The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001042037-01
Funeral Notices

BETTY CHIYONO FUJINAKA TORIGOE Passed away on September 27, 2017, at the age of 93. Born in Honolulu to father Nijiu Fujinaka and mother Matsuno Violet Shiigi Fujinaka, both deceased. Betty worked as a Supply Systems Analyst for the U S Army for over 30 years. After retirement, she enjoyed ceramics classes at Ala Wai Clubhouse, swimming at San Souci Beach, tending to her orchids, and golfing with her daughters. She loved spending time with her friends and family, and made periodic phone checks on everyone. Predeceased by husband Thomas Toichi Torigoe; siblings Max Fujinaka, Hazel (Tamao) Hedani, and Noboru Fujinaka. Survived by daughters Karen and Sandra; sisters Alice (Hitoshi) Saito, Jeanne (Katsuo) Kato, Grace (Charles) Sasaki, and Francine Fujinaka. Services will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Visitation at 4 pm, Service will be at 5 pm. Aloha attire preferred, no flowers please.