Posted On June 20th, 2010 -


88, of Kamililoa, Molokai, died June 11, 2010. She was born in Honolulu and is survived by sons, Benjamin Amina Hussey III (Trixie) and Robert K (Lanakila) Hussey (Petroline); grandchildren, Eddie Molter, Piilani Kaaloa, Brandon Hussey, Brolin Hussey, Lahela Lung, Braylin Dennis, and Lahela Ann Hussey; 8 great-grandchildren; and sister, Lydia Maulan Joy.

Rachel attended St. Andrew’s Priory through 6th grade, then graduated from Kamehameha School for Girls in 1940. She then attended and graduated from Armstrong Business College in 1942.

Rachel retired after 32 years with the State of Hawaii where she worked as a Social Services Worker, and then as a dental receptionist for Dr. Robert Brath, DDS after 20 more years of service.

Rachel is now reunited with her beloved husband, Benjamin A. Hussey, Jr. formally from Molokai, and daughter, Mililani Molter formally from California.

Oahu services will be held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on Tuesday, June 22, 2010. Visitation at 10:30am, service follows at 12:00 noon.

Molokai services will be held at Kalaiakamanu Hou Congregational Church on Saturday, June 26, 2010. Visitation at 8:00am, service follows at 9:30am. Burial to follow at the Molokai (Hoolehua) Veterans Cemetery.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran