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  • Posted: Apr 8 2016 - 1:30am

    Carol Ann Hisayo Bowen, 72, of Hilo died Feb. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a teller for the former First International Savings and Loan and member of Kinoole Baptist Church. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, Willie (Melody) Nishi of Honolulu; caregiver/cousin, George Nishi of Hilo; one aunt, one niece, one nephew and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Apr 7 2016 - 1:31am

    Julie Ann Iguchi, 62, of Pearl City, Oahu, died April 1 in Kealakekua. Born in Honolulu, she was a supplies supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Services held. Survived by parents, Haruyoshi and Lily Iguchi of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Jenny (Dain) Ushiroda and Patti (Mark) Aoki of Kealakekua; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Apr 6 2016 - 1:30am

    Karen Snare, 72, of Mountain View died March 19 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Pittsville, Mass. Private services. Survived by husband, Harold Snare of Mountain View; daughters, Penny (Cameron) Fox of Keaau and Julie (James) Garvin of Hilo; son, Michael Hescock of Mountain View; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Apr 4 2016 - 1:30am

    Dr. Paki Myers, 72, of Ocean View died March 8 at Kona Community Hospital in Kealakekua. Born in New York City, she was a private practice physician. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Hale Halawai, on Alii Drive near Hualalai Road. Local style potluck. Flowers for decorating to arrive by 10 a.m. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Zan Myers of Ocean View; daughter, Maya Myers of Ocean View; brother, Steven (Audrey) Salzburg of California; sisters, Diana Salzburg of New York, Joanie Salzburg of Connecticut and Katia Salzburg of California; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Apr 3 2016 - 1:30am

    Emily Luis Quinajon, 12, of Hilo died March 30 at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. Born in Hilo, she was a student at Waiakea Intermediate School. Vigils 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday (April 6) and Thursday (April 7) at family home, 657 Mala‘e Place. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday (April 8) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Ricky and Evelyn Quinajon of Hilo; brother, Eric Quinajon of Hilo; sister, Raelyn Quinajon of Hilo; paternal grandmother, Consolacion (Edward) Requelman of Hilo; maternal grandparents, Petronilo and Felomena “Lina” Luis of Hilo; paternal great-grandmother, Victoria Asistin of the Philippines; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Apr 2 2016 - 1:30am

    George “Barry” Auten, 73, of Waikoloa died March 26 at his residence. Born in Phoenix, he was a retired crew chief with Manheim Hawaii and previously was director of sales for DMX Music, a commercial sales representative with Cox Communications and a branch manager in sales for Hughes Caliban Corp., all in Las Vegas. Private Celebration of life planned. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96738. Survived by wife, Jane Auten of Waikoloa; son, Ben (Elizabeth) Auten of Las Vegas; daughter, Jordan Auten of Los Angeles; brother, Grady (Libby) Auten of Phoenix; stepdaughter, Crystal (Gavin) Sebastian of Waimea; three grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii

  • Posted: Apr 1 2016 - 1:30am

    Charldyn H. Aina, 74, of Kainaliu died March 5 at Hospice of Kona Nakamaru Hale. Born in Kealakekua, she was a former secretary at Central Kona Union Church and retired secretary and member of Lanakila Congregational Church, member of Phi Beta Kappa Society and former member of the Kona Choral Society. Visitation 8-9 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Lanakila Congregational Church in Kainaliu. Memorial service at 9 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sister, Geraldine (Ralph) Nishiyama of Kainaliu; one niece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Mar 31 2016 - 1:30am

    Gaylord “Duke” Ervan Albright, 76, of Kailua-Kona died March 21. Born in Hutchinson, Kan., he was a high school teacher and counselor, and general contractor. Celebration of life at Pauoa Beach this summer. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Nancy; son, Aaron (Trina) Albright of Kihei, Maui; daughter, Kristen (Gregory) Hill of Huntington Beach, Calif.; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Mar 30 2016 - 1:30am

    Dorothy Ann Ignacio, 75, of Millersburg, Ohio, and formerly of Hilo, died March 18 at Majora Lane Nursing Home in Millersburg. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and sewing and was active in the Amish community and The Community Bible Church. Celebration of life service April 23 in Killbuck, Ohio. Survived by sons, Jeff (Sylvia) Coleman of Weiden, Germany, Blaine Marsh of Turtle Rock, Ore., and James Wade of San Francisco; daughters, Lisa Willis of Killbuck, Mary Taylor Little of Vallejo, Calif., and Nikol Leslie of Hilo, dear friend, Shirley Dalton of Killbuck; 14 grandchildren and two great-granddaughters; several nieces and nephews.

  • Posted: Mar 29 2016 - 1:30am

    William Leroy Dulaney, 86, of Hilo died March 18 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was a retired construction worker, member of Victory Chapel in Hilo and U.S. Marine Corps. veteran. No known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Mar 27 2016 - 1:30am

    Henry C. “Hank” Castro Sr., 91, of Hilo died March 23 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Paauhau, he was a retired truck driver for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., owner of Hank’s Taxi and an avid bowler. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Wednesday (March 30) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Henry Castro Jr. and Randolph (Leenal) Castro of Hilo; daughters, Colleen (Bob) Pestano, Laverne (John) Werner of Wisconsin and Gwen (Adam) Quinories of Keaau; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Mar 26 2016 - 1:31am

    Thomas “Tom” Gerard Ferrara, 57, of Waimea died March 20 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a skilled painter, outdoorsman and member of Mana Christian Ohana Church. Visitation 5:30-6 p.m. Wednesday (March 30) at Mana Christian Ohana Church in Waimea. Service at 6 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Condolences to the family at P.O. Box 1392, Kamuela, HI 96743. Oahu service at 6 p.m. Thursday (March 31) at Kailua Assembly of God Church, 669 Iliaina St., Kailua, Oahu, near Kalaheo High School. Survived by companion, Beverly Suguitan of Waimea; father, Joseph Ferrara of Mililani, Oahu; sister, Tina (Matt) Pearson of Oregon; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Mar 25 2016 - 1:30am

    Ronald Mariano Agrigado, 69, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, died March 18 at Kuakini Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he owned a carpentry construction company and was a U.S Army veteran who loved to fish, dive, hunt, cook, and build. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Monday (March 28) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Service at 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Honolulu visitation 8-10 a.m. Sunday, April 10, at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauna Kea Chapel. Memorial Service at 10 a.m. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu at a later date. Survived by daughters, Cheryl (Luke) Octavio and Rachelle Agrigado of Hilo; sons, Ryan Agrigado and Jason Kim of Oahu; brother, Dennis Agrigado of Hilo; mother of his two daughters and son Ryan, Paula Agrigado of Hilo; son-in-law, Baba Lancaster of Hilo; daughter-in-law, Christy Ramos of Maui; sister-in-law, Penny Agrigado of Hilo; 10 grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Mar 24 2016 - 1:31am

    Ricky Lee Ferreira Sr., 53, of Waiohinu died Feb. 29. Born in Hawaii, he was a painter and business owner. Celebration of life 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday (March 26) at Whittington Beach Park. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Shari Ferreira; sons, Ricky (Leandrea) Ferreira Jr. of Laupahoehoe, Antonia Ferreira of Oregon; daughters, Lokelani Lastimosa, Tiffany Lastimosa and Ashley Ferreira (Nano Perreira-Yurong), all of Kailua-Kona; stepsons, Nathanael Lindsey and William Lindsey of Waiohinu; stepdaughters, Lehua Lindsey of Kailua-Kona, Chantel Velez of Pahala and Rosanne Lindsey of Waiohinu; brother, Abel Ferreira Jr. of Las Vegas; sister, Wanda Ferreira of Las Vegas; five grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Mar 23 2016 - 1:31am

    Dr. Marvin Edgar Royce, 92, of Holualoa died March 18. Born in Wilkinsburg, Pa., he was a retired physician and veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday (March 26) at Kona Coast Nazarene, 74-5100 Palani Road in Kailua-Kona. Private burial. Online condolences: Survived by his wife, Margaret Royce of Kailua-Kona; sons, Mark Royce of Golden, Colo., Robert (Kerrie) Royce of Mystic, Conn., David (Roxie) Royce of Captain Cook and Craig (Cheryl) Christian of California; daughters, Lisa (Dean) Weinberger of Milwaukee and Claudia (Jack Kerr) Christian of Kailua-Kona; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.