Obituaries for April 19

Rolland Cliffton Namoc, 80, of Hilo died April 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ewa, Oahu, he was a retired adult corrections lieutenant for Kulani Correctional Facility, U.S. Army veteran and member of Big Island Ballroom Dance Club and Kamana Senior Center. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Monday, Apr. 26, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Private urn service with military honors to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Seating limited; masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by partner, Elaine Kai; brothers, Constantino “Danny” Namoc, Larry (Bella) Acosta, Johnny (Lucy) Acosta, Byron Alcos, Charles “Buddy” Alcos, Paul “Desi” (Gina) Alcos, Thomas (Linda) Alcos and Ross “Oggie” Alcos; sisters, Genevieve “Beby” (Douglas) Namoc Moniz, Juanita “Lee” Acosta Sojot, Winona (Bert) Alcos Sabanal, Theresa (Gary) Alcos Dano and Sharon (Dwayne) Alcos Consilva; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Dr. Steven Willsie Pollard, 78, of Hilo died April 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Fremont, Neb., he was a clinical psychologist, abstract artist and U.S. Air Force veteran. Private services. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Hemlock Society of Hawaii and/or Death With Dignity Hawaii. Survived by daughter, Joy (Andrew Stephens) Pollard of Hilo; sons, Michael (Kit Holz) Wagner of Tucson, Ariz., James (Jackie) D. Pollard, M.D., of Enterprise, Ala.; mother of his children, Jerry Pollard of Hilo; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Aiko “Granny” Irei Shiroma, 90, of Waimea died April 3 at home. Born in Wahiawa, Oahu, she was a cashier at Speedy’s Supermarket in Aiea, Oahu, and retired from the former Sure Save Supermarket in Waimea. Services at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by son, Clyde (Michele) Shiroma of Aiea; daughters, Diane (Arthur) Fong of Kailua, Oahu, Leatrice “Lee” (John) Keolanui of Waimea, Charlene Shiroma of Honolulu and Michelle (Wardner) Kanakaole of Hilo; sister, Nancy Asato of Pearl City, Oahu; brother, George Irei of California; 16 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


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