Obituaries for Aug. 31


Dr. Chalmers Ken Hamasaki, 75, of Hilo, died Aug. 20 at The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu. Born in Laupahoehoe, he was an ear, nose and throat physician and served as a U.S. Air Force navigator in the Vietnam War. Survived by wife, Elaine E. Hamasaki; two brothers, Roland Hamasaki and Ernest Hamakasi; three sisters, Dahlia Hamada, Ruby Shintani and Thelma Yasuhara. Private services. No koden. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Angelita “Angel” Satomba, 61, of Hilo, died Sunday at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was an administrative assistant and accounting clerk for Jennifer L. Gossert, CPA, and member of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association. Friends may call 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Robert Satomba of Hilo; three daughters, Robynne (Ace) Loughmiller of Hilo, Ronelle (Radford) DeMotta of Honomu and Roxanne (Chelson Mattos) Satomba of Hilo; mother, Theresa Partridge of Hilo; five brothers, Paulino “Ramon” Villanueva of Louisiana, Gerald “Jerry” (Carmen) Asuncion of Hilo, George (Isabel) Asuncion of Pahoa, Rodney (Tina Morita) Asuncion of Ainaloa and Bernard (Aileen) Asuncion of Papaikou; three sisters, Frances (Dennis) Arakaki of Hilo, Lorraine (Boni) Celoza of Kailua, Oahu, and Priscilla Mandaloniz of Pahoa; sister-in-law, Herberta Asuncion of Keaau; six grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Emma Cordeiro Teves, 86, of Kailua-Kona, died Aug. 22 at home. Born in Kalopa, she was a homemaker. Private service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96745. Survived by a daughter, Linda Ruddle of Kailua-Kona; a sister, Violet Correia of Honokaa; two sisters-in-law, Mabel Bugado of Honokaa and Mae Jean Cordeiro of Kalopa; a grandson, a granddaughter, a great-grandson, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

 

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