Jan. 27, 2013
Irenea Colobong Balcita, 82, of Ewa Beach, an elementary school teacher in the Philippines and state Department of Education teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maria Carmen Castillo, Bella Luz Obello, Glenda Pita, Maria Brinea McFall and Ma. Aurora Dumanlang; sister Teresita Serafica; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.