June 13, 2012
Matagiolo Tigilau, 68, of Waimanalo, a retired federal firefighter, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Tau Manua, 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” Tigilau, and Pulaa and Toetu Tuaoa; sisters Siumoo Letalu, Teletala Moeoge, Suasaa Gatoloai and Selina Afuola; 37 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.