Rex A. Bailado, 57, of Paauilo died Oct. 17 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Hamakua. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Paauilo Hongwanji Hall. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Casual attire and flower lei welcome. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Survived by wife, Dortine Bailado of Paauilo; sons, Raymond (Karena) Bailado, Rolan (Erma) Bailado and Rocky Bailado of Paauilo; hanai son, Destin (Loke) Martinez of Paauilo; daughters, Rexann (Alinter) Kaju, Raeann (Troy) Kamakawiwoole of Paauilo and Rena Bailado of Paauilo; sister, Donnamae (Mako) Manguail of Paauilo; brothers, Ricky Bailado and Derek (Robin) Tagabi of Paauilo; 14 grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Fortunata “Grandma Flossie” “Atang” Salvador Cabamongan, 97, of Pahoa died Nov. 2 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Lawai, Kauai, she was a retired flower packer for Anthuriums of Hawaii. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 15) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Rosita Barker of Las Vegas, Erlinita “Erla” Pauole of Honolulu, Dolores “Dee” (Frank Jr.) Degele of Pahoa and Claire (Lance) Tanaka of Hilo; sister, Flora Espiritu of Lihue, Kauai; sisters-in-law, Genoveva “Geny” Miguel of Kauai and Joyce Miguel of North Carolina; 13 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Alma Rose Pacheco Ortiz, 96, of Honolulu died Oct. 19 at Ka Punawai Ola in Kapolei, Oahu. Born in Hilo, she was a retired registered nurse for St. Francis Hospital, volunteered at Lanakila Baptist School in Waipahu, Oahu, was a member of John the Baptist Catholic Church and St. Jude Catholic Church. Visitation 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at St. Jude Catholic Church in Makakilo, Oahu. Service at 10:30 a.m. Burial at 2 p.m. Casual Attire. Survived by daughters, Paula (Russian) De Morales of Hilo and Geraldine (Robert) Tong of Makakilo; sister, Mabel Pacheco of Hilo; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Josephine Santos Salas, 88, of Hilo, died Oct. 19 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Honomu, she was a housewife and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 14) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 8-9 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 15) at the mortuary. Prayer service at 9 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Geraldine (Johnny) Ancheta of Paauhau, Flora Santos of Keaau and LouWonda (Kevin) Akeo of Hilo; sons, Edwin Salas of Hilo, Patrick Salas of Waianae, Oahu, and Richard (La Vanda) Salas of Papaikou; hanai daughter, Richelle (Richard) Sevao of Hilo; hanai sons, Martin Santos, Emrick Salas and Jaerick Salas of Hilo; sister-in-law, Rose Salas of Waianae, Oahu; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Margaret Aiko Torigoe, 78, of Hilo died Nov. 3 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired home economics teacher at Waiakea High School and member of Church of the Holy Cross, Hui Okinawa, Alpha Delta Kappa and Kaumana Terrace Community Association. Visitation 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by husband, Edgar Torigoe of Hilo; son, Troy (Juli) Torigoe of Honolulu; daughter, Joyce (Henry) Nakamoto of Hilo; brothers, Richard (Aileen) Okuna of Hilo and Albert (Pamela) Okuna of Reno, Nev.; sister, Elaine Yamaguchi of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Lilian Torigoe of Honolulu and Florence (Mason) Tachibana of Torrance, Calif.; four grandchildren; aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.