Obituaries for January 22

George Hiroto Abe, 89, of Hilo died Nov. 26 at a private care home in Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a retired taro farmer, U.S. Army veteran, member of the Kurtistown Jodo Mission and avid bowler. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Sunday, jan. 29, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 2 p.m. Casual attire; face masks requested. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Joan Abe of Hilo; son, Brandon Abe of Ewa Beach, Oahu; daughters, Shelly (Chad) Ogata of Hilo and Dawna Abe of Kapolei, Oahu; brothers, Albert Abe of Los Angeles and William (Jane) Abe of Arizona; sisters, May Love of California and Kathleen (Wilfred) Arakaki of Pearl City, Oahu; two grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.