Obituaries for December 15

Robert Byers Eaton III, 75, of Hilo died Nov. 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Auburn, Wash., he was self employed. Service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, via Zoom. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by spouse, Linda Eaton of Hilo; daughters, Lynn Rachelle (Ramon) Labayog, Dawn Michelle Baker, Allisha Louise (Rich) Marlatt and Annitra Jennese Eaton; sister, Joan (Tom) Throop; 11 grandchildren; cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for December 14

Reginald S. Carvalho, 62, of Norfolk, Va., died Dec. 7 at the Premier Estates in Pierce. Born in Omaha, Neb., he grew up in Hilo and later worked as a farm hand. No services. Online condolences: www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com. Survived by sister, Jill Carvalho; brothers, Christian Carvalho, Scott Carvalho, Matthew Carvalho and Ryan Carvalho; two nieces; cousins, aunts, and an uncle. Arrangements by Stonacek Funeral Chapel.

Obituaries for December 13

James Irwin Chesnar, 71, of Ocean View died Dec. 1 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in New York, he was an artist. No services. Survived by sister, Elizabeth Morgan of Volcano; two nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for December 11

John Anthony Ervin, 68, of Hilo died Dec. 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was a retired California correctional officer. No services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Kanami Sasaki Ervin of Hilo. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for December 10

Peter Golitzen, 79, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 29 at home. Born in Los Angeles, he was a retired computer consulting business owner, member of Kona Reefers Dive Club, the HAM radio community and Kona Bridge Club. Private services. Survived by sister, Cynthia Garn of Maryland; daughter, Cynthia (John) Brixie of California; son, Greg Golitzen (Maria) of California; four grandchildren.

Obituaries for December 9

Emilio “Fish” Enanoria Dinson Jr., 58, of Captain Cook died Nov. 23 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Kealakekua, he was a construction laborer and a member of Laborers International Union of North America, Local 368. Services at a later date. Survived by sons, Laule’a Reyes, Emilio Dinson III, Nainoa Dinson and Joshua Dinson of Kaneohe, Oahu; daughter, Tatiana Dinson of Kaneohe; father, Emilio Dinson Sr. of Kealia; brothers, Chris Dinson of Honaunau, Theodore Dinson of Kealia, Wendell Dinson of Ocean View, Lincoln (Jolene) Dinson of Kailua-Kona and Dwight Brooks of Ocean View; sisters, Lynnette Wong of Honolulu, Jay-Nyn (Robert) Gouveia of Ocean View, Darlyn (Ezekiel) Bryant of Kaneohe, Mi-Ladee (Kyle Kondo) Johnson of Kealakekua, Jan-Noel (Dan) Billedeaux of Vancouver, Wash., Yolana-Lee (Keith) Chang of Kaneohe and Julie Krewson of Orange Beach, Ala.; one granddaughter; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for Dec. 7

Angelina “Angie” “Nana” Akana Alcosiba, 73, of Hilo and Las Vegas died Nov. 16 at home. Born in Kona, she was a retired officer manager at East Hawaii Cultural Center and member of Encourage Fellowship in Keaau. Private services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Andrea (Darren) Benevides of Hilo, Cindy (Neal) Nakamoto of Volcano and Donna (Chris) Lee of Las Vegas; son, Tommy Alcosiba of Las Vegas; brothers, Alfonso (Anita) Belanio, Jeffrey (Judy) Belanio and Craig Belanio; sisters, Glenda (Danny) Shirley, Estralita (Frank) Campogan, Gail (John) Reyes, and Althea (Rudy) Danao; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; aunts, brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Obituaries for December 6

Troy Astrande, 50, of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Keaau, died Nov. 19 in Texas. Born in Honolulu, he was tae kwon do instructor/practitioner, worked for FedEx, and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Interment in Hawaii at a later date. Survived by wife, Ana Gonzalez-Astrande of El Paso, Texas; son, Adrian Astrande of El Paso, Texas; mother, Pauline Astrande of Keaau; father, Warlito Astrande of Keaau; brother, Nathan Astrande of Keaau; mother-in-law, Maria Gonzalez of Fontana, Calif.; sister-in-law, Nydia Doolittle of Riverside, Calif.; brother-in-law, Jesus Gonzalez of San Diego; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Obituaries for December 2

Helen Irene Devries, 85, of Hilo died Nov. 9 at home. Born in California, she was a retired realtor and businesswoman. No services. Online Condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by companion and caregiver, Josevata Naikidi; son, Charles Brigham Sears; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for December 1

Orlando Miguel Corrales, 83, of Keaau died Nov. 1 at home. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a former worker of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co., an ambulance driver in the Philippines and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Mission – Keaau. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Face mask and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Victoria Corrales of Keaau; son, Danilo Gringo (Maile) Corrales of Hilo; sister, Luz C. Alipio of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Esmeralda T. Rivera and Ely Nadel Stuebe of Hawaii; four grandchildren and three-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for November 29

Masae Sakamoto Leslie, 82, of Kealakekua, died Sept. 4 in San Diego. Born on Oahu, she was a public school teacher and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services held. Condolences to: Leslie Family, P.O. Box 502, Captain Cook, HI. 96704. Survived by son, George Leslie of San Diego; brothers, Hiroshi (Frances) Sakamoto of Kaneohe, Oahu and Roy Sakamoto of Las Vegas; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Conrad Lemon Grove Mortuary and Dodo Mortuary.

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.