Florida Tacla, 80

Florida Tacla, 80, of Wailuku, passed away on July 26, 2014 at Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born June 1, 1934 in Puunene, Maui.

Services will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Christ the King Church, with mass to begin at 11:00am. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park in the Garden of Meditation at 12:30pm. Norman’s Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

She worked as a laborer for Maui Land and Pineapple Company.

Florida is predeceased by parents, Cosme & Maxima Torrecer; sister, Rufina (Florencio) Salvador; brother, Ricardo (Lilian) Torrecer; husband, Tranquilino Ascanio Tacla; grandson, Dalton Gros. She is survived by children, Alfredo Tacla, Dennis Tacla, Damien (Ann) Tacla, Anthony Tacla, Gloria (Samuel) Sales, Marilyn Tacla; siblings, Loretta (Severino) Tabin, Dominga (John) Tapat, Sister Consuela Torrecer, Tomasa (Bert) Chambers, Vicenta (Rodney) Dumling, Bernadette Torrecer-Jones, Pauline (Thomas) Higgins, Filomena (Anton) Brauner; grandchildren, Hokulani (Jordan) Nye, Jonathan Silva, Sean Tacla, Cassandra Gros, Sierra Sales, Shelby Sales, Samantha Sales, Patricia (Kekoa) Barcai, Nathan Sales, Brittney Sales; great children, Shiloh Nye, Kihei Nye, Ryden T. Valdez, Destiny Powell, Serenity Chung, Journey Barcai, Cassidy Sales-Morris.

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