Feb. 14, 2014
Esmenia Sumoba Paranada, 87, of Hilo, formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Hotel housekeeper and an adult residential care home operator in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Leandro “Lee,” Edgar and Emerson; brother Ruperto Sumoba; sister Helen Sapla; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.