Francis Hernane "Elia" Dela Cruz, 63, of Ewa Beach, a retired roofer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Louis-Steven; daughters Lauralin and Leititia-Linda Dela Cruz, and Lianalouise Hiongson; brothers Edward M., Donald C. and Timothy I. Shepherd; sisters Lani Jo Weaver, Lorna J. Dela Cruz, Sharon L. Shepherd and Leimomi J. Jones; hanai brothers Elliot, Warren, Daniel, Isaac, James and Michael Dela Cruz, and John and Jonathan Kauhako; hanai sisters Eloise Makua, Eleanor Dela Cruz and Enola Talbert; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Lei welcome. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
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