April 8, 2012
Yvonne Haunani “Nani” De Canto, 68, of Hilo, a homemaker, retired paramedical assistant and Pearl City Mental Health Clinic outreach counselor, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John III; daughters Dayna De Canto-Santiago, Desiree De Canto-Gardner and D’Vette De Canto; hanai daughter Shaena; brother Norman M. Puni; sisters Aloma Puni and Ava Kridler; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Hawaii island services held. Oahu visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lanakila Ward, 622 N. Judd St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 522 Ponahawai St., Hilo, HI 96720. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.