Marie F. Nishihara, 96, of Wailuku, Maui, passed peacefully on June 7, 2019, under the care of Hospice Maui, with family and friends at her side. She was born on March 2, 1923, in Kauai, Hawaii.
A memorial in her honor will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019, at St. Anthony Church with visitation starting at 9:30 a.m.; Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will follow, 1:00 p.m., at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery. The family requests no flowers.
Marie was a retired Steno Clerk at Gaspro. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edward Nishihara, Sr.; parents, Louis and Mary Ferreira; son, Edward Nishihara, Jr.; and siblings, Ernest (Eileen) Ferreira, Louis Jr. (Margaret) Ferreira, Adam (Rose) Ferreira, Eve (Allen) Cole, Lydia (Louis) Sutton and George (Erma) Ferreira. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy (Don) Williams; and brother-in-law, Richard “Noosh” (Phyllis) Nishihara; daughter, Francine (Rowan) Lee; son, Kevin (June) Nishihara; granddaughters, Michelle & Nicole McOmber, Brandi Miyashiro, Sharla (Darwin) Carlson, Jenise Miyashiro; great grandchildren, Izabella McOmber Johnson and Monte & Lenora Carlson; She has also been blessed with the addition of the Lee ‘ohana.