Born 1942, Nanumea
Passed away August 9, 2009, Suva, age 67 years
Manoa, beloved husband of Joyce M. Lilo, passed away in Suva after a serious illness. His family and many friends miss his smiling face and generous spirit. Rest in peace Manoa.
Born February 24, 1954, Nanumea
Passed away January 26, 2010, Auckland, age 55 years
Luseta Timaio (the wife of Timaio Saamu) passed away in Auckland, New Zealand on January 26th, 2010 after a long illness. Her funeral service, attended by large numbers of family members and friends, was held in Auckland on January 28th. Timaio and Luseta’s family, and the larger Nanumea family in New Zealand (as well as back in Nanumea) will miss Luseta dearly.
Here is further information kindly provided by Siliga Tala in Auckland:
“Matua o Luseta ko Moti mo Fafetai kae ni avaga kia Timaio Saamu. E toko tolu la tama kae ni tagata katoa, ko Moti, True mo Sefa. Ko Timaio tenei e noho mo la tama i Aukilani nei. Ko tolu tupu tauhaga ni mahaki ai Luseta kae tenei ni to malolo i tigaina o ona mahaki.”