Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 – December 31, 1998

 

 

 

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Elena L. Valdez, 86, of Waianae died Feb. 3, 1998  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, the Philippines, she is survived by children Edith Clemente, Delia Alupay and Samuel and Pedro Encarnacion Jr.; brothers Francisco, Gregorio, Rufo, Ernesto and Camilo; sisters Juana Bergado, Maming Ellazar, Isidra Amano, Felisa Disuangco, Luisa Bahia and Victoria Locquiao; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Harriet L. Valdez, 75, of Makawao, Maui died Tuesday Dec 22, 1998 in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Marcus, Thomas and Robert; daughter Dorothea “Dee” Smith; sister Naomi Rosenfeld, and three grandchildren. Private services. Reception: 4 p.m. Sunday at 223 North Makaleha Place in Makawao, Maui. Loose flowers welcome.

 

Vivian E. Valdez,94, of Honolulu died yesterday May 5, 1998 in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by son Theodore, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

 

William L. Valdez Jr.,65, of Waianae, a retired guitar instructor, died Sept.  21, 1998 in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Derek E.  and Darryl G.; daughters Yvonne V. Soliz, Nola O. Mulleitner, Constance M.  Loewe and Lori-Ellen Polipala; brother Rudolph G.; sisters Edna Corneil and Lillian Rapoza; 15 grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.  Call 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Margarita Longboy Valencia, 87, of Honolulu, died Nov. 18, 1998 at Queen's Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Bernard; brother Ignacio Longboy, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Rosary: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

 

Philip M. Valentine, 79, of Honolulu, who retired from Primo & Joe Schlitz Brewery, died Oct. 28, 1998 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Edith B.; sons Philip and Bernard; daughters Lila Aila, Rita Eng and Geri Maria; hanai daughter Marie K. Ortiz; sister Lucy Hernandez; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Valley of the Temples. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Patrick C. Valerio, 73, of Olongapo, the Philippines, formerly of San Diego, a United States Navy retiree, died Sept. 28, 1998 in Olongapo. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by sons Alfred, Edmund, Ronald, Arnold and Richard Valero; brothers and sisters Hil Valerio, Pilar Dalmancio and Seniadez Valerio; and eight grandchildren. Services: 1:15 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veteran Cemetery, Kaneohe.

 

Bartolome A. Valmoja,87, of Haleiwa died April 1, 1998  at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Adela P.; sons Rogelio P., Randolph P., Bartolome A. Jr. and Rydan; daughters Brenda P. and Erma M. Valmoja, Elizabeth Nishimura, Sharon J. Cuesta, Faith A. Balico, Bernadine A.  Zukevich, Gayla Sumaoang, Georgiana Goveia and Esther A. Belina; sister Maura Barbadillio, 39 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Michael’s Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 11 a.m.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Micaela V. Valvieja, 99, of Lihue, Kauai, died July 26, 1998 in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter  Juliana Alayvilla; son Mauro Valvieja; brother Benny Valmoja, 15  grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens.

 

Alicia A.R. Van Deusen, 76, of Haleiwa died Saturday Apr 25, 1998 in Haleiwa. She was born in London. She is survived by husband Col. George H.; daughters Caroline and Louise; brother David, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date. No flowers. Call Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii for information.

 

Pauline Van Dorn, 74, of Honolulu died Thursday Jul 16, 1998 in Healdsburg, Calif.  Born in San Francisco, she is survived by sisters Ann Commick and Mary Zootis. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Constantine’s and Helen’s Greek Orthodox Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.   [SB 21/07/1998]

 

Victoria K. “Kumu” Van Gieson, 85, of Hilo died Tuesday Dec 1, 1998 in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons E.C. Hobron, Charles and George H.; daughters Lenore Van Gieson, Martha McNicoll and Ida L.  Sisiam; hanai son Aldelbert Tallett; sister Lenora Broad; 20 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Monday at the Church of Holy Apostles, Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Tamato Vanilala, 53, of Honolulu died Aug. 20, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in American Samoa, she is survived by husband Vaatausili; sons Laneselota, Tauese and Senetenari Tuua and Roman Vanilala; daughters Maima Menchaca, Rolita Sele, Julieta Fainuu, Oteila Salavea and Kionasina Jones; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

 

