Obituaries for March 9
Irene “Nana” Abalos, 89, of Mountain View died Feb. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honokaa, she was a homemaker. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by husband Gilbert Abalos of Mountain View; daughters Linda Andrade of Puna, Judith (Clayton) Arruda of Kurtistown and Cindy (Paul) Andrade of Mountain View; brother Eugene (Genny) Tavares of Honokaa; sister Marie Benevides of Hilo; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Floyd Edward Bernier-Nachtwey, 72, of Hilo died March 1 at home. Born in Wisconsin, he was a retired graphic designer. Services held. Survived by wife Pauline Bernier-Nachtwey of Hilo; sons O Krs-Krs of Hilo and U Krs-Krs of Hilo; daughter I Trinity Bernier-Nachtwey of Oregon; brother Michael Nachtwey of Minnesota; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Tomiko Fujitake, 90, of Hilo, formerly of Papaikou, died March 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a homemaker and member of Family Christian Center. Visitation 10–11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Family Christian Center, 168 Holomua St. in Hilo. Funeral service at 11. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire; no flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Modesto “Mo” Labisores Jr., 72, of Volcano died March 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kohala, he was a welder for Mutual Welding and Industrial Welding in Honolulu and Isemoto Contracting and Arakaki Mechanical in Hilo, and member of Iron Workers Local 625 and St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Thursday, March 13, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park. Lehua section. Survived by wife Gina Labisores of Volcano; son Owen Labisores of Hilo; daughters Eula (Ray) Caoagdan of Hilo and Melissa Labisores of Volcano; brothers Benjamin (Henrietta) Labisores and Randal (Shirley) Labisores of Honolulu; sister Gloria Jean (Jim) Thompson of Kohala; brothers-in-law Juan (Julia) Pacheco, Tony (Betty) Pacheco and Ernest Pacheco of Hilo, Joseph (Rose) Pacheco of Ninole, Wilfred Pacheco of Hawaiian Acres; sisters-in-law Rose Crivello of Papaikou, Evelyn (Mario) Fernandez and Mildred Pacheco of Hilo, Carol Ah Puck of Papaaloa, Theola Pacheco of Seattle; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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