after 10:15 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire.

 

Ramona Espina, 40, of Ewa Beach died July 30, 1998 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Alberto; brother Gonzalo; sisters Dianne Miller and Yvonne Medina, and caregiver Chris. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 91-1004 North Road in Ewa Beach. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City. Aloha attire.

 

Miriam K. Espinas, 78, of Waimanalo died Sunday May 24, 1998. Born on Kauai, she is survived by sons Ricky Jr. and Solomon; brothers David, Joseph and Solomon Kapule; and three grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. George Church in Waimanalo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

 

Thelma K. Espinda, 74, of Honolulu, a retired dietician, died Saturday Feb 14, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Manuel Jr.; sons Richard and Brian; daughters Frances Laybon and Caroline Lum; sisters Alice Chun, Katherine Lau, Mokihana Alama, Anna Bishaw, Evan English, Naomi Wilkenson, Harriet Machado and Leialoha Ganon; brother Edwin Kaawa; 19 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Kalihi Ward. Call after 10 a.m.  Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

 

Feliciano C. Espinosa, 66, of Waipahu, a groundskeeper at Moanalua Golf Course, died Feb. 27, 1998 in Honolulu.  Born in Kalaheo, Kauai, he is survived by brothers Pelias, Aladino, Rosonito and Arnolfo and sister Enocema Lantaya. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call 5-9 p.m. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

Amparo F. Espiritu, 67, of Waipahu, a restaurant cashier, died last Thursday Apr 23, 1998 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Eugenio; son Ray; daughter Brenda Bustamante; sister Remedios Ladao, and four grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu. Call after 7:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Florencio M. Espiritu, 82, of Waipahu, a retired mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 02, died Aug. 18, 1998 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Elvira C.; son Walter; sisters Manuela Cabasag, Gregoria Ramos and Mary Pacol; and a grandson. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Marcelina A. Espiritu, 94, of Honolulu died Thursday Dec 3, 1998 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Teddy, Regino, Ceferino and Antonio; daughters Jovita Castro and Carmen Espiritu-Igawa, and 28 grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Stanley N. Espiritu, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired irrigator with Kapaa Water Works-Lihue Plantation Co., died Thursday Jul 9, 1998 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Albert Hoxie “Mickey” Esposito, 52, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Honolulu, died Thursday Mar 12, 1998 at home. He was a graduate of Kamehameha Schools and the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Law. He is survived by wife Donalin; sons Matthew, Mark and Daniel; daughter Mikilin Greenwood; mother Lucille Calario, and sisters Margene Oliviera and Linda McClenathan. Services were in Independence, Mo.

 

KC Estabilio, 15, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a student at Pahoa High School, died Sunday Oct 4, 1998 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by father Jon "Duke"; mother Janice Goo; brothers Jon Jr. and Jermaine; sisters Kuulei and Dristin; maternal grandparents Alan and Hale Goo; and paternal grandmother Violet Ramirez. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of God in Hilo.

 

Ignacia B. Estacio, 88, of Kekaha, Hawaii, clerk with the Kekaha Grocery Store, died Monday Feb 9, 1998 in Kauai Veterans Hospital.  Born in the Philippines, she is survived by husband Guillermo; daughters Elizabeth Passman, Dolores Higa and Rosario Stewart; sons Rufo, Jose and Benjamin; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.

 

Donald L. Estrella, 69, of Asbury Park, N.J., and formerly of Hawaii, aretired veterinarian assistant, died Thursday Nov 5, 1998. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by son Glenn, brother Larry, sisters Irene and Josephine and a grandson.Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

 

Alice C. Eto, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired office manager for Koolau Farms, died Oct. 6, 1998 in Castle Hospital. She was born in Kaapahu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Toshiyuki; daughter Nora Gono; brothers Richard and Mitsuo Yamamoto; sisters Nancy Kidani, Sally Matsushima, Betty Narimatsu, Molly Hara and Patricia Nakaji; and two grandchildren. Private services.

 

Walter E. Etter Jr., 69, of Kihei, formerly of Honolulu, a construction consultant for building developments on Maui, Oahu and Lanai, died Tuesday Sep 22, 1998 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Lancaster, Pa., he is survived by companion Margaret H. “Peggy” Locey; daughters Beth Ann Lovell and Frances Ulm; son Gregory E.; brother Ronald; sisters June Graybill, Shirley Good and Nancy James; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services at a later date.

 

Fausta S. Eugenio, 89, of Koloa, Kauai, died Friday Oct 16, 1998 in Mahelona Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by husband Blas, daughter Vickie Abara, sisters and brothers in the Philippines, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Severino D. Eugenio, 84, of Honolulu, died July 14, 1998. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Leonora C.; sons Rudy, Elias, Eddie, Jesus and Roman; daughters Wilhelmina Bernas, Consolacion Galsim, Aurora Tapit, Erlinda Glusenhko and Yolanda Eugenio; and 20 grandchildren.  Services in the Philippines.   [SB 30/07/1998]

 

Simplicio S. Eugenio, 87, of Honolulu died May 6, 1998. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion; sons Jerry C. and Irnie C.; daughters Debbylinda E. Gayagas and Lorna C. Eugenio; brothers Cirilo and Rosendo; sisters Maria Bautista and Paula S. Eugenio, and two grandchildren.  Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.  Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

 

Pale T. Eva, 82, of Nanakuli, a retired carpenter from Lualualei Naval Magazine, died May 30, 1998  at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Fetinai; daughter Faleupolu Esekia; sons Tanu and Paia Toa, and Tepa, Pale, Lisone, Pene and Ta‘aseu Eva; sisters Vaitofiga, Fualuga and Faitoto‘a; 29 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Waianae Samoan Church, 86-130 Puhawai Road. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Waianae Samoan Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire

 

Mildred P. Evangelista, 47, of Mountain View, Hawaii died Sunday Aug 30, 1998 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Pahala, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Roderick A.; son Eric; daughters Maila and Beth; mother Elizabeth Bernadas; brothers Bonifacio Pamplona and Alvin, Elmer and Catalino Alcordo; sisters Virginia Soares, Leann Kawaa and Tina and Dawn Bernadas; and father Rodrigo. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Hilo. Call after 8 a.m.  Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

 

Priscilla C. Evangelista, 54, of Waipahu, an employee at Pearl Harbor, died Aug. 28, 1998 at home. Born on Oahu, she is survived by husband Edilberto "Eddie;" sons Michael C., Terry C. and Donny C.; daughters Trissy A. and Michelle C.; and two grandchildren. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

 

Sabas “Sonny” Evangelista, 56, of Pearl City, a retired machinist foreman from Pearl Harbor Shipyard Shop 31, died Friday jan 16, 1998 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Kahuku, he is survived by wife Geraldine “Gerri”; sons Steven T. and Mark S.; daughters Michelle M. Lee and Stephanie L. Evangelista; hanai son Jay Souza; brother Tedorico; sisters Inga Motta, Inez Remigio, Cristina Ramelb and Vivian Ramirez; and nine grandchildren. Prayer services: noon tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

 

Segundo R. Evangelista, 88, of Wahiawa died Aug. 22, 1998 in the Philippines.  Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Teodoro and Eddie Evangelista; daughters Beatrice Valdez, Aida Taoatao, Rosalina Pastor, Lina Dagupion and Tessie Parangan; brother Santiago; 29 grandchildren; and 12 great- grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.  Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

 

Pascual Ewa, 95, of Waialua, retired from Waialua Sugar Plantation, died Wednesday Feb 11, 1998 at home. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by son Melquiades R. Ewa, daughters Diosdada E. Suan and Mary R. Banuilos, 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.