Obituaries for November 2

William Douglas Moniz, 93, of Hilo died Oct. 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Wainaku, he was a retired warehouse supervisor for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and Hawaii Army National Guard medic. Private services held. Survived by wife, Genevieve P. Moniz of Hilo; sons, Dr. Jason (Jeri) Moniz of Paauilo and Terence Moniz of Volcano; daughter, Dr. Jadelyn (Greig) Nakamura of Hilo; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Joseph Ricci, 84, of Honokaa died Oct. 28 at home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a retired journalist for Reuters News Agency and had worked for Hawaii Public Radio. No services. Survived by wife, Shigeyo Ricci; sons, Omar Ricci and Paul Ricci. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Anna Texeira, 73, of Hilo died Sept. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Austria, she owned Business Automation Inc. in Hilo. Mass 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Face masks and social distancing required. Memorial tributes or condelences to Michael Texeira, 299 Kukuau St., Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by husband, Michael Texeira of Hilo; daughter, Claudia Texeira of Orange County, Calif.; sons, Jon Texeira, Nicholas Texeira and Matthew Texeira of Hilo; 10 grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mr. William Keaupuni o‘olohuio okalakaua “Chuco” “Will” Townsend, 39, of Hilo died Oct. 18 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu and raised in Kahaluu, Oahu, he was co-owner of the Popover Bakery and Cafe, Darq Labs Photography and Aloha By The Cup and a graduate of Castle High School in Kaneohe, Oahu. Visitation 10 a.m.-noon Sunday (Nov. 7) at Popover Bakery and Cafe, 399 E. Kawili St., Suite 102 in Hilo. Memorial service at noon. Casual attire; face masks and social distancing required. Oahu services at a later date. Survived by parents, George and Barbara Townsend of Hilo; brothers, Derek Townsend and Daniel (Gabriela Haldman) Townsend of Hilo; paternal grandfather, William K. Townsend of Hilo; paternal grandmother, Annelle A. Freeman of Hilo; maternal grandfather, Paul Bray Jr. of Hilo; a niece, uncles, aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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