Obituaries: 01-25-20

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Patrick Sombrio Jr.


Patrick Primitivo Sombrio Jr., 54, of Hilo, died Dec. 18, 2019, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honokaa, he worked in retail sales for KB Toys, Cutter Ford, CompUSA, Sears and Kamaaina Motors.

Friends may call from 8-10 a.m. Jan. 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a 10 a.m. Mass. Casual attire.

He is survived by wife, Cecilia Yadao-Sombrio of Hilo; sons, Jericho Sombrio and Christian Sombrio of Honolulu, Payton Sombrio of Hilo; brother, Aaron Sombrio of Honokaa; sisters, Summer Borrego of Las Vegas, Nevada and Fonda Ash of Texas; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Abraham

Robert “Jody” “Rob” “Bobby” Abraham, 58, of Waikoloa, died Dec. 16, 2019, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born Jan. 21, 1961, in San Diego, he was a Cook 1 at the Mauna Lani, Hilton Waikoloa, Hapuna Prince and the Keauhou Beach hotels and member of ILWU local 142.

Friends may call 3-6 p.m. Feb. 1 at Old Kona Airport Park’s big pavilion for a service. The family requests casual attire and no flowers.

He is survived by wife, Josette Abraham of Waikoloa; son, Taylar Abraham of Waikoloa; sister, Melody (Jim) Summey of Kailua-Kona; several aunts and uncles; five nephews; three nieces and numerous cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Lillian Ornellas

Lillian C. Ornellas, 83, of Waimea, died Jan. 14, 2020, in Waimea. Born April 30, 1936 in Ewa, Oahu, she was a landscaper.

Private services will be held on Oahu.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Edward Stevens

Edward “Ed” Galu Stevens, 89, of Kailua-Kona, died Nov. 30, 2019, at his residence. Born July 5, 1930, in Honolulu, he was a retired district manager for Hawaiian Telephone Co. and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Friends may call at noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club located at Honokohau Boat Harbor for a celebration of life,. Service at 1 p.m. Luncheon to follow. Family requests no flowers.

He is survived by wife, Betty Stevens; son, Richard Stevens both of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Rene (Beni Atualevao) Stevens, Sina (Jay) Cabilin all of Washington; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Miles Kajiyama

Miles Yukio Kajiyama, 66, of Pahoa, died Jan. 9, 2020, at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo.

Friends may call 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1 at Onekahakaha Park Pavillion #4 for a celebration of life. Casual attire.

He is survived by daughters, Maxine Kajiyama and Mandy (Earlsen) Kaniaupio, both of Pahoa, and Joshlene Bornt of Hilo; sons, Miles Kajiyama Jr. and Pomai (Amelia) Kajiyama, both of Pahoa, and Kaimi Kajiyama of Honolulu; sister, Nanette (Les) Steward of Kennewick, WA; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Anthony Marcy

Anthony “Tony” Ramond Marcy, 54, of Kailua-Kona, died Jan. 21, 2020, at the home of his parents in Chula Vista, CA. Born Aug. 12, 1965 in Newport, Rhode Island, he was a skilled laborer.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at Glen Abbey Memorial Park in Bonita, CA, for a noon service. The family requests aloha attire, flowers welcome. Celebration of life reception to follow.


He is survived by his wife, Jane; son, Michael; granddaughters, Natilee, Layla, and Summer; parents, William and Carina; siblings Philip and Melissa; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements made by Glen Abbey Mortuary.

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