Nov. 29, 2012
Alfred A. “Big Al” Amante, 87, of Oregon, formerly of Honolulu, a veteran and head chef for Commanders in Chief of the Pacific, died in Oregon. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Reggie and John; daughters Annie Eissler, Bernie Kostick and Melonie Conselva; stepsons Walter, Howard and George Wailehua, and Sonny Ferreira; stepdaughters Marilyn Wailehua Kalua, Anna Chee and Debbie Anoina; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery.