Kay Uno Kaneko, 87, of Holualoa died Oct. 8 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Los Angeles, she was a retired home care registered nurse, founding member of Donkey Mill Art Center, member of Kona Outdoor Circle, Japanese American Citizens League, Kona Association for Family and Community Education, American Red Cross, UGSF Nursing Alumni Association, College Women’s Association of Japan, Foreign Nurses Association in Japan, Hawaii Association for Family and Community Education, and past president of FCE, Medical Personnel Pool, Home Care Supervisor, Quick Kokua, Japanese American National Museum founding member and American Association of University Women GEM Program. Celebration 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at Kona Imin Center in Holualoa. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by son, Kris Kaneko of Holualoa; daughters, Julie Kaneko Hall of Ventura, Calif., and Patricia (Pete) Strahler of Castle Rock, Colo.; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lorenzo Bacungan Mangaoang, 83, of Pahoa died Jan. 4 at Linda Ganir Care Home in Kailua-Kona. Born in Aringay, La Union, Philippines, he was a nursery worker for Pacific Floral Resources and member of the Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Monday (Jan. 13) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) at Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Rosary at 11 a.m. Mass at 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:5 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Gloria Mangaoang of Pahoa; sons, Larry (Naomi) Mangaoang of Houston and Peter (Nicole) Mangaoang of Kona; daughters, Ayrine (Allan) Simeon of Keaau and Georgina (Richard) McKinney of Houston; brother, Rizalino (Florentina) Mangaoang of Keaau; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Robbie “Tita” (Bibilone) Skupa, 62, of Las Vegas, formerly of Mountain View, died Dec. 27 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a front desk receptionist at Four Queens Resort and Hooters in Las Vegas. Celebration of life 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St. Survived by daughter, Lorraine Jackson; son, Robert Jackson; father, Pablo Bibilone; brothers, Renwick Bibilone and Bert (Janet) Bibilone; nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Moses Moke Wentworth III, 59, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 1 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Kealakekua, he was a laborer and rancher. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at OTEC Beach. Lunch to follow. Casual attire; no flowers. For info, call 937-3041. Condolences to: B. Nastor, 72-3998 Hawaii Belt Rd. Unit S, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. Survived by mother, Harriette Wentworth of Washington; sons, Moses Wentworth IV of Nevada, Don Wentworth of Texas, Ricky Wentworth of Nevada and Jorden (Marisol) Wentworth California; daughter, Jacqueline Wentworth of Nevada; siblings, Bernadine Nastor of Kailua-Kona, Decemberie Mukini of Ocean View, John Wentworth of Kailua-Kona, Kanani Crisafi of Captain Cook and Thomas (Adriana) Pua of Keei Beach; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Gregory Scott Wolfe, 71, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 26 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Born in Hamilton, Ohio, and raised in Honolulu, he was retired from Naval Station Pearl Harbor Public Works Department, a U.S. Navy veteran and enjoyed basketball, martial arts and cats. Memorial 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Old Kona Airport pavilion No. 4. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Margie Gillman-Wolfe; daughter, Natanya Wolfe of Vancouver, Wash.; sisters, Deborah Wolfe of Irving, Texas, and Rochelle Wolfe of Honolulu; brothers, George (Shelly) Wolfe of Germantown, Md., and John (Korinna) Wolfe of Portland, Ore.; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.