Toshio “Toshi” Tomosei
94, of Kapolei, was peacefully called home to our Lord on October 23, 2019 at St. Francis Hospice Nuuanu. Born in Honolulu, he worked for the State of Hawaii Department of Health as a vector control inspector. He was also an Army veteran and served in the Korean War, being honorably discharged as a Sergeant in 1952. In his 30's, Toshi met Nancy Onaka, a beautiful cashier/hostess at Flamingo Kapiolani Restaurant and it was love at first sight. He remained faithful to her, spoiled her and most importantly, loved her 2 precious granddaughters, Sheryl and Cindy, as his own. Together they enjoyed going to movies, the beach, traveling and spending time with family and friends. After retirement, they moved to Kapolei where Toshi faithfully took care of Nancy until her passing in 2007. Toshi enjoyed golfing, UH sports, and cooking, but most of all he loved making others feel special. He was generous not only monetarily, but with his time, words of wisdom and good nature. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In addition to Nancy, Toshi is predeceased by his parents, Katsuzo and Asa Tomokiyo; his brothers: James, Lester and Bradford; sisters: Edith Morisato, Mildred Sasaki, Helen Yamaguchi and Tillie Kanehailua. He is survived by granddaughters Sheryl (Ron) Kozuma and Cindy (Gary) Onaka-Medof; 6 great-grandchildren: Stephanie, Angela (Andrew), Alex (Mozelle), Rachelle, Joshua, and Juliana; 4 great-great grandchildren: Caressa, Christian, Lincoln and Stevie, and numerous nephews and nieces. A Celebration of Life will be held at Mililani Downtown Mortuary Monday, November 25th, 2019. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Service: 11:00 a.m. As per Toshi's wishes, his and Nancy's ashes will be scattered together at a later date in Kaneohe Bay. Que sera, sera, whatever will be, will be The future's not ours to see Que sera, sera.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased