Obituaries for January 10

Peter J. Altomare, 68, of Waimea died Dec. 1 at home. Born in Boston, he was a retired engineer and consultant, Democratic Party member, former Communist Party member, union member and Unitarian Universalist. Survived by close friends, RoxAnne M. Lawson and Lenny Lundstrom of Waimea. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Manuel Correa Jr., 88, of Pahoa died Dec. 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a Kamehameha Schools Food Service retiree, crossing guard at Keonepoko Elementary School and Teamsters Union member. Family viewing 8-9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Public visitation 9-10 a.m. Service and prayers 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Survived by wife, Audrey Santos-Correa of Pahoa; sons, Manny Kekoa (Javelyn Victorino) Correa of Kailua-Kona and Elias Kanakaokai Kona of Honolulu; hanai daughter, Sandy (Kekoa Hao) Mandaquit of Las Vegas; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Robert J. DeLima, 80, of Hilo died Dec. 24 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a cowboy, rancher, jockey, dairy and piggery owner, plumber, co-founder of the Hawaii Rodeo Association and National Guard veteran. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 16) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Robert L. (Elka) DeLima, Casey DeLima and Billy DeLima of Hilo; daughter, Tracy (Herman) Ludwig of Hilo; sisters, Eileen DeLima, Hedy Franklin, Katie (Leroy) Perez and Marlene (Reggie) Leite of Hilo; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Anna “Dolly” Leah Gordon, 94, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 8 at home. Born in Glendale, Ore., she was a Mobil service station owner-operator, judicial secretary, member of Crimestoppers and Senior Mixed Bowling League and fisherwoman. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona. Scattering of ashes 10 a.m.-noon. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by daughter, Nancy (David) Irvine of Kailua-Kona; sons, Bill (Solange) Gordon of Kailua-Kona, Danny Gordon of Redding, Calif., and Robert (Kathy) Gordon of Elk Grove, Calif.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Walter Shumbo, 63, of Hilo died Dec. 22 at home. He was born in Middletown, Conn. Survived by mother, Ruth Shumbo of Colchester, Conn.; brothers, Ted Shumbo of East Hampton, Conn., Joe Shumbo of New Hartford, Conn., and Tom Shumbo of Colchester; half-brothers, Steven Shumbo of Plainville, Conn., and Alan Shumbo of Farmington, Conn.; four nieces and three nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Molly Setsuko Nakagomi Yano, 95, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 30. Born in Mountain View, she was a nurse and X-ray technician. Services 9 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 12) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kealakekua. No flowers or gifts. Survived by daughters, Beverly Antolin of Kailua-Kona and Carolyn Yano of Honolulu; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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