Obituaries for February 27

Ward Kahekili Bray, 62, of Waimea died Nov. 27 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Honolulu, he was a cameraman for KGMB TV. Visitation 2-3 p.m. Saturday (March 3) at Kamehameha School’s Bishop Memorial Chapel in Honolulu. Memorial service at 3 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by mother, Jane Bray of Kauai; brothers, Lono (Linda) Bray and Warner Bray of Kauai, Quintin Bray of Oahu; sisters, Kahala (John) Heider-Schiet of Oregon, Sila (Harry) Jim of Pahoa and Jane Bray of Kauai; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Floyd Akina Pang Ching, 80, of Hilo died Feb. 11 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired electrician for Henry &Louie Kelii Electric, Mauna Kea Electric and American Electric, truck driver for Conen’s Freight Transport and member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Saturday (March 3) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Betty Jane “B.J.” Pang Ching of Hilo; sons, Keola F. (Bridgette) Pang Ching of Seattle, Mark (Paulette) Pang Ching of Hilo and Jonathan (John Cook) Pang Ching of Bel Air, Calif.; daughters, Myra Lee Pili McGuire of Honolulu, Melissa L. Pang Ching and Yonnell (Keone) Farias of Hilo; hanai sons, Christopher Bernabe of Hilo, Daniel Bernabe of Molokai and Joe Bernabe of Hilo; sister, Roseline (Sam) Chun of Hilo; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Roxane Stella Cho, 54, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 2 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a hula dancer for Captain Beans’ Cruises. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Tiana (William Kalua‘u) Dutson of Kailua-Kona; sons, Kawena Mersberg and Kaina Mersberg of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Alvin Cho Jr. of Kailua-Kona and Jeffrey Cho of Kealakekua; sisters, Sandra Cho of Kohala, Christine (Myron) Chew of Kaaawa, Oahu, Donna Dummers of Kennedy, Texas, and Bernadette (Christian) Keeling of Kailua-Kona; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Lorna Mae Costa, 58, of Mountain View, formerly of Waianae, Oahu, died Jan. 26 at home. Born in Honolulu, she worked for Pioneer Chicken, Pokai Bay Drive Inn, Makaha Drive Inn, Tesoro, Waianae Coast Dining Hall, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Specialty Clinic and Puana Pain Management Clinic and was a member of Waianae Assembly of God. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Saturday (March 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Oahu. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Louis Gabriel Costa Jr.; sons, Louis “Kaimana” (Melissa) James Costa and Leighton “Ikaika” (Manulani) John Costa; daughters, Roxanna “Mele” Noel Russ and Leilani “Sunshine” Pua Barnes; sisters, Laverne Kaui, Dora Uweloa, Janice (Sunday) Valoroso, Jade (Larry) Rosa, Verna (Stanford) Naehu and Renee (John) Ashby; brothers, Ronald DeReis, Donald DeReis, Walter (Sabrina) DeReis Jr. and Victor Pascua; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Judy Gamayo Cullio, 76, of Keaau died Feb. 2 at Hawaii Care Choices’ Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Private services held. Survived by husband, Herman Cullio Jr. of Keaau; daughters, Francine (Gary) Fujii of Mountain View and Adrienne (Neal) Quiocho of Kailua-Kona; son, Michael (Darice) Cullio of Mountain View; brother, Melton (Terry) Gamayo of Kurtistown; sisters, Helen (Peet) Nelson, Dolly (Jerry) Veloria and Teresa (Melvin) Gapol of Keaau, Arlene Aranita of Pearl City, Oahu, Ann (Phillip) Mejia of Kurtistown and Selene (Sam) DeSilva of Hilo; 10 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, an uncle and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Judy Ann Parsons, 60, of Pahoa died Feb. 11 at home. Born in New York, she was a homemaker. Private family services held. Survived by husband, Stuart L. Parsons of Pahoa; sons, Shawn (Bridget) Flynn of Tennessee, Joshua (Emmalyn) Gouveia of Keaau, Matthew Miller of Pahoa and Christopher (Kari) Barto of Mountain View; daughter, Charlotte (Casey) Cabral of Mountain View; mother, Judith (Tim) McCarthy of New York; brother, Ed Miller of New York; sister, Dawn Trickler of New York; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.