Manuel Martins Jr.
Manuel “Buddy” Martins Jr., 90, of Pahoa died April 21, 2013, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honomu, he was a retired foreman with the former Margolis Garment Factor, a truck driver for the former Flintkote Co., Canec Division, a World War II Army veteran, Hawaii Army National Guard veteran and member of New Hope Christian Fellowship-Hilo and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Pahoa Post.
Friends may call at 5 p.m. April 29 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 7 p.m. service. Friends may also call at 9 a.m. April 30 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 for graveside committal services. Family requests casual attire be worn.
He is survived by wife, Dorothy Martins of Pahoa; sons, Gerald (Frances) Martins Sr. and Robert (Sharon) Martins, both of Keaau; sister, Mary Santos of Kapehu; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.