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Obituaries for Sept. 6

Bernadette Nanette Chock, 71, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 17. Born in Honolulu, she was a shuttle driver for Avis/Budget Rental Car Service. Visitation 9 a.m. Sept. 16 at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Kailua-Kona. Mass at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Michael the Archangel Church. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by spouse, Albert; hanai daughters, Belinda (Tomas) Rosa of Honolulu and Antoinette (Bruce) Vasconcellos of Hilo; brother, Eddie Vasconcellos of Honolulu; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Antonina “Toni” Himalaya, 89, of Hilo died Aug. 17 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Papaaloa, she was a retired housekeeper for the former Sheraton Waiakea Village Resort. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Monday (Sept. 11) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 12) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m.. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Jeffery (Lucy) Himalaya of Sacramento, Calif., Jonathan Himalaya of Hilo and Joel (Katherine) Himalaya of Hilo; daughters, Jennifer (Elroy Jr.) Osorio of Hilo, Janice (Gary) Ferguson of Honolulu and Judith (Derwin) Gealon of Ewa Beach; brother, Ponciano (Priscilla) Robia of Hilo; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Charles Burton Legg III, 66, of Waikoloa died Aug. 19 at Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Catskill, N.Y., he was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for EM Rivera & Sons and U.S. Army veteran. Private service to be held. Condolences can be sent to Blossom Legg, P.O. Box 56, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745 (call 825-2840). Survived by wife, Blossom Legg of Waikoloa; daughter, Courtney (Scott) Kellman of Clayton, N.C.; son, Charles (Kristi) Legg IV of Fayetteville, Ga.; brother, Paul Legg of Kailua-Kona; sister, Cathy Legg of Pahoa; four grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Ken Kenichi Shigeoka, 89, of Hilo died Aug. 21 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Keaau, he was a retired foreman with the former M. Sonomura Contracting Co. of Hilo and member of Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, Homestead Chuo Kumiai and Operating Engineers Local 3. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Margie Shigeoka of Hilo; son, Craig (Claire) Shigeoka of Hilo; daughters, Gwenn Tomiyoshi and Debbie (Ken) Hanagami of Hilo; sister, Asae Kumiji of Hilo; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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