Obituaries for Sept. 22
Teofilo Bueno Jimenez, 94, of Paauilo died Monday at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a retired cultivation tractor operator at the Hamakua Mill Company. He was a member of the Paauilo Senior Citizens Club and the International Longshoreman and Warehouse Union Pension Club. Friends may call at 9 a.m. Sept. 29 at St. Columba Episcopal Church in Paauilo for a 10 a.m. Mass; burial will follow at St. Columba Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers OK. Survived by son, Tee (Kathy) Jimenez of Kealakekua; daughters, Esther (John) Kai of Henderson, Nev., Nancy (Ron) Strach of Honolulu; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Shigeru “Shige” “Roy” Shimizu, 90, of Hilo, died Sept. 12 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Mountain View, he was retired from Hawaii Sugar Planters Association, a commercial fisherman on the former Skipjack aku boat, and a member of Taishoji Soto Mission and Piihonua Community Association. Private services held. No koden. No flowers. Survived by wife, Mieko Shimizu of Hilo; son, Calvin Shimizu of Hilo; daughters, Audrey Shimizu, Eloise (David) Kuniyoshi and Bessie (Paul Nagamine) Shimizu, all of Hilo; brother, Kiyoshi (Betty) Shimizu of Colorado; sisters, Stella Sasabe of Hilo and Kikue Furukawa of Glenwood; brother-in-law, Muneaki Konishi of California; two grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Alvin “Al” Kaulawailani Kaai, 55, of Hilo died Sept. 10 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in North Kona, he was the general maintenance supervisor for the state Department of Transportation-Airport Division. Friends may call 9–11 a.m. Friday at Crossnet Ministries City of Joy Christian Fellowship; funeral service at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers are welcome. Survived by wife, Marcie Kaai of Hilo; daughters, Michelle (Michael) Polido of Hilo, Malynda (Lydon Pestano) Kahikina of Hilo; son, Jonah (Stephanie) Kahikina of Hilo; mother, Violet Kaai of Puuanahulu; sister, Leilani Kaai of Hilo; six grandchildren, a nephew, and numerous nieces, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Clement Clyde Lehuanui “Clem” Low, 88, died Aug. 26 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a well known musician. Celebration of Life Sept. 30 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Visitation at 5 p.m.; service at 6 p.m. Survived by wife, Margaret Ann “Margee” Lumphrey of Kea’au; sons, Clayton (Earlene) Low of Hilo, Curtis Low of Oahu and Christopher Low of Pahoa; daughters, Carolyn (Michael) Farley and Catherine Robinson, both of Oahu; daughter- in-law, Lillian Low of Hilo; sister, Geraldine Carvalho of Pepeekeo; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Aloha attire. No koden or flowers. Family requests donations to charity made in his name. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Daniel Joseph DePasquale, 70, of Kailua-Kona, died Sept. 1 at his home. Born in Greensburg, Pa., he was a professional photographer and former owner of Consumer Inovations in San Clemente, Calif. Services to be held in San Clemente, Calif. Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of Kona. Survived by wife, Jacqueline DePasquale of Kailua-Kona; mother, Phyllis DePasquale of Greensburg, Pa.; daughter, Deana Ann (Robert) Blackburn of Sunnyvale, Calif; three grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
William “Tiki” Morris, 70, of Waikoloa, died Monday at his home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired firefighter from Kentfield Fire Department in Marin County Calif., lifetime member of California State Firefighters’ Association and founder of the Tiki Golf Tournament. He was also a part of the Waikiki Beach Boys. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 65-1168 Kapiolani Road, Waimea. Service at 11 a.m. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 384261, Waikoloa, Hawaii 96738. Survived by wife, Judy Morris of Waikoloa; sister, Dee (Hubert) Griep of Volcano; brother, Alika (Rose) Morris of Las Vegas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Regina Pruzynski, 65, of Pahoa died Tuesday at her home. Born in Braunschweig, Germanry, she was a homemaker. Private services will be held. Survived by husband, Arthur Pruzynski of Pahoa; daughter, Kimberly (David) Feldman of Keaau; son, Christopher Pruzynski of Las Vegas; sister, Helena Prats of Greenfield, Mass.; three grandchildren; and a niece and nephew. Online condolences at www.homelanimemoriaipark.com.
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