Obituaries for March 19
Ellen Kaleimomi Haili Aiona-Aka, 81, of Hilo died Feb. 9 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Monday, March 25 at the Hilo Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Randy (Neila) Mahi of Arizona, Russell Mahi of Honokaa and Royden (Marsha) Mahi of Hilo; daughters, Deidre Mahi, Debbie Mahi and Denise P. Ferreira of Hilo; hanai daughters, Crystal Spaulding of Hilo and Heidi Whitney of San Diego; brother, Rodney (Pearl) Haili; sister, Mariah Chun of Hilo; 23 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Patricia “Pat” Crosetti, 93, of Kailua-Kona died March 9 at home. Born in Guthrie, Okla., she was a homemaker, life member and fulltime volunteer for Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary, life member of Queen’s Medical Center Auxiliary and member of the Kaloko Lions Club. Services held. No flowers. Survived by son, Jerry (Ting Wen) Crosetti of Kunshan, China; daughters, Juli (Vince) Damazo and Lani (Maurice) Kahawaii of Kailua-Kona; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Janice “Jan” Mitsue Kadooka, 67, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 25 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired registered nurse at Kona Community Hospital, avid seamstress and member of Kona Bible Church, Grace Community Church and Na Kupuna ‘O West Hawaii. Visitation 11 a.m.-noon Friday, March 29 at Grace Community Church. Service at noon. Survived by companion, Marty Martinez of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Kimberly (Eric) Kunitomo of Kealakekua and Joy (Travis) Hamada of Honolulu; son, Scott (April) Kadooka of Lanai; sisters, June (Paul) Yukumoto of Kaneohe and Mae (Harold) Oshiro of Pearl City; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Abigail Kapuaonalani Lancaster, 66, Waikoloa died March 13 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired retail salesperson at the Fairmont Orchid and an ILWU member. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday, March 22 at Nuuanu Cemetery, 2233 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu. Casual attire. Survived by son, Donnie Wright of Kailua, Oahu; daughters, Dominique (Arthur) Reeves of Waikoloa and Jodi (Derrick) Kalei of Kailua, Oahu; brother, Clifton (Patricia) Lancaster of Kailua, Oahu; sister, Leonora (John) Loo of Maunawili, Oahu; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
James “Kimo” David Lee, 42, of Hilo died March 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a mason. Services held. Survived by his brothers Alfred Lee, Robert Sy Lee Jr. and Theodore Lee of Hilo; sisters Roberta (Alfred) Vea of Hilo and Mirriam Lee of Honolulu; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Florence Bonilla Vinluan, 86, of Paauhau died March 2 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua in Honokaa. Born in Ookala, she was homemaker and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Visitation 8-9 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass at 9 a.m. Casual attire. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by daughter, Barbara (Kenneth) Bugado of Ookala; sons, Leslie Vinluan of Georgia and Kevin (Sharon) Vinluan of Paauhau; sisters, Mary Rosa of Hilo and Margaret White of Honolulu; 13 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Susan Harper is survived by, among others, lifetime companion Blaine Perguson of Keaau. His name was omitted from an obituary published Monday.
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