Obituaries for December 16

Elena Olarte Cobile, 85, of Hilo died Dec. 5 at home. Born in Hinundayan, Southern Leyte, Philippines, she was a retired accounts clerk for Hilo Medical Center, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Hilo Visayan Club. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 22) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Eric (Tracy) Cobile of Vancouver, Wash., Douglas (Leisley) Cobile, Chuck (Robyn) Cobile and Raymond Cobile of Hilo; six grandsons; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.