Obituaries for October 2
Benjamin Castillo Jr, 56, of Camarillo, Calif., died Sept. 17 in Los Angeles. Born in Kohala and raised in Hilo, he was retired from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was an adult correctional officer at Halawa Correctional Facility, U.S. Navy veteran and Naval Reserve retiree. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, Calif. Oahu funersal service 10 a.m. Nov. 18 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Honolulu. Interment with military honors 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, Oahu. Survived by wife, Dina Castillo; son, Storm Castillo; mother, Dorothy Castillo; stepmother, Terri Castillo; grandmother, Frances Carreira; brothers, Gordon (Julie) Castillo, Michael Benevides and Brandon (Angel) Castillo; sisters, Denise Estrada, Cheryl (Ray) Moret and, Stacey Benevides; nieces and nephews.