GAIL NAKAMURA MATTHEWS

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

GAIL NAKAMURA MATTHEWS
Former Pan Am flight attendant, recently retired, Kalihi Uka Elementary School teacher and loving mother, Gail Nakamura Matthews, also known as Gail Nakamura Lam, died at home at the age of 67 on November 12, 2012. Born on March 12, 1945 in Honolulu, she graduated from McKinley High School, was an alumna of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and the University of Hawaii, earning a master’s degree in teaching. Gail had traveled the world, taught and influenced the lives of hundreds of children and is well remembered for her cheerful and giving spirit. Adventurous and outgoing, Gail was also an avid SCUBA diver. She was married to the late LeRoy Matthews, and she is survived by her daughter Dr. Summer Lam and brother James Nakamura. Evening services will be held on Friday, November 30, at the Hosoi Mortuary at 30 N. Kukui Street, with visitation at 5 p.m and services beginning at 6 p.m.


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