Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1995










Jaydon Lee Dahang, 16, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 13, 1995.  He was born in Wahiawa and was a junior a Mililani High School.  Survived by parents, Mario and Shirley Dahang; brother, Sheldon; sister, Leah; grandparents, Mrs. Maura Dahang of Lanaiand Saturnino and Crispina Tapangco.[Adv Feb. 18, 1995]


Shirley F. Dakin, 79, of Montana, died Feb. 1, 1995. She was born in Wellesville, NY and was a retired Tripler Military Hospital radiology technician.Survived by brother, R.J. Dakin; sister-in-law, Marge; nephews, William, Robert and Thomas; niece, Mary Lou Fitzpatrick; grandniece, Maggie; grandnephew,Robby.  [Adv Feb. 19, 10995]


Cam ThiDang,  75, of Mililani, died Feb. 1, 1995 .  She was born in Vietnam and was a memberof Linh Son Temple, Aiea. Survived by son,James  H. Vu of California; daughters, Mrs. Rose Beck, Mrs. Julie Conner,Mrs. Jeannette  Scully; brother, Le Chi Chiem of Vietnam; sisters, Le Thi Yen,  Khai, Huong and Thinh, all of Vietnam; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Lawrence Yun Dang, 91, 1of Honolulu, died Feb. 22, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a retired accountant with Hume Pipe andHawaii Camera Sales.Survived by daughters, Audrey Knapp of Oregon,and Florence Harold; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Donald, Walter, Howard, Edward and Alban;and sisters, Dorothy Tom and Beatrice Lee. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 27, 1995]



Harry Valentine Daniels, 84, of Kahului, died Jan. 6, 1995.  He was born in Puunene and was a maintenance engineer for HC&S. Survived by wife, Augusta Daniels; son, Harry V. Jr. of Virginia; daughter, Jacqueline T. McBirney of California; brother, David S. of Kula; sisters, Evelyn Nunes and Margaret Daniels, both of Kula; six grandchildren. Burial: Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Maxine Davis, 78, of Makawao, Maui, died Feb. 14, 1995. She was born in Los Angeles.  Survived by daughters, Joan Towle of CA, Diane Sparks of TX, and Leslie R. Manthel; son, Chris of Florida; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Burial: St. Joseph’s Church.[Adv Feb. 16, 1995]


Norman Keith Davis, 70, of Honolulu, died Jan. 5, 1995.  He was born in Minnesota and was a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer.Survived by sister, Lorraine Long.  [Adv Jan. 13, 1995]


Alfred Deaguiar, 78, ofHonalo, Kona, Hawaii, died Jan. 5, 1995.  He was born in Kaumalumalu, Kona, was a retired state Department of Transportation (Highways, Roads Division) truck driver and member of Honalo Kumiai. Survived by wife , Jane M.;  sons, Richard of Honaunau, Tom of Pahoehoe and Edwin; daughter,Laura Young of Main; sisters, Anna Aipia of Kaneohe, Dorothy Pozgar of Oregon and Rose Briner of California; and four grandchildren.Burial: Hualalai Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Howard Charles DeCosta Sr., 54, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 28, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu, and was owner of H&H Chevron Station, Kahaluu.  Survived by wife, Harriet;  son, Howard C. “Chuck” Jr.; daughters, Kim, Tandy, and Quinn; granddaughter, Nicole; mother, Mitzi; brothers George Jr., Reynold and Denis; sisters, Carol Okuda and Marlene DeCosta. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. [Adv Feb.2, 1995]


William H. Dedrick, 67, of Honolulu, died Feb. 10, 1995.  He was born in Laie.  Survived by sons, William H. Jr., Cleveland K., Lloyd and Delbert; daughters,Mrs. Richard (Sharon Lynn) Kamai and Mrs. Jerry (Esther) Balogbog; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.Burial: Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kaneohe.  [Adv Feb. 20, 1995]


Dolores Juliet Deguair, 56, of Honolulu, died Jan. 20, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center.  She was born April 3, 1938 in Honolulu.  Survived by husband, Louis W.; son, Louis G. “Pine”; father, John Matias; brothers, John (Pauline) Matias Jr., Robert “Bob”, sister, Mrs. Rafael (Jo Ann) Rodriguez. Burial: Hawai State VeteransCemetery.  [Adv Jan. 27, 1995]


Eruberto  V. Dela Cruz, 43, of Honolulu, died Feb. 1, 1995. He was born in the Philippines.  Survived by  wife Bridgett; daughters, Tina Tagada and Kau’I Dela Cruz; grandchild, Brandon; parents, Emigdio and Florentina; brothers, Ben and Cesar;  and sisters, Divinia  Palacol, Emma Villamor and Faye and Vangie Dela Cruz. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 6, 1995]


Vincente Nabariti Delapenia, 86, of Mountain View, formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 21, 1995.  He was born in Manauag, Pangasinan, the Philippines, and was retired military exchange maintainance supervisor.Survived by wife, Rita; sons, Robert of Hanamaulu and Vicente P.; stepdaughters, Norma Kukona and Lorita Aguillon, both of Wahiawa; stepson, Alfred Vierra of California; brothers and sisters in the Philippines; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.  [Adv Jan. 26, 1995]


Delphine Mae “MaizieDelos Santos, 53, of Hilo, Hawaii, formerly of Waikiki, Oahu, died Jan. 5, 1995.  She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, and was a salesclerk for Ethel’s , Oahu and Payless Drug Stores, Oahu and the Big Island.  Survived by daughters, Diane Tam, Doreen, Darlene “ChintoScovil and Daphne Chow of Honolulu; father, AlfredBorero of California; sister, Francis Gouveia; brothers, Frank J. Torres of Mountain View and Douglas Prines of Kunia, Oahu; nine grandchildren.Burial: HomelaniMemorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 15, 1995]


Esther LeinaniHew Len DeMape, 81, of Honolulu, died Jan. 3, 1995.  She was born in Kohala, Hawaii.  Survived by son, Hymie Abela of Waipahu; daughters, Mrs. Stanley (Alda) Kennedy of Kalhi, Mrs. Howard (Alice) Andrus of Kailu; sister, Lily Nahuina of Kohala; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.  Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Cemetery.   [Adv Jan. 7, 1995]


Stanley E. Deponte, 70, of Hilo, died Feb. 21, 1995.  He was born in Hilo and was retired from Flintkote Co.  Survived by sons, George and Kenneth; sisters, Hazel Zane, Etta Benevides and Vivian Rapoza; two grandchildren. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Richard L. Depoorter, 32, of Honolulu, died Feb. 1, 1995.  He was born in Los Angeles, CA, and a HOGS Bike Club member. Survived by wife,  Paula; mother,  Connie Thomas of California; brother, Ruben; grandmother, Verna Cummings of PA.  [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


Dorothy AgnesDeSpears, 101, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 13, 1995.  She was born in Crookston, MN.  Survived by daughter, Dottie O’Hara Silva of Makawao.  [Adv Feb. 15, 1995]


Richard DeVillanueva, 50, ofHonolulu, died Jan. 9, 1995.  He was born in Hilo and wasa newspaper vendor for the Honolulu Advertiser. Survived by brother Larry of California; sister, Lorena Bondaug of Keaau. Burial: Alae Cemetery.   [Adv Jan. 18, 1995]


Leoncio  Jacob Dicion, 83, formerly of Waialua, died Jan. 13 , 1995 in Castro Valley, CA. He was born Jan. 9, 912 in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines and retired from Waialua Sugar Plantation. Survived by wife, CelerinaB. of CA; sons, Ciriaco (Simeona), Federico (Gabriela), Ubaldo (Monica) and Aurelio (Fely); daughters, Mrs. Rey (Fely) Pagarigan  and Maria of California;26 grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren.Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 21, 1995]


Isidro “ApoDilay, 95, of Kalihi, died Feb. 13, 1995. He was born in Batangas City, the Philippines, and was retired from the U.S. Navy.Survived by wife, Margaret “Lola”; son, Alfred; daughter, Lorraine;  15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.Burial: Hawaii StateVeterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.  [Adv Feb. 17, 1995]


Robert H. Dobashi of Hilo, a carpenter, died Dec. 29, 1995 in Hilo Hospital.  Dobashi, 50, was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Charles; nephews Brian and Kevin Nakano and Randall and Gregory Tom; nieces  Linda Inouye and Jerrilyn Tom. [SB 09/01/1996]


Francisco  Ventura Domingo, 89, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 1995 at St. Francis Medical Center.He was born Feb. 14, 1905 in San Nicolas,Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, and was a member ofSan Nicolaneous U.S.A. Survived by wife, Estela; daughter, Amee; and son, Ricky.  Burial: Valley of the Temples.  [Adv Jan. 16, 1995]


Shirley Irene Donelson, 68, of Kihei, Maui, diedFeb. 27, 1995.She was born in Chicago.  Survived by daughters, Deborah Rabara and Lousie Shapiro of Kentucky; son, BarryShapiro of Alaska; former husband, Harold Shapiro; seven grandchildren. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Allen R. Doo, 67, of Honolulu, died Jan. 25, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center.  He was born May 22, 1927 on Molokai.  Survived by wife, Rosaline; son, Randy, daughters, Mrs. Euwilde (Squeaky) Greenleaf of Molokai, Mrs. Rose Allen (Henry) Paleka of Molokai, Mrs. Kauinohea (Waipa)  Purdy of Molokai and Deena Doo; sister, Elaine Noa; brothers, Abel, Arthur, Kanae and Kimo; 15 grandchldren; and nine great-grandchildren.  Burial: Valley of the Temples.  [Adv Jan. 30 1995]


Emma Dawn Downey, 63, of Honolulu, died Jan. 12, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu, and was a retired longtime Jefferson Elementary School registration clerk. Survived by sons, Samuel J. and Steven S.; daughters, Joyetta D., Mrs. Richard (Laurie L.) DeRego and Mrs. Eddie (Emma S.) Johnson; nine grandchildren; sister, Janet “Pua  Roberts; brother, John P.  Rosa Jr. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbow.  [Adv Jan. 16, 1995]


Marie-Jose DuBois, 85, of Honolulu, diedFeb. 22, 1995. She was born in Brussels, Belgium. She was former co-owner of a gift shop and a member of the Outrigger Canoe Club.Survived by son, George DuBois of California; daughter, Diane Kovats of California; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; sister, Denise Uyttenhoven of Belgium.  [Adv Feb. 26, 1995