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Obituaries for Aug. 19

Charlene Fay Andresen, 55, of Pahoa died July 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Oregon, she was a waitress. Celebration of life will 1 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Survived by sons, Joshua Michael Baughman and Justin Lee Baughman; mother, Theresa L. Baughman; sisters, Diane K. Myers and LaDonna Privratsky. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James Francis Gregory, 90, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 14 at home. Born in Chicago, he was a retired real estate broker, a decorated U.S. Army war hero in World War II Battle of the Bulge, recipient of two Silver Stars, two Purple Hearts and Bronze Stars. Graveside service and burial with military honors 9 a.m. Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Survived by wife, Joyce Gregory of Kailua-Kona; sons, Jeffrey Gregory of Stuart, Fla., J. Douglas Gregory of Hilo, Stuart Gregory of Mountain View, and Craig Schade of Heber City, Utah; daughter, Wendy Hewlett of Maui; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one niece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Clarence “Spida” “Boy” Noa Kahele, 69, of Hilo died July 27 at Hilo Medical Center. H was born in Hilo. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Lance (Maricris Velasco) Kahele and Jason (Janice Tabuyo) Kahele of Keaau; sisters, Stella Kahele, Gladys Eva DeCoito and Diane Kahele of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Priscilla “Dolly” Kahele and Theresa “Momi” Kahele of Hilo; brother-in-law, Joseph Cho of Hilo; former spouse, Terry Saito of Pahala; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Murray A. Pratt, 89, of Papaikou died August 3 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Crawfordsville, Ark., he was a former minister and member of the Wainaku and Marshallese congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses and U.S. Army veteran during World War II and Korean and Vietnam wars. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Saturday at Wainaku Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 455 Kulana Rd., Paukaa. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by children, Judy Pratt and Auffa Pratt of Brooklyn, N.Y., Alexander Pratt of Hammond, Ind., Christopher Pratt of Papaikou and Jonathan Pratt of Tacoma, Wash.; brother, Roy (Beverly) Pratt of Gary, Ind.; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Thomas Luis Segovia Sr., 78, of Waimea died July 27 at the family home in Enchanted Lakes, Kailua, Oahu. Born in Kakaako, Oahu, he was a retired heavy equipment operator and welder. Celebration of life noon Sunday at Honokohau Harbor Clubhouse Pavilion, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Patricia “Lani” Segovia; sons, Thomas (Nina) Segovia Jr., Harold (Kaniu) Segovia, Timmy (Therisa) Segovia and Rocky (Willie) Lominario; daughters, Hazy Adames, Roberta (Darrell) Aguiar, Selma Wana and Christine (Richard Salinas) Lominario; hanai daughter, Matty (Wayne) Cazimero; brother, Fred Segovia; sisters, Barbara DeCambra and Emily Segobia; 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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