Obituaries for January 8
Priscilla “Honey Girl” Leimomi Hocson, 64, of Hilo died Dec. 27 at her home. Born in Hilo, she was a senior nutrition program coordinator for the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, a newspaper carrier for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and member of the Waiakea Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Friends may call from 5:30-9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Friends may again call from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No.2. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Mason (Shannon) Hocson, Francois (Glenneen Erece) Hocson, William (Lokelani) Hocson, Turner Hocson, all of Hilo; daughters, Niralyn (Kevin Nichols) Hocson, April (Jordan Kamaka Naihe) Hocson, Tina (Joston) Kekaualua, all of Hilo; daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Albo of El Paso, Texas; step-mother, Thelma Salom Domingo of Keaau; mother-in-law, Beatrice Hocson of Hilo; brothers, Cornelio (Janet) Albo, Nathan (Valerie) Albo, Carlos (Bernadette) Navor, Vicente (Margaret) Navor, Roberto Navor, Rudolpho Navor, Joel Salom Albo; sisters, DeannaAnn Navor, Rosalinda (Jerry) Pavao, Maryann Navor; 15 grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, uncles, and aunts. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Diane Sue Tomac-Campogan, 60, of Kealakekua died Dec. 31 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Cheboygan, Mich., she was a chef and owner of Nasturtium Cafe. Celebration of life from noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Kona Old Airport Beach Pavilion #1. Family requests casual attire to be worn and flowers be omitted. Survived by husband, Daryl Serain of Kealakekua; sons, Ryan (Lyn) Campogan of Waikoloa, Zachary Campogan of Kealakekua; parents, Bill and Jessie Tomac of Cheboygan, Mich.; sisters, Karen (Ed) Newman of Grand Rapids, Mich., Carol Tomac of Detroit, Mich.; brothers, David (Tammy) Tomac of Cheboygan, Mich., Gary Tomac of Kailua-Kona, Todd Tomac of Grand Rapids, Mich.; two grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Karen “Keala” Wong, 47, of Hilo died Thursday, Dec. 19, at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu. Born in Hilo, she was a receptionist for Dr. Frederick Nitta, and a member of the Catholic Church and Big Island Baseball. Visitation from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; Service at 2 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Kaha Wong of Hilo; sons, Kolten Wong of Hilo and Kean Wong of Hilo; daughter, Kiani Wong of Hilo; mother and step-father, Susan Maluo-DeVera and Victor DeVera of Hilo; step-mother, Greycelyn Maluo of Hilo; sisters, Terry-lynn Larson of Hilo and Lindy Maluo of Honolulu, Oahu; brothers, Elijah “Poncho” (Karen) Maluo III of Honolulu, Oahu, Scott Maluo of Hilo and Aaron Maluo of Honolulu, Oahu; mother-in-law, Roberta Wong of Hilo; aunts, Carol Kekela of Hilo and Carolyn Won of Honolulu, Oahu; special friend, Dr. Frederick Nitta of Hilo; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo Branch.
Joe Joseph Frank Lorenzo Jr.’s obituary in the Monday, Jan. 6, edition contained an error. Among his survivors are daughters Petra Ann Laffee of Algrove, Calif., and Denise Simms of Chicago, Ill. Also, services at Dodo Mortuary Chapel planned for Thursday have been canceled. There will be a graveside service on Friday, Jan. 10, at 9 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.
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