Sept. 4, 2016
Merelin B. Faria, 49, of Kaneohe, an Aikahi Elementary School custodian, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Anthony “Tony” Jr.; son Uri Ruaboro; daughters Tracie Faria, Sheena Jalomo and Melanie and Joy Ruaboro; stepson Sheldon; stepdaughter Cassie Kon; brothers Ellis, Wilfredo, Ramon, Winston, Elvis, John, Gardo and Edwin; sisters Elisa, Edna, Elena and Emily; and six grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Sept. 22 at Oahu Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.