Obituaries for April 4

Michael Crosby Eaton, 86, of Hawi died March 3 at home. Born in New York City, he was a renowned surfboard shaper, designer and fabricator, owner of Eaton Surfboards, pilot, car and boat builder and U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Private service and inurnment at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Condolences to: Marianne Eaton, P.O. Box 190675, Hawi, HI 96719. For information, call 884-5989. Survived by wife, Marianne Eaton of Hawi; son, Mark (Marleen Kushner) Eaton of California; daughter, Debby Eaton of California; sister, Ann Medve of Hawi; brother, Jared (Patty) Eaton of Hawi; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Eleanor Jane Helfrich, 73, of Hilo died March 16 at home. Born in Peoria, Ill., and raised in Burma, she was a member of the former Hilo Day Activity Center and Special Olympics swimmer. Celebration of life 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, on Coconut Island (Moku Ola), weather permitting. Casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Burial at a later date at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by sisters, Mary (Kenneth) Uyeda of Hilo, Liz Barton of Mountain View, Cathy Williams of South Point and Christina (Leonard) Gouw of Ewa Beach, Oahu; brother, Thomas (Muilan) Helfrich of Mountain View; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Richard Yasuo Hori Sr., 88, of Kohala died March 21 at home. Born in Kohala, he was an owner and baker for the former Holy’s Bakery in Manoa, Oahu, and Duty Free Shop on Oahu. No services. Survived by children, Deborah Aiko Hori Kaholoa‘a, Robin Hori, Richard Hori Jr. and Joel Hori; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Vladimir Borisovich Skorikov, Ph.D., 61, of Hilo died Feb. 21 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Moscow, he was a professor of psychology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, published papers on developmental psychology, career development and research methodology and was a world traveler who enjoyed skiing, tennis, swimming, entertaining, grilling and working on home projects and his garden. Public visitation 4-5 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Seating is limited; face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Private memorial service for immediate family only at 5 p.m. Friends and relatives may view the memorial service via live-streaming video from 5 p.m. at, event ID: dodomortuary, password: OQEDBH. Survived by wife, Deborah Hashimoto-Skorikov of Hilo; daughter, Marina Skorikova of Moscow; parents, Boris Skorokov and Vladimira Petrenko of Moscow; brother, Andrey Skorikov of Moscow; stepchildren, Brandon Hamamoto and Quinn Hamamoto of Hilo; a granddaughter; three nephews and a cousin. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

A drive-through celebration of life for the late Stanley Haruo Haraguchi will take place from 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, April 11, at the Dodo Mortuary Chapel upper carport. Face masks and social distancing required. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Additional information published in a March 26 obituary.


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