Obituaries: 12-26-18

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Jobirik Ittu

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Jobirik Ittu, 63, of Pepeekeo, died Dec. 13, 2018 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kosrae, Micronesia, he was a retired high school principal in the Marshall Islands and member of the Marshallese United Church of Christ in Keaau.

Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Dec. 27 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; funeral service at 11. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire is requested.

He is survived by wife, Neimos Ittu of Pepeekeo; daughters, Cathlina (Jonel) Marshall of the Marshall Islands, Nancy Ittu of Kosrae and Marshall Islands; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Campbell

Robert “Rob” Lance Campbell, 48, of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 19, 2018 at his residence. Born Feb. 1, 1970 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, he was a loving father and husband who loved his job as a volcano tour guide for Kapohokine Adventures. He was also a musician and songwriter.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

He is survived by wife, Heather Schultze of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Emily (Bo Kiaaina) Campbell; son Jack Campbell, all of Waimea; mother, Marilyn Campbell; father, Bob Campbell; sisters, Leah (David) Villa, Leslie McGeoy all of California; numerous friends, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Jeanette Silva

Jeanette K. (Hanohano) Silva, 74, of Hilo, died Dec. 1, 2018, at Hilo Medical Center. She was a homemaker.

Private services were held. Online condolences can be made at www.homelanimemorialpark.com.

She is survived by two daughters, Lehua K. Barajas of Hilo,and MayDean Kau’i Martins of Hilo; two sons, Arthur (Jaime Crivello) Silva of Hilo, and Manuel D. Martins IV of Hilo; two stepsons, Jeffery W. (Josephine) Silva of Kona, and Roy (Iris) Silva of Hilo; a brother, Edward K. Hanohano of Hil; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Jyoti Ulrych

Jyoti Ulrych died on Dec. 12, 2018, at the age of 75. She was a restaurant owner and a member of the Kawaihae Canoe Club.

A celebration of Jyoti’s life will be planned for spring. Please email jyotiandre@me.com to request more information about this gathering.

Mildred Inouye

Mildred Miyoko Inouye, 86, of Captain Cook, died Nov. 21, 2018 at Castle Adventist Hospital on Oahu. Born in Kealakekua on August 29, 1932, she was the proprietor of Mune’s Repair Shop. She was a coffee farmer and a former member of the AJA Bowling League, Kona Bowling Association and Big Island Automotive Trade Association.

Private services were held.

She is survived by her sons, Ray (Naomi) Inouye of Captain Cook, Roy (Jewel) Inouye of Minnesota, Gary (Frances) Inouye of Utah; daughters, Lora Nishomoto of Hilo, Lei (Wesley) Ching of Waipahu, Oahu; brothers, Walter Hiraishi of Kailua-Kona, Richard (Blanche) Hiraishi of Pearl City, Oahu; brother-in-law, Joe Herzig of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona

Michael Barber

Michael “Mikey” John Barber, age 52, of Hilo, died Dec. 19, 2018 in the Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Facility in Hilo. Born in Laurinburg, North Carolina on March 14, 1966, he was a truck driver and volunteer firefighter.

Visitation will be held at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo on Dec. 29 from 3-4 p.m.; memorial service will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is requested.

He is survived by wife, Alanna Barber of Hilo; son, Marcus Barber of Hilo; brother, Fred (Lucia Luera) Barber of Alice, Texas; mother-in-law, Sharon Purbaugh of Hilo; numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. in Hilo.

Jane Jenkins

Jane Ayano Jenkins, of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 14, 2018. Born in Kahaluu on Jan. 12, 1926, she worked as a bank teller.

Private services will be held. Online condolences may be posted on www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

She is survived by son, Gary Seril of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Daisy (Harry) Hasegawa of Holualoa, Dora Thompson of Oahu, Nancy Kusunoki of Kailua-Kona; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Dianne Hill

Dianne Faith Hill, of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 15, 2018. Born in Wisconsin on May 26, 1939, she worked in retail sales.

Private services will be held. Online condolences may be posted on www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

She is survived by sons, Steve (Bernie) Hunter of West Chester, California, Jeff (Jenny) Hunter of Avendale, Arizona; daughter, Janet Hunter of Kailua-Kona; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Calisto Mateo

Calisto Mateo, 78, of Hilo, died Dec. 15, 2018 at his residence. Born on April 15, 1940, in Hilo, he was a retired painting contractor and he also served in the Hawaii Army National Guard.

Friends may call Jan. 4 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Visitation from 5-6 p.m.; funeral service at 6 p.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei are welcomed. A graveside committal service will be held on Jan. 5 at Homelani Memorial Park at 10 a.m. with military honors.

He is survived by wife, Violet Mateo of Hilo; daughter, Deborah (Brian) Heidenfeldt of Hilo; sons, Calvin (Ronaleen) Mateo and Thomas (Rae) Mateo of Hilo, Reynold (Erica) Mateo of Alaska; sisters, Martina Mateo and Shirley Mateo of Oahu, Maria Erece of Papaikou; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Gadioso Pulgados

Gadioso “Teddy” Pulgados, Sr., 89, of Pepeekeo, died Nov. 30, 2018, at Hilo Medical Center. Born October 28, 1929, in Pepeekeo, he was a retired maintenance technician for the former Waiakea Village in Hilo. He also was a veteran in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, founder of Teddy’s Angels (TA’S) Softball Club and a member of the Big Island Chapter 231 and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou.

Friends may call on Jan. 3 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Visitation from 5-6 p.m.; wake service at 6 p.m. Friends may call on Jan. 4 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou, Visitation from 9-10:30 a.m.; Celebration of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual and flowers are welcomed; burial at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 at 11:30 a.m.

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He is survived by daughters, Gloria (Richard) Barnett of Oklahoma, Diana Pulgados of Hilo, Annalynn (Ernest) Ugalde of Pepeekeo and Taniya (Jamiesen) Batangan of Hawaiian Acres; sons, Gadioso (Kristine) Pulgados, Jr. of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Christopher (Desiree Fiesta) Pulgados and Charles Pulgados of Pepeekeo; sisters, Lucia (Zack) Abregano of Honolulu and Roselina (Emery) Wong of California; brothers in-law, Ashley Hung and Roy Santos of Hilo, Samuel (Betty) Santos of New Mexico; sisters in-law, Irene Gomes and Cheryl (Matsu) Uehara, Carol (Randall) Nakasato, Lora Cardines and Naomi Santos of Pepeekeo, Joan Santos of Pensylvania; 21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.