Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1995









Anela Makanaaloha Crystal-Isabella Gabriel, infant daughter of  Herbert and Isabelle  Gabriel of Honolulu, diedFeb. 3, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu.  Survived by sisters, Kealaonapuaokalani and Kawaianuhea; paternal grandparents, Mrs. & Mrs. James Gabriel Sr.; maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Clement Kaonohi Sr.; maternal great-grandmothers, Nancy Kaonohi, Isabelle Tumbaga; aunts and uncles. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 8, 1995]


Dulcisimo Gacayan, 54, of Waipahu, died Feb. 11, 1995. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. Survived by wife, Arcadia D.; sons, Patrick and Walter of the Philippines; daughters, Joyce and Elvie, both of the Philippines; sister, Lolita of the Philippines; a grandchild.[Adv Feb. 18, 1995]


Gary Allan “Cowboy” Gambsky, 35, of Glenwood, Hawaii, died Jan. 1, 1995.  He was born in Hilo and was a butcher at Sack and Save Supermarkets, Hilo, and a member of the Big Island 4 X 4.He was involved with the Big Island Rodeo.Survived by daughter, Shandee Gambsky of Hilo; mother, Angeline  Gambsky; brother, Patrick;sisters, Linda Johnson of North Carolina and Rita Fernandez.  Burial: Homelani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


Flora Martin Ganal, 70, of Waipahu, died Jan. 23, 1995 at her residence.She was born Jan. 19, 1920 in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, and was a member of St. Joseph Church.  Survived by sons, Leo (Jackie), Max (Irma) of Nevada, George “K.C.” (Joan), Rudy (Maria) of Ilinois, Ben M. (Charlotte) and Roy (Lori); father, Valentine Martin of the Philippines; brothers, Emilio Martin and Ricky Martin, both of Ilinois and Mike Martin; sisters, Rose Nelson of California and Caroline Busano; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 30, 1995]


Dionicia Castillo Gandaoly, 88, of Honolulu, died Feb. 15, 1995 in Honolulu.  She was born  Sep. 16, 1906 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines and was a long time resident of Waipahu.  Survived by sons, Bernado and Sam Gandauli, Abraham Gandaoli; daughter, Filipa Ormita; brother, Guillermo Castillo; sister, Cecilia Miguel; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and six grat-great-grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


Vicente Oandasan Garcia, 49, of Aiea, died Jan. 27, 1995 at Kapiolani Medical Center.  He was born April 5, 1945 in Magsingal, Ilodos Sur, the Philippines.  Survived by wife, Fe A.; son, Allan A.; daughters, CynthiaA. and Victoria A.; father, Mariano; brothers, Remegio and Billy; sisters, Felonila Dumo, Florencia Garcia, Anita Cortez and Pet  Failano/ Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.[Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


Adelaide Rowland Gardner, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 1995.  She was born in Grand Rapids, Ohio, and was an executive secretary at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and the Hawaii Hotel Association. Survived by cousins, Irene Davis of Arizona and Marie Rogers of Ohio; hanai family, Kenneth, Marie, Michael and Peter Lum.   [Adv Feb. 14, 1995]


C. Jepson “Jep  Garland, 60, of Honolulu,  died Feb. 1, 1995. He was born inKansas and was an attorney forGoodsill, Anderson Quinn & Stifel.  Survived by wife,  Margaret B. “Peg”;  sons, James E. Crilly of California; mother Marianne B. of Kansas; brother, JohnS. of  Kansas; sisters,Sally Foulks, Susanne Evans of Colorado; hanai children, Geald K.C. and MargarettPegi” M. Pang; four grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Felix SumahitGarma, 87, of Kona, died Jan. 18, 1995 at Straub Clinic and Hospital.He was born June 7, 1997in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, and was a member of Soka Gakkai.  Survived by  wife Marcy C.;  son, Marcos of the Philippines;  daughters, Mrs. Jane Roundtree of North Carolina,  Mary Sonido, Mrs. Harold (Rosalina) Cobb, Mrs. David (Beatrice) Thompson; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; other grandchildren in the Philippines.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 31, 1995]


Allen K. Gaspar Sr., 56, of  Belfair, WA, died Jan.19, 1995. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii, and was a construction worker and commercial fisherman.Survived by wife,  Katherine; sons, Michael Y. Allen Jr., Gordon, Darryl, Michael A. and Eric; daughters, Gloria, Debra Lyn, Veronica, Bernadette and Antoinnette; 22 grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Vi Gaspar – Memorial services for Violet D. “Vi” Gaspar, one of Hawaii Theatres founding members, will begin at 5:30p.m. Jan 12, 1996 at the sculpture courtyard of the Honolulu Academy of Arts.  Gaspar, 87, died Dec. 23, 1995 in Honolulu.  She spent much of her time giving to the arts. Besides being a member of the Honolulu Academy of Arts, she volunteered as sous chef in the Garden Café. She served on the Friends of the Foster Garden's board of trustees and volunteered her time in the Garden Club of Honolulu and the Oriental Arts Society of Hawaii. She was born in Oakland,, Calif. Gaspar is survived by daughters Mariette Trelease and Jill and Mar­garet Gaspar; brother Edward De­lu, and three grandchildren. Aloha attire. No flowers: Memo­rial donations may be made to the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii Opera Theatre or other charities. Burial will be private.  [SB 01//01/1996]


Gerlene  F. Gauthier, 63, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, diedFeb. 17, 1995.  She was born in West Virginia and was a retired X-Ray technician. Survived by husband,Roland E.; sons, Dallas R. Nutter and Mark Gauthier; daughter, Crystal  L. Jordan of Virginia; mother  Odra Dean of Ohio; sisters,  Lillian and Eunice  Reasor, both of Ohio; and three grandchildren. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemeter #2, Hilo.  [Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


Dona Madeleine (Marshall) Gentry, 78, of Waianae, died Jan. 11, 1995.She was born in Colorado and was founder, with her late husband, of Pan Pacific Tours Ltd. and was a founding member of Friends of Waianae Library. She was past officer of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Hawaii chapter; and held positions with Kapiolani Furniture Co., Liberty House, and most recently, proofreader for the Leeward Coaster newspaper, Waianae.Survived by daughters, , Dona Lee Gray of Colorado and Sue Teenan; six grandchildren;  and five great-grandchildren.    [Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


Blanche Esther Gibbs, 80, of Honolulu, died Jan. 27, 1995.  She was born in Iowa and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  Survived by son, John R.; brother, Thomas Gimer of Iowa; sister, Thelma McCurry of Iowa; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]


Joseph Lonnie  Gilliland, 68, of Mililani, died Jan. 18, 1995. He was born in South Carolina and was a retiredArmy Sergeant first class. Survived by wife,  Annie W.;  son, Jerry L.; daughters, Mrs. William E. (Jo-Ann E.) Hammond, and Gladys M; six  grandchildren; brothers, Jack of  Texas and Robert ofFlorida; and sister, Laura Long of South Carolina.  [Adv Feb. 7,1 995]


Leo Paul Giovanetti, 73, of Kailua, Oahu, died Jan. 14, 1995. He was born in California and was a retired long time Longs Drugstore manger. Survived by wife, Lorraine; sons, Paul and Cart; daughter Mrs. William (Nina) Lee Hang;  two grandchildren;  brother Rudy of California;  and sisters, Alice Cotich and Norma Francisco, both of California. [Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


Weston F. Godfrey, 80, of Morongo Valley, CA died Feb. 1, 1995.  He was born in Rhode Island and was an agent for All State Insurance.Survived by daughter, Barbara Linn Botts of Kailua-Kona; son, Randal W. of California; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe.  [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


Merton J. Goldsmith, 79, of Hilo, died Jan. 24, 1995.  He was born in Franklin, N.Y. and was a retired draftsman.He was also a member of the Hilo United Methodist Church.  Survived by stepchildren, Helen Neisess of California, Larry Sanderson of Arizona, Jerry Sanderson of Utah, Bill Sanderson of Arizon, Karen Barwich of Arizona and Judie Sanderson of Arizona; hanai son and daughter, Don and Helen Hemmes of Hilo; 30 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 27, 1995]



Clarence Gonsalves, 43, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died Jan. 11, 1995.  He was born in Hilo.  Survived by father, David F. Gonsalves; sister, Maryann; uncles, aunts and cousins.  Burial: Alae Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 14, 1995)


Margaret Mary Gonsalves, 72, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 1995. She was bornin Paauilo, Hawaii and was a housewife.Survived by sons, John Gonzales of Kahaluu, Sam and Robert  Gonsalves, both of Honolulu; daughter, Mrs. Roland (   Linda) Lewis; brothers, Joe Gonzales of Kula and Gilbert Gonzales  of Pukulani; foster brother, Albert Santiago of Kihei; sisters, Mrs. Clarence (Hattie) Cordeiro of Kahului, Nellie Delima of Wailuku, Carol Tom of Wailuku, Irene Leal of Makawao, and Emma Carvalho of Californai; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 8, 1995]


Ernesto R. Gonzales, 65, of Ewa Beach, diedFeb. 6, 1995 .He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife,      Fe; sons, Johnny, Arnel, Frankie, Eugene, Emmanuel and Peter; daughters, Mrs. Tim (Ernestina) Gonzales, Mrs. Jeff ( Josephine) Mara and  Mrs. Rafael (Nanette) Bedic.   [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Curtis I. Goodnight Jr., 76, of Altadena, CA died on Jan. 19 1995.  He is survived by his daughters, Terri Rainy and Brenda Sharp; two sons, Carl and paul; and four grandchildren.Burial: RiversideNational Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 28, 1995]


Macario  Bajog Gose, 88, of Pearl City, passed away  Feb. 3, 1995 in Honolulu. He was bornJan. 1, 1907 in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines.  Survived by sons, David Atay of Las Vegas, Lawrence (Pat) ; daughters,  Mrs. Pedro (Adeline) Ramos, Irene  Ruark of California, Rosita G.Saloricman, Mrs. Kenneth (Helen) Ke’a, Mrs. Richar (Norma) Patterson of Ohio; 31 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; brothers Pepito of the Philippines,  Bonifacio; sister,Apolonia Bristol; nieces, nephews and cousins. Retired after 35 yearsof service with DolePlantation. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]



Robert Waha Noah Gouveia Jr., 68, of Honolulu, died Jan. 12, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and retired from the U.S. Army after 25 years of service. Survived by mother, Mary Gouveia; hanai daughter, Patricia Hardy; sisters, Marie L. Fernandez  and Sarah M. Torres; brother, Alvin J. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.   [Adv Jan. 15, 1995]


Matthew Stewart Goodbody, 48, of Honolulu died Jan. 14, 1995. He was born in Honolulu, and was a staff attorney for the Hawaii Supreme Court. Survived by parents, ThomasPim and Margaret Goodbody; brothers, Thomas P. Jr. of California,  Peter H. and David; sister, Susan Goodbody Murphy. [Adv Jan. 18, 1995]


Rod Lewis Graham, 44, of Kailua-Kona, died Feb. 16, 1995.  He was born in Osaka, Japan, and was a radio announcer known as “Round Mound of Sound”.  He was a golfing and skiing enthusiast.  Survived by wife, Kathleen Richer; former wife Debbie Graham; son, Jesse C. Graham; sisters, Rene Graham, Susanne Taylor and Luanna Morrow.  [Adv Feb. 19, 1995]


Blanche Eleanor Grantz(Rego), 74, of Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 1995 at Kuakini Medical Center.  She was born Oct. 28, 1920 in Honolulu.  She is survived by sons, Alexander, Edward Alan (Lovey) of the Big Island; daughters, Kathryn Mary Premeaux, Kathleen Marie Monpetit; brothers, Joseph Rego of California, George (Jackie) Rego of California, Raymond (Anna) Rego of California; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.She was a former member of the Living Rosary at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.   [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Blanche Rose Griswold, 91, of Redmond, WA died Jan. 2, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu, spent her early years in Hilo, Hawaii and was a retired public school teacher.She taught at Waimea High School  from 1941 to 1946 and at Waipahu High School from 1946 to 1965.  During World War II, she headed the volunteer services of the USO at Waimea, Kauai.  Survived by son, Charles J. “Lono” Jr.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.


Eleazer Clemente  Gruspe, 83, of Waipahu, died Jan. 3, 1995.  He was born in the Philippines.  Survived by wife, Escolastica P. Gruspe; sons, Eleazer Jr., Rolando of California and Randlof; daughters, Zeny Gruspe Bolado of California, Mrs. Rufino (Nita) Catangui, Dolores Ramos, Mrs. Tony (Corlota) Domantay of Ilinois, Mrs. Rudy (Erna) Igarta of Missouri; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Alejandra Latorre of the Philippines. Burial: Valley of the Temples.  [Adv Jan. 7, 1995]


Catherine Kaleiwohi Guerin, 81, of Wailuku,Maui, died Jan. 26, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu.  Survived by husband, Bruce; daughters, Tabu Chezem of Arizona and Kathleen Caballero of Oregon.  [Adv Jan. 28, 1995]


Elizabeth Masae Guison, 92, of Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 1995 at Liliha Health Care Center.  She was born December 7, 1902 in Honolulu.  Survived by son, Edward Paling of the Philippines; daughters, Rose Gamble of Michigan, Alice of the Philippines,and LillianP. Luat of Honolulu; seven grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.[Adv Jan. 22, 1995]


Rev. William Ranck Grosh, 74, of Honolulu, formerly of the Big Island, died Feb. 26, 1995.  He was born in Atlanta and was a retired Episcopal priest on  Oahu and the Big Island.  Survived by wife Frances; daughter, Susan Pestana; sons, Lawrence W., Russell H. of CA and William T. of Oregon; one granddaughter


Diosdado Bunao Guerrero, 67, of Kilauea, Kauai, died Feb. 13, 1995. He was born in Santa Ignacia, Tarlac, the Philippines, and was a retired tractor operator for Lihue Plantation.  Survived by wife, Lucrecia B.; daughters, Carmen Casino, Angeline Merano,and Arsenia Butal, all of Hanamauulu; son, Donaery of Hanamaulu; brothers, Juan of Molokai, Basilio of Honolulu, Bonifacio of Molokai and Maximo of Kauai; sister, Ceprina Corpuz of the Philippines; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Burial: LihuePublic Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 16, 1995]


William Oscar Guss, 73, of Honolulu, died Jan. 23. 1995.He was born in Salt Lake City and was chief executive officer and chairman of Alltres Inc.  Survived by wife, Doris; sons, Jon, James and Barron; daughter, Pamela Verrey; 12 grandchildren; brother, Abe; sisters, Martha Brody, Ida Davidson, Betty Cherish. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 26, 1995]