Obituaries for October 23

Lance Arruda, 70, of Kurtistown died Oct. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired mason for Isemoto Contracting Co., member of the Hawaii Masons and Plasterers Union Local 1 and veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Monday (Oct. 29) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service 7 p.m. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 30 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by the mother of his children, Loretta Arruda of Honolulu; daughters, Sherri Ann Serrano and Caprice Arruda of Las Vegas, Claudette (Jamshid Jahanmir) Arruda of Kaneohe, Oahu; son, Wayne Adam Lance Arruda of Honolulu; brother, Douglas (Annette) Arruda of Keaau; sisters, Bernice Ortogero of Hilo, Nadine (John) Medeiros of Mountain View, Rochelle (Mark) Anderson of Keaau; sister-in-law, JoAnn Arruda of Hilo; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.