Obituaries for April 25

Edward “Eddie” Rosario, 73, of Ocean View died April 12 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Kealakekua, he was a retired platform driller, heavy equipment operator, fisherman and musician. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Makaeo Events Pavilion at Old Kona Airport Park. Service at 2 p.m. Food and fellowship to follow. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. For information, call 936-2869. Survived by daughter, Malia (Dee) Rosario of Gig Harbor, Wash.; sons, Jeremiah Rosario of Captain Cook, Jonathan Rosario of Ocean View and Joshua (Naomi) Rosario of Holualoa; brothers, Cirilo (Kate) Rosario, Michael Barney and Romulus Del Rosario of Kailua-Kona, Carin (Pat) Haleamau and Solomon (Patsy) Haleamau of Kalaoa, Kona; sisters, Mary (Barkley) Shannon of Keauhou, Lorraine (David) Brophy, Shirley Yamaguchi and Annette Rodrigues of Kailua-Kona, Lani (Charles) Howard of Waimea, Venus (Michael Cruz) Del Rosario-Cruz of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Flo (Rudy) Mock Chew of Holualoa and Anna (Dennis) Villanueva of Kealakekua; stepmother, Juana Rosario of Kailua-Kona; sister-in-law, Marlene Haleamau of Kalaoa; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Obituaries for April 24

Thomas “Tommy” Kaluna Chang, 77, of Hilo died April 17 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a heavy equipment operator with Hawaiian Dredging and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Memorial mass at 10 a.m. followed by urn committal services at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Alicia “Tiny” Chang of Hilo; daughters, Tammy K. (Melvin “Abu”) Yamamoto of Honolulu, Tanya K. “Keawe” (Jack Freitas) Chang of Kula, Maui, Tracy K. (Scott) Weidie of Kailua, Oahu; mother, Audrey Chang of Honolulu; brothers, Winfield (David Carlson) Chang of Kona, Bruce (Rachel) Chang of Maui, Sanford (Margo) Chang of Mountain View; sisters-in-law, Betty Joyce (Jules) Carvalho of Colton, Calif., Faith Balingit of Hilo, Clea (Wally) Riggs of Rialto, Calif., Wilma Merket of Chandler, Ariz.; brothers-in-law, Nick (Josie) Balingit of Hilo, Lambert Balingit of Lolita, Calif., Rowell (Pam) Balingit of Palatine, Ill.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 23

Barbara J. Foster, 88, of Hilo died April 15 in Hilo. Born in Sturgis, Mich., she was a retired school teacher and member of Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, April 29, at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park Lehua Section. Survived sons, Kelvin (Kim) Foster of Clearwater, Fla., Melvin Foster of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Clarence Bruce Foster of Hilo; brother, Robert (Judy) Maxson of Nicaragua; one granddaughter. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 21

Michael Clayton Namba, 58, of Hilo died March 31 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired custodian at Waiakeawaena Elementary School. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Ariane (Aaron) Moniz of Keaau; two granddaughters. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 20

Kawika Paiha‘a Anderson, 39, of Hawaiian Beaches died Feb. 17 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he worked for Da Store Hawaiian Beaches-Eileen Enterprises. Services held. Survived by wife, Jamie Lynne Kehaulani Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches; sons, Isaiah K. Anderson-Belasario, Issac K. Anderson-Belasario and Ivan Anderson-Belasario of Pahoa, Keaka K. Anderson and Kaysen P. Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches; daughters, Shaela Anderson-Belisario of Pahoa, Kyla K. F Anderson-Letreta, Kyleiah K. Anderson and Kylenalynn K. Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches; father, Alva Anderson Jr. of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Beth ( Mario) Manriquez of Waimea, Celeste ( Patrick) Mendez of Ainaloa, Alvina (Kaui) Nau of Keaukaha and Alvalene (Steven) Mata of Ainaloa; brothers, Alva ( Desiree) Anderson of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Halii (Allison) Anderson of Hawaiian Beaches.

Obituaries for April 19

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.

Obituaries for April 17

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.

Obituaries for April 16

Dennis P. Anderson, 67, died Feb. 10 at Hilo Medical Center. No services. No known relatives. For information, call (808) 932-3174.

Obituaries for April 14

Anthony Jesse Barnard “Sonny” Medeiros, 71, of Keaau died Jan. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ola‘a, 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.

Obituaries for April 13

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.