PUAOLELE S. GAGO, 67, of Laie, died Nov. 24, 1999. Born in Nuuuli, Samoa. Survived by sons, Helaman, Sampson and Suaesi; daughters, Eseneiaso Auelua, Thelma Faifili, Janeen Kaka and Pelelini Valavala; brothers, Taavili Eselu and Faipule Tia; sisters, Sapela Soi and Fuamatala Byrd; 41 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Hawaii State Center, Laie; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Laie Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
OSCAR K. IGNACIO SR., 63, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Nov. 25, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Kauai Community Correctional Center. Survived by wife, Gail; daughters, Darlene Lenharr and Jo-Ann Gloor; sons, Oscar Jr., Steven, Nathan and Owen; 16 grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Duenas, Amy Keawe, Leinaala Simerson and Rachel Igarta. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers for Honolulu services. Graveside service Friday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, pending. Casual attire.
YOSHIYE IWAI, 83, of Honolulu, died Nov. 19, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Toshio; sons, Kenneth and Garrett; daughters, Jeannie Salmon and Faye Miura; sisters, Mitsuko Shirai, Mary Miyaji, Elaine Komatsu, Ethel Oda and Dorothy Ippongi. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MASAMI KANETA, 74, of Honolulu, died Nov. 23, 1999. Born in South Hilo, Hawaii. Survived by wife, Marjorie; sons, Darryl and Wayne; five grandchildren; brother, Harry; sisters, Kimiko Ito and Susan Nakashima. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MITSUYO KODANI, 83, of Papaikou, Hawaii, died Nov. 26, 1999. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. Housewife. Survived by son, Susumu; brothers, Takeo, Robert and Hideo Mizuno; sisters, Nancy Vallesteros, Clara Oyafuso, Evelyn Teranishi, Hazel Nakagawa and Katherine Wong. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.
MASAO KOMODA, 80, of Honolulu, died Nov. 16, 1999. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired Fort Shafter communication specialist. Survived by wife, Miyako “Myra;” daughter, Patricia; brothers, Kazushige “Kenneth” Komoda and Fred Ishikawa; sisters, Namie Momiyama and Tamie Hori. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ALFREDO “FRED” “DANDING” LAWAS, 79, of Waipahu, died Nov. 22, 1999. Born in Waipahu. Retired Martin & McArthur cabinet maker, and guitarist with The Sonics and Rondalla Hawaiiana. Survived by wife, Mary; daughters, Rosalie Quintal, Pearlyn Daguman and Mary Jane Acedilla; brother, Ralph; sisters, Consuelo Amasiu and Delphine Lawson; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
SHIZUE LUCERO, 74, of Hilo, died Nov. 26, 1999. Born in Hilo. Survived by sons, Earl and Patrick; brother, Ichiro Nagaishi; sister, Masae Nagaishi; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mauna Kea Cemetery, Hawaii.
YOSHIKO MIYAHIRA, 82, of Kahului, Maui, died Nov. 24, 1999. Born in in Lahaina, Maui. Retired Ah Fook Supermarket employee. Survived by sons, Wayne and Harry; daughter, Jean Ige; brothers, Shinki and Sanehide Gima; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Service 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Private inurnment at Maui Memorial Park.
MARY TAKANE MIZUKO, also known as Takane Araki, died Nov. 24, 1999. Born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii. Retired Central Medical Clinic Pharmacy technician. Survived by husband, Dick; son, Charles Araki; stepson, Dr. Mark; brother, Tokuo Ueno; sisters, Gladys Nishimura and Corrine Shigaki; hanai daughter, Motoko Okamoto; three grandchildren. Service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
DELILAH P. MOKUAHI, 45, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 24, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Moses and Lorraine; sister, Shevon Garnett; brothers, Irvin “Moki,” Samson, Moses Jr. and George; son, Shawn. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.
YEIJIRO “JERRY” “NAKA” NAKAMOTO, 71, of Aiea, died Nov. 21, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Hawaii Isle Vending Co. mechanic. Survived by son, Gordon; daughter, Helene Shinjo; brother, Seitaro; sisters, Betsy, Florence Tamayose, and Jane Matsusaka; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
HENRY PARASO PARASO, 54, of Haleiwa, died Nov. 22, 1999. Born in the Philippines. Cerezo Compound, Haleiwa, property manager. Survived by wife, Amy; son, Aaron; daughters, Leah and Ciana; brothers, Bene, Febo, Eden and Godwin; sister, Dei Ortiz. Memorial service 7 p.m. Friday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
ALFRED “ALIKA” S. REZENTES JR., 59, of Kailua, died Nov. 25, 1999. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Owner of Al Rezentes Roofing. Survived by wife, In U.; sons, Alfred III and Dwayne; daughters, Lisa, Donnalynn, and Angela; father, Alfred Sr.; eight grandchildren; brother, Frank; sisters, Lena Molnar and Susanne Shibata. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 1:30 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
FUSAYO TANAKA, 99, of Henderson, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died Nov. 14, 1999. Born in Honomu, Hawaii. A homemaker. Survived by sons, George and Dr. Thomas; daughter, Marjorie Fujisaka; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Thelma Aoki and Ethel Funasaki. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
GLORIA MITSUKO UENO, 75, of Honolulu, died Nov. 18, 1999. Born in Hauula. Survived by husband, James; daughter, Karen; brothers, Kenji and Richard Yamasaki; sisters, Ethel Kawaoka and Margaret Kugiyama. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MARY WICKENDEN, 72, of Kailua, died Nov. 26, 1999. Born in Butler County, Ohio. A homemaker, active in local gardening circles and past officer of Hawaii Federation of Garden Clubs, and volunteer with Foster Botanical Garden and Xeriscape Garden. Survived by husband, Roger; daughters, Lynn, and Jane Ojeda; brother, Frank Cory; three grandchildren. Memorial service 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
JENNIE MEW LUN SEN WONG, 79, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Retired secretary. Survived by son, Kevin; daughters, Janice Gong and Laureen Wong; brothers, Wilfred, Clarence and Benjamin Sen; sisters, Juanita Wo and Anita Loo; five grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
CARMEN BAILADO YURONG, 79, of Honolulu, formerly of Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii, died Nov. 18, 1999. Born in Okala, Molokai. Retired coffee farmer. Survived by son, Nano “Adrian,” daughter, Anita “La-Vern” Dela Cruz; brother, Angel Bailado; sisters, Julia Yorong, Dina Indreginal and Cecilia “Florence” Young; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10:30 a.m. today at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Honaunau, Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcomed. Arrangements by Memorial Mortuary, Hilo.
Frank N. Jones, 56, restaurant entrepreneur
Frank N. Jones, president of PJ Hawaii LLC, the company that owns and operates Papa John’s Pizza in Hawaii, died Thursday. He was 56.
Jones was a restaurant entrepreneur and consultant and oversaw several franchises in San Francisco, Seattle and Hawaii. These franchises included Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Time Theatres, Flaky Jake’s, Tony Roma’s and Papa John’s Pizza.
He is survived by his wife, Donna; son, Gundy; sister, Pam; children, Shalie, Newt and Courtney; and eight grandchildren.
Service will be 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. The family requests casual attire.
Ted Scott, 85, co-founded theater guild
Hawaii services have been scheduled for Theodore “Ted” Scott, co-founder of the Windward Theatre Guild.
Scott, 85, who came to be known as “Mr. Theatre Hawaii” and was the “Voice of Sears” for many years, died Oct. 28 at his home in Redlands, Calif.
He is survived by daughters, Vicki Van Bummel and Sherry Ballard; three grandchildren; and two brothers, Otis and Arnold Scott.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Kailua. The family requests aloha attire.
PATRICIO “PAT” “BOBBIE” CALIMPONG, 73, of Ewa Beach, died Nov. 21, 1999. Born in Hamakua, Hawaii. Retired from Pan American World Airways. Survived by wife, Helen; sons, Richard, Kenneth, Glenn and Andre; daughters, Josie Castro,Geri “Abbie” Calimpong, Sharon Calimpong, Patricia Miller and Mary Calimpong; 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
ROBERT “BOB” WAH LEE CHING, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Maui, died Nov. 24, 1999. Born in Waihee, Maui. Chief executive officer of Wailuku Real Estate Investment. Survived by wife, Elsie; daughters, Maud Chang, Roberta Lee Jr.; son, Chauncey; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard, Walter and Leonard; sisters, Beatrice Goodenow, Ellen Sen. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at United Church of Christ, Judd Street; service 11 a.m.; burial noon at Oahu Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Donations to St. Francis Medical Center or United Church of Christ.
LORRAINE J. CHUN, 77, of Honolulu, died Nov. 26, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Joseph; son, Aaron; daughters, Kathleen, Tina Parker; brother, Reginald Gonsalves; sister, Charlene Kamai; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial follows at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
MIGUEL ESPERANZA EALA JR., 42, of Honolulu, died Nov. 7, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Electrician for Hawaiian Electric Co. Survived by parents, Miguel Sr. and Elieta; companion, Cyra Okamoto; brother, Emil Eala; sister, Ethel Barcelona. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Philomena Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial follows at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.