Wayson J. Vannatta, 77, of Mililani, a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant infantry, died Oct. 25, 1998 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Marjorie A.; sons Wayson J. Jr., John W. and Scott A.; daughter Kaliko Won; brother Eric K.; sister Lydia Deshea; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

 

Marvin G. Van Sickle, 89, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired salesman, died May 1, 1998 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in West Pittston, Pa.  He is survived by companion Lavonne Crooker; daughters Joyce Silver-Perpich and Gretchen Dumas; mother of his children Florence B.L.; sister Doroth Dunst; brother Kenneth; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.  Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at the slip of the boat “Notorius” at Honokohau Harbor in Kona. Call after 3:45 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.  Casual attire. Loose flowers and leis welcome.

 

Cecilia F.R. Vasconcelles, 82, a retired teacher at Holy Family Academy in Honolulu, died Nov. 15. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons William Jr. and Walter; daughter Cecilia C. “CJ” Jones, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services held. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Development Office., P.O. Box 358220, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.

 

Violet C. Kimi Vasconcellos, 72, of Hilo died Wednesday April 29, 1998 in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she is survived by sons Glenn and Clifford; daughters Cheryl Maldonado, Cindy Kealoha and Roberta Hanlon; brothers John B. and Wayne Kimi; sisters Cecelia Puniwai and Catherine Bator; and eight grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Malia Puka O Ka Lani. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.  Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Tutonu Ve’e Jr., 41, of Aiea, an assistant pastor for the First Samoan Assembly of God Church, died July 3, 1998  at Mokuleia Beach Park. He was also a stock clerk for the Commissary. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Rachel L.; children Samson T., Ramona V., Solomon, Rosalina M., Rozana K., Rosemarie A., T.J., Rachel C. and Fa’amanui’aga I.; parents Tutonu and Vaialofi; brothers Nofouta, Faivale, Eperone, Pulliam, Lafomua, Anaolemaa and Tamalii; and sisters Lagi Paul, Tau Tui, Meli Taimiano and Mili Taua. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

 

Henry K. “Kuualii” Velleses, 74, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. storeroom clerk, died May 30, 1998  in St.  Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susanna L.; sons Timothy K., Henry “Hanalei,” Alvin “Keala” and Gary “Bull”; daughters Susanna “Sookie” Kaopua, Sharon Manuel, Salome “May” Apo and Shawnie K.K. Velleses; brothers Solomon “Solo” Mahoe and Lester Jury; sister Molly Medeiros; 24 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a godchild. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Benito L. Ventura, 98, of Ewa Beach died March 24, 1998. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Florida; sons Benjamin and Louis; daughter Ida Morales, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m.  Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

 

Macario B. Ventura, 87, of Hilo, a bus driver for Hilo Sampan Co., died June 14, 1998  in Life Care Center, Hilo. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Chelita C.; daughters Jane Ventura Sato and Laroma Parker; and five grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

 

Lynn Verdonck, 70, of Honolulu died Monday Feb 16, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Union City, N.J., she is survived by sons Raymond, Ronald and Randall; daughters Laura Archibequ and Lisa Marks; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Call Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii for information.

 

Kelemete F. Vesi, 59, of Honolulu, a retired security guard for Royal Security Guard Co., died July 23 in Honolulu. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by daughter Lomana M.; brothers  and sisters Lafitaga Tu‘u, Mulifusi F., Ioane, Vaaosea and Sa Vesi, Nila Sene and Liaina Lafaele, and a granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m.  tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.

 

Dennis N. Vicens,50, of Honolulu, worked for Royal Hawaiian  Distributors, died Tuesday Feb 24, 1998 in Tripler Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he   is survived by wife Siriwan; daughter Janet; son Jeremy; mother Adeline; sister Loving Farias; and brother Michael. Mass: noon Tuesday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Call from 10 to 11:45  a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

William C. Vickery, 90, of Aiea died Wednesday Aug 26, 1998 in Pearl City Nursing Home. Born in Keahua, Maui, he is survived by family and friends. Services: noon Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

 

Daniel K. Victor Sr., 59, of Nanakuli, a tour driver with Grayline Hawaii, diedMarch 14, 1998  in Nanakuli. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margie K.; son Daniel K. “Brah” Jr.; daughters Darnele “Keani” and Nadine “Hoku,” and four grandchildren.  Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at the family home, 89-439 Mokiawe St.  in Nanakuli. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Jack J. Victorino,66, of Hilo, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died Tuesday Mar 17, 1998 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Puna, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Renwick, Radley, Robin and Ross; daughters Raena Augustine and Rana Victorino; brother Donald; sisters Thelma Durate, Debra Rabang and Adele Jofferand; and three grandchildren. Private services.

 

Norman T.S. Victorino, 52, of Kailua, vice president of Electrician’s Inc., died Aug. 19, 1998 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Earleen, daughter Nicole L., mother Esther H.  Sakurai, and brothers Leonard S. and Glenn M. Services: 10:30 a.m.  Saturday at St. John Vianney Church in Kailua, 920 Keolu Dr. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Ellsworth E. Vieira, 68, of Portland, Ore., a retired physics teacher Portland, died last Saturday Jan 3, 1998 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Elizabeth; sons Michael, Richard and John E.; daughters Marie Moreschi, Shannon Randolph and Elizabeth Houck; brother Harry; sister Bernice Mendes; and eight grandchildren. Services are pending.

 

Agapita S. Viernes, 95, of Keaau, Hawaii died June 7, 1998  in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Teodocia Colobong, Rosalina V. Cabal, Pacita Pataueg, Luzviminda Palilio, Primie V. Ribao and Marie Respicio, 28 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at First Born Temple Church in Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

 

Ignacio E. Viernes, 76, of Hilo, a retired cane truck driver for the former Puna Sugar Co., died Wednesday Apr 8, 1998 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Inocencia; son Celestino; daughters Angela Paulino, Florence Meyer, Roselyn Viernes and Grace Dela Cruz; sister Isabel Ramos; and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m.  Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Howard A.A. “Pro” Vierra, 69, of Honolulu died Wednesday Aug 26, 1998 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Debbie Passos, Bernie Kanalulu and Cookie and Roseann Vierra; brother Dickie; sister Marlene Hubbard; companion Laura Camara; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Cresencia A. Villa, 63, of Royal Kunia died Aug. 16, 1998 in Royal Kunia. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Dan B.; sons Danny and Dickson; daughters Beverly and Caroline Villa and Relita Cariaga; brother Jayme Agbalog; sisters Marina Lagpacan and Rosalia Mati; and two granddaughters. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.  Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Elizabeth W. Villa, 76, of Waianae, a kupuna with Kanoelani Elementary School, died Aug. 12, 1998 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons James White, Christopher Awa and Edwin Alcaraz; daughter Elizabeth Baldwin; brother Felix Asinsin Jr.; sister Cecilia Grance; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Beatrice F. Vegas 61, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a C&W Maintenance worker, died Wednesday April 29, 1998. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Alfredo Martines Jr.; daughters Theresa Carvalho, Debra Martines and Anita Martines; brothers Albert Gusman, Eddie Gusman and Estifino Figueroa; sisters Elsie Tanaka, Adele De Guiar, Dominga Rodrigues, Mary Medeiros and Antonina Carvalho, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m.  tomorrow at Honokaa Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial in the church cemetery.

 

Delfin S. Vehemente, 85, of Honolulu, a retired supply attendant for Kapiolani Hospital, died Friday Jan 2, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Carmen R.; children Delphin S., Carolice M., Linda and Dale P. Vehemente, Janet A. Morales, Ophelia M. Springfield and Carmen C.  Tejada; brothers Vicente and Placido; sisters Coring and Flora; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Anita Velasco, 70, of Kaunakakai died Oct. 2, 1998 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Candon Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Maximo, daughter Lalaine Casino, sister Avelina Danioan, brothers Juan and Cesar Mangayayam, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Kaunakakai Baptist Church, Molokai. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at same church. Call after 7 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery, Molokai.  Monday, October 12, 1998

 

Chantelle N.N. Velez, 9, of Pearl City, died Monday Aug 3, 1998 in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Jose and Debbra; sister Tiffany; grandparents Neal and Linda Bal and Juan and Aida Velez, and great-grandparents Vivian “Sonny” and Ane Bal and Vaughn and Dorothy Larsen. Memorial services: 7 p.m.  Wednesday at Tripler Hospital Chapel.

