Obituaries for Tuesday, July 22, 2008

• Manuel Perreira

Manuel Perreira

Manuel “Mac” Perreira of Kamuela died July 9, 2008, at Hilo Medical Center at the age of 88. Born Jan. 16, 1920, in Lawa‘i, he was a retired roofing contractor.

He is survived by wife Alga Perreira of Hilo; son Rodney (Ruby) Perreira of Kamuela; daughter Deborah (Mac) Castillo of Hilo; son-in-law Donald Kaneshiro of Las Vegas, Nev.; brother Tony (Edith) Perreira of California; sisters Helen Silva and Mary Simao, both of Kaua‘i; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 25, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo; Mass will be held of 10:30 a.m. followed by burial at the Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No.2. Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Dodo Mortuary Inc. of Hilo.


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