Obituary for Monday, January 21, 2019

Toshie Fujita Matsunaga


Toshie Fujita Matsunaga, 87, of Lawai, passed away on Jan. 2, 2019 at Kauai Care Center in Waimea. Born on Nov. 16, 1931, she retired from Kauai Poultry Farm in 1981 and Kukuiula Store in 1984.

She was preceded in death by parents Masajiro and Yorino (Kodama) Fujita, brothers Masato Fujita, Masaru Fujita and Hitoshi Fujita, and granddaughter Diane Kawakami.

She is survived by husband James Matsunaga of Lawai, sons Wesley Matsunaga, Glenn (Delcie) Matsunaga and Jay (Mindy) Matsunaga, and daughter Linda (Galen) Kawakami, all of Lawai, brother Ernest Shigeo (Olaf) Fujita of Waimea, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, at the Hanapepe Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, with visitation at 1 p.m. and services at 2 p.m.

The family suggest casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary is assistin the family with arrangements.


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