Archive for July 8th, 2010

CHRISTOPHER RYAN GALLARDE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

CHRISTOPHER RYAN GALLARDE

Age 64, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away July 2, 2010 in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Born June 20, 1946 in Ewa, Hawaii.

He is survived by daughters, Leilani Fox, Christel (Michael) Savoy, Amber Gallarde, Tasha Glasgow, Marlene Gallarde, Nani (Adam) Kim; sons, Paul (Colleen) Gallarde, Christian (Jennifer) Gallarde, Errol Gallarde; 15 grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Gallarde; companion, Jeannie Yingst; sisters, Francine (Michael) Forquer, Faith (Scott) Craycroft, Mary-Lynn Gallarde, Labrina Gallarde.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (July 10) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa); Memorial Mass 10:00 a.m. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Harriet Yaeko Asato

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June 19, 2010
Harriet Yaeko Asato, 83, of Pearl City, a Blind Vendors Inc. retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshio; son Harvey S.; daughter Helene Y.; brothers George, Takeo and Matsuo Miyaguchi; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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RAFAEL “PEPING” BELARDO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

RAFAEL “PEPING” BELARDO

Age 90, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away June 17, 2010 in Waipahu. Born October 25, 1919 in Mabilbila Norte, Santa Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Member of Santanian Association of Hawaii USA.

He is survived by sons, Arsenio (Ludela) Belardo, Pr (Margaret) Belardo of Newark, DE; daughters, Flora (Arsenio) Cadiz, F Leonora Belardo; 6 grandchildren; brother, Dominador Belardo of Monterey, CA; sister, Isabela Adviento of Kauai; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (July 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 13) at St. Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Katherine Gonzalves Costa

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June 30, 2010
Katherine Gonzalves Costa, 76, of Turlock, Calif., a retired business owner, died in Turlock. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Dennis B. and Chuck, sister Dale Matthews, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services in California. Donations suggested to American Lung Association or American Cancer Society.

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Salem Falelua

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June 25, 2010
Salem Falelua, infant son of Andy and Elizabeth of Kaneohe, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Castle Medical Center. He is also survived by sister Psalms; and grandparents Sualua and Vaitia Tauala, and Fuaao and Sala Falelua. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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MURIEL “GIGGI” HAUHIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

MURIEL “GIGGI”
HAUHIO

Age 79, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away June 28, 2010 in Aiea, Hawaii. Born April 1, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She loved all, was loved by all and will be missed by all.

She is survived by sons, John Hauhio III, David (Cheryl) Hauhio, William (Debbie) Hauhio, August (Maleka) Hauhio, Richard (Carol) Hauhio; daughters, Cecilia “Kiko” (Al) Stewart of Sacramento, CA, June Keala Payton, June Kalala Aina; 46 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brothers, Wilford (Leinaala) Lopes, Clifford (Margaret) Lopes.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Sunday (July 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Burial 3:00 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Joel L. Hingada

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June 13, 2010
Joel L. Hingada, 46, of Las Vegas, a Costco Wholesale employee and manager, died in Las Vegas. He is survived by wife April C.; son Jorel; daughters Stephanie and Ashley Gordon, and Ke Aloha and Anjelynn Hingada; sisters Anadel H. Solis, Emily Vallente, Susan Maglaya and Marie Hingada; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual or aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Robert Francis Jones Jr.

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June 26, 2010
Robert Francis Jones Jr., also known as “Bobby” and “Classic Car Enthusiast,” 67, of Ewa, a retired city street sweeper, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert F. “Rocky” III and Randy; daughters Bobbi-Jo Verano and Loretta Santana; brother Raymond Soliday; sisters Debra Martin, Jean Aiu and Didi Monte-Richard; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

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Joseph Kealiikawahinekuaaina Kalanui Jr.

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July 1, 2010
Joseph Kealiikawahinekuaaina “Kealii” Kalanui Jr., 52, of Honolulu, a roofer and an Army and Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joseph K. III, daughters Malie and Kalei, stepson Devin Spinelli, mother Mildred Ross, brothers Kanoilani and Robert, sisters Puanani Griffiths and Kapukui Sykes, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Robelto Kaleianuenue Martines Jr.

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June 28, 2010
Robelto Kaleianuenue “Willy” Martines Jr., 41, of Milolii, Hawaii, a laborer and fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Pamela; sons Maliko, Justin, Kaleo and Zachary Paishon, and Kalei Martines III; daughter Stetsen Paishon; brothers Sabino, Patrick, Jason, Barrington and Ashton; sisters Roberta Martinez, Marilyn Pakelo, Ashley Stephens and Sharona Martines; stepmother Sharon; hanai parents John and Noe Naihe; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. July 16 at Reed’s Bay (Ice Pond), Hilo. Services and scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. July 17 at Milolii Beach Park. Call 747-6667.

