Jan. 29, 2013
Edward “Waldo” Martinez, 89, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired manager at the former Hawaii Armor Oil Co., a mechanic at the former HT&T and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ronald Christoph; daughters Dolores Oliveira, Loretta Naboa, Corianne Remeliik, Ella Lopez and Cornelia and Tanya Christoph; brothers George Martins and Ronald and Dennis Martinez; sisters Margie Donato and Alice Vares; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.