Posted On December 7th, 2011 -


Mrs. Trinidad “Trining Amerika” Gavieres, dearly loved mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, and friend, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2011, at her Honolulu home. She was 90 years young.

Trining was born in Angono, Rizal, Philippines on April 14, 1921. She married the late Aniano Gavieres, Sr. in 1943. She arrived in Honolulu with her six children in 1963 to join her husband.

Trining will be remembered for her infectious laughter, her herculean strength of will, her joyous pride in the accomplishments of her children, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her profound love of family, and her passion for life.

She is survived by sons Amado (Milagros Donato), Isagani (Adoracion “Bambi” Gonzaga), Aniano “Bobby”, Jr., (Joselina Rose), Odino, daughters Norma (John Smith), and Nelda (Frank Androus); 15 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. She is tenderly missed.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran