March 25 obituary – Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Marvin Isaac Banasky, 76, of Mountain View died Feb. 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Portland, Oregon, he sold plumbing supplies and grew tropical plants, including bananas and heliconias. Private services held. He is survived by his wife, Veatrius “Vee” Cress of Mountain View; son, Stanley Lanning; daughters, Janet Frank and Anna Dougherty; sister, Rebecca Smilovitz; 10 grandchildren. Arranged by Dodo Mortuary.