John Cardoza Jr.


John Cardoza Jr.

John V. “Braddah” “Hunter” Cardoza Jr., 73, of Ookala died Jan. 2, 2013, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born July 29, 1939, in Ookala, he was a retired construction road crewman for Hamakua Sugar Plantation and member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Papaaloa.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. Jan. 12 at Anthony Catholic Church in Papaaloa for a 10 a.m. Mass. Burial follows at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Papaaloa. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by wife, Maria Cardoza of Ookala; daughters, Vivian (Jim) Mace of Missouri, Blanche (Keith) Revilla of Puna; sons, John Cardoza III, Anthony Cardoza, Brada Cardoza, Jacob Cardoza and Hershal Cardoza, all from Ookala; stepdaughters, Jenifer (Philip) Agpaoa of Honokaa, Jessica (Leighton) Roque of Paauilo; sisters, Irene Gamache of Kentucky, Elizabeth Holt of Ookala; 29 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.