Jessie Leimomi Mendoza, 49, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a food preparation worker for numerous restaurants, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Clarence Kekaula; son Jordan; daughter Melanie Silva; mother Katherine; brother Reno; sisters Colleen Rezentes, Jennifer Omija and Rachel Gouveia-Silva; stepmother Nadine Austin; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased