Obituaries for July 28


Isabella Yee Moy Tong Javier, 97, of Hilo died July 21 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Lahaina, Maui, she was a homemaker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Memorial donations to St. Joseph School or St. Joseph Church. Survived by daughter, Lisa (Russell Kaneko) Javier of Hilo; sisters, Elsie Bow of Honolulu and Agnes Tong of Fleetwood, Pa.; brother, Clarence (Betty) Tong of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Minnie Tong of San Bernardino, Calif.; brother-in-law, David Calles Sr. of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mary Ann Lariosa, 79, of Pahoa died July 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Omaha, Neb., she was a retired chef. Private services; flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Marcello Lariosa Sr. of Pahoa; daughter, Machelle Lariosa of Las Vegas; son, Marcello Lariosa Jr. of Oakland, Calif.; one grandson and one granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Fusayo Matsuyama, 97, of Hilo died July 8 in Hilo. Born in Paauilo, she owned the former Hawaii Bargain Store and was a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Kyodan, Buddhist Women’s Association, and Houselots Family and Community Education Club. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Memorial donations to Hawaii Island Adult Care, 34 Rainbow Dr., Hilo, HI 96720, or Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave., Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by daughters, Corliss Yamaki and Sandra (Lloyd) Nishida, Faith (Leslie) Kanda of Pearl City, Oahu; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Joseph Hall McCleskey, 72, of Honokaa died July 17 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Hutchinson, Kan., he was a nuclear engineer working and project manager for PICHTR at OTEC facility in Kailua-Kona, Misty Acres coffee farm owner and trustee chair for Honokaa United Methodist Church. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa United Methodist Church, 45-3525 Mamane St. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Sandy McCleskey of Honokaa; one aunt; cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Zane Udell Northam, 86, of Papaikou died July 6 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Garner, Texas, he was a retired federal worker, pilot, Army-Air Force veteran and member of National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2166, Hawaii Island Shrine Club-Hilo, Aloha Temple-Honolulu and American Legion Post 139. Urn committal at a later date. Survived by wife, Aloha L. Northam of Papaikou; daughters, Zana Uilani Anderson of Layton, Utah, and Valerie Lei Kitchen of Salt Lake City; brother, Elmer (Mary Jane) Northam of Texas; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jensen Isamu Teruya, 61, of Keaau died July 22 at Hilo. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired finish carpenter for Nakamoto Concrete and Ivan Mochida Contracting. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Carol Kekaualua of Keaau; daughter, Amanda Teruya of Hilo; hanai daughter, Genesis (Jacob) Kekaualua of Honolulu; hanai sons, Darcy-Dan Kekaualua of Hilo and Alana (Teryn) Kekaualua of Keaau; mother, Emiko Yonesaki of Honolulu; sisters, Midori Yonesaki of Kihei, Maui, Naomi Riley of Mountain Home, Ark., and Mari Yonesaki of Honolulu; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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