Posted On April 17th, 2011 -


Age 53, of Wahiawa, passed away suddenly on April 12, 2011.

She is preceded in death by her father, Keith Ogata; grandma, Taka; grandpa, Makoto; loving dogs, Tanya, Nipper and Buster. Survived by her husband of 29 years, John Rose; mother, Tokuko; sister, Florie (Steve) Barry; brother, Albert; nephews, Joe & Josh (Sarah) Oxendale; and other relatives & many friends.

Ava was always full of life and enjoyed being around her family, friends and coworkers. It was a privilege to have her in our lives. She will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of Ava’s life will be held from 4-8 PM., Monday, April 18, 2011 in her loving home of Whitmore Village, 1023 Hoihoi Ave., in Wahiawa. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.

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