Obituaries for November 28

David N. Cabuag Sr., 80, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu and Everett, Wash., died Nov. 21 at home. Born on Oahu, he was a retired member of Hawaii Carpenters Union Local 745 and the Washington state Carpenters Union, U.S. Air Force jet mechanic, life member of American Legion Post 127 in Bothell, Wash., and former member of Iron Horse Motorcycle Club on Oahu, Hawaiian Civitan Club of Kona, Kai Opua Canoe Club, former youth football and baseball coach and Special Olympics volunteer. Visitation 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 7, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service noon-1:30 p.m. Condolences: Stacey Cabuag, P.O. Box 1878, Hilo, HI 96721. Survived by daughter and caregiver Stacey “Lani” (Randall Lum) Cabuag of Hilo; sons, David N. (Maurice) Cabuag Jr. of Vacaville, Calif., Brian (Sara) Cabuag of Wilmington, N.C., and Robert Cabuag of Pearl City, Oahu; brothers, Jake Cabuag Sr. of Bothell and Paul (Esther) Cabuag Sr. of Kailua-Kona; sister, Becky Asis of Waihee, Maui; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and numerous hanai grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Rose Marie Santos, 72, of Hilo died Oct. 23 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center in Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired postal worker and worked for Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge and the state Adult Mental Health Division. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Survived by brothers, Leroy Santos and Joseph Betonio; sisters, Betty Aragon and Barbara Santos; hanai daughters, Shenelle Santos-Cortez and Brandy Feiteira; cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Mary Anne Shattuck, 86, of Waimea died Oct. 24 at home. Born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she skated in the Ice Capades, was a hospice volunteer, started the Waimea Food Bank and was associated with Catholic Outreach Services. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Memorial donations to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by sons, Michael (Suzanne) Shattuck of Waimea and Kelly (Linda) Shattuck of Phoenix; daughter, Kasey Shattuck of Waimea; sister, Pat Nolan of Niagara Falls; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Charles Walter Snyder III, 80, of Keaau died Nov. 8 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, he was a well-known artist. Survived by wife, Jeri Ramirez of Keaau; daughter, Karen (Cristian) Badau of Hopkinton, N.H.; brother, James (Ann) Snyder of Oakmont, Pa.; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Raymond Wallace Solomon Jr., 70, of Albany, Ore., formerly of Hilo and Sonoma County, Calif., died Nov. 22 in Corvallis, Ore. Born in Medford, Ore., he was a chef and kitchen manager, fisherman and snorkeler and U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran. Private scattering of ashes at sea in Hilo. Online condolences: Survived by daughter, Dominique; son, Nick; three nephews. Arrangements by Fisher Funeral Home, Albany, Ore.

Satsuko “Nancy” Tanaka, 90, of Kealakekua died Nov. 4 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kona, she was a retired food service supervisor at Kona Community Hospital and member of Daifukuji Soto Mission, Daifukuji Fujinkai, Kona Regional Senior Center and Kawanui Kumi. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Stephen (Paulette Baniaga) of Honalo and Nicholas Tanaka of Honolulu; daughter, Marsha (Ron) Novell of Arkansas; daughter-in-law, Tammy Tanaka of Hilo; sister, Daisy (Takeo) Nishiyama of Honolulu; five grandchildren, five hanai grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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