JOLITA T. IRIS

Posted On July 18th, 2013 -

JOLITA T. IRIS Age 79, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away June 23, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 11, 1934 in Hilo, HI. A loving wife and mother of six with a successful career of 30 years as a DOD Schofield Commissary worker. Preceded in death by her parents, Catalino & Saturnina Tongpalan; brother Julian Tongpalan, Sr. and grandson Nelsen Bernardo. She is survived by spouse, Gregorio B. Iris, Sr.; sons, Gregorio (Kathy) B. Iris, Jr., Ben (Robin) Iris; daughters, Erlinda (Norman Sr.) Bernardo of Utah, Janice (Bonifacio Jr.) Balanay, Carol (Gary) Asano. Gloria Santiago; brother, Daniel Tongpalan of Hilo; sisters, Felicidad Castro, Maria Quisano, Mercedes Smith of Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday (July 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (July 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.


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