Obituaries for October 12

Milton Rapozo Branco Jr., 66, of Hilo died Sept. 28 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Japan, he was retired from the U.S. Air Force and a member of Honokaa Nutrition and Senior Club, Visayan Filipino Club and Pension Club. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 17) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 5 p.m. Graveside committal service 9 a.m. Monday (Oct. 18) at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 pavilion. Casual attire. Seating limited; masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Alan (Sadie Evangelista) Dalao of Hilo, Milton Branco and Timothy Branco of California; daughter, Nicole (Angel) Ramirez of California; seven grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Cathy Lale Louise Landeros, 56, of Ocean View died Oct. 4 in Kealakekua. Born in San Bernadino, Calif., Survived by son, Ralph Landeros IV; mother, Hannah Uribes of Ocean View; brothers, William (Chris Nancy) Uribes of Las Vegas, Ramon (Sherry) Uribes and Casey (Elsie) Uribes of Hilo; sisters, Marjorie Torres of Las Vegas, Christina (Carey) Sledge of Oklahoma, Belinda (Shipp) Uribes of Victorville, Calif., and Joy Uribes of Colton, Calif. Private services at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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Asano Matsumoto, 89, of Holualoa died Sept. 20 at home. Born in Kona, she was a coffee and avocado farmer and member of Waiaha Kumiai, Kona Hongwanji Fujinkai and Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Private services held. Survived by sons, Bryan Matsumoto of Holualoa and Sidney (Kerry) Matsumoto of Honomalino; brother, Ichiro Muta of Hawaii Kai; sister, Kikue Yamashita of Kailua-Kona; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Peter “Pete” Allan Paiva Sr., 67, of Papaikou died Sept. 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a mechanic and auto body technician. Visitation at a later date. Survived by wife, Darleen Paiva of Papaikou; daughters, Jodi (Ardell) Arias of Papaaloa and Jessica (Kurtis) Carvalho of Puna; son, Peter Paiva Jr. of Papaikou; brother, Michael (Charlotte) Paiva of Honolulu; sisters, Victoria De Luz, Theresa Matthews and Roxanne Araki of Hilo, Susan Pavao of Honolulu; mother-in-law, Katherine Tamala of Hilo; sister-in-law, Leann Paiva; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James Douglas Sloan, 86, of Keaau died Sept. 28 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. Born in Gainesville, Ga., he was a retired chief customer service agent for Hawaiian Airlines and U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday (Oct. 18) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Renwick (Diane) Moniz of San Bruno, Calif., Charles (Lisa) Sloan of Kurtistown and Jonathan Sloan of Keaau; daughter, Michelle (Al) Meeks of Gainesville; brother, Gary Sloan of Gainesville; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Leslie Kazufumi Tome, 63, of Hilo died Sept. 18 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Okinawa, Japan, he was a retired buyer for Suisan Co. Ltd. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Lindsey (Cody Fujimoto) Tome of Hilo; mother, Masae Tome of Okinawa; brother, Kazumasa Tome of Okinawa; sisters, Matsue Nishime, Matsuko Oshiro and Chiyono Yogi of Okinawa; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Damon David Uribes, 65, of Ocean View died Sept. 16 in Kealakekua. He was born in San Bernadino, Calif. Survived by sons Damon, Richard and John Uribes; mother, Hannah Uribes of Ocean View; brothers William (Chris Nancy) Uribes of Las Vegas, Ramon (Sherry) Uribes and Casey (Elsie) Uribes of Hilo; sisters, Marjorie Torres of Las Vegas, Christina (Carey) Sledge of Oklahoma, Belinda (Shipp) Uribes of Victorville, Calif., and Joy Uribes of Colton, Calif. Private services at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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