Obituaries for March 17

Geraldine “Gerri” Ann Carreira, 77, of Hilo died Feb. 29 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. She was a childcare provider and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 8:30-9:10 a.m. Friday (March 22) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 Pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by son, Darren (Tina) Carreira of Temecula, Calif.; daughters, Renee (Alton) Pulgados of Keaau and Denise Carreira of Hilo; sister, June (Richard) Ha of Hilo; brother, Carl (Terry) Perreira of Hilo; brother-in-law, Dennis Carreira of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Sharon Luiz of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Kathleen (Paul) Goo of Honolulu; four grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.