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Obituaries for September 7

Delbert Yin Kiu Ching Sr., 90, of Hilo died Aug. 24 at home. Born in Niulii, Kohala, he was a retired county fire inspector, retired U.S. Army and Hawaii National Guard officer and veteran of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. Private services held. Survived by wife, ReginaMarie “Regi” Ching; sons, Guy (Marvi) Ching, Delbert “PWee” Y.K. Ching Jr.; daughter, Cheryl-Ann Ching; brother, Philip Ching; sisters, Yin Clendenen, Lan Yin ”Lani” Inouye, Nyuk Lan “Nyukie” Ching and Carol Manning; brothers-in-law, Greg (Teresa) Jarrabet and Chris (Shaena) Jarrabet; sisters-in-law, Brenda Ching, Janine Rogelstad and Judy (Allen) Robertson; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Judy Ann Dove, 73, of Mountain View died Sept. 1 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born on Maui. Visitation 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday (Sept. 11) at Living Waters Assembly Of God Church in Hilo. Memorial service at 5:30 p.m. Fellowship to follow. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughter, Freida Pavao of Keaau; hanai daughter, Alizé Blas of Maine; hanai son, Stanley Blas of Keaau; sisters, Toni Carvalho of Mountain View and Helen (Alvin) Baptist of Kawaihae; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Martin Christopher Eisgruber, 62, of Hilo died Aug. 28 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., he was a self-employed electrician. Private services. Survived by wife, Cheri Eisgruber of Hilo; son, Christopher Eisgruber of Albany, N.Y.; daughter, Melissa Eisgruber of Hilo; brother, Rupert (Judy) Eisgruber of New Baltimore, N.Y.; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Charles Burton Legg III, 66, of Waikoloa died Aug. 19 at Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Catskill, N.Y., he was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for EM Rivera &Sons and U.S. Army veteran. Private service to be held. Condolences to: Blossom Legg, P.O. Box 56, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745 (call 825-2840). Survived by wife, Blossom Legg of Waikoloa; daughter, Courtney (Scott) Kellman of Clayton, N.C.; son, Charles (Kristi) Legg IV of Fayetteville, Ga.; brother, Paul Legg of Kailua-Kona; sister, Cathy Legg of Pahoa; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Felisa “Celiang” Saculles Rosana, 80, of Keaau died Aug. 18 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in San Felipe, Binalonan, Pangasinan, the Philippines, she was retired from Diamond Head Papaya Co. and was a Catholic. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 12) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 13) at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Mariano Abellera Rosana of Keaau; daughters, Remedios (Celso) Gani of Keaau and Evangeline (Bert) Galinato of San Jose, Calif.; sons, Joselito (Teresa) Rosana of Keaau and Dionisio (Lalena) Rosana of Medford, Ore.; brother, Rogelio Saculles of the Philippines; sister-in-law, Roberta Llino of Keaau; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Arthur Talaro, 77, of Pioneertown, Calif., formerly of Honokaa and Honolulu, died July 23 in Pioneertown. Born in Haina, he was a retired professor in the Life Sciences Department at Pasadena City College, author of biology and microbiology manuals and textbooks, woodworker and computer illustrator. Memorial services and celebration of life Oct. 6-7 in Honokaa. Call Norma at 503-984-2460 for more information. Survived by daughter, Nicole Talaro; former wife, Kathy Park Talaro; brothers, George (Kiyoe) Talaro, Peter (Jean) Talaro and Stanley (Vangie) Talaro; sisters, Cari Rufo, Norma (Walter) Blomberg and Stella (Rick) Meinzer; nieces and nephews.

Joel (Katherine) Himalaya, son of the late Antonina “Toni” Himalaya, lives in Hilo. An incorrect name and hometown was submitted for an obituary published Wednesday.

Services for the late Ken Kenichi Shigeoka, already held, were private. And a flag appeared in error in his obituary published Wednesday. He was not a U.S. military veteran. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

 

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