Jeanette Mae Simeona, 80, of Hilo, a retired waitress from Orchid Isle Hotel and Hilo Lagoon Hotel, a cook for CJ's Restaurant and a professional lei maker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dudley Nahooikaika and Keith, Brian, Alfred, Hiram and Charles Simeona; daughters Lena, Cheryl and Dianne Simeona; brother Charles Nahooikaika; sisters Pauline Tallett, Aile Nahooikaika and Shirley Stillman; 34 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 6 at Malia Puka o Kalani Church, 326 Desha Ave., Hilo. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
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