Debra Therese Ku‘uleilani Bellotto, 64, of Keaau died Oct. 5 at her residence. Born in Lahaina, Maui, she was a homemaker and longtime caregiver to her mother and enjoyed singing and dancing hula. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by children, Brandon K. Bellotto, Cynthia K. Ohashi, Sefan K. Bellotto and Carlos-Vincent K. Bellotto; siblings, Vincent K. Bellotto, Puanani Kaleleiki, Kamalani Kaleleiki, Hinano Kaleleiki, Robin Rodero, Gerald Saragosa and Paulette Saragosa; grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Dorothy “Dot” A. Hatsuko Evans, 94, of Keaau died Sept. 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired waitress with Tops Restaurant Waikiki and later worked at Sure Save Kaiko‘o Mall and Mauna Loa Mac Nuts. Private services held. Survived by son, Kim I. (Carolynn) Milner of Keaau; sister, Rose Settle of Texas; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Dollie Chieko Huddy, 86, of Naalehu died Aug. 31 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Osaka, Japan, she was a homemaker and member of Naalehu United Methodist Church. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Naalehu United Methodist Church. Memorial service 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by son, Derrick Huddy of Naalehu; a brother; two sisters; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Daniel “Doc” Ongais, 81, of Keaau died Oct. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Olaa, he was a retired Motor Vehicle Operator for the U.S. Army as a civilian worker, veteran of the U.S. Air Force, worked at the former Puna Sugar Co. and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service 7 p.m. Visitation again 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Celebration of Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Survived by wife, Patricia P. Ongais of Keaau; daughters, Deneen (Nathan) Ongais Louie of Hilo, Renee (Clarence) Ongais-Salvador of Mountain View, Rosanne Ongais of Oceanside, Calif., and Daisy (Melvin) Ongais-Kilaulani of Keaau; sons, Carl Moe Jr. of Hilo, Richard (Julie) Moe of Bethel Island, Calif., David (Vanessa) Moe of Keaau, James Moe of Las Vegas and Michael (Carrie) Moe of Brentwood, Calif.; brothers, Jerome (Jean) Ongais of Oahu, Claudino (Bernadette) Ongais of Washington and Steven (Elena) Ongais of Hilo; sisters, Constance Wheeler of Arkansas and Carmen Dusza of Oahu; brother in-law, Alfred (Maile) Tavares of Hilo; sister in-law, Sharon Tavares of Keaau; 34 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Leslie J. Silva, 59, of Hilo died Oct. 19 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Any relatives are asked to contact Ballard Family Mortuary at 935-8445.
William “Billy” James Yates, 73, of Captain Cook died Oct. 12 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Honolulu, he was a construction worker. Private services. Survived by daughters, Holau Leslie-Diefenback of Kailua-Kona, Emma (Kendrick Sanders) Yates of Honalo, Piilani (Jaime) Jaramillo of Arizona and Noelani (Kris Kenyon) Wooten of Ocean View; sons, George (Angie Wahinekapu) Leslie of Hilo and Kenneth (Shannon) Yates of Puna; sisters, Antoinette Yates of Las Vegas, Hualalai (David) Harris of Sacramento, Calif., Julie-Ann Yates of Ocean View, Reba Mae (Hank) Silva of Holualoa, Mahikulani (Randy) Delaries of Captain Cook and Renee-Mae (James) Ota of Honalo; brothers, John P. (Faye) Yates II of Hawi and Makaala (Rene) Yates of Arizona; grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald