Obituaries for January 26

Jean Loreen Ulamealani Cruz, 70, of Henderson, Nev., died Jan. 23 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired secretary for the University of Hawaii School of Pharmacy. Services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Stephanie (Bruce) Tyrin of Phoenix and Sarah Cruz of Henderson; brothers, Charles Dahlberg of West Simsbury, Conn., and Jim Dahlberg of Thailand; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Josephine Kuulei Naungayan, 87, of Kapaau died Jan. 18 at home. Born in Kohala, she was a retired nursery worker for a foliage and plant nursery and member of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorial Mass and urn burial at a later date. Survived by children, Patrick (Rachel) Black Santiago of Kailua-Kona, Paul Santiago of Las Vegas, Priscilla (Douglas) Atkins, Peter (Eva) Naungayan and Patti (Timothy) Stivers of Kohala, Pauline Naungayan of Honokaa; brother, Louis (Phyllis) Malasig of Las Vegas; sister, Priscilla (Alan) Kaaekuahiwi of Waimea; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Leonardo “Smiley” Galima Ragpala, 76, of Honokaa died Jan. 21 at home. Born in Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, he was a retired sugar cane field instrumentalist for the former Hamakua Sugar Plantation Co. and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Marita Ragpala and Leenelle (Uelese) Pola of Honokaa; sons, Elmer (Cheri) Ragpala of Honokaa and Donel (Shady) Ragpala of Washington; a sister-in-law; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandson; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Stephen Kaipo Young, 61, of Waimea died Jan. 8 in Waimea. Born in Honolulu, he worked as a security guard. Private services held. Online condolences: Survived by son, Adam Young of St. Helens, Ore.; mother, Ernestine Young of Honolulu; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Stephan Paul Zulawinski, 68, of Ocean View died Jan. 15 in Ocean View. Born in Gary, Ind., he worked as a electrician for Local 697. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Patti; stepson, Adam Marzullo of Valparaiso, Ind.; brother, Mark (Diana) Zulawinski of Hobart, Ind.; one grandchild and one stepgrandchild; a niece. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


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