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Kiyoko Sugiyama

Mrs. Kiyoko Sugiyama, 90, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, died Oct. 13, 2017 at the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii on March 3, 1927 and was a housewife.

Private services held. No flowers. No Koden (monetary offerings).

She is survived by daughters, Dorine (Hugh) Kobayashi of Hilo, Janice (Neil) Tanouye of Torrance, California and Kate (Walden) Arizumi of Hilo; sons, Ronny (Jill) Sugiyama of Holualoa, Alvin (Lori) Sugiyama of Hilo, Arnold Sugiyama of Kalopa, Donald Sugiyama of Laupahoehoe and Lenny Sugiyama of Hilo; brother, Tsuyoshi Tahara of Honolulu; sisters, Shizuko Sumiye of Pepeekeo and Hideko Horiuchi of Hilo; daughter-in-law, Caroline Sugiyama of Laupahoehoe; sisters-in-law, Masae Mende of Hilo, Irene (Abel) Awong of Hilo and Yasuko Sugiyama of Hilo; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. in Hilo, Hawaii.

Donald Carvalho

Donald “Oota” Carvalho, 81, of Hilo, died Oct. 29, 2017 at home. Born in Hilo, he was retired from the former Kaneko Jelly Factory, a Catholic, and member of “Hawaii’s” Senior League Baseball, Hawaii Police Golf Club and Hawaiian Golf Club.

Friends may call at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 29, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for an 11 a.m. service. Urn committal service follows at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima section. The family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by sisters, Gladys Borges and Hazel Araujo of California; niece/caregiver, Patricia (Michael) Riviera of Hilo; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Pearl Jane Rangasan

Pearl Jane “Pualani,” “Pearly” Rangasan, 73 of Kealakekua, died Nov. 5 at her residence. Born Oct. 30, 1944 in Ookala, she was a station supervisor for Easley Corporation Chevron gas stations, a coffee and macadamia nut farmer, member of Ke Ola Mau Loa Church in Waimea.

Celebration of Life information to be announced at a later date. Condolences to the family may be sent to L.Pajimola Kupihe, P.O. Box 1662, Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750.

She is survived by son, Kalani Donald (Cody Lee Hughes) Rangasan of Honolulu; hanai daughter, Lisa (Dawn) Pajimola Kupihe of Kealakekua; brothers, Donald (Michelle) Rangasan of Waikoloa, Edward (Irvine) Rangasan of Honolulu; sisters, Dorothy Mele Dikeman of New York, Lorraine Pajimola of Washington, Georgie (Stanley) Oyama, Sr. of Captain Cook, Ella (James) Fukunaga; sister-in-law, Florence Rangasan; hanai brother, Gilbert Gaspar all of Kailua Kona; a granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Lillian Hashimoto

Lillian Tsurumi Hashimoto, 68, of Hilo, died Nov. 5, 2017, at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Laupahoehoe, she was an employee at Big island Candies.

Friends may call at 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for a 5 p.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn.

She is survived by companion, Darrell Ota of Hilo; sisters, Judy (Herman) Hamasaki and Jean (Davis Brandt, Sr.) Hashimoto of Hilo; two nephews, two grandnephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Adam Miprano

Mr. Adam Miprano, 82, of Hilo, Hawaii, died November 8, 2017 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, Hawaii on May 9, 1935, he was a retired maintenance man for the federal government; a former sugar plantation worker, and a U.S. Army veteran. Private services will be held.

He is survived by his sons, Derek Miprano of Hilo, Cory Miprano of Kailua-Kona, and Bradley (Marie) Miprano of Washington; sister, Gloria DeJesus of Las Vegas, NV; 6 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and Cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

Jack Burrill

Jack Rodney Burrill, 79, of Hilo, died Nov. 9, 2017 at Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation &Nursing Center. Born on Feb. 19, 1938, in Fern Dale, Mich., he was a retired L.P.N., a proud member of 12 Coconuts and a U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran.

A Graveside Urn Committal Service will be held at noon Nov. 29 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Survived by, wife, Sandra Burrill of Hilo; children, Derek (Helena) Ogle of Honolulu, Oahu, Trisha Ogle of Hilo and Sherie (Peter) Schuttie of California; grandchildren, Alexander Ogle of Honolulu, Oahu, Shawn Quichocho of Hilo and Joshua Quichocho of Hilo.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo Branch.

