Elvira “Elvie” Torrano Agpaoa, 65, of Honokaa died Oct. 9 at home. Born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 8 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the church. Prayer service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Urn burial at Honokaa Catholic Church cemetery. Survived by son, Phillip (Jennifer) Agpaoa of Honokaa; daughter, Lynell (Brandon) Agpaoa Rosa of Oahu; brothers, Mariano (Leonora) Torrano of Philippines and Jose (Maria Christina) Torrano of Honokaa; sisters, Erlinda Roque of Philippines and Teresita Inocencio of Honokaa; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Patrocinia “Patring” Ramo Cadang, 54, of Keaau died Sept. 10 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Cabulalaan, Bacarra, Philippines, she was a landscaper for Puna Certified Nursery and a member of Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 20 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass at noon. Casual attire. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Survived by husband, Siduro P. Cadang of Keaau; sons, John Angelo Cadang of Keaau and Gray Francis (Angela) Cadang of Philippines; daughters, Helen (June) Cadang and Babylyn (Jonathan) Cadang of Philippines; mother, Rosario Ramo of Keaau; sisters, Emma (Bernabe) Dela Rosa and Virginia (Wilfred) Albano of Keaau; brother, Oliver (Chona) Ramo of Ainaloa; five grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Eleanor Voorhees Lawton Kerecman, 91, of Volcano died Oct. 8 at a private care home in Mountain View. Born in Trenton, N.J., she was a teacher, caregiver and member of Volcano Senior Citizens. Private services. Online condolences at www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughters, Barbara Kerecman of Volcano and Karen (Albert) Smoczynski of Arcadia, Fla.; sister-in-law, Margaret Lawton of Cape May Courthouse, N.J. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Minerva Leilani Akiu Manuel, 65, of Hilo and Waiohinu died Sept. 23 at home. Born in Pahala, she was an entertainer and a member of Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Survived by husband, George Manuel of Mountain View; sons, George K. (Dorinna) Manuel of Hilo, Jerome A. Manuel and Joshua K. Manuel of Mountain View; daughters, Joshlynn K. Manuel of Ainaloa and Corinthian K. Manuel of Mountain View; brother, Joseph (Emma) Akiu of Naalehu; sister, Margaret Lee Hong of Hilo; sisters in-law, Queenie “Aunty Ala” Akiu and Marianne Manuel of Naalehu, Marylou (Toshi) Nakao and Sharon Manuel of Kona; three grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Beverly “Bev” Mary Perreira, 65, of Pahoa died Oct. 3 at home. Born in Hilo, she was an outreach worker and homemaker. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Frederick “Freddy” Perreira of Pahoa; sons, Ward (Tammy) Dutton, Fredo Desha and Ashley “Toby” (Anela) Perreira of Pahoa, Brad Dutton of Hilo; daughter, Mary Perreira of Papaikou; brothers, Ronald “Hatsu” Iwaoka of Hilo, Donald (Kathy) Dutton of Arizona and Robert (Brenda) Baca of Victorville, Calif.; sisters, Carol Hulihee of Hilo, Marie (Ralph) Lucas, Dianne (Carlos) Cariglia, Sandra Bishop and Gloria Magallanez of Tucson, Ariz.; hanai sister, Madeline (Ernest) Waltjen of Hilo; stepmother, Mildred Dutton of Tucson; brother-in-law, Abraham Keliipio of Glenwood; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.