Earl Michael Duarte, 65, of Hilo died July 18 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Honolulu, he was a security guard and U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. Urn committal on Oahu at a later date. Survived by daughters, Michelle Duarte of Keaau, Rochelle (Gregory) Wagner of Hilo and Earllyn (Renfred) Jardine of Kurtistown; sisters, Gwendolyn Hensley of Texas and Penny Geter of New Jersey; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Federico Salvador Rivera, 69, of Kapaau died Aug. 1 at home. Born in Nueva Ecija, Philippines, he was a paniolo and retired ranch maintenance man for Boteilho Enterprises. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial at Valley of the Temples in Kaneohe, Oahu. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Gaudelia Rivera of Kapaau; son, Fernando (Ofelia Pagala) Rivera of Kapaau; daughters, Gemma (Thomas) Lau and Gladis (Bryan) Simpson of Oahu; mother, Florentina Rivera of the Philippines; brother, Aniceto (Estelita) Rivera of the Philippines; sisters, Domingga (Domeng) Dumayag, Fortunata (Nestor) Rotaquio, Erlinda (Fred) Solomon, Josephine (Lamberto) Fernandez and Marlyn (Ronald) Sarmenta of the Philippines; sisters-in-law, Ebeth Rivera and Nora Rivera of the Philippines; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Valley of the Temples.
Dolores “Dolly” Sarme, 76, of Lanai City, Lanai, died Aug. 12 at Straub Hospital in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, she was a loving mother. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at ILWU Hall in Lanai City. Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Lanai City. Burial to follow at Lanai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences at www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by sons, Elias “Boy” Sarme Jr., Wesley Sarme, Terrence Sarme, Wendell Sarme and Reginald “Reggie” Sarme; daughters, Jolaynne “Jojo” Urpanil, Lori Chu, Roxanne Catiel, Corallyne Fialkiewicz, Dana Dombrigues and Yvette Bartle; brothers, George Pasco, Anthony Pasco, Robinson Reyes Sr. and Jonny Reyes; sisters, Fely Reyes Asuncion and Clara Collingwood; 30 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Jean Spear Stene, 83, of Keauhou and San Diego died Aug. 7. Born in Thomaston, Maine, she was a lawyer and U.S. Navy veteran. Private services. Survived by daughter, Elisa (Marjorie Abel) Stene of Keauhou; son, Eric Stene of San Diego; brother, Jack Spear of Cushing, Maine. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Evangeline Utrera, 50, of Kailua-Kona died July 22 at home. Born in Naravacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a stock clerk at Walmart and member of the Catholic Church. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Holualoa for a wake service. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Melvin Utrera of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Erica Utrera of Kailua-Kona; son, Deion Utrera of Kailua-Kona; father, Tomas Cabico of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Rene (Zenaida) Cabico, Jose (Alejandria) Cabico and Arnold (Roxane) Cabico of Waimea, George (Lilibeth) Cabico of Kailua-Kona; uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.