Obituaries for Aug. 13
Marva Joy Bennett, 89, of Hilo died Aug. 7 at home. Born in Ferron, Utah, she was a member of the Imperial Second Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Funeral services in Salt Lake City. Survived by sons, Charles Everett (Rhonda) Bennett, Jr. of Longs, S.C., Mark Zwahlen (Kelly) Bennett of Sandy, Utah, Gary Lambert (Sandra) Bennett and James Hyrum (Frank) Bennett of Salt Lake City, Vern Leroy (Billie Jo) Bennett of American Fork, Utah, and David Lewis (Kristi Kea) Bennett of Hilo; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Independent Funeral Service, Salt Lake City.
Cisto Hondonero, 86, of Waimea, died June 15 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Ka‘u, he retired from Ka’u Agribusiness and was a World War II veteran. Services 9 a.m. on Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God Church. Burial with military honors to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Online condolences at woolseymortuary.com. Survived by wife, Vivian Jane Hondonero of Waimea; brother, Phillip (Loretta) Barro of Naalehu; sister, Carmen (Moses) Pestano of Oahu; daughters, Cheryl Hondonero Fujihara of Ka‘u and Ralnamarie Hondonero of Arizona; sons, Cisto Hondonero Martines of Hilo, Brian S. Hondonero and Stanford (Tanya) Hondonero of Ka’u; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.
Rosalynn Kuuipo Keanu-Jardine, 32, of Hilo died Aug. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a cook and cashier for Blane’s and Verna’s drive-ins. Private services. Survived by husband, Albert W. Jardine Jr. of Hilo; sons, Roemello S. Abadilla and Blake Rapoza of Hilo; daughters, Kihane Rapoza and Kanani Rapoza of Hilo; father, Richard Awa of Hilo; sister, Tammy (Michael) Dacey of Hilo; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Juan Lampitoc, 97, of Honokaa died July 31 at Hale Hoola Hamakua. Born in the Philippines, he was a retired farmer for Trans Pacific Nursery. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual Attire; no flowers. Survived by daughter Rosebella (Pepito) Tabucbuc of Waimea; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
Eleanor Marion McCoy, 97, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 8 at home. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., she was a retired interior decorator and a U.S. Navy veteran during World War II. Private services. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by sons, Mike (Angelina) McCoy of Kailua-Kona and Shawn (Romaine) McCoy of Los Angeles; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Beverly Jeanne Rains, 89, of Hilo died July 25 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Los Angeles, she was a retired television commercial producer and director. Memorial services at a later date in Los Angeles. Survived by son, Loren R. Avedon of Pahoa; one granddaughter. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Burial for Joseph “Joe” Lawrence De Costa Jr. is at noon Friday at Homelani Memorial Park and Cemetery. That info was omitted on an obituary published Tuesday.
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