Tiffany Marie Hitt Bormann, 37, of Milolii died Oct. 10 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Phoenix, she was a stay at home mother. Private memorial service to be held Sunday (Oct. 14). Survived by fiance, Kyle Napeahi of Milolii; daughters, Isabella and Arianna Bormann of Albuquerque, N.M.; mother, Pamela Cappione of Arizona; father, Daniel Hitt of Arizona; brother, Travis Mattison of New York; maternal grandfather, David George of North Carolina; mother-in-law, LaCher (Michael) Napeahi-Forcum of Miloii; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ashley “Nalu” Ku‘uipohe‘enalu Kelly Lee Francisco, 35, of Naalehu died Sept. 2 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hilo, he was a fisherman. Private services. Survived by father, Michael Dubberstein of Naalehu; son, Kainalu Francisco of Oahu; daughters, Karilinn Pu of Maui and Jarayha Francisco of Oahu; brother, John Kalahiki Jr. of Kailua-Kona. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gary Alan Greer, 75, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 22 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Maywood, Calif., he was a dry dock boat maintenance worker, radio controller for fishing tournaments, fisherman, deck hand and U.S. Navy veteran. Celebration of life noon Oct. 21 at Honokohau boat harbor point, Kailua-Kona and continued at the Harbor House restaurant. Casual attire. Survived by son, Gary Greer of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; daughter, Shanlynne Greer of Rancho Cucamonga; sister, Denise (Ronald) Bishop of Phoenix; hanai sister, Heather (Richard) Peterson of Kailua-Kona; stepfather, Arthur Elton of Nevada; several grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Setsuko Kimura, 85, of Hawi died Sept. 14 at home. Born in Makapala, Kohala, she was the retired director of nursing and a registered nurse at Kohala Hospital. Visitation 9:30–10:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Mana Christian Ohana Church (Kahilu Town Hall in Waimea). Celebration of life at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Karen (Ricky) Mahi of Kohala; son, Glen (Glenn Kanemaru) Kimura of Kohala; hanai daughter, Leiola (Tony) Mitchell of Waimea; hanai son, Shane (Lyanne) Ching of Kohala; brother-in-law, Charlie Kimura of Waimea; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Roger John Kelly “Kimo” Delos Santos, 62, of Gulfport, Miss., formerly of Hilo, died Sept. 2 at Garden Park Hospital in Gulfport. He served in the U.S. Army in Texas and Germany and traveled abroad. Military memorial service noon Nov. 13 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by wife, Cynthia Ann Davis of Wiggins, Miss.; daughters, Nicole T. Delos Santos of Germany and Natascha C. Stucker of Dexter, Iowa; siblings, Joanne Cuison and Collette Paglinawan of Hilo, Fred K. Hoohuli, Jr. of Pahoa, Janice Sears of Oahu, Sandra McLuckie of Colorado and Edith Kaluau of Kailua-Kona; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.