Nov. 6, 2012
Melvin Joseph Mendonca Sr., 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department chief and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sarah, son Melvin Jr., daughter Sharon Chai, four grandchildren and three great-grand- children. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Catholic Charities. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.