Beth “Granma” Ellen Bath, 84, died May 29 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Graham County, Kansas, she was retired from the clothing manufacturing industry. Survived by sons, Roy (Stephanie) Bath of Kurtistown and Philip (Rebecca) Bath of Kurtistown; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial service June 16 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Orchidland Chapel. Visitation at 9 a.m. Service at 10 a.m. No flowers. Arrangements by the Roy Bath family.
Antone “Tony” Cordeiro Caravalho, Sr., 89, of Keauhou Mauka, died June 6 at home. Born in Hawi, he was a retired macadamia nut and coffee farmer and was the owner of Phillip’s 66 in Kainaliu and Kainaliu Used Cars. He worked for the former Kohala Sugar Company as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver and was a member of the Catholic Church and Kohala Puerto Rican Club. Friends may call at 8:30 a.m. June 14 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Kawanui, Kona, for a 10:30 a.m. mass with burial to follow in the church’s cemetery. Casual attire and flowers welcome. Survived by his wife, Adelia Caravalho of Keauhou Mauka; sons, Anthony Caravalho of Keauhou Mauka, David (Theresa) Caravalho of Keauhou Mauka and Christino (Hannah) Caravalho of Hilo; daughters, Irene Frederick of Kailua-Kona, Adeline (Michael) Silva of Kona Palisades and Annie (John, Sr.) Paul of Kaloko; sisters, Betsy Caravalho of mainland, Louisa Santiago of Kapaau, and Annie Travens of Capt. Cook; 42 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Minnie Barres, 102, of Kea’au, died June 7 at home. Born in Kapulena, she was a homemaker. Funeral service Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honoka’a. Visitation at 8 a.m. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial afterward at Our Lady of Lourdes cemetery. Survived by daughters, Beverly (Ronnie) Coldiron of Portland, Texas, and LaVerne (Donald) Chong of Yorba Linda, California; son, Sherwood Barres of Honoka’a, six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casual Attire. No flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Charles “Chuck” E. Tudor, 70, of Pahoa and formerly of Jacksonville, Fla., died May 30 at home. Born in Ames, Iowa, he was a photographer. No services. Survived by wife, Nancy B. Tudor of Pahoa; sons, Ed (Shelby) Tudor of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and John Tudor of Jacksonville, Florida; and sister, Sarah Suzanne Tudor of Illinois. Predeceased by parents Wilma and William Tudor of Edwardsville, Illinois, and brother, Carl James Tudor of Los Angeles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Bluebell Kahiwaokalani Wilson, 80, of Hilo, died May 23 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker. Private services held. Survived by sons, Ross (Debbie Baker) Wilson, Jr. of Kailua-Kona and Ray (Renee) Wilson of Hilo; daughters, Wendy (Gary) Ahu of Hilo and Wilnette (Dan) Miyashiro of Pupukea; brother, Alexander (Nancy) McKee, Jr. of Arizona; sisters, Frances Cardoza of San Bruno, Calif., Elva Foster of Aiea, and Leslie Biven of Pearl City; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Dorothy June Beddow Tuiavii, 77, of Keaau died June 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Rendville, Ohio, she was a retired registered nurse with Life Care Center of Hilo and member of the Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Private services held. Survived by husband, Alapati Tuiavii of Keaau; sons, Steven (Angela) Boothroyd, David Boothroyd, Michael (Hiroe) Kobayashi, Christian Boothroyd and Adam (Elana) Boothroyd, all of Honolulu; brother, Bill (Audrey) Beddow of Texas; sister, Jeannie Beddow of Keaau; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sayoko “Molly” Matsu, 87, of Hilo died May 26 in Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Private services held. No flowers and koden. Donations may be made in memory of her to Hospice of Hilo. Survived by daughters, Lucia (John) Stewart of Hilo, Margo (Steve) Noah of Hilo, Eldena (Keith) Kuroiwa of Honolulu, and Nina (Don) Segawa of Hilo; son, Hinano (Alberta) Matsu, Jr. of Hilo; brother, Kiyo (Helen) Ozaki of Hilo; sisters, Fumie Ozaki of Los Angeles, Ayako Akahoshi of Hilo, and Shizuko Mihata of Los Angeles; brother-in-law, Joe Okimura of Hilo; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Avis Mae Manikis Pavao, 55, of Keaau, died June 2 at Kuakini Medical Center on Oahu. Born in Hilo, she was a retired customer service manager for Walmart in Hilo and a member of the Assembly of God Christian Church. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Joseph “Joey” Pavao; sons, Brandon Manikis and Baylen Joey (Beth) Pavao; mother, Elizabeth (Stephen) Miller; sisters, Patty Lee (Patrick) De Silva and Jasanda (Herbert) Laranang; brothers, Gilbert Manikis and Glen (Charlene) Manikis; parents-in-law, Joseph and Evelyn Pavao; brothers-in-law, Steven (Meredyth) Pavao and Daniel Pavao; sister-in-law, Laurie Pavao, six grandchildren, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Joan “Peaches” Jeanette Boldt, 76, of Mountain View died May 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hollywood, Calif., she was a columnist for West Hawaii Today, volunteer for American Cancer Society in North Kohala and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Keaau. Celebration of life 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Keaau. Survived by son, Robert Boldt of Mountain View, and sister, Beverly Jean Bolcis of Yucca Valley, Calif. Online condolences at www.homelanimemorialpark.com.
William “Billy” Henry Arnold, Jr. of Mountain View died Monday at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a commercial fisherman and proprietor of Onipa’a Self-Defense School. Services to be scheduled. Survived by daughters, Sheila (Reginald) Higa of Mountain View, Kawaiala (Richard) Avelino of Bellevue, Wash., Pauahi (Robin) Alvarez of Bellevue, Wash., and Nakalia (Leslie) Ishikawa of Kamuela; brothers, Lance Arnold of Oahu, Merle (Laticia) Arnold of Oahu, Solomon Kunewa of Oahu, and Clint (Beth) Arnold of Molokai; sisters, Maelynne (Charles) Quick of New York, Barbara (Eddie) Lively of Puna, Robyngail (Lincoln) Laysa of Oahu, Gaylene (David) Moku of Oahu, Marie Haumesser of Oahu, Donna Kunewa of Oahu, Abigail Seda of Oahu, and Lucy Ann “Keo” Kunewa of Mountain View; eight grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Online condolences at www.homelanimemorialpark.com.