Posted On July 2nd, 2010 -


Age 63 of Jacksonville, Florida passed away June 29, 2010. Born August 22, 1946 in Vaitogi, American Samoa, Pacific Islands the granddaughter of the late Manuma and daughter of the late Mamaluelue and Pulou (Se’e) Tauvaga. Pulou was of the Catholic faith. She was a cook for The Players Championship for over 14 years. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly Keener.

She is survived by her sons, Robert Burge of Boise, Idaho, Randy (Beth) Keener, Gary (Joyce) Keener and Jeffrey (Brie) Burge all of Jacksonville; daughter, Sherrie (Jamie Saives) Sanders, St. Petersburg, Florida; brother, Alofa Tauvaga of Orlando; sisters, Ruth Tusi of Kaneohe, Hawaii, Mira Tusi and Fia Tusi both of Los Angeles, California; brothers, Pita Tusi of Kaneohe and Bell Tusi of Harrison Township, Michigan; five grand-children and one great-grandson.

Visitation will be held 5 to 8 P.M., Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Friday, July 2, 2010 at Chapel Hills Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Chapel Hills Memory Gardens. Arrangements by HARDAGE-GIDDENS CHAPEL HILLS FUNERAL HOME. (904) 641-9755. www.hardage-giddens chapelhills.com

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran