Obituaries for October 20

Alfredo Cabatu Cabaccang, 85, of Keaau died on Aug. 26 at home. Born in Mapisi Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a retired papaya farmer and member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation from 5-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at Dodo Mortuary chapel; service at 6 p.m. Mass at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Sec.) Facemasks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Evangeline T. Cabaccang of Keaau; son, Rey (Marites) Cabaccang of Hawaiian Paradise Park; daughters, Regina (Jhun) Cabico of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Jerima (Noel) Guerrero of Las Vegas; brothers, Pedro (Leovigilda) of Molokai and Virgilio (Marieta) Cabaccang of Maui; sister, Virgina Cabrera of Modesto, Calif.; 10 grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Charles Edward Coe, 78, of Hilo died Oct. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Wahiawa, Oahu, he was a retired truck driver, member of the Po‘aha Pa‘ina Golf Club, Hawaii Police Golf Club and the Operating Engineers Union, Local 3. Private services. Send condolences to: Ernestine “Tini” Bright, 608 Iwalani St., Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by wife, Ernestine “Tini” Bright of Hilo; sons, Charles Coe Jr. of Las Vegas and Ernest (Liz) Vasconcellos of Gresham, Ore.; daughters, Jayme Sheffield of Texas, Erline Vasconcellos of Waikele and Ernell (Hale) Decker of Hilo; brothers, John (Amy) Coe of Kunia and Gerald Coe of Hilo; sisters, Jean (Mel) Temblor of Wahiawa, Oahu and Debbie Haina of Nanakuli, Oahu; nine grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Lucino Salboro Gomera, Sr. 92, of Paauilo died on Oct. 3 at home. Born in Laupahoehoe, he was a retired diesel and automobile mechanic for the former Hamakua Sugar Company, member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Santo Ninio Club and Paauilo Community Athletic Association and U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Visitation from 8-9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mass at 9:30 a.m. Private burial to follow. Facemasks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Stephanie Echavez of Florida, Katherine (Wendell) Paiva of Paauhau and Rochelle (Bryan) Hunt of Honokaa; sons, Lucino (Lisa) Gomera Jr. of Kailua-Kona, Brendan (Jamee) Gomera of Waimea and Darren Gomera of Paauilo; brothers, Gabriel (Verna) Gomera, Daniel Gomera and Domingo Gomera of Hilo; sisters, Judy (Joe) Costa of Honokaa, May (Gerald) Otomo of Hilo, Oria (Roger) Michaelis of Orange, Calif. and Yvonne Ikeda of Oahu; brothers in-law, Emiliano Hilua of Arizona and Paul Ramos of Kailua-Kona; sisters in-law, Geraldine (Guy) Kishinami and Evelyn Gomera of Paauilo, Marcella (Shannon) Ah Hee of Waikoloa, Veronica Gomera of Ookala, Carmen Manes and Yvonne Ikeda of Oahu; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Donald Jiro Kaneo, 49, of Honokaa died on Oct. 8 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honokaa, he was tile installer and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services at later date. Survived by daughters, Alisha Kaneo of Honomu, Cheremy Kaneo of Oahu and Donalyn Kaneo of Honokaa; son, Gunja Kaneo of Honokaa; seven grandchildren; mother, Irene Kaneo of Honokaa; brothers, George Gamayo of Paauilo and Darren (Darde) Gamayo of Honokaa; sisters, Leila Kunishige and Wanda (Talan) Parel of Honokaa, Kaylene (Leroy) Alip of Paauhau; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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