Obituaries for February 16
Lapaz Tabudlo Camero, 86, of Kapaau died Jan. 29 at home. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she retired as housekeeper at Sheraton Waikiki. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi for visitation. Friends may also call at 8 a.m. Saturday at the church for a 10 a.m. Mass. Burial to follow in the Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Jesus (Leilani) Camero of Honolulu, Carlos (Norma) Camero of Waimea and Donardo (Elma) Camero of Kapaau; daughters, Florida (Jose) Ballio of Waimea, Rosario (James) Knight of England, Anatacia (Elvie) Maduli of England and Genoveva Camero of Los Angeles; brothers, Teofilo Tabudlo of Philippines and Bernardino (Leticia) Tabudlo of Honolulu; sisters, Damasa (Marcellino) Querubin of Pepeekeo, Corazon Arquero of Honolulu, Manuela Campbell of Canada and Milagros (Ulysis) Custodio of Waimea; 17 granchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
David Thomas DeRego, 85, of Honokaa died Feb. 11 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Waianae, Oahu, and raised in Honokaa, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for Hamakua Sugar Company and also a member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Friends may call on Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa, Visitation from 8-10 a.m. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by wife, Roseline DeRego of Honokaa; sons, Leslie (Dora) DeRego, Gary (Yvonne) DeRego and Jeffrey (Olinda) DeRego, all of Honokaa; daughter, Lisa (Alvin) Rodrigues of Paauilo; sisters, Nancy DeRego and Irene Rosa, both of Honolulu, and Carol (Bobby) Carvalho of Honokaa; brothers, William Doherty of Honolulu and Jim Doherty of Seattle, Washington; sisters in-law, Katherine (Albert) Braga of Hilo and Elsie Cypriano of Honokaa; brother in-law, Eugene (Betty) Cypriano of Honokaa; 12 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
George Stanley Henshaw, 90, Waikoloa died Feb. 9 at home. Born in London, England he was a mechanical engineer for TRICO, an oil well equipment production company. Private services will be held. Survived by son, Justin (Bonnie) Henshaw of Waikoloa; and two granddaughters. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary
James Philip “Dr. Phil” McLaren, 72, of Waikoloa died Feb. 12. Born in Los Angeles, he was a professor of biology and was a member of the Scotts Charitable Society and the Clan MacLaren Society of North America. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday at Waikoloa Community Church. Survived by wife, Lynne McLaren of Waikoloa; daughters, Reilly (Chris Guardino) McLaren of Beverly Hills, Calif., Merry (Jeff) Smith and Lark Ellen McLaren, both of Quincy, Mass.; hanai daughter, Linda Hoover of Waimea; brother, David (Faye) McLaren of McDonough, Ga.; and three grandchildren. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory &Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Mamo Jean Peltier Pomroy Otineru, 69, of Hilo died Feb. 9 in Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a travel coordinator for Unity House Inc. in Honolulu and was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Friends may call on Friday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation from 8:30-10 a.m. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei are welcome. Survived by sons, Henry “Skosh” Kind Pomroy III and Spencer Kawaiho‘ola “Poco” (Darrilynn) Pomroy of Hilo; daughter, Jamesie “Serena” Kumaikalani (Clyde) Pomroy of Hilo; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Napua Peltier of Oahu; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Blanche W. Pakele, 85, of Trabuco Canyon, Calif., and formerly of Honomu died Jan. 22 in Trabuco Canyon. Born in Honomu, she was a nurse and enjoyed dancing hula and singing. Memorial mass will be held on the mainland. Survived by son, Gary (Marilyn) of Reno, Nev.; daughters, Pamela Crawford (Gregory) of Lancaster, Calif., and Cara Heitmann (Garry) of Trabuco Canyon, Calif.; son, Peter of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Miyoko Quitoriano, 79, of Hilo died Jan. 20, on Oahu.Brn in Pahala, she was a housewife. Visitation will be Saturday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo from 10-11 a.m.; memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Casual attire requested. Survived by son, Dale (Lorraine) Quitoriano of Honolulu; daughter, Toni Ann Quitoriano of Hilo; sisters, Hisako Yoshimura of Pahala and Helene Paff of Volcano; brother-in-law, Gilbert (Ruth) Quitoriano of Lahaina, Maui; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one aunt, numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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