Obituaries for January 19

Dorothy Tapang Bartolome, 101, of Hilo died Jan. 17 at Hilo Medical Center. She was a homemaker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 24) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Urn burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by sons, Richard Tapang (Maile) Bartolome of Vancouver, Wash., and Gary J. (Beth) Bartolome of Hilo; daughter, Patricia Mae (Fred) Basilio of Hilo; sisters, Irene Ingano of Honolulu, Violet Dryman of Napa Valley, Calif., and Natalie Buza of Hilo; nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ethan Lanakila Spencer, 44, of Waimea died Jan. 9. Born in Honolulu, he was a high school teacher at Hawaii Preparatory Academy and a minister of The Church of the Resurrection. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Luta residence, 64-5004 Mana Road. Waimea. Service at 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Online condolences: Survived by mother, Cynthia M.P. (Rodrigues) Spencer; brother, Allyn (Michiko) Spencer of Waimea; sisters, Kalei (Dell) DelaPena and Joy (Charles) Luta of Waimea; 13 nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Charles J. Young, 85, of Hilo died Jan. 14 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was retired and a U.S. Army veteran. No known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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