95, was born in Hilo and passed away in Honolulu on September 26, 2021. She retired from Hawaii State DOE as a Japanese Language teacher in 1983. She was a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin and BWA. Sumie is survived by sister, Carol (Karl) Kakehi; sister-in-law Nanette Hiraoka and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband Rev. Arthur Marutani; parents Yoshiro and Mutsu; brothers George and Setsuo; sisters Chiyuki Kawamoto and Machiyo Hiraoka. Private service to be held. No koden (monetary gift) and flowers. The family wishes to thank the staff and Sumi's friends at 15 Craigside, the staff at Arcadia's Health Care Center, Kuakini Hospital, Bristol Hospice and Hosoi Garden Mortuary for their kindness, care and support.
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