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  • Posted: Feb 19 2016 - 1:30am

    Clyde Elliot Beaudet, 77, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 17 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Pahala, he was a foreman, cowboy and heavy equipment operator for Hualalai and Huehue ranches and several construction companies, co-founder of Hualalai Archery Club, a member of the Kona and Kahauloa archery clubs and National Field Archery Association, 4-H Club and former member of Kona Mauka Trollers and Kona Iki Trollers. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 20) at Old Kona Airport large pavilion. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Rich (Kathy) Beaudet of Honomalino, Bruce (Audrey) Beaudet of Kalaoa, Kona, and Robin (Sylvia Cambra) Beaudet of Pebble Beach; daughters, Debra Wong Yuen of Waimea and Lorelei (Ryan) Grace of Puukala; brothers, Lynn (Jennifer) Beaudet of Ocean View and David (Thea) Beaudet of Pahoa; sisters, Leilani Beaudet of Kaloko Mauka, Sonja (George) Berdon of Ocean View and Paulette Spencer of Kalaoa, Kona; 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 18 2016 - 1:30am

    James “Jimmy” Correa, 96, of Hilo died Feb. 7 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired recreation leader for the county Department of Parks and Recreation, former county sanitation pump operator, U.S. Army World War II veteran who served in Guadacanal and the Solomon Islands, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo Catholic Youth Organization, Big Island and Orchid Island Umpires associations, Papaikou Senior Citizens and American Legion Posts 3 and 16, and longtime youth and high school baseball coach and baseball and softball umpire who won numerous championships and awards. Coach Correa spent his life with the youth in East Hawaii, with the goal to instill good sportsmanship, citizenship, and fair play through sports. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 24) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 25) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual or aloha attire. Survived by daughters, Ellen (Timothy) Iida, Mary Correa, Chrystine (Patrick) Arbles and Aileen Correa of Hilo; sons, James S. (Adeline) Correa, George Correa, Thomas (Wendy) Correa and Andrew (Robbie Lyn Sato) Correa of Hilo; brother-in-law, Lawrence Matsumura of Colorado; sisters-in-law, Mildred Correa and Sumiko Bento of Hilo, Harue Mukai of Honolulu; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 17 2016 - 1:30am

    Ruben Requimin Caban, 83, of Papaikou died Feb. 1 at home. Born in Cagayan, the Philippines, he was a retired feed mill worker in the Philippines and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 18) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Urn services and committal at a later date in the Philippines. Survived by wife, Cresencia Molina Caban of Papaikou; sons, Gerico (Susan) Caban, Ruben (Aurea) Caban and Cirilo (Marjorie) Caban of Hilo, Reynante (Amy) Caban of Missisauga, Ontario, Canada, and Edwin (Gina) Caban of the Philippines; daughters, Melani Caban and Madelyn (Tim) Trinidan of Hilo; 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 16 2016 - 1:30am

    Lorena Mae Figueroa, 85, of Kurtistown died Feb. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Oklahoma, she was a homemaker and member of Glad Tidings Church. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Monday (Feb. 22) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Sylvia Seddon of Kurtistown; sons, Tim (Charlene) Collins of Concord, Calif., and Larry (Rose) Collins of Oakmulgee, Okla.; hanai son, Shannon Hassard of Kurtistown; stepsons, Raymond Figueroa Jr., Abraham Figueroa and August Figueroa; stepdaughter, Marsha; 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 15 2016 - 1:30am

    Nellie Jane Carvalho, 83, of Honokaa died Feb. 1 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Kalopa, she was a homemaker and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa, Hawaiian Quilting Club and Portuguese Heritage Club of Hamakua. Private services at a later date. Survived by husband, George A. Carvalho of Honokaa; sons, Bradley (Jocelyn) Carvalho and Carter S. (Leina) Carvalho of Waimea; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 14 2016 - 1:31am

    Agnes “Aggie” Branco Bello, 88, of Hilo died Feb. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Laupahoehoe Point, she was a baker at Honokaa School and homemaker, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Portuguese Cultural Club, founding member of Reed’s Bay Golf Club and member of several golf clubs. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Luncheon to follow at Carvalho Park pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Wendell (Netta) Branco of Honokaa, Paul (Melody Parker) Bello of Hilo, Moe (Stephanie) Bello of Keaau and Guy Bello of Hilo; daughter-in-law, Valerie Bello of Hilo; brother, Edwin (Bonnie) Castillo of Honokaa; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 13 2016 - 1:30am

    William M. Bolger, 60, of Hilo died Jan. 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Washington, he was a retired registered nurse for a nursing home. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by brothers, Robert (Lara) Bolger and Charles (Karen) Bolger of Washington; sisters, Katy (Ralph) Voorhis of Keaau, Maureen McDowell of Ohio and Colleen (Terry) Anson of Omaha; two nieces and two nephews; cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 12 2016 - 1:30am

