Sept. 10, 2014
Roger Allen Tavares, 58, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a welder, ironworker and carpenter as well as former owner of Tavares Ornamental Iron and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died inâ€ˆHilo Medical Center. He was born inâ€ˆColorado Springs, Colo. He is survived by wife Doreen; sons Jerome, Lokela, Kamuela, Manuela and Lopaka Tavares; brother Roy; sister Regina; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation:â€ˆ9:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services:â€ˆ10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased