Obituaries for January 13

Antonio Bruce Cosma, 84, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 4 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, he was a journeyman carpenter, a carpenter for Cliff Pouton Builders, a construction worker for Glover Construction Company and Hawaii Dredging Construction Company, worked for Hicks Homes Builders, and owned Cosma’s Carpentry Services. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Carilynne Cosma of Kailua-Kona; sons, Anthony (Denise) Cosma of Kalaoa and Harry (Doreen) Kapea of Dallas; daughters, Pixie (Melvin) Flores and Tracey Cosma-Carvalho of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Marion (Nancy) Cosma of Lahaina, Maui and Francis (Ella) Cosma of Wailuku, Maui; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Yoshiyuki Kaneko, 88, of Kealakekua died Dec. 17. Born in Honalo, he was a retired teacher from Konawaena High and Intermediate schools, member of HSTA-R, Bank Kumiai and Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and U.S. Air Force veteran. Private services. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Emiko Kaneko of Kealakekua; son, Steven (Tiffany) Kaneko of Honalo; daughter, Lani (Spencer) Kimura of Hawaii Kai, Oahu; brother, Herbert (Vivian) Kaneko of Pearl City, Oahu; sisters, Kimiko Sato of San Carlos, Calif. and Asako Kajioka of Pearl City; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert “Bob” Michael Manzano-Hill, 66, of Orchidland died Oct. 20 at Hospice, Spring Hill, Fla. Born in Fort Benning, Ga., he was the operations manager for Hawaii Orchids. Private services. Survived by sons, Joshua, Lucas, and Hanu; sisters, Marie, Ann and Beth; brother, Dave; a granddaughter; nephews.

William Charles Russo, 71, of Ocean View died Dec. 22 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Glenwood Springs, Colo., he was a U.S. Army veteran and disabled retiree. Services held. Survived by sister, Lorraine Howlett of Seattle; stepmother, Rose Russo of Chula Vista, Calif.; stepsister, Denise Nichols of Nashville, Tenn. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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