Obituaries for April 6
Jerry Paul Arnold Jr., 54, of Hilo died March 27. He was born in Illinois. Private services. Survived by father, Jerry Paul Arnold Sr.; son, Jeremy Scott Arnold of New Hampshire; daughter, Angela C. Arnold of Oregon; brother, John Arnold of Illinois; sister, Karen (Gary) Romano of Illinois; one grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Mariano “Pancho” Reclusado Burcena Jr., 61, of Kailua-Kona died March 26 in Ocean View. Born in Keaau, he was a mason in the BAC Local 1 and previously worked for Isemoto Contracting. Visitation at 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home in Hilo. Funeral service at 11 a.m. No flowers. Survived by mother Julita, (Rudy Sr.) Silan of San Diego; sons, Chastin Burcena, Kekai (Joanne Maltezo) Burcena and Kemakana Burcena of Kailua-Kona, Mario (Christy Pagala) Burcena III of Kurtistown; daughters, Dana Burcena (Joey) DeCosta of Las Vegas, Marissa Burcena of Pahoa, Christina (Eddie Kuahiwinui) Burcena of Ocean View and Anissa Burcena of Kailua-Kona; hanai daughter Jenawae (Joshua) Pacatang of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Rudolf Silan of San Diego, Marvin Burcena and Keneth Burcena of Honolulu; sisters, Patricia Amina of Kailua-Kona, Jessica Baskett of San Diego, Carol Otake of Washington and Maria Kristine Burcena of Washington; 17 grandchilren; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunties, uncles. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Emilio Martin Diego, 99, of Hilo died March 22 at home. Born in the Philippines, he was a retired business owner. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow. Survived by wife, Dolores Diego of Hilo; son, Derrik (Christine) Diego of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Ellena Young of Honolulu; sister-in-law Florence Diego of Pahoa: six grandchildren, great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Ramona Manuel “Nana” Julian, 79, of Pahoa died March 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a homemaker and member of Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Pahoa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by husband, Cayetano Julian of Pahoa; daughters, Anita (Crescencio) Rambayon of Hilo, Florencia (Rodolfo) Labuguen of Maui and Blesida Julian of Pahoa; sons, Jerry (Leonora) Julian of Pahoa and Vincent (Rosalyn) Julian of Maui; brothers-in-law, Mauro Julian and Marcos Julian of Pahoa; sisters-in-law, Florentina Vicente of Philippines, Placida Felipe of Oahu and Veronica Pagala of Keaau; seven grandchildren; cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Paul Wayne Richard, formerly known as Frederick Frank Stadler, 69, of Keaau, died April 3 at Pohai Malama Care Home. Born in Milwaukee, he was a musician and artist and U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran. Visitation 11:30 a.m.-noon Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Graveside committal service and burial at noon. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Kimberly (Andrew) Arakawa of Hilo; son, Paul August Wesell of California; brother, Walter Weis of Wisconsin; sister, Erla Lanke of Wisconsin; one grandson. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Survivors of Thomas Kaiawe include, among others, 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. That information was not included in an obituary published Friday.
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