Sione “Pita” Lapale Poasi, 67

Sione “Pita” Lapale Poasi, 67 of Lahaina, passed away on February 22, 2020, at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. He was born on July 30, 1952 in Haapai, Tonga.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 12 noon with burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park at 2 p.m.

Sione was a groundskeeper at Royal Lahaina Resort until his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Florence N. Poasi; daughters, Amy Vargas, Allison (Angel) Eddins, Asela (Raymo) Poasi, Alisi (Robert) Poasi, Florence K. (Jairus) Poasi; brothers, Tuakolo Fonua, Kesitoni Fonua, Salesi Fonua; sister, Asela Fonua; grandchildren, Talisha-Ann, Tayla-Marie, Tayvia, Tia, Kamaki, Kamalani, Aukai, Righteous-Harmony, Ka’ipolei, Teresa, Qjara-Rose, Toriana, and Sariya-ann.

Sione is predeceased by his parents, Lopeti & Asela Poasi; and sister, Teuila Fonua.

Condolences may be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com