Obituaries for November 21

Darrell Bert Ka-Yee Wong Chong, 67, of Hilo, formerly of Naalehu, died Oct. 23 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Pahala, he was a cashier for the former Pick and Pay Market in Naalehu and waiter at Volcano House and Kilauea Military Camp. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 27) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Limited seating; face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by brother, Norman (Eleanor) Wong Chong of Hilo; sisters, Linda (Greg) Sanchez, Audrey (Douglas) Motonaga and Rachel (Daniel) Kurahashi of Oahu, Rhoda (Jim) Tinker of South Carolina; sister-in-law, Genevieve Wong Chong of Hilo; caregiver, Jasmine Wong Chong of Hilo; companion, Raymond M. Ignacio of Mountain View; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Brenda “Breeze” Joy Caravalho, 74, of Mountain View died Sept. 20 at home. Born in Keaau, she was a retired manager for Yamada Transfer Inc. and member of Saint Theresa Catholic Church, Mountain View. Public visitation 9-11 a.m. Friday (Nov. 26) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Private service and burial to follow. Casual attire; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Natalie (Dominic) Pacheco and Sherri Caravalho; son, Stacey Caravalho; hanai children, Lori and Steven Kiyonaga; brother, Franklin Baptiste; former spouse, Ernest Caravalho; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Jean Natsue Ishizu, 86, of Laupahoehoe died Oct. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired Registered Nurse for the former Honokaa Hospital and member of Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission. Public visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 27) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Private service to follow. Casual attire; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Jack (Susan) Ishizu of Honolulu and Roy (Caroline DeMattos) Ishizu of Laupahoehoe; daughter, Kay (Glenn) Hada of Honolulu; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mitsuo “Blackie” Kitagawa, 90, of Hilo died Nov. 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was the retired owner of Nursery Things Inc. and a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, South Panaewa Kumiai, Hilo Jaycees, Lions Club, Lincoln Wreckers and Born Losers Golf Club. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Yaeko Kitagawa of Hilo; sons, Stephan Kitagawa and Clifford Kitagawa of Hilo, Bruce Kitagawa of Kona; daughter, Jane Chang of California; brother-in-law, Rusty Eclipse of Mountain View; sister-in-law, Kiyoko Nakamura of Honolulu; four grandchildrenand a great-grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Moana Merle Kim Lyman, 81, of Hilo died Nov. 5 at home. Born in Hoolehua, Molokai, she was a retired accounts clerk for Haili Christian School, homemaker and a member of Haili Congregational Church and Puna Covenant Church. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday (Nov. 26) at Puna Covenant Church in Keaau. Funeral service at 10:30. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by son, Robert Lyman of Hilo; daughter, Kim (Paul) McCarty of Kurtistown; brother, Ronald (Annie) Kim of Oahu; sister, Mokihana (Peter) Digerlando of California; six grandchildren and six great-grand-children; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Elizabeth Ann Sherwood, 52 of Ocean View died Oct. 29. Born in Sterlington, La., she owned a cleaning business. Private services at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by brother, Todd (Teri) Nighswonger of Missouri; sister, Tami (Dennis) Anthony of Stockton, Mo.; three nieces. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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