Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1995






MargaritaPasatiempo  Sablas, 87, of  Waianae, died Jan. 13, 1995  at Hale Nani Rehab and Nursing Center.   She was born Oct. 25, 1907 in Cebu, the Philippines, and was a member of the Island Christian Fellowship Church.  Suvived by sons,Vincent P. (Julita) Santos of CA, Jerry P. Santos (Roseanna) ; daughters, Mrs. Pete (Ruby) Villafuerte, Mrs. Harry (Rose) Exzabe, Mrs. Mary Domingues and Mrs. Alfred (Agnes) Rabe; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchldren.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 21, 1995]


CarolineEstella Sagapolutele, 61, of Honolulu, died Feb. 156, 1995.She was born in American Samoa. Survived by daughters,Ramona L., Luisa Satoa; son, Tavui; brothers, Tavui, Maluelua and Tuputala; sisters, Faatall, Otila Atafua and Caroline Tuiaana; a grandchild. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 24, 1995]


Nancy Sueko “Sue” Saiki, 49, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 1995.  She was born in Okinawa, Japan. Survived by husband, Kenneth T.; daughter, Lauri K.;  mother Kamado Iha of Okinawa; sisters, Yukiko Higa, Mrs. Shiko (Toshiko) Asato and Susie Fulton of Texas.Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Jan. 13, 1995]


Bernard A. Saito of Mililani, a retired Young Men's Christian. Association counselor, died last Thursday, Dec 28, 1995 in St. Francis-West Hospital. -Saito, 60, was born in Honolulu. He is survived by several uncles, aunts and cousins. Service: 6 p.m tomorrow at Ho­soi Garden Mortuary. No flowers.   [SB 04/01/1996]


Joseph Kanji Saito, 65, of Honolulu, died Feb. 3, 1995 He was born in Waimanalo and was a retired furniture salesman for Big K. Survived by Helen H.; daughters, Karen and Cynthia.  Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


Kiyono “Kay” E. Saito, 82, of Hilo, Hawaii, died  Jan. 5, 1995.  She was born in Kona, Hawaii and was a teen-age program director retired from the YMCA and a member of Taishoji Soto Mission and Taishoji Fujinakai as well as HouselotsKumiai and Houselots UE Club. Survived by daughters,Mrs. Masaru (Miriam) Hamakawa, Mrs. Tokiaki (Patricia) Toyama of Honolulu,Mrs. Harris (Lillian)Oak of California and Mrs. Clyde ( Vicki) Abe ofHonolulu; eight grandchildren;two great-grandchildren; sisters,Mrs. Kimie Ota of Kona and Mrs. Kikuyo Suzuki of California.[Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


Jack JunichiSakai, 81, of Kahului, Maui, died Jan. 5, 1995.  He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Survived by wife, Evelyn M.; son Howard of Haiku.[Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


Noboru Sakai, 89, of Kahului, died Feb. 16, 1995.  He was born in Sprecklesville.  Survived by sons, Sadao L. and Wayne N. ofLos Angeles, CA; daughters, Mrs.  Mel (Jane) Okano of Sunland, CA, Mrs. Donald (Elaine) Yosida and Mrs. Alvin (Margie) Takaki, both of Torrance, CA; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 17, 1995]


Henry Nobuichi  Sakaitani, 83, of Honolulu, died, Jan. 8, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu, and was a member of the First Assembly of God.Survived by wife, Elaine N.; sisters, Mrs. Kazumi (Dorothy T.) Yokoyama, Florence Kakaitani and Mrs. Hideo (Frances N.) Noyama; Burial: Oahu Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 11, 1995]


Grace YukieSakamoto, 77, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 15, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu and was a canner retired from Dole Cannery.Survived by husband, Fred M.; son, Michael T.; daughrer, Mrs. Richard Y. (PhyllisC.) Souza; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. brother, Yukia “Harry” Iwanaga; half-brother, Tatsuki Miyaki[Adv Jan. 20, 1995]


Haruo Sakata, 63, of Honolulu, died Jan. 29, 1995.  He was born in Holualoa, and was a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. cabel splicer.Survived by brothers,Tsugio, Naoki, Shiro and Hideo; sisters, Fumiko Sakaguchi and Mrs. Wallace (Yoshiko) Hamaguchi.  [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Chiyono Sakuma, 78, of Papaikou, died Feb. 8, 1995.  She was born in Kalaoa, Papaikou, and was the retired owner ofthe Papaikou Lunch Shop (also known as the Sakuma Store), and a member of the Shin Camp Kumiai.Survived by husband,Yaichi; son, Larry of Hilo; daughter, Carol Inamasu of Mililani; brothers, Morio, Kawahara of California, Masayuki Kawahara of Honolulu, Kazuto Kawahara of Maui and Osamu Kawahara of Honolulu; sisters, Kimiko Kitagawa and Nancy Maeda, both of Honolulu; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: Aiea Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Helen G. Salacup, 26, of Puhi, Kauai, died  Jan. 10, 1995.  She was born in the Philippines and was a cashier at Payless. Survived by husband, Pedro; son, Christopher; parents,  Federico and Pacita Galiza, and Jose and Ester Salacup of Maui;  sisters, Claring Dulay, Linda Carreon, Cely Ascuncion and Belma Juan, all of the Phlippines and Benny Galiza. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens.  [Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


RosarioSalangsang, 79, of Honolulu, died Feb. 8, 1995 at her residence.She was bornAug. 17, 1915 in Makaweie, Kauai. Survived by sons,Doroteo Jr. and Salvador; daughters, Mrs. Larry (Elena) Bowker, Mrs. Gregory (Christina) Turner and Gloria Heberling; sisters, Mrs. Antonio (Fely) Sta Elena; Mrs. Richard (Priscilla) Sarinas, Mrs. Antonio (Pacifica)  Sta Elena Jr.; 25 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


MarianoAbaya Salgado, 89, of Hilo, died Feb. 7, 1995. He was born in the Philippines.  Survived by wife, Buena; stepsons, Larry Romento, Fred, Saterino of WA, Ricardo of OR, Alfredo of WA, Marcelino, Peter and Paul and John, both of Hilo; stepdaughters, Meling DesAngles of CA, Esperanza Murashige and Mary Tai See of Hilo; more than 60 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 13, 1995]


Steven Ray Sambrana, 22, of Paradise Park, Keeau, Hawaii, died Jan. 19, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu.  Survived by mother, Mabel Sambrana; father, Monserrate Sambrana Jr.; brothers, Joseph of Honolulu, Glen, Allen of Colorado and Don; sister, Yolanda Andrian of Nanawale Estates, Pahoa.Burial: Hawaii Veteran’s Cemetery #2.[Adv Jan. 22, 1995]


David SantosSr., 76, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Feb. 7, 1995. He was born in Honollulu and was a retired state equipment operator, and a coach and umpire with Kawaihau T Ball and Little League.Survived by wife Helen; daughters, Barbara Ventura, Gwendolyn  Taeza and Margaret Villatora; sons, David Jr. of Texas, and Leroy Sr. of Wailua Homesteads; brother, Joseph of Honolulu; sister, Aunty Alice of Honolulu; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Burial: St. Catherine’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Kealia.[AdvFeb. 9, 1995]


ElizabethKiohookalani “Nana” Santos, 77, of Kahaluu, died Jan. 3, 1995.  She was born in Kauai.  Survived by sons,  Joseph S. Jr., Russel and Jerry; daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Josephine) Chang, Mrs. Gilbert (Jeannette) Hannah of Missouri, Mrs. David (Rachel) Leaf of California, Mrs. Felix (Eleanore) Domingues, Mrs. Lloyd (Enid) Young Jr.,and Mrs. Gordon (Sharon)Lopes; brother, Joseph  K. Jenks of Washington; sister,Mrs. Joseph (Alice)Santos; 32 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren.Burial: Valley of the Temples.  [Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


Frank Santos, 84, of Hilo, Hawaii, died  Feb. 20, 1995.  He was born in Hilo, was retired projectionist for the former Hilo and Palace theatres, and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and Holy Name  SocietySt. Joseph.  Survived by wife, Julia G.; son, Arthur L. of WI; daughter, Collette Nelson; and three grandchildren. Burial: Alae Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 23, 1995]


MariahKuuleialoha Calda Santos, 3-year old daughter of Romeo “Romy” and Myra Santos of Waipahu, died Feb. 5, 1995. She was born in Honolulu.  Survived by parents; sister, Robyn; grandmothers, Milagros Calda of the Philippines and Adoracion  Santos. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 15, 1995]


Walter Hakaru “Jack  Sasaki, 79, of Pahala, Hawaii, died Feb. 7, 1995.  He was born in Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii, was a retiredKa’u SugarCo supervisor, and Explorer  Scout Advisor, and past president of Pahala Hongwanji Mission Kyodan.Survived by wife,Fujine; son, Lawrence of Ohio; daughter, SusanUliveto of Ohio; brothers,George of Honolulu and Harold of Kona; sisters,  Kinuko Fujinami of Honolulu and Margaret Kihara of Kona; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


Ichiro Sasamura, 87, of Hilo, died  Feb. 15, 1995.  He was born in Mountain View and was a retired maintenance man for the Ilikai Hotel.  He was former owner of I. Sasamura Painting Contractors and also was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Kyodan.  Survived by wife, Sueko; sons, Ted, Melvin of Wahiawa, Clyde of Pearl City; daughter, Mae Okinaga of Pepeekeo; sisters, Mrs. Yoshiye Nakamura of CA and Mrs.Sumako Fukumitsu of Honolulu; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.


Doris Kimiyo  Sato, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu, was a homemaker and member of Soto Mission of Hawaii and Ala Wai Rinyu Kai.Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Raymond T. and Momoe; daughter, Mrs. David Y.C. (Virginia E.) Tom; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 16, 1995]


Isamu Sato, 84, of Kailua, Hawaii, died  Jan. 21, 1995 at Castle Medical Center.  He was born Jan. 31, 1910 in Ewa Oahu. Survived by wife, Dorothy S.; son, Roy A. (Sharon Y.) Sato of Mililani; daughters, Mrs. Wesley M. (Joyce E.) Kurihara of Kailua, Mrs. Arthur (Patricia T.) Yeoman of Kirkland Island, WA, Mrs. Douglas T. (Linda H.)Tanaka of Kailua; three grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mrs. Kiyoko Sato.  He was a retired caretaker of the Kailus United Methodist Church and a member of the Fukushima Kenjin Kai    [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Kiyoko“Lily”Sato, 76,  of Kailua, Oahu, died  Feb. 17, 1995.  She was born in Waipahu. Survived by sister, Dorothy S. Sato; nephew, Roy A. Sato; and nieces, Mrs. Wesley M. (Joyce E.) Kurihara, Mrs. Arthur (Patricia T.) Yeoman of Washington State, and Mrs. Douglas T. (Linda H.) Tanaka. [Adv Feb. 27, 1995]


George NoboruSatsuda, 57,  of Honolulu, died Jan. 19, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a carpenter supervisor with the State Department of  Transportation, Airports Division.Survived by wife, Joyce Chizuko Satsuda; son, Ryan T.; daughters, Joy A.H., Mrs. Jonathan (Cheryl C.) Castro, Kathy C.; brothers, Kenzo, Frank of California, sisters, Mrs. Ronald (Nancy) Onaka of Nevada, Mrs. Robert (Lily) Sato, Mrs. Goichi (Rose) Tamaye, Mary and Helen; four grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 22, 1995]


Paul William “Ace”Scanlon, 74, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 1995.  He was born in Canton, OH, and served in the U.S. Army from 1942-46. He was a member of the Holy Name Society  and retired as resident manager of Tropican Village and Sunset Towers.  Survived by wife, Thelma DosSantos Scanlon; daughters,Mrs. Roderick (Sheila) Akui of Hilo, Paula Moniz of Mountain View and Mrs. George (Anita)Moniz; brother, Francis“Skip” of  Ohio; sister, Betty Good ofPA; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Jan. 19, 1995]


HortenseMaria Schwallie , 84, of Honolulu, died  Feb. 4, 1995.  She was born in Pahala, Ka’u, Big Island and was vice-principal of Roosevelt High School.  Survived by sister,  Noelani Murray; nieces and nephews. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial  Park.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1997]


Olga PhyllisSchwingen, 69, of Kailua, Oahu died Feb.  20, 1995 at her residence. She was born Oct. 28, 1925 in Chicago, was a cashier at Stewarts Drug Store, Kailua and at the Kaneohe Marine Corps Barracks of Hawaii, and was a member of St. John Vianney Church, and Kailua Senior Citizens Club. Survived by husband, Robert; daughters, Phyllis M. Cramer of North Carolina and Donna J. Fass; three grandchildren; sister, Irene Dash of Illinois. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.  [Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


EvelynMarion Scott, 63, of Kula, Maui, died  Feb. 3, 1995. She was born in Wisconsin. Survived by son, James R. of WI; daughter, Norene  S. Lealamanua; parentw, Walter and Leona Zwernik of WI; brothers, Donald of MI, David of WI and Raymond of CO; sisters, VirginiaGarbacz and Judith Schultz, both of Minnesota; four grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Irma Wagner Stewart Sekiguchi, 79, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 1995.  Born in Danville, PA, she performed on New York stages and after moving to Hawaii more then 40 years ago, worked in real estate development.She cared for and found homes for stray cats. Survived by brother, Robert D. Wagner of Florida; daughter-in-law Linda of California; grandchildren in California.  [Adv Jan. 23, 1995]


Shoji “Gary” Sekiya, 78, of Honolulu,  died Feb. 2, 1995 at St. Francis Medical Center.He was born Feb. 1, 1917 in Honolulu. He is survived  by wife, Yachiyo; son, Gerald Y. (Fay N.); daughter, Judith H.; three grandchildren; brothers, Toshitaro, Etsuro, Shiro of Japan and Yuusuke Sekiya of Japan. [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


Joseph Elliot Seldin, 53, of Honolulu, died Jan. 23, 1995.  He was born in New York and was a lecturer and sociology professor since 1971 at the University of Hawaii and researcher specializing indrug use and abuse in Hawaii.  Survived by mother, Bina Seldin of Florida;  cousin, Ellen Marcus of Florida.  [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Louise Sellman of Kailua-Kona, a retired administrative secretary for New Mexico's workers  home. Sellrnan, 56, born in Santa Fe, N.M. is survived by sons Jerry and Marshall Stutts; brothers Marshall Jr. and Tom; sister Mary A. Kelsey; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. tomor­row at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations may be made to the American Cancer So­ciety or Hospice of Kona.   [SB 04/01/1996]


Carmen G. Semanisin of Aiea died Dec. 23, 1995. in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Semanisin, 81, was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband: Joe; sons Van, James, Dennis, Roger and Roland Gabriel; daughters Roseline G. Domaloan and Carmelita G. Lowry; sister Lourdes Felipe; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sun-set Memorial Park. Casual attire.   [SB 04/01/1996]


