Maria (Marisa) Matsumoto
MARIA (MARISA) MATSUMOTO Maria (Marisa) Matsumoto passed away on May 23, 2016 at the age of 98. She was born in Fontanafredda, a small town north of Venice, Italy. During World War II she met Paul Matsumoto, a 442nd career soldier, and married him after the war ended. They eventually moved to Hawaii in 1953 when Paul was transferred back home and spent the rest of their lives here. She raised four children Claude, Kika, Paolo and Patrick and is also survived by her grandchildren Kevin and Paul Matsumoto, Robbie Cockrill and great grand daughter Abigail Matsumoto. She was a great cook, seamstress, and had a wonderful singing voice. Marisa will be remembered as an amazing friend, wife, and mother, who, against great adversity fought to protect her family and sacrificed everything for her children. Private Family Mass.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased