Obituaries for August 17

Craig A. Deisroth, 68, of Kailua-Kona, died July 6 in Honolulu. Born in Levittown, Pa., he was an engineer for Hawaiian Telcom. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Natalie Deisroth of Kailua-Kona; son, Daniel Deisroth of Levittown, Pa.; daughter, Colleen (Randy) Deisroth-Hicks of Union Beach, N.J.; stepchildren, Natasha (Cisco) Quiocho; Kanamu (Trisha) Evangelista (Trisha), Raynae (Jason) Evangelista of Hilo; sisters, Arlene Massaro of Pennsylvania and Sharon (Jerry) Walker of Virginia; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Elmer Hugh Gomes Figueira, 69, of Hilo died Aug. 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired auto body shop owner and U.S. Army National Guard veteran. Memorial Mass 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Doriann (Shannon Kawamoto) Gomes-Figueira, Alicia Gomes-Figueira, Kristin (Ryson) Reis and Cyrstal (Jake Lee) Figueira of Hilo; stepdaughters, Pohai Souza of Honokaa and Joanie Gouveia of Kona; stepson, Kawaika Souza of Honokaa; sister, Mary Ann Mandaloniz of Hilo; brother, Leslie (Shirley) Figueira of Hilo; brother in-law, Harold Rapoza of Hilo; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Modesto “Danny” Rosete Tabuyo, 61, of Pahoa died Aug. 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a school bus driver for Roberts Hawaii and former machine operator for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut factory. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Monday (Aug. 23) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 6 p.m. Graveside committal service 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 24) at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Teresa “Sonia” Tabuyo; daughters, Hazel (Rommel) Garcia, Jennie (Jeffrey) Caban and Sheryl (Brysen Sarmiento) Tabuyo; sister, Elena Tabuyo; brothers, Alfonso (Natividad) Tabuyo, Pancho (Clarita) Tabuyo and Eduardo (Cristeta) Tabuyo Sr.; seven grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Benjamin “Benny” Torres, 82, of Hilo died July 29 at Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. Private services held. Survived by brother, George (Rose) Torres of Mountain View; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Roseline Victorine, 97, of Hilo died Aug. 10 at home. Born in San Jose, Calif., she was a retired housekeeper for the former Naniloa Surf Hotel, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Grandmother’s Club, which selected her as Mother of the Year in 2001 and Grandmother of the Year in 2002, and volunteer at Hilo Medical Center and the Salvation Army, among numerous organizations, receiving multiple awards for her services. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Survived by caregiver, Thomas Dela Cruz of Hilo; daughter, Elise (Walter) Yim of Honolulu; sons, Clyde Victorine of Memphis, Tenn., Rodney Victorine of Fremont, Calif., and Ernest Carvalho of Las Vegas; brother, Lawrence Fernandez Jr. of Maui; sister, Amy Butler of Texas; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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