Obituaries for June 13
Makiko Leon, 76, of Pepeekeo died Sunday at Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. Born in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, she was a housewife and member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. A vigil will last from 9 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday at 1256 Basque Place in Kaumana. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Russell (Linday) Leon, Francis Nangasawa (Riton) Leon, Stephen (Evelyn) Joel and Leonard Leon; daughters, Drusi (Dennis) Callan, Mary (John) Silk, Paula (Carlson) Samuel, Takion (Aliten Anjel) Leon, Maggie Leon, Rose (Glann) Lewis, Meriba (Jesus) Barnachea and Elisa Leon; brothers, Taklur Balos and Emlin Balos; sister, Loretta Balos; 46 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one aunt; one uncle; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sadamitsu Maedo, 97, of Hilo died May 18. Born in Pepeekeo, he retired as a crusher operator for J.W. Glover. Private services held. Survived by sons, Roy (Karen) Maedo of Honolulu and Dennis (Karen) Maedo of Hilo; daughter, Georgeann (Brian) Kanehiro of Berkeley, Calif.; brother, Haruo Maedo of Hilo; sister, Toshiko Shiroma of Hilo; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Megan “Uncle Megs” Elpidio Labrador, 60, of Ainaloa died Saturday at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a commercial fisherman and construction worker. Viewing 10 a.m.-noon June 22 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; funeral service at 12 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Jarrett (Lene) Labrador of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Joshua (Matthew) Labrador of Ainaloa; brother, Leonard (Zola) Labrador of Hawaiian Paradise Park; sisters, Janet Curlee of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Leonida (Kenneth) Kliphon of Connecticut, Felicidad (Angelito) Agcaoili of Kaneohe, Oahu, Shaleen Curlee of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Rosemarie (Lawrence) Pacarro of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Muriel George of Honolulu; three grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Juliet Orevillo (Marion), 73, died June 2. Raised in Pahoa, she was a hula, Tahitian and Maori dancer. Service held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis research at http://pulmonaryfibrosis.org/ways-to-give/donate-now or to the Palliative and Hospice Care organization of your choice. Survived by sisters, Millie Morante, Carmen Fontes, Carol Roque, Norma Acob and Sandi Acob; brothers, Eugene Orevillo, Roger Orevillo, Erne Orevillo, Jeff Acob and Arsenio Acob; husband, Robert Marion; children, Cindy (John) Todd, Sandra Hughes, Edward (Nancy) Campbell and Diane (James) Bruno; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Clarence “Bow” “Cowboy” Andrade Mattos is survived by brothers, Raymond (Jean) Andrade Mattos and William Andrade Mattos. Incorrect last names were provided for the brothers in an obituary published Wednesday.
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