Obituaries for July 23
Doreen Joyce Johnson, 68, of Hilo died July 12 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired gift shop manager for Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel and graduate of St. Joseph’s High School in Hilo. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, July 27 at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church, 326 Desha Ave. in Keaukaha. Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Private urn committal at a later date. Survived by son, Jason (Carol Malina) Johnson of Hilo; sisters, Marlene (Pio) Miprano and Charlene Medeiros of Hilo; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and an uncle. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Howard Keith Salmo, 54, of Kailua-Kona died July 4 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Pahala; he was a maintenance mechanic for Department of Public Works at Pohakuloa Military Training Area, a supervisor for Mauna Loa Macadamia Orchards, irrigation technician and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 7-9 a.m. Saturday, July 27 at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Corinna Salmo of Kailua-Kona; son, Sheldon (Cheyenne) Salmo of Pahala; daughter, Sharla (Darrin “DJ”) Enos Jr. of Kailua-Kona; mother, Patricia “Patsy” Salmo of Naalehu; brothers, Prudencio (Caesaria) Salmo of Naalehu and Dennis (Leivanelle) Salmo of Pahala; sisters, Beverly Barba of Vancouver, Wash., Rowena (Leon) Johnson of San Antonio, Texas, and Olivia (Shaine) Tavares of Mountain View; sister in-law, Clarencia Salmo of Naalehu; six grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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