    Benjamin “Ben” Tagama Borromeo, 45, of Waikoloa died Jan. 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Solsona, the Philippines, he was a houseman at Hilton Waikoloa Village and member of Annunciation Catholic Church. All-night vigil 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at his home, 68-1093 Kioula Place, Waikoloa. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, May Borromeo of Waikoloa; son, Jeremiah Borromeo of Waikoloa; parents, Aveline and Apolinario Borromeo of Kapaau; brothers, Marcial (Porfiria) Borromeo of London, Aurelio (Everly) Borromeo and Pedro (Lisa) Borromeo of Honolulu; sisters, Nathy (Remy) Ventura of Kapaau and Narcisa Borromeo of Waikoloa; mother-in-law, Cecilia Agustin of Waikoloa; brothers-in-law, Arnold (Lanie) Agustin, Glenn (Gilda) Agustin, Marc Anthony Agustin and Ceasar Agustin of the Philippines; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 10 2016 - 1:31am

    Vernon “Peanut” Tadashi Fujioka, 68, of Hilo died Jan. 31 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired carpenter and member of Piihonua Kumiai. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by son, Dean (Sandy) Fujioka of Hilo; sisters, Judy (Steve) Nitura of Las Vegas, Geri (Nate) Hering and Renee (Gary) Miyasato of Honolulu; brother, Sean Fujioka of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 9 2016 - 1:31am

    Anthony Gutierres, 65, of Honokaa died Jan. 3 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Kohala, he was a custodian for Hawaii Preparatory Academy and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 8:30-9:45 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 13) at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Urn burial at a later date. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Selene C. Gutierres and Misty (Jared Akasaki) Gutierres of Honolulu, Amber (Arthur Jones) Gutierres of California; sons, Anthony Gutierres Jr. and Justin Gutierres of Honolulu; brothers, Kelven (Paticia) Gutierres of Bardstown, Ky., and Gilbert (Faye) Gutierres of Kohala; sisters, Cynthia (Eugene) Amar, Rosemary (Jeffery) Yamamoto and Priscilla (Ralph) Galan of Kohala, in-laws, Jamie Sanchez, Benjamin Sanchez, Wally Sanchez, Richard (Bonnie) Sanchez, Ivan Fernandez, Gloria Sanchez, Carmen Sanchez and Patricia Sanchez; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 7 2016 - 1:30am

    William P. “Willy” “Grandpa” Benevides Sr., 91, of Hilo died Jan. 16 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a retired Hawaii Tribune-Herald press operator, worked for Mana Transportation and Amfac, and was a U.S. Army World WW II veteran and member of Waiakea Kumiai, St. Joseph Catholic Church and Big Island Portuguese Cultural Club. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 11) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday (Feb. 12) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcomed. Burial at 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by daughter, Marilyn Kamakawiwo‘ole of Waimea; sons, Billy (Lei Wise) Benevides of Hilo and David (Kim Kainoa) Benevides of Waimea; brother, Anthony Benevides of Hilo; sister, Fanny (Richard) Gouveia of Kona; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 6 2016 - 1:30am

    Gladys Keauililani Farias, 84, of San Lorenzo, Calif., died Jan. 6. Born in Hilo, she was a food operations manager for Oakland Zoo. Celebration of life service 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at Waiwaiole Hale, 59-412 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu. Aloha attire. Survived by daughters, Christine K. (Duwayne) Waipa, Fannie K. (Robert) Amantiad and Gladys M. (Thomas) Jelf; sons, Tyrone K. (Luana) Farias and Peter Henry K. Farias (Denise Kaheiki-Farias); 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

  • Posted: Feb 5 2016 - 1:31am

    Terry Hanako Hamamoto, 95, of Honolulu, formerly of South Hilo, died Jan. 26 in Honolulu. Born in South Hilo, she was a retired supervisor for the state Identification Bureau. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe, Oahu. Celebration of life service at 6 p.m. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Survived by daughters, Pamela Matsuda, Donna H. (Mark) Teramae and Cheryl Hagio; sisters, Betty Nagata and Doris Uehara; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 4 2016 - 1:31am

    William Richard Cliff, 75, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 26 in Tahiti. Born in Aurora, Ill., he was a commercial airline pilot, U.S. Navy veteran, member of Rotary Club of Kona Mauka and Kona Hospital Management Board and enjoyed traveling, food and wine. Private services and a celebration of life at a later date. No flowers. Donations to Family Support Hawaii, familysupporthawaii.org or Rotary Club of Kona Mauka, P.O. Box 1544, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by partner, Gabriella Cooper of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Margaret Parks of Laguna Hills, Calif., and Jennifer (Lance) Levake of Turlock, Calif.; sons, Christopher (Kathryn) Peele of Austin, Texas, and Michael Peele of Holualoa; mother, Angelyn Cliff of Carol Stream, Ill,; sisters, Charlene Cliff of Oak Park, Ill., and Angela (Michael Turgeon) Cliff of St. Charles, Ill.; six grandchildren; one niece and one nephew. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 3 2016 - 1:30am

    Lukas Kamali Agliam-Lodivero, infant boy, of Hilo was stillborn Jan. 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Services pending. Survived by parents, Randy Lodivero and Melissa Agliam of Hilo; hanai brother, Lucky Agliam of Hilo; paternal grandparents, Domingo and Natividad Lodivero of Naalehu; maternal grandparents, Allen (Carol Kirihara) Agliam of Hilo, Lani Agliam of Hilo; maternal great-grandparents, Nina Agliam of Pepeekeo, Howard Waltjen of Hilo; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.