Esteban “Steve” Evangelista, 92, of Hilo died Sept. 11 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, he was a sugar plantation worker, practical nurse, emergency room technician at Hilo hospital, U.S. Army veteran and was a member of the Hawaii Government Employee’s Association, Hilo Hospital Retired Club and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation from 5-6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Oct. 19 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Celebration of Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Lehua Section). Survived by wife, Priscilla Evangelista of Hilo; son, Steve (Sheila Joanette) Evangelista of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; daughter, Daisy (Darren) Shimaoka of Hilo; half-sister, Rosita Torio of Philippines; brother-in-law, Leo (Nathy) Ancheta of Hilo; sister-in-law, G.A. Emma (Larry) Corpuz of Hilo; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and relatives. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Andy L. Sylva Jr., 87, of Volcano died Aug. 19 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was retired from the Honolulu City and County’s Wastewater Department. Visitation and service from 9-10 a.m. Oct. 14 at Word Of God Church – YWCA, 145 Ululani St. in Hilo. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by sons, McMillen (Vel) N. Sylva of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Raynard (Rose) P. Sylva of Kunia, Oahu, Jeremiah (Candy) K. Sylva of Kaneohe, Oahu, and David K. Sylva of Honolulu; daughter, Beverly L. Sylva of Volcano; sister, Dorothy (John) Silva Perry of Nanakuli, Oahu; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Kaydee Yumi DeRoy, 7 months and 5 days, of Keaau died Sept. 21 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by parents, Michael and Kellsie DeRoy; grandparents, Robert DeRoy, Darlene (Noel) Ide, Donn (Kamsun) Onouye and Jan (Blake) Sanehira; great-grandparents, Miriam (Allan) Buck, Masako Sanehira and Betty (Richard) DeRoy. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sandra Lee Baron, 65, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 28 at Hospice of Kona Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Harrison, Ark., she was a special education teacher at Konawaena Middle School and member of Hawaii State Teachers Association. Private service at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by husband, Robert Marty Baron of Kailua-Kona; mother, Peggy Young of Missouri; sons, Grant Terry and Chris Terry of Missouri; hanai son, Derek (Regan) Baron of Kansas; hanai daughter, Angela Ball of Missouri; sister, Brenda (Wayne) Scrivner of Missouri; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Jonathan Bondaug, 49, of Pearl City, Oahu, formerly of Hawaiian Beaches, died July 22 at Kuakini Medical Center in Honolulu. Memorial service 10 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 9) at Haili Tent in Panaewa. Survived by sons, Jordan Bondaug, Jacob Bondaug and Jonathan Bondaug of Washington, Justin and Jaiden Bondaug of California; daughter, Sidney Bondaug, of Washington; sisters, Annette Bondaug of Hilo, Jennifer Taliauli of Pahoa, Carol Bondaug and Teddy Bondaug of Maili, Oahu, Judy Bondaug of Pahoa. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services.
Alexander Robert Aquino Sr., 71 of Captain Cook died Sept. 22 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a self-employed jack-of-all trades and mechanic for the former Ka‘u Sugar Co. Private services at a later date. Condolences and monetary gifts to Lonnetta J. Aquino, 82-6151 Muliwai Place, Captain Cook, HI 96704. Survived by wife, Annette Kunewa Aquino of Captain Cook; son, Alexander (Amy) Aquino Jr. of Napoopoo; daughters, Suzette (Don) Graycochea of Kahuku, Oahu, and Lonnetta (Tammie) Aquino of Captain Cook; brothers, Vincent Aquino Sr. and Stanley (Patricia) Aquino Sr. of Honolulu, John Aquino Sr. of Kauai; sisters, Ethelwyne (Rodney) Nahina of Hilo, Louise Galla and Minerva Mayhan of Tucson, Ariz.; hanai parents, George (Patsy) Iranon of Honolulu; nine grandsons; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ronald Kirk Green, 58, of Kona died Sept. 7 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Salt Lake City, he was a self-employed master drywaller and member of Group of Hawaii. No services. Survived by father, Ralph (Margaret) Green of Salt Lake City; brothers, Dave Green, Brett Green and Bart (Mikki) Green of Salt Lake City; hanai brothers, Josh Towers and Justin Latta of Kona; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Joseph R. Faisca, 91, of North Kohala died Sept. 4 at home. Born in Halawa, North Kohala, he was a retired mechanic for Kohala Nursery, West Hawaii Concrete and the former Kohala Sugar Co., member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi. Mass at 10 a.m. No flowers. Luncheon to follow. Survived by wife, Helen Faisca of North Kohala; daughters, Jolene (Tyler) Carlson of California and Mary Gail Faisca of North Kohala; son, Joey (Lori) Faisca of North Kohala; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Hanae “Harriet” Irie, 93, of Pepeekeo died Sept. 7 at a private care home. Born in Honokaa, she was retired from the former Orchids of Hawaii, worked for Carmelia Orchids and was a member of Honomu Henjoji Mission. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Glenn (Bonnie) Irie of Hilo, Norman (Karen) Irie of Pepeekeo and Gary Irie of Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Faye Kamehaiku of Pahoa; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Peter Scott Haberly, 73, of Hilo died Sept. 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Barrington, Ill., he was a retired equine veterinarian. Private services at a later date. Survived by stepsons, Lloyd (Lisa) Willoz of Davie, Fla., and Bob (Sharon) Haberly of Crescent City, Fla.; hanai brothers, Jim Tacker of Kealakekua and Ron Hayes of Hilo. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.