Posted On June 23rd, 2010 -


Benjamin Delanor Tumbaga, age 69 of Honolulu passed away on May 26, 2010. He was born on November 4, 1940 to Mariano (deceased) and Isabelle Tumbaga. He graduated from Farrington High School in 1958. He was in the Hawaii Army National Guard at Fort Ruger in 1962. He was in the HHC 227th Engineer Batallion. He was a self employed entrepreneur and owned a Lighting Company.

He is survived by daughters; Jeannine (Michael) Freitas, Chandra (Sean) Kinilau; sons, Benjamin Tumbaga II (Angela Manalo) and Kynan Tumbaga (Reylene Idica); mother, Isabelle Tumbaga; sisters, Margaret Jean Hansen, Betty Jane Repoyo, Isabelle Kaonohi, and Eleanor De Veas; Loving grandchildren Ashley (Jeremy) Inferrera, Shawna, Chastean, Tia, Kekoa and Pono Kinilau, Trinity Tumbaga, Ryan and Jaime Tumbaga, Aaron Miyahira.

Visitation 5:30-6:30pm Friday June 25 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Memorial Service at 6:30 pm. On Saturday June 26, at Sacred Hearts Academy Chapel 3253 Waialae Ave., Visitation from 11:00am-12:30pm, Mass at 12:30, Burial to follow at 2:00pm at Diamond Head Mortuary.

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