June 13, 2012
Matagiolo Tigilau, 68, of Waimanalo, a retired federal firefighter, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab. He was born in Ta’u Manu’a, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Fua; sons Mathew and Matagiolo Jr.; daughters Sonja Okesene, Leua Gaisoa, Puniloa Chavira, Aiga and Debra Tigilau, Taufua Letalulacaran and Repeka Letalu; brothers Simona Taufua, Tigilau Apelu and Pulaa and Toetu Tuaoa; sisters Teletala Moaeoge, Siumoo Letalu, Suasaa Gatoloai and Selin Afuola; 33 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 7 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.