Perfecto Jara Mercado, 68, of Kau, Hawaii, an employee at Kau Sugar and Macadamia Nut Co. in Pahala, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon S.; sons Rey S. and Razol; daughters Reynie Calumpit and Rose S. Mercado; brothers Bernardino J., Francisco J. and Jesus J.; sisters Constancia M. Serdenia, Lucena M. and Lydia M. Seruno, and Merly M. Salazar; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. All-night vigil: 5 p.m. Friday at the family residence, Mamalahoa Highway No. 11 in Naalehu, Hawaii. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased