Obituaries for November 27

Fernando Pueblas Ducosin, 77, of Waipahu, formerly of Pepeekeo, died Oct. 24. Born in Paia, Maui, he was a nuclear electrical systems inspector at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Private services. Survived by wife, Caroline Obra of Waipahu; son, Percy (Juanita) of Honolulu; brothers, Rudy (Irene) Pacol of Pearl City, Oahu, Helio Ducosin of Honolulu, Carlos (Kay) Ducosin of Mililani, Oahu, Donald (Teri) Ducosin of Hilo, Joe Ragocos of Hilo, Richard (Mary Vasquez) Ragocos of Hilo and Teofilo (Donna) Ragocos of Pepeekeo; sisters, Lita (Patrick Mulligan) Ragocos Domingo of Utah, Lee Ducosin and Ruby (Jason) Ducosin-Frasco of Keeau; stepsiblings, Blake (Lehua) Ragocos of Pepeekeo and Gaylen (Jon) Ragocos-Chai of Hilo.

Obituaries for November 26

James Roy Bondaug Sr., 77, of Hilo died Nov. 17 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired driver at Roberts Hawaii Tours and Transportation. No services. Condolences to: Bondaug Family, 17105 Waxwing Court, Reno, NV 89508. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by son, Scott (Bianca) Bondaug of Reno; daughter, Monica Bondaug of Reno; sister, Marcella Beversdorf of Livermore, Calif.; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 25

Lucia Aguinaldo Albano, 94, of Keaau died Oct. 16 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Laoag City, Philippines, she was a retired papaya packer for Diamond Head Papaya Co. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Face mask and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Orlando (Fely) Albano, Eduardo (Lodivita) Albano and Modesto Albano of Keaau; daughter, Rosalina Labuguen of Honolulu; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 23

Mary Ann Dodge, 74, of Ninole died Nov. 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Detroit, she was a church leader and former lay speaker for the United Methodist Church in Michigan and certified master gardener with University of Hawaii CTAHR program. Private services. Survived by husband, Ross Dodge of Ninole; sons, Michael (Heather) Dodge Sr. of Pahoa and Christopher (Megan) Dodge of Keaau; daughters, Heather Ann (Robert) Martin of Lincoln, Calif., Aimee Dodge of Hilo and Lindsey (Christen) Kay of Ninole; brother, John (Stephanie) Boening of Grand Ledge, Mich.; 14 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 22

Nathaniel “Nate” Herbert Chang, 69, of Keaau died Nov. 15 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class and member of Rotary Club of Hilo, Lions Clubs International, Chinese Civic Association of Hawaii and other community service clubs and organizations. No local services. Survived by wife, Annette Chang of Keaau; son, Michael Spores of Spanaway, Wash. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 20

Norman Edward Allen, 81, of Hoopuloa died Nov. 12 at home. Born in Los Angeles, he was a yoga master and teacher. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Purna Zei of Hoopuloa; daughter, Timmah (Craig Barbaccia) Allen of Woodinville, Wash.; sons, Noah Allen of Seattle and Joshua Allen of Hoopuloa; brother, Harvey Allen of Santa Monica, Calif.; sister, Gloria Ogletree of Mar Vista, Calif.; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 18

Emiko Okamoto Goya, 95, of Hilo died Oct. 25 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired accountant with Mauna Kea Agribusiness and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Kyodan, Tenkokyo Hawaii Kyokai, Senior Net and the Ainako Association. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Russell R. (Andrea Ueno) Goya and Curtis E. (Sharon) Goya of Hilo and Kent S. (April) Goya of Kaneohe, Oahu; daughter, Naomi (Greg) Kaneko of Kaneohe; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 19

Alroy William Begas, 41, of Hilo died Aug. 28. Born in Honokaa, he worked at Leo’s Rubbish and Suisan. Services at a later date. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Tita Kunewa; sons, Kanalu Kunewa and Austyn Kunewa; father, Leroy Santos of Hilo; mother, Tammy Begas of Mississippi; sisters, Regina (Robert) Leivan and Hernel Tisalona; brothers, Paul Tisalona and Brandion Tisalona of Honolulu; parent-in-laws, Derwin and Julie Kunewa; brothers-in-law, Louie (Alisha) Nunes, Derwin Nunes and Ulysses Kunewa; sister-in-law, Kalua (Johnny) Pacheco; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Obituaries for November 17

Shirley Acoba Agudo, 61, of Papaikou died Sept. 29 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a factory worker at Big Island Candies and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Visitation from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Burial at 12:30 p.m. Alae Cemetery (New Section). Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by husband, Loreto Agudo of Papaikou; son, Allan Jay of Papaikou; daughters, Lorielei Agudo and Everly Agudo of Honolulu; sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 15

Helen May Beasley, 71, of Mountain View died Oct. 25 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Fort Benning, Ga. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by son, Neill Plant; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Plant; sister, Barbara Ortman; brothers, Jere Beasley and Tim Beasley. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 12

Marvel Hiilei Bento, 77, of Hilo died Nov. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired teacher and counselor at Waiakea Elementary School, former president of Hawaii Island Retired Teachers Association and member of HSTA. Services at a later date. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by spouse, Arlen Bento Sr. of Hilo; sons, Arlen (Julie) Bento Jr. of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Martin (Shannon) Bento of Hilo; daughter, Cela Bento of Hilo; sisters, Irene (Jonathan) Chai and Muriel (Ken) Nishimoto of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Obituaries for November 11

Sung Cha Baldwin, 85, of Hilo died Oct. 26 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Korea, she was a retired seamstress, cosmetologist and sold handcrafted muumuus and dresses at the Hilo Farmers Market. Private services held. Memorial donations to: Alzheimer’s Association. Survived by son, H. Tim (Hilda) Baldwin of Hilo; sister, Hyok Ja Akiyama of Pearl City, Oahu; brothers, Hyuk Song Kwon and Hyuk Yong Kwon of Los Angeles, Hyuk Nam Kwon of Waipahu, Oahu; four granddaughters. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 10

Raymond Douglas Baldonado, 64, of Pahoa died Nov. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, he was a sales representative at Home Depot and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Funeral service at 6 p.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by spouse, Shirley-Ann Kawaihalau of Pahoa; children, Kara (Ricky) Magcalas of Honolulu, Raymond Kaimana Kawaihalau-Baldonado, Kameron Kawaihalau-Baldonado, Tasha (Bruce) Kawaihalau and Aleka (Saisyn) Rincon of Pahoa, Rico (Lisa) Rincon of Hilo, Della (Chris) Rincon of Virginia, Carlos Rincon of Volcano and Edward (Connie) Rincon of Arizona; brothers, Vince Tolentino, Tony (Cita) Baldonado, Lawrence (Cheryl) Baldonado, Michael (Samantha) Baldonado and Rudy Baldonado; sisters, Lily (Orlando) Antolin, Clarita (Julian) Corpuz, Laverne (Fred) Howard and Clarita (Albert) Kamakura; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 9

John Kanui, 65, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 28 in Granite Bay, Calif. Born in Hilo, he was a retired sergeant first class in the Hawaii Army National Guard, retired supervisor for the state Department of Transportation Highways Maintenance Division, worked for the Hilo and Kona Seaside Hotels and member of Ka Hoku Ao Malamalama. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Funeral service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Dodo Mortuary. Graveside service and burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Seating limited, masks and social distancing required. Survived by son, Shaun Keoni (Kristy) Kanui of Peoria, Ariz.; daughter, Jennifer (Todd) Farrell of Lithia, Fla.; brothers, Edwin (Tiki) Kanui of Hilo and William Kanui, III of Oregon; sisters, Lucille Morris and Margaret Hill of Oregon; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 8

Sandra Satsuye Kadota, 71, of Hilo died Oct. 12 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a housekeeper for ARC of Hilo and Rainbow Crafts and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Private services held. Survived by cousins, Roland (Fran) Kadota of Hilo, Clarice (Evan) Leung of Monterey Park, Calif., Clara (Fred) Madariaga of Hilo, Ann (Stephen Nemeth) Usagawa of Hilo, Barry (Sharon) Usagawa of Kaneohe, Oahu, Judy (Michael) Lee, Lawrence (Dayle) Morita and Cary (Kazuko) Morita of Honolulu; second cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 6

Phobe Leilani Belanio, 83, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 18 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kohala, she was a homemaker, teacher aide, hula dancer, coffee picker, member of Kaahumanu Society, Ladies of Kona, Ohana O Na Kapaona, Na Kupuna O Kona Alii, Kealoha Na Kupuna and one of the musical greeters at Kailua pier. Private services. Survived by sons, Manuel (Valerie) Belanio III and Rory (Anita) Belanio of Kailua-Kona, Barret Belanio of Salt Lake City; daughters, Nanette (Robin) Oman of Waipahu, Oahu, and Suzette Belanio of Kapolei, Oahu; hanai daughters, Roxanne Draxler of Kapolei and Renee Ellorda of Kailua-Kona; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 5

Julia Huilana Bailado, 86, of Honaunau died Oct. 20 at Straub Clinic and Hospital. Born in Ookala, she was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, UE Club and Kona Kupuna Club. Services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Laveinia (Harry) Respicio of Hilo and Sorania (Gene) Miller of Honaunau; sons, Emelio (Guti) Bailado Jr. of Germany, Jeffrey Bailado of Honaunau, Darryl (Mercy) Bailado of Wahiawa, Oahu, and Curtis Bailado of Honaunau; sisters, Linda Molina of Pahoa, Mattie Alcoran and Blosom (Robert) Traeger of Kailua-Kona; brother, Pedro (Jamie) Barawis of Ocean View; sisters-in-law, Rose Eugenio of Maui, Cecelia (Harry) Plekavic of Chicago, Mildred Bailado of Paauilo and Dorothy Leong of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Chris (Lorraine) Bailado of Hilo; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 4

Millicent “Penny” Napua Kao‘o Aludino, 67, of Hawi died Oct. 23 at home. Born in Kohala, she was the owner and cook of the former Sonny’s Place and member of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Drive-through visitation only 12-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Aludino residence, 55-417 Lower Hawi Road. Additional visitation 5-7 p.m. at the Saragosa residence, 55-1113 Aina U‘i Road, Hawi. Rosary at 5 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Urn committal to follow at Hawi Catholic Cemetery. Seating limited. Face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Desi (Trisha) Saragosa of Hilo and Aaron (Holani) Saragosa of Kohala; daughters, Charmaine (Dean) Saragosa of Kohala, CarlaRose (Donnavan) Saragosa of Wahiawa and Erika (Crystal) Saragosa of Tennessee; brothers, Roy (Tina) Izumi of California, Hiram Sam Kao‘o and Guy Fletcher Kao‘o of Hilo and David Kao‘o of Kohala; sisters, Rachel (Jerry) Murai-Wilson, Barbara Izumi, Jan Kao‘o and Sarah (Keoni) Lavea of Kohala, Janet N. Lindsey of Waimea and Shirley (Ed) Kawashima of Honolulu; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 2

Dominga Novencido Estabillo Ayala, 94, of Hilo died Oct. 17 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Luna La Union, Magallanes, Philippines, she was a retired factory worker for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 8-9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13 at at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 9 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section at 10:30 a.m. Facemasks and social distancing required. Survived by son, Benny (Mary) Ayala Jr. of Hilo; daughters, Darlene Villena of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Marilou (Mario) Ayala-Quebral of Hilo; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 1

Jeffrey Layne Fernandez Sr., 66, of Kohala died Oct. 25 at home. Born in North Kohala, he was a farmer and member of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survived by wife, Wendy K. Fernandez of Kohala; sons, Jeffrey Layne Fernandez Jr. and Peter (Sharmin Giron) Fernandez of Kohala; daughters, Raenette (Landry) Yangson of Anchorage, Alaska, and Fran (Shannon) Javillonar of Kawaihae; mother, Nora Lee Fernandez of Kohala; brothers, Robert (Emelia) Fernandez of Kohala and Harry (Visitacion) Fernandez of Waimea; hanai brother, Harold (Rose) Switzer of Oahu; sisters, Elizabeth Kagimoto and Lenora (Kyle) Oshita of Kohala, Rosalia (Darren) Steinhoff of Mililani, Oahu, and Lattie (Tony) Aumua of Anchorage, Alaska; brothers-in-law, Henry (Dawna) Waiwaiole of Naalehu and Luther (Lei) Waiwaiole of Waimea; sisters-in-law, Sylvia Ngar of Arkansas, Eleanor Waiwaiole and Rebecca Waiwaiole of Honolulu, Henri Freitas of Hilo; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.