Obituaries for December 22

Dennis “Acro” Simon Acoba, 71, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 10 at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a diesel mechanic for Bacon Universal and E.M. Rivera, co-owner of J.A.D. Equipment Repair and U.S. Army veteran. Services were held. He is survived by his wife, Lily Acoba and daughter, Tangee (Jonny) Acoba-Varron, all of Kailua-Kona; hanai son, Peter Queja of El Cajon, CA.; brothers, George (Esther) Acoba of Gardena, CA., David (Dean Lee) Acoba of Oahu; sisters, Linda (Jim) Gore of San Diego, CA., Patricia Arrojo of Papaikou; sister-in-law, Suzie Acoba of Los Angeles, CA.; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.