Rodney Emile Piedvache, 74, of Hilo died Dec. 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired electrician for Hawaiian Electric Co. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Private services. Survived by sons, Micah Piedvache of Honolulu and Daniel Jones of Kenosha, Wis.; ex-wife, Suzanne Garrett of Chico, Calif.; two grandchildren.
Isaac Sylva, Jr., 65, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 9 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a comptroller for E.M. Rivera Construction Co. and Waikoloa Outrigger Hotel, accountant for Keauhou Bay Sheraton Hotel and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2nd Ward. Visitation 8-11 a.m. Friday (Jan. 5) at Kaneohe Chapel, 45-150 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe, Oahu. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery’s Inspiration Garden. Visitation again 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kailua-Kona. Service at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Laverne Recolan-Sylva of Kailua-Kona; son, Makana (Jaime) Sylva of California; daughters, Kaui (James) Brown of Kansas and Kanoe (Mike) Okouchi of Huntington Beach, Calif.; stepdaughters, Alicia (Randy) Naito of Honolulu and Janese Recolan of Kailua-Kona; 10 grandchildren; aunts, uncles, a nephew, numerous cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona, Leeward Funeral Home and Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
John Robert Kings Thompson, 59, of Ocean View died Dec. 15. Born in Iowa City, Iowa, he was a coal miner and U.S. Marines Corps veteran. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Evon Kaawa Thompson; daughter Tinajo (Art) Gutierrez of Brush, Colo.; brothers, Robert Thompson of Chico, Calif., and Jim (Tam) Gallmeyer of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; sisters, Evelyn Thompson of Ocean View and Sadie (Doug) Newlin of Paradise, Calif.; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Memorial service for the late Harry Toshio Hori will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 6) at Paauilo Kongoji Mission. An incorrect location was submitted for an obituary published Friday.