Obituaries for December 18

Marvalee Kawehionalani Banagan, 74, of Kealakekua, died Oct. 24 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Honolulu, she was a private caregiver and member of Calvary Community Church. Private services at a later date. Condolences to: A. Kukua, P.O. Box 881181, Pukalani, HI 96788. Survived by son, Adrian (Kehaulani) Kukua of Makawao, Maui; brother, Arthur Kukua Jr. of Las Vegas; sisters, Jeanette (George) Pereira of Kalaoa, Kona, Ardis Kukua of Kealakekua and Maryann Kukua of Utah; a granddaughter and a great-grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Victorino Sugpatan Riingen, 79, of Keaau died Dec. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Batac Ilocos Norte, Philippines; he was a macadamia nut picker for Agro Business of Hawaii. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 7 p.m. Casual attire. Burial at a later date. Survived by wife, Gregoria Riingen of Keaau; sons, Roberto (Precy) Riingen and Richard (Melani) Riingen of Keaau, Ronald (Ana) Riingen of Italy and Reynante (Susan) Riingen of Honolulu; daughter, Roserem Riingen (Paterno) Paderan of Ainaloa; sisters, Guillerma Riingen and Rosalinda (Pedro) Pacunayen of the Philippines; brother, Felix (Leticia) Riingen Jr. of the Philippines; eight grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Gayle Naomi Rosario, 60, of Keaau died Nov. 30. Born in Hilo, she worked for Kadota Liquor. No services. Online condolences: Survived by partner, Hercules Fontes; mother, Kinue Ito; daughter, Dayna Rosario; brother, Glenn Ito; sister, Audrey Jyo; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


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