Sept. 11, 2012
Ruta Fulisia Tofa, 52, of Auburn, Wash., a retired cook for the American Samoa Department of Education school lunch program, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Alamagato, Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Poe; sons Tioata, Talati, Robert and Nathan Tofa, and Faafetai Filipo; brothers Tema, Fuavasa and Pili Eteuati; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.