Obituaries for July 29
Regina “Gina” Marie Callo Ebanies, 58, of Hilo died July 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired supervisor for Waiakea Elementary School Cafeteria and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at 11 a.m. at Alae Cemetery. Survived by daughters, Tabitha (Angel) Ortega of Temple, Texas, Shannon Ebanies of Honolulu, Cherly (John Salas, Jr.) Ebanies of San Antonio and Renee Ebanies of Hilo; son, Travis (Jazarei Murphy) Ebanies of Hilo; parents, Ambrosio and Rose Marie Callo of Hilo; sisters, Lourdette “Ludy” (James) Ontiveros of Waimea and Rochelle (Guy) Masutani of Hawaii Kai, Oahu; brothers, Gerard (Toni Ann Quitoriano) Callo of Hilo and Gregory (Jonette) Callo of Honolulu; 10 grandchildren; three aunts; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Richard Makio Hirae, 83, of Hilo died July 1 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Mountain View, he was retired owner of the former Hirae Painting Services, member of New Hope East Hawaii and a U.S. Marine Corps Korean War veteran. Services held. Survived by wife, Corliss Hirae of Hilo; sons, Jason Hirae and Kendall Hirae of Hilo, Rory Dean Hirae of Keaau; daughters, Carolee (David) Okano of Hilo and Lorna (John Reese) Hirae-Reese of San Diego; brother, Royden (Sharon) Hirae of Honolulu; sisters, Aileen (Maurice) Iha and Katy (George) Shon of Kailua, Oahu; brother-in-law, Robert Okamura of Kailua, Oahu; 10 grandchildren and one great granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ronald Noa, 66, of Waimea died July 15 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired chef for the Mauna Kea Beach and Hilton Waikoloa hotels, wrestling coach and volunteer football coach at Honokaa High School, and U.S. Navy veteran. Visitation 2-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at Kuhio Hale, Hawaiian Homes Hall in Waimea. Celebration of Life 2:30-4 p.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by son, Kaulana (Hana) Noa of Kahului, Maui; daughters, Elizabeth (Anthony) Carvalho of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Veronica (Marcus) Atkins of Beaverton, Ore., and Deborah (Andy) Lange of Waimea; brother, Henry (Keolani) Noa of Kuliouou, Oahu; sisters, Suzanne (Eddie) Labenia of Kailua, Oahu, Joanne (Wade) Jones of Makiki, Oahu, and Rhoda Martin of Waimanalo, Oahu; 12 grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Albert Torres Perry Sr., 80, of Hilo died July 17 at home. Born in Kapaau, he was a retired superintendent at Oahu Country Club in Nuuanu. No services. Survived by wife, Shirley Ann Sarajina Perry of Hilo; sons, Albert T. Perry Jr. and Jonathan (Shantel) L. Perry of Honolulu; daughters, Corinne Perry Clement and Leigh’Ann (Peter) Perry Pruski of Honolulu; stepdaughter, Iwalani (Chris) Grim of California; stepsons, Ramsey Tumacder of Oklahoma and Robin Tumacder of Maui; brothers, Andrew (Dale) Perry of Arizona, Daniel (Carmen) Perry of Ocean View, Louie (Bertha) Perry and Richard Perry of Washington; sister, Julia (Jerry) Badua of Hilo; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The late Fusayo Matsuyama is survived by, among others, daughters Corliss Yamaki and Sandra (Lloyd) Nishida of Hilo. Their hometown was inadvertently omitted in an obituary published Monday.
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