Obituaries for October 2
Margaret “Maggie” Burnsed Moore, 95, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 21 at home. Born in Clarksdale, Miss., she was a retired supervising interviewer for Mississippi State Employment Services. Memorial 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Honokohau Harbor point. Scattering of ashes to follow. Survived by sons, Lexie (Edith) Moore of Kailua-Kona, Forrest Moore and Sage (Monica) Moore of Galveston, Texas; daughter, Harmony Moore of Austin, Texas. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
George Alexander Error, 81, of Kailua-Kona, died Saturday at his home. Born in Bingham Canyon, Utah, he attended high school in Salem, Ore. and graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in food technology. He served two years in the U.S. Army before starting a lifetime career with Del Monte Foods. Before retiring to Kona in 1995, he was president and general manager of Del Monte Philippines. He was a member of Kappa Sigma, Kona Outdoor Circle, and Kona Historical Society. Survived by wife, Normita Error of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Ellyn (Rod) McNeil of Forest Grove, Ore. and Colleen (Paul) Stoltenberg of Seattle; brother, Nick (Mary) Eror of Pittsburgh; sister, Marilyn (Neville) Chinivasagam; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life and military honors at 3 p.m. Friday at Kona Outdoor Circle Garden. Aloha wear requested. Donations may be made to the above organizations as well as Hospice of Kona. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Lynn Louise (Kelly) Kitts, formerly of Hilo, died Sept. 13 at her home in Grand Rapids, Mich. Born in Detroit, she attended Michigan State University where she graduated with a degree in home economics. She worked as a home economics teacher for several years before marrying the late Donald Kitts in 1966. The newlyweds traveled to Hawaii on their honeymoon, and took up residence in Hilo.. Two children, Kim Meyer of Morro Bay, Calif., and Nate Kitts of Grand Rapids, Mich., were born in Hawaii before the family relocated to Midland, Mich. An avid gardener, Lynn was an active member of the Midland Garden Club. She worked as a volunteer in the hospital gift shop and was also a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survived by two children and three grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Arrangements by O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Ro-Zinnia “Sweetie” Iwalani Wong-Paclik, 55, of Keaau, HI, died Friday at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu she was an accountant at Puna Community Medical Center, Pahoa Bay Clinic, and Hui Malama Ola Na Oiwi. A celebration of life at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Puhi Bay Park. Family requests casual attire and no flowers. Survived by spouse, Daniel Paclik of Keaau; two sons, Ryan (Melissa) Wong of Mililani and Dustin Paclik of Keaau; daughter, Kimberly Wong of Keaau; mother, Tabitha Wong of Honolulu; sister, Katherine Boteilho of Honolulu; two brothers, Rudolph (Fran) Wong Jr. of Honolulu and Stacy (Nikki) Wong of Hilo; five grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gloria Jean Castaneda, 72, of Naalehu, died Sept. 24 at Kau Hospital. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and a member of the Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may call Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church for a 8-10 a.m. visitation and 10 a.m. Mass. Casual attire; flowers are welcome. Burial at Naalehu Community Cemetery; luncheon at Church Hall. Survived by daughters, Chrissie Ann C-Mejia of Greensands Subdivision, Leonora (Bernard) Hu of Naalehu and Laura Lee (Nolen) Kahulamu of Kailua-Kona; son, Oscar M. Castaneda of Greensands Subdivision; brothers, Philemon (Sheila) Pilanca of Kaneohe, David (Shirley) Pelangka of Kaneohe and Vicente, Jr. (Betty) Pelanca of Hilo; brother in-law, Candido Castaneda of Naalehu; sisters in-law, Marcelina Castaneda of Naalehu, Cleoteldi Castaneda of Naalehu, Solita Pilanca of Naalehu, Avelina Castaneda of Pahala and Sheila Garcia of Waianae; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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