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Jose Cabison, Sr.

Jose “Joe” Cabison Sr., 81, of Hilo and formerly of Papaikou, died March 23 at home. Born in Mokuleia, Waialua, Oahu, he was a retired construction worker, Marine Corps veteran and member of Laborers International Union of North America, Local 368.

Friends may call at 9 a.m. April 13 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou for an 11 a.m. Mass. Burial follows at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn and no flowers.

He is survived by sons, Jose Cabison Jr. and Russell Cabison, both of Hilo, Lance (Emma) Cabison, of Las Vegas; brothers, Santos Cabison Sr. and Ramon (Julie) Cabison Sr., both of Hilo; sisters, Lorrain (Pete) Rivera and Rose (Rudy) Costales, both of Waipahu, Oahu; a granddaughter; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

William Caravalho

William “Billy” Caravalho, 82, of Kapaau, died March 23 at Kohala Hospital. Born May 15, 1929, in Kohala, he was an equipment operator for the state Highways Division, retired National Guardsman and member of Kohala Puerto Rican and Kohala Senior Citizen clubs.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. April 14 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi for a 10 a.m. Mass. Burial follows in the church cemetery. Family requests casual attire be worn. Flowers are welcome.

He is survived by wife, Violet Caravalho, of Kapaau; son, Harvey (Eva) Caravalho, of Kapaau; daughters, Susan (James) Keadle and Stella (Warren) Mendoza, both of Las Vegas, Patricia (Craig) Higaki, of Waimea; brothers, Jimmy (Geri) Caravalho, of Honolulu, Kenneth Caravalho, of Hilo; sister, Jane Walker, of California; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Emmanuel Dela Cruz

Emmanuel “Manny” Dela Cruz, 8, of Waimea, died March 23 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a student at Waimea Elementary School.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. April 14 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea, for a 10 a.m. Mass. Cremation follows. Family requests casual attire be worn and no flowers.

He is survived by mother, Maria Dela Cruz, of Waimea; brother, Elijah Dela Cruz, of Waimea; maternal grandmother, Francisca Dela Cruz, of Waimea; paternal grandmother, Donna Rodrigues, of Keaau; half brothers, Cruz Egdamin and Caz Egdamin, both of Kohala; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Norio Delostrico

Norio “Tanacio” Delostrico, 75, of Kailua-Kona, died March 17. Born in Kukuihaele, he was a retired ranch hand for Palani Ranch.

Friends may call at 9 a.m. April 14 at Kona Baptist Church for a 10 a.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by wife, Annabelle Delostrico, of Kona; sons, Norris (Kehau) Delostrico, of Hilo, Nason (Susan) Delostrico, of Kona; daughter, Tammy (Jesse) Medeiros, of Kona; brother, Anastacio Delostrico, of Kohala; sisters, Miriam Guerpo, of Kawaihae, Mary (Terry) Samoy, of Waikoloa; hanai sister, Margaret Lepolo, of Pearl City, Oahu; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Liza Namauu

Liza Villa Namauu, 43, of Hilo, died April 2 at home. Born in the Philippines, she was a buyer with THY and Associates.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. April 13 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 7 p.m. service. Friends again may call at 9 a.m. April 14 at the mortuary chapel for an 11 am. service. Burial follows at the Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn and no flowers.

She is survived by husband, Samuel Namauu Jr., of Hilo; sons, Nathan Namauu, of Oahu, Jordan Namauu of Hilo; parents, Francisco and Victoria Villa Sr., of Pahala; brothers, Jerry (Jolly) Villa, Remy (Anna Navarro) Villa, Alejo (Lloydine Tavares) Villa and Francisco (Ruth) Villa Jr., all of Pahala, Rufo (Liza Yee) Villa, of California, Alex (Kenisha) Villa, of Guam, Joseph (Berlinda) Villa, of Keaau, Norberto (Aurora) Villa, of Hilo; sisters, Rosellie (Leo Jara) Villa, of Waimea, Tessie (Felix Jr.) Padamada, of Keaau; a franddaughter; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Yasue Sugi

Yasue “Sue” Sugi, 79, of Keei, died March 28 at Kona Community Hospital. Born April 30, 1932, in Kealakekua, she was a former Kona Hilton Hotel housekeeper and member of Kona Hongwanji Mission and Keei Makai Kumiai.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. April 14 at Kona Hongwanji Mission for an 11 a.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn and no flowers.

She is survived by husband, George Sugi, of Keei; sons, Randy (Emee) Sugi, of Reno, Nev., Derrick (Glenda) Sugi, of Keei; sister, Hatsuko Shiraishi, of Captain Cook; two grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Elisabeth Oswald

Elisabeth Reinhart Oswald, 98, of Hilo, formerly of San Francisco, died April 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Germany, she was aU.S. Women’s Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and member of Christ Lutheran Church, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and U.S. Air Force Sergeant’s Association.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. April 14 at Christ Lutheran Church, Hilo, for a celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ Lutheran Church, Hilo, or Friends of the Hilo Public Library.

She is survived by daughters, Susan (Carl) Sandahl, Christine (David) Reed; two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Reyson-Claude Sugahara Johnson Cortez

Reyson-Claude Kalaninui Sugahara Johnson Cortez, of Hilo, was stillborn March 30 at Hilo Medical Center.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. April 15 at the family residence, 44 Olena St., Hilo. A luncheon follows. For more information, call 345-5858.

He is survived by parents, Bronson Sugahara and Roana Johnson Cortez, of Hilo; paternal grandparents, Clinton Mehau and Melanie Sugahara, of Hilo; maternal grandparents, Myron and Vanasie Cortez, of Hilo; paternal great-grandparent, Yasushi Sugahara, of Hilo; maternal great-grandparents, George and Jane Cortez, of Nanawale, Sherrie Johnson, of Oahu; maternal great-great-grandparents, Emmaline Foster, of Hilo, Juanita Augustiro, of Honolulu, Herbert Johnson, of Las Vegas; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Arnold Howard

Arnold LeRoy Howard, 87, of Punaluu, Ka‘u died March 16 at Ka‘u Hospital. Born in Kaneohe, Oahu, he was an auto mechanic at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, retired as a fire truck mechanic at the U.S. Marine Corp Air Base in Kaneohe, Oahu, was a former deputy warden for the Fish and Game Commission, a game hunter, fisherman, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Navy veteran.

Friends may call at 1 p.m. April 15 at the Hokuloa Chapel above Punaluu Beach Park pavilions for a service. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended.

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He is survived by wife, Jeanette Howard, of Punaluu; daughters, Nana (Herman) Silv of Honolulu, Kehau (Leon) Salter and Laurita (Gary) Mulder, both of Las Vegas, Patricia (Elwood) Martin, of Harrisburg, N.C., Myrajean (Cyrus) Sumida, of Pahala, Lani Iona, of Reno, Nev.; sons, Guy (Julie) Enriques, of Punaluu, Gayland (Valorie) Enriques, of Kaneohe, Oahu, JonPall (Katherine) Enriques, of Pahala; brother, Henry (Iris) Boshard, of Kona; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.