Obituaries for February 4

Reginald Franklin Gomes, 85, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 18 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a pipe fitter, for Royal Construction, Kiewit Pacific, Goodfellow Brothers and Isemoto Contractors, member of Hawaii Laborers Union, NRA, Kona Horseshoe Pitchers Club and St. Michael’s Catholic Church, and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Visitation 9:15-10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Stanley Gomes and Benjamin Palani (Robyn Scott) Gomes of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Wendy (Michael) Martinez of Kapaa, Kauai, Linda (James) Taketa and Cindy (Stanford) Santiago of Kailua-Kona; brother, Roland Gomes of Nevada; sister, Joshlyn LaBarr of Oregon; sisters-in-law, Gloria Gomes and Mary Gomes of California; 11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.