Elvira Paez "Vera" Kamekona, 76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired bilingual teacher, died at home. She was born in El Paso, Texas. She is survived by sons Henry III and Armando "Kona," daughter Dora "Lynny Girl" Wheatley, sisters Angie Harbison and Emilia "Memy" McDermont, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Thy Word Ministries Faith Center, Hilo. Flowers may be sent to 13-748 Leilani Ave., Pahoa, HI 96778.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased