Obituaries for January 19
Rosalia “Rose” Batalla Barcelona, 85, of Hilo died Jan. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, she was retired from Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp., and a member of World Mission Center-Hilo. Visitation 9-11 Thursday, Jan. 27, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Limited seating; casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Bobby (MaryAnne) Barcelona of Honolulu and Ferdinand “Fred” Barcelona of Portland, Ore.; daughter, Minda Barcelona of Hilo; brother, Marcial (Tessie) Batalla of Ewa Beach, Oahu; sisters, Marcing “Juana” Verona of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Esperanza “Pacing” Oliveros of Pearl City, Oahu, Erlinda (Milian) Julian of Ewa Beach, Dionicia Basilio of Las Vegas, Gemina Soria of Ewa Beach, Basilia Sarceda and Juliana Felipe of the Philippines; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.