Sasayo Susanne T. Hotta, 93

Sasayo Susanne T. Hotta, 93, of Wailuku, passed away on February 21, 2013 under hospice care in Wailuku.

Visitation will be March 9, 2013, 9:00am, at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku, with services at 11:00am.

Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

Mrs. Hotta was born in Hakalau, HI on January 12, 1920. She was proprietor and president of Gilbert’s Men’s Formalwear, in Wailuku, for 60 years.

She was predeceased by her husband Gilbert Francis Seiji, and son Raymond Fumio Hotta. She is survived by daughters Irene Hotta (David) Hultquist, Barbara Hotta Abrew, and Myrna Hotta Fung; sister Kameyo Kurakake.

Susanne was an iconic, long time business owner in Wailuku, owning and working in her store into her 90’s.