Obituaries for July 2
Marcelino “Celine” H. Altura, 84, of Honokaa, died June 24 at home. Born in Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a cover seed tractor operator for the Honokaa Sugar Company and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Friday, July 5 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa; wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may call again 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa; Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at the Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by wife, Trinidad Yadao Altura of Honokaa; sons, Reynaldo (Amanda) Altura of California and Ronald Altura of Honokaa; five grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Fusano Harai, 101, of Kailua-Kona died June 28 at home. Born in Napoopoo, she was a retired coffee farmer and member of Daifukuji Soto Mission and Kinuwai Kumi, a grower of orchids and roses, a commercial fisherwoman and well-known knitter. Friends may call at 10 a.m. July 5 at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo; service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Myles (Margaret) Harai of California, Stanley Harai and Albert Harai of Kailua-Kona, Herbert (Kazuko) Harai of Mililani, Oahu; brothers, Hideo (Gail) Maruyama of Capt. Cook, Teruo (Mae) Maruyama of Honolulu; sister, Yaeko Hanaoka of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Sachiko Harai of Kealakekua, Fusae Maruyama of Volcano; brother-in-law, Eddie Hironaga of Honolulu; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Reiko (Kanda) Nakaoka, 88, of Hilo, died at the Life Care Center of Kona on June 27. Born in Hilo, she was a retired salesperson for American Family Life Assurance Co. (AFLAC). Friends may call 11 a.m. to noon Sunday at Dodo Mortuary chapel; service at noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by daughters, Lynn Brune of Cary, Ill., and Pam (Alton) Kajikawa of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Takayoshi Kanda of Hilo, Tokuo (Sawako) Kanda of Japan and Eiichi (Sue) Kanda of Huntington Beach, Calif.; sisters, Carole Fuyuko Funada of Hilo, Jean Yachiyo (Silvester) Kaulia of Kaimuki, Oahu, and Miriam (Allan) Buck of Lakewood, Calif.; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sadiri “Cesar” P. Padrigo, 52, of Naalehu, died June 23 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines, he was a landscaper and a member of Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may call 5-6 p.m. Thursday at the family residence in Naalehu for an All Night-Vigil; Rosary at 6. Friends may call 8-10 a.m. Friday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Survived by wife, Geraldine Padrigo of San Diego, Calif.; daughters, Princess Padrigo and Alyssamae Padrigo, both of San Diego, Calif., Kristina Padrigo and Bea Padrigo, both of Hawaii; sons, Leonson Padrigo of San Diego, Calif., and Joven Padrigo of Hawaii; father, Rafael Padrigo of San Diego, Calif.; brothers, Darlito Padrigo and Marlo Padrigo, both of Hawaii, Edmar Padrigo of San Diego, Calif.; sisters, Princisita Miranda and Presnida Ibay, both of San Diego, Calif.; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a granddaughter. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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