Obituaries for June 23

Benito Delos Santos Abellera, 101, of Pahala died May 27 at Ka‘u Hospital. Born in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines, he was retired from Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. as a hand harvester and member of the Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Visitation 2-3 p.m. Sunday (June 27) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Alfonso (Zoraida) Abellera, Ernest (Pilar) Abellera and Efren (Maile) Abellera of Pahala; daughters, Juanita Gacura and Lolita (George) Pagulayan of Philippines; daughter-in-law, Florintina Abellera of Philippines; 22 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Cecilia “Syl” Aalona Ahlo, 80, of Kailua-Kona died May 28 at home. Born in Kahuku, Oahu, she worked in the KTA Superstires produce department. Services held. Survived by sons, Alfred Pagaduan of Tacoma, Wash., Eugene Pagaduan of Ocean View, Jeffrey Pagaduan and Jerry Conn of Kona; daughters, Kerisa (Robert) Carmelo of Kona, Pammie (Michael) Bedsaul of Hilo and Tabu (Mark) Ahlo of Ocean View; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Ralph “Captain” Vincent Hein, 64, of Kailua-Kona died June 17 at Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles. Private services. Survived by brother, Dale Martin of Ocean View; sisters, Cynthia Hein Mayo of Kihei, Maui, and Susan (Stanley) Oshiro of Kailua-Kona; four nephews and two nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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