Obituaries | 5-29-14


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Brandon Baysa

Brandon L.T. Baysa, 43, of Hilo, died May 21, 2014, at home. Born Feb. 21, 1971, in Hilo, he worked for KTA and Sack N Save Supermarket as a stock and freezer clerk.

Friends may call at 11 a.m. May 31 at Liliuokalani Park in Hilo for a service. A potluck will follow. Family requests aloha attire be worn. Flowers are welcomed.

He is survived by wife, Angienani Baysa; daughters, Courtney Baysa, Crystal-lynn Baysa and Camryn Baysa; mother, Lorna Baysa all of Hilo; sisters, Lorelei (Steve) Hartley of Indiana, Lorene (Rudy) Ortega of Texas and Lovisa Baysa of Hilo; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James Falls

James “Jim” Wilbur Falls, 81, of Waikoloa died April 13, 2014, at his home. Born Jan. 21, 1933, in Muncie, Ind., he retired as a commander of Indiana State Police South Bend District 12, was a former traffic update broadcaster and an investigator with NIPSCO Security Services, a member of Pioneers of Indiana State Police, Indiana Troopers Alliance, American Legion Post 297 and Notre Dame Alumni Club. He served as trustee for Epworth United Methodist Church in South Bend, Ind. and Waikoloa Community Church, and was an Army veteran who served during the Korean War.

Friends may call at noon June 13 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery for a service. A luncheon will follow at the Waikoloa Kings’ Grill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

He is survived by sons, Bruce (Shelley) Molnar of Huron, Ohio, David (Linda) Molnar of The Woodlands, Texas, Jeffrey (Kelly Blakely) Molnar, Kevin (Cindy) Falls both of South Bend, Ind., James (Susan) Falls of Brentwood, Tenn.; six grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Brie Fagundes

Brie Malia Fagundes, 32, died May 15, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. Born May 8, 1982, in Kona, she served as a nanny and as an administrative assistant at a Kailua-Kona business.

Services will be held at a later date.

She is survived by father, Joseph Fagundes III of Kailua-Kona; mother, Dana Ross of Whiteriver, Ariz.; sisters, Mia Nicole Fagundes of Vista, Calif., and Alexandra Wailana (formerly Tiffany) Fagundes of Kailua-Kona; grandparents, Jack and Clara Ross of Upland, Calif. and grandmother, Laura Fagundes of Grand Ronde, Ore.; numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Toshiko Kondo

Toshiko “Evelyn” Kondo, 90, of Hilo died May 18, 2014, at the Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Hilo, she was a retired waitress at the former Hukilau Restaurant and a member of Heritage Christian Fellowship.

Private services were held.

She is survived by son, Jeffrey Kondo of Honolulu; daughters, Pauline Kondo, Maureen Kondo both of Hilo; four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.