July 30, 2011
Vaelua T. Purcell, 90, of Laie, a Polynesian Cultural Center retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Savai’i, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Tini, Vini, Tiafau, Solitu, Palota and Mosula; daughters Matagofie Scott, Nafanua Asuao and Lufilufi Taua; sisters Feagiai Tuaitanu and Alamoni Faialaga; 44 grandchildren; and 64 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 9th Ward, back chapel. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased