Anthony R. Bartolome, 41, of Pahoa died Tuesday, June 12, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo. Friends may call Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation from 6-9 p.m.; Wake service at 7 p.m. An all-night vigil to follow after 9 p.m. at the family residence, 15-3049 Government Main Road in Pahoa. Friends may call again on Saturday at the Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Visitation from 8-10 a.m.; Funeral mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; Burial at Pahoa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by mother, Yolanda R. Bartolome of Pahoa; brother, Arnold R. Bartolome of Pahoa; sisters, Anna Lee (Deacon) Manalo of Pahoa and Arlene (Junas Morales) Bartolome of Honokaa; nephews, Joshua Bartolome Manalo and Damien Bartolome-Mercado of Pahoa, Micaiah Jacob Bartolome Morales and Elijah Caleb Bartolome Morales of Honokaa; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Philip Warren Berthel, 87, of Kurtistown died at home on Tuesday, June 5. Born in Malden, Mass., he was a retired missile engineer with the Boeing Company. Private services held. Survived by wife, Shirley Berthel of Kurtistown; daughters, Lee (Joseph Burton) Berthel of Oakland, Calif., and Jan (Deanne Pernell) Shirchild of Watsonville, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Lisa Berthel of Duluth, Minn.; brother, Norman (Marilyn) Berthel of Newton, N.H.; sister, Eleanor Harris of Florida; two granddaughters, one grandson, and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Glenn Akimasa Higashi, 69, of Pahoa died at the Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center on Friday, June 1. Born in Olaa. Private services held. No koden. Survived by sisters, Mildred (Harold) Kawaguchi of Hilo, and Linda (John) Imoto of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Dorothy Higashi of Honolulu; a niece and numerous nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Cheri Sumie Hisashima, 60, of Hilo died June 18 at her residence in Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a member of the Heritage Christian Fellowship Church in Hilo and employed by the office of Dr. Walter Loo, the Pet Hospital, and George’s Meat Market. Visitation Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo from 9-10 a.m.; Memorial service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by brothers, Wayne (Linda) Hisashima of Hilo and Glen (Norine) Hisashima of Hilo; sister, Susan Delara of Honolulu; four nephews; five nieces; numerous uncles, aunt, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Leonora “Nori” Milare, 87, of Keaau died Friday, June 1, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a housewife and a retired receptionist for Frank’s Foods. Visitation from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; Funeral service at 7 p.m.; Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by sons, Allen Milare and John Milare Sr.; daughters, Lana Napoleon and Miriam (Jerry) Fernandez; hanai daughter, Maxine Ignacio Nakamura; brother, John (Rose) Fernandez; sister, Josephine (David) Victorino; sister-in-law, Lila Fernandez; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Gaudencio A. Nabor, 89, of Keaau died Thursday, June 14, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Manaoag, Panagasinan, Philippines, he was a nursery worker for Green Point Nursery and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Friends may call Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo; Visitation from 8-10 a.m.; Mass at 10 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Section). Survived by wife, Isabel Picar Nabor of Keaau; daughters, Felicidad (Ben) Mones of Hilo and Natividad Delfin of Keaau; sons, Antonio (Ofelia) Nabor of Kailua-Kona and Romeo (Merly) Nabor Picar of Saudi Arabia; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gary Jose Oleyte, 59, of Pahala died June 16, at his home. Born in Ka’u, he was a caregiver, former employee of Seamountain Golf Course and a former oil rigger. Friends may call from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church; Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by mother, Virginia C. Oleyte of Pahala; brothers, Ernest C. (Lenora) Oleyte of Pahala, Christopher J. (Cyndee) Oleyte of Alabama, Andres (Rose) Oleyte of Pahala; sisters, Elaine O. (Wilmet) Lorenzo of Volcano, Sandra (Edward) Polido of Pahala, Suzanne L. Oleyte of Volcano, Patricia (Jack) York of Arkansas; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Margaret Dorothy Parong, 88, of Hilo died Sunday, June 3, at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born in Mountain View, she was a retired housekeeper and member of the Salvation Army of Hilo. Friends may call Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; Visitation from 5-9 p.m.; Wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may call on Thursday at the Salvation Army’s Temple Corps Church, Visitation from 9-11 a.m.; Funeral service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; Burial at Alae Cemetery (Section I). Survived by sons, Dionicio “Dio” (Donna) Parong Jr., Maximo “Maxi” (Lila) Parong and Percival “Nicky” (Melody) Parong of Hilo; daughters, Margianne “Margie” (Ralph, Sr.) Lee and Eleanor “Ellen” Parong-Quicoho of Hilo, Lindalyn “Linda” (Clyde) Mandaguit of Kona, Gloria (Ben Sr.) Kawakami of Mt. View, Florence “Flo” Parong-Evans of Ainaloa and Paulyn Sweezey-Estioko of Los Angeles, Calif.; sister, Annie Hulama of Hilo; sisters in-law, Lucia Martinez of Philippines and Emmeline “Amy” Foster of Hilo; 36 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Judith Elaine Wrigley Rossetti, 65, of Hilo died June 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Lawrence, Mass., she was a dispatcher for Hilo Central Fire Station, accountant for County Parks and Recreation and finally retired as an accountant from the County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. No services. Ashes to be scattered at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Hilo or other charity. Survived by daughter, Janene Oamil of Hilo; son, Charles Rossetti; mother, Arlene Wrigley of Hilo; sister, Janet (Edward) Gonsalves; nephew; one grandson; variouis aunts, uncle, cousins and friends, and hanai children and grandchildren in Hilo.