Obituaries for May 6
Tokie G. Fujimoto, 91, of Hilo died April 4 at the Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Paauhau, she was a retired audit clerk for Sears, Roebuck and Company and a member and former secretary at the Church of the Holy Cross in Hilo. Private services. No flowers. No koden. Survived by daughters Donna (Thomas) Ai of Pearl City, Carlyn Fujimoto of Waipahu; brother Robert (June) Gyotoku of Honolulu; sister Thelma Shimomura of Honolulu; sisters-in-law Fumiyo Matsuno of Hilo, Miyoko (Noburo) Tanita of Hilo; two grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Mark Lee Hanson, 63, of Kailua-Kona, died May 2. Born in Newport Beach, Calif., she worked as a sportfishing captain for most of his life. In later years he worked as crane operator. He moved to Maui in 1967, and to the Big Island in 1977. Survived by daughter Alana Hanson of Kailua-Kona; son Kelly Prouty of Kailua-Kona and three grandchildren. Private services will be held. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory’s Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Misao Noguchi, 93, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse at the Olaa Old Folks Home and Hilo Medical Center Extended Care Division, died in the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. She was born in Kurtistown. Survived by daughters Kathy (Kerry) Inouye and Charlene Okawa from Hilo, sisters Sumiko Kodama and Shizuko Kira from Honolulu, two grandchildren and one great grandson. A Private service was held.
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