John David William Davenport, 44, of Captain Cook died Jan. 3 at home. Born in Montclair, N.J., he was in food service at Choice Mart. Services and scattering of ashes at a later date. Monetary donations to Ashley Davenport at P.O. Box 725, Captain Cook, HI. 96704 or Hospice of Kona. Survived by wife, Ashley Davenport of Captain Cook; son, David Hughes of Chico, Calif.; daughter, Julianna Hughes of Chico, Calif.; mother, Donna (Terry) Stickel of Volcano; paternal grandparents, David and Mary Batson of Budd Lake, N.J.; father-in-law, Jeff Anderson of Ocean View; mother-in-law, Kelly Anderson of Kona Palisades; sisters-in-law, Richelle Anderson and Emily Anderson of Kailua-Kona; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Edward Ireland, 44, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Captain Cook, died Jan. 5. Born in El Paso, Texas, he was a former plumbers’ assistant for the state of Hawaii and coffee farm caretaker. Memorial Mass 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in St. Louis. Survived by mother, Martha Ireland; sisters, Melisswa Ireland and Jamie Rimer; brother, Eric Aeschbach. Arrangements by American Mortuary & Cremation, St. Louis.
Frances Loando La Marco, 83, of Holualoa died Dec. 31 at home. Born in Kohala, she was a retired cook for the former Kona Surf resort. Visitation 8-9 a.m. today at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church (Painted Church), Honaunau. Mass at 9 a.m. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Survived by sons, William La Marco Jr. of Maui, Ronald La Marco and Bruce La Marco of Holualoa, Michael (Dawn) La Marco of Honaunau; hanai daughter, Kathy Carvalho of Ocean View; brothers, August Loando of Captain Cook, Gilbert (Marilyn) Loando of Kalaoa and Robert (Loreen) Loando of Kailua-Kona; 13 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
William Harris Larsen, 62, Paauilo died Dec. 22 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Myers Flat, Calif., he was a general contractor and owner of Malibu Woodwrights. Private services. Survived by his wife, Carrie Forbes of Paauilo; stepson, William Scheafer of Las Vegas; stepdaughter, Christina (Peni) La‘u of Kailua-Kona. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Richelle “Cissy” Devin Romero, 52, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 21 at home. Born in Jersey City, N.J., she was a homemaker. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Mauna Ziona Church in Kalaoa. Service at 10:00 a.m. Celebration of life reception to follow at Kailua View Estates Pavilion. Casual attire; lei and flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Juan Romero Jr. of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Uilani (Keola) Amarino, Kimberlee (Wim) Koki and Charlene Hester of Kalaoa; sons, Adrian (Taryn Wagner) Bates, Danric Pascua, Michael Briseno, John (Brandy) Little and Loren (Jodie) Freitas of Kalaoa; brothers, Obed (Jane) Keanaaina of Minnesota, Duane (Gail) Keanaaina of Kalaoa, Bruce (Roz) Pascua of Honolulu, Richard Pascua of Ocean View and Keala (Michaele) Bates of Georgia; sisters, Irene (William) Esco of Mississippi and Deborah Howell of Georgia; 11 grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Ruth Macahilig Teodoro, 68, of Kapaau died Jan. 8. Born in Philippines, she attended Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Annunciation Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Survived by husband, Angel Teodoro of Philippines; son, Paolo Teodoro of Manila; daughters, Rossana Teodoro of Waimea, Anna (Marvin) Suanco and Linna (Bernard) Sison of Manila; brothers, Samuel (Pilar) Macahilig of San Diego, Claro Macahilig Jr., Rodolfo (Glo) Macahilig, Renato (Remy) Macahilig and Noel (Nita) Macahilig of Manila; sisters, Jededia Tumale and Rachel Canlas of Manila; eight grandchildren. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Dora “Toots” Cormack Thevenin, 94, of Puako died Dec. 19 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Ookala, she was a teacher at Honokaa Elementary School; one of her students was former Gov. John Waihee. Services held. Memorial donations to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Rd., Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by her husband, Leon Thevenin of Puako. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Robert John Sherman Jr., 63 of Volcano died Dec. 26 at Pohai Malama Care Center in Hilo. Born in Honolulu. Private scattering of ashes on Oahu. Survived by sisters Leslie Almeida of Kailua, Oahu, and Katherine Erger of Waimea; nieces, nephew and cousins.