April 28, 2012
Jose B. “Joe” Gouveia, 84, of Hilo, a retired landscaper and traditional Portuguese basket-making demonstrator for the Hawaii Council on Portuguese Heritage, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Madeira, Portugal. He is survived by wife Maria; son Jose A. De Gouveia; daughters Angela Araujo, and Isabel and Connie Gouveia; sisters Salome Olim and Gilda Barbosa; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 5. Casual attire.