Obituaries for May 23


Patrick Pasion Calip, 86, of Mountain View died May 14. Born in the Philippines, he was a retired crusher operator. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Burial at 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park and Cemetery. Survived by sons, Elpidio (Lori) Calip of Mountain View, Warren (Mary) Calip of Pahoa and Clyde Calip of Milolii; daughters, Janice (Ray) Kilgore of Colorado and April Liberato of Pahoa; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Abraham Leone Mahi Jr., 85, of Waimea died May 4 at his daughter’s home in Waikoloa. Born in Kapulena, he was a retired state highways maintenance supervisor, retired U.S. Army sergeant and kahu at Ke Ola Mau Loa Church in Waimea. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Friday, May 30 at the family’s Kuhio Village home, 64-1068 Kamanawa St. in Waimea. Service at 5 p.m. Visitation again 7-8 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the family home. Funeral service at 8 a.m. Burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by daughter, Melissa (Joseph) Lindsey of Waikoloa; son, Mark Mahi of Waimea; brothers, Paul Mahi of Las Vegas and Jacob Mahi of Honolulu; sisters, Dinah Kaikuana and Elizabeth Halualani of Hilo, Phoebe Hopfe of Honolulu, Katherine Mahi of Kailua-Kona; brothers-in-law, Theodore (Kehau) Kamakea of California and Moses Moke of Hilo; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Bertha “Yuki” Yukiko Nakano, 77, of Hilo, died May 20, 2014 at a care home in Hilo. Born Nov. 1, 1936, in Hilo, she was retired from the Hawaii County Department of Finance, a former owner of Chika Nakano Repair Shop, RSVP volunteer, and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Hiroshima Kenjinkai, Kamana Senior Center Chorus, and the Countryline Line Dancing Club and Boots &Denim Country Line Dancing Club. Friends may call from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. No koden (monetary gift). No flowers. Survived by sons, Chris (Lois) Nakano, Brian (Paige) Nakano, both of Hilo; daughter, Sheri (Tim) Christopher of Hilo; sisters, Sumiko (Carl) Takaki of Whittier, Calif., Agnes Tomi Furutani of Waikele, Oahu; brother, George Shigemi Kawamoto of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters-in-law, Miyoko Kawamoto of Lincoln, Calif., Iseko Kawaguchi of Mt. View, Kinue Kanda of Hilo; 7 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Victoria “Vicky” “Sweet Pea” Ann Shuffield, 52, Kailua-Kona, died April 22, 2014 at her residence. Born in Ventura, California on January 31, 1962, she was disabled. Celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. May 24 at Kona Town Tavern, formerly Teru’s in Kailua-Kona. She has no known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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