Edward Kealoha Blake, 83

Edward Kealoha Blake, 83, of Hilo passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Hilo Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Honolulu, on Monday, January 6, 2014. Service starts at 8:30am.

Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home-Hilo.

Mr. Blake was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 16, 1930.He was the son of Archibald William Charles Blake and Marie Ka’ili-Blake of Honolulu.

He retired from Paradise Supply as a Technical Manager.

He was predeceased by his son Barney N. Blake of Honolulu and his sister Ruth Kinimaka of Honolulu.

He is survived by his lifelong companion Mary Blake of Maui; two daughters, Lehua (Gabriel) Ornellas of Kauai and Edrian (Brad) Blake-Spencer of Washington; three brothers, William (Lana) Blake of Maui, Archie (Alexianne) Blake of Kamuela and Daniel (Cheryl) Blake of California; and three sisters, Paula (John) Castillo Sr. of Waimanalo, Esther (Herman) Ching of Honolulu and Josephine Lauas of California; three grandchildren, Garett (Kimberly) Randall of Seattle, Cameron Yip of Maui and Jasmine (Kanoa) Ortogero of Honolulu; great-grandchildren, Zayden Randall of Seattle, Jamison Randall of Seattle and Ka’onaokaleiola Ortogero of Honolulu.

Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com