March 15, 2013
Mere Aiulu Schnabel, 67, of Waianae, a bilingual teacher for the state Department of Education, died in Honolulu. She was born in Leone, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Dennis G.; sons Less A. and Webster K.; daughters Carol L. Mejia and Peneueta Ofagalilo; brothers Nu’umotu, Faifua and Malati Ofagalilo, and Malae’tia Aeto; and sisters Peneueta Paulo, Paleso’o Pio, Taualoa Toomey and Fa’aiuga Vaivao. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Waianae Baptist Church.