Obituaries for June 9

Cresencia Quinto Babas, 88, of Pepeekeo died May 31 in Hilo. Born in Lipit, Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines, she worked for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Company as a line worker. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, June 18, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery (new section). Survived by husband, Marcelino M. Babas, Sr. of Pepeekeo; children, Marcelino (Judy) Babas, Jr. of Honolulu, Ricarte (Chloe) Babas, Relito Babas and Frankilito (Christina) Babas of Keaau, Francisco (Chelsea) Babas of Hilo, Teodorico (Guylyn) Babas of Mt. View, Grace (Stephanie) Babas of Portland, Oregon, Christopher (Samantha) Babas of Pepeekeo and Sherilyn (Selson) Babas of Pawtucket, Rhode Island; brothers, Genaro (Nenita) Quinto and Alejandro (Mamita) Quinto of Philippines; sisters, Trinidad (Ignacio) Juanitez and Felisa (Rodolfo) Aspiras of Philippines; 34 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mark Allen Chamberlin, 69, of Volcano Village died May 30 at Pohai Malama. Born on Maui and raised on Oahu, he was the former owner of Lava Rock Backhoe Services and retired as a heavy equipment operator with Operator Engineers Union Local 3. Private services were held. Online condolences may be made at Survived by wife, Rae Pua Remmers Chamberlin of Volcano; son, Chad K. Chamberlin Sr. of Kailua-Kona; hanai daughter, Jonelle (Jimmy) Vita of Hilo; brother, Bruce (Leinaala) Chamberlin of Waimea; sister-in-law, Beatta (Curtis) McDonald of Arkansas; brother-in-law, Harvey Remmers of Kalapana; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces, nephew, and cousins. Arrangement by Homelani Memorial Park.

Kaleookalani Kekaualua, 57, of Hilo died May 24 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born and raised in Honolulu, he was a professional entertainer and a member of New Hope Church Hilo. Private family services were held. Survived by parents, Genesis and Sheila Kekaualua of Hilo; brother, Matthew “Black” (Tiana) Kekaualua of Honolulu; aunties, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Zacarias Damasco Labrador, 79, of Honokaa died May 19 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born in Bantog, Asingan, Pangisinan, Philippines, he was a vegetable and rice farmer and a member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial service and celebration of life will be held at a later date. Survived by sons, Ramil Labrador of Philippines and Ruben Labrador of Honokaa; daughters, Marifi Labrador and Rosita Paine of Honokaa; sister, Teresita (Alfredo) Gacula of Honokaa; brothers and sisters in-law; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Harry Pacheco Jr., 67, of Hilo died May 28 in Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a cane truck driver for the former Hilo Coast Sugar Processing Company, a U.S. Navy Seal, member of numerous motorcycle clubs and a member of the Glad Tidings Church in Hilo. Visitation from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Face masks and social distancing required. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory. Survived by daughter, Patricia “Trisha” Pacheco-Kaniho of Hilo; sons, Shane Pacheco of Modesto, Calif., Norman Apana and Vernon (Tyra) Kaniho of Hilo; sister, Claire Pacheco Mays of Kansas City, Mo.; brother, Brian Pacheco of Hilo; 11 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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