Obituaries for May 19
Leonard “Leo” Andrew Gonsalves Sr., 81, of Pahoa died April 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hakalau, he was a retired production worker for Frank’s Foods, tractor operator for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. member of the ILWU Bowling League and avid hunter. Visitation 8:30-9:15 a.m. on Friday, May 26, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Aloha attire; flowers welcome. Condolences to: RR3 Box 1299, Pahoa, HI 96778. Survived by wife, Jody Gonsalves of Pahoa; daughter, Stephanie (Darrel) Branco of Kurtistown; stepchildren, Carl (Jan) Beavers Jr. of Pahoa, Karla (Bully) Gabriel of Honokaa and Peter Vana Jr. of Pahoa; three grandsons, seven step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.