Nov. 15, 2011
Alva Janssen “Guava” McDiarmid, 84, of Kailua, a retired Kailua Elementary School first-grade teacher, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Flip III, daughters Mabby M. Porter and Dee-Dee McDiarmid-Wilson, sisters Patricia R. Clark and Betty Kelley, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Committal services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the
Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Aloha attire.