May 23, 2013
Ropena “Ruth” Castellano, 78, of Ewa Beach, a former federal government Supply and Services Division employee, died in Ewa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Floyd and Ivan; daughters Arlita Malenky, Clovita Ledward, Estella Tavares, and Gina and Joella Castellano; brother Jeffrey Alporque; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.