The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001306705-01
Funeral Notices


Devoted wife, mother, and grandmother passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on November 18, 2020. Born in Hilo, she was a graduate of Hilo High School Class of ’64 and a dedicated employee of the Queen’s Medical Center Pulmonary Lab for over 30 years. Mootsie is alive in the hearts of her best friend and husband Dennis; daughters Debi and Dodi; and her three greatest joys, grandchildren Payton, Kapri, and Parker. She will also be deeply missed by sisters April, Beverly, and Lorraine; and her loving extended ‘ohana that she cherished. A private mass will be held. For information on virtual participation, please email Family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers or money, donations be made to American Cancer Society at in memory of Lorna, with under acknowledgments.