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Obituaries for April 12

Floyd Amay, 54, of Hilo died March 25 in Hilo. He was born in Hilo. Private services held. Online condolences: Survived by father, Julio Amay of Hilo; brothers, Benjamin (Beatrice) Amay and James Amay of Hilo. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Jane McCloughlin, 62, of Kailua-Kona died April 4 at home. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, she was a retired director of payor solutions for Smile Brands Inc. in California and former operations manager for Hawaii Family Dental in Kailua-Kona. Private service in Belfast. Memorial donations to Literacy Hawaii in Kailua-Kona. Survived by husband, Brian Benjamin of Kailua-Kona; sister, Hazel McCloughlin of Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland; brother, Brian McCloughlin of Carrickfergus and Stephen McCloughlin of Exmouth, England; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Yukino Kurata Kusano, 105, of Honokaa died April 2 at home. Born in Haina, she was a homemaker and member of Honokaa Hongwanji Mission and Buddhist Women’s Association. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Elaine (Dan) Nishibun of Evanston, Ill.; son, Ted Kusano of Honokaa; daughters-in-law, Beverly Kusano of Honolulu and Sally Kusano of Skokie, Ill.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Albert “Alapaki” Kelii Pi Jr., 83, of Kailua-Kona died March 26 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Kalahiki, he was a retired as a heavy equipment operator for Isemoto Construction Co. and also worked for J.M. Tanaka Construction, Stewart Pacific Contracting, the former Hutchinson Sugar Plantation in Naalehu, was a licensed pyrotechnician, cook at the former Kona Inn Hotel and member of Keopu Kumiai, Mokuaikaua Congregational Church and Operating Engineers Local 3. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Mokuaikaua Congregational Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Luncheon and fellowship to follow. Burial at Mokuaikaua Church Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by daughters, Ramona (Allen) Gaspar of Ocean View, Aileen (Lincoln) Correa of University Place, Wash., and Alicia Pi of Kailua-Kona; sons, Leroy Pi and Albert (Noelani) Pi III of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Annie (Ronald I.) Pi Taisee of Keaau, Mary Hanley of Tacoma, Wash., Minne (Leo) Davis of Missouri, Teresa Duarte of Holualoa, Juliette Kealamakia and Ruthie (Rodrigo) Sadumiano of Ocean View, Victoria (Spencer) Akiu of Wailuku, Maui; brothers, Clarence (Beatrice) Pi of Waianae, Oahu, Fedelis Akiu Jr. of Kealia, Antonio Akiu of Milolii and Charles Akiu of Holualoa; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald

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