Obituaries for May 8
William “Willy” Martines, 68, of Honokaa, died April 24 at Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu. Born in Paauilo, he was a laborer for the former Hamakua Sugar Mill Company, member of Kohala Puerto Rican Social Club and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Private services. Survived by son, William (Denise) Martines Jr. of Pittsburgh, Calif.; daughter, Bridgitte Potkonicky of Greenville, Pa.; brother, Jerry Martines of Honokaa; hanai sister, Darlene Martines of Kamuela; six grandchildren; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Yoshikazu Isa, 100, of Hilo died April 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was the owner of the former Y. Isa Vegetable Store in Olaa, member of the Puna Hongwanji Mission, Hui Okinawa, Kawailani Ridge Kumiai and the former Big Island Bonsai Association. Friends may call 4–5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; memorial service at 5. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Stanley (Peggy) Isa of Honolulu, Melvin (Brenda) Isa of Hilo, Wayne (Joan) Isa of Las Vegas, Nev., Ricky (Maria) Isa of Garden Grove, Calif.; brothers, Tamotsu (Haruko) Isa of Santa Barbara, Calif., Isawo Isa of Honolulu; sisters, Kiyoko Imada of Keaau, Toyoko (Tim) Miyasato of Hawaiian Paradise Park; sisters-in-law, Kazuko Isa of Honolulu, Nancy Arakaki of Hilo; Alice Arakaki of Honolulu; seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Christopher O’Reilly, 53, of Hilo, died May 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in New York. Private services. Survived by parents, Eugene O’Reilly and Gloria O’Reilly, both of California; brothers Richard O’Reilly of San Diego, Eugene O’Reilly of San Francisco; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
Pedro “Mr. Pete” Reyes, 73, of Hilo died April 18 at the Queen’s Medical Center, Oahu. Born in Kohala, he was the owner of the former Pete’s Shoe Repair, employed at the Aloha Key Shop at Sears in Hilo, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo, Kupuna Senior Softball League and a former member of the Crescent City Lions Club. Memorial graveside service 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Condolences may be sent to Mabel Reyes, 1906 Kinoole St., Hilo, Hawaii 96720. Survived by wife, Mabel Reyes of Hilo; son, Dominic Reyes of Hilo; brothers, Clemente Reyes Jr. of Hilo, Thomas Reyes of Ohio; sisters, Catherine Mamhot of Waimea, Hawaii, Mary Cordero of Pepeekeo; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and an uncle. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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