Joseph “Pepe” “Joe” P. Narvaez, also known as Jose Navares Dias, 88, of Holualoa died Nov. 10 at home. Born May 6, 1924, in Honolulu, he was a retired construction laborer for J.W. Glover, aqua lung diver for Pearl Harbor and World War II Army veteran.
Friends may call at 3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo, for a 4 p.m. service. Cremation follows. Friends may also call at 1 p.m. Nov. 20 at Kamakawiwoole Church in Honokaa for a celebration of life. Family requests casual attire be worn.
He is survived by daughters, Linda (Tim) Lawrance and Herlinda (Juan) Jacobo-Roque, both of Kona, Lokelani (Reno) Rios, Frances (Thomas) Cummings and Estraita Narvaez, all of Honokaa, Maria (Don) Smith of Kapoho, Christina (Lawrence Agbigay) Flores of Mountain View, Ramona (Jeffrey Anduha) Lopez and TinaMarie (Patrick) Enos, both of Hilo; sons, Dennis (Cynthia) Torres and Ruben Lopez, both of Honokaa, Rudolfo (Raynette) Lopez of Ocean View, Cruzanto Lopez of Hilo; 59 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.