March 30, 2011
Bernardita Benigno “Merlyn” Agbayani, 78, of Honolulu, an Ilikai Hotel retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ramon V.; daughters Melva Ross and Melinda Zisko; brothers Fred, Geroni and Iniego Benigno; sisters Leonora Agpalza and Emilia Ventura; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.