Obituaries for July 14

LaVern “Tootsie” Bernadette Barbadillo, 71, of Naalehu died June 29 at home. Born in Pahala, she was a homemaker and caregiver. Service information at a later date. Condolences to: J. Kaluau, P.O. Box 1274, Kapaau, HI 96755. Survived by sons, Joseph (Georgette) Kaluau of Kapaau, Chad (Marissa) Dela Cruz of Nevada, Shane Enayoda Dela Cruz of Mountain View and Collin Ray Barbadillo of Naalehu; mother, Marianne Manuel of Naalehu; brother, Bob Manuel of Kalopa; sisters, Marlene Haleamau of Kalaoa and Carleen (Tim) Montgomery of Maryland; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Eunice Arlene Campbell, 72, of Naalehu died July 3 at home. Born in Ansley, Neb., she was a retired high school English teacher, former president of Manchester School Board and member of United Methodist Church. Private services. Survived by husband, George William Campbell of Naalehu; sons, James (Melissa) Robert Campbell of Kent, Ohio, and Christopher (Kim) George Campbell of Livermore, Calif.; brothers, Ken Nealeigh of Casper, Wyo., and Ron (Diane) Nealeigh of Trenton, Neb.; sister, Sue (Larry) Osnes of Florida; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangement by Dodo Mortuary.


Claude Carvalho Sr., 55, of Pahoa died March 18 at Hilo Medical Center. He worked for Green Point Nursery. Private services held. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by companion, Verlann Gonsalves of Honokaa; son, Claude Carvalho Jr. of Puna; daughter, Tiffany (Joseph) Cuskey of Puna; brothers, Val (Elaine) Sigmon of Nevada, John Mersberg of Kona, Frank Carvalho Jr., Floyd Carvalho Sr. and Glenn Carvalho of Puna; sister, Valma Carvalho of Puna and Gwendolyn Kalani of Waimanalo, Oahu; five grandchildren; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Albert Mew Chock, 76, of Kailua-Kona died July 2 at Hilo Medical Center. He was a retired carpenter, Hawaii Army National Guard veteran and member of Kona Horseshoe Pitchers Club, Hauoli Hoaloha Motorcycle Club and Hawaii Kai Canoe Club. Memorial announcement at a later date. Survived by brother, Thomas Chock; sisters, Lani Chock and Janice Cook; godson, Damon Rosa; hanai daughters, Belinda Rosa and Antoinette Vasconcellos; goddaughters, Tyleen Kamanawa and Jennie Holtslag; a nephew and niece; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Charlene Ululani Kamekona, 84, of Hilo died July 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired county custodian at Kawananakoa Hall. Private services held. Survived by son, Harold Kamekona of Hilo; daughter, Leanne Kamekona of California; brothers, Raynard Apana and Royden Apana of Oahu; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Devin Scott Keawe Miles Jr., 6, of Ocean View died June 22 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a student at Naalehu Elementary School. Private services. Survived by mother, Joley Naihe of Ocean View; sister, Jovanni Naniho-Naihe of Ocean View; maternal grandparents, John and Madeline Naihe of Ocean View; paternal grandmother, Rebecca Miles of Pahoa; paternal great-grandmother, Mary Lou Danfield of Pahoa; aunts, uncles, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Mitsuko Woolery, 88, of Pahoa died June 28 at home. She was a retired factory worker for Zoto’s Hair Products in Geneva, N.Y. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Kathleen Woolery of Pahoa; brothers, Ira Woolery of Hilo, Jerry (Cynthia) Woolery of Charlotte, N.C., and William (Ginny) Woolery of Watertown, N.Y.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

The late Rodney Kuahiwinui Sr. was survived by, among others, Joseph Akiu Jr. of Waiohinu. His name wasn’t submitted for an obituary published Friday.

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