Obituaries for September 16

Alvin “Al” Paul Cabral, 73, of Hilo died Sept. 8 at home. Born in Olaa, he retired from Hawaii National Guard, Day-Lum Rentals and Management and Hawaii Electric Light Co. as an electrical inspector. He was a director of the Panaewa Stampede Rodeo, president of Hawaii Horse Owners and member of Ka‘u Roping and Riding Club and St. Joseph School Class of 1965 Breakfast Club. He was grand marshal and pa‘u marshal of the Merrie Monarch Parade. Services at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at the Panaewa Stampede Rodeo. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hawaii Horse Owners and Friends of Panaewa Zoo. Survived by wife, Nancy Cabral of Hilo; sons, Todd (Randi) Cabral of Kapolei, Oahu, Jeff (Lacey) Cabral of Hilo, J.C. (Whitney) Cabral of Grass Valley, Ore., and Cody Cabral of San Tan Valley, Ariz.; sister, Joyce (Dennis) Wong of Mountain View; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Dolores Laverne Mattos, 79, of Hilo died Sept. 8 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired custodian at Hilo Intermediate School and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Seating is limited (10 people) and face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Sebastian Mattos of Hilo; sons, Howard Mattos Sr. and Ronald Mattos of Hilo, David (Dawn) Mattos of Waikapu, Maui; daughters, Lorrie Mattos and Cheryl Mattos of Hilo; brothers, Everett (Aileen) Franco of Kukaiau, Phillip (Tanya) Velez of Paauilo and Harold Hocson of Hilo; sisters, Lorraine Decker of Mountain View, Eileen (Albert) Mattos of Hilo, Peggy Velez of Arizona and Leorna Honda of California; stepmother, Beatrice Hocson of Hilo; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Tell Woolsey Jr., 92, of Kealakekua died Aug. 24 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Honolulu, he was a carpenter, member of Carpenter’s Union Local No. 745, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran and University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Willed Body Program. No services. Survived by sister, Jacqueline Chappuis of Stockton, Calif.; caregiver, Richard Iwamuro of Kealakekua; three nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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