Obituaries for February 6
Lisa Mae Lynne Pang, 51, of Pahoa died Jan. 26 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. Funeral service will be held Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Visitation at 10 a.m. Service at 11 a.m. Survived by mother, Harriet (Harry) Chavaria Muntz of Hilo; daughters, Helena (Roy Tolentino) Pang of Puna, Alicia (Cavin Campbell) Pang of Hilo and Clarissa (Thomas Aiu-Horie) Pang of Hilo; 12 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Kathleen Ann O’Leary, 56, of Glenwood died Dec. 31 in Kenai, Alaska. Born in California, she was a former employee of Hawaii Volcano’s National Park and a certified nurse’s aide. Celebration of life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at Wailoa State Park Pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by sister, Margie (Steven) Anderson of Kenai, Alaska; nieces, Autumn (Justin) Cramer of Anchorage, Alaska, Amber (Travis) Every of Anchorage, Alaska, and Angie (Brandon) Cramer of Anchorage, Alaska; nephew, Shane Anderson of Kenai, Alaska.
Eleanor Kanoa Noel, 79, of McLeansboro, Ill., died Jan. 31 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center. Born in Puna, she was a retired corporal with the U.S. Marine Corps, manager at K-Mart in Chicago and a graduate of Laupahoehoe High School. Funeral services with military honors were held at Mound City Cemetery in McLeansboro, Ill. Survived by husband, Robert Noel of McLeansboro, Ill.; son, Robert Noel of Oxnard, Calif.; daughters, Leona (Mark) Whiting-Novack of South Elgin, Ill., Darlene (Gary) Hammann of Peyton, Colo., Donna (Timothy) Johnson of McLeanboro, Ill., Lynnetta (David) Fleck of Union, Ill.; brothers, Albert Canoa of Hilo, William (Dorothy) Kanoa of Lawton, Okla., Lawrence (Elizabeth) Kanoa, and Charles (Shirley) Kanoa of Hilo; sisters, Beatrice DeLa Cruz of Honolulu, Mildred (George) Yamanouchi of Honolulu, Jeanne (Larry) Nases of Ookala, Carol (Robert) Oshiro of Hilo, Florence Fukui of Papaaloa, and Joyce (Mariano) Alfiler of Papaaloa; 10 grandchildren, nine grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Louise Narcise Ayala, 99, of Honolulu died Jan. 25 at Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hamakua. Memorial services to be announced.. Survived by her sons, Robert R. (Puanani) Channels Sr. of Honolulu and James Snow of the mainland; 13 grandchildren; 53 great grandchildren; 32 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Darrell Maurice Hill, 71, of Waimea died Saturday. Born in Hillsboro, Ill., he was an Army veteran and artist. He moved to Kailua-Kona in 1996. Services at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Juvenaly Mission Church, Kailua-Kona. Graveside services to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. See www.stjuvenaly.org for map. Survived by wife, Patricia Hill; daughters, Amee (Matthew) Cooper of Palo Alto, Calif.; Erin (Michael) McCullough of Del Mar, Calif.; brother, Carlos (Sandi) Hill of Breese, Ill., and two grandchildren.Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Kimberly Wilda Lani Parker, 56, of Waimea died Jan. 26 at the North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a self employed Realtor and a member of Christ Church Episcopal. Private services will be held. Survived by daughter, Ann (Huxley) Reeves of Waikoloa; son, Aaron Hill of California; brother, P.D. (Yvonne) Parker of Kailua-Kona; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Edward “Waldo” Martinez, 89, of Keaau died Jan. 29 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired manager for the former Hawaii Armor Oil Company, an ASE Mechanic for the former HT&T, and a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation from 8:30-10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass at 10:30 a.m.. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by, daughters, Dolores (Chucky, Sr.) Oliveira of Keaau, Loretta (Leonard, Sr.) Naboa of Kona, Corianne Remeliik of North Carolina, Ella Lopez of Hilo, Cornelia Christoph of Oregon and Tanya Christoph of Pahoa; son, Ronald Christoph of Puna; brothers, George Martins of Hilo, Ronald Martinez of Hilo and Dennis Martinez of Honolulu; sisters, Margie Donato of Puna and Alice Vares of Honolulu; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Barbara Jane Kananiopua Souza, 73, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 28 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was an administrator at Kamehemeha Schools. She was a member of Daughters of Hawaii and various community committees. Friends may call at noon Saturday at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona for a memorial service. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daughters of Hawaii. Survived by husband, Max Souza of Kailua-Kona; sons, Brad Lee (Koko) Cupp of Oahu and Donald (Sarita) Cupp of Kailua-Kona; four grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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