Obituaries for September 24
Ahtagi Atagi, 50, of Hilo died Sept. 18 at home. Born in American Samoa, he was a sales representative for Kamaaina Motors. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Bernadette Atagi of Hilo; son, Zachary Atagi of Hilo; daughters, Adriana Atagi and Elena Atagi of Hilo, Sondra Atagi of Maryland; brothers, Tuileva “Tui” (Denise) Atagi of Missouri, Miller (Jennifer) Atagi of Utah, Toveli “Sole” Atagi, Fa‘amoana “Ana” (Tracylynne) Atagi, Falemai (Sheri) Pia-Atagi and LeRoy Lele of Oahu; sisters, Linemoe “Lin” (Gadson) White and Sa (Danny) Robinson of Georgia, Vasati “Sati” (Troy) Ulii of Utah and Fesoloai “Sai” (Greg) Atagi-Trice of Arizona; father- and mother-in-law, Clement and Anita Andrade of Volcano; brothers-in-law, Michael (Linda) Andrade of Washington, William (Suzanne) Andrade of Keaau, Patrick (Melissa) Andrade of Oregon and Edward (Elizabeth) Andrade of Mountain View; sister-in-law, Michele (Patrick) Sweeney of California; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Tatsue Egusa, 89, of Papaaloa died Sept. 11 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Kaiwiki, she was a homemaker and member of Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by son, Newton (Lynette) Egusa of Hilo; daughters, Norma (Harvey) Shima of Honolulu and Willa (Alton) Nakamichi of Hilo; sister, Kiyoko “Kaye” (James) Suzuki of Monterey, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Masae Tamamoto and Asako (Stanley) Tanaka of Hilo; brother-in-law, Charles Rodillas of Hilo; one granddaughter; nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gerald Verne Erickson, 69, of Naalehu died Sept. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Denver, he was an electronic engineer, proprietor of Galilee Enterprises Inc., member of Ocean View Baptist Church and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Services held. Survived by wife, Diana Erickson of Naalehu; son, Colin K. Erickson of Denver; daughter, Michelle (Brian) Coss of Ocean View; mother, Argyle Erickson of Naalehu; sister, Diane (Wesley Teraoka) Erickson of Oahu; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Augustine “Sonny” Ferreira, 85, of Hilo, died Sept. 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hakalau, he was retired from the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., a U.S. Army World War II veteran and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial at 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Allen (Norma) Ferreira, Jaime (Chris) Ferreira and Rilan (Leah) Ferreira of Hilo, Gordon (Marcella) Ferreira of Honolulu; daughter, Wendy (Llewellyn) Lee of Hilo; brother, Joseph Ferreira of Hilo; sisters, Alice (Isamu) Yoshida of Mountain View and Beatrice Jarneski of Kauai; brother-in-law, Herbert Chang of Kailua, Oahu; 17 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Masae Ishida, 104, of Kealakekua died Sept. 14 at home. Born in Hakalau, she was a housewife and member of Central Kona Union Church and Bank Kumi. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Central Kona Union Church. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. She is survived by her son, Lincoln (Ruth) Ishida of Honolulu; caregiver, Alice Ishida of Kealakekua; sister, Bernice Chu of Chicago; seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Larry Bangloy Pascual Sr., 84, of Hilo died Sept. 17 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Pahala, he was a retired electronic technician for Hawaii Electric Light Co. and member of Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church and Piihonua Kumiai. Visitation 5–9 p.m. Thursday, September 27 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; wake service at 7. Friends may call again 9–10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Deborah Ann Pascual of Hilo; sons, Larry (Jean) Pascual Jr. of North Dakota, Clifford (Tracey) Pascual, John (Leimomi) Pascual and Derwin (Starr) Pascual of Mountain View, Wallace Pascual of Georgia, Michael (Danelle) Pascual of Ka‘u; sisters, Fely Padilla, Rose Rasay and Ruth (George) Aguiar of Hilo, Dolly Babayan of Mountain View; brothers, Juan Fernandez of Kohala and Nasi Fernandez of Kona; sisters-in-law, Emily Pascual of Mountain View, Polly Fernandez of Kohala and Ruth Fernandez of Kona; 23 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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