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1946 - 2018
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Obituary for Thomas Tsugio Watanabe

Thomas Tsugio Watanabe, 71, of Kula, Maui passed away at his residence on March 4, 2018 under the care of Hospice Maui.

Thomas was born on March 20, 1946 in Kula, Maui to Kazui and Yoshiko Watanabe. He was a farmer since birth and started the Watanabe Vegetable Processing LLC. He served in the U.S. Military and is a Veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Aloha Airlines for 37 years. His greatest passion was fishing.

Visitation will be held on March 17, 2018 from 4p.m. to 9p.m. with service at 5:30 p.m. at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Family request casual attire and in lieu of flower a donation be made to Hospice Maui in Thomas Watanabe’s name.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Shirley Watanabe; son, Thomas K. “Tommy” (Donabelle) Watanabe; and daughter, Heidi Watanabe; grandchildren, Angelica and Tsugio Watanabe; brothers, Richard (Barbara) Watanabe and Patrick (Alice) Watanabe; sister, Joyce (Harold) Fukushima.
He is predeceased in death by his parents, Kazui and Yoshiko Watanabe; brothers, Larry and Glen Watanabe.

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