 

Dominga F. Velez,83, of Kapaau, Hawaii, died Wednesday May 20, 1998 at home. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii, she is survived by son Julian Jr., daughters Beatrice Walker and Frances Molcilio, brother Pedro Fernandez, 19 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Kohala Assembly of God in Hawi. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Hawi. Call after 8 a.m. Inurnment: Hawi County Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Gordon Velles, 71, of Las Vegas, formerly of Mililani, a retired lead man for Ameron, died Aug. 13, 1998 in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Stanley T. Patinio and Julio G. and Richard Velles, daughters Theresa Madijanon and Laura Pasco, brother Juke, sister Rose Decosta and 13 grandchildren. Prayer services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Felix Vellina, 86, of Kihei, Maui, a retired truck driver for AMFAC, died Oct. 23, 1998 at his home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by his wife Louise; sons Felix Jr. and Ricky; daugh ters Ann Kimura, Lani Kauhaahaa, Shirley Kaalakea, Sharon Pia and Linda Legsay; 19 grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park.

 

Mary I. Ventura, 88, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a schoolteacher at Kalaheo School, died Thursday Jun 25, 1998 in Arcadia, Calif. She was born in Pakala, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Laverne Allocei; sons William and Charles; brothers Mae Pavon, Frank Ignacio and Joe Pavao; sisters Madeline Black and Beatrice Medeiros; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Mass: 4 p.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Call after 2 p.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

 

Steve R. Vergara, 71, of Waipahu, who retired from Hickam Air Force Base Golden Anchor and the U.S. Navy, died May 18, 1998 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Steve R. Jr. and Conrad; daughters Leilani Alcover and Donna M. and Charmaine A. “Miko” Vergara; companion Connie; sister Natividad Benitez; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and hanai family, the Hanakahi’s. Wake services: 8 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Kelemete F. Vesi, 59, of Honolulu, a retired security guard for Royal Security Guard Co., died July 23, 1988 in Honolulu. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by daughter Lomana M.; brothers  and sisters Lafitaga Tu‘u, Mulifusi F., Ioane, Vaaosea and Sa Vesi, Nila Sene and Liaina Lafaele, and a granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m.  tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.

 

Grace Viado, 76, of Kapaia, Kauai, a retired pineapple worker with Hawaiian Fruit Packers, died Thursday Jul 9, 1998 in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Ahukini, Kauai. She is survived by sons James, Raymond, Alfred and George; daughter Dolly Ragudo; brother Manny Baptise; sisters Hattie Medieros and Nani Kaimualoa; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

 

Richard A. Vickers, 90, of Honolulu, a retired pilot for American Airlines, died Wednesday Dec 9, 1998 in Honolulu. He was also a retired commander with the U.S. Navy. Born in California, he is survived by wife Marguerite and daughter Mary Barnsworth. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program.

 

Barbara Jean Victorine, 51, of Waimea, Hawaii, died Dec. 21, 1998 at Queens Medical Center. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She was a retired security officer for Hawaii Preparatory School. She is survived by her husband Herbert J. Victorine Jr.; sisters Cecilia Dochin, Sophia Dias and Jessica Pavao, and hanai sisters Emily Compton and Mary Cabrera. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Honokaa Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Church Cemetery.

 

Frank S. Victorino, 80, of Honolulu, a retired civilian worker at Hickam Air Force Base, died Sunday Aug 9, 1998 in the Veterans Center for Aging. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by daughters Evelyn and Paulyn; hanai daughter Chanda; brothers Harold and Leonard Nuuhiwa; sisters Nora Robello, Henrietta Egami, Nikki Aki and Jackie Thompson, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

Ricarte C. Vidad, 68, of Honolulu, a dishwasher at various Waikiki hotels, died Oct. 29, 1998 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He also served in the military reserves in the Philippines. Born in Laoag City, the Philippines, he is survived by daughters Richelle L. and Rhevie R., brother Danny, and sister Filomina.  Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

 

Alfred Vidinha, 50, of Eleele, Kauai, a U.S. Army veteran, died Thursday Oct 15, 1998 at Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Eleele. He was the proprietor of Say-Hey Sports Cards and Collectables in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by sons Jon-Anthony and Paul-Mychal; mother Emily; brothers Robert and Ernest; sister Marie Perreira; and a granddaughter. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call from 9 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Norman Vidinha, 55, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a veteran of the U.S. Army, died Friday Oct 9, 1998 at home. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by sons Anthony Jr. and Ashley; daughters Celeste and Chantal; mother Emily; brothers Robert, Ernest and Alfred; and sister Marie Perreira. He is also survived by Cecilia Vidinha. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire.

 

Elizabeth Vieira, 98, of Honolulu, retired schoolteacher with the state Department of Education for 35 years, died last Thursday Jan 15, 1998 in Arcadia Health Care Center. Born in Hana, Maui, she is survived by son Harry, daughter Bernice Mendes, half-sister Doris Lee, 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Ellsworth E. Vieira, 68, of Portland, Ore., and formerly of Honolulu, a retired physics teacher at Centennial High School in Portland, Ore., died Jan. 3, 1998  in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by fiancee Shirley Moss; sons Michael, Richard and John E.; daughters Marie Moreschi, Elizabeth Houck and Shannon Randolph; mother Elizabeth; brother Harry; sister Bernice Mendes; and eight grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m.  tomorrow at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

 

Avelino A. Viernes, 73, of Waipahu, who retired from Navy Exchange at Pearl Harbor, died Oct. 5, 1998 at home. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Rosita P.; sons Errol P., Oscar P. and Gary P.; daughters Elizabeth P. Viernes and Violet V. Willis; brothers Andres A., Mariano A. and Rosario A.; sister Helen V. Santos; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. yesterday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway in Waipahu. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: noon today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Anthony R. "Andy" Vierra, 55, of Honolulu, drilling with Water Wells International, died Tuesday Sep 8, 1998 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Genevieve; daughter Joann; sons Ernest and Robert; brother Alvin; sisters Helen and Audrey Gonsalves and Antoinette Tsusaki; and six grandchildren.  Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire.

 

Delphine Vierra,95, of Fremont, Calif., died last Tuesday Sep 15, 1998 in California.  Born in Ahualoa, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Sammy and Louis; daughters Mary Ann “Molly” Enos and Winifred Armstrong; sisters Leanora Johnasen, Emma Law and Florence Botelho; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

 

Frank Vierra, 91, of Kealia, Kona, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator with the state Highways Division, died Sunday May 17, 1998 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hawi, Kohala. He is survived by sons Frank, Clifford, Edwin and Daniel; daughters Winifred Thomas and Charlene Lucas, and 13 grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Helen M.B. Vierra, 70, of Ewa Beach, a retired data processing specialist from Pearl Harbor, died Thursday Jan 1, 1998 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Aiea, she is survived by father Sebastian Bargamento; brother Glenn S. Bargamento; and sisters Marie “Soling” Samson, Isabella “Bella” Verano, Lorraine “Darling” Jamora, Carmen Abear and Jean Nerona. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call from 11:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Lydia O. Vierra, 92, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Wednesday Jan 7, 1998 in Kaneohe. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by son Richard; brother Roland Santos; sisters Rosalind Watson and Eleanor Pascoe; and a granddaughter.  Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

Philip S. Vierra, 47, of Kahana, Maui, an engineer for a condominium, died last Wednesday Aug 5, 1998 in Nakalele, Maui. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Brandon; daughter Michele Vierra-Pupunu; brother Dennis; sisters Marie Matz and Emily Kinores; girlfriend Ann Williams, and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m.  Saturday at Nakalele. Leis are welcome. Casual attire.

 

Sam J. Vierra, 62, of Wahiawa died Tuesday Mar 31, 1998 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Sam and Agustin; daughters Margaret, Mary and Jodi; brothers Eugene and Clifford; sister Adele; half sisters Antoinette and Annette; half brother Dennis; mother Eva Texeira;  13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church. Call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

Stewart S. "Boy" Vierra, 22, of Hauula, an automobile mechanic, died Friday Sep 11, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jolene Carreira, daughter Genesis Carreira, son Makana S.K. Siufanua-Carreira, parents Stewart and Malama, brothers Charles and Samuelu, and grandparents Charles A. Vierra and Faulalo Siufanua. Services: noon Saturday at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

 

Nicomedis C. Vigilla Jr., 43, of Pukalani, Hawaii, an auto mechanic, died Friday Mar 20, 1998 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Hawaii.  Survived by wife Carol; mother Gertrudis, and sister Normalita Agapay. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Eleanor “Aunty Mina” Villalon, 63, of Honolulu, a deaconess for Lanakila Church, died Sunday Mar 22, 1998 in Honolulu. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Charles Jr. and Tony; daughters Kuulei and Leialoha Villalon, Cheryl Merritt and Shawna Vaivai; hanai daughter Lindy Gaspar; brothers Benjamin Kekumu, Charles Jr. and Emerson Kaili; sister Leinani Kaeo, 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m.  Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.

 

Marcelino Villamor, 97, of Waialua died Tuesday Aug 18, 1998 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Leyte City, the Philippines, he is survived by caregiver Felicidad Diego. Services: noon Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Sonia A. Villamor, 81, of Nederland, Texas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired utility worker for Shaheen's Garment Factory, died Sunday Oct 18, 1998 in St. Mary Hospital. Born in Sulu, the Philippines, she is survived by husband John; daughters Jean Butner, Judy Holland, Jacqueline Quijano and Dancette Villamor; four sisters; two brothers; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandson. Services on the mainland.

 

Dindo C. Villanueva, 48, of the Philippines died last Monday Dec 14, 1998 in St. Francis Hospital. he was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Evelyn E.; sons Dindo E. Jr., Marlon, Dondi and Dodin; daughters Mylyn, Wowie, Ailyn and Edlyn; mother Maria; brother Florante, and sister Laura. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines.

 

Josephine B. Villanueva, 63, of Lihue, a retired teacher at Koloa Elementary School, died Friday Dec 4, 1998 in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Jovencio B.; sons Jonathan and Joeben; daughter Jomarie, and sister Florence B. Sina. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

 

Noemi V. Villanueva, 23, of Honolulu died Friday Jun 5, 1998 at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by parents Florencio and Mercedes; brother Lito, and sisters Cherry and Maritess. Services: 8 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial at a later date in the Philippines.

 

Jaime F. Villar, 58, of Waipahu died June 21, 1998. Born in La Union, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Marylin T.; children Marji, Jaime Jr., Mary Jean and Jaylin; brothers John, James and Dominador; sisters Virginia Biado and Dominga Villar; and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Vigil: family residence. Mass: 11:30 a.m.  Friday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

 

Phillip K. Villarin, 55, of Waianae, a volunteer at Miles Bake Shop in Nanakuli, died Nov. 7, 1998 in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Phyllis Mae D.; daughters Susan Rivera and Donna and Robyn N. Villarin; brothers Joseph and Daniel Galindo and Victor and Albert Villarin; sisters Phoebe Saucerman, Mary Apio, Clara Narvaez and Jeanette Meyers; stepfather Catalino Nucion, and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire.

 

Pilar Villaros, 75, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died May 27, 1998  in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Rudy, Kenneth, Robert, Douglas and Arthur; 15 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Services held.

 

Martin Villatora, 99, of Kapaa, Kauai, a maintenanceman for the hotel industry with Coco Palms, died Friday Jan 2, 1998 in Kapaa, Kauai. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by son Benjamin and Marina; stepsons Victor Villatora and Dong, Frank and Tony Nadarisay; daughters Gloria Caberto, Diane Vierra, Flororence Alviar and Mercy Inez; stepdaughters Julie Lopez and Dolly Alimboyagan; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual or aloha attire.

 

Gaudencio M. Villegas, 76, of Wahiawa, retired from Dole Company, died Jan. 18, 1998  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Rosalina S.; sons Rogelio, Loreto, Bernabe and Marcos; daughters Flora Orio, Merlita Melegrito, Corazon Tumbaga and Regina Gasman; brothers Eleuterio and Elpidio; 24 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church, 1403 California Ave.  Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Larry Villegas,52, of Honolulu, a senior computer program analyst for a defense automated printing service, died last Thursday Oct 29, 1998 in Kuakini Hospital. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. Born in Aiea, he is survived by wife Shirley Y.; son Larry Jr.; daughters Erika Villegas and KerryAnn Pagba; parents Jose and Angeline; brothers Joseph Yadao and Joey, Patrick and Douglas Villegas; sisters Laura Villegas, Betty Jean Johnson, Carol Smith, Casey and Patricia Villegas and Mary Lee; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Adam A. Viloria, 78, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, died Monday Oct 26, 1998 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Frances R.; son Rafe; daughters Francine Hardy, Stephanie Perkins, Debbie Star-Stovall and Desiree Leggett; brother Rodrigo Natividad; sister Josephine Tomas; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway in Waipahu. Inurnment: Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery.

 

Elna C.M. Vinhasa,60, of Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii, a dispatcher with the Masons Union, died Friday Feb 27, 1998 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Sidney Hashimoto; daughters Cathleen Vinhasa,  Vanessa Puou, Valerie Kalahiki and Vallisa Tavares; mother  Florence Morse; brothers Daniel, Melvin and Paul Morse; sisters  Jeanette Adams and Shirley Perriera, and nine grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Vinhasa home at mile marker 104 in Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to  follow. Casual attire.

 

Victoria Visaya,94, of Lihue died Wednesday May 20, 1998 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by sons Julian, Joaquian and Lino; daughters Nena Augusen and Carmen Visaya; brother Alfredo Cadiz; sister Lapaz Labasan; 22 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m.  Thursday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

 

Santiago A. “Sonny” Visitacion,56, of Waipahu, an employee of I Love Country Cafe, died May 19, 1998  in Waipahu. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Leonida D.; daughters Edralyn Verona, Adela Rendorio and Leonabel, Melisa and Nelia Visitacion; brother Mauricio; sisters Maria Cadiz, Isabel Ramos, Consolacion Madamba, Filipinas Oller and Marina Angeles, and two grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Chien Van Vo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Aug. 14, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Vietnam, he is survived by daughters La McMurdo, Dung Galante, Xuan Dang, Joann Chow, Thu Nguyen and Sue Herbich; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m.  Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

 

Jeanette Voigt, 81, of Honolulu died Monday Aug 3, 1998 at home. She was  born in Providence, R.I. She is survived by husband Ralph; sons Ralph Jr. and Richard; daughter Janet Bukes, and two granddaughters. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 8 p.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Philoptochos Society of St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

 

Frances M. K. Von, 93, of Honolulu, a former teacher at Maemae Elementary School, died Sunday Oct 25, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Kula, Maui, she is survived by brother Clarence S.K. Won. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Lucy Ten Von, 95, of Honolulu, a retired state foster grandparent, died Aug. 11, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Daniel, Arthur and Luther; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m.  Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Buri al: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

William Von Seggern III, 67, of Kailua, a retired aeronautical radio operator, died Saturday Jul 18, 1998 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Janice; sons William IV and Scott; daughters Cherie “Moani” Navarro and Sandee Medeiros; sister Muriel Kalilikane; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.  [SB 24/07/1998]

 

Robert G. Voseipka, 52, of Honolulu, an executive vice president forWestpac International, died Friday Oct 30, 1998 at home. Born in Grand Rapids, Minn., he is survived by father John “Bob,” stepmother Dorothy, sister Virginia “Ginny” Goldner, and brother John R. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Heart Association or charity.

 

Alfred E. Voyce, 87, of Kailua, a retired sales manager for American Tourister, died July 9, 1998  at home. Born in Shanghai, China, he is survived by daughters Elaine Voyce Nelson and Patricia Voyce Herman; sisters Mary Brodd and Lola Shirachitsu; and five grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 21/07/1998]

 

Khoa Xuan Vu, 65, of Honolulu died Sunday Apr 12, 1998 in Straub Hospital. Born in Vietnam, he is survived by wife Lieu Hoang; sons Khanh, Kim and Khue; daughters Quy Perry, Quyen Juliusburger and Loan Vu; and eight grandchildren. Services: 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary.  Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No monetary gifts.

 

Lua Thi Vu, 90, of Honolulu died Saturday Mar 7, 1998 in Aloha Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by sons Thanh Van and Thanh Huyen Dang, 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Call from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: 1 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Phi Van Vu, 69, of Honolulu, an officer in the Vietnamese Army, died Monday Aug 17, 1998. Born in Vietnam, he is survived by wife Cham Thi Nguyen; sons Hung, Dung and Lam; daughters Tuyet, Nguyet, Huong, Xuan, Cuc and Trucly; brothers Ke and Muc; sisters Ha and Goa; and 16 grandchildren. Services held.