Obituaries for September 20

Virgilio L. Capco, 78, of Pahoa died Sept. 14 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Manila, Philippines, he was a journeyman machinist for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. Celebration of life Mass 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Urn committal 10:30 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Face masks and social distancing required. No flowers. Survived by wife, Rosario Capco of Pahoa; daughters, Gynna-Virginia Loper of Boise, Idaho, Victoria Capco of Manila, Maria Velia Ganal of Surrey, British Columbia Canada, Vilma Capco-Parenas and Vivianne Maeda of Hilo; grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Randall “Randy” Scott Garrison, 60, of Ka‘u died Sept. 13 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Redwood City, Calif., he was a retired road worker for Caltrans and logistics associate for Target. Private services at a later date. Condolences to: Cheryl Garrison, P.O. Box 7413, Ocean View, HI 96737. Survived by wife, Cheryl Garrison of Ka‘u; daughter, Vanessa Garrison of Nevada; son, Randall Garrison Jr. of California; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Florence Itsuyo Kaetsu Kitamura, 85, of Hilo died Sept. 7 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired administrative assistant for the Hawaii County Police Department and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Private services. Survived by daughter, Terri (Calvin) Kaneda of Wailuku, Maui; son, Kevin Kitamura of Hilo; brother, Melvin (June) Kaetsu of Hakalau; sister-in-law, Cynthia Kaetsu of Hilo; stepbrother, Elmer (Eileen) Yada of Pepeekeo; stepsister, Elaine (Ray) Yano of Gardena, Calif.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Miyoko “Mike” Kodani, 95, of Hilo died Aug. 27 in a private care home in Hilo. Born in Waipahu, Oahu, she was retired from the Laupahoehoe Transportation Co. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by husband, Teruo Kodani of Hilo; son, Michael (Mary Ann) Kodani of Hilo; daughters, Leila (Keith) Shimizu of Kailua-Kona and Joan (Roy) Takemoto of Hilo; sisters, Kimiko Higo of Honolulu and Tsuyako Kikuchi of Los Angeles; brother-in-law, Wallace Matsuoka of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Harriet Kikuchi, Nobuko Kikuchi and Doris Motoda of Honolulu; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

George Kepilino Lincoln, 80, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 11 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Kealia, he retired from West Hawaii Concrete. Services at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by son, Andrew “Andy” (Charmaine) Lincoln of Kailua-Kona; daughter Jorgianne “Cookie” (Stanley) Haanio of Kealakekua; brothers, Elmo (Sylvia) Lincoln of Waimea and Arthur Lincoln Jr. of Oahu; sisters, Helene Kelly of Oahu and Bernice Auelua of Oahu, Nancietta Ha‘alilio of Kealia; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Diane Neufeld-Heck, 71, of Ocean View died Sept. 8 at home. Born in Bakersfield, Calif., she was an ICU and emergency room nurse at Kona Community Hospital. Private services. Survived by husband, Loren Heck of Ocean View; sister, Judith Hulse of Del Mar, Calif.; two nieces and a nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Virgilio Asuncion Saribay, 68, of Keaau died Aug. 21 at home. Born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a carpenter. Private services. Survived by wife, Virgie Saribay of Keaau; sons, Ramil (Renee) Saribay and Brian (Karine) Saribay of Maui, Chris (Genalyn) Saribay of Keaau; sisters, Corazon (Freddie) Barrios and Antonia (Pablo) Alaoan of Pahala, Delia (Elpidio) Blanco of Vallejo, Calif.; brothers, Sidro (Aida) Saribay of Hilo, Jose (Milagros) Saribay of Vallejo, Calif., Francisco (Gloria) Saribay and Ricky (Aisa Pabre) Saribay of Honolulu; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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