Obituaries for Monday — March 17, 2003

Sofia Ordonez, Mary Jo Moreno, Yoshio Kinoshita, Manabu Akagi, Rosalie Makishima


Sofia Ordonez

Sofia Abad Ordonez of the Philippines, died on Feb. 21, 2003, at the age of 86.

Born in Sanesteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on Sept. 30, 1916.

She is survived by her husband, Emiliano Ordonez, Sr. of the Philippines; one daughter, Leonor (Virgil) Ordonez Galindo of Lihu’e; four sons, Godofredo (Ay-ly) Ordonez of Lihu’e, Nereo (Virgie) Ordonez of Waipahu, Emil (Ester) Ordonez of Lihu’e, Delfin (Clenia) Ordonez of Santa Maria, California, 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were held in the Philippines.


Mary Jo Moreno

Mary Jo Moreno of Kalaheo died at home on Mar. 12, 2003 at the age of 73. Born in Los Angeles, CA. on Sept. 18, 1929, she was a assistant pharmacist technician with Service Drugs.

She is survived by her husband, Elton; three sons, Steve Soto Amundson of Hawai’i, Jeff Amundson of Oregon and Paul (Lisa) Amundson of Maine; two daughters, Susan (David) Browning of ‘Ele’ele and Lori (James) Middlebrook of Koloa; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur (Dolly) Brown of Arizona; sister, Molly (Ed) Kierulff of California; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Condolences can be sent to Susan Browning at P.O. Box 1218, Lawai, HI 96765 or Lori Middlebrook at P.O. Box 355, Lawai, Hawai’i.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Yoshio Kinoshita

Yoshio Kinoshita of Lihu’e, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Mar. 12, 2003 at the age of 70.

Born in Huleia, Kauai on Aug. 29, 1932, he was a retired Park Caretaker with the State of Hawaii Parks and Recreation.

He is survived by wife, Angela of Hanama’ulu; brother, Kiyoto (Eunice) Kinoshita of Lihu’e; six sisters, Matsue Anama of Honolulu, Sunao Pescador of Kapa’a, Misao Ringor of Lihu’e, Tomie (Alika) Kelekoma of Puhi, Fujiko Yamamoto of Hanama’ulu and Katherine Oyama of ‘Ele’ele; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 22, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel; service officiated by Rev. Yukiko Motoyoshi will begin at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Manabu Akagi

Manabu Akagi of Kalaheo, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Mar. 12, 2003 at the age of 79.

Born in ‘Ele’ele, Kaua’i on Mar. 24, 1923, he retired at Kauai Electric.

He is survived by wife, Fumie; two sons, Jessie (Marian) Akagi of Hanama’ulu and Blaine Akagi of Kalaheo; two grandchildren; four brothers, Tadakazu (Jean) Akagi of O’ahu, Takashi (Jean) Akagi of O’ahu, Sachio (Patsy) Akagi of O’ahu and Jitsuo Akagi of Japan; sister, Hamako Yoshida of O’ahu; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 21, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel; service to begin at 2 p.m. gollowed by interment at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Rosalie Makishima

Rosalie Makishima of ‘Ele’ele, died at Kaua’i Veteran’s Memorial Hospital on March 15, 2003, at the age of 52.

A room attendant at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Kaua’i, she was born in the Philippines on June 19, 1950.

She is survived by her husband: Albert Makishima of ‘Ele’ele, mother: Regina Parnoncillon, sisters: Dory Reason, Lucy Soluta and Elsa Dura all of the Philippines and Sister Viviana, O.P., from Honolulu.

Also surviving are stepsons: Aaron Makishima and Mason Makishima of Honolulu, and brothers: Francisco Parnoncillon and Fernando Parnoncillon both of the Philippines.

Viewing will be on Tuesday, March 18, from 6-9 p.m. with services at 8 p.m. with Father Keahi celebration.

Services are pending in Honolulu following services on Kaua’i. Burial will take place in Mililani Cemetery on O’ahu. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary

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