George S. DeConte, Sr.
George Stephen DeConte, passed away on October 26, 2018, at the age of 90 years. Born on the Big Island, George attended Hilo High and joined the Army in the final years of WWII. In 1953, he and his bride moved to Honolulu where they would raise their six children before retiring to Kapoho, in the Puna district of the Big Island. They moved back to O'ahu in the last decade. George is survived by his wife of 65 years, Blanche (nee Elderts); daughter Brenda (Bill), sons: George, Gerard (Terri), Gregg (Sonya), Garner, and Guy (Ammar); 11 grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren. A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held in memory of George on Saturday, January 26, at 9:30 a.m., at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 800 Kaheka St., with Reverend Khanh Pham-Nguyen officiating. Immediately following the mass, A Celebration of George's Life will be held in Honolulu from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea Street.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased