Obituaries for May 15

Anastacio “Tash” Domingcil, 71, of Hilo died April 21 at home. Born in Papaikou, he was a cook for the former Hawaii Naniloa Resort, KTA Superstores deli department and bowler in several leagues. Celebration of life 4-8 p.m. Saturday (May 19) at Sangha Hall, 398 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Survived by wife, Amy Jean Domingcil of Hilo; sons, Elton Domingcil of Las Vegas and Waylen Domingcil of Hilo; sisters, Norma Jean Castaneda of Papaikou, Annabelle Soares of Hilo and Deanna (Cesar) Abitong of Keaau; mother-in law, Rebecca Tomas; sisters- and brothers-in-law; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Beverly Joaquin, 67, of Papaaloa died May 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii, she was a retired office manager for Royal Hawaiian Movers, an owner of the former Hawaii Professional Movers, worked 17 years for the state Department of Education, a full-time minister of the Honokaa Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and graduate of Honokaa High School and Kapiolani Community College. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Friday (May 18) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 4 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by husband, Benjamin Joaquin Jr. of Papaaloa; sons, Kyle Joaquin of Minnesota, Ryan (Tessi) Joaquin and Kevin (Nerisa) Joaquin of Hilo; hanai daughter, Kalena Joaquin of Papaaloa; siblings, Josefina Carriaga of Paauilo, Lauren Aragon of California, Rocky (Sharee) Lapinid of Paauilo, Angela (Jonathan) Ponce of Paukaa, Floyd (Charlene) Lapinid of Waikoloa, Sheila (Dwayne) DeLuz of Paauilo and Aileen (Jacob) Thomas of Honolulu; 12 grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James “Jimmy” Marquez, 75, of Hawi died April 30 at Kohala Hospital. Born in North Kohala, he was a retired welder and was associated with Jehovah’s Witnesses Kohala Congregation. Visitation 10 a.m.-noon Friday (May 18) at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hawi. Memorial service at noon. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Maile Lincoln Marquez of Kohala; daughters, Cathy N. (Ernest) Marquez-Batacan of Honokaa and Patty K. Marquez-Carvalho of Kohala; sons, James K. (Teresa) Marquez of Kohala and Jonathan K. L. (Rona) Marquez of Honokaa; brothers, Filomeno (Julie) Marquez Jr. of Oahu, Wilfred Marquez and Michael (Emma) Marquez of Waimea; sisters, Eleanor Marquez of Kaneohe, Oahu, Linda (Charles) Schmidt of Corvalis, Ore., and Angie Alcoran of Kohala; sister-in-law, Jill Marquez of Oahu; nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

John David “Ninka” Milare Sr., 66, of Mountain View died April 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo and raised in Olaa, he was a retired adult corrections officer at Kulani Correctional Facility and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 6-6:45 p.m. Saturday (May 19) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Military honors at 6:45 p.m. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by former wife, Lurline Santos Milare of Pahoa; son, John Milare Jr. of Pahoa; daughters, Leonell (Derwin) Kahele, Johnnell (Matthew Polido) Milare and Jontel (Taylor Stevens) Milare of Pahoa; brother, Allen “Bozo” Milare of Hilo; sister, Miriam “Mimi” (Jerry) Fernandez of Hilo; 12 grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Samuel Y.H. “Pastor Sam” Shim, 73, of Keaau, died April 29 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired pastor for New Hope at the Crossroads, associate pastor and head counselor at New Hope Church Hilo, author, songwriter and Hawaii Army National Guard 100th Battalion 442nd Infantry veteran. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (May 19) at New Hope Church. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Graveside committal service 10 a.m. Monday (May 21) at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Connie Shim of Keaau; son, Slade S. (Noriko) Shim of Hilo; daughter, Stacy S. (Wil) Tsui of Honolulu; stepdaughters, Shirlene Heffner of Oahu, Kathy (Dirk) Apao of Kauai and Janel Smith of Hilo; brothers, Herbert Y.I. (Asako) Shim of Twentynine Palms, Calif., Moses (Phyllis) Shim of Volcano and Wilson Alcaide of Hilo; sisters, Leilani Tongpalong of Kona and Naomi (Clarence) Holt of Honolulu; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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