Dorothy Serrao, 72, of Honolulu, died Feb. 18, 1995.  She was born in Wailuku, Mau, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survived by daughters, Deanna Miller and Paulette Hoover; brother, Joseph A. Vierra Sr.; sister, Margaret Rezentes; three grandchildren. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 21, 1995]


Dale Reid Sharp, 59, of Yokota, Japan, died  Jan. 30, 1995.  He was born in Idaho and retired from the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Chie of Japan; son, Barton R.; daughter Kelly.Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


Alvin Shaw, 78, of Honolulu, died Feb. 1, 1995. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. and was a retiredU.S. Navy  lieutenant. Survived by wife, Bo Sun Shaw; son, Michael; grandchild.[Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


Minnie Meyers Sheldon, 85, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 11, 1995 at Tripler Army Medical Center.  She was born August 9,1909 in Honolulu.  She is survived by sister, Harriet Solomon of Kamuela; sons, David of Kaneohe and Kenneth of Tacoma, WA;  grandsons, Chris of Kaneohe, David of Seattle, Dean of Aiea, John of Seattle, Kieth of Newport News, Mike of Germany and Paige of Mililani; granddaughters, Hokulani of Vancouver , Lee Ann of Waimanalo and Michele of Germany; 9 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


Barry Wayne Sherman, 39, of Dallas, TX, died Jan. 24, 1995 at Tripler Medical Center. He was born Sep. 23, 1935 in Anchorage, Alaska, and attended Central Intermediate, as well as schools in Japan  and California.  He was a construction worker and also served in the U.S. Navy.Survived by parents, Mary Jane and HeroldSherman of Alaska and California;  grandparents, Robert and Margaret Wolfe of Arizona; brothers, David of Haleiwa and Michael of Honolulu, Elliot and John of  Arizona and Gerald of California.  [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


James T. “Butch” Shigemasa  of Waipahu, an Oahu Sugar Co. retiree, died Sunday Dec 31, 1995  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Shigernasa, 32, born in Koloa, Kauai, is survived by wife Ruth M.; sons 'T'homas .K., John H. and Herman T.: daughter Arlene S.; sister Doris M. Murakami; six grandchil­dren; and a great-grandchild. Service: 6 p.m. Monday at Milila

ni Memorial Park Mortuary. Casu­al attire. No flowers.   [SB 04/01/1996]


Kama Shimabukuro, 98, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 1995.  She was born in Ikehara, Okinawa, and was a retired presser for Young Laundry and American Laundry, and a member of the Bito Club.Survived by sons, Norman S. and Reynold Y.; daughter, Katherine Y.; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.           [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


John Yoshiharu Shimamoto, 81, of Waianae, died Feb. 15, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu.  Survived by wife, Agnes H.; son, Charles M.; daughter, Mrs. Stanley (Joy M.) Tanno;stepchildren, Mrs. Raymond (Judith C.) Tanaka and Noris N. (Evelyn) Atsumi; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild; brothers, Nobuo of San Francisco, Yorio,  Herbert T. of San Francisco; sisters, Mrs. Minoru (Masako) Kamada, Mrs. Takeno Takahashi and Mrs. Henry K. (Helen T.) Nomiyama.[Adv Feb 24, 1995]


Kenneth Tadashi Shimizu, 82, of Eleele, Kauai, died Jan. 2, 1995. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai and was a construction laborer.  Survived by wife, Yoshie Shimizu, sons, Raymond and Glenn, both of California, Allen of Hanapepe and Michael;daughters, Kathleen Kaohi, Edith Harada of California and Lillian Yokoyame of Waimea; sisters, Tamayo Kawate, Ruth Morita, Gladys Anzai, Alice Watanabe, Grace Kodama and Marsha Nakamura; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 7, 1995]


Yoshie Shimizu, 74, of Eleele, Kauai, died  Feb. 11, 1995.  She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai and was a member of Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshoji. Survived by sons,Raymond A. and Glenn T. both ofCalifornia, Allen T. of Hanapepe, and Michael K; daughters, Mrs. Kathleen S. Kaohi, Mrs. Robert(Edith Y.) Harada of CA and Mrs. Kerry (Lillian M.) Yokoyama of Waimea, Kauai; brothers, Walter M. Murakami of Waipahu and Masami Murakami and Robert A. Murakami, both of CA; sisters, Mrs. Fumie Morihisa of Kilauea, Kauai and Mrs. Tokuji (Mildred S.) Matsuoka of CA; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 13, 1995]


Goichi Shimodoi, 92, of Aiea, died Feb. 21, 1995.  He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan, and was a retiredtailor.  Survived by sons, Thomas H., James E., Frank T. and Ernest S.; daughters, Mrs. James (Ethel T.) Yamaguchi and Mrs. Earl (Nancy N.) Yamamoto; 14 grandchildren; 16, grat-grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 24, 1995]


Nancy Miyako Shimonishi, 61, of Kapaa, died Jan. 27, 1995.  She was clerk typist for the State of Hawaii.  Survived by husband, Masao; sons Ross of Lihue and Ken; daughter, Candace Nadarisay; three grandchildren; sisters,Gladys Takasaki and Eleanore Ream, both of Utah, Lillian  Kamimura and Miriam Fujishige, both of California.  [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


ChiyozoJoe” Shiramizu, 78, of Lihue, Kauai, died Jan. 8, 1995.  He was retired from the Lihue Sugar Plantation, Industrial Relations Department. Survived by wife, Shizuko; daughters, Cheryl Lohman of Pearl City and Merrie Greenwood of Oregon; two grandchildren; and sister, Sakae Tsuda of Honolulu.  [Adv Jan. 11, 1995]


Minnie Fumiko  Shockey, 83, of  Kailua, Oahu, died Feb. 12, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu and was a retired waitress.Survived by son, Jeffrey J.; brother, Elmo S. Tomita; sister, Edna Miye Handa.Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 14, 1995]


MichaelAlvin Short, 56, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 1995 at Straub Clinc and Hospital. He was born Dec. 7, 1938 in St. Louis, MO and was a member of the American Legion.Survived by wife, Lei L.; sons, Michael E. of Nevada, Kenton W. and Steven R.; daughters, Mrs. Jody L. (Faith M.) Sylva, Tammy-Lin L. of Nevada; mother, Mrs. Mary F. Short of California; brothers, Robert J. and Richard J. of of Idaho; sister, Patricia A. of California; four grandsons,two granddaughters.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 28, 1995]


FranciscaA. Siangco of Kapolei died Dec. 29, 1995 in St. Francis West Hospital.Siangco, 81, was born in Siquizor, the Philippines.  She is survived by husband  Francisco;  and children Hathaway S. Decierdo; Bernandino J., Zosimo J., Wenefredo J. and Hilario J. Siangco and TessieS. Ruallo; 36 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [SB 10/01/1996]


Carl Clifford Sietsinger, 70, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died Jan. 22, 1995.  He was born in Oregon and was a construction carpenter.Survived by wife, Marjorie; daughter, Linda Hamm of Alaska; son, Jimmie of California; brothers, Harry and Lenthal, both of Oregon; sisters, Dora Loy of Oregon and Peggy Kilburn of Nevada; five grandchildren;and a great-grandchild.[Adv Jan. 26, 1995]


Gloria De Pointe Silva aka Gloria Pointes Silva, 87, of Waialua, died Dec. 31, 1994 at Wahiawa General Hospital.  She was born March 13, 1907 on Kauai.  Survived by husband, Joseph V. Silva; children, Mary V. Pruse, Lillian R. Lopes, William Jordan Jr., Gloria J. (James)Billingsley of Iowa, Stephanie J.  Posten, Joseph V.(Linda)Jr. of Hilo, Michael L. and Mary M., both of Nevada; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and give great-great-grandchildren.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Rev. HaroldKealii Silva, 61, of Honolulu, died  Feb. 24, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was minister of Ka MakuaMau Loa Church of the Living God, Oahu, and ministered to members of Kupalanaha Church, Maui. He was a heavy equipment operator, had worked for E&E Masonry, and was former owner of J. & H. Drilling Inc., Red Carpet Towing Co. Maui and Uncle Harold’s Local Foods, Maui. Survived by wife Janet L. Kong Silva; son, Harold K.; daughters, Abigail Kamai, Kehau Mailou, Emmanelle Williams, Enid Silva, Elosie Carter,Sarah Wahilani; sons, Alan and Sherman Kong;  daughters, Collette Thomas, Prudence Palaruan and Faith Kong; 45 grandchildren;  four great-grandchildren; brothers, Joseph Raphael, Leonard “Buddy” Silva,, Lai Newton “Daddy Boy” Silva,  and LeRoy Silva; sisters, Elizabeth Silva, Loretta Maemori, Emma Natividad and Margaret Cummings. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Mabel B. Silva, 85, of Kaneohe, passed away, Feb. 1, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center. She was born July 15, 1909 in Honolulu.  She was a member of the Honolulu Institute #84 Y.L.I., Legion of Mary also member of Koolau Senior Hui and St. Ann’s Parish. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Frank (Carmen) Kiyabu; sons, Mr. Cyril H. (Diane) Silva, Mrs. Paul V. (Sharlene) Silva; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Mary Silva of Waianae died Friday Dec 29, 1995 in the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Hospital. Silva, 73, born in Papaalua, Ha­waii, is survived by sons Carlos E. Jr. and Calvin's.; daughters Minnie R. Lindsey, Jackie Fernandez, and Christine N. and Marian Silva; brother Joseph Kahana; sister Alice Sifagaloa; 22 grandchildren ; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, call after 6 p..; and 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary, call after 8 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha a tire.  [SB 04/01/1996]


Rose Valentine Silva, 86, of Honolulu, died  Feb. 4, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu.  Survived by step-granddaughter, Linda Bratcher.Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


William “Billy” Kaanohi Kinney Silva, 54, of Hauula, died Feb. 21, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu, was owner of the firm, Pinstripingand Stuff, and was popularlyknown as the “Picasso of Hawaii” for his art designs, paintings, signs, murals, and lettering for commercial and recreational vehicles.  Survived by wife, Cynthia; sons, Eric A.K. and Casey J.H.;[Adv Feb. 24, 1995]


John StaytonSimonton, Sr., 77, was born the son ofWilliam  Clayton Simonton and Mai Stayton  Simonton in Lincoln Parish, LA, Nov. 12, 1918.  After attending LA Tech in Ruston, he flew with the Army Corps and defendedhis country at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.  He graduated from  LSU Law School in 1947 and practiced before the bar for many years in Louisiana.  In 1980, he and “Evie” his loving wife and companion of 52 years, took up part time residence in the Hawaiian Islands which is the home of their souls.  John Sr. passed away Jan. 2, 1995 at the home of his son, John Jr. He is survived by wife,  Eva Rodger Simonton;  son, John Jr.;  grandchildren, Staci Craig and Trey Simonton and great-granddaughter, Nikki Craig, all of Arcadia,  OK.  He was a faithful husband,  supportive father,  and steadfast friend.  His strength and wisdom will be deeply missed by friends and family.[Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


Zivko “Lucky” Simunovich, a star during the heyday of professional wrestling here in the 1950’s, died Jan. 17, 1995.  He was 75. Simunovich emigrated from Yugoslavia when he was 9. He became a Honolulu Police Department  motorcycle officer, assigned to  the Hotel Street red light district because of his size and strength, said his son Dorian.  One day he stopped Al Karasick, thewrestling promoter for a traffic violation.Karasic, impressed with  Lucky’s six foot 2, 225 pound frame, invited him to the Civic Auditorium for a tryout.  Besides the wrestling career  that followed, Simunovich appeared in several movies, including “Big Jim McClain” starring John Wayne.He is survived by his wife, June;son, Dorian Mark;three granddaughters; and nieces and nephews.   [Adv Jan. 20, 1995]


Louis Sisino, 88, of Waiaha, Kona, Hawaii, died Jan. 1, 1995.  He was born in Sicily, Italy, was a World War II Army veteran, former employee of the Seventh Air Force Magazine, and retired linotype operator at the New York Times. Survived by wife, Elfriede F.; brother Aldo of Florida, sister, Josephine Wiesburger of New York.  Inurnment: Hawaii Veterans’ Cemetery No. 2[Adv Jan. 20, 1995.]


Barbara JoanSmalley, 58,  of Kihei, died  Feb. 9, 1995.  She was born in Denver, CO.  Survived by husband,  Jack; daughters,  Laurie Jean Steward of Colorado; brother, David G. Bruffett of California; sister, Sharon  Donnelly of California; mother, Thelma  B.Bruffett; seven grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 11, 1995]


Elvira Helen Smith, 100, of Honolulu, died Jan. 5, 1995.  She was born in Chicago, was a retired Metropolitan Water Works employee, and was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.Survived by step-daughters, Ella L. Wong and Constance W. “Connie” Chung. Burial: In California.  [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Kikue Smith, 64, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 18, 1995 at Tripler Medical Center.  She was born Jan. 26, 1931in Okinawa, Japan, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pearl City. Survived by husband, William C.; son, Noboru Chinen of Okinawa; three granddaughters in Japan; parents, Ryoshu and Tsunu Chinen; brother, Chosei Kiyuna; sisters, Chiyo Chinen, Mitsuko Kanei and Yoshiko Kiyuna, all of Okinawa.  [Adv Feb. 22, 1005]


Floyd Earl Snyder, 76, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 1995.  He was born in Glouster, Ohio and was retired from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command, Fort Schafter.  Survived by wife, Tsukiko; son, Kevin; brother, Mac E. of Ohio. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.   [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


AdelineDiasSoares, 94, Kailua, died Feb. 6, 1995.  She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Survived by brother,John Dias of California; sister Lu Gomes ofKaneohe, nephew, Albert Gonsalves of Honokaa; niece, Margaret  Hanohano of Kailua.  Burial: National Memorial  Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Lousie C.A. Soares, 63, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu, Survived by wife, Lei Francis ; daughters, Francis A. and Mary A.; brothers, Richard A., Walter A., William A., David A., Bernard A. Soares, and Wilfred Costa; sister, Johnette Smith of Colorado.[Adv Feb. 24, 1995]


Marianne M.H. Sonsona, 39, of Pearl City, died, Feb. 24, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu and was  a payroll clerk coordinator for Mass Transit Lines.Survived by daughter, Melissa M.; father, Raymond H.Harada.[Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Cezida Souza of Honolulu, died Dec 26, 1995  in St. Francis Hospital.  Souza, 91, was born Madera, Portugal.  She is survived by husband  Henry; sons Clyde Swain, Daniel and RalphFreita and James Souza; daughters Germaine Bento, Cecilia Silva and Mary Pugelli; and may grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.  [SB 10/01/1996]


Manuel P. Souza, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Jan. 26, 1995.  He was born in Hawaii.  Survived by wife, Emily; sons, Dennis andWarren, both of Honolulu and Patrick of California;sister, Rose Teves and Sophie Rapozo, both of Kealia; grandson, Edward of California; a great-grandddaughter. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens.  [Adv Jan. 29, 1995]


Yoshie “Irene” K. Souza, 86, of Aiea, died Feb. 16, 1995.  She was born in Aiea and was a member of Susannah WesleySenior Citizen Group.Retired  as a nurse from Tripler Medical Center after 25 years of service.Survived by children, Richard “Dickie”, Lawrence “Mitsu”, Katherine “SuekoAkee; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter..[Adv Feb. 25, 1995]


Henry Conde Stacy, 70, of Waipahu, died Jan. 12, 1995 Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi.He was born August 24, 1924 in the Philippines and retired from Honolulu Painting Co.Survived by wife, Louisa C. Stacy of California; children, Virginia S. Dumaguit and Henry Stacy Jr., both of the Philippines, Dorothy S. Cusi of California; brother Walter; sister, Marylou Rosacia; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Inurnment: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


Father John Stankard, who gave over five decades of service to Hawaii churches, died Sunday, Jan.  ,1995 of a heart failure.He was 77.  Stankard, a native of Hull MA, was born  on Aug. 4, 1917, and was assigned to Hawaii after being ordained in 1946.His first position as a missioner for the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers was as assistant pastor at Sacred Heart Church in Honolulu, where he was also director of athletics at Maryknoll High School.  He also taught religion at the school and at St. FrancisConvent School and psychology at St. Francis School of Nusing.   He later had assignments at St. Josephs’s parish in Hilo and as administrator of the Ka’u Catholic churches.  He also served as spiritual director of the Oahu Council ofHoly Name Society.In 1959, he became Maryknoll Fathers regional superior, and office he held for four terms.Those terms came to an end in 1966 when he got an assignment as assistant general  of the general chapter  of the Catholic Mission Society of America.He served in that capacity until 1872, when he returned to St. Joseph’s parish in Hilo.   In 1980, he was made pastor of the St. John of the Baptist parish in Kalihi, where he administered a school of 325 students.Eight years later he returned to Sacred Heart as pastor, and where, as president of Maryknoll Schools, was responsible for remodeling both the grade and high school buildings.Stankard moved to the Maryknoll Residence inLos Altos, CA after suffering a heart attack in 1992.Late last year he movedto the Maryknoll headquarters, in Ossining, NY because of failing health.He is survived by sister, Eleanor Pyne of Scituate, MA.   [Adv Jan. 18, 1995]


Anna Leslie Stempler, 90, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 1, 1995.  She was born in Waimea (Kamuela), Hawaii.  Survived by sons, Frederick L. and ThomasL. Leslie; daughters, Norma Liu and Ruth Morris; three grandchildren.  Burial: Valley of the Temples.    [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Robert “Joe Green” CampbellStewart Sr., 81, of Makawao, Maui, died Jan. 9, 1995. He was born in Honolulu, graduated from the Kamehameha Schools and a retired Oahu Sugar Co. harvesting overseer.Survived by wife, Hannah E.; son, Robert C. of Honolulu; daughter Liane U. of Waimea, Hawaii; sister, Puakomela Lum of Hawaii Kai; four grandchildren;and seven great-grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 12, 1995]


John W. Street of Waipahu died Dec. 20, 1995 at home.Street, 46, born in North Carolina, is survived by mother Ann E. Webster; father Lewis C.; sisters Kathy A. Powell and Nancy L. James; and grandmother Ethel L. Wentz/ Services held.  {SB 03/01/1996]


Kenneth Samuel Strom, 82, of Honolulu, died Feb. 11, 1995.  He was born in Los Angeles, CA.  Retired  as general manager of Huller and Phipps.Survived by wife, Betty M.; brother Robert of CA; son, Kenneth Smith; daughter, Judith  Ramsdell of France; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 26, 1995]


Phyllis Jean Stubbs, 83, of Haiku, Maui died Jan. 3, 1995.  She was born in Vancouver, Canada and was an active member of the Wailuku Union Church and the OutDoor Circle.  Survived by sons, Robert and Norman; brothers, Norman and David Deacon, both of Vancouver;  sister, Muriel Aaronson of Surrey, B.C.; three grandchildren.  [Adv Jan. , 1995]


RacheaneMitsuOpapo Meisuo Su’a, 33, of Waianae, died Jan. 29, 1995.  She was born in Los Angeles.  Survived by daughters, Sheenah, Brittainy, and Chentelle; mother, Inez; brothers, Hideo, Tatsuo, William, David, Harry and Robert; and sisters, Aileen and Peaches. Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 5, 1995]


Mildred Subica of Maunaloa Molokai, died Dec. 29, 1995 in Queen's Hospital. Subica 70, was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Pauline Jordan, Rose Pescaia, Caroline Gillern and Raynette McCormick; son John Robello; sister Madelene Mendonca; 27 grandchildren ; and 15 great-grandchildren.  [SB 13/01/1996]


George Robert Suerth, 60, of Makakiklo, died Jan. 2, 1995.  He was born in Minneapolis, and was a S.S. electrician while in the Navy.He was also a retired electrician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard  and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.Survived by sons, Ron Henderson and Keoki Suerth; daughter Mrs. Gordon (Kuulei)  Aldrich of California; brothers, Pat of Texas, Tim and Tom of Minnesota; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren  [Adv Jan 1995]


Satsuo “Larry” “Aku           Sugahara, 58, of Kahului, Maui, died  Feb. 7, 1995.  He was born in Sprecklesville, and was a U.S. Army veteran.Survived by wife, Julie Y.; son, Jason T.; daughter, Doris S.; mother, Tora; brothers, Nobuo of California, Takao and Robert H. of Honolulu; sisters, Mrs. James (Betsy) Arakawa of Haliimaile, Mrs. Tatsuo “Bear” (Nancy) Ono, Mrs. Sueko Watanabe and Mrs. Rogelio (Asae) Tacdol.  Burial: Maui Memorial Park.   [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Yoshito Sugawara of Waimea, Kauai, a retired carpenter, died Tuesday Jan 26, 1995 in Kauai VeteraMemorial Hospital. Sugawara, 77, was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yaeko N.; daughter Adele Ching; son Edwin; 3 grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Waimea United Church of Christ. Casual attire. No flowers.[SB 01/01/1996]


Barry Masaru  Suyemoto, 69, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 1995.  Born in Honolulu, he was a controller retired from the Board of Water Supply , former Cityand County of Honolulu purchasing administrator and U.S. Army veterarn who served during World War II.Survived by wife, Marian Asako; son, John L.; mother-in-law, Yoshiko Asada; nieces, Trude Asada, Gail Nakamoto and Valerie Rice; nephews, Alton Asada, Thomas Asada, Glenn Himuro, Cy Asada and Chad Asada; a grandchild; two brothers and four sisters.    [Adv Jan. 27, 1995]


Clyde M. Suzuki i of Makawao, Maui, a teacher at Makawao School and owner of 'Elaine's Maui Cook­ies, died Sunday Dec 31, 1995 at home.

Suzuki, 35, was born in Wailuku.He is survived by wife Paige M.; parents Larry “Lawrence” and Elaine; son Chad M.; brothersWayne Y. and Ryan K.; and grandmother Kimiko Ichikawa.    [SB 04/01/1996]


KimiyoDorothy” Suzuki, 80, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 1995.  She was born in Lihue, Kauai.  Survived by husband, Shinichi; daughter, Harleen A. of Honolulu; brothers, Shigeo Suemori, Tadeo Suemori of Lihue; sisters, Mrs. Takino Izuka of Hanapepe, Mrs. Morio (Yukino) Hirota of Hanamaulu, Mrs. Shizuyo  Fujimoto of Kapaa Heights, Mrs. Ryozo (Kazue) Honma of Hanapepe Heights, Mrs. John (Barbara S.) Homburg of California and Mrs. Donald (Namiko) Fukuda of Honolulu.  [Adv Jan. 15, 1995)


Nobuo Suzuki of Kaneohe, a retired Island Homes carpenter, died Dec. 31, 1995 in Straub Hospital.  Suzuki, 78, was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Keith M.; daughter Elaine N. Murakawa; brothers Robert T., William S. and David M.; sisters Dora S. Yamamoto,  Bertha Y. Sakamoto, Doris Y. Ojiri and Dorothy K. Takahashi; and six grandchildren.  [SB 10/01/1996]


Tamotsu Suzuki, 89,of Honolulu, died Feb. 1, 1995.  He was born in Tokyo, Japan and was a retired physicianin Japan. Survived by son, Dr. Mitsuaki Suzuki; and two grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]


Stella Swain, 49, of Kahului, Maui died Jan. 5, 1995. She was born in Puunene.  Survived by husband, Lewis;  daughter, Terri Galiza;  brother, George Pimental Jr. of Kula, Ronald and Damien Pimental, both of Makawao; sisters, Loretta Lenchanko of Honolulu and Beatrice Sardinha; two grandchildren.Inurnment: Makawao Veteran Cemetary.  [Adv Jan. 7, 1995]


FrancesFran” Swearingen, 71, of Pensacola, FL, died Jan. 8, 1995.  She was born in Jackson, MI, and had leftHonolulu for Florida in 1988.  She was the mother of the late JaniceMemezes of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii.  Survived by husband, Fred, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee; son, Fred Jr. of West Virginia; sisters, Virginia Handzlick and Mary Jane Dayne, both of Florida; brother,  Park Guthrie of CA; two grandsons.  [Adv Jan. 15, 19950


Annette Leinaala  Kaleikau Switzer, 64, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 1995 at Straub Clinic and Hospital.She was born Dec. 22, 1930 in Ewa. Survived by husband, Robert H.; son, Alan G.; father, William J. Kaleikau; brother, Francis of Washington; sister, Madeline Lee; three grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 22, 1995]



Frank Curtis Sylva Jr., 52, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 1995.  He was born in Honololu.  Survived by father, Frank Sr.; sisters, Elladine Adolpho, Ermajane Naganuma and Pamela Sylva.[Adv Jan. 11, 1995]