Thomas S. Dods
THOMAS S. DODS Age 69, passed away at The Queen's Medical Center surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, April 11, 2019. He was born in Honolulu on May 8, 1949 to Walter Dods and Mildred Phillips. He obtained his high school diploma from Kalani High School in 1968. On September 14, 1974, he married Marilyn Lagapa. Throughout his 41 year career at First Hawaiian Bank, he forged many meaningful relationships with his coworkers and impacted the lives of those who knew him. Outside of work, he dedicated his time to the community as Santa Claus, bringing immeasurable joy and holiday spirit to children and adults alike each year. Thomas took great pride in his family's accomplishments and shared important events with his friends and colleagues. He is survived by his wife Marilyn Dods; children Dave (Kalele) Dods and Candace (Dillon) Jensen; grandchildren Westbrook Jensen and Payton Jensen, many siblings, nieces, and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held from 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; Service to begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019 Saint Louis Alumni Clubhouse, 916 Coolidge St., Honolulu. In honor of our beloved Santa Claus, guests are encouraged to arrive in Christmas attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased