Norio Yoshioka


Norio Yoshioka, 84, of Papaikou died Jan. 17, 2013, at the Pohai Malama Hospice Facility. Born in Papaikou, he was the retired owner of N. Yoshioka Auto Body Repair and a member of the Hiroshima Kenjin Kai