Obituaries for Aug. 2

Norman T. F. Ching, 94, of Hilo died July 21 in Kahaluu, Oahu. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at United Community Church, 1110 Kinoole St. in Hilo. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Survived by daughter, Leilani (Matt) Simkins of Manhattan Beach, Calif.; sister, Gaelic Ma of Troutdale Ore.; two grandchildren and a great grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Eugene Minar Gerrard, 94, of Pahoa died July 26 at Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home. Born in Dakota City, Neb., he was a Self-employed salesman. Survived by wife, Ji Rong Kang-Gerrard; stepson Mao (Long Qian Tang) Zheng; two stepgrandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Irvin Emilio Molcilio, 63, of Keaau died May 10 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a security guard for Professional Security. Services 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at House of Hilo, 2282 Kanoelehua Ave. in Hilo. Survived by wife Lita Molcilio, aka Estrellita Feliciano of Keaau; mother, Frances V. Molcilio; sons, Andrew Molcilio and Mat Lewis; daughter, Cholice Lewis; sisters, Debbie Molcilio, Valerie Silva, Yvonne Souza and Latty Molcilio; grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary


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