The Garden Island
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Funeral Notices


84, of Pauoa Valley, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born January 21, 1938 in Kaka’ako.
Melvin is survived by wife, Katherine; daughters: Alika Bruno (Nelson), Melo Frank (John), Kathleen Soque (Mel), Gigi Velasco (Puna); brothers: Alex “Kapu” & Killarney; sister, Yvonne DuPont; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.
A retired MTL Maintenance Shop employee who loved being at the ball field, was an outstanding mountain ball pitcher!

Celebration of life, Saturday January 21, 2023 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauna Kea Chapel. Visitation 10am-1130am. Services 1130am.
Private scattering of Ashes.