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Obituaries for September 23

Lynette “Lyn” Helen Brown, 78, of Hilo died Aug. 30 at home. Born in Paauilo, she was a retired real estate property tax appraiser for the county, real estate broker, co-owner of Bobo Brown’s Catering with her late husband, Elson “Bobo” Brown, and producer for Na Lei Brown Ohana Concerts. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 29) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Lisa Ann (Gilbert) Barretto of Kapaa, Kauai, Kimberly (Manny) Morante and Glynis Rose (Legin) Moreno of Hilo; brothers, Stanley Cornelio of Los Angeles, Felix Cornelio Jr. of Holualoa and Michael (Catherine) Cornelio of Fremont, Calif.; sister-in-law, Bunette “Haunani” (Stanley) Yorong of Hilo; 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 22

Judy Lynn Boyce, 60, of Kailua-Kona, died Sept. 11 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Wheat Ridge, Colo., she was a human resources administrator for a fire department in Colorado. Private services at a later date. Survived by sons, Josh Medina and Michael Medina of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Jessica (Gary) Broom and Carollyn Boyce of Kailua-Kona; brother, Tim (Diane) Penick of Frederick, Colo.; sister, Shirley Smuda of Seattle; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 21

Rodney R. Botelho, 87, of Honokaa died Sept. 3 at North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea. Born in Kalopa, he was a retired athletic director at Honokaa High School, taught there and at Laupahoehoe High, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Fresno State and University of Hawaii alum, played golf and baseball and was a Chicago Cubs fan. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass (urn) at 10 a.m. Military honors to follow. Casual attire; flower lei welcome. Survived by wife, Jacqueline Botelho of Honokaa; daughter, Tracy Botelho of Honokaa; son, KC Botelho of Honokaa; brother, Donald (Grace) Botelho of Kailua, Oahu; sister-in-law, Jennifer Souza of Honokaa; three grandsons and three great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 20

Emiko Aihara, 87, of Hilo died Aug. 25 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Kohala, she was a sales clerk at the former Tots ‘n Teens, retired sales clerk at F.W. Woolworth and member of Hilo Meishoin and Fukuoka Kenjin Kai. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by son, Myles Aihara of Oahu; brother, Gilbert Kamegawa of Hilo; sister, Gail (Earl) Kaku of Hilo; sister-in-law, Elaine Kamegawa of Oahu; brother-in-law, Edward Wong of Oahu; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 19

Dorothy Eva De Conte, 92, of Laupahoehoe died Aug. 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Papaikou, she was a member of St. Anthony Church. Visitation 8-9:45 a.m. Monday (Sept. 24) at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Laupahoehoe. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Graveside services and burial noon at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by husband, John De Conte Jr. of Laupahoehoe; daughters, Diane De Luz of Paauilo and Nancy (Norman III) Wassman of Hilo; sister, Eleanor Fernandes of Papaikou; five grandchildren and two-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 18

Calixta Calidayan Andrada, 82, of Pahoa died Aug. 22 at Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in the Philippines. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 22) at Hilo Baptist Church, 600 W. Lanikaula St. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by husband, Bernabe Andrada of Pahoa; daughter, Nancy Tolentino of Pahoa; son, Jorge (Lily) Andrada of Italy; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild; sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Obituaries for September 13

Agnes Noelani “Nessie” Kaipo, 72, of Papaikou died Aug. 19 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired hairdresser with the former Glen “V” Reflections Hair Salon. Services at a later date. Survived by husband, Clarence C. “Sai” Kaipo Jr. of Papaikou; sons, Clarence C. (Donna R.) Kaipo III of Hilo, Konrad K. (Traci Tsuha) Kaipo Sr. of Kaumana and Meyers K. (Jessica) Kaipo of Papaikou; brothers, Matthew McBride of Seattle and John K. (Lesli) McBride of Hilo; sister, Huberta L. “Leimomi” Kekaualua of Hilo; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 14

Donald “Don” Jimmie Brown, 76, of Honaunau died Sept. 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he was a farmer. Private service held. Survived by son, Todd (Rhonda) Brown of Honaunau; daughter, Kerry (Keith) Colvin of Holualoa; five grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Obituaries for September 12

Priscilla Haunani Bertelmann, 72, of Waimea died Sept. 6 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kohala, she was a retired housekeeper for the Hilton Waikoloa Village and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visitation 9-10:45 a.m. Friday (Sept. 14) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waimea. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea Mormon Cemetery. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by brothers, Sidney Spencer of Sacramento, Calif., and Edgar (Lita) Spencer of Waimea; sister, Carol (Al) Davis of Waikoloa; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for September 11

Taro Fujimori, 96, of Kealakekua died July 26 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hookena, he was a retired assistant manager for Hawaiian Airlines, service technician and volunteer at Puuhonua o Honaunau and Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Private services held. Survived by sons, Sanford Fujimori of Maui and Robert Fujimori of Kealakekua; daughters, Rae (Michael) Godden of Kealakekua and Ellen (Steve) Walton of Newport Beach, Calif.; sisters, Riki Kubo, Mutsu (Norman) Higa, Nao Fuchigami, Yae (Carl) Yamashita, Yoi (Herb) Endo and Amy Fujimori of Oahu; sister-in-law, Mildred Fujimori of Oahu; eight granchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.