Poto (nee Talalelei):
16 July 1948 – 9 February 2023, aged 74. Aue! Ua maliliu toa, ua tagi ai nei le fatu le ‘ele’ele. Ua talai ofu tau, ua vala’au le Atua ia Poto lana auauna fa’amaoni. Passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family. Dearly loved and cherished wife of Fuiono (Dave Faaiuaso) Faaiuaso. Greatly loved mother of David, late Faaui, Filo, Epenesa and Nigel. Much loved mother-in-law to Salome Faaiuaso, Dean Baillie and Sarah Gordon. Much loved Nana to her grandchildren, Leilani and Ariana, Panapa Jnr Lafoa’i (dec), Ishmael, DC, Jack, Daniel & Amy. Beloved sister to Talafou and Alo (Talalelei), Epenesa Ti’i, Niuatala (Opa) and Kea (Siafua). Much loved sister-in-law, cousin, aunty, teacher and friend to many. Poto was a longstanding member of the Samoan Congregational Christian Church (EFKS), Palmerston North, led by Rev Periti and Tiana Fauolo. She was an active member of the local Pasifika and wider community. Ia manuia lau malaga. A Family Service will be held
at 5.30pm, on Wednesday
15 February 2023 at the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (EFKS), 39 Havelock Avenue, Palmerston North. The funeral service will be held at 10.00am, on Thursday 16 February 2023 at the same address as above. A burial service with be held at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery followed by lunch back at the EFKS Church hall.