Obituaries for September 1


Glenn Douglas Cornick, 67, of Hilo died Thursday at home. Born in England, he was a founding member and bass player for Jethro Tull, founder of the band Endangered Species, and was involved in the local musical scene. Celebration of life to be held. Survived by spouse, Brigitte Martinez-Cornick of Hilo; sons, Alex Cornick of Hilo and Drew Cornick of Fullerton, Calif.; daughter, Molly Matilda Martinez of San Pedro, Calif.; one cousin. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.

Yoshiko Narikiyo, 95, of Hilo and formerly of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died Aug. 11 at the Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Honohina, she was a founding member of the Kaunakakai Baptist Church. Private service held. Survived by sons, Clifford Narikiyo of Los Angeles, Yoshito (Valerie) Narikiyo of Honolulu and Steven (Gwenne) Narikiyo of Hilo; daughters, Janet (Jim) Linardos of Seattle and Coleen Narikiyo of Kaunakakai, Molokai; son-in-law, Harry Yamanaka of Hilo; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Nuuanu Mortuary.

Keith Gordon Kunimura, 66, of Hilo died Aug. 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a carpenter and Meadow Gold Dairies processor. Friends may call from 4-5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by wife, Andrea Kunimura of Hilo; son, Garrett (Ashley) Kunimura of Honolulu; daughters, Kris (Carlos) Ilarraza of Hilo and Erika (Mark) Tanimoto of Honolulu; mother, Jean Kunimura of Kona; sister, Jessica (Wilfred) Yamasawa of Kona; brother, Jon Kunimura of Kona; four grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Marilyn Lines Coday, 87, of Waimea died Aug. 25 at home. Born in Springfield, Mo., she was a retired public school teacher and librarian. Private family services held. Survived by daughter, Michaela L. (William Thomas) Aiona of Waimea; sons, Michael H. (Marylea) Coday of Chehalis, Wash., and Mark L. (Tina) Coday of McQueeney, Texas; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Stephen “Steve” Thomas French, 51, of Hilo died Aug. 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Arcadia, Calif., he was a truck driver for Suisan, a U.S. Air Force veteran, and member of Family Christian Center in Hilo. Visitation from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary chapel; funeral service at 5 p.m. Graveside committal service at noon Monday, Sept. 8, at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. Survived by wife, Lolly (Adeline) French of Hilo; father, Thomas French of Hilo; brothers, Ken French of Texas and Doug (Steve Nordwick) French of California; two aunts; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Michael M. Rodrigues, 69, of Keaau and formerly of Kailua, Oahu, died Aug. 27 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired United Airlines flight attendant and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Keaau Ward). Private services. Survived by wife, Lawrene Rodrigues of Keaau; son, Ron (Corrina U‘i) Rodrigues of Kapoho; daughter, Tammy (George) Kekauoha of Keaau; sister, Elsie Alice Yangson of Honolulu; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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