Maria Yago Corpuz, 78, of Hilo died Feb. 9, 2013, at Hospice, Hilo Medical Center. Born April 20, 1934, in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a retired housekeeper from the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort, formerly the Outrigger Waikoloa Beach Resort, and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Novena Puainako Group.
Friends may call at 5 p.m. March 8, at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for a 7 p.m. service. Friends may again call at 11 a.m. March 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a noon Mass. Burial follows at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Family requests casual attire be worn.
She is survived by husband, Irineo Corpuz of Hilo; sons, Eddie (Aida) Corpuz of Ookala, Carlito (Prixcynet) Corpuz of Pepeekeo; daughters, Corazon (Mel) Miranda of Ookala, Myrna (Nestor) Ibarra of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Maggie (Orlando) Palafox of Paauhau, Grace (Marion) Bartolome of Kohala, Rowena (Roger) Jacinto of Hilo; brother, Sotero Yago of Paauilo; sister, Hilaria Yago of the Philippines; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.