Obituaries for January 9

Lillian Nathaniel Kailipaka, 86, of Hilo died Jan. 5 at Legacy of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired bookkeeper for Central Supply Inc. and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, section 5. Survived by daughters, Charmaine (Virgil) Day of Maui and Tammy Ann Ryan of Kailua-Kona; sister, Grace Rapoza of Hilo; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mabel Aulike Kaipo, 91, of Naalehu died Dec. 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ka‘u, she was a homemaker and member of Ka‘u Civic Club, Halau Na Kupuna O Ka‘u, Kauaha‘ao Congregational Church, Naalehu Senior Center, and volunteer at Naalehu Elementary School for arts and crafts. Burial service noon Sunday (Jan. 12) at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughters, Shelley Veincent of Hawaiian Beaches and Robyn (David Bolton) Bonilla of Georgia; sons, Colin (Lani) Kaipo of Oahu, Alvin Keala Kaipo of Mountain View and Blair Mililani Kaipo of California; sister, Eunice Hashimoto of Waiohinu; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

John Newton Nind IV, 81, of Kailua-Kona Jan. 1 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hackensack, N.J., he was an insurance agent. No services. Survived by wife, Sharon Nind of Kailua-Kona; sons, John R. Nind of California and Darryl (Karen) Nind of Simi Valley, Calif.; daughter, Kimberley (Michael) Akerson of California. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Josephine “Pingping” Omandam Racho, 92, of Waikoloa died Jan. 3 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired sales clerk for City Mill. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Monday (Jan. 13) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Hawaiian or casual attire; no flowers. Memorial donations to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 43 Kapiolani St., Hilo HI 96720. Survived by sons, Cering (Villa) Duhaylongsod of Waikoloa, Stanley (Joyce) Suan of Waipahu, Oahu, and Marcel (Felix) Bonito of Philippines; daughters, Tessie Suan of San Antonio and Dale (Jim) Bayone of Warner Robins, Ga.; half-sister, Senia Erberhardt of Ewa Beach, Oahu; 16 grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Sylvia Elizabeth Ravaglia, 42, of Waimea died Jan. 1. Born in Pullman, Wash., she was a writer, artist, equestrian, athlete who competed in Ironman and Ultraman races and graduate of Punahou School and Carnegie Mellon University. Celebration of life 10:30 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 12) at Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Kennedy Square on the upper campus. Optional run/walk and reception to follow on campus. Dress comfortably. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Sylvia and Tiffany Ravaglia Aloha Fund on GoFundMe.com or Hawaii Preparatory Academy, c/o Advancement Office, 65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd, Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by husband, Mark Ravaglia of Waimea; daughter, Tiffany Ravaglia of Waimea; mother, Ann (Glen) Wilby of Oahu; father, Erol (Alice) Barbut of Moscow, Idaho; brother, Eric (Midori) Barbut of Oahu. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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