PAULINE YAMAUCHI WONG

Posted On June 5th, 2011 -

PAULINE YAMAUCHI WONG

Pauline Yamauchi Wong, 96, of Honolulu, passed away on May 6, 2011 at home. Born April 23, 1915 in Koloa, Kauai, she was the third of eleven children of Shoki and Tsuru Yamauchi. She is survived by Masahide, Masanobu, and Hiroshi. She survived Miriam, Helene, Shozun, Shotei, Louis, Shizuo, and Yasuko. After graduating from Maui High School, she was hired as cafeteria manager of Haiku School, Maui, and later became cafeteria manager of Wailuku Intermediate School. She married Look Hing (“Ahing”) Wong and raised two sons. The family moved to Honolulu in 1948 where Ahing and Pauline opened the L. H. Wong Auto Service on Waialae Avenue that was recognized in 1956 and 1957 as one of the best Shell Gas Stations in the Western Region. She survived her husband Ahing. She is survived by sons, Glenn and wife, Anna; and Lyle and wife, Susan; four grand children, Dave and Julie and husband Cornwell, Michael and Rebecca; and two great grandchildren, Jasey and Micah. She cared deeply about family and was dearly loved. Memorial services on Saturday, June 11, 2011: visitation at 9 am; celebration of life at 10:30 am and inurnment at 12:45 pm at Diamond Head Memorial Park, 529 18th Avenue.


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