Obituaries for May 2

Lorita Calonod, 75, of Holualoa died April 20 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a coffee farmer, child care provider and member of Jehovah’s Witnesses Keauhou Congregation. Private services. Condolences to the Calonod family, P.O. Box 819, Holualoa, HI 96725. Survived by sisters, Julia Rivera, Victoria Calonod, Isabel Calonod, Bertha Calonod and Yvonne Calonod of Holualoa, Flora (Richard Allen) Gomes of Kailua-Kona; brother, Albert Calonod of Holualoa; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Lucas Cody Overcast, 39, of Kealakekua died April 22 in Kealakekua. Born in Springfield, Mo., he was a landscaper. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by children, Cody Overcast and Camron Overcast of Key West, Fla.; mother, Faye (Andrew) Barksdale of Springfield, Mo.; father, Dirk Overcast of Wise River, Mont.; brother, Marcus Overcast; sister, Jessica (Charles) Burns of Springfield. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.


Elva Jane Parker, 91, of Ocean View died April 26 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Nanticoke, Pa., she was a retired program director for 4-H of Ocean County, N.J. Private service at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by sons, Frederick Parker and Donald Parker of New Jersey, James (Bernadette) Parker Sr. of Ocean View; sisters-in-law, Jean Fuller of Pennsylvania and Phyllis Gee of New Jersey; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Patricia Gail Sidebottom, 78, of Ocean View died April 22 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Pierre, S.D., she was an accountant for the state of Kansas. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by son, James “Todd” (Terri) Nighswanger of Fort Smith, Ark.; daughters, Tami Jo (Dennis) Anthony of Stockton, Mo., and Elizabeth Sherwood of Ocean View; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.


Emily J. Souza, 77, of Hilo died April 21 at Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hawaii. Survivors are asked to contact Homelani Memorial Park at 961-6051. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Marlis Anne Tanoai, 78, of Captain Cook died Feb. 17 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Santa Cruz, Calif., she was a homemaker, driver for Paradise and Marina’s Taxi, child care provider at the former Kona Village Resort, marathoner who completed the Honolulu Marathon and member and volunteer at St. Benedict’s and St. John’s Catholic churches. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Honaunau. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Sepa Tanoai of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Lani Tanoai of Kailua-Kona and Sami (James) Amorin of Temple City, Calif.; sons, Mesepa Tanoai and Kanuela Tanoai of Kailua-Kona, Tautua Tanoai of Honaunau; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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