Carole Suemori Mikasa
It is with heavy hearts that the children of Carole Suemori Mikasa announce her passing on April 22, 2017. She was born in Honolulu to Ritsu and Wasaburo Suemori and grew up in the McCully area. She enjoyed a fulfilling career that spanned 30-plus years at the Bank of Hawaii's main branch, in downtown Honolulu. Carole was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Yasuhiro "Mike" Mikasa and her brothers Kazuhiro, Toyoji, James, and Peter Suemori. She is survived by her children Patricia Ann Purnell and Michael Mikasa, her granddaughter Mandi Mikasa, her sister Lily Kawamoto, her sister-in-law Beatrice Suemori and many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School on Saturday, July 15 at 1:00 PM, with visitation starting at 12:30 PM. Inurnment to occur on Monday, July 17, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased