Larry Dennis Morez, 70, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 26 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Chicago, Ill., he was an artist and veteran of the Vietnam War. Private service. Survived by a brother, Nick (Ida) Mousouris of Boulder, Colo.; and one nephew. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Matthew Floyd Pacheco, 68, of Hilo died Feb. 24 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a heavy equipment operator for Operators Engineer Local Union 3 and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Graveside service noon Tuesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Fay Pacheco of Hilo; sons, Kevin (Donna) Pacheco, Jason (Grace) Pacheco and Kaleikini Pacheco, all of Honolulu, and Kaimi (Naomi) Pacheco and Ryan Pacheco, both of Hilo,; daughters, Cindy (Harold) Manaois, Liko (Charlton “Kama”) Wallace and Rhonda (Richard) Negrillo, all of Molokai; sister, Eva (Arnold) Hashimoto of Kona; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortaury.
Lillian Miulan Hose, 83, of Kaneohe, Oahu, died Feb. 21 at Castle Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Friends may call 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary in Honolulu; service at 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Linda (Michael) Lau of Honolulu, Bobbie “Awapuhi” Keliikoa of Kailua-Kona and Hope (Scott) Nauka-Hooper of Las Vegas; sons, Gary (Angie) Silva of Ookala, Walter “Sonny” Silva of Oceanview and Arnold Keliikoa of Honolulu; brothers, Archie Aki of Hilo and Walter “Bully” (Patsy) Aki of Kohala; sisters Elizabeth “Lehua” Richards of Ohio and Margie “Dolly” Salis of Florida; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Maria Yago Corpuz, 78, of Hilo died Feb. 9 at Hospice, Hilo Medical Center. Born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a retired housekeeper for Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Novena Puainako Group. Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo; wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may also call from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 9, at St. Joseph Catholic Church; funeral Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Irineo Corpuz of Hilo; sons, Eddie (Aida) Corpuz of Ookala and Carlito (Prixcynet) Corpuz of Pepeekeo; daughters, Corazon (Mel) Miranda of Ookala, Myrna (Nestor) Ibarra of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Maggie (Orlando) Palafox of Paauhau, Grace (Marion) Bartolome of Kohala and Rowena (Roger) Jacinto of Hilo; brother, Sotero Yago of Paauilo; sister, Hilaria Yago of the Philippines; sister-in-law, Teresa Yago of Kauai; 18 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.