Obituaries: 03-13-19

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Myrna Tsubota


Myrna On Yee Tsubota, 58, of Waikoloa, died Feb. 28, 2019, with her family at her side. Born Sept. 9, 1960, in Honolulu, she was a software engineer for Keck Observatory in Waimea.

Private service to be held.

She is survived by husband, Kevin Tsubota of Waikoloa; daughter, Tamlyn Tsubota of California; sons, Korey Tsubota, Tyler Tsubota; mother, Suzanne Shak all of Honolulu; brothers, Bryan (Kim) Shak, Myron (Diana) Shak all of California; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

William Parker

William “Bill” Brantley Parker, 84, of South Kona, died March 1, 2019, at Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born Jan. 11, 1935, in Kirbyville, Texas, he was a banker, refined carpenter, cabinet maker, farmer, property manager, rancher and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was also a former wrestling coach and JV football assistant coach for Konawaena High School.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. March 16 at Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook. Service at 10 a.m. Inurnment to be held in Oregon at a later date.

He is survived by wife, Patricia Parker of South Kona; daughter, Elizabeth (Thomas) Gregg of Honolulu; son, Ian Parker of South Kona; daughter-in-law, Lei Parker of Kahaluu; sister, Anna Lou Parr of Oregon; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Segunda Bungula

Segunda “Sally” Conselva Bungula, 80, of Hilo, died Feb. 23, 2019, at Hawaii Care Choices. Born Dec. 19, 1938, in Honolulu, she worked at the former Naniloa Surf Hotel Hoomalimali Bar in Hilo as a cocktail waitress and she also was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo.

Friends may call 6-9 p.m. March 14 at Dodo Mortuary chapel, wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may also call 9-10:30 a.m. March 15 at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha; celebration of Mass at 10:30. Burial at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire and flowers and lei are welcome.

She is survived by daughters, Lisa Momohara and Suzette (Leonard Leopoldino) Parker of Hilo, Danette (Norie) Bungalon of Stockton, Calif.; son, Ross Macanas Jr. of Hilo; brothers, Evaresto Conselva of Pearl City, Oahu, and Catalino (Della) Conselva of Kapolei, Oahu; sisters, Margarita (Steve) Glipa and Loreta Paulo of Ewa Beach, Oahu; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister in-law, Conchita Cadiz of Oahu; brother in-law, Rodolfo Cabatu of Laupahoehoe; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Angel Magarin

Angel Labasan Magarin, 62, of Keaau, died March 3, 2019, at home. Born Aug. 27, 1956, in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a self employed papaya farmer (DBA Farms) and he also was a member of the Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Friends may call 5-6 p.m. March 15 at Dodo Mortuary chapel; wake service at 6. Friends may also call 8-10 a.m. March 16 at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church; celebration of Mass at 10. Casual attire; flowers and lei are welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park.

He is survived by wife, Perlita Magarin of Keaau; son, Walter (Florylyn) Mararing of Orchidland; daughter, Ashely (Sam) Magarin of Pahoa; brothers, Victor (Serafina) Magarin, Roger Magarin and Rosebello (Lilia) Magaring of Maui; sisters, Felipa Rivera and Editha (Jose) Balanay of Maui; two grandchildren; sister in-law, Anacita Magarin of Maui; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Trinidad Enriquez

Trinidad Caballero Enriquez, 84, of Hilo died March 5, 2019, at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Kapoho, she was employed at Paradise Plants and Keaau Elementary School Cafeteria, owner of the former T.L.C. Cleaning and a member of The Father’s House.

Friends may call 9-10 a.m. March 17 at Dodo Mortuary chapel; celebration of life at 10. Family requests no flowers and casual attire be worn.


She is survived by daughter, Marcia (Victor) Nakatsu of Keaau, Christine (Jaime) Ferreira of Hilo, Benny Enriquez Jr., Justina (Ted) Angelo of Kawaihae; sister, Elsie Ramos of Keaau, Lorna Gacusana of California, Moses Caballeros of Kaneohe; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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