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Obituaries for May 10

Conchita Lei “Chita” Gouveia, 84, of Hilo died May 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she retired as a Safety Specialist with the Federal Civil Service, member of Alu Like Keola Pono No Na Kupuna RSVP and Red Hat Society “Hula Maidens.” Friends may call 9-10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home Memorial; service at 10 a.m. Survived by son, Craig “Piikea” Gouveia of Hilo; daughter, Cylette “Cy” (Marcus Jeffcoat) Gouveia of Hilo; sister, Doreen Henderson of Hilo; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Alfreda “Freda” Kuualoha Luhe, 56, of Kailua-Kona, died May 8 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and former bus driver. Services at a later date. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 5591, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Call 854-5720. Survived by companion, Calypso Dinson of Hookena; sons, Kawika (Nichole) Machado, Pono (Haunani Ynigues) Machado and Kapua Luhe; brothers, Charles Machado, Ralph Machado; sister, Charleen (Lee) Wolske, all of Kailua-Kona; 10 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

William Massey McRay Sr, 67, of Hawaiian Acres died May 7 in Fredricksburg, Va. Born in Texas, he was a CWO3, USN, Ret., member of VFW Post #3830, a lifetime member of DAV, a commercial fisherman, CB radio enthusiast and exotic bird breeder. Memorial service Monday at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, Va. Survived by wife, Virginia June McRay; sons, Lee McRay (Alyson) and William McRay Jr. (Monika); daughter, Tracy Harding (Orlander); sister, Gwendolyn Brister (John); and eight grandchildren. Online guest book is at

William Cornelius Ryan, 82,of Kailua-Kona died May 3 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a retired passenger planner for United Airlines; member of the Knights of Columbus and a U.S. Navy veteran. Private services. Survived by daughters, Ellen (Dave) Chappuies of Midvale, Utah, Katherine (Martin) Burck of Kailua-Kona and June (Dave) Strauch of Sellersville, Pa.; son-in-law, Kenneth Keifer of St. James, N.Y.; sister, Theresa Ryan of Brooklyn, N.Y.; brother, Francis (Shirley) Ryan of Port Hayward, Va.; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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