Obituaries for January 3

Mary Angelo Branco, 90, of Honokaa died Dec. 19 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Haina, she was a retired candy maker and packer for Hawaiian Holiday Macadamia Nut Co. and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Sacred Heart Society. Private service. Survived by daughters, Donna (Rogers) De Luz of Paauilo and Sandra (Gordon) Dias of Honokaa; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Douglas Goodwin, 67, of Kailua-Kona died July 26, 2018. Born in New York, he was a retired U.S. Postal Service carrier and volunteer fireman in New York. Survived by wife, Pauline Goodwin of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Lara-Lynn Goodwin of Kailua-Kona; brother, Kenneth (Christine) Goodwin of New Jersey; sisters, Carol Straubing of Blue Ash, Ohio, Patricia (Rick) Snedecor of Patchogue, N.Y., Barbara Schaefer of Mundelein, Ill.; brothers-in-law, Wilfred (Pauline) Nishina of Sacramento, Calif., Clayton (Nona) Nishina of Kealakekua and Melvin (Eva) Nishina of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Jill (Larry) Tanaka of Kaloko and Patsy (Juergen) Naggert of Bar Harbor, Maine; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Carmen Salazar Sanchez, 74, of Honokaa died Dec. 9 at Hawaii Care Choices. Born in Honokaa, she was a retired group reservations coordinator for the Hilton in Waikoloa, member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and Big Island Visayan Club and was a beauty consultant for Barbizon School of Modeling. Visitation from 9-10 a.m. Jan. 9 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Private urn burial at a later date at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by daughter, Rochelle (Kent) Kagawa of Hilo; sons, Michael (Renee) Sanchez of Waikoloa and Brian (Laua‘e) Sanchez of Waimea; sisters, Sue (Fino) Agor and Crescentia Salazar Ganutan of Oahu, Caroline Vinluan of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ikuko Solis, 88, of Pahoa died Dec. 15 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Saitama, Japan, she was a homemaker, was educated in botany and enjoyed writing haiku, practicing penmanship and translating languages daily. Private family services. Burial at noon Jan. 11 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by son, Timothy “Tim” Solis of Pahoa; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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