Obituaries for September 25
John Deluz, 17, of Paauilo, died Sept. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a custodian at Paniolo Country Inn. Services held. Survived by parents, John (Anita) Deluz of Paauilo; brothers, Keenan Deluz, Josey Deluz, Haaeo Deluz and Kaeo Deluz of Paauilo; grandparents Abraham (Gale) Deluz of Waimea, Roxanne Laboy of Honolulu and Walter Camara of Honolulu; uncles, aunts, cousins and one niece. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Keenan Ku‘uleialohaikamakaokaopuaokalani Kuoha-Montizor, 16, of Hilo died Sept. 12 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a sophomore in Ka ‘Umeke Ka‘eo Public Charter School and enjoyed canoe paddling, drawing and spending time with friends and family. Visitation and services 4-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Haili Church, 211 Haili Street in Hilo. Survived by mother, Desiree Kuoha of Kailua-Kona; brother, Kaimalino Kuoha of Hilo; sister, Kiley Kuoha-Louis of Kailua-Kona; grandparents, Dyreson and Ivy Kualii-Kuoha; aunts, uncles, and cousins. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Antone Tony Vega, 82, of Kapaau died Sept. 12 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hamakua, he was a heavy equipment operator for the former Kohala Sugar Co., retired as a county grounds maintenance worker and was a grounds maintenance worker for Kalahikiola Congregational Church. He was a member of the Kalahikiola Congregational Church and Kohala Puerto Rican Social Club. Visitation noon-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 at Kalahikiola Congregational Church. Service at 3 p.m. Burial to follow at Wainaia Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Alan Vega of Tacoma, Wash., and Richard (Joycelyn) Vega of Beaumont, Calif.; daughters, Marilynn (Raymond) Kanehailua of Kapaau and Raynette McGiness of Las Vegas; brothers, Alfred (Katherine) Vegas of Hilo, Nicholas Vegas of Kapaau and Raymond (Christine) Vega of Hawi; sister, Roseline (Richard) Noble of Hawi; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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