Obituaries for Saturday, July 26, 2008

• Crystal Pia

Crystal Pia

Crystal Fujie Pia of Lihu‘e died July 24, 2008, at home at the age of 46. Born Sept. 20, 1961, in Lihu‘e, she was employed as an assistant manager by AT&T Wireless.

She was preceded in death by father Daniel Yamamoto.

She is survived by husband Jacob Pia; son Joshua Pia of Lihu‘e; daughter Jessie Pia of Hanama‘ulu; mother Fujiko Yamamoto of Hanama‘ulu; mother-in-law Julia Dixon of Hanama‘ulu; sisters Debbie (Glen) Taba of Wailua, Gail (Dwayne) Yamamoto of Kapa‘a, Joy (Roy) Kamanu of Kapa‘a and Joan Yamamoto of Las Vegas; brothers Randal (Aileen) Yamamoto of Wailua, Glen (Rebecca) Yamamoto of Hanama‘ulu, Keith (Janice) Yamamoto of Hanama‘ulu; sisters-in-law Val (Jay) Hirsch of Van Nuys, Calif., Patricia (Cecil) Baliaris of Hanama‘ulu and Faith Vidinha of Puhi; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews cousins and Mililani.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. during a celebration of her life scheduled for Tuesday, July 29, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihu‘e; services begin at 3 p.m.

Casual attire suggested and flowers are graciously declined.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Pia family with arrangements.


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