Obituaries for June 20

Brenda Lee Benoit, 70, of Pepeekeo died June 12 at home. Born in Los Angeles, she was a retired logger, volunteer firefighter in Klamath, Calif., and hunter. Services in California at a later date. Survived by aunt, Jane Benoit of Hilo. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Wendell Akio Mattos Sr., 68, of Kohala died May 12 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Kohala, he was retired from the County of Hawaii Department of Public Works. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at 54-321 Union Mill Road in Kapaau. Service at 10 a.m. Kohala Baptist Church to officiate. Luncheon to follow. Survived by wife, Jeannine Mattos of Kohala; sons, Wendell (Gaylyn) Mattos Jr. of Kohala and William (Allyson) Mattos of Oahu; daughter Tioni (Steve) Maeda of Kohala; brother, Wesley (Dana) of Kona; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu.


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