Obituaries for April 5

Scott Alexander Davidson, 61, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 20 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was a mechanic, charter fisherman and boat captain. Celebration of life 3 p.m. Saturday (April 6) at Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Harbor. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by sisters, Elizabeth Snyder of Captain Cook and Carolynn Martin of Ocean View; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Yuriko Hayashikawa, 98, of Hilo died March 11 at a private care home. Born in Keaau, she was a retired saleswoman for the former Helen’s Fabric Shop. Private services held. No flowers or koden. Survived by daughters, Jean (Wilfred) Fujimoto, Joan Shimoda and Gail DeSilva; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Nenita “Noning” Fontanares Llantero, 82, of Hilo died March 25 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines, she was a retired teacher at Keaau Elementary School, taught in the Philippines and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (April 9) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday (April 10) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by husband, Tranquilino “Lino” Llantero of Hilo; sons, Emerson (Kareen) Llantero, Ferdinand (Rosemary) Llantero, Bernard Llantero, Richard (Leslie) Llantero and Harvey (MayLee) Llantero; daughters, Mildred Llantero and Irene (Raymond) Fontecha; brothers, Edison (Erlinda) Fontanares and Mario (Virginia) Fontanares; sisters, Adelaida Fontanares and Corazon Agpaoa; 10 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Natalie “Nat” Stephanie Santana, 53, of Kailua-Kona died March 9 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. In Kealakekua, she was a homemaker, a former cashier and certified nurses aide. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Holualoa. Service at 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow at Kahaluu Beach Park main pavilion. Condolences to: N. Leiva-Santana, 74-5540 Kaiwi St, PMB 244, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. For info, call 557-7640. Survived by daughters, Natasha (Cesar) Leiva-Santana and Tatiana Santana of Kailua-Kona; sons, Vernon Gomes, Jr., Nestor Santana and Santiago Santana of Kailua-Kona; brothers, George (Jessie Amoguis) Gaspar of Kailua-Kona and Thomas Gaspar of Captain Cook; sisters, Nerissa DeLima-Enriques of Kurtistown and Nisha (Curtis Castillo) Santana of Maui; six grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii and Oahu Mortuary and Crematory.

Basilio Tagalicod Sr. 83, of Pahoa died March 23 at Hilo Medical Center, born in Ko‘ae, Kapoho, he was a retired heavy equipment operator and land supervisor for Kapoho Land and Development Co. and member of Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass at 11 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Survived by son, Francisco “Camilo” (Josephine) Tagalicod of Kapaau; daughters, LauryAnn (Craig) Smith of Manchester, Conn. and Solidad “Girly” Tagalicod of Pahoa; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Tagalicod of Hilo; hanai sons, Wesley (Barbara) Kobayashi of Pahoa and Brandon (Stephanie) Morante of Washington; hanai daughters, Marlene Sanoria of Pahoa, Betty (Leroy) Dikito of Kalapana and Lilith Aiona of Keaau; brother, Francisco “Boy” (Jan) Tagalicod of Parma, Ohio; sisters, Leilani Kobayashi, Lillian (George) Salazar, Emma Tagalicod, Florence (James) Kawaihae, Frances (Solomon) Ka‘awaloa of Pahoa, Marcelina (Samuel) Kaho‘okaulana, Jane (Howard) Konanui and LoveyMae (Charles Shaffer) Tagalicod of Hawaiian Paradise Park; sister-in-law, Angela Tagalicod of Pahoa; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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