Obituaries for August 2
Sumie Wada Kon, 88, of Hilo died July 25 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hana, Maui, she was a retired teacher at McKinley High School on Oahu. Private services to be held followed with burial at Homelani Memorial Park Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by son, Robert Kon of Hilo; daughter, Barbara Kon of Hilo; brother, Mamoru (Chic) Wada; one grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Richard Thomas Webb, 94, of Hilo died July 29 at his home. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in chemical engineering, served in the U.S. Army as a captain, worked as an engineer for C. Brewer, and formed his own consulting firm. Private family services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Richard Thomas Webb to Hospice of Hilo or the Salvation Army. Survived by wife, Jane Linn Webb of Hilo; daughters, Linda (Dennis) Howard of Eugene, Ore., Martha (Lawrence) Costa of Kurtisown; sons, Mark (Marina) Mattice of Volcano, Dale (Zoe) Mattice of Kailua, Oahu and David (Fia) Mattice of Volcano; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Edward G. Carpio, 57, of Kohala died July 16 at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, Calif. Born in the Philippines, he worked as a semi-truck driver in Delano, Calif. Friends may call Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation from 8-10 a.m.; Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at the Hawi County Cemetery (Kahei). Survived by wife, Nancy Agbayani Carpio of Delano, Calif.; son, Eddie (Rowena) Carpio of Kohala; daughter, Heather (Andy Evangelista) of Milipitas, Calif.; three grandchildren, Kiele Carpio, Marcus Evangelista and Memphis Carpio; parents, Casimiro and Emma Carpio of Kohala; sisters, Lucy Rositano of California, Leila Kehoe of Oregon and Cathy Carpio of Kohala; brothers, Albert Carpio of Texas and Jose Carpio of Waimea. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Betsy Maile Flowers’ burial at Alae Cemetery will occur at 2 p.m. Saturday. Flowers are welcome. This information was not included in an obit published Wednesday.
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