April 6, 2013
Thomas Dias Jr., 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Waimanalo and Kauai, a retired truck driver, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Robin, Wynton and Thomas III; daughters Cookie Makalii, Jewel Pa and Patsy Gonsalves; sisters Irene Dias, Loretta Alapai and Marie Lopez; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.