Obituaries for March 13

Geraldine “Gerry” Itsumi Arakaki, 76, of Hilo died Feb. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Lihue, Kauai, she retired as a registered nurse from Hilo Medical Center and Gastroenterology Associates. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Memorial donations to Hawaii Care Choices. Survived by daughters, Dr. Melanie Arakaki and Carole (Grant) Abe of Hilo; sister, Kayleen Kure of Hilo; brothers-in-law, Bryan Agena of Kailua, Oahu, and Gary (Dianna) Arakaki of the Philippines; sister-in-law, Janice (Thomas) Murakami of Honolulu; four grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.