Obituaries for May 9

Violet Leinani Santos Cho Bishop, 85, of Wailuku, Maui, formerly of South Kona and Honolulu, died April 29 at Hospice Maui. Born in South Kona, she was a homemaker and a retired certified nurse assistance. Private service held. Survived by daughters, Nora (George Sheridan) Cho Sheridan of Keaau, Donnafaye (Tommy) Gamurot of Kahului, Maui, and Lily (Edwin Kipu) Cho Kipu; son, Eugene (Cynnamon) Cho Jr. of Waiehu, Maui; brothers, Patrick (Chiyo) Bush Jr. of Honolulu and David Bush Sr. of Keaau; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary in Wailuku and Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Jocelyn M. Case, 66, of Hilo died April 28 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. Services to follow on Oahu. Survived by sons, Ricki (Kelsi) Case and Scotti (Shareen) Case; daughter, Wendi (Keane) Kawamoto; a sister, two brothers and six grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Mei Yeh Cheng, 71, of Kailua-Kona died April 25 at home. Born in Taiwan, she was office manager in the medical practice of her late husband, Dr. Minolu Cheng. Private services. Survived by sons, Kipp (Mark Jarecke) Jarecke-Cheng of Maplewood, N.J., Jadd (Virginia Nicholson) Cheng of Austin, Texas, and Jeffrey (Daniel Sjoberg) Cheng of New York; daughters, Honlee Cheng of Taiwan, Fan Lan (Yitzik) Brenman of Belmont, Calif., and Jonadine (Bret) Caillarec of Kailua-Kona; eight grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuarya.

Adam Thomas Dunaway Jr., 77, of Kailua-Kona died April 16 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Baltimore, he was a communications engineer at Stanford University and U.S. Army veteran. Services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by sons, Adam (Karen Hill) Dunaway of Chicago and Peter (Shelia) Dunaway of Seattle; daughters, Mariacarmen Dunaway of Kansas City, Mo., and Ciara (Tony) Massetti of Oakland, Calif.; brothers, James Dunaway of Waimea, Nathan (Beverly) Dunaway and Bobby March of Baltimore; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Patsy Keiko Shioji, 77, of Waimea died April 27 at home. Born in Waimea, she was a vegetable farmer and member of the Japanese Civic Association and Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Wednesday (May 16) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 5 p.m. Dinner to follow on the mortuary’s lanai. Casual attire. Survived by brothers, Kenneth (Taiko) Shioji of El Paso, Texas, and Richard (Missy) Shioji of Los Angeles; sisters, Harumi Cummings of San Bernardino, Calif., and Jane Muto of Torrance, Calif.; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

The late Basilisa Brilliantes Ocon was survived by, among others, son, Vincente (Macrina) Ocon of San Jose, California. His name wasn’t submitted for an obituary published Tuesday.