June 11, 2013
Francisco Q. Camero, also known as “Pedring” and “Frank,” 92, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired journeyman automotive and diesel mechanic at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and co-owner of AC Service Station in the old Pepeekeo Mill Camp, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Margarita A.; sons Jaime, Rudy, Franklin and John; daughters Elizabeth “Betty” Antida and Judy Shimabukuro; sister Petra Cabatu; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Wednesday.