CARMELO “MELO” INAY SOLOMON
CARMELO MELO INAY SOLOMON Of Mililani Town, a retired heavy equipment operator, died on June 16 at The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu. He was 72. He was born on January 16, 1943, in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture in 1967 from Araneta University in Manila. In 1968 he immigrated to Hawaii where he met his wife of 45 years, Milagros Pascual Gampong. Carmelo was a member of the Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3 and worked for several companies including Moseman Construction Company, Pan Pacific Construction and Oahu Construction Company. He is survived by his wife, Milagros; daughters Bernadette Solomon Martz (Ian) of San Francisco, and Cheryl Jean Solomon (Gino) of Mililani; grandchildren Jared Martinez, Kiley Martz, Matthew Bolibol and Ethan Martz; siblings Benjamin Inay Solomon (Josephine) and Eleanor Solomon Lopez; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jaime Yoro Solomon and Manuela Tumbaga Inay; daughter Myra Gampong Solomon; and siblings Abraham Inay Solomon and Daisy Inay Solomon. Carmelo was a devoted and loving family man, not only to his wife, daughters and grandchildren, but to his extended family both in Hawaii and in the Philippines. He will be greatly missed. A wake service will be held Wednesday (July 29) at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Visitation 5:30 p.m.; prayer service 6:30 p.m. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (July 30) at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church in Mililani; funeral mass 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary. Business casual attire.
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