Obituaries for February 20

Brenda Angelo, 69, of Honokaa died Jan. 26 at home. Born in Haina, Honokaa, she was a retired administrative assistant for Mauna Kea Beach and Hapuna Prince hotels and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and Honokaa Hongwanji obon Dancers. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 24) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by brothers, Rudolph “Rudy” Angelo of Kukuihaele and Norman (Barbara) Angelo of Ewa Beach, Oahu; sisters, Emma Paiva of Ahualoa and Bernice (Manuel) Andrade of Santa Monica, Calif.; sister-in-law, Nellie Angelo of Kukuihaele; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Florendo Ventura dela Cruz, 67, of Keaau died Jan. 24 at Hawaii Care Choices’ Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Laoag City, the Philippines, he was a macadamina nut picker. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 24) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Alae Cemetery, new section. Survived by wife, Julita dela Cruz of Keaau; daughter, Hazel (Anthony) Yadao of the Philippines; sons, Dexter (Jennylyn) dela Cruz and Froilan dela Cruz of the Philippines; brothers, Demetrio (Margie) dela Cruz, Ricarte (Melba) dela Cruz and Teddy (Aleli) dela Cruz of Keaau; sisters, Cecilia Campallo of Keaau and Lydia (Rudy) Villalobos of Spain; sister in-law, Dionicia dela Cruz of Keaau; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Paul Abitong Layaoen, 91, of Hilo died Feb. 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Bataac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he was a retired supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and worked for the former Laupahoehoe Sugar Co. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 22) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Friday (Feb. 23) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Grace Andres of Hilo; daughters, Shirley (Buel) McCoy of Kona, Cheryl Layaoen Midel of Pahoa, Josalinda (Jeff) Ampong of Okinawa, Japan, and Josephine (Henry) Pedrina of Oahu; sons, Paul (Lauri) Layaoen of Canada and Edward (Elizabeth) Layaoen of Washington; stepdaughters, Donna (Richard) Stillman of Hilo, Dyrell (Wesley) of Oahu, Linda Lucero and Arlene Taaca of California, Mary Ann (Ronald) Oliviera of Honolulu; stepsons, Ignacio “Joey” Andres of Hilo and Robert (Elaine) Asia of Kanehoe, Oahu; 24 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Hatsuichi John Oshiro, 86, of Hilo died Feb. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kohala, he was a retired generator technician and member of Hakalau Jodo Mission. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughter, Patricia (Russell) Rapoza of Hilo; sons, Theodore Oshiro of Hilo and Stanward (Leah) Oshiro of Keaau; sisters, Kay Akamine of Hilo, Hatsumi Shimabukuro of Honolulu, Haruko (Tamo) Isa of Santa Barbara, Calif., and June (Clarence) Garcia of Springfield, Ore.; brother, Francis Oshiro of Gardena, Calif.; brother-in-law, Takeo Shimabukuro of Honolulu; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Domingo “Cardo” R. Tomboc, 89, of Papaikou died Jan. 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, the Philippines, he was a retired utility bulldozer operator for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co. and Mauna Kea Agribusiness Co. Visitation 8:30-9:50 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 24) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by life partner, Ruth Cabarloc of Papaikou; daughters, Karen (Leslie) Galon of Honolulu and Susan (Jerry) Takata of Hilo; sons, David (Debbie) Cabarloc, Derek (Marleen) Cabarloc, Reynold Cabarloc and D’Artagnan “Dante” (Yvonne) Estrada of Hilo; sister, Francisca (Emeterio) Acosta of the Philippines; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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