Posted On June 10th, 2010 -


Age 87, of Honolulu, devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on May 12, 2010. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She was retired owner/operator of Moiliili Service Station with her late husband, Masaichi Matsushige. She was very active in the community with the Moiliili Businessmen’s Association and Moiliili Community Center. She was among the first in Hawaii to be awarded the Silver Fawn, Scouting’s highest honor for women, by the Boy Scouts of America.

She is survived by daughter Beverly-Joan Garcia (Michael); sons Anthony (Carol) and Nolan; five grandsons; two great-grandsons; brother Richard Nakamura (Alice); sisters, Jane Nakamura and Joan Kim (Henry).

Service is at Hosoi Garden Mortuary at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, the 16th of June. Visitation is at 5:00 p.m. Aloha attire, no flowers, please.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran