July 8, 2013
Petra Gorospe Fernandez, 77, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, an employee at the former Mauna Loa MacNut Corp. in Keaau, Hawaii, and Puna Certified Nursery, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Celestino; sons Edison, Errol and Marlon; daughter Janeth G.; brother Juan Gorospe; sister Marylou G. Rabena; and 16 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.