Francisco V. "Ikong" Pira Sr., 79, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Plantation field hand, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Pidigan Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora; sons Francisco Jr., Reynaldo, Fred and Nardel; daughters Garnet Pira, Thelma Dato and Mylene Pilien; brother Dionisio; sisters Magdalena Quezada, Juanita Pira, Lucia Baldos and Paula Carsola; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased