Obituaries for February 26


Chance “CJ”, “Little Chance” Evans Foulk, Jr., 19 months, of Kailua Kona, died Feb. 22 at Kona Community Hospital. Born July 21, 2011 in Kealakekua. Private service. Call 895-8481. Survived by parents, Tasha Kolo and Chance Foulk, Sr.; sisters, Tiare Kolo, Kiele Kolo, Lilia Kolo; brother, Kouaikane Kolo; maternal grandmother, Naomi Camacho-Taniguchi, all of Kailua Kona; maternal grandfather, Nicholas Taniguchi of Waimea, Kauai; paternal grandmother, Mary Foulk of Lakeland, Fla.; paternal grandfather, William Foulk of Kailua Kona; maternal great-grandmother, Barbara Camacho of Kailua Kona; maternal great-grandparents, Nicholas and Nancy Taniguchi of Waimea, Kauai; paternal great-grandparents, Nancy Evans of Lakeland, Fla., Ronald Evans of Colusa, Calif., William and Barbara Foulk of Pueblo, Colo.; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii

William “Bill” “Russian” Henry Muragin, 86, of Hilo, died Feb. 17 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Waikii, Hawaii, he was a retired welder for Hilo Iron Works and a WWII U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. Casual attire. Survived by son, Clifford Muragin; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Joseph F. Souza, Jr., 83, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, died Feb. 12 in Honolulu. Born in Wailuku, he was a Sacristan at Pahoa Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, a retired U.S. Army Sergeant First Class, wartime veteran of WWII and Vietnam, combat veteran of the Korean Conflict and Purple Heart recipient. Viewing 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church, Honolulu; mass at 10 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Kaneohe Veterans Cemetery. Survived by wife, Lorraine (Camacho) Souza of Honolulu; five sons, Charles (Tiare) Souza, John (Suzanne) Souza, both of Hilo, Mark Souza, Paul Souza, and James Souza, all of Honolulu; four daughters, Mary (Greg) Gagne of Potomac Falls, Va., Starlette Bauer of San Diego, Calif., Celeste R. Souza of Waikoloa, Carolyn (Steven) Conner of Gresham, Ore.; sister, Elsie Furtado of Wailuku, Maui; brother, Edward Souza of Makawao, Maui; 29 grandchildren, three hanai grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, four hanai and two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Stephen Edward Thomas, 62, of Ocean View, died Sept. 2, 2012 at home. Born in Spokane, Wash., he was a metal fabricating business owner and former member of San Onofre Surf Club. Celebration of Life 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Lyman’s on Alii Drive. Survived by partner, Lena Szakacs of Ocean View; brother, Rick (Pam) Thomas of Modesto, Calif.; sister, Trish Thomas of Orange County, Calif. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Pedro P. Tayamen, 88, of Naalehu February 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Lapaz, Laoag City, Philippines; he was macadamia nut harvester for Mac Farms of Hawaii, and member of the Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may call Friday at the family residence in Naalehu for an all-night vigil, visitation from 5 p.m. Friends also may call 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church; mass at 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Survived by wife, Rosita Tayamen of Naalehu; daughters, Gloria Tayamen of Honolulu, Tessie (Zander) Gapusan and Nelly Tayamen, both of Naalehu; son, Wayne, Sr. (Marilyn) Tayamen of Naalehu; brother, Prodencio (Helen) Tayamen of Naalehu; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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