Feb. 26, 2016
Clifford Yin Jong Kong, 90, of Hilo, formerly of Kailua, Oahu, a retired Hawaii National Bank vice president, an Air Force veteran and recipient of the World War II Victory and Occupation medals, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon; sons Thomas A., James and Charles K.; daughters Deborah Patterson and Mary E. Vazquez; stepson Eugene P.D. Nunes; stepdaughter Cynthia K.N. Thomas; sister Annette Liu; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. March 4 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased