Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  2001
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PAULINO MONCES RABANAL, 62, of Honolulu, died July 5, 2001. Born in Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Nenita; children, Tessie Gamayo, Myrna Duldulao, Felipe, Johnny, Judith Cala and Rex; brothers, Isabelo, Balbino, Quirino, Jose and Lorenzo; sisters, Balbina Rapisura and Cristina; 13 grandchildren; four great-grand-children. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. [Adv 14/7/2001]

 

TERRY REBULDELA RABANAL SR., 84, of Honolulu, died March 25, 2001. Born in Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Merlina; sons, Rolando, Terry Jr. and Dennis; daughters, Violeta Agbayani, Teresita Tamayo, Erlinda Grubbs and Evelyn Dellosa; brother, Steve; sister, Agrifina; eight grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Church; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

 

Severo E. "Big Boy" Rabanes, 92, of Wailuku, a retired security guard from Maui Pine, died yesterday in Hale Makua. He also started a taxi business. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Janet K.; son Andrew; daughters Janet Martins, Naomi Brett and Tammy Rabanes; sister Margarita Tagay; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. next Friday at Norman's Chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 8 to 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at the chapel. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

JUSTIN MARK IKAIKA RABANG, 12, of Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 25, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A Kalaniana'ole School seventh-grade student. Survived by parents, Mark and Donna; twin brother, Jeremy; sisters, Shayna and Daysha; grandmother, Deolinda Ah Fong. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.       [Adv 31/12/2001]

 

FLORENCE RABOT, 76, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Pa‘ia, Maui. A retired waitress. Survived by sons, Stanford Cleveland and Wilson "Butchie Boy" Cleveland; daughters, Sandra Cleveland-Eblacas and Brenda Reynolds; stepsons, Eddie, Henry and Junior; stepdaughters, Cecila, Linda and Rosie; sister, Regina Kaay; 36 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

 

SATURNINO CASTRO RACELO, 86, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died July 2, 2001. Born in Koloa. A retired tool supply clerk with the sugar industry for Grove Farm. Survived by son, Allan; brother, Mauro Racelo; sister, Victoria Hilacion; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 1 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary chapel, Koloa; service 2 p.m.; burial at St. Raphael's Church cemetery. Casual attire. [Adv 7/7/2001]

 

FUAMOLI AGEMOTU RACOMA, 73, of Honolulu, died June 3, 2001. Survived by husband, Agemogu Agemotu; sons, Seu , Runi, Eddie Seiulialii, Ernest, Ventura Agemoto, Agemotu Jr., Fonituki Agemotu, David Agemotu, William, Richard and Ricky Togia; daughters, Manuia Lesu, Maggie Perofeta, Inoama Ngyuen, Martha and Hirene; sisters, Laufuti Saulo, Tina Utoafili and Asiasiga Seiulialii; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at O'ahu Cemetery Chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. [Adv 7/6/2001]

 

Joan K. Radford-Hail, 69, died Oct. 10, 2001. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kay and sons Pali and Ian. Private services. Donations suggested to the USC Norris Cancer Center.  [SB 31/0/2001]

 

Mary Hajime Radner, 89, of Kailua, died last Tuesday Oct 30, 2001 at home. She is survived by sister Ruth Monma. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.  [SB 6/11/2001]

 

CLARISSA KEHAULANI YUKIKO RAFAEL, 50, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 11, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. A baby sitter and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ainaola Ward. Survived by husband, Wilson Jr.; sons, Wilson III and Philip; daughters, Crissa Okamura and Calri Rafael; mother, La Verne Moriami; brother, Lambert Ohashi Sr.; sisters, Charlotte Borges, Charlene Chock and Clareen Alonzo; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Visitation also 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hilo Stake Center; service 11 a.m.; burial at Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.  [Adv 14/12/2001]

 

Cleope "Openg" Valdez Ragasa, 71, of Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii, a retired waitress for the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Monday Nov 26, 2001 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Andy, daughter Patricia Defiesta, sons Andy Jr. and Crisanto, sister Pacita Angaboy and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Grace Church, Halaula. Call after 4 p.m. Rosary and overnight wake: 7 p.m. at the Ragasa residence. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.  [SB 28/11/2001]

 

VIOLET RAGASA, 87, of Honolulu, died Dec. 2, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by son, Arthur Cummings; daughter, Louella Medeiros; sister, Bernice Tong; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Private inurnment. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.    [Adv 7/12/2001]

 

BENILDA "BENING" OPENA RAGSAC, 79, of 'Ewa Beach, died Aug. 29, 2001. Born in La Union, Philippines. Member of Balaoanians of Hawaii. Survived by sons, Agustin and Carlito; daughters, Felicidad Raquedan and Aureliana Manuel; eight grandchildren; sisters, Josefina Ringor and Maria Alcayde. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Adv 20/9/2001]

 

ISIDORO "ACDAL" RAGUIRAG SR., 91, of Wahiawa, died July 10, 2001. Born in Paday, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Dole Pineapple Plantation. Survived by wife, Carmen; sons, Domingo "Snake," Rudy and Isidoro Jr.; daughters, Lily, Linda Jones and Lita Garcia; brother, Benigno; sisters, Maria and Sabina; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Adv 25/7/2001]

 

Phillip Luster Raines, 64, of Haleiwa died Wednesday Mar 21, 2001 at home. He was born in Cleveland, Va. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Kenneth, Russell and Gregory Raines and Terry Dickerson; daughters Janet Snow and Beverly Dickerson-Hill; brothers Hugh Raines Jr. and Rudy Valdez; sisters Billie Bonnett and Jettalie Grimes; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wahiawa. Casual attire.

 

MIKEY RAKIN, 2, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hawai'i, died June 6, 2001. Born on the Marshall Islands. Survived by mother, Bella Peter; father, Macky; hanai mother, Mary; brother, Arlington Peter; grandfathers, Jonithen Jackson, Isaho Luther, Peter Peter and Harry Rakin. Graveside service was held 3 p.m. yesterday at Na'alehu Community Cemetery, Na'alehu, Ka'u, Hawai'i. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona. [Adv 17/6/2001]

 

Claire Ralph, 73, of Kihei, a district director for AARP, died Feb. 23 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Thomas, Michael and Robert O'Connor, and five grandchildren. Private services.

 

JOHN STANLEY RALSTON, 94, of Wailuku, Maui, died Oct. 3, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A retired machinist and cattle rancher. Survived by son, Peter Leong; daughter, Ann Ralston Bauer; sister, Gladys Warner; five grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Makawao Cemetery. [Adv 6/10/2001]

 

CRAIG A. RAMBO, 47, of Wai'anae, died May 7, 2001. Born in New Jersey. Survived by sons, Craig "Keoni" Rambo-Johnson and Thomas "Kekoa" Rambo-Johnson; daughter, Inez Brown-Kaulia; brothers, Thomas, Joseph, Wayne, Dennis, Norman, Harry and William; sister, Martha Iverson. Cemetery committal service 1 p.m. today at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. [Adv 16/5/2001]

 

JOSE SEGUNDO PADRON RAMELB, 79, of ‘Ewa Beach, died Feb. 21, 2001. Born in Barrio 18, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Mahalo Nui Management Co. Survived by wife, Cornelia; daughters, Consolacion "Connie" Lubera, Lydia Uson, Gloria Magarin and Claire; son, Tomas; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Juan; sisters, Gregoria and Anacleta. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

 

ROBERT GEORGE RAMIA, 68, of Honolulu, died Aug. 20, 2001, Born in Detroit, Mich. A real estate agent. Survived by wife, Magda; children, Bob, Mike, Steve, Jeff, Nikki and Kristi; stepchildren, Richard, Joe, Debbie, John, Tommy and Raymond; 14 grandchildren; brother, Joe; sister, Claudette Miller. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wilder Avenue; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. [Adv 24/8/2001]

 

Frank F. Ramirez, 47, of Lahaina, a landscaper at Valley Isle Resort, died Sunday Jan 28, 2001 at home under hospice care. He was born in San Antonio, Texas. He is survived by life partner Sue Ann Foulis; mother Maria, and 16 brothers and sisters. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Maui.

 

Bernardita B. Ramo, 66, of Honolulu died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by companion Alfonso Inere, sisters Teresita Vasques and Fabiola Libay, and brother Nemesio Butad. No services. [SB 3/7/2001]

 

JEAN ELIZABETH RAMON, 50, of Kailua, died March 28, 2001. Enchanted Lake Elementary School lunch room employee. Survived by mother, Lillian Rodrigues; brothers, James Logan, and Tony and Michael Rodrigues; sisters, Elsie Yangson and Judy Stewart. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

 

ALFRED RAMOS, 75, of Mililani, died May 1, 2001. Retired Holsum Bakery baker. Survived by wife, Emily; son, James Cruz; daughters, Juanita "Nita" Enos and Virginia Bulers; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. [Adv 8/5/2001]

 

ARMANDO DELA CRUZ RAMOS, 81, of Waipahu, died Dec. 19, 2001. Born in Angono, Philippines. A retired shoemaker. Survived by sons, Danilo, Artemio, Salvador, Edwardo, Victorino and Ronaldo; daughter, Vicky Bow, Flordeliza Ganoot, Cristina Priagola and Catalina Esteban; 14 grandchildren; brother, Alfredo. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.     [Adv 9/1/2002]

 

Artemeo "Timmy" Ramos, 64, of Kapolei, who retired from the U.S. Army, died March 5, 2001. He was born in Waipahu. He also worked for the Friends of Iolani Palace. He is survived by wife Leonora; son Derek; daughters Rene Putman, Michele Simpliciano and Julie Ramos; brothers Constantino, Ramon and John; sisters Buenaflora West and Clarita Jennings; and six grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

BENJAMIN "BEN" RAMOS, 78, of Mililani, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot. Survived by wife, Lillian; son, Benjamin; daughters, Linda Kekuawela, Sandra Kahoano, Kathleen Corpuz and Adelita; brother, Frederick; sisters, Angeline Gallo, Haleema Hashim, Jeannie Earl, Mary Tarutani, Lucy Troche and Caroline Blakeley; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

DEMETRIO CRUZ RAMOS, 84, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2001. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Obdulia; daughter, Myrna Austria; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. [Adv 29/6/2001]

 

EDERLINDA "ERLING" S. RAMOS, 64, of Kaunakakai, Moloka'i, died Aug. 5, 2001. Born in Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by husband, Luzbello; sons, Joel and John; daughter, Emilin Sales; a grandson. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Kaunakakai Baptist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Kapa'akea Cemetery. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary. [Adv 9/8/2001]

 

FELIPA "FELY" RAMIREZ RAMOS, 57, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2001. Born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Manuel "Manny"; daughter, Christen Gayle; mother, Maria Obrero; stepfather, Angel Obrero; brothers, Billy and Elmer Obrero; sisters, Teonila Petrey and Marcelina Daniels. Visitation 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

GAUDENCIA CORPUZ RAMOS, 54, of Kaumakani, Kaua'i, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in the Philippines. Survived by husband, Francisco; son, Franklin; daughter, Francia; sisters, Erlinda Frando, Tessie Sorio and Gloria Bunao; brothers, Renato, Bonifacio and Alfredo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kaua'i. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery. Casual attire. [Adv 22/8/2001]

 

Romualdo Zambo Ramos, 87, of Honolulu, died Sept. 11. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Damiana; sons Juanito, Romeo and Ernesto; daughters Rosita Castillo, Natividad Soloria, Gloria Almoguera, Julita Martin and Erlinda; brothers Pidong and Pipeng; sisters Maria Banderel and Dolores; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great- grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. [SB 3/1/0/2001]

 

SALVADOR "BADOR" RAMOS RAMOS, 77, of Hale'iwa, died Dec. 24, 2001. Born in Barrangay No. 29 Rizal St., Laoag City, Philippines. A retired Suzuki Farm employee. Survived by sons, Domingo and Bernardo; daughters, Virginia Sanchez, Bienvenida Miguel, Erlinda Ramos, Vilma Marcos and Victoria Ramos; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Graciano, Torebio and Crespolo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Casual attire.     [Adv 9/1/2002]

 

SADIE "NAT" NATSUKO RAMSEY, 84, of Waimanalo, died Aug. 24, 2001. Survived by daughter, Cynthia Tsark; brothers, Ralph and Mitch Yoshimura; sisters, Norma Zane and Leslie Morrill; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service. [Adv 9/9/2001

 

Deane Randall, 68, of Kahului, a management worker for the Salvation Army, died Wednesday in Hale Makua, Kahului. Services pending.     [SB 23, 10 2001]

 

ANNE RANDOLPH, 66, of Kailua, O'ahu, died May 20, 2001. An attorney who served 12 years with the Office of the Public Defender, three years with the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission and nearly three years with the attorney general. Survived by son, Matthew; daughter, Amanda; granddaughter, Kayla Malott; brother, Robert Jud. Scattering of ashes 10 a.m. tomorrow at Lanikai Beach, in front of the Kaiolena Drive beach access; gathering of family and friends to follow at Lanikai Community Center, corner of A'alapapa and Kaiolena. [Adv 4/8/2001]

 

CAROLINA BANDARLIPE RANIA, 62, of Waipahu, died Nov. 21, 2001. Born in San Fabian, Pangasinan, Philippines. Honolulu International Airport baggage checker. Survived by husband, Jose "Joe"; brother, Prudencio Bandarlipe; sisters, Rosita Ymana, Rizalina Lugto, Conchita and Felomina Bandarlipe, and Teodora Rillera. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.   [Adv 12/12/2001]

 

NINA RANESES RANIA, 78, of Waialua, died Sept. 6, 2001. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Badoc Pinili Association and Ilocos Norte Aid Association. Survived by husband, Bueno; sons, Rudy, Jerry and Ralph; daughter, Kathleen Kem; brother, Pedro Raneses; sister, Caridad Bautista; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church; Mass 12:15 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. [Adv 26/9/2001]

 

WILLIAM "BILL" RANK, 76, of Waialua, died April 24, 2001. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Retired U.S. Army colonel. Survived by wife, Joan; son, Stephen; stepsons, John and Stephen Hinton; daughter, Sara Wolfe; stepdaughters, Stacy Wirth and Laurie Valencia; eight grandchildren; sister, Beverly Fisher. Private services and scattering of ashes at sea held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 7/5/2001]

 

GREGORIA A. RAPACON, 78, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 22, 2001. Born in Vigan, IIocos Sur, Philippines. A member of Filipino Catholic Club. Survived by son, Ernesto; daughters, Julie Remedio, Juanita Rozmeski and Lina Almazan; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, nieces, Ruby Rapanut and Ellen Namoca. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. .  [Adv 16/10/2001]

 

JUAN RAPING RAPADA, 97, of Waimea, Kaua'i , died March 13, 2001. Born in Santa Catalina, Philippines. A retired Akita Enterprises fisherman, Survived by wife, Dominga; daughter, Loretta Agosto; grandchildren, Robert and Ben Agosto; Kathryn Yamamoto, Elizabeth Kawamura, Jane Williams, Lorna Takeyama and Lesley Castillo.; six great-grandchildren. Visitation noon Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Public Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthiwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

 

MANUEL RAPOZA JR., 82, of Paradise Drive, Hawai'i, died Oct. 17, 2001. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. A retired Big 3 Industries plant operator. Survived by sons, Paul and Philip; daughters, Susan Folsom and Kathryn Victorino; brothers, George and Robert; sisters, Helen Akau, Caroline Hurley, Mabel Iuiz, Deolinda AhFong, Elsie House, Cecelia Fields, Shirley Camcho and Janet Silva; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 12:15 p.m.; burial to follow at Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary. [Adv 20/10/2001]

 

STEVEN RAY RAPOZA, 48, of Pearl City, died Sept. 27, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Raymond and Lois; brothers, Glen and Gary; nephew, Gary Jr.; nieces Jamie and Heather. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; Mass noon. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary. [Adv 2/10/2001]

 

ANITA LOPEZ RAPP, 76, of Honolulu, died Aug. 25, 2001. Survived by daughter, Carmen Yniguez and Rachael Timmins; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Josephine Tamez. No services. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 10/9/2001]

 

CELESTINO "ROCKY" ARCENIO RAQUEDAN, 88, of Wai‘anae, died Feb. 2, 2001. Born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Honolulu Advertiser janitor. Survived by wife, Frances; sons, Alfred, August, Robert and Domingo; daughters, Francine, Monica Jenks and Veronica Sonico; brother, Francisco; sister, Monica; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 11:15 a.m.; burial noon. Casual attire.

 

Eusebia Raquepo Rarallo, 88, of Waipahu died Jan. 2, 2001 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Melecio, Teofilo, Virgilio and Jose; daughters Presentacion "Pacita" Igarta and Matilde Agpalza; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

BOB RASMUSSEN, 86, a longtime Kailua resident, died Jan. 31, 2001. Born in Chippewa Falls, Wisc. An accomplished aviator who taught Kailua youth to fly gliders at Dillingham Field. Survived by wife, Eloise; sons, Robert and Ron; daughter, Nancy Mitchell; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Memorial service to be held at sea at a later date.

 

IRENE KALEIWAHEA RASMUSSEN, 83, of Waimanalo, died June 11, 2001. Born on Waialae Ranch, Wai'alae. Member of Waimanalo Seniors and Hui Aloha. Survived by children, David Pires, Donna Rosa, Glenda "Snookie" Wood, Georgenette "Pudgie" Azevedo, Zina Kuulani Reynolds, Sandra Kam and Terrence; 26 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. No flowers. Aloha attire. [Adv 18/6/2001]

 

LEWIS EDWARD RANDOLPH "RANDY" RAUTON, 54, of Little Rock, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2001. Born in Little Rock. A licensed CPA and commercial real estate appraiser. Survived by wife, Julia Brown-Rauton; son, Charles; parents, Lewis and Margaret Rauton; sisters, Mrs. Tom Rooney and Mrs. David Brashear. Mainland service held. Donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, Ark. 72114 or the Humane Society of Pulaski County, 14800 Colonel Glen Road, Little Rock, Ark, 72210. Arrangements by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home. [Adv 12/10/2001]

 

CHARLES P. RAYMOND, 74, of Makakilo, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrician. Survived by wife, Malu; three sons; four daughters; 23 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Ordenstein’s Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 1:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

 

RICHARD "SPIKE" N. RAYMOND, 60, of Wai‘anae, died Jan. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired from the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Marshell "Moana" Raymond; daughters, Dana Anne Pancho, Stacey Lee Raymond and Jerri Lynn Raymond; four grandchildren; mother, Elsie; brother, Elwin; sisters, Delpine Keliipuleole and Lisbeth White. Visitation 10 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

CARMEN "MELA" GUSMAN REBELLO, 89, of Hilo, formerly of Honomu, Hawai'i, died May 19, 2001. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawai'i. Member of Kohala Puerto Rican Association. Survived by son, David Gusman; daughters, Julie Rodrigues, Dolores White, Sheron Giblin and Irene Lloyd; brothers, Alexander and Valentine Reveira; sisters, Isabelle Garcia, Angeline Torres, Estafania "Fanny" Feliciano, Felicidad "Tillie" Mercado, Julia Deats and Jane Lueck; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at The Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papa'ikou, Hawai'i; Mass noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.  [Adv 22/5/2001]

 

VALENTINA REBULDELA, 96, of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died July 8, 2001. Born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Jaime, Gregorio, Peter, Juan, Roy and Alfred; daughters, Lolita Cabison, Leonora Dacayanan, Candida Swain, Leonila Stone and Norma Acain; 42 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papa'ikou; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. [Adv 10/7/2001]

 

Destinee Reclosado, infant daughter of Anastacio and Shereen Reclosado, of Lahaina, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She is also survived by sister Patience Helekahi Moore, brothers Blaine and Blaise, and grandparents Guy and Patricia Moore and Joe and Margaret Gagne. No services. [SB 19/5/2001]

 

JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" BARCENILLA RECKTENWALD, 67, of Waipahu, died Dec. 25, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Member of Golden Girls Club; dietary pantry worker, Straub Clinic and Hospital, and pantry worker, Queen Kapiolani Hotel, Peacock Room. Survived by son, Richard; daughters, Debra Wennerholt, Vernal White and Rhonda; brother, Alfred "Pineapple"; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.      [Adv 16/1/2002]

 

CHARLES MITCHELL RECTOR JR., 39, of Honolulu, died Dec. 30, 2001. Born in Spartanburg, S.C. A Nestle USA Military Sales Division retail sales representative. Survived by wife, Sunny Choi-Rector; parents, the Rev. Charles Sr. and Patsy, and Barbara Ann Johnson. Visitation 2 p.m. tomorrow at Atherton Memorial Chapel, Central Union Church; service 3 p.m. Inurnment to be held in South Carolina. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.     [Adv 2/1/2002]

 

Joseph "Joka" Redo, 79, of Makawao, Maui, a retired longshoreman for Pacific Maritime, California, and Castle & Cooke, Honolulu, died Nov. 26, 2001 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joseph A., daughter Elizabeth K.R. Franklin and sisters Elizabeth Tanaka and Mary Estrella. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 15 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire. Reception to follow.  [SB 6/12/2001]

 

LAWRENCE "SONNY" REDONGO, 60, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died Nov. 8, 2001. Born in Koloa. An irrigator for Grove Farm and McBryde. Survived by wife, Elizabeth "Liz"; son, John; daughters, Lori Redongo, Leah Redongo and Laura Rita; sisters, Leo Kochi and Catherine Fraticelli; brothers, William Redongo and John Ceda; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30 at Borthwick Mortuary chapel, Koloa. Visitation also 9 to 10:45 a.m. at the chapel Dec. 1; service 11 a.m.; burial at St. Raphael's Church Cemetery. Casual attire. [Adv 14/11/2001] 

 

Emma Grace Reed, 84, of Waipahu, a retired cook, died Dec. 3, 2001. She was born in Greenville, Texas. She is survived by son Cornelius P. Potter. Private services.    [SB 11/12/2001]

 

NICODA "NICO" FAYE COLLINS REEVES, 21, of Kekaha, Kaua‘i, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Carson, N.M. An arborist who worked on Waimea Plantation Cottages palms planted by his great-great-grandfather almost a century ago. Survived by mother, Trina Collins; sister, Mataia; grandmother, Linda Collins. Celebration of life held. Contributions to Kikiaola Foundation, Box 367, Waimea, HI 96796. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.

 

LUCY REGGIO, 82, of Honolulu, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in New York. Retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel telephone operator. Survived by son, Roberto; brother, Ferdinand Micklautz; sister, Ursula Bisignano. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 22/8/201]

 

TOSHIE REGIDOR, 72, of Honolulu, died Oct. 5, 2001. Born in Pa'auilo, Hawai'i. A retired Saga Food Service cafeteria cook. Survived by sons, Rolann and Clayton; two grandchildren; brothers, Ray Ogata and Teruko Naramoto; sisters, Hanuko Tanahashi, Janet Yuuki, Yukiko Jandoc and Thelma Kami. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment service 10:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. [Adv 11/10/2001]

 

ANTONE REGO JR., 86, of Waialua, died Oct. 11, 2001. Born in Waialua. Survived by son, Herbert; daughter, Bernice Davidson; sister, Clara; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. [Adv 20/10/2001]

 

ELSIE REGO, 82, of Waialua, O'ahu, died June 10, 2001. Born in Makaweli, Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Antone Jr.; son, Herbert; daughter, Bernice Davidson; brothers, Harry Rodrigues, Clarence and David; sisters, Eleanor Saguibo, Doris Sarabano and Thelma Robello; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Adv 17/6/2001]

 

Robert Jay Rego, 40, of Makawao, Maui died Sunday Dec 30, 2001 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Shirley J., brother Christopher J. and sister Arleen J. Cannon. Mass: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Church, Makawao. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.      [SB 3/1/2002]

 

ERIK WAYNE REICHERTER, 34, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2001. Born in California. A diesel auto mechanic. Survived by sons, Wayne and Ikaika; father, Wayne; sister, Kirsten Reicherter-Bowman.Service 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kaka'ako Waterfront Recreation Park Center Pavilion. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i. [Adv 9/5/2001]

 

ISAAC REINHARDT SR., 66, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 10, 2001. Born in Wailuku. A retired construction mason who enjoyed baseball, fishing and golfing. Survived by wife, Monica; sons, Henry, Isaac Jr., James, Tyrone; daughters, Anna Ne, Monica Reinhardt; brothers, William Jr., George; sisters, Vicky Almeida, Hannah Antonio, Eleanor Crislip; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 9 a.m. Friday at Ka Home Maha Mau Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary. [Adv 2/5/2001]

 

THOMAS DARROL REIS, 53, of Waialua, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Hawaiian Flour Mills operations manager and member of ‘Aiea, Kunia and Mililani orchid clubs. Survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Gary Valencia and Darrol; daughters, Johnette Reis, Lisa Ganon and Carrie Palomares; seven grandchildren; mother, Evelyn Reis; brothers, John, Robert and Douglas; sister, Darralyn Nielson. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

WALTER REIS JR., 48, of Honolulu, died Feb. 23, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Brandon; father, Walter Sr.; brothers, Brend, Rolf and Timmy; sister, Susan Cummings. Scattering of ashes pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

 

AUREA EUGENIO REMIGIO, 86, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died April 2, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by son, Heriberto; brother, Blas Eugenio; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Koloa; Mass 10 a.m. Burial at St. Raphael's Catholic Church Cemetery.

 

MAE KALEHUA REMIGIO, 82, of Kalama'ula, Moloka'i, died July 18, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by sons, Charlie Uahinui, James Nahinu and Byron Uahinui; daughters, Lovena Makekau, One Mae Bie Rasmussen, Charlene Poepoe and Irma; brother, Frank Rodrigues; 26 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church hall, Kalama'ula; burial to follow at Homelani Cemetery. Arrangements by Moloka'i Mortuary, Inc. [Adv 26/7/2001]

 

ALOYSIUS JAMES RENAUD JR., 80, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 16, 2001. Born in Arizona. A retired real estate broker. Survived by sons, Maurice, Danny and Matty; stepdaughters, Elaine Calistro, Dawn Lawler and Diane Calistro; brother, Gene; two grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by West Hawai'i Mortuary. [Adv 20/10/2001]

 

Eufrocina Sabulbero "Rosing" Repollo, 70, of Waialua died Sunday Jan 7, 2001 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Ozamiz, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Roger, Romeo, Roseller and Roel; daughters Josephine Manuel, Judith Gonzalez, Jerlinda Fukuda, Jennifer Kuni and Jocelyn Repollo; sisters Soping Sabulbero and Bebing Fuentes; brothers Theodoro and Epemako Sabulbero; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

GUADALUPE "OPENG" BIO RESPICIO, 77, of Kunia, died March 16, 2001. Born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. Retired from Del Monte Fresh Produce. Survived by husband, Emilio; son, Danilo; daughters, Esperanza Peria and Alma Ariota; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Sinforoso, Bonifacio, Elpidio, Mauro, and Tony Bio and Ernesto Arelleano; sisters, Marina Bio and Erma Lobetos. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:45 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

MASAKO MAY RESTIVO, 80, of Pearl City, died Sept. 2, 2001. Born in Gifu City, Japan. Survived by daughters, Margaret Restivo and Angela Tsuha; granddaughter, Jennifer. Memorial service 5:30 p.m. Sunday at West Oahu Christian Church. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary. [Adv 7/9/2001]

 

JANET PERALTO RESURECCION, 63, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 25, 2001. Born in Hilo. Survived by sons, Craig, Keith and Lance; daughter, Renee; brother, Stephen Peralto; sisters, Celestine "Sally" Patenio, Betty Jane "Nina" Kamehaiku, Mildred "Dindy" Braco, Norma "Tootsie" Fergestrom, Thelma Kidd and Dorothy Martin; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass over ashes 12:15 p.m. Burial of urn 9 a.m. Thursday at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section, Hilo. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. [Adv 28/8/2001]

 

NANCY VENENCIANO RETUTA, 38, of Honolulu, died June 8, 2001. Survived by husband, Alfred Jr.; sons, Irish and Alfred III; mother, Marcela Venenciano; brother, Henry Venenciano; sister, Jocelyn Panggat. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 18/6/2001]

 

 

WILFRED LAURETA RETUTAL, 43, of Honolulu, died Feb. 28, 2001. Survived by daughter, Ashley; mother, Lolita Retutal; father, Mamerto Semana; brothers, James and Edwin Retutal; sister, Shirley Nevin. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park mauka chapel, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday, prayer service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

 

ANDRES DELA CUEVA REVILLA JR., 70, of Waipahu, died Sept. 13, 2001. Born in Manila, Philippines. Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; former grand knight, Knights of Columbus (Council 10475). Survived by wife, Fe; sons, Alexander and Ferdinand; daughters, Luzceleste Morga, Analyn and Noemi; seven grandchildren; brothers, Ramon, Rosauro, Agusto, Edgardo and Primitivo; sisters, Elisa and Cecilia Revilla, and Emerita Sacluti. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 7 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 25/9/2001]

 

MARLENE LEIMOMI REVILLA-KAHOOPII, 36, of Kawaihae, Hawai‘i, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Ka‘u, Hawai‘i. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel kitchen helper. Survived by husband, Sheldon Kahoopii Sr.; sons, Sheldon Kalani Jr. and Samson Kaaukai; daughter, Savannah Uilani; sisters, Joy, Janice, Shirley, Betsy, Josephine, Kathleen and Eleanor; brothers, Samuel, Roy, Alfred, Felix and Phillip. Visitation 4 p.m. Saturday at Gospel of Salvation Church, Kokoihi Road, Kohala, Hawai‘i; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Sunday at the church; service 11 a.m.; burial at Kohala County Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

 

JOANN REVUELTO, 45, of Honolulu, died Jan. 18, 2001. A homecare provider. Survived by husband, Nicholas; daughters, Sharbra Gordon-Scott and Nicole Revuelto; hanai son, Eric; three grandchildren; brothers, Arthur, Clarence, Jerry Beckett and Donald Scott; sister, Yvonne Savage; mother, Ella Mae Beckett. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly, Kalihi; visitation to follow at 2 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai‘i.

 

LAWRENCE "LARRY" REYES, 45, of Nanakuli, died Oct. 21, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee. Survived by wife, Lavern; son, Aaron; daughter, Kristi; granddaughter, Mahie Peters-Reyes; brothers, Joaquin Jr., Enricky, Phillip and Jerel; sisters, Angie Ongie, Gilda Torres, Theresa Hiromoto and Kathleen Alayon. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.  [Adv 29/10/2001]

 

MARIANO TELA REYES, 93, of Honolulu, died Feb. 10, 2001. Born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by wife, Cecilia; children, Oscar, Lydia, Jesse and Mario; sisters, Tranquilina Villamor and Benigna Viloria; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nu‘uanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

 

 

GERALD TALIESON REYNOLDS JR., 41, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died Oct.6, 2001. Born in California. A radio announcer. Survived by wife, Susan; daughter, Chelsie Wada; sons, Gary Reynolds, Caylen and Gavin Wada; mother, Martha Buck; father, Gerald Sr.; brother, Danny; sister, Cathy; grandmother, Viola Richards; grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. .  [Adv 16/10/2001]

 

 

ADORACION "ADORE" CORTEZ REYNON, 51, of Waipahu, died Feb. 24, 2001. Born in Barangay #7, Laoag City, Philippines. Employed by Benihana of Tokyo (Waikiki). Survived by husband, Estanislao "ET"; sons, Estan Jr. and Jayson; mother, Rufina Cortez; brothers, Alfredo "Boy" Reynon, Vincent, and Ferdinand Cortez; sisters, Filipinas Lucas and Remedios Chan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park mauka chapel, service 7 p.m. Casual attire.

 

LINO LIAGO REYNON, 92, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died July 11, 2001. Born in Luna La Union, Philippines. Hamakua Sugar Plantation truck driver. Survived by son, Ray; daughters, Rosaline Norgard and Lorraine; three grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon today at Pa'auilo Kongoji Shingon Mission; services noon; burial to follow at Kukuihaele Japanese Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. [Adv 17/7/2001]

 

FAY REZENTES, 48, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died Aug. 13, 2001. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i. Brantley Center, Honoka'a, officer worker. Survived by mother, Flora Cabreros; brothers, Phillip, Danny, Michael and Timmy Cabreros; sister, Paulette Ward. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. [Adv 17//2001]

 

ROBERT RHODA JR., 17, of Mililani, died Dec. 5, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. Survived by mother, Laurie Victorino; father, Robert Sr.; stepmother, Dolores Savella; sisters, Jolyn Garcia, Angela Rodgers, Trinda Sams and Kim Coleman; grandmother, Leadora Victorino; fiancee, Daclyn Lunasco. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai chapel; service 7 p.m.; burial 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.   [Adv 12/12/2001]

 

RICHARD ROLAND RHODES, 69, of Honolulu, died June 19, 2001. Born in Chicago, Ill. A scientific illustrator for the University of Hawai'i, Department of Geophysics. A paddler with Hui Nalu Canoe Club. Survived by sons, Eric and Evan; daughters, Sandra Keepers and Lydia Liffick; sister, Cynthia Segal; grandchildren. Ocean burial 6 p.m. today at Maunalua Bay. Casual attire. [Adv 20/7/2001]

 

ALEJA IRENE ABIAN RICARDO, 83, of Kihei, Maui, died July 21, 2001. A homemaker and member of Christ the King Catholic Church. Survived by husband, Francisco; sons, Crisanto Rasay, Hernando Rasay, Antonio Rasay; daughters, Lolita Acob, Clarita Esteban; brothers, Eduardo and Pedro Abian; sisters, Natividad Raton and Monica Galingana; 25 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at Ballard Family Mortuary; prayer service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at Christ the King Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Av 26/7/2001]

 

Concetta J. Riccio -  Local garden club pioneer and environmental enthusiast Concetta J. Riccio, 79, of Mililani, died June 1 after a five-year battle with lung cancer.  Family and friends described her as someone who "was an excellent mentor and one of the best leaders" through her garden work with the community.  Born in 1922 in Rhode Island, Riccio moved to O'ahu with her husband and children in 1963.  For 27 years, she was involved with tree-planting projects as the vice president of the Hawai'i Federation of Garden Clubs and the head of the Hawai'i Bicentennial Commission. Riccio was also the secretary for the Kalihi Business Association.  "Her whole concept was to get people interested in the environment," said Janet Yamamoto, member of the Aloha Garden Club. "Anything that related with plants or garden work or our flower shows."  Yamamoto said Riccio talked to students and teachers at Hawai'i schools and traveled to the Mainland to spread the interest of environmental causes.  "She was very generous at her own expense, very dedicated," Yamamoto said. "She'd even take the bus to go from Mililani to across the island to carry on these activities. Who else would be willing to do that?"  In April, Riccio was elected as the new president of Hawai'i Federation of Garden Clubs. She did not tell any of her close friends about her illness, said Wilna Johnson, president of the Aloha Garden Club.  "She was doing things right until the end, keeping everything to herself and never complaining," Johnson said. She knew Riccio for 18 years. "She was just so involved."  Riccio's son, August Jr. Riccio, said although his mother was a private person when it came to her own life, she never stopped giving her time to Hawai'i's children and its environment.  "She just liked to see things grow," he said.  In addition to her son, Riccio is survived by her husband, August Sr.; son Richard; brother Ascenzo "Hank" Ricci ; and four grandsons.  Visitation will be held at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel; service at 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.  Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary. [Adv 10/7/2001]

 

MARY BEATRICE LORENZO TUPUOLA RICHARDS, 74, of Hale'iwa, died Nov. 3, 2001. Born in Na'alehu, Hawai'i. Survived by children, Hazel "Snookie" Kaolulo, Terry "Butch" Cabral, Veu "Eugene" Tupuola, Eleanor "Leipaoa" Pacheco, Babette "Tutasi Tupuola" Kamanu, Anthony "Sepulona" Tupuola, Gene "Malui'fale Tupuola" Kama, Mary "Honeygirl M." Maka-Lee and Daverlene; 38 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Gabby, Arthur and Donald Lorenzo; sisters, Joan Lorenzo and Barbara "Lave" Lorenzo- Lorenzo-Jose. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church; service 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.  [Adv 7/11/2001]

 

ALMA PUANANI RICHARDSON, 64, of Honolulu, died Aug. 4, 2001. Born in Lana'i City, Lana'i. Hale Ho Aloha Intermediate Care Facility, and former cook at King's Daughters' Home, Kaimuki. Survived by mother, the Rev. Hannah; brothers, John Jr. and Arnold; sister, Vivien; hanai sister, Karen Kealoha. Overnight visitation, 11 a.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday at Kalanakila O Ka Malamalama Hoomana O Ioredane Hou Church, Lana'i; services 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday; burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 13/8/2001]

 

BOYD ALEXANDER RICHARDSON, 74, of Waipahu, died Dec. 5, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Member of Hawaii Shopmen's Union. Survived by sons, Boyd, Herbert and Fugate; daughters, Alexandria Kekumu and Daphne Poole; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 12:30 p.m. Private burial. No flowers.      [Adv 10/12/2001]

 

JULIETTE "JULIE" KALAMA RICHARDSON, 65, of Maunawili, died Nov. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A private secretary retired from the City and County of Honolulu. Survived by husband, Edrod "Bo" Ko'ikuaiwohikalani; son, William "Bill"; daughters, Lavonne Richardson Sexton and Christie Richardson-Bautista; brother, Charles Russell; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Aloha attire. [Adv 15/11/2001] 

 

Robert K. Richardson - Former Honolulu District Judge Robert K. Richardson, brother of former Hawai'i Supreme Court Chief Justice William Richardson, died Dec. 17 at The Queen's Medical Center. He was 75. Funeral services will be held Wednesday. After Richardson was appointed to the district court by his older brother, he became the center of controversy for a 1978 decision dismissing rape charges. In his ruling, Richardson questioned what "forcible compulsion" there was, after the complainant was hit by a car and felt threatened by a bottle by the defendant. Women Against Rape and other groups held demonstrations protesting his decision. In 1980, the state Judicial Selection Commission denied Richardson a second six-year term on the bench. Richard-son battled in vain to be reappointed. William Richardson, who spoke to the commission in his brother's defense, failed to sway the commissioners and later said Robert Richardson had been "kicked out for being strong." Longtime friend and counselor Thomas Mui, who represented Richardson in his effort to be reappointed, said yesterday it was unfortunate that controversy and publicity overshadowed Richardson's being "such a warm and caring individual." Mui said he felt Richardson was the victim of secret "character assassination" at the judicial commission. "There were no particulars, and it was like fighting a bunch of shadows," Mui said. Richardson, the grandson of an immigrant from Canton, graduated from Roosevelt High School and the University of Hawai'i, and earned a law degree from the University of Cincinnati Law School. He practiced law in association with his brother, who was clerk of the Territorial Senate and rose to positions of great power in the Democratic Party in Hawai'i. He served in the U. S. Army from 1945 to 1947 and was recalled to duty from 1951 to 1953, serving in Korea. After leaving the bench, he held positions as deputy attorney general and as an assistant corporation counsel for the city. He is survived by his wife, Helen Shim; sons Patrick and John; daughter Mahealani; brother William; sisters Army R,. Kahoiwai, Grace R. Wong and Pearl R. Nishimura; and four grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's Cathedral, with services at 6:30 p.m., followed by inurnment at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire; the family prefers that flowers be omitted.          [Adv 4/1/2002]

 

 

RONALD "DUANE" RICKARD, 59, of Makakilo, died Feb. 12, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Rickard Ranch. Survived by wife, Rayann; son, Ronald "Boo Boo"; daughters, Roleen "Kihei" and Ronnye "Kalei"; six grandchildren; brothers, Gary Rickard, Dennis and Alan Ah Yo, and William Coelho; sister, Julie Olson-Brown. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo; eulogies 7:15 p.m.; Mass 8:30 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Lynn Ronald Rickert Jr., 43, of Pahoa, Hawaii, who worked in park management at the County of California, died Saturday April 14, 2001 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by mother Shelby J. Bell; sisters Lori Wilkinson and Karen Peracca; and hanai mother and friend Isabel Nuquist. No services. [SB 19/4/2001]

 

WILLIAM "BILL" RICKERTSEN, 84, of La‘ie, died March 6, 2001. Born in Omaha, Neb. Survived by wife, Marcella; sons, Larry and Dwain; daughters Karen Harper and Cathy; brother, Charles; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, La‘ie 8th Ward; service 11 a.m. Private committal service at Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

 

JEFFREY "KEPI" NAINOA RIDGE, 37, of Honolulu, died July 19, 2001. Born in California. Helped many as a traditional practitioner. Survived by companion, Leilani Areola; sons, Nathan and Kawaiakua; mother, Drina Nainoa-Eaton; brothers, Harry Jr. and Sam; sisters, Yolanda Joseph and Debbie. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 23/7/2001]

 

DOLORES MAY RIDLEY, 87, of Bellingham, Wash., formerly of Honolulu and Kaua'i, died April 13, 2001. Born in York, Pa. Former Punahou School bookkeeper. Survived by son, Lee; daughter, Pat Palmer; grandsons, Zachary and Joshua Palmer. Graveside service 3 p.m. tomorrow at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Visitation and service also 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo, Kaua'i. Blessing 3 p.m. Saturday at Kalapaki Beach, fronting Kauai Marriott Resort. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Jones-Moles Funeral Home, Bellingham, Wash. [Adv 7/5/2001]

 

Consorcia Amby Riel, 69, of Lanai City, died TuesdaySep 11, 2001 in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Marcelo; sons Victor, Pastor, Nestor, Isaias, Ronald, Daniel and Samson; daughters Gloria Choo, Rebecca Murakami, Marciana Verba and Laura Espinoza; parents Vicenta and Cornelio Amby; brothers Paul, Franklin, Leo, Cornelio Jr., Melanio, Valerio, Abraham and Bruno Amby; sisters Florencia Villamor and Victoria Cabiles; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at ILWU Union Hall. Call 2-3:30 p.m. [SB 17/9/2001]

 

JAMES ANDREW RIELY, 69, of Kona, Hawai‘i, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 26, 2001. Retired attorney. Survived by wife, Ann "Nancy"; sons, John and James; daughters, Sheila and M. Jeaneen; seven grandchildren; brother, Robert; sisters, Sister Barbara and Patricia Fitzsimmons. Memorial Mass 3 p.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

 

Mitsue "Monica" Rife, 62, of Kailua, died Sunday Aug 12, 2001 in Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Nagasaki-Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband T.J.; son Franky; brothers Masumi, Tokumi, Masami and Shigemi Kuroda; sister Kimie Egashira; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.  [SB 18/8/2001]

 

GEORGINE "LEI" RIGG, 69, of Honolulu, died Jan. 24, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Henry "Hank"; sons, Mark, Scott, Matt and Douglas; nine grandchildren; brother, Charles Knapp. Memorial service 9 a.m. Thursday at Outrigger Canoe Club; scattering of ashes to follow. Arrangements by Nu‘uanu Mortuary.

 

Karen D. Riggan, 46, of Hana, Maui, a hospice caregiver, died Saturday Jan 6, 2001 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in California. She is survived by brother Eric Galvan, and sisters Susie Wirths, Rene Shick and Teri Wong. Private services.

 

IVY MAY RIGLER, 81, of Kailua, died May 4, 2001. Born in Australia. Survived by husband, Howard Jr.; son, Howard III; daughters, Victoria Asaeda, Antonia Slatton, Linda Osborne and Laura; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Ada Bounds. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 9/5/2001]

 

JAMES WILLIAM RILEY, 69, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 6, 2001. Born in San Francisco, Calif. Retired Army staff sergeant. Survived by wife, Toshiko; sons, James Jr., Kenneth, John and Jack; daughter, Tina Sue; sister, Mary Jane Kane; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. [Adv 19/10/2001]

 

ETHEL M. LIU RIO, 80, of Shinajana, Guam, died July 12, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, George Jr.; daughter, Sylvia; brothers, Gerard and Raymond Liu; sisters, Harriet Boudreaux, Phyllis Mahelona and Cynthia Henriques; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i. [Adv 15/8/2001]

 

CASTOR REDOR RIOPTA, 62, of Hanama‘ulu, Kaua‘i, died Feb. 11. 2001. Born in the Philippines. A Lihue Plantation irrigator. Survived by wife, Violeta; daughter, Carol; son, C.J.; brothers, Pedro, Emigdio, Angel and Ceferino; sisters, Alejandra, and Jacinta Ragasa. Visitation 9 a.m. Feb. 23 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihu‘e Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

 

Frank P. Rios, 88, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator for Walker-Moody Construction, died June 17 at home. He is survived by wife Victoria and brothers Rafael Rios and John Quinones. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. [SB 25/6/2001]

 

RAYMOND JOSEPH RIOS SR., 74, of ‘Aiea, died Jan. 8, 2001. Born in Hamakuapoko, Makawao, Hawai‘i. Retired from the Honolulu Board of Water Supply. A veteran of the U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Dolores; sons, Raymond Jr., Lawrence, Andrew and Walter; daughter, Elizabeth "Lily" Rios-Fujiwaki; brothers, Joe and Johnny; sisters, Elsie Beling, Beatrice DeCosta and Dolores; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:15 a.m. Burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

RENEE LEILANI RIOS-WILLIAMS, 41, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died April 22, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A communication company secretary. Survived by daughters, Angela and Linda Rios; father, Matthews Ignacio; brothers, Raymond Ignacio, Matthews and Michael Sosa and Teddy Bondaug; sisters, Renesse Madera and Lorena Bates; one grandson. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau St., Hawai'i; service 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers welcomed. Casual or aloha attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary, Hilo. [Adv 1/5/2001]

 

JOHN RITA, 78, of Wai'anae, formerly of Kahalu'u and Makakilo, died June 25, 2001. Born in Hana, Maui. A painter and mason retired from Honolulu Painting Co.; also a boat builder and fisherman. Survived by wife, Trinidad; sons, John Jr., Timothy, Darryl and John III; daughters, Joan DePeralta, Parsha Oliva, Cynthia Rita, Andrea DeMello, Trina Jury, June Dutro and Mary Fennell; 27 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Florencio "Blackie" Rita and Phillip, Rueben, Dado and Recarte Demitrial; sisters, Loretta Barques and Rosita DeLeon. Visitation from 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Makakilo, Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also from 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church, service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 1/7/2001]

 

MARY LOUISE RIVEIRA, 68, of Wai'anae, formerly of Hilo, died Sept. 6, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Member of Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survived by husband, Albert; daughters, Barbara Carter, Norma, Diane Souza, Alberta Tynan, Joanne Blinn, Cathy Kaneshiro and Marylou Frostad; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; brothers, Joseph, Benjamin and George Torres; sisters, Sarah Pacheco, Dolores Calisto and Gloria Paulino. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, mauka chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Adv 10/9/2001]

 

ANNA RIVERA, 64, of Waipahu, died Dec. 4, 2001. Born in the Philippines. Survived by brothers, Thomas and Gregorio; sisters, Benjamin Fontanilla and Mary Allen. Visitation from 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.       [Adv 6/1/2002]

 

HIGINO RIVERA, 87, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired Pacific Construction Co. laborer. Survived by son, Alejandro; daughters, Guadalupe Pascua, Erlinda Collins and Bella Asuncion; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dominador and Jorge; sisters, Maria Villanueva and Angeles Aceret. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Julia Sampaio Rivera, 77, of Mililani, died May 3. He was born in North Kona. He is survived by sons Leroy, Gilbert, Wilfred, Steven and Jerry; brothers Raymond and Clarence Sampaio; sisters Violet Carreiro and Rose Sampaio; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [SB 15/5/2001]

 

MARGARITA "GINA" T. RIVERA, 54, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2001. Born in Cagayan, Philippines. A family nurse practitioner with the U.S. Public Health Service assigned to Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Clinic. Survived by companion, Maurice Cavaco; daughters, Jennifer, Marliza and Marlo; mother, Florentina Tubbali; brother, Cesar Tubbali; grandchild, Noah Cambra. Visitation 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Church, service 6:30 p.m.; burial 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 25/5/2001]

 

PERFECTO RIVERA, 73, of oma'o, Kaua'i, died June 17, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. A grader operator for McBryde Sugar. Survived by wife, Louise; son, Abraham; brothers, Daniel and Isidro; sister, Lucia Santiago; six grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Monday at Koloa Christian Church. Inurnment to follow at Koloa Public Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. [Adv 20/6/2001]

 

RICHARD JOHN RIVERA, 67, of Wailuku, Maui, died July 20, 2001. Retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. laborer. Survived by wife, Geraldine; step-father, Manual Ocasio; daughter, Joann Nieves; step-daughter, Cindo Rodrigues; brothers, Lindy and James Rivera; sisters, Maria Rivera, Gloria Gouveia and Alicia Oylola; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui; service 11:30 a.m.; entombment 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. [Adv 25/7/2001]

 

SILVANA MARGARET RIVERA, 79, of Wai'anae, died Oct. 10, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Alfred, Herman, Edward and Frank Santana and Anthony; stepsons, Alexander, Ronald, Calvin and Ernest; daughters, Rosalind and Geraldine; stepdaughter, Barbara Ruiz; hanai daughters, Arlene Keaulana and Blossom Keohuhu; 40 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv 28/10/2001]

 

SOPHIE FLAZER RIVERA, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Darlene Silva; hanai son, Howard Flazer; hanai daughter, Marilyn Phillips; grandchildren, Donna Kauwe and Kaime Silva; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

BEATRIX NGIT LAN LEONG ROACH died April 27, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Attended Farrington High School. Former beauty salon owner/operator. Survived by son, Bill; daughter, Ann Snakenburg; sisters, Eleanor Chang and Margaret Lau; two grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Parish; Mass 12:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. [Adv 6//2001]

 

 

MARGUERITE "MEG" STEWART ROACH, 82, of ‘Ewa Beach, died March 1, 2001. Born in Shanghai, China. Studied ballet in London, toured with "Oklahoma," pioneered Island ballet and received the Pierre Bowman award for lifetime achievement. Survived by daughters, Carol Roach and Michelle Cole; son, John; three grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Nu‘uanu Mortuary.

 

ROSE M. ROBB, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 16, 2001. Born in Oklahoma. An opera singer. Survived by sister, Daisy Martin; nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews. Private service. Donations may be made to The Salvation Army. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.  [Adv 23/11/2001]    

 

REGINALD ROBERT ROBELLO, 66, of Honolulu, died Nov. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honolulu Paper Co. (HOPACO) senior warehouseman. Survived by wife, Jeanne; son, Derek; daughters, Regina Robello and Bernadine Ion; two grandchildren; sisters, Marie Crowell and Jeanette Tavares. Visitation 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.   [Adv 16/11/2001] 

 

THE REV. JERROLD LEE ROBERSON, 60, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 22, 2001. Born in Prosser, Wash. A minister with New Hope Keaukaha and Panaewa Christian Fellowship. Survived by wife, Theodora "Pinky"; sons, Joseph and Darryl; daughter, Sabrina Hoppe; brothers, James and Joseph; sisters, Alice Nelson and Margaret Goulden; seven grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Keaukaha and Panaewa Christian Fellowship; service 11 a.m.; scattering of ashes to follow at Puhi Bay. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.   [Adv 29/11/2001]    

 

PAUL ALEXANDER ROBERSON, 37, of Honomu, Hawai‘i, died Jan. 24, 2001. Born in Los Angeles. A carpenter for Paul Mitchell Estate. Survived by companion, Lianne Palmer; son, Destin; daughter, Lacey; brothers, Johnny and Jimmy; sister, Debra. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

ANTONIO "BOBO" "TONY" ROBERT, 34, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Micronesia. Survived by wife, Tina; daughter, Cassandra Joseph-Robert; brother, Timson. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; prayer service 11:30 a.m. Additional service and burial in Micronesia. Casual attire. [Adv 26/8/2001]

 

BOB ROBERTS, 77, of Kailua, died Oct. 20, 2001. A retired jeweler and former owner of the Jewel Box, Kailua. Survived by wife, Marjorie; daughter, Kathleen Freitas; sons, Richard and Stephen; father, James; brother, James; sisters, Dorothy and Patsy; four grandchildren. Private service and scattering of ashes to be held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.   [Adv 24/10/2001]

 

JANET "JENNY" JAN ROBERTS, 75, of Honolulu, died Nov. 23, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Proprietor of Jenny's Lei Shop formerly on Maunakea Street, later on Beretania Street. Survived by husband, Lloyd Jr., sons, Jimmy, Lloyd S. and Henry D.; grandchildren, Holly, Jeanette, Shawn, Shane, Bryce, Stephen, Hunter and Joshua; brother, George Lau; sisters, Loretta Korzon and Doris Lyman. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

 

ROBBY "LOPAKA" ROBERTS, 78, of Honolulu, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in New York. A salesperson for Queen Imports. Survived by significant other, Phyllis Oaks; brothers, Marty and Harry. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai‘i.

 

Thelma Luana Roberts, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired real estate agent with Waikiki Realty, died Sunday Feb 18, 2001 in Honolulu. She was born in Anaheim, Calif. She is survived by husband Robert E., daughters Carolyn Darr and Judye Williams, brother Richard A. Melcher, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Doris Katherine Robertson, 81, of Kula, Maui, a retired public health nurse for the state, died March 12 at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Stuart "Tod," daughters Lynn S. Chung and Tiffany S., two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Norman's Chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Patricia C. Robertson, 85, of San Antonio, died Thursday in San Antonio. She was born in Camden, Ark. She is survived by daughters Nancy Feagin, Pat Fuhrbach and Roses; son Daniel L.; and seven grandchildren. No services. [SB 9/10/2001]

 

ALFRED LEIMAKANI ROBINS, 73, of Wai'anae, died Dec. 5, 2001. Born in Waimea, Hawai'i. Survived by uncle, Harry; cousin, Kuulei Aki; cousins; special friend, Blanche Amps. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.      [Adv 16/12/2001]

 

David "Bla" Eugene Robins, a musician from Moloka‘i who performed in various Friendly Isle bands and played backup for Don Ho, Melveen Leed and others, died Friday Feb 9, 2001 at the age of 57. Robins succumbed to diabetes and renal, liver and congenital heart failure after a monthlong battle at the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Robins, who was born Feb. 1, 1944, on Moloka‘i, was a member of the Moloka‘i Ebbtides and FIBRE, performing at the Seaside Inn, Kane’s Bar, Hele On and Pau Hana Inn. He was also a musician for Moana’s Hula Halau, Halau Hula O Kanani and many community functions. A retired school bus and tour driver, Robins was also a member of the State Council of Hawaiian Homesteaders and the Ahupua‘a O Moloka‘i, as well as president of Kamiloloa-One Ali‘i Homesteaders Association and the Kaunakakai ward choir of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is survived by his wife, Maileann "Cookie" Battad-Robins; daughters, Eleanor "Ellie" Robins of O‘ahu, Moana (Steven) Cumberland of Oregon and Elea (Pulani) Kahokuloa of Moloka‘i; son, Teva Robins of Moloka‘i; hanai children, Kainoa Hepa of Milwaukee, Benevee McGee of Moloka‘i, Skylar McGee of Arizona, and Hulunani Silva and Kolokea Melcher of Moloka‘i; sisters, Eugenia "Gena" Sasada of Kalaupapa, Shirley Aki Rawlins of Moloka‘i, Norma "Lei" Akima of Maui and Helena Nahoopii of O‘ahu, and extended sister, Bertha Adachi of Moloka‘i; and brothers, Joseph "Bully" Kupukaa of O‘ahu, James "Kimo" Kaopuiki of Texas and Halona Kaupoiki of Moloka‘i, and extended brother, Gordon Spaulding of Oregon. A memorial service will be held on O‘ahu at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalihi, to be followed by a potluck. Aloha attire is requested. On Moloka‘i, a service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kaunakakai, with luncheon to follow. Aloha attire is requested.

 

FRED ERNEST KA'IHEKAUWILA ROBINS JR., of Waimanalo, died April 30, 2001. Services for "Waterfront Man" will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Kawaiaha'o Church with visitation beginning at 2 p.m. Robins, who died April 30 of a heart attack at age 67, was an institution on the Honolulu waterfront. He started as a stevedore to become manager of stevedore operations for Matson Navigation Co. During his 45 years on the docks, he served as Aloha Week king in 1966 and as king for the Kamehameha Day parade in 1968. The Hawaiian song "Waterfront Man" was written about Robins by terminal superintendent Harding Parilla of Hoalohalike, a musical group made up of Matson terminal superintendents. It was Robins who named the group Hoalohalike, which means "gathering of friends." He was born March 28, 1934, in the stone lighthouse keeper's quarters at Kilauea, Kaua'i, where his father tended the light. When Robins was 5, his father became lighthouse keeper at Kalaupapa, Moloka'i. Had Robins followed in his father's footsteps, he would have been a fourth-generation lighthouse keeper. But the life was too lonely for him, he said. He went to McKinley High School in Honolulu, where he was a football star. Stanford University and UCLA offered him scholarships, which he turned down. After graduation he drove a truck briefly before hiring out for Castle & Cooke terminals as a stevedore. Back then, loading was still done by hand, and Robins' physical strength became legendary. He worked deep in the holds of ships wrestling alfalfa bales and shoveling cotton seed. He worked his way up to operating the winch that swung the cargo pallets out of the holds, then to warehouse supervisor and stevedore superintendent. In 1964, Robins joined Matson and in 1992 was promoted to manager of vessel operations. He lived in Waimanalo. "He brought a genuine sense of aloha to our work force," said R. J. "Bobby" Pfeiffer, chairman emeritus, Matson Navigation Co., who worked with Robins since 1964.Robins is survived by his wife, Kealiiaukai; seven children and 13 grandchildren. A private scattering of ashes at sea will be held on Thursday. [Adv 8/5/2001]

 

ALEXANDER VALENTINE KALANI ROBINSON, 61, of San Jose, Calif., died May 27, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. A U.S. Air Force veteran, former microwave engineer and member of Bible Study Fellowship International. Survived by wife, Doe; sons, Philip and Randy; daughter, Lei Huffman; brothers, Spencer and Harry Springer and Nelson, Charles and Clement; sisters, Elaine, Liloa, Lei and Beverly; seven grandchildren. Service held on the mainland. Memorial donations to Harvest Bag, P.O. Box 628, Oceano, Calif. 93445. Arrangements by Lady Family Mortuary. [Adv14/6/2001]

 

Esther Harrison Robinson, 97, of Kauai, a retired teacher and vice principal for Waimea High and Elementary School, died Monday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She was also a teacher for Hanalei School, and started kindergarten and organized the Girl Scouts on Kauai. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Private services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice. [SB 3/10/2001]

 

LORRAINE IMOGENE ROBINSON, 77, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Dec. 29, 2001. Born in Campbell, Mo. A homemaker and member of the Hen Party. Survived by husband, Carlin; son, Steven; daughter, Pamela Stone; brother, Gene Gregory; sisters, Lotty Stewart and Lola McGee; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.         [Adv 3/1/2002]

 

YOKO CHIBA ROCKWELL, 26, of Honolulu, died May 30, 2001. Born in Aomori, Japan. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Michael; father, Toshiaki; mother, Shizuko; brother, Masato. Services pending in Japan. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i. [Adv 6/6/2001]

 

WARREN "RODIE" AUGUST RODEWALD, 76, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Hawai'i, died April 28, 2001. Born in Wheatland, Iowa. Retired Air Force colonel, pilot, and airplane "home-builder." Survived by wife, Rosemary; daughters, Jill Baker and Ann; son, Thomas; three grandchildren. Service information: John Sparks Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, (775) 331-1112. [Adv 2/5/2001]

 

ALLAN ROLAND SHIGERU RODRIGUES, 75., of Wailuku, Maui, died April 20, 2001. Born in Wailuku. A retired County of Maui civil engineer. Survived by wife, Barbara; son, Wayne; daughter, Gail Tamanaha; six grandchildren; sister, Claire Kaya. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary. [Adv 3/5/2001]

 

DEE RODRIGUES, also known as DORI ANN MEAD, 36, of Pawnee Rock, Kan., died Oct. 21, 2001. Survived by husband, Terry; children, Doreena, Trixsi and Richard; mother, Karen; father, Thomas Sr.; brothers, Thomas Jr., Terence and Dominic; grandmother, Ventura. Service 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory, Lawrence, Kan.    [Adv 25/10/2001]

 

DENNIS F. RODRIGUES, 93, of Seminole, Fla., died Oct. 20, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A longtime Honolulu resident. A civil service accountant at Pearl Harbor. Survived by daughter, Lyndanette Jackson; sister, Antoinette Boucher; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service and burial to be held at a later date. Arrangements by International Mortuary, (727) 544-8884.  [Adv 9/11/2001]

 

Doris E. Rodrigues, 75, of Papakolea died March 8, 2001 at Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Herbert and Louie S. Jr.; daughters Doreen Matthews, LaVerne Flores, Gwen Kort and Wanda Chun; brother Donald Kaopuiki; sisters Thelma Yoshitomi and Anita Tyau; 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Church, Pauoa. Call from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

 

ELLA CHONG RODRIGUES, of Honolulu, died May 30, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Joseph Jr., Douglas and Melvin; daughter, Carol Masocol; brothers, Howard Chong and Clyde Chong; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. [Adv 3/6/2001]

 

EMELAINE OLOTOA RODRIGUES, 54, of Honolulu, died Dec. 22, 2001. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. A member of Word of Life Christian Center. Survived by son, Ricardo; daughter, Sara; brothers, George Vaesa'u and Frank Olotoa; sisters, Ta'a Olotoa, Uluiva Schnetzler and Salamasina Brown; five grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Final service and burial to be held later in American Samoa.       [Adv 31/12/2001]

 

ERNEST EUGENE RODRIGUES, 64, of Campbell, Calif., formerly of Hawai'i, died April 1, 2001. Survived by parents, Manuel and Gloria; wife, Estrella; children, Rose and Gloria, Lando and Rena Millare; sisters, Gloria and Bessie; two grandchildren. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 13/4/2001]

 

EVA LOPEZ RODRIGUES, 78, of Honolulu, died March 11, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Albert "Belto"; sons, William "Billy" Benkman, Anthony "Tony," Nemo Mokuahi and Ricki Mabrey; daughters, Shirley Nitulama, Edna Mabrey and Carol Fernandez; 22 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice Walwarven. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

FRANK RODRIGUES, 91, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 12, 2001. No known survivors. Anyone with information regarding him please call Office of the Public Guardian at 548-0006. Arrangements by William Funeral Services.

GERALDINE MARIE RODRIGUES, 74, of Makawao, Maui. Born in Hamakua Poko, Maui. Retired Makawao School teacher's aide. Survived by son, Warren; daughters, Renee Barnaby, Sharon Tolentino and Jocely DeMello; brother, Robert Medeiros; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Maui; Mass 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Maui Veteran's Cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui. [Adv 13/7/2001]

 

HELEN MORGAN RODRIGUES, 97, of Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i, died Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Kapa‘a. Taught for 36 years at Ha‘ena, Hanalei, Hanama‘ulu, Ko‘olau and Kapa‘a elementary schools, known for singing Hawaiian songs to generations of students. Survived by husband, Joseph; sisters, Alice Paik and Ramona Hess; brothers, Albert Morgan and Stanford Morgan. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine’s Church; Mass 10 a.m. Burial at St. Catherine’s Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

 

KRANSTON KABUKI RODRIGUES, 34, of Baker, Va., died March 10, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by mother, Dorothea Cardoza; father, Nelson Rodrigues; brothers, Keenan Rodrigues and William Harris III. Mainland service to be held.

 

Lorrie Anne Rodrigues, 41, of Honolulu died March 12, 2001. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sherrelle Jones; mother Frances Jones; stepfather Roger Jones; brother Daniel; sisters Donna Weaver, Adele Heeschen and Geneen Sabattis; and grandmother Olga Torres. Private services.

 

LYDIA TEVES RODRIGUES, 93, of Honolulu, died Sept. 12, 2001. A retired elementary school teacher. Survived by daughters, Mona Souza and Marie "Val" Norton; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church; service 11:15 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 18/9/2001]

 

MARY ALANA RODRIGUES, 71, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Salvation Army volunteer. Survived by sons, Bernard Rodrigues and Shawn Murdock; daughter, Caroline Bicoy; brother, Harvey Alana; sisters, Hannah Dayton, Christine Abafo and Miriam Monderen; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Jude Catholic Church; service 11 a.m. Inurnment 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. [Adv 17/10/2001]

 

MARY "DEE" DOLORES RODRIGUES, 70, of Wai'anae, died April 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Bank of Hawaii employee. Survived by husband, Frank Sr.; sons, Frank Jr.; daughters, Grace Nowak, Veronica Cravalho, Patricia Imgrund, Pearl Alcisto, Venus DeVance and Jennifer Arruda; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; brother, Faustino Javonillo Jr.; sisters, Lucy Javonillo, Carmen Josue, Agustina Simoes and Elsie Inez. Visitation 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire [Adv 24/4/2001]

 

 

RIGOBERTO CARVAJAL RODRIGUEZ, 46, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Dec. 9, 2001. Born in Mexico. A papaya farm picker. Survived by son, Surgio; father, Amador; two brothers; two sisters. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Pahoa Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial at Pahoa Catholic Church cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary.     [Adv 20122001]

 

STANLEY ERNEST RODRIGUES, 54, of Makaha, died Dec. 14, 2001. Born in 'Ewa. A former Oahu Sugar Co. welder. Survived by wife, Melinda "Linda"; sons, Stanley Jr. and Frank, Victor "D.J" Alfapada; daughters, Faith Alfapada, Angel Alapai, Leijean Ching and Shantel; sister, Lyette Davis; 16 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Church, Wai'anae; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.   [Adv 19/12/2001]

 

THOMAS MELENDRES RODRIGUES JR., 47, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died Oct. 15, 2001. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. A truck driver for Kauai Commercial. Survived by wife, Gayle; daughter, Lahela Jean; son, Scott; father, Thomas Sr.; mother, Maryann; sisters, Rena Agoto and Kelley; brother, William. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 'Ele'ele; Mass 11 a.m.; burial at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.   [Adv 24/10/2001]

 

WILLIAM MARCANO RODRIGUES, 64, of Pearl City, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai‘i. A Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard laborer. Survived by son, Lawrence; daughters, Debra Rodrigues and Lisa Olson; hanai daughter, Michelle Cantere; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas; sisters, Clara Rodrigues, Marie Kapoi and Gladys Obar. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday at Tree of Life, 305 Koapaka St. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai‘i.

 

Randolph Rodriguez, 45, of Honolulu, an information operator at Honolulu Airport, died May 31 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He is survived by wife Becky, sons Branden P. and Randy D.S., mother Violet Wadkins, stepfather Gerald Wadkins, brother Peter and grandparents Ismael and Lisa Flores. Private services [SB 9/6/2001]

 

Phyllis Carol Roe, 53-year-old director of the Samaritan Counseling Center of Hawaii, died June 30, 2001 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.  Roe, a doctor of theology and psychotherapist who lived in Kane'ohe, was born in Arkansas and raised in Nebraska. Her father was a Methodist minister.  Roe was ordained a minister in the United Methodist Church in 1976.  In 1980 she married Michael Anderson, founding executive director of the Samaritan Counseling Center, and became associate director of Hawai'i's first interfaith counseling center. The Samaritan Counseling Center also offers educational services for clergy, congregations and others.  Anderson died in 1991, and Roe became executive director.  Roe, a co-author of the book "Reflections on Aging and Spiritual Growth," was undergoing surgeries for an aortic aneurism while at Mount Sinai.  Roe is survived by her mother, Enid Roe; brother, Ben Roe; and sister, Deborah Stratmann. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Beretania St. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Samaritan Counseling Center of Hawaii, 1020 Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96814.  [Adv 14/7/2011]

 

Carol Rogers, credited with breathing new life into a Kona "ghost town" 36 years ago, died Thursday  21 Jun 2001 after a brief illness. She was 90.  Rogers, a lifelong art educator, came to the Big Island with her husband, Don, in 1965. They founded the nonprofit Kona Art Center in a closed coffee mill. They painted the former mill pink and acquired an old Hilo sampan to ferry students home after classes. Their painting and ceramics classes drew students from ages 6 to 88. She and her husband, who died in 1994, coached several contemporary Kona artists, including international figure Hiroki Morinoue. The painter produced a 90-foot mural at the Hawai'i Convention Center on O'ahu and his works have been featured throughout the United States and Japan. From his Holualoa home, Morinoue yesterday said the Rogers trained him in painting and drawing while he was working as a butcher by day and a bellhop at night. Morinoue said he "had all the basics from Don" when he entered the California School of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, Calif. Morinoue returned in 1972 and soon was presenting one-artist shows around the state. He later served a series of residencies from Volcano to Japan. Carol Rogers was born in Richmond, Calif., and had worked as a Bay Area schoolteacher until she and her husband elected to take early retirement to live in Mexico or Hawai'i. Kona won their hearts. Before the Rogers came to Holualoa, a new road had diverted traffic, robbing the town of its vitality. Their Kona Art Center helped revive the community, and today five galleries, restaurants and bed-and-breakfasts have taken root in the picturesque village on the slopes of Hualalai Volcano. "They lived every day for art," Morinoue said. "They had a vision and they revived our town." "People like them come far between," added Kona community leader Norman Sakata. "They just fell in love with Kona." In a 1976 Advertiser interview, Carol Rogers described the arts center as "a happy place." It still is, added Sakata, who said "the best thing that happened to us since statehood was when Uncle Bob and Auntie Carol decided to make Kona their home." That comment came last year when he introduced her as one of the recipients of the biennial Richard Smart Achievement Awards for exemplary community service. Rogers died at Kona Community Hospital, where she had been been a patient since May 25. At Rogers' request, there will be no funeral. Ashes are to be scattered some time later, according to Sakata. Rogers is survived by a sister, Florence Cole, and a godson, Lawrence Rehag, both of California. [Adv 23/6/2001]

 

CHARLES "CHUCK" ROGERS JR., 52, formerly of Honolulu, most currently of Boise, Idaho, died Aug. 4, 2001. Born in Bethesda, Md. A 1967 Punahou graduate formerly with Hawaii Medical Service Association. Vice president of Hemmeter Development Corporation, financial director for Aloha Tower Associates and vice president of Lanai Company Inc. Survived by wife, Kari; sons, Mark, Jeffrey and Steve; mother, Elizabeth "Bets"; brothers, Frank and John. Service tomorrow in Boise. Memorial donations to Ridge to Rivers Trails, 3848 Development Ave., Boise, ID 83705 or the National Brain Tumor Foundation, 414 13th St., Suite 700, Oakland, CA 94612. Arrangements by Bishop Funeral Chapel. [Adv 9/8/2001]

 

DAVID S. WARNER RODGERS, 24, of Kailua, died Dec. 21, 2001. Survived by parents, Bill "Buck"and Marilyn; brothers, Jay and Danny; sister, Merlenna; stepsisters, Kim Woodhall and Nyla Moore; stepbrother, John; grandmother, Mary Slowik. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at The Jehovah"s Witnesses Waimanalo Kingdom Hall. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park.         [Adv 24/12/2001]

 

Janet Rogers - "Taking a day off" was not in the vocabulary of lei shop owner Janet Roberts. "What a hardworking woman," said Lloyd Roberts, her husband of 42 years who said she worked as early and as late as she could each day. Roberts, proprietor of Jenny's Lei & Flowers shop at 65 N. Beretania St. died Friday Nov 23, 2001 at her home in Honolulu. She was 75. Roberts was born on Nov. 4, 1926, to Fook Shing and Kam Lee Lau in a Chinatown building next door to the one where she later ran her lei shop and lived. Roberts, who started stringing flowers together at 8 years old, came from a family involved in the lei business for many years. Her brothers, Raymond and Henry Lau, were also owners of Cindy's and Sweetheart's lei shops in Chinatown. Roberts and her husband had bought a lei shop called Jenny's on Maunakea and Pauahi streets and later moved it to a space on Beretania Street in March 1991. Daughter-in-law Vel Roberts said: "She worked seven days a week. She didn't know what a day off was." Throughout the years, Roberts developed a rapport with her regular customers. Customer Jonathan Bradshaw said: "She would always give me advice. She was always willing to listen." The couple lived above the shop until Roberts suffered injuries from an accident in October 2000. Roberts was hit by a van that jumped the curb, veered into her store and pinned her against the refrigerator. She returned to work in June, but family members said she had difficulty walking from place to place. "She never fully recovered from the accident," said her son Lloyd Steven Roberts. The day she died, there was talk of closing the store for the day, but employees kept the shop open because they knew it would have pleased Roberts. "She's going to be so missed ... "It's going to be hard to get used to the fact she's gone," said her husband. "I know she's with God." Roberts is also survived by sons Henry Dean and Jimmy Wayne; brother George Lau; sisters Loretta Korzon and Doris Lyman; sisters-in-law Cindy Lau and Sweetheart Lau; daughters-in-law Velverdee Roberts and Michelle Roberts, eight grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial services will be held the following day at 11 a.m. Aloha attire. [SB 28/11/2001]

 

MARGERY T. ROGERS, 85, of Hono-lulu, died March 17, 2001. Born in Des Moines, Iowa. Survived by nephew, Douglas. Visitation 5 p.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery chapel; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

 

RICHARD ALLEN ROGERS, 56, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died Sept. 17, 2001. Born in Los Angeles, Calif. Survived by daughter, Elli Robbin Rogers; care-givers, William and Esther Umi. Visitation and memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Episcopal Church, Ho'olehua; scattering of ashes to follow. Arrangements by Molokai Mortuary, Moloka'i. [Adv 25/9/2001]

 

HARRIET KALEINANI ROGERSON, 80, of Kane'ohe, died April 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Hawai'i State Hospital nurse's aide. Survived by sons, Clifton and Michael Rogerson and James McCabe; daughters, Mary Gyure and Yvonne Arakaki; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Happy and Mokihana Makaehu. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at Kane'ohe Congregational Church; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 17/4/2001]

 

ELAINE BEAVER ROHRER, 80, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Pennsylvania. Survived by sons, Richard II, Lance and Reed; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren. Memorial service 11:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Donations to the Soar with Roar Foundation, 735 Bishop St., Suite 302, Honolulu, HI 96813 or the American Diabetes Association, 1500 S. Beretania St., Suite 111, Honolulu, HI 96826. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

 

GLADYS "NACHIE" ROLDAN also known as GLADYS DORAL, 55, of 'Aiea, died April 16, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. Recreational leader for Nimitz Elementary School. Survived by husband, Leopoldo; sons, Stephen, Shawn and Scott; daughters, Shelley-Ann Ah Nee and Suzette Santos; four grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; three stepsisters. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 'Aiea; service 10 a.m. (486-3638) Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Service of Hawai'i. [Adv 19/4/2001]

 

MODESTO M. ROMBAOA, 86, of Pukalani, Maui, died April 15, 2001. Born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. Survived by wife, Adelina; son, Robert; daughter, Letty Takaki; sister, Paula. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Church, Makawao; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. [Adv 21/4/2001]

 

CLEMING BUENO ROMENA, 69, of Ha'iku, Maui, died July 28, 2001. Born in the Philippines. Retired Royal Lahaina Resort maintenance man. Survived by companion, Sherry Holokai; son, Shane; daughters, Beverly Lashley and Robin Ralph; brothers, Santos, George and William; sisters, Anita Romena and Jackie Balberdi; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui; Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Maui. Casual attire. [Adv 1/8/2001]

 

AMBROSIA "MAGDALENA" "MAGGIE" "DALENE" ROMERO, 78, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died May 26, 2001. Born in Lawa'i, Kaua'i. A retired janitor. Survived by sons, Robert, Richard and Roland; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Marcelino Garcia, Alfonso Garcia, Juan Garcia and Benjamin Garcia; sister, Emeteria Nerpio. Visitation 1 p.m. tomorrow at Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. [Adv 1/6/2001]

 

BENNY ROMUALDO ROMUALDO, 83, of Honolulu, died April 15, 2001. Born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. a member of Bannatiran Association of Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Carmelo, Severino and Filomeno; daughters, Teresita Gatioan, Trinidad delos Santos, Violeta Romualdo and Cecilia Romualdo; brother, Francisco Alibuyog; sister, Albina Manglallan; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7:30 p.m. Service and burial in the Philippines at a later date. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary. [Adv 25/4/2001]

 

RUDOLPH W. RONCZKOWSKI, 83, of Kapolei, died April 7, 2001. Retired from U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Shige; daughter, Mika Vuto, Sakura Wilkinson and Donna Pingleton; son, Bobby; brothers, Henry, Eddie and Theodore; sisters, Stella, Helen, Irene and Bernice; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Graveside service over the ashes 1 p.m Wednesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawai'i Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 14/4/2001]

 

TAMI COLLIEN RONEY, 42, of Kaloko, and Honokohau, Hawai‘i, died Feb. 25, 2001. Born in Tacoma, Wash. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Steven; son, Joshua, daughter, Bridget; father, Burns Cordle; brothers, Mike and Patrick Cordle. Service 5 p.m. today on the vessel Medusa departing from Honokohau Harbor; scattering of ashes at sea. Gathering 6 p.m. at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, south side of Honokohau Harbor. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.

 

JOSEPH BADILLIO RONIA, 78, of Honolulu, died June 26, 2001. A Hawaiian Electric Company employee. Survived by wife, Velma; children, Joseph, Donald, Gwendolyn Miller, Nicholas, Maureen Tokuhisa, Linda Yee Hoy, Henry Haina Jr., N. Puanani Koyanagi, Terry Haina and Renee Santiwan; siblings, Smile and Ernest Ronia, and Georgiana Greet; stepfather, Seraphine Carvalho; 28 grandchildren 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church; service 7 p.m. Committal service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. [Adv 30/6/2001]

 

RAYMOND GONSALVES ROQUE, 79, of Honolulu, died Oct. 10, 2001. Survived by companion, Lillian Soto; brother, Ernest; sisters, Josephine Caldera, Gladys Santos and Alice Van Dyke. Visitation noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 1 p.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. [Adv 13/10/2001]

 

BEATRICE "AUNTY BEA" HAKALELEPONI LUUWAI ROSA, 73, of Pearl City, died Aug. 20, 2001. Born in Kihei, Maui. A retired accounting clerk and member of Aha Hui Kaahumanu Society Chapter 1, Honolulu. Survived by husband, Caesar "Jay" Jr.; sons, Vernon, Jay Boy and Patrick; daughters, Darnell Wailehua, Anela and Rose; brothers, Robert "Bobby" and Rudolph "Boogie" Luuwai; sister, Geraldine "Geri" Wilhelm; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kawaiahao Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at Keawalai Church, Makena, Maui; service 10 a.m.; scattering of ashes to follow at Makena Bay. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary. [Adv 25/8/2001]

 

DAVID ROSA, 48, of Bethlehem, Conn., died June 7, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Vera; daughters, Margaret and Marie; brothers, Louis, Vincent, John, Henry and Thomas; sisters, Elizabeth Leusn, Eleanor Gonzales, Virginia Siamani, Anna Salavea and Janice Smiley. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, makai chapel; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday; service 9:30 p.m.; burial 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Adv 12/6/2001]

 

KATHERINE TEXEIRA ROSA, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 8, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A charter member of the Women's Auxiliary, Post 94, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survived by son, Patrick; stepson, Selmo Rosa Jr.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary, service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at O'ahu Cemetery.  [Adv 21/11/2001]  

 

LEONARD FERREIRA ROSA, 92, of Kailua, died July 18, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired as parts department supervisor with Schuman Carriage. Survived by daughter, Pamela Haley; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church in Kailua, Mass 10:45 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary. [Adv 22/7/2001]

 

RAYMOND ROSADO SR., 81, of Hilo, Hawai‘i, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 27, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist. Survived by sons, Raymond Jr., Stephen, Richard and Anthony; daughters, Valerie Cummings, Elena Manini, Martha Watts and Marlene; companion, Rosemarie Exzabe; stepsons, Ronald and Chad Exzabe; stepdaughter, Lisa Ramaila; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

SABINA "SALLY" "BINAY" VENDIOLA ROSALDO, 75, of Waipahu, died July 6, 2001. Born in Waipahu. A member of the Filipino Catholic Club. Survived by sons, Albert, Albin "Sonny" and Graciano "Rocky" Jr.; daughters, Loretta Respicio, Gloria Bell, Rosalind Rosaldo and Adaline LeeHong; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Marcelo Vendiola Sr., Arsanio Vendiola, Brother Leo Vendiola, David Vendiola and Joseph Vendiola; sisters, Mercy Barbosa, Linda Bacnis and Felisa Miner. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park mauka chapel, service 7 p.m. Visitation also from 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Mass 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [Av 22/7/2001]

 

EVELYN HATSUE ROSARIO, 79, of Honolulu died Dec. 7, 2001. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Retired Dole Cannery packer. Survived by son, Marshal Rosario; daughter, Shirley Shuttlewood and Colleen Fletcher; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Yoshio and Yoshimitsu Odo; sister, Haruko Samson. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.      [Adv 10/12/2001]

 

GLEN NICHOLAS ROSARIO, 42, of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, died Nov. 25, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A plant operator at the former Excelsor Dairy Inc. Survived by wife, Gayle; daughters, Lela and Dayna; brothers, Gary, Barry and Darcy Rosario and Jeffrey Conol; sisters, Jody Rushlow, Roxanne and Daisy Rosario; four grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.   [Adv 30/11/2001]

 

VICENTE CAMACHO ROSARIO, 79, of Kailua, died July 20, 2001. Former Tiki Tops restaurant employee. Survived by step-son, John Saclausa; step-daughter, Myrnanette Crider; two step-grandchildren; brothers, Antonio and Jesus; sisters, Gertrudes Campos and Carmen Sablan. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 27/7/2001]

 

CYNTHIA ANN ROSCOE, 42, of Glenwood, Hawai‘i, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Pomona, Calif. Survived by mother, Shirley; brothers, Curt and Tyler; sister, Shay Southworth; grandmother, Nina Roscoe; significant other, David Frederick. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Friday at her home. Call 968-7194 for information and directions. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

 

ELVA LOIS PINION ROSE, 84, of ‘Aiea, died Jan. 4, 2001. Born in Cass, Ark. A retired librarian. Survived by daughter, Martha Wilson; son, Morris Rose; sister, Erma Pinion; two grandsons; seven great-grandchildren. Service in Albuquerque, N.M. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai‘i.

 

MARGARET ALVES ROSE of California, wife of the late Joe Rose, died May 25, 2001. Survived by daughter, Dorothy Texeira; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Gonsalves; brothers, Henry and Joseph Alves. Mass 10 a.m. next Friday at Saints Peter and Paul Church. [Adv 1/6/2001]

 

SYLVIA ROSE, 74, of Hilo, Hawai‘i, died Jan. 21, 2001. Born in Hono-lulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, John; sister, Lovena Wong; brother, Fred Neylor. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Hawai‘i Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the The John J. Rose Postdoctoral Fellowship in Botany or one’s favorite charity. No flowers. Casual attire.

 

ELEANORE ROSEN, 84, of Honolulu, died Aug. 19, 2001. Born in Illinois. Survived by son, Steven; daughter, Lana Fricke; sister, Evelyn Preis; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Los Angeles service pending. Local arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 22/8/2001]

 

HERMAN BERYL ROSEN, 83, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2001. Born in Chicago. He was the retired owner of Royal Theatres, co-founder of and chief barker for Variety Club of Hawaii, former president of the Reserve Officers Association, of Friends of Madge Tennant Gallery and of Friends of East-West Center. Survived by wife, Eve; daughters, Roxanne and Deborah; grandson, Eden. No local service to be held. Memorial donations to Variety Club of Hawaii, 46-360 Hololio St., Kane'ohe, HI 96744.

 

 

ANTHONY ROSS, 55, of Honolulu, died Sept. 24, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by twin sister, Anthoniette Johnson; sisters, Brenda Reid and Geraldine Wheeler; brothers, Leroy and Nathaniel Beavers. Service 4 p.m. tomorrow at Queen's Surf. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary. [Adv 4/10/2001]

 

William George Ross, also known as "Bill" and "Prince," 87, of Kaneohe, died Nov. 9, 2001. He was born in Papeiko, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kent and Sean, daughter Donna, sisters Moira Wagner and Ramona, and three grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 18/11/2001]

 

Douglas William Rothaus, 55, of Haiku, Maui, a self-employed auto mechanic, died Sunday Dec 2, 2001 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in England. He is survived by mother Beryl, stepfather Myron, daughter Heather and brother Brian. Services in January.  [SB 8/12/2001]

 

JANICE GRAY ROWLAND, 80, of Kane'ohe, formerly of Lahaina, Maui, died June 14, 2001. Born in Berkeley, Calif. A retired teacher. Survived by sons, William Jr., Robert and Kenneth; daughter, Kathleen; 11 grandchildren. Memorial service was held at 4 p.m. yesterday at Pohai Nani. Memorial donations to Pohai Nani Foundation or The Honolulu Academy of Arts. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i. [Adv 17/6/2001]

 

GIL DE VERA ROY SR., 89, of 'Ewa Beach, died Nov. 1, 2001. Born in Calasiao, Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Maria; sons, Gilberto and Gil Jr.; daughter, Vicky Roy-Caliwliw; 14 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Mass 7 p.m. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.   [Adv 6/11/2001]

 

VICTOR CAIDO ROY, 72, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by wife, Juanita; children, Rose Rivera, Tessie Hodges, Susan Irurita, Rogelio and Orlando; brother, Bert; sisters, Veronica Dela Cruz; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 8 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

 

ALAN LINTON ROYCROFT, 80, of Hilo, Hawai‘i, died Feb. 12, 2001. Born in Auckland, New Zealand. Retired broadcast engineer, including with Honolulu’s first independent television station, KTRG. Private services. No known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

 

LORENZO "BUD" PURCELL ROYLE, 87, of Kailua, died Dec. 4, 2001. A retired welder. Survived by son, Walter; daughter, Marylan Gesler; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; stepsons, John McAllister and Bruce McAllister; stepdaughter, Barbara Meyer; sister, Delores Mortenson. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church, Kailua. No flowers. Memorial donations to Faith Baptist Church building fund. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.    [Adv 9/12/2001]

 

MYRA PRISCILLA RILLON NAIGA RUARK, 49, of Pahoa, Hawai‘i, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. A child care provider. Survived by sons, Robert Naiga Jr. and Rendell-Allan Naiga; daughter, Jennifer Kaaihue; brothers, Deonicio "Dino" and Asterio "Terry" Canda, and Stanley, Lawrence and Ronald Rillon and Francisco "Cisco" Rillon Jr.; sisters, Corazon "Connie" Pascua, Betty Panis, Yolanda "Linda" Acol and Sandra Sylvis; five grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Salvation Army Chapel. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

 

CHARLES RUBIN, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 3, 2001. Born in Chicago. Retired auto mechanic. Survived by son, Duane; daughter, Charlene Hughes; four grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire. . [Adv 8/10/2001]

 

MARGRITH LINA RUEGG-MEYER, 93, of Switzerland, died Sept. 17, 2001. Born in Switzerland. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Dr. Margrit Blaser. Mass 3 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa, Hawai'i. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. [Adv 23/9/2001]

 

ANDRES BALCITA RUFO, 67, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 23, 2001. Born Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Dole Pineapple Co. Survived by wife, Elena; sons, Bobby, Carlos and Jesus; six grandchildren; brother, Eugenio. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park Makai Chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.    [Adv 11/12/2001]

 

Caridad Alejo Rufo, 79, of Mililani died Sept. 11, 2001. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Dionisia Lopez and Adoracion Alano, sister Veneranda Manuel, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [SB 21/9/2001]

 

ROBERT FRANK RUHR JR., 52, of Mililani, died June 10, 2001. Born in St. Louis, Mo. Navy computer programmer. Survived by wife, Rose Mary; daughter, Johnna Elizabeth; mother, Florence Mantel; stepmother, Vickie; stepbrothers, Mark Mantel, and Terry, Craig and Randy Gilmore. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to noon Friday at Wheeler Army Airfield chapel, Wright Avenue; service 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 18/6/2001]

 

Francis Ruivivar, who played the leading man in two Broadway musicals and is said to have inspired many other Islanders to seek roles on the Great White Way, died Wednesday in Las Vegas. He was 40.  Ruivivar, the younger brother of Society of Seven leader Tony Ruivivar, had been battling chronic myelogenous leukemia at MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas. He also is survived by his wife, Cathryn Croft, a Las Vegas singer. "Of all of us, he was the most talented," said Tony Ruivivar, who returned from Las Vegas to perform with the SOS on the Big Island this weekend. "He was special, he always lit up the place," he said. "We always liked to be around him; he was always full of fun." Francis Ruivivar was the first Asian actor-singer to portray the engineer in the long-running "Miss Saigon" musical, taking over the lead role created by Jonathan Pryce, who was cast in the Eurasian role amid controversy among the Asian-American community who objected to the producers hiring a non-Asian for the part. Ruivivar also originated the role of Lord Toranaga in "Shogun, the Musical," a short-lived musical based on the novel by James Clavell. Fran Kirk, executive vice president of Outrigger Entertainment, which manages the Society of Seven showroom, said the SOS family is grieving its latest tragedy. Tony is the sole survivor of the Ruivivar clan. Cancer claimed both parents as well as the other two sons: Benny, who was lead singer of the SOS precursor band, the Fabulous Echoes, in 1998; and Danny, the SOS drummer, in 1971. Kirk's oldest son, Michael, grew up with Francis and a group of SOS offspring that came to be known as the "Rock House Gang." The name came from a large stone house the SOS rented when the group was playing Lake Tahoe, she said. Francis, born Dec. 21, 1960, was the eldest in the group, primarily consisting of the band's children, including Martin Nievera, son of Roberto Nievera. "The kids would sometimes get together," she recalled. "They would try to do 'Goin' Out of My Head' the way the SOS did it... you could tell that Martin and Francis were little hams. "He (Francis) opened doors for so many other Asian performers."After graduating from Kalani High School in 1979, Ruivivar earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Loretto Heights College in Denver. He bypassed the traditional actor's routine of toiling in community theater productions before making the big leap to the Broadway scene. His success spurred the local acting community to aspire for Broadway roles, particularly in "Miss Saigon," the production that ultimately hired scores of local performers before closing last New Year's Eve.  Over the years, Ruivivar co-starred in Stephen Sondheim's "Passion," played Old Deuteronomy in a touring company of "Cats" and did off-stage vocals for the Broadway hit, "Starlight Express." He toured extensively in "The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber," co-starring with Sarah Brightman, the original Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera," in a popular montage of Lloyd Webber music from his hit shows. Ruivivar also played the Cowardly Lion in a revival of "The Wizard of Oz." His most recent theatrical extravaganza was the Las Vegas-based "Notre Dame de Paris" — the show ended its seven-month run at the Paris Las Vegas in July. He made brief Waikiki appearances in special musical revues at the Outrigger Reef Towers' Polynesian Palace, where he also coached and directed segments of the "Yes! Encore" production still in residency there. Before becoming too weak to work in March, he had been mentoring and choreographing the new Society of Seven Las Vegas show band. But Kirk still can recall the young child whom she met when the SOS first moved to Honolulu."My memory of Francis is this impish, talented child with the big brown eyes," she said, adding that he exhibited his humor at his brother's birthday party in Las Vegas a few years ago. The group rounded up some lighted yo-yos; Francis played with them while everyone sang "You Light Up My Life." "Frank was a light in a lot of people's lives," she said.Funeral services, planned for Honolulu and New York, are pending. Survivors also include nephews and nieces. [Adv 25/5/2001]

 

ALFRED "CHRISTOPHER" RULE SR., 71, of ‘Ewa Beach, died Feb. 20, 2001. Born in ‘Ewa. Member of Immaculate Conception Church. Survived by wife, Perlita; daughters, Sheryl, Deborah Mariani, Annette Podawiltz, Alison Rule-Long and Patricia Wong; son, Alfred Jr.; brother, Anthony Bessara Jr.; sister, Gertrude Keller; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

REMEDIOS MARIANO RULLODA, 56, of Waipahu, died Sept. 10, 2001. Born in Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines. Barbers Point Elementary School teacher, and United Pangasinan Association of Hawaii officer. Survived by husband, Eduardo; daughters, Edna Claypool, Rebecca Harding and Catherine; five grandchildren; sister, Violeta Cacayurin. Visitation 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Church; service 9:30 a.m.; cemetery committal service 11:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. [Adv 20/9/2001]

 

SHARON VERA RUSHLOW, 47, of Nanawale Estates, Pahoa, Hawai'i, died April 25, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A nurse's aide. Survived by daughter, Stacy; sons, Race and Harvey; mother, Alveira; brothers, Donald and John. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service noon; burial to follow at 'Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. [Adv 2/5/2001]

 

EMILY RUSSELL, 76, of Honolulu, died Dec. 29, 2001. Born in Hana, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Lester Napihaa, Jerry and William Russell; daughters, Virginia Johnson and Bambi Russell; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Peter and Honey Napihaa; sisters, Julia Carter and Helen Gleason; stepbrother, Fausto Escobar Jr. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 1 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.     [Adv 7/1/2002]

 

J. Ward Russell, a former state senator and Hawaiian Telephone Co. executive who was active in various community organizations, has died. He was 84. Russell died July 23 at One Kalakaua Senior Living in Honolulu, said his cousin Joy Woolaway. "He was the most kind, sweet, generous, most lovable man," Woolaway said. "We questioned if he ever slept because of all the activities he was involved in." Russell retired from Hawaiian Tel in 1979 after 46 years with the company. A member of the territorial Legislature from 1951 to 1954 and again from 1956 to 1959, Russell served as a state senator from 1959 to 1963. Throughout his life he was active in community service, taking on leadership roles in at least 25 service and civic organizations, including Friends of Iolani Palace, the Hawaii Council on Crime and Delinquency, the Duke Kahanamoku Foundation, the Honolulu Community Theatre, the Downtown Improvement Association and the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association. Born in Hilo, he graduated from Punahou School in 1933 and later served as a president and board member of the Punahou Alumni Association. He received the group's highest honor, the "O" in Life, in 1982, in recognition of his community service. A longtime active member of the Republican Party, he was asked to run for mayor in 1976 but declined. Russell is survived by Woolaway and her brother, Stanley; first cousin Jane Bray and her daughter, Sila; and cousins Carroll Smith Coke and Kihei DeSilva. A memorial Mass is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 8 at St. Andrew's Cathedral in Honolulu, with scattering of ashes scheduled for the following day at 8:30 a.m. at the Outrigger Canoe Club.  [SB 4/8/2001]

 

Sylvia Rae Rust, 64, of Huelo, Maui, a self-employed rancher, died Thursday April 5, 2001 at home under hospice care. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by husband Francis G., stepdaughters Jennifer Carothers and Cynthia Westberg, and four grandchildren. No services. Memorial donations suggested to Hospice of Maui or the American Cancer Society. [SB 11/4/2001]

 

JESSIE ICHIKO RUTH, 86, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 4, 2001. Born in 'Ewa Beach. Survived by daughter, Candis Faria; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, James Yamashita; sisters, Edna Ishii and Alyce Tamane. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at Seicho No Ie Hawaii. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary. [Adv 9/8/2001]

 

EDNA MAY RYAN, 79, Kailua, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in England. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Linda; son, Larry; grandson, Eric; sister, Gladys Bown. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. [Adv 24/8/2001]