Obituaries for April 26
Brendan Sean Gypkhaim Charlie, 21, of Volcano died April 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hawaii, he was a student. Friends may call from 4-5 p.m. Monday at the Native American Center, Jungle King Road, Pole 12, in Fern Forest, Glenwood. Funeral service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by mother, Thunderfoot of Volcano; father, Pat Charlie of Oahu; paternal grandmother, Barbara Charlie of Vancouver, Canada; maternal grandmother, Barbara Miles of Oklahoma; hanai brother, Stephen “Bearraven” Fields of Volcano. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Daisy Waiau Garso, 74, of Hilo died April 18 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Kona, she was a former hostess with Intercontinental Hotel. Visitation from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Prayer service at 11 a.m. Burial at 1:30 p.m. at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by sons, William Garso Jr. and John (Claudia) Garso, both of Maui; daughters, Desiree (Abraham) Park of Maui, Penni-Lynn (Calvin) Board of Tennessee, Thelma (Keneke) Garso-Pacheco of Maui and Lezlie (Jeremy) Padaken of Hilo; brothers, Van Alan (Brenda) Paio of Idaho and Matthew (Teresa) Paio of Honolulu; sister, Margaret “Sweetheart” Colon of Hilo; sister-in-law, Norma Paio of Honolulu; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Online condolences may be made at www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Rochelle Minnie Borero Harris, 55, of Hilo died March 31 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a bartender and waitress at Keawe Diner and Lopaka’s Bar. She also worked at Langer Perfume Factory on Oahu and drove the minivan for LT Company. Friends may call from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by mother, Vivian Borero of Hilo; daughter, Sherell (Christian) Reis of Keaau; sons, Justin (Cindy) Mason of Ocean View and Ocean (Pulama) Borero-Gorloff of Honolulu; hanai son, Byron Smith, Jr. of Keaau; hanai daughters, Sara Gorloff of Oregon, Shana Rae Daguro of Oahu and Michelle Kurtz of Keaau; brothers, Byron (Donna Mae) Smith, Sr. of Hilo, Alexander (Diane) Borero, Jr. of Mountain View and Allan Smith of Maui; sisters, Deolinda Borero of Nevada, Diane Smith of New York, Lynn Iwalani Smith of Hilo, Maraiah (Armstrong) Yamamoto of Hawaiian Beaches, Luana Smith of Asia, and Elizabeth Andrew of Palmdale, Calif.; companion, Cassius Gorloff of Keaau; grandchildren, Jada Wagner-Mason, Jaden Wagner-Mason, Trystan Soto-Reis and Kelston Gorloff; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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