Tony M. Canlas of Waialae Kahala died April 14, 2012 in Bend, Oregon at the age of 90. Born in Manila, arrived in San Francisco at age 2. A graduate from Sacred Heart College of S.F., he joined the Navy & a World War II veteran. He worked at the Federal Ammunition Dept. & retired as a Quality Assurance Supervisor. Tony was awarded a Commendation from the Dept. of Navy for 10 years of supervision of outstanding accomplishment in the prevention of lost time-accident saving of lives & property. Joined the Hawaiian Memorial Park & in 1985 was the top salesman of Hawaii. He cruised for 4 months around the world & traveled extensively. Since 2002 they got a second home in Houston, TX, he spent half of the year during the Holidays & back to Honolulu after Spring. His Ballroom Western Dancing friends in Houston will miss him. He was always loved by all who know him.
Tony is survived by his wife Angeline Romero Canlas of 44 years, their daughter, Wreachelle C. Nantes; son-in-law, Edwin Nantes from Hartsdale, New York; nephew, Allan & Beth de Leon of Mililani. Burial 11 am Friday at Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery, Kaneohe.