March 25, 2013
Manuel C. “Gabby” Villanueva, 88, of Hilo, a retired crane operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Antonia “Toni,” sons Nolan Villanueva and Ryan Pedro-Villanueva, daughters Vil Pedro-Vesperas and Audrey Bento, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.