Age 77, passed away October 21, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Son of Fuatimau Alapati Bernard of Lauli’i, Samoa and Letofia of Iva, Samoa. Born June 28, 1934 on Mount Sinai in Lauli’i. Married to Taililigo (Leo) on March 9, 1964. Resided in Hawaii for 30+ years.
Survived by wife Taililigo Bernard; children Luse Adkisson, Matalena Roberts, Susitina “La” Van, Tinifu Maria Bernard-Reantaso, Sikoti Bernard; 6 remaining siblings of 14; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.
Private family viewing at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services to be held at the Faleolo Airport, Ligaliga Funeral Services, and at the Tasi Tolu Paia Catholic Church in Vailele. Burial to take place on private property.