Margarita Asuncion Bartolome, 76, of Pahoa died Oct. 4 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she was a homemaker, papaya farmer and member of Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation from 8-8:45 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 17) at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Celebration of Mass at 9 a.m. Casual attire; burial at the Pahoa Catholic Cemetery. Survived by husband, Danny Bartolome of Pahoa; daughters, Josephine Bartolome of Oahu and Imelda (Masa) Pagay of Keaau; sons, Jerry (Rachel) Bartolome of Oregon and Eddie (Cherrilynn) Bartolome of Keaau; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gilbert “Gelly” Cariaga Castro, 60, of Hilo died Oct. 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he was a landscaper for the Fairmount Orchid Hotel in Waikoloa and member of First United Protestant Church in Hilo. Visitation from 5-9 p.m. Monday (Oct. 16) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; wake service at 7 p.m. Funeral visitation from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 17) at First United Protestant Church, 1350 Waianuenue Ave. in Hilo; funeral service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Survived by wife, Rachel Solmerin Castro of Hilo; daughter, Raella Ann (William) Black of Spokane, Wash.; son, Gil Christian Ryan Castro of Hilo; mother, Crisenta Castro of the Philippines; sisters, Emely Castro of Honolulu and Editha (Jim) de la Cruz of California; brothers, Norbert (Elvie) Castro and Edilbert (Sheila) Castro of the Philippines; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Harry Maun Chow, 87, of Waimea died Oct. 2 at home. Born in Pahala, he was an assistant controller for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, former member of the Waimea Lions Club, volunteer for North Hawaii Community Hospital and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. No services. Urn committal at a later date. Survived by wife, Dorothy Chow of Waimea; daughters, Catherine Wehrman of Honolulu, Lori (Leslie) Hasegawa of Honokaa, Wendi (Gary) Yada of Las Vegas and Aimee (Carl Treadwell) Chow of Menlo Park, Calif.; two grandchildren; brothers, a sister-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Elsa Gancinia Dacquel, 53, of Honokaa died Oct. 9 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Cuyapo Nueva, Ecija, the Philippines, she was a janitor for Brantley Center and member of Honokaa Senior Citizen Group. Visitation from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 17) at Romeo and Imelda Justo’s residence at Camp New Stable in Honokaa. Survived by mother, Florentina Dacquel of Honokaa; brother, Cristome (Susan) Dacquel of Honokaa; sisters, Lolita (Gideon) Abad, Virginia Agustin, Myrna (Amado) Ordonez, Corinne (Efren) Gonzales and Imelda (Romeo) Justo, all of Honokaa; several aunts and uncles; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Enor Fuellas, 77, of Honalo, died Aug. 30 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Kohala, he was a retired landscaper for Kanaloa Resorts, tended sugar cane for the Kohala Plantation and was a houseman at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Visitation from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi. Mass at 10 a.m. followed by urn burial at Hawi County Cemetery. Luncheon and fellowship at Father Damien Hall. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Jonathan (Debbie) Fuellas of Phoenix, Terry (Darilyn) Fuellas of Honolulu and Sherwood Fuellas of Vacaville, Calif.; brothers, Benjamin (Helen) Fuellas of Oahu, Johnny Fuellas of Kailua-Kona, Sonny Fuellas of Captain Cook; sisters, Rose Milton of Honalo and Shirley Uchima of Hilo; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Albert Satoshi Kaneshiro, 92, of Las Vegas died Aug. 20 in Las Vegas. Born in Hakalau, he was a retired business owner of Typewriter Center Inc., and The Computer Store Inc. in Hilo. Services held. Survived by wife, Kathrine K. Kaneshiro of Las Vegas; sons, Raymond (JoAnn) Kaneshiro of Kailua-Kona, Norman (Patricia Kaneshiro-Miller) Kaneshiro of Churchton, Md., and Ernest (Patti) Kaneshiro of Hilo; sisters, Tomiko Yoza of Waianae, Oahu, Kazue (Kingo) Yamada of Honolulu, and Sueko (Lawrence) Takenaka of Mililani, Oahu; brother-in-law, Takemori Miyagi of Aiea, Oahu; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.