Nov. 14, 2012
John Duranda Fortney, 57, of Makawao, Maui, a Grace Pacific Corp. cold-planer operator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan “Joanie” Wong; daughter Jonna; sisters Shirley Tang, Blanche McKeague and Patricia Viernes; father Donald; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private graveside services to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Additional services on Maui at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.