Ana Bascion Acob, 66, of Keaau died March 29 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Bacarra, Philippines, she was a macadamia nut harvester and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Friday, April 26, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Survived by daughters, Rubyrose (Byron Agustin) Ventura and Rosalie (Fausto) Garcia of Keaau; sisters, Erlinda (Thomas) Carnate, Trinidad (Alex) Liberan and Tessie (Wilfredo) Muego of the Philippines; brothers, Liberato (Catalina) Bagain and Lito (Neri) Bagain of the Philippines; sisters-in-law, Virgie Ramiscal of Honolulu, Delia (Narcelo) Corcino and Donna (Rommel) Carnate of Kauai; brothers-in-law, Macario (Charita) Acob, Regelio (Nieves) Acob, Rosalino (Betty) Acob and Domingo Acob of the Philippines, Henry (Minda) Acob and Noel (Janet) of Kauai; four grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Glenn Masaji Morimoto, 74, of Captain Cook died April 8 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired painter for the state Department of Accounting and General Services. Private services. Survived by wife, Karen Morimoto of Captain Cook; son, Vance Morimoto of Honolulu; daughter, Vanessa (Jeff) Mattos of Washington; brothers, Jerry (Sheila) Morimoto of Honolulu, Wayne (JoAnn) Morimoto of Kealakekua and Gene (Jann) Morimoto of Captain Cook; stepsons, Chad (Jeana) Ushiroda of Maui, Kurt (Lahela) Ushiroda of Kailua-Kona and Sean (Thea) Ushiroda of Las Vegas; five grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Anthony Jesse Barnard Sonny Medeiros, 71, of Keaau died Jan. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Olaa, he was a former butcher at Miko Meats and former Keaau Banana harvester. He also was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and Pig Hunters of Hawaii member. Celebration of life from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Shipman Park in Keaau. Survived by son, Daniel Anthony Medeiros of Kurtistown; daughters, Bridgette Rose (David) Santiago of Glenwood and Joycelyn Sarah (Curtis) DeLima of Kurtistown,; brothers, William (Lynn) Medeiros of Keaau and Nicholas (Kennedy-Ann) Medeiros of Oahu; sisters, Marie Young of Maryland and Junelle (Robert) Blas of Keaau; nine grandchildren.
Dale Larry DePeel, 81, of Pahoa died April 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Yoncalla, Ore., he was a Tri-Met bus driver in Portland, Ore. Private services to be held. Survived by daughter, Terri Yamauchi of Lake Forest, Ill.; brother, Mearl DePeel of Nebraska; sister, Laura Bell Garrison of Oregon; the Gonsalves ohana; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Marie Yoshiko Hanaumi, 91, of San Jose, Calif., formerly of Hilo, died at home. Born in Nagoya, Japan, she managed a needlepoint and crewel store in California and helped run House of Hana in Washington, D.C., volunteered at Wailoa Center and loved art, nature, gardening and badminton. Survived by daughter Patricia Kazumi Samuelson of San Jose; brother, Tadashi Ishida of Osaka, Japan. Arrangements by Santa Clara Funeral and Cremation Service.
Jo Ann Pualani Abiley, 52, of Keaau died April 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was East Hawaii operations manager for The Food Basket and owner of Pualani Cleaning Service, a University of Hawaii at Hilo graduate and member of Heritage Christian Fellowship. Celebration of life at noon Saturday, April 27, at the family home, 15-1690 Puakalo St. (30th Avenue) in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Jeff Abiley of Keaau; daughters, Jolene (Rory) Koi of Naalehu, Kathie Lee of Maui and Abigail Domen of Oahu; son, Joshua Domen of Hilo; brother, John Lee of Hilo; sisters, Cindy (Jose) Enovejas and Melissa Lee of Hilo; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Robert Bobby Abran Sr., 76, of Honokaa died April 2 at home. Born in Haina, he was a retired plantation supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., former county Parks and Recreation Paauilo Association Recreation Center director, Alu Like Youth counselor, and security officer for Mauna Kea Security and Honokaa High School. He also was a member of Big Island Basketball Officials Association, Orchid Isle Umpire Association and Little League Association. Additionally, he was a U.S. Navy Vietnam War-era veteran. Visitation from 11 a.m.-noon Sunday, April 14 at Haina County Park in Honokaa. Celebration of life at noon. Casual attire. Flowers and food donations welcome. Survived by children, Debra (Gonzo) Abran-Gonsalves of Hilo, Sheri (Rex) Thompson of Kohala, Sandra (Boyd) Brumaghim of Kona, Robert (Dustie) Abran of Honokaa, Desman (Jaime) Abran of Washington and Daphne (Moku) Abran-Colon of Honokaa; hanai daughter, Charene Roer of Washington; siblings, Francis (Peter) Alpiche of Honokaa, Suzanne Tamashiro of Honokaa, Dolores (William) Sharp of Reno, Nev., Shirley Kirkwood of Chicago, Virginia (Ralph) Kaneao of Waikoloa, Attie (Randy) Millare of Kona, Ronald (Valerie) Abran of Kukuihaele and Douglas Abran of Kauai; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Patricia Anne Halalilo, 77, of Pepeekeo died March 21 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Virginia, she was a retired high-security secretary for the U.S. Government and member of Hilo United Methodist Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Wednesday (April 10) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Survived by husband, Laupe John Halalilo; sons, Marc Morifuji, David Leslie and Ross Kaleimamahu; daughter, Kristina Kaleimamahu; grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.