The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001014406-01
Funeral Notices

TOSHIKO MENTE Toshiko "Janice" Mente passed away at home peacefully on May 16, 2017. Born February 1, 1922 in Hiroshima, Japan, she lived most of her 95 years in Honolulu, coming to Hawaii as a mere toddler. She retired from Kuakini Hospital where she worked as a dedicated nurse’s aide. She enjoyed life as a homemaker and was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her family, friends and neighbors will miss her abundant energy and thoughtful acts of kindness for all she came to know. She is survived by her brother, Robert Masuda; children, Earl and Annette Mente; her grand- daughter, Lianne Rogers and two great-grandchildren, Claire and Cole. A private service was held. The family requests no monetary gifts; just the sharing of good thoughts and prayers for their mother’s journey to Enlightenment. The family also wishes to express their sincere thanks to all her wonderful healthcare providers and especially to her loving caregivers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY