April 2, 2012
Francis Toshinori Ota, 91, of Wailuku, a retired picture framer and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by friend and caregiver Sylvia Valdez. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery pavilion. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.