Sept. 23, 2013
John Richard Mitchell Jr., 66, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keoni III and Palani, daughters Michelle Gomes and Vanessa Jaquias, sister Marcia, 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.