Obituaries for August 18
Angelina “Kay” Acoba, 94, of Hilo, formerly of Pepeekeo, died Aug. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines; she was a seamstress, retired clerk for the former Pay Less department store and member of Pepeekeo Filipino Association and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass at 10 a.m.. Aloha attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by sons, Leonard (Thelma) Acoba and Patrick (Estrella) Acoba of Honolulu; daughters, Paula (David) Chuck of Hilo and Claudia (Wayne) Palea of Kent, Wash.; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Patrick Wayne Agcalon, 36, of Glenwood, died Aug. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Fred and June Agcalon of Glenwood; brother, Derek Agcalon of Glenwood; sisters, Laura Agcalon of Glenwood, Sonia Agcalon and Robyn Agcalon of Hilo; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Kathleen “Kate” Mary Chuter, 72, of Hilo died Aug. 9 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. Born in London, England, she was a former student at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Private services. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by husband, Timothy Chuter of Hilo; son, David Crossman of Luton, England; sister, Marie (Al) Longworth of Brentwood, England. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Lawrence B. Denis, 90, of Hilo died Aug. 15. Born in California, he was a retired supervisor for Honolulu Board of Water Supply and a member of Young Men’s Institute (YMI). Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Survived by wife, Agnes Denis of Hilo; son, Lawrence (Carol) Denis Jr. of Hilo; daughter, Cynthia Pregana of Hilo; daughter-in-law Carol Reis; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Vicenta Marguerite “Margie” Miyamoto, 78, of Hilo, formerly of Pepeekeo, died Aug. 15 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired waitress for the former Paramount Grill and Sumida’s Restaurant and member of Hilo Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Wendy (Jimmy) Simpson of Nebraska, Janel (Jeff) De Castro and Cindy Morgado of Hilo, Raelene (Greg) Santos of Papaikou, Lynn (Normann) Petersen of Pepeekeo; brother, Dionisio (Kris) Agbayani Jr. of California; sisters, Leonora Shigemi, Carlina (Wendell) Castro and Sue Ha‘o of Hilo; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Thang Quoc Nguyen, 57, of Pepeekeo died Aug. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Vietnam, he was a ginger and potato farmer. No services. Survived by, wife, Thuy Nguyen of Pepeekeo; daughter, Thu Nguyen of Texas; sons, Dung Nguyen and Tuong Nguyen of Hawaii, Tuan Nguyen of Texas and Trieu Nguyen of Vietnam. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Chiso Tatsutani, 72, of Pepeekeo died Aug. 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hakalau, he was a retired carpenter for L.M. Builders. Services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, Lionel (Elaine) Tatsutani of Kona; sisters, Jane (Satoshi) Ota of Hilo and Jean Tatsutani of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Thelma Tatsutani and Leatrice Tatsutani of Hilo; stepson, Phillip Johnson of Texas; stepdaughters, Sue Johnson, Elaine Brinkman, Linda Johnson and Rebecca (James) Trump of Oregon, Lynn (Jon) Bozek of Mississippi; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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