CHAN SAU HOW 100, passed away in Honolulu on March 13, 2014. She was born in Meixian, Guangdong, China on May 8, 1913. She married Shun Cheong HOW (deceased 1977) and moved to Mauritius in 1934. They had 7 sons and 4 daughters. They moved to England and Canada in 1970 and immigrated to Honolulu in 1972. She is survived by 6 sons - Karl (Mary), Sidney (Germaine), George (Jeannette), Robert (Huguette), Frank (Christine) and Raymond (Joanne); by 4 daughters - Mook Lan ( Vincent Cheung), Choong Lan (Ralph Morelli), Cecilia (Francis Pimmel) and Doris (Fred Peyer); by 25 grandchildren - Clifford, Albert; Dennis, Peter, Keisha; Robin, Cindy; Alan, Steven; Sabrina, Pamela, Jeffrey; and Sebastien, Leina, (How); Madeline, Michael, Herbert (Cheung); Meisha, Alicia (Morelli); Jerome, Kim, Mei-Li (Pimmel); Christopher, Michael, Faye-Sha (Peyer); and by 24 great grandchildren. Throughout her life, Chan Sau modeled hard work and persistence. She wanted her children to have stability and opportunity, and emphasized the importance of family values and education. This legacy is reflected in the closeness of the family she leaves behind, and the higher education degrees that a majority of her children and grandchildren hold. Chan Sau was a devout Buddhist, and an active member of the Chinese Buddhist Association - Hsu Yun Temple, of Kuan Yin Temple, and of Wan Tsick Buddhist Temple. Chinese Buddhist services will be held at Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on Wednesday March 19, 2014. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Cremation is to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hsu Yun Temple or Kuan Yin Temple.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased