Obituaries 10-2-13


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Alecia Price

Alecia Pualani Price, 74, of Papaikou died Sept. 4, 2013, at Tripler Medical Center on Oahu. Born June 17, 1939, in Honolulu, she was a retired staff member at the University of Wisconsin and a Navy veteran.

Friends may call at 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests no flowers.

She is survived by husband, James Corning of Papaikou; son, John Price of South Carolina; daughter, Malissa (Ajay) Vyaz of Madison, Wis.; sisters, Margo (Jodi) Fernandez of California, Aleina (John) Lorenz of Hudson, Wis., Rita Fernandez of Texas, Sasah (Ken) Pogwizd of Rockford, Ill.; two grandchildren.

Kenneth Totman Jr.

Kenneth Edward Totman Jr., 84, of Ainaloa died Sept. 24, 2013, at his residence. Born in Portland, Maine, he was a retired Air Force master sergeant, member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and founding member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa for a 6 p.m. service. Burial of ashes will be at noon Oct. 4 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by wife, Therese Totman of Ainaloa; daughters, Mary Kuhl of Pahoa, Gail (Steve) Palacky of Fairfield, Calif., Paulette (Louie) Gangano of Orchidland; sons, Mark Totman of Seattle, Kent (LaRoyce) Totman of Vacaville, Calif., James (Jennifer) Totman of Levenworth, Wash.; brother, Richard Totman of Pahoa; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Henry Akau

Henry Enos Akau, 90, of Hilo died Sept. 17, 2013, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born May 25, 1923, in Honaunau, he was a retired printing foreman at Hawaii Tribune-Herald and member of the Senior Bowling League.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. Oct. 4 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a 10 a.m. service. Burial follows at Homelani Memorial Park. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by daughter, Carolyn (Wendell) Costa of Hilo; son, Clifford (Laurie) Akau of Hilo; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc.