Obituaries for February 3

John Hartley, 61, died Dec. 1. No services held. No known family. Survivors are asked to contact Hilo Medical Center at (808) 932-3500.

Franklin “Frank” David Holden, 66, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 29, 2020, at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Chicago, he was a retired electronics engineer, open water scuba instructor and certified cave diver. No services. Survived by sisters, Sherry (Fred) LaCorte of California and Janet (Mike Young) Holden-Young of Kailua-Kona; nieces, nephews and cousins.


Betty Mae Cabral Oliveira, 88, of Hilo died Jan. 26 in Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired teacher from Hilo High School and member of the Hawaii Island Retired Teachers and St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 2. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Darryl Jon (Janice) Oliveria of Hilo and Timothy (Shellie) Oliveira of Colorado; daughter, Amelia (Warren) Shaw of Waimea; sister, Lorina Springer of Hilo; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Utako “Betsy” Seki, 87, of Pahoa died Oct. 9, 2020, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired florist. Services held. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Yoshikazu Seki of Pahoa; daughter, Nina Seki of Oregon; son, Nick Seki of Pahoa; sister, Lois Shimoda of Kauai; sister-in-law, Sayo Higa of Pahoa; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


The late Henry L. Texeira was survived by, among others, sister, Pearl Grove. Her name was not submitted for an obituary published in Tuesday’s edition.

The late Irene Mae Lloyd was survived by, among others, daughter, Chellsee Lloyd of Tacoma, Wash. Her name was not submitted for an obituary published in Tuesday’s edition.

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