Obituaries 2-18-14


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Gary Autry

Gary Dale Autry, 59, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 11, 2014, at his residence. Born Sept. 7, 1954, in San Angelo, Texas, he was an Army Vietnam veteran, antique salesman, jewelry designer; and a Friend of Bill W.

Friends may call at 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona for a gravesite service. Guests are invited to attend luncheon and fellowship at the Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Harbor. Family requests casual attire be worn. Flowers are welcome.

He is survived by wife, Amanda Mazzanti of Kailua-Kona; sister, Susan Autry of Honolulu; hanai brother, Bernard Akaka.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

John O’Connell

John P. O’Connell, 81, of Hilo died Feb. 13, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Massachusetts.

Friends may call at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 18 at Malia Puka O Kalani Church for a service.

He is survived by son, John O’Connell of Hilo; brother, James O’Connell of Florida; sister, Susan O’Connell of Michigan; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Lapaz Camero

Lapaz Tabudlo Camero, 86, of Kapaau died Jan. 29, 2014, at her residence. Born Dec. 11, 1927, in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a retired housekeeper for the Sheraton Waikiki.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 21 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi for a visitation. Friends may also call at 8 a.m. Feb. 22 at the church for a 10 a.m. Mass. Burial follows in the Hawi County Cemetery. Family requests casual attire be worn. flowers are welcome.

She is survived by sons, Jesus (Leilani) Camero of Honolulu, Carlos (Norma) Camero of Waimea, Donardo (Elma) Camero of Kapaau; daughters, Florida (Jose) Ballio of Waimea, Rosario (James) Knight and Anatacia (Elvie) Maduli, both of England, Genoveva Camero of Los Angeles; brothers, Teofilo Tabudlo of Philippines, Bernardino (Leticia) Tabudlo of Honolulu; sisters, Damasa (Marcellino) Querubin of Pepeekeo, Corazon Arquero of Honolulu, Manuela Campbell of Canada, Milagros (Ulysis) Custodio of Waimea; 17 granchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Randall Hatori

Randall Makaalu Hatori, 39, of Hilo died Feb. 4, 2014, at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a landscaper.

Friends may call at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for an 11 a.m. service. Burial follows at Alae Cemetery. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by daughter, Kanoelani Hatori of Waimea; son, Randall Hatori Jr. of Waimea; mother, Belinda (Mel Alo) Borges of Hilo; hanai mother, Barbara Freitas of Honolulu; brothers, Anthony Hatori, John Hatori, Benji Hatori and Clarence Hatori, all of Hilo; sisters, Cecilia (Tyrone) Kahooilihala of Keaau, Pua Borges of Honomu; stepbrothers, Michael Hatori and Phillip Hatori, both of Waianae, Oahu, Ronnie Borges of Waikoloa, Ricky Borges of Honokaa, Steven Freitas of Honolulu; stepsisters, Eldora Hatori and Joyce Nian, both of Waianae, Oahu, Anna Pu of Maui, Tracy Borges of Hilo; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mamo Otineru

Mamo Jean Peltier Pomroy Otineru, 69, of Hilo died Feb. 9, 2014, in Hilo. Born July 27, 1944, in Honolulu, she was a travel coordinator for Unity House Inc. in Honolulu and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo.

Friends may call at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a 10 a.m. Mass. Family requests casual attire be worn. Flowers and lei are welcome.

She is survived by sons, Henry Pomroy III and Spencer (Darrilynn) Pomroy, both of Hilo; daughter, Jamesie (Clyde) Pomroy of Hilo; sister, Napua Peltier of Oahu; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

David DeRego

David Thomas DeRego, 85, of Honokaa died Feb. 11, 2014, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born March 27, 1928, in Waianae, Oahu, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for Hamakua Sugar Co. and member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. Feb. 22 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa for a 10 a.m. Mass. Burial is at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by wife, Roseline DeRego of Honokaa; sons, Leslie (Dora) DeRego, Gary (Yvonne) DeRego and Jeffrey (Olinda) DeRego, all of Honokaa; daughter, Lisa (Alvin) Rodrigues of Paauilo; sisters, Nancy DeRego and Irene Rosa, both of Honolulu, Carol (Bobby) Carvalho of Honokaa; brothers, William Doherty of Honolulu, Jim Doherty of Seattle; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James McLaren

James “Dr. Phil” Philip McLaren, 72, of Waikoloa died Feb. 12, 2014. Born May 17, 1941, in Los Angeles, he was a professor of biology, a pastor to children and member of Missouri Synod Lutheran, Anglican Mission in America, Scotts Charitable Society and the Clan MacLaren Society of North America.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at Waikoloa Community Church on Paniolo Road for a service.

He is survived by wife, Lynne McLaren of Waikoloa; daughters, Reilly (Chris Guardino) McLaren of Beverly Hills, Calif., Merry (Jeff) Smith and Lark McLaren, both of Quincy, Mass.; hanai daughter, Linda Hoover of Waimea; brother, David (Faye) McLaren of McDonough, Ga.; three grandchildren.

Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory &Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Miyoko Quitoriano

Miyoko Quitoriano, 79, of Hilo died Jan. 20, 2014, on Oahu. Born Dec. 28, 1934, in Pahala, she was a housewife.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for an 11 a.m. service. Family requests asual attire be worn.

She is survived by son, Dale (Lorraine) Quitoriano of Honolulu; daughter, Toni Quitoriano of Hilo; sisters, Hisako Yoshimura of Pahala, Helene Paff of Volcano; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one aunt; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Clara Loyola

Clara Loyola, 76, of Kalaoa died Feb. 8, 2014, at her residence. Born Nov. 3, 1937, in Paia, Maui, she was a retired service representative for Hawaiian Telephone Co.

Private services were held.

She is survived by husband, William Loyola of Kalaoa; sons, Eric (Garilyn) Loyola of Keauhou, Neil (Hannah) Loyola of Kalaoa; daughter, Nicole (Jerome) Marks of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Beatrice Kim of Los Angeles, Esther Smith of Denver; nine grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Louise Butler

Louise Brakeley Butler, 68, of Pahoa died Feb. 7, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born Dec. 16, 1945, in Exeter, N.H., she was retired.

Private services will be held.

She is survived by daughter, Elizabeth Butler of Williams, Ore.; son, Rick (Diane) Butler of Salem, N.H.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.

Virginia Santmyer

Virginia Thurston Santmyer, 100, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 18, 2014, at Life Care Center of Kona. Born Jan. 10, 1914, in Santa Ana, Calif., she was a retired telephone operator for AT&T.

Private services were held.

She is survived by sons, Charles (Lanel) Santmyer of Tustin, Calif., Stephen Santmyer of Pauma Valley, Calif.; daughters, Gretchen Newlon of Captain Cook, Doris Radice of Tustin, Calif.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; four nephews; one niece.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Keylan Sato

Keylan Katsuji Kaleo Sato, 24, of Pepeekeo and Oahu, died Feb. 9, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born April 14, 1989, in Honolulu, he was a student, lifeguard and personal trainer at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College, a reporter for Ke Kalahea newspaper and peer mentor for Peer Assistant Linkages and Support.

A service was held at University of Hawaii at Hilo. Services will be held on Oahu at a later date. Condolences may be posted at homelanimemorialpark.com.

He is survived by mother, Dana Sato of Wahiawa, Oahu; brother, Isaiah Sato of Wahiawa, Oahu; paternal grandfather, Katsuji Sato of Wahiawa, Oahu; maternal grandmother, Catherine Tanoue of Wailuku, Maui.

Lyndon Onaka

Lyndon Keiji Onaka, 55, of Bend, Ore., died Jan. 27, 2014, in Kailua-Kona. Born Oct. 1, 1958 in Kona, he was an entertainer who worked at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and other local hotels and at the Bend Country Club.

Private services were held.

He is survived by daughter, Lyndsie Onaka of Bend, Ore.; mother, Rose Onaka of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Roslyn (Shirl) Peterson of Holualoa, Stephanie (Robert) McGee of Las Vegas, Cathy (Melvin) Agena of Honolulu; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory &Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

George Henshaw

George Stanley Henshaw, 90, of Waikoloa died Feb. 9, 2014, at home. Born March 2, 1923, in London, he was a mechanical engineer for TRICO.

Private services will be held.

He is survived by son, Justin (Bonnie) Henshaw of Waikoloa; two granddaughters.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Saramae Landers

Saramae Williams Landers, 107, of Pahoa died Feb. 10, 2014, at her residence. Born in Samaria, Idaho, she was a retired guidance counselor for the Renton, Wash., School District and member of the Retired Hawaii State Teachers Association, Big Island United Nations Association, Pahoa Senior Citizens and Pahoa Community Medical Association.

Services will be held in Boise, Idaho, at a later date.

She is survived by son, Lewis (Cheryl) Landers of Washington; daughter, Sara Burgess of Pahoa; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.