Obituaries for June 29
Albert “Bert” Goles Alba Sr., 96, of Naalehu died June 21 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he was a retired harvesting supervisor for the former Hutchinson Sugar Co. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Albert Alba Jr. of Hilo and Ronald (Karen) Alba of Kaneohe, Oahu; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc. in Hilo, Hawaii.
Evelyn Pearl Bursey, 89, of Hilo died June 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Boston, she was a retired hotel casino worker. No services. No known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Samuel “Aiau” Lum Ho Sr., 75, of Hilo died June 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a self-employed fisherman. Visitation 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Haunani (Sateki) Nau of Keaau, Leimomi Lum Ho and Leilani (George) Kimura of Hilo; son, Samuel (Mavis) Lum Ho Jr. of Hilo; sister, Dorothy Leite of Hilo; brothers, Johnny Lum Ho of Hilo and Nolan (Valerie) Remmers of Keaau; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Harland “Uncle Handsome” Ross Reed, 69, of Waimea died June 26 at home. Born in Kahuku, Oahu, he was a retired teamster driver for the motion picture industry. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at the family home at 64-794 Poliahu Alanui St., Waimea. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Antonnette Reed of Waimea; daughters, Mapuana (Stan) Mataele of Laie, Oahu, and Tahiti Reed of Honolulu; son, Mesepa Reed of Honolulu; brothers, Leo Reed of West Lake Village, Calif., and LeRoy Reed of Laie, Oahu; sister, Darlene Reed-Asuega of Laie, Oahu; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Marion Midori Shintani, 75, of Hilo died June 22 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Pepeekeo, she owned Koji’s Bento Korner and was a member of the Hilo Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Koji Shintani of Hilo; daughters, Karen Murakami of California, Sandra Wilson and Robyn (Bruce) Oda of Hilo; son, Drew Shintani of Hilo; brothers, Mitsunori Mihara and Hisao Mihara of Hilo; sisters, Jean Tomosada of Hilo and Masako Kawasaki of Honolulu; grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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