Obituaries for November 30
Marion Christina Anderson, 88, of Paauilo, died Nov. 27 at home. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was a homemaker, artist, former secretary for Anderson Alcoholic Rehabilitation Hospital in Janesville, Wis., and member of Honokaa United Methodist Church and American Danish Club. Visitation 2 p.m. today at Honokaa United Methodist Church. Service at 3 p.m. Light refreshments to follow. No flowers. Memorial donations to Honokaa United Methodist Church or North Hawaii Hospice. Survived by husband, Charles Anderson of Paauilo; daughters, Leslie Curchack of Petaluma, Calif., Lynn (Henry) Beckmann of Honokaa, Lorrie (Stephen) Lyons of Glendale, Ariz., Lee Anderson and Nina (Jim) Millar of Paauilo; sons, Charles (Lisa) Anderson Paauilo and Robert Anderson of Waunakee, Wis.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Helen Ritsuko Nishida DeBerry, 77, of Stockton, Calif., died Nov. 7 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired teacher for the San Francisco Unified School District and member of California Teachers Association, National Education Association and Pacific Islander. Private services. Survived by sons, Mikio DeBerry of Louisiana and Mitsu (Jennifer) DeBerry of San Francisco; daughters, Monette DeBerry of San Francisco and Yuki Gilmore of Stockton, Calif.; brothers, Michael Koichi (Frances) Nishida and Don (Karma) Nishida of Honolulu, Gilbert (Pat) Nishida of San Francisco; sisters, Michiko Oda of Honolulu and Violet Tanimoto of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
John Anthony Emrick, 72, of Kealakekua died Nov. 22 at home. Born in Los Angeles, he was a retired educational psychologist. Private services. Survived by wife, Sue Emrick of Kealakekua; sons, Michael Emrick of Germany and Anthony Emrick of California; stepsons, Michael (Nikki) Monroe of Pittsburgh, Lee Monroe of Chicago and Max (Jamie) Monroe of Kealakekua; brother, Frank Emrick of Ocean View; sisters, Suzanne Plotnik, Margie Worthington and Debbie Bohannan of California; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Roslyn Marie Roy, 61, of Captain Cook died Nov. 27. Born in the Phillipines, she attended the Painted Church and was a member of Kona Visayan Club and USJR Dramatics Club. Visitation 11 a.m. today at the Painted Church. Mass at noon. Reception to follow at the Roy home. Survived by daughters, Danielle Roy and Noelle Roy, both of Captain Cook; brothers, Marvin (Grace) Pena of Captain Cook and Jun Jun (Grace) Pena of Australia; sisters, Geraldine (Jojo) Relampagos, Amai (Bob) Alcoseba and Tess (Rodel) Carubio of Las Vegas. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Zan John Zak, 92, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 25. Born in Burbank, Calif., he was a U.S. Army Air Corps World War II veteran, a Catholic, recreational sailor and golfer and USC football fan. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Justine Zak of Kailua-Kona; son, Zan (Kim) Zak III of California; daughters, Justine (Thomas) Dougan of California and Suezanne (Alan) Wilson of North Dakota; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
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