Obituaries for February 3

Kathleen “Kate” Davis, 63, of Hilo died Jan. 17 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Waialua, Oahu, she was a tax preparer for H&R Block, mother and sister. Private services. Survived by, daughter, Elizabeth Crosson, Ph.D., of New Mexico; brothers, Mike (Debbie) Crosson of Kalopa, Tom (Jan) Crosson of Washington, Terry (Mary Ann) Crosson of North Carolina and Matt Crosson of Hilo; sister, Mary (Carl) Fujio of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Lionel Kaahihilani Gaspar, 88, of Napoopoo died Jan. 28 at home. Born in Napoopoo, he was a truck driver for the former J.M. Tanaka and the former Jay Matsuoka Construction Co., member of Kahikolu Congregational Church, Operating Engineers and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Visitation 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Kahikolu Congregational Church on Napoopoo Road. Memorial service at 9 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Lionel Gaspar Jr. of Napoopoo, Clifford (Levie) Gaspar of Kailua-Kona and Kaleilani Olsen of Maui; daughters, Ipo Gaspar-Hodges of Forestville, Calif., and Melody (Derrick) Carvalho of Napoopoo; grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Nick Keone Kailipaka, 50, of Hilo died Jan. 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he worked for a car rental company. Visitation 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Flowers and lei welcome. Survived by mother, Lillian N. Kailipaka of Hilo; wife, Kim Kailipaka of Hilo; sons, Kaipo (Becca Hiraishi) Kailipaka, Kelii (Kaley Bannister) Kailipaka and Kamaha‘o Kailipaka of Hilo; sisters, Charmanine (Moki) Day of Maui and Tammy Ann Ryan of Kailua-Kona; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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