Obituaries for Sunday, September 28, 2008

• Marjorie Reed

• George Toyofuku

• Frances Sasan


Marjorie Reed

Marjorie “Mony” L. Reed of Lihu‘e died Sept. 3, 2008, at the Regency at Puakea at the age of 92. Born Nov. 13, 1915, in Raritan, N.J., she was retired as executive secretary from Township Government in 1990.

She is survived by daughter Barbara Lynn (Ronald) Pizzullo of Anahola and sister Eleanore Smith of Lihu‘e.

Services will begin with viewing at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at St. Catherine’s Church; Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send contributions “In Memory of Marjorie Reed” to St. Catherine School Adopt-A-Student Program at 5021-A Kawaihau Road, Kapa‘a, HI 96746.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the Reed family with arrangements.


George Toyofuku

George H. Toyofuku of Lihu‘e died Sept. 20, 2008, at home at the age of 78. Born May 29, 1930, in Hanapepe, he was a former state senator, having served the people of Kaua‘i for 24 years in the Hawai‘i State Senate, the Hawai‘i House of Representatives and the Kaua‘i County Board of Supervisors. He was also a retired owner/agent with Mokihana Insurance Agency and served as district governor for Lions International.

He is survived by wife Elsie; sons Guy (Lori) Toyofuku and Dean (Geri) Toyofuku, both of Lihu‘e; daughters Amy of Hilo and Lisa (Lance) Taketa of Hilo; eight grandchildren; brothers Thomas (Grace) Toyofuku and Charles (Carol) Toyofuku, both of Honolulu; and sister Naoe (Kenneth) Fukuda of Honolulu.

Friends may visit with the family at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Lihue Hongwanji Mission; service officiated by Bishop Thomas Okano will begin at 3 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


Frances Sasan

Frances Heneralau Sasan of Lihu‘e died Sept. 20, 2008, at the age of 96. Born Sept. 12, 1912, in San Fernando, Cebu Philippines, she retired from the Lihue Plantation sugar company as a general maintenance worker.

She was preceded in death by husband Timoteo and daughter Lily.

She is survived by sons Jay (Diana), Fred (Camela), Richard (Liane) and William (Maria); daughters Josephine (Victor) Bigno and Lucille (Tony) Bargayo; 16 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-granddaughter.

Visitation will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. followed by memorial service on Monday, Sept. 29, at Immaculate Conception Church in Kapaia. Casual attire is suggested. Condolence letters may be mailed to P.O. Box 77, Hilo, HI 96721.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.

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