Gerald “Jerry” Vincent Hunt, 85, of Hilo died May 26 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Seattle, he was a sports fishing charter boat captain in San Francisco, a U.S. Marine Corps World War II veteran and raised and trained tropical birds. Private services. Memorial donations to any veterans organizations or animal shelters. Survived by sons, Daniel Hunt of Dublin, Calif., and Trevor Dieringer of Fairview, Ore.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Helen Irene Tunturi, 88, of Honaunau died May 28 at home. Born in Duluth, Minn., she was a housewife. No services. Survived by daughter, Beth (David Stuit) Tunturi of Honaunau. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Shirley Ann Yamaoka-Greig, 73, of Hilo died May 23 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired registered nurse at the Life Care Center of Hilo, former instructor at the University of Hawaii-Hilo and former member of the Hilo Community College Nursing School Advisory Board. Visitation 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St. Celebration of life at 6 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by daughter, Adele (Aurelio “Leo”) Cacho of Hilo; mother, Adele Jardine of Hilo; brothers, Roy (Dotty) Jardine of Kona and Manuel Jardine of Hilo; brother-in-law, Walter Kaluhiokalani of Oahu; two grandchildren, four hanai grandchildren and eight hanai great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Maxima Acob Yarte, 98, of Hilo died May 18 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in the Philippines, she was a retired farmer and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services held. Survived by brother, Leanard Yarte of the Philippines; sister, Dionisia Yarte of the Philippines; sister-in-law, Pacita Yarte of the Philippines; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.