Obituaries for September 9
Manuel Ayuyu Atalig, 55, of Pahoa died Sept. 2 at home. Born in Rota, Mariana Islands, he was a self-employed carpenter, fisherman and member of Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the family home, 15-1359 20th and Kaloli, Hawaiian Paradise Park. For more information, call 854-9497. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Valerie Atalig, Leilani (James) Moniz, Ana-lynn Atalig and Alohalani (Jarrett MacAtee) Atalig of Pahoa; brothers, John Atalig and Joe (Cecelia) Atalig of Pahoa, David Atalig of Rota; sisters, Angelina Garces of Rota and Natividad Borja of Saipan; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Pedro del Juderias, 95, of Honokaa died Aug. 28 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in the Philippines, he was a boiler operator for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Urn committal in the church cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by grandsons, Kenneth (Lorraine) Acdal, Roger (Siara) Acdal, Dane (Donna) Acdal and Wesley (Daymie) Acdal of Honokaa; granddaughters, Belinda (Edward) Walker and Gladys (Delbert) Takushi of Honokaa, Sharon (Thomas) Takata of Hilo; great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Carey Gay Ooka, 62, of Hilo died Aug. 29, 2012, at Wahiawa General Hospital on Oahu. Born in Ola‘a, he was a retired musician. Visitation 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Service at 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Geraldine Ooka of Hilo; son, Samuel K. Ooka of Honolulu; daughter, Aldine Arce of Hilo; brother, Jeri (Mary) Ooka of Kauai; sister, Margo Ooka of Honolulu; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Lillian Kawamura Saiki, 90, of Hilo died Aug. 20, 2012, at home. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, she was retired from Hawaii County Civil Defense, a volunteer at Hilo Medical Center and member of Haili Church. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Graveside urn committal service at 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park old section. Casual attire. Survived by son, Kimo (Dolly) Saiki of Mililani, Oahu; sister, Sally (Walter) Heirakuji of Honolulu; brother, Kenneth (Florence) Kawamura of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Donna Saiki of Hilo; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Michael Lloyd Williams, 69, of Hilo died Sept. 4 at home. Born in Portsmouth, Va., he was general contractor, member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ainaola Ward and Boy Scouts of America. Visitation 3:30–4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilo Stake Center. Memorial service at 4 p.m. Oahu visitation 9–10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Laie Back Chapel. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Norma Williams of Hilo; daughter, Dawn (Vernon) Ubando of Hauula, Oahu; stepsons, Robert Cullen and Shane Cullen of Laie, Oahu; stepdaughters, Tinamarie Green of Kailua,Oahu, Lisa Santiago of Honolulu and Kaui Benson of Laie; brother, Douglas Williams of Concord, Calif.; three grandchildren and 15 step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Grant S. Yonemori, 91, of Hilo, died Aug. 23 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Captain Cook, he was retired from HPM and a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and Hilo Senior Citizen Bowling League. Services held. Survived by wife, Shigeko Yonemori; sons, Clyde (Terri) Yonemori and Alvin Yonemori; daughters, Gloria (Reed) Shiraki and Lucille (Arlie) Carstens; brother-in-law, Ken Campbell; sisters-in-law, Fujiko Tokumura and Takako Takao; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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