Obituaries for December 3
Shayne Tristan Uyeda, 44, of Miami, Fla., and formerly of the Big Island, died Oct. 19 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami. Born in Honolulu, he served in the United States Air Force and was regional manager for Burberry Ltd. Inc. Private services. Survived by partner, Sergio Moreno of Miami; mother, Darolyn Tanigawa of Keaau; sisters, Coreen (Chris) Roddie and Kami Tanigawa, both of Keaau, and Sharian (Jesse) Stacy of Waikoloa; brother, Ricky (Katy) Halualani of Kona; grandparents, Joe (Rose) Calica of Keaau; numerous nieces, nephews, aunta, uncles and cousins.
JoAnn M. Courtney-Suttle, 60, of Kurtistown died Nov. 24 at her home. Born in Honolulu, she was the parish secretary, a religious education coordinator, and an active member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Mountain View. Friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Mountain View; Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No.2. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Ed Suttle; daughters, Martha-Ann (Cory) Aukai, Gabrielle Suttle, Amanda (Chris) O’Farrell; mother, Thelma Chung-Courtney; sister, Lynette (Tom) Noa; brother, Thomas (Renee) Courtney; five grandchildren, a niece, a nephew, and two grandnieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Joseph Akira Ishizaki Ignacio, 87, of Hilo died Nov. 24 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Papaikou, he was the retired proprietor for the former Iggie’s TV, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Kapualani Kumiai. Friends may call from 5-6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; Wake service at 6 p.m. Friends may again call from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo; Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No.2. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Miyoko Ignacio; sons, Gary (Antoinette) Ignacio, Randy Ignacio, Michael (Doreen) Ignacio, Jay (Jacqueline) Ignacio, Mark (Denese) Ignacio, Terry Ignacio; daughter, Jo Ann (Lane) Ishida; sisters, Eleanor Miguel, Emogene Pacheco; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Diosdada “Dading” Mendoza Natividad, 66, of Nanawale Estate, Puna, died Thursday, Nov. 7, at her residence. Born in Luzon, Philippines, she was a proprietress for a papaya farm in Pahoa. Friends may call Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; Visitation from 5-9 p.m.; Funeral service at 6 p.m. An all-night vigil to follow at the family residence in Nanawale Estate, Puna. Casual attire. Graveside service to be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo (Ilima section). She is survived by companion, Danny Bautista of Nanawale Estate, Puna; daughters, Delia (Eddie) Yadao and Divina (Bertram) Duran of Pahoa; Son, Nestor (Lydia) Natividad of Philippines; nine grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Yukio Takeya, 87, of Hilo died Nov. 12 in Japan. Born in Wailea, he was the president of Ala Kai Realty, a retired USPS mail carrier, retired U.S. Army Major and World War II veteran 442nd RCT, and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Hawaii Island Board of Realtors, Hawaii Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hawaii, Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Community Association of Hawaii, Big Island Housing Foundation, Hiroshima Kenjin Kai, and Kumamoto Doshi Kai. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo; Memorial service at 4 p.m. Casual attire, no monetary gifts and no flowers. Survived by son, Edmund (Sun) Takeya of Honolulu; daughter, Leona (Herbert) Chock of Honolulu; brothers, Toshio (Gladys) Takeya of Paauilo, Teruo (Misako) Takeya of San Francisco, Calif., Tom (Sandra) Takeya of Hilo, Herbert (Janet) Takeya of Kalaheo, Kauai, Kenneth (Judy) Takeya of Honolulu, Alan (Donna) Takeya of Hilo; sisters, Gale Takeya and Myrtle (Arnold) Hara, both of Hilo; brother-in-law, Alfred Gima of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Jessie Arita of Honolulu, Elaine Nishimoto of Los Angeles, Calif., Yoshiko Nabara of Hilo; two grandsons, one great-grandson, four step-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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