Manuel Bernabe Asencion, 95, of Hilo died Feb. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired seed cutter for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., U.S. Army Korean War veteran, and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and American Legion Post No. 4 Kohala. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday (April 25) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 9:30 a.m. Committal service to follow 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 Pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Flaviana Simpliciano Asencion of Hilo; son, Joseph (Elma Tomas) Asencion of Hilo; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.