Obituaries | 10-12-13


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Patricia Hall

Patricia Ann Hall, 73, of Hilo died Oct. 8, 2013, at her home. Born July 16, 1940, in Hilo, she was a retired general office clerk for Hawaiian Tel and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo.

Friends may call at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at the church for a 10:30 a.m. service. Urn burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn.

She is survived by husband, Jon Hall of Hilo; sons, Paul (Robin) Mattos of Georgia, and Michael (Robyn) Mattos of Mountain View; brother, Randall (Debbe) Perreira of Hilo; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Josephine Amaral

Josephine “Masing” “Jodie” Kuuleialoha Amaral, 79, of Halaula died Sept. 23, 2013, at her home. Born March 6, 1934, in Waipio Valley, she was a retired seamstress for Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at Sacred Heart Church in Hawi for a 10 a.m. service. Burial will follow.

She is survived by daughters, Sharrie (Melvin) Oskins of Kailua-Kona, Shirley Arraujo of Hawi, Dearie (Michael) Nordlof of Kainaliu, Leah (Kenneth) Demaya of Waimea; sons, Ray (Adele) Arraujo of Virginia, Louis (Heidi) Arraujo Sr. of Puakea Bay, Abel (Yvonne) Amaral of Hawaiian Beaches; brother, John (Elaine) Ventura of Kawaihae; sisters, Antonia Balicanta of Pearl City, Oahu, Priscilla (Chester) Hetrick of Las Vegas, Carmen (Paul) Green of Lahaina, Maui, Margaret Lepolo of Pearl City, Oahu; hanai brothers, Jacob Batalona of Honokaa, Rizal (Kumiko) Fronda of Kailua-Kona, Ernest (Suzanne) Fronda of Holualoa, Martin (Julia) Fronda of California, Kia Fronda of Waipio Valley; hanai sisters, Gloria (Terry) Muraki of Kailua-Kona, Emily (Elroy Choy Foo) Fronda Choy Foo of Waianae, Oahu, Maile Baird of Kauai, Marie (Samuel Simeona) Kellner of Florida, Eileen Juraldo of Las Vegas; 26 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.