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Timothy Soke Jr.

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June 22, 2010
Timothy Soke Jr., 66, of Honolulu, a bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Anamalia F., son Elvis, daughter Tina Tooke, father Timothy and five grandchildren. Mass: noon Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m.

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Eugenie Inn Ling Wong Lau

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March 27, 2010
Eugenie Inn Ling Wong Lau, 45, of Deerfield, Ill., a dietitian, died in Evanston, Ill. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Te-Li, daughter Anastasia K.J., parents Eugene and Sadie Wong, and brother Lester G.W. Wong. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ, 467 N. Judd St., Honolulu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL 60015; Overseas Missionary Fellowship, 10 W. Dry Creek Circle, Littleton, CO 80120-4413; or to the church. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Margaret Perry Lindo Lopes

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June 30, 2010
Margaret Perry Lindo Lopes, 97, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert Henry; daughters Beverly Luiz, Henriette Valdez and Mary-Virginia Gentry; sisters Mabel Arnett, Dorothy Jeremiah and Dorothy Lindo; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Dennis Duffy Lorey

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June 5, 2010
Dennis Duffy Lorey, 67, of Kailua, a Pan American World Airways employee, retired electronics mechanic at Schofield Barracks and Navy veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jody, sons Daniel and Jeffrey, daughter Brandy Goldman, sister Sharon Bianco and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Shizue Namba Maeda

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May 20, 2010
Shizue Namba Maeda, 92, of Pearl City, retired Japanese language teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by niece and caregiver Denise Keala, and sister-in-law Maybelle Namba. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Geraldine Hatsuko Kuulei Meade

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June 27, 2010
Geraldine Hatsuko Kuulei Meade, 73, of Pupukea, Hawaii, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaau, North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Chuck; daughters Keala Alcuran, Uluwehi Meade-Viernes and Hoku Meade; brothers Roy, Wilfred, Wally and Charles Heirakuji, and Rodney, Robert, Roland, Lionel and Elmer Cazimero; sisters Jean H. Yim, Kanoe C. Fukumitsu and Brenda Heirakuji; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m.

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Gretchen Marie Meeker

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June 17, 2010
Gretchen Marie Meeker, 70, of Kaneohe, a seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by husband Theodore G. “Ted”; son Harvey H. III; brothers Frank, William and Thomas Ludwig; and hanai sister Dorothy McBratney. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or St. Clement’s Church.

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Asaji Miyazono

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June 27, 2010
Asaji “Pasha” Miyazono, 84, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Hawaiian Equipment retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kiyoko, son Ray, daughters Faye Raymond and Gail De Mattos, brother Stanley S., sisters Misao Sumi and Tomiko Miura, and seven grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Clarence Ahulani Nakaahiki

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June 15, 2010
Clarence Ahulani “Bully” Nakaahiki, 46, of Waimea, Hawaii, a former Honolulu police officer and Hawaii Army National Guard first lieutenant, died at home. He also was a former director of security and night manager for Seascape Resort in Aptos, Calif. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Victorialei “Nohea”; son Max; daughter Mahealani; mother Caroline; brothers Mitchel, Henry Jr., Clint and Lyle; sisters Debra Gates, Minnie Natividad, Lynn Nakaahiki and Kahelelani Kanahele; and grandparent Minnie. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to rhe Bully Nakaahiki ALS Fund, c/o Nathan Hatico, Honolulu Police Federal Credit Union, 1537 Young St., 3rd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96826. For information, e-mail Nohea at nakaahikivsALS@aol.com.

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Mitsuko Nakahara

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June 19, 2010
Mitsuko Nakahara, 92, of Haleiwa, a homemaker, died. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Jasmine R. Dudzik and Susan H. Archer; sisters Janet A. Furuhama, Hanae Niide and Setsuko Kageura; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Private services.

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Francisco A. Nunez

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June 24, 2010
Francisco A. “Frank” Nunez, 79, of Honolulu, a Koko Head Rifle Range employee and Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Walnut Grove, Calif. He is survived by wife Linda Hofstedt, son Dennis, daughter Nancy, brother Richard, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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LESLIE NAOMI OCRETO-BALORAN

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LESLIE NAOMI
OCRETO-BALORAN

Leslie Naomi Ocreto-Baloran, 40, of Casa Grande, Arizona died on June 3, 2010, at the Casa Grande Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Ocreto-Baloran was born on May 16, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a 1988 graduate of Milililani High School and attended Diablo Valley Junior College. She was a member of Mililani Baptist Church. She collected Hello Kitty collectibles and enjoyed scrapbooking, travel, cooking and food. Leslie was an Account Manager for Salvatori-Scott, Inc., a consumer product broker based in Pleasanton, California.

She loved the Lord and the Church and was an inspiration to others, enriching them with the love and “Aloha” she shared with them. She was known for the twinkle in her eyes, the warmth and joy of her smile, and her generous heart.

Survivors include her husband, Roger G.; her parents, Douglas and June Ocreto of Mililani, Hawaii; two sisters, Lorna-Mae Ocreto of Ewa, Hawaii and Lilson Ocreto of Castaner, Puerto Rico; and her grandmother, Frances Gragas of Ewa, Hawaii.

The celebration of life will begin at 12:00 PM on July 17, 2010, at the Mililani Baptist Church. Fellowship to follow on the lanai after her blessings.

Casual or “Hello Kitty” attire.

LESLIE NAOMI OCRETO-BALORAN

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LESLIE NAOMI
OCRETO-BALORAN

Leslie Naomi Ocreto-Baloran, 40, of Casa Grande, Arizona died on June 3, 2010, at the Casa Grande Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Ocreto-Baloran was born on May 16, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a 1988 graduate of Milililani High School and attended Diablo Valley Junior College. She was a member of Mililani Baptist Church. She collected Hello Kitty collectibles and enjoyed scrapbooking, travel, cooking and food. Leslie was an Account Manager for Salvatori-Scott, Inc., a consumer product broker based in Pleasanton, California.

She loved the Lord and the Church and was an inspiration to others, enriching them with the love and “Aloha” she shared with them. She was known for the twinkle in her eyes, the warmth and joy of her smile, and her generous heart.

Survivors include her husband, Roger G.; her parents, Douglas and June Ocreto of Mililani, Hawaii; two sisters, Lorna-Mae Ocreto of Ewa, Hawaii and Lilson Ocreto of Castaner, Puerto Rico; and her grandmother, Frances Gragas of Ewa, Hawaii.

The celebration of life will begin at 12:00 PM on July 17, 2010, at the Mililani Baptist Church. Fellowship to follow on the lanai after her blessings.

Casual or “Hello Kitty” attire.

Betty Gail Paige

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June 1, 2010
Betty Gail Paige, 81, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Banyan Realtor and apartment manager, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Rochester, N.H. She is survived by sons Donn E., Sean and Van S.; daughters Gail Anne, Jan Dee and Sharon; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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BENJAMIN QUILEZA PASION

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

BENJAMIN
QUILEZA PASION

Age 84, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away June 8, 2010 in Aiea, Hawaii. Born May 8, 1926 in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Environmental Services in Schofield Barracks; member of Butol Gabao San Roque Association.

He is survived by wife, Leonida A. Pasion; sons, Casimero (Estela) Pasion, Ignacio (Nora) Pasion; daughters, Victoria (Romeo) Abad, Teresita (Andres) Egido of Philippines, Connie (Teofilo) Galzote, Marietta (Victorino) Domingo; 22 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Sipin of Philippines, Cresencia Marquez of Philippines.

Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Sunday (July 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (July 12) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:45 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Melvyn Thomas James Perreira

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June 28, 2010
Melvyn Thomas James Perreira, 72, of Burnet, Texas, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died in Burnet. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Betty, son T.J. and daughter Connie. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Yasushi Arakaki Sr.

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June 26, 2010
Yasushi Arakaki Sr., 83, of Waiakea Uka, Hawaii, died in Artesia, N.M. He was born in Waiakea Uka. He is survived by wife Vivian; sons Curtis K. and Anson “Bo” Cortez, and Cy “Tomo” and Yasushi Arakaki Jr.; daughters Raynae “Tess” Fonoimoana and Roxann “Omi” Mick; brother Koyei; sister Toyoko Berg; 20 grandchildren; an adopted grandchild; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services held.

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WILLIAM J. SWEET

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

WILLIAM J. SWEET

Age 81, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away June 10, 2010 in Aiea. Born April 26, 1929 in Des Moines, Iowa.

He is survived by sons, James T. (Lorna) Sweet, Barry T. Sweet (Janelle Sakuoka); daughter, Linda H. Sweet; sister, Mary Ann Pierce; 2 grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Tevita Kamaloni Tangataevaha

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July 4, 2010
Tevita Kamaloni Tangataevaha, infant son of Tevita Tangataevaha and Sulia Fehoko, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Saimone-Alex, sister Ofa Ki Fonuamana and grandparent Mina Cocker. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Macario Dean Kumukahi Timbal

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June 29, 2010
Macario Dean Kumukahi Timbal, 63, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a commercial photographer and former professional musician, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leslie Lang; daughter Emma Rose K.; brother Aaron Von; and sisters Schyler Ann Stewart, Sandra P. Burgess and Stephanie K. Von. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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