Obituaries for Thursday, September 4, 2014

• Thomas Aiona Jr. • Vivian Mandrigues

Thomas Aiona Jr.

Thomas Ah Kong Aiona, Jr., 74, of Kohala, Hawaii, passed away on August 28, 2014 at home.

Born on December 6, 1939, in Kohala, Hawaii. He retired from Mauna Lani Bay Hotel Engineering Department and a Veteran of the US Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife Breheda Salinas Aiona of Kohala, Hawaii, Sons: Martin (Lynette) Ellazar of Kona, Hawaii, Robert (Debbie) Ellazar of Kohala, Hawaii, (Emely) Aiona of Lihue, Kauai, Jesse Aiona of Kaneohe, Oahu; Brothers: Clifford (Cynthia) Aiona of Kohala, Hawaii; Larry (Linda) Aiona of Kona, Hawaii; Leonard (Pauline) Aiona of Indiana; Donavan (Sam) Aiona of Kohala, Hawaii; Sisters: Hannah (Gilbert) DeMotta of Hilo, HI; Adeline Cho of Honolulu, Oahu; Marion (Brian) Kim of Kohala, Hawaii; Laura (William) Yamamoto of Kohala, Hawaii; Evalani (Harvey) Caravalho of Kohala, Hawaii, 11 Grandchildren, 10 Great-Grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are being handled by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo.

Vivian Mandrigues

Vivian Penna Mandrigues of Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on August 28, 2014 at the age of 86. Born in Lihue, Kauai on May 18, 1928. She was an office clerk for Hopaco and a sales clerk for Kress Store.

Preceded in death by her parents, Norbert & Adeline Penna, sisters, Dora & Elsie.

She is survived by her sons, Melvin (Sheane) Mandrigues, Wailua Homesteads, Vernon Mandrigues, Lihue, 3 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Monday September 8, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Visitation at 9:00 A.M. Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Burial to follow at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai.


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