Obituaries | 4-25-14


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Andrew Eaton

Andrew Hartery Eaton, 58, of Waikoloa died April 22, 2014. Born March 1, 1956, in Bangor, Maine, he was a licensed practical nurse.

Friends may call at 11 a.m. April 26 at A Hui Hou Crematory &Funeral Home’s Palm Terrace chapel for a service.

He is survived by wife, Jane Eaton of Waikoloa; sons, Paul (Elizabeth) Eaton of Bangor, Maine, Anthony Eaton of Waikoloa; daughters, Danielle (Christopher) James of Ft. Hood, Texas, Katie Eaton of Waikoloa; brother, Chris (Elaine) Eaton of Bass Harbor, Maine; sisters, Martha (Alan) Hamblen of Bernard, Maine, Lucy (John Skinner) Eaton of Bangor, Maine; two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Trevor Ducusin

Trevor Campos Ducusin, 29, of San Diego died April 11, 2014, in California. Born in 1984 in the Urdaneta Pangasinan, Philippines, he was a Hilo High School graduate and member of the U.S. Navy, stationed on the USS Higgins in San Diego.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. April 27 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 6 p.m. service. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. April 28 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by wife, Lucy Ducusin of California; sons, Trevor Ducusin, Bryson Ducusin, Tyrell-Ace Ducusin, all of California; mother, Elvie Ducusin of Keaau; father, Loreto Ducusin of Keaau; paternal grandfather, Manuel Ducusin of Keaau; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Osborne

Robert “Ozzie” Gregory Osborne, 54, of Kailua-Kona died April 16, 2014, at Kona Community Hospital. Born April 9, 1960, in Detroit, he was a business owner and a painter.

Friends may call at 2:30 p.m. April 27 at the Place of Refuge for a service.

He is survived by father, Robert (Gretchen) Osborne of Amelia Island, Fla.; daughter, Cassandra Osborne of Marshall, Va.; son, Nicholas Osborne of Marshall, Va.; brother, Rory Osborne of Clarkston, Mich.; sister, Tracey (Bryan) Miller of Brentwood, N.H.; one nephew; one niece.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Dominga Ventura

Dominga “Inga” Cabigas Ventura, 89, of Keaau died April 19, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born Feb. 8, 1925, in Hilo, she was a papaya packer for Puna Papaya in Keaau.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. April 28 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 7 p.m. service. Friends may also call at 8 a.m. April 29 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a 10 a.m. service. Burial will be at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Family requests casual attire be worn.

She is survived by sons, Alfredo (Consuelo) Ventura of Keaau, Norberto (Josefina) Ventura, Delfin (Crisanta) Ventura and Modesto Ventura of Paradise Park, Antonio Ventura of Hilo, Melvyn (Fely) Ventura of Honolulu; daughter, Carlina Ramelb of Paradise Park, Susan (Augusto) Andres of Orosi, Calif.; sister, Helen Acebo of Italy; hanai son, Orlando Montoto of Keaau; 23 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

John Wilson

John Kenneth Wilson, 65, of Pahoa died April 10, 2014, at his residence. Born in Chicago, he was a truck driver and an entrepreneur of life.

No services are planned.

He is survived by son, Cameron (Mindy) Wilson of Modesto, Calif.; brother, Gilbert (Donna) Wilson of Arlington Heights, Calif.; sister, Merry Briseno of Pahoa; four grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Pamela Blackman

Pamela Ann Blackman, 55, of Pahoa died April 17, 2014. She was born in Oregon.

Private services will be held. Contact family for more information.

She is survived by spouse, Debra Preston; son, Anthony Grabher; daughters, Heather Overby, Amber Grabher; brothers, Randy Snodgrass, Keith Snodgrass; sisters, Debbie Snodgrass Sabin, Mary Snodgrass Robbins, Marsha Snodgrass Motsenbacher; 17 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Alice Maloney

Alice Tsuneko Maloney, 85, of Waimea died March 11, 2014, at her residence. Born Dec. 14, 1928, in Honolulu, she was the owner of Malmat Auto.

Private services will be held.

She is survived by sons, Clayton (Cathy) Uyehara of Kamuela, Randall (Sara) Uyehara of Waimea, Kauai, Marc Maloney of Kamuela; daughters, Susan (Ron) Aronson of Holualoa, Ann (Keith) Yamamoto of Kamuela; sisters, Jane Sakima and Betsy (Robert) Miyahara, both of Kalihi, Oahu, Amy (Richard) Maruyama of Kamuela; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Nancy Miyazono

Nancy Kiyono Miyazono, 96, of Hilo died February 21, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Piihonua, Hilo, she was a homemaker and member of the Hilo Meishoin Mission.

Private services were held. Family requests no flowers or monetary donations.

She is survived by sons, Melvin Miyazono and Earl (Lisa Morimoto) Miyazono of Hilo; daughter, Diane (Mike) Nagao of Hilo; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Tatsumi Nishida

Tatsumi “Chocolate” Nishida, 96, of Hilo died April 7, 2014, at his residence. Born June 19, 1917, in Hilo, he was retired from the County of Hawaii Police Department as a radio technician. He was also a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin.

Private services were held. Family requests no flowers and monetary gifts.

He is survived by son, Duane Nishida of Hilo.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.