Obituaries for November 28
Alexander “Alex” Carden Beckley, 80, of Kailua-Kona died Sunday at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired Honolulu County firefighter, a former aircraft mechanic for Lockheed Corp., a fisherman, a outdoorsman and member of Hope Chapel Kailua-Kona. Private services held. Survived by son, Tracy (Roxanne) Beckley of Hilo; daughters, Carlene (Bryan) da Silva of Kealakekua, Cherie-Dee (Robert) Salsedo of Waikoloa and Shellese (Daniel) Guieb of Kailua-Kona; sister, Dian (Eugene) Freitas of Kailua, Oahu; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Carissa Jane Brokaw, 43, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 17 at home. Born in Stamford, Conn., she was a former nanny. Services to be held in Florida. Survived by husband, Steven Brokaw of Kailua-Kona; father, Jeffrey (Josephine) Stone of Bradenton, Fla.; mother, Elizabeth Marietta of Lake Elmo, Minn.; sister, Deborah Sheehan of Pompano Beach, Fla. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Masayuki Ishii, 87, of Honomu died Nov. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired from the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and was a member of the Honomu Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and International Longshore and Warehouse Union Bowling League. Private services held. No flowers. Survived by wife, Yoriko Ishii of Honomu; sons, Brian (Lynn) Ishii of Kailua, Oahu, and Gordon (Pandora) Ishii of Las Vegas; daughter, Roxanne (Reid) Yamamoto of Mililani Mauka; four grandchildren; numerous nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
John Phillip Romanak, 63, of Kailua-Kona, died Nov. 21 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in North Kingstown, R.I., he was the owner of a window cleaning service and a former surfer. Private services to be held. For information, call Rocket Suds at 325-7449. Survived by nephews, Zachary (Brandi) Romanak of Huntington Beach, Calif., Jake (Rachel Littlejohn) Romanak of Kailua-Kona; grand-niece, Mikala Romanak of Huntington Beach, Calif.; grand-nephew, Noah Romanak of Huntington Beach, Calif. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Elizabeth “Dolly” Sayno Toribio, 82, of Papaikou died Nov. 18 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Hilo, she was retired and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Visitation from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by companion, Charles Rodillas of Hilo; daughters, Dolores “Pilialoha” Christensen of California, Patricia (Sam Starnes) Frendo of Waipahu, Oahu, Florence (Darrell) Yoshioka of Hilo, Jasmine (Jiro) Oki of Waimea and Dolly Mae (Randy Yamasaki) Jitchaku of Kurtistown; sons, Florentino “Toby” (Volenda) Toribio, Jr. and Larry Toribio of Hilo; sister, Evelyn Rodrigues of Honolulu; half-sister, Nona Mueller of Kailua-Kona; brother, Raymond (Rose) Rodrigues, Jr. of Hilo; step-brother, Clement Chang of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Rachel Chang, Rose Toribio, Pauline Toribio of Honolulu and Elizabeth Toribio of Hilo; brothers-in-law, Fred Olival and Fabian (Nancy) Toribio of Hilo and Benigno Lagat of Papaikou; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hawaiian Kimeona Tyson Mamone, infant, of Hilo died Nov. 15 at the Kapiolani Medical Center For Women and Children on Oahu. He was born Nov. 5 in Honolulu. Private services to be held. For more information, call 315-9433. Survived by parents, Sergio and Kalei Mamone of Hilo; brothers, Kamuela Mamone, Ricky Mamone and Cameron McKeague, each of Hilo; sisters, Monica-Lynn McKeague and Alyssa McKeague, both of Hilo; paternal grandmothers, Harriet Mamone of Hilo and Addie Miday of Pahoa; maternal grandmother, Gayle Enriquez of Pahoa; maternal grandfather, Simeon Enriquez of Pahoa; maternal great-grandfather, Yukio Yamamoto of Pahoa; numerous aunties, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Shigeru Miyashiro, 77, of Captain Cook died Nov. 13 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in North Kohala, he was a retired custodian and bus driver for Konawaena School, and an Air Force veteran. Private services held. Survived by wife, Tszemei Miyashiro of Captain Cook; sons, Bobby (Regina) Miyashiro of Captain Cook and Dennis (Robyn DeCambra) Miyashiro of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Joyce (William Lee) Miyashiro of Captain Cook; brother, Tsugio Miyashiro of Captain Cook; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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