Obituaries for May 24

Bruce M. Cate, 78 of Hilo, died May 8 at Hilo Benioff Medical Center. Born in Kingman, Ariz., he was an artist, goldsmith and owner of Freehand Gold Works. Memorial services “Remembering Bruce” are 1-6 p.m. Friday, June 21 at Wailoa State Recreation Center Pavilion 3. Survived by wife, Joyce Cate of Hilo; children and stepchildren, Scott Cate of Hilo, Roy Cate of the Philippines, Buddy Betts of Hilo and Rose (Mike) Consigli of Denver; sister, Carlyn (Janice) Marley of San Antonio; sister-in-law, Suzi Cate of Waipio; 10 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.