THOMAS KONO Tom was born on May 9, 1926 in Ewa, HI to Hatsujiro and Shikano Kono. Raised in Honouliuli, Tom graduated from Waipahu High School and went on to serve in the Army. After leaving the service in 1948, he attended the University of Hawaii where he met Rene, his future wife. The couple married in 1955 and moved to Eugene, OR to attend the University of Oregon. In 1957, Tom and Rene moved to Bremerton, WA and Tom began his career with the Bremerton School District as a teacher. Tom passed away on February 12, 2015 and is survived by his son, John, his sisters Satoko, Gladys, and Alice, and his brother George. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brothers Toshio, Arthur, and Harold, and sisters Yoshika and Lillian. A private memorial service was held on May 9. No flowers or monetary offerings, please.
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