Bencrosle Gasmen Camero, 42, of Hilo died Oct. 17 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he was a draftsman for Power Engineers. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life Service at 11 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by son, Bencrosle Camero of Hilo; daughter, Brooke Camero of Hilo; sister, Cherlie (Andrew) Camero-Gushiken of Washington state; two nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.
Franklin Delano Carlson, 79, of Keaau died at Sept. 26 home. Born in Sacramento, Calif., he was a retired postal worker, retired Air Force technical sergeant and Vietnam War veteran. No local services. Survived by son, Carl A. Carlson of California; daughters, Rena M. Carlson and Jennifer M. Carlson of California, Sherry A. Carlson of Hawaii; hanai son, Steven (Ro-Ann) Martin of Keaau; brothers, Alfred Carlson, Robert Carlson and Milton Carlson of California; sister, Eileen Winn of California; grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Adolph “Duffy” “Nug” Duldulao, 70, of Honokaa died Oct. 6 at home. Born in Kukuihaele, he was an electrician for AMP Electric and former owner of Steve’s Electric. Visitation 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 16 at Kukuihaele Park. Celebration of life at noon. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Debbie (Mochida) Duldulao of Honokaa; sons, Duffy “Duffy Boy” (Awapuhi) Duldulao of Hilo, Chad (Tinum) Duldulao and Tobey (Geri) Duldulao of Honokaa; daughter, Molani “Tita” Duldulao of Honokaa; brothers, Wilfred (Connie) Duldulao of Milwaukee and Clerman (Sandy) Duldulao of Honolulu; sisters, Rebecca “Becky” Tomas and Bernice (Alfred) Berdon of Waimea, Katherine “Katie” (Lawrence) Fujioka of Kukuihaele, Sally Kanekoa-Kim of Kailua, Oahu, and Charlotte Rodrigues of Honokaa; brother-in-law, Joel (Paula) Mochida of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Moureen Duldulao of Keaau and Winnie Mochida of Honokaa; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Edward C. “Eddie Boy” Faisca, 59, of Hawi died Oct. 18 at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Kohala, he was a member of Hawi Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Visitation noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Hawi Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Urn committal to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Lynn Faisca of Kohala; sons, Timothy Castro of Hilo and Kapono (Natasha) Faisca of Kohala; daughter, Sheenamarie (Jason) Deniz of Kona; sisters, Bernadette (Richard) Montero and Marietta (Zack) Cadiente of Honolulu, Virginia (Duane) DeSilva of Kohala; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Glenwell “Fish” Orlando Filoteo, 60, of Hilo died Oct. 21 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a service driver for Big Island Honda and the former Hawaii Motors and coached for Hilo Boxing Club, Waiakea Boxing Club and Panaewa Aliis. Visitation 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Haili Congregational Church. Memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by daughter, Lezlie (Doug Brown) Filoteo of Hilo; hanai son, Queno Carvalho of Hilo; sisters, Verda (Tony) Arriaga, Lila Filoteo, Ruth (Lucas Julian) Filoteo, Donna Rosas and Brenda (Kufa) Filo of Hilo; brothers, Allen (Raynette) Filoteo and Lawrence “Nawa” Grube of Hilo, Adan (Debra) Rodrigues of Puna; sister-in-law, Shirley Filoteo of Hilo; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Rodman “Rod” B. Miller, M.D., 88, of Volcano died Oct. 16 in Hilo. Born in South Carolina, he was a retired family physician and founder of Haleiwa Family Medical Center, U.S. Army World War II veteran, and graduate of Louisiana State University Medical School. Private services. Graveside urn committal service 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Honolulu. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hilo Medical Center Foundation, Hospice of Hilo or Cooper Center. Survived by daughters, Antya (Boyd Ready) Miller and Lisa (Ralph) Simmerman; brother, Dr. Julian Creighton (Jeannie) Miller Jr.; brother-in-law, Joseph (Pat) Coyle; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Teopista “Teo” Estillore Tulang, 90, of Papaikou died Nov. 4 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a retired licensed practical nurse with the former Hilo Hospital and was a member of the Papaikou Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and Legion of Mary, Immaculate Heart of Mary Filipino Catholic Club, Papaikou Senior Citizens, Hilo Medical Center Nurses Retirees Club, Retired Senior Volunteers Program (RSVP) and the United Public Workers Retirees. Friends may call at the Dodo Mortuary chapel on Friday from 6-9 p.m., where a wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Friends may also call at the Papaikou Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Saturday from 8:30-9:30 a.m., where a Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m., followed by burial at the Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Michael (Julie) Tulang of Hilo, Gerald (Doreen) Tulang of Hilo, and Dennis (Lorna) Tulang of Mililani, Oahu; daughter, Pamela (Norman) Lyman of Hilo; Brother-in-law, Lino Santos of Papaikou; Sister-in-law, Estrella Estillore of Honolulu; 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lovely Blossom Puanani Vea, 72, of North Kohala died Oct. 30 at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Kohala, she retired from the Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Kohala Ward). Friends may call Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Kohala Ward); Visitation from 9-11 a.m.; Funeral service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; Burial at the Hawi County Cemetery. Survived by husband, Ika Moana Vea Sr. of Kohala; daughters, Martha Lisa Naihe of Kohala and Neilani (Thomas) Chittenden of Hilo; sons, Kevin (Annie) Vea of Fairfield, Calif., Michael (Mickey) Vea of Kohala, Monty (Suzette) Vea of St. George, Utah, and Ika Moana Jr. (Linda) Vea of Kona; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; one grand-aunt; brothers, Joseph Donald Daynes Waipunaokaha (Shon) Pule Jr. of Bland, Mo., George Pule and John Pule of Kohala, Alden Sr. “Tony” (Lana) Pule of Aiea, Eric Sr. (Gabrielene) Pule of Waianae, Raymond Pule of Spokane, Wash., Albert Pule Sr. of Hilo, Claude (Charlotte) Pule of Molokai; sister, Sharon “Moki” Pule of Kohala. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.