Obituaries for March 30

Dorothy “Dot” Galdones, 76, of Pepeekeo died March 16 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Born in Hilo, she was a retired automotive parts clerk for the former Hilo Motors, former Island Chevrolet and the county Automotive Division, and a member of Good Shepherd Mission in Honomu, Kamana Senior Center Elderly Activitie; and International Longshore and Warehouse Union Pensioners Club. Visitation 5-6 p.m. on Monday (April 4) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. with visitation to continue after service. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Tuesday (April 5) at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Aloha attire. Survived by husband, Federico “Fred” Galdones of Pepeekeo; sons, Jesse (Jill) Galdones of Palos Verdes, Calif., Kelly Galdones of Hilo and Chad (Jayleen) Galdones of Torrance, Calif.; brother, Albert (Priscilla) Matsuoka of Waimea; sister, Nancy Corpuz of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary