April 27, 1928 ~ October 28, 2016
Lydia Naholowa'a Magnani
April 27, 1928 – October 28, 2016
Lydia N. Magnani, long-time resident of Gardena, CA passed away on October 28, 2016. She was 88. Lydia is survived by her sister Gwendolyn "Lani" Joaquin of Kahalu'u, HI and brothers Phillip (Millie) Oguma of Kahalu'u, HI and Wilfred (Lynn) Oguma of Kaneohe, HI. She is also survived by her three daughters, Harveyette Bero of Tucson, AZ, Elizabeth "Omi" (Terry) Russ of Thornton, CO and Jo-Ann Magnani of Gardena; daughter-in-law Janice Magnani of Gardena, two sons, Douglas (Teri) of Hilo, HI and Reginald (Marissa) of Tucson, AZ and stepchildren, Candy (Burton) Greene of Ha'ula, HI, Stephen (Maxine) Magnani of Mountain View, HI and Lani Coelho of Sacramento, CA.
Lydia has 32 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Harvey Magnani, Sr., two sons Harvey Jr. and Eugene "Gino" Magnani; sisters Ruth "Hua" Nakasone and Linda Rodrigues and brothers Mako, Joseph "Sonny", Masao "Bozo", Shiro, and Mitchell Oguma.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday November 11 at McMillan & McCormick Mortuary at 1016 W 164th Street in Gardena. The memorial service will be 3 p.m. on Saturday November 12 at Gardena Valley Baptist Church at 1630 W. 158th Street in Gardena. The family intends to take her back to Hawaii to be buried with her beloved husband.
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