Obituaries: 02-22-18

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Linda Dayton


Linda Dayton, 63, of Kailua-Kona, died Jan. 28, 2019, at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born May 23, 1955, in Reno, Nev., she was a special education teacher at Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in memory of Linda to Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino; 81-1041 Konawaena School Road. Kealakekua, HI 96750; or Mana Christian Ohana; P.O. Box 437478 Kamuela, HI 96743.

She is survived by daughter, Eva; son, Luka; six grandchildren; sister, Sally.

Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu.

Robert Yurth

Robert Douglas Yurth, 71, of Honokaa, died Nov. 22, 2018, at the Kona Community Hospital. He was born in California and was a retired tire sales manager, security officer and the cashier at the Honokaa redemption center for Business Services Hawaii, and a resident of Ahualoa for 43 years.

A private celebration is being held.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Yurth of Honokaa; daughter, Cheri Oshiro of Waikoloa; grandson, Brandon Oshiro of Waimea and granddaughter, Cortney Oshiro of Hilo.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo.

Richard Ferreira

Richard Ferreira, 92, of Hilo died Feb. 11, 2019, at home. He was born in Hilo and was a yard maintenance man.

Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 22 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m., burial to follow at the Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire, no flowers.


He is survived by sister-in-law, Annie Meers of Laupahoehoe; a niece and a nephew; grand and great grand nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo.

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