LILY SACHIKO (MATSUMOTO) SHIGEZAWA
Lily Sachiko (Matsumoto) Shigezawa, 86, of Honolulu died from pneumonia on March 14, 2017 at Queen's Hospital. She graduated from McKinley High School and the University of Hawaii. One of her first jobs was at the Richards St. YWCA where she met many of her life-long friends. Lily worked for the State Department of Health for almost 30 years, and retired as a data analyst for the Health Information Systems Office in 1994. After retiring she was a volunteer tutor at Wailupe Valley Elementary and obtained her black belt in Karate. Until her death Lily was busy working in her daughter's medical office, practicing Japanese Calligraphy, and working out at the gym. Lily was an avid golfer and member of BESCO Dept. of Health Golf Club and SC Retiree's/ HGEA Retiree's Golf Club #2. She is survived by daughter Allison Shigezawa (Richard Podolny), grandchildren Mikio, Kai, and Maya VanDrunen, and sister Hilda (Tony) Miyasaka. She was preceded in death by daughter Pamela Shigezawa and sister Ruth (Thomas) Yamabe. Lily requested no funeral services.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased