The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001177834-01
Funeral Notices


94, passed away peacefully at her home in Makiki on December 10, 2018. She was born in Bakersfield, California on May 18, 1924. In 1942, she married William Stone and moved to Honolulu where they both worked for the Navy at Pearl Harbor. They eventually opened Trading Center, one of Hawaii’s first department stores, then became a part of Wigwam Stores. Later they opened art galleries on O’ahu and the outer islands.
Myrl enjoyed oil painting, golfing, traveling and going to church. The Nazarene Church was a very important part of her life where she was a charter member. Myrl will be remembered as a kind, loving mother and friend.
She is survived by her daughters, Linda Hancock and Patricia Stone, and Patricia’s husband, Allen Canter.
A Celebration of her Life will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday,
March 10, 2019 at the Honolulu First Church of the Nazarene,
408 N. Judd Street, Honolulu, 96822.