Monico Lahip


Monico Lahip

Monico Agarpao Lahip, 99, of Hilo, died Nov. 12 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born April 27, 1913, in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired maintenance worker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. Nov. 23 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 7 p.m. wake service. Friends may call at 11 a.m. Nov. 24 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a noon Mass. Burial is at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Section). Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by son, Anacleto (Francisca) Lahip of Hilo; daughters, Monica Tagaca and Josie (James) Chow Hoy, both of Hilo, Cion (Rizal) Asuncion of Honolulu; brothers, Marcelo (Lawriana) Lahip of Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, Leandro (Maria) Lahip of Pangasinan, Philippines; sister, Pilar (Maximiano) Ganotisi of Tuguegarao, Philippines; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.