Obituaries: 10-31-17

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William Collins


William “Braddah Craig” Craig Collins, 58, of Hawi, Kohala, died Oct. 14, 2017, at the Kohala Hospital. Born in Florida, he was a handyman.

A celebration of his life will take place at 5 p.m. Nov. 1 at Mahukona Beach Park.

No known survivors.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mildred Miyose

Mildred Miyeko Miyose, 98, of Kealakekua and formerly of Holualoa, died Sept. 28, 2017, at Marissa Gaspar’s Care Home. Born on Sept. 8, 1919, in Holualoa, she was a housekeeper and a member of Daifukuji Soto Mission, Bank Kumiai, and Kona Kumamoto Kenjin Kai.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo and memorial service will be 2 p.m. Casual attire and no koden.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Kimiyo Miyose of Honolulu; nephew, Morris Miyose and niece, Carol (Lynndon) Chung, all of Honolulu.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

John Rosa

John William Keainaokamamalu Rosa, 39, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 14, 2017, in Honolulu. He was born July 12, 1978, in Honolulu.

Friends may call at noon Nov. 19 at Sheraton Kona Resort &Spa at Keauhou Bay for a 1 p.m. memorial service. Pupus and refreshments to follow.


He is survived by wife, Kristi Anne; sons, John Keoni Rosa, Samoa Rosa, Jeremiah Baker, Maddox Pi; daughters, Sapphire Rosa, Lilah Pi, Lily Pi; mother, Brenda Brown, stepfather, Kene Brown; brothers, Kawika (Monique) Rosa, Ryan (Heidi) Rosa, Niko Boy Rosa, Kimo (Reva) Rosa, Kelii (Rainy) Rosa; sister, Christy Rosa; stepsister, Shauntae Brown, Chaliss (Philip) Guerrero.

Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

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