Debora Puanani Silva


Debora Puanani Silva, 55, of Hilo died Jan. 11, 2013, at her residence in Hilo. Born Nov. 6, 1957, in Ewa, Oahu, she was formerly employed as a papaya packer.

Private services were held. A scattering of her cremated remains will take place at noon Feb. 16 at Makaha Beach Park in Waianae, Oahu.

She is survived by brothers, Henry (Dannette) Milliora-Silva of Pahoa and John T. Silva of Keaau; sisters, Elizabeth Balinbin of Papaikou, JoAnn (Gary) Miyashiro of Honolulu, JonaLinn Silva of Texas, and Ruthie (Bill) Montefalcon of Las Vegas, Nevada; numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, grandnephews, and grandnieces.

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