Laureen “Laurie” G.L. Tavares, 61, of Makawao, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2019 at her home. She was born on July 3, 1958 in Honolulu.
Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020, at Christ the King Church, Mass will begin at 11 a.m., inurnment 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park - Maui View Garden. Family request to limit flowers to lei only.
Laureen was a clerk at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Kahului.
She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey E. Tavares; son, David Tavares; sisters, Brenda (Roger) Duquette, Yolanda (Clayton) Campbell, Jeanne (Stanley) Huihui, Pauline Mena; brother, Bruce (Kalei) Tong Jr.; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
Laureen is predeceased by her parents, Bruce and Via-Hart Tong; and sister Sylvia (Herbert) Leong.
The family would like to acknowledge Hospice Maui for their compassionate care of Laureen.