Obituaries for May 14
Sharon Spilman, 62, of Hilo died March 26 at Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Texas, she was a retired website designer. Inurnment at noon Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Survived by mother, Grace Spilman of Puna; son, Justin Spilman of San Francisco; brother, Micheal Spilman of Arizona; one grandchild. Donations may go to Pohai Malama Care Center. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Ronald Gilmore Walske, 81, of Waimea died May 3 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, he was an investment banker and a U.S. Navy veteran. Friends may call at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ascension Mission, at 69-1789 Puako Beach Drive in Puako, for Mass. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by wife, Joan Walske of Waimea; daughters, Jill Walske and Susie (Randy) Sugarman, both of Los Angeles; sons, Kirk (Max) Walske of Los Angeles and Gregg (Vinnette) Silvers of Texas; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Charlotte Haunani “Nani” Victorino-Davis, 63, of Hilo died Sunday at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired PTA/PTSA vice president with the state Department of Education and a member of the Paukaa Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Friday at Paukaa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Urn committal at noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by daughters, Selena-Ann K. (Melanie J. Manarpaac) Victorino, Marleen Victorino and Amanda-Lee Victorino, each of Hilo; sons, Owen-Lee K. (Mary Jo) Victorino of Hilo and Lopaka-Lee Victorino of Oahu; brothers, Lloyd Kauffman of Hilo and Ernie Cruz, Sr. of Puna; sisters, Cindy L. Ganon of Kaumana, Cherrie-Lynn (Larry-Lynn) Fernandez of Keaau, Lou-Ann (Ral) Tolentino of Keaau and Lea F. (Rilan) Ferreira of Waiakea; mother-in-law, Roselynn Victorino of Kaumana; brother-in-law, Clifford Hose of Hilo; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous hanai children, hanai grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr., is also survived by brother, Judah Ben Hur Racelis, and sister, Aloha Racelis-Carvalho. An obit published May 7 omitted that information.
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