Obituaries for June 14

Samuel “Uncle Sonny” Buentipo Castillo, 73, Hilo died June 7 at home. Born in Balais, Lagangilang, Abra, Philippines, he worked for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and was a retired car salesman for the Chevrolet and Hilo-Mazda-Subaru dealerships, a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and founder and organizer of the Filipino Basketball Association, county Parks and Rec basketball referee and KPUA Radio announcer. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Service livestreamed at Event ID: DodoMortuary Password: UXB9VG. Survived by wife, Crescencia Cabonce Castillo of Hilo; daughter, Maybelline Castillo of Hilo; son, Chester Jay (Christine) Castillo of California;mother, Florencia Buentipo Castillo of Hilo; brothers, Walter “Willy” (Perlita) Castillo, Ramie (Clarita) Castillo, Melo (Sommer) Castillo, Joel (Merly) Castillo, Alex Castillo and Bobby (Lehua Kaleiwahea) Castillo all from Hilo; sisters, Sally (Manny) Villaluz and Lorna Castillo of Hilo and Belle (Nelson) Naboa of California; sisters-in-law, Charity Reintegrado and Clara Castillo of Hilo, Lourdes (Elias) Tubongbanua, Marie (Lou) Asistin and Zenaida Cabonce of California; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.