Obituaries for March 16
Petra “Etrang” Camero Cabatu, 100, of Pepeekeo died March 7 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippine, she was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Friday, March 21 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Saturday, March 22 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass at 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Burial at Mauna Kea Memorial Park on Kaieie Homestead Road in Papaikou. Survived by daughters, Virginia (Ramon) Pajo and Rae Cabatu of Pepeekeo, Natalia (Andy) Abad of Oahu, Cecelia Cardines of Pahoa; sons, Bernardino (Julia) Cabatu of Oahu, Jaime (Sharon) Cabatu of Pepeekeo and Elson (Liana Boyce) Cabatu of Hawaiian Paradise Park; 29 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren; grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Shuji Fujimoto, 80, of Ninole died Feb. 28 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Kealakekua, he was a retired sugar cane planter and member of the Honohina Hongwanji Mission. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by stepmother, Chikako Fujimoto of Honolulu; brothers, Osamu Fujimoto and Tetsuo (Elizabeth) Fujimoto of Hilo, Sadao Fujimoto and Ken Fujimoto of Ninole, Takao (Lorene) Fujimoto of Honolulu; sister, Kiyomi Nakamura of Hilo; stepsister, Donna Fujimoto of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Jitsuo Ishimoto of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Russell David Kalani Kuamoo, 59, of Hilo died March 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a former welder and machinist. Celebration of life noon Saturday, March 22 at Puhi Bay in Keaukaha. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Beni-Jo Kuamoo of Hilo; daughters, Mitzi (Alfred) Kuamoo and Ramzi (Donovan) Kuamoo of Hilo; sons, Roland (Annie) Aliiloa Kuamoo, Myles (Loke) Kuamoo and Huaka Kuamoo of Hilo; brother, Darrell Kuamoo of Hilo; sister, Mapu (Willoughby) Abraham of Hilo; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Fabian Toribio, 76, of Hilo died Feb. 27 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Onomea, he was a retired U.S. Air force technical sergeant. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 22 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Service and celebration of life at 11 a.m. with military honors to follow. Casual attire. Burial at noon Tuesday, March 25 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by wife, Nancy K. Toribio of Hilo; daughter, Nancy T. Tabandera of Hilo; son, Jon Jon Toribio of Japan; stepsons, Jack (Connie) Vanderhoff Jr. of Hilo, Jeffrey Vanderhoff of California, Mark Vanderhoff (Dawn Lague) of Michigan and Timothy (Elvira) Vanderhoff of Alaska; brothers-in-law, James L. (Deborah) Sanders of Michigan and Benigno Lagat of Papaikou; sisters-in-law, Pauline Toribio and Rose (Isidro) Toribio of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Rose (Ebero) Toribio of Papaikou and Elizabeth Toribio of Hilo; three grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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