68, died peacefully 10th December 2021 at his home in Puyallup, WA. Proceeded in death by his mother Florence Padua and father Ricarte Tumacder. Survived by his wife Michelle and children Derek (Amanda), Dominick (Melissa), Stacy (Steve) Siler, Devon, 4 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, brothers Robert and Ricarte Jr., sister Debbie Tumacder, uncle Sonny Padua, and 9 nieces and nephews. Ernie was born on June 2, 1953 and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from Kaimuki HS before joining the military. Ernie was a 20-year veteran of the United States Army and upon retiring from the military he went to work for the post office in Phoenix, AZ. After retiring to Hawaii, he became a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Ernie greatly enjoyed volunteering with the USO and Habitat for Humanity.
Graveside service and burial will be held at 1 pm on May 2, 2022 at National cemetery of the Pacific.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased