Obituaries for February 13
Tyson “Tys” Kainoa Moani Lincoln, 30, Hawi died Jan. 20 at the Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was an electrician for West Hawaii Electric, played football for Konawaena High School as well as soccer and volleyball for Kohala High School, enjoyed fishing, hunting and surfing. Friends may call at 9 a.m. Saturday at Keokea Beach Park Pavilion in North Kohala. Celebration of life will commence at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow. The family requests casual attire and flowers are welcome. Survived by mother, Rocklyn (James) Ku of Hawi; father, Andrew (Charmaine) Lincoln of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Mandie-Hone (Dom Acorda) Ku of Hawi, Taylor-Maikai Ku of Hawi, Ashely-Malia Kiyonaga of Kailua-Kona, Shea-Kanani Lincoln of Kealakekua, Andi-Aulike (David Dukevares) Lincoln of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Dillon-Kahiau Ku of Hawi, Andrew-Haaheo Lincoln of Kealakekua, Drew-Pilipaa Lincoln and Seth-Kaulana Lincoln of Kailua-Kona, Polu-Lincoln of Hawi; maternal grandmother, Estelle Francisco of Hawi; paternal grandfather, George Lincoln of Kailua-Kona; paternal grandmother, Mary Abril-Bentley of Las Vegas; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, one nephew and two nieces. For more information call (808)987-9247. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hatsuko Kishaba, 95, died Feb. 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hakalau, she was a retired store clerk for the former Papaaloa Community Store and member of Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission. Private services held. No koden. No flowers. Survived by daughters, Linda (Dennis) Voss of Neenah, Wis., Lena Kishaba of Red Wing, Minn., and Annette Iwahashi of Hilo; three grandchildren; two great-grandsons; sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Masako Roller, 92, died Feb. 6. She was born in Hilo. Private services were held. No flowers. No koden. Survived by brothers, Roy y. Nakamoto and Robert (Yonsuk) Nakamoto, both of Honolulu; sister, Evelyn (Kenneth) Kubo of Hilo; sister-in-law Michiko Nakamoto; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Bradley K. Silva, 54, died Feb. 4 at his home in Keaau. Born in Hilo, he was a retired park caretaker for Hawaii County. Friends may call Monday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Visitation from 5-9 p.m. Wake service at 6 p.m. Friends may call again on Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation from 8-10 a.m. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Section). Survived by mother, Janet G. Silva of Keaau; brothers, Jeffery (Rochelle) Silva and Bruce (Jennifer) Silva of Keaau, and Mark (Davieanna Mercado) Silva of Mountain View; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jimmy “By Golly Jimmy” Lee Smith, 79, died Feb. 3 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Medford, Ore., he was retired and a veteran of the Korean Conflict. Celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Sunday. at Mahukona Beach Park. Survived by many friends. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Magno Lira Tablit, 72, died Feb. 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in the Philippines, he was a seedcutter for the former Hamakua Sugar Plantation and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Friends may call Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Visitation from -11 a.m. Prayer service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcomed. Burial at Alae Cemetery. Survived by wife, Rosalina Tablit of Hilo; son, Nelson (Candace) Tablit of Pahoa; daughter, Charisma (Bernard) Makanui Jr. of Hilo; brother, Gregorio (Lilian) Tablit of Waimea; three grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ethel Paiva-Tanner, 85, died Jan. 12 in Detroit. She was born in Papaikou. Services held. Survived by daughters, Claire (Nicholas) Kovacs, Wendy (Robert) Ruth and Karen (Paul) Tanner; sons, Ray Tanner, Joseph (Sondra) Tanner and Brian Tanner; brothers, Charles Paiva of Hilo and Joseph Paiva of Papaikou; sisters, Betty Holly of Nevada, Violet Bonnell and Rose Banaay, both of Washington, and Janet Simeno of California; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.
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