Kimberly Caporoz

Mr. Kimberly Paul Caporoz, 58, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Nov. 16, 2017 at Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Waianae, Oahu on Jan. 4, 1959, he was a maintenance man for E.K. Fernandez Carnivals and a meat cutter for the Kahua Ranch.

He is survived by his daughters, Shaila Baker of Ogden, Utah, and Sierra Caporoz-Hammond of Kailua-Kona; father, Barney Caporoz of Waianae, Oahu; maternal grandmother, Rose Domen Villanueva of Honolulu; 5 grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

Allan Bredeson

Mr. Allan Gilmore Bredeson, 83, of Papa Bay, died Oct. 31, 2017, at his residence. Born July 14 1934, in Nekoma, N.D., he was a retired public school educator in San Diego and a substitute teacher in the West Hawaii Kona area. He was a member of the Kona Faith Center, the International Palm Society and a U.S. Army veteran.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. December 2, 2017 at the Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook. The family requests casual attire.

He is survived by his wife, Silvia Bredeson of Papa Bay; son, Diego (Tisha) Bredeson of Papa Bay; daughter, Ramona (Larry) Hale of Papa Bay; 7 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; brother, Galen (Barbara) Bredeson of Montana; sisters, Betty Dewey and Joyce (Rick) Passmore of California; numerous nieces, nephews, and the rest of his relatives. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

Bill Lowe

Bill Lowe, 75, of Hilo, died peacefully at home Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 surrounded by family &his beloved pets. He was born in Pennsylvania. He was a retired L.A.C.M.T.A. Sr. Ethics Officer and a U.S. Army veteran. No services.

Survived by: sons, Chris of Hilo, Guthrie of Northern California, Noah of Northern California and Ted of Northern California; ex-wife, Cindy (Gene) Inoue.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo Branch.

Sandra Mills

Mrs. Sandra Irene Mills, 68, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died Nov. 12, 2017 at her residence. Born in Colinga, California on Feb. 22, 1949, she was a retail cashier at the former Kathryn’s of Kona.

She is survived by her husband, John Mills of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Christine Mills of Hilo, and Michelle Mills-Kramer of Kailua-Kona; step father, Joe Edwards, and step brother, Joey Edwards, both of Falon, Nevada; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. Private services will be held.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

Kathryn Une

Kathryn Kimiko Une, 81, of Pepeekeo, died Nov. 11, 2017 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she worked for Bank of Hawaii and was a member of Tenrikyo Kaka’ako Church.

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

She is survived by husband, Satoru Une of Pepeekeo; sons, Terrence (Martina) Une of Honolulu, Michael (Lori) Une of Hilo; daughter, Cheryl Une of Seattle; brother, Roy (Thelma) Okino of Honolulu; sisters, Doris (David) Suzuki of Honolulu, Jane (Michiwo) Hanashiro of Hilo; three grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Barbara Irene Cunningham

Barbara Irene Cunningham, 76 of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away on Oct. 31, 2017. She was born in Oakland, California on Nov. 15, 1940. Barbara worked for many years at Cash &Carry in Pahoa and made the best sandwiches ever!

She is survived by sister Mary Pederson of Chugiak, Alaska: Step-daughters Wendy Moore &Stacy Baldzicki; Niece’s: Lisa Pickart. Jessica Hogan; Nephews: Adam Cohen, Ken Pickart, Gary Pickart and Chris Bullock; Grandchildren (step) 3.

According to her wishes her body was donated to the University of Hawaii, John Burns School of Medicine Willed Body Program.

Private services will be held.

Online condolences may be posted on www. ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Herberta Asuncion

Herberta Jean Asuncion 63, Herberta passed away Oct. 29, 2017. Bernice was born Oct. 10, 1954, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Private services held.

Survived by Son Daylan (Ellen) Asuncion.; Daughters Dayna (Vince) Sivankeo; Daylene (Chris) Midel; Parents Herbert &Jacqueline Rapoza; Sisters Donna (Tony) Santos; Wilene (Walter) Manuia; Kathy (Swayne) Brown; Gloria Odum; Brother in laws Paul Ramon Villanueva; Gerald (Carmen) Asuncion; George (Isabel) Asuncion; Rodney (Tina) Asuncion; Bernard (Aileen) Asuncion; Robert Satombe; Sister in laws Frances (Dennis) Arakaki; Lorraine (Boni) Celoza; Priscilla Mandaloniz; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, numerous uncles, aunts, cousins.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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