Jan. 26, 2014
Helen Freitas Vierra, 97, of Waimanalo, a school cafeteria cook, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. She is survived by husband Joseph A. Sr., son Joseph A. Jr., daughters Diane T. Medeiros and Angela M. Tavares, 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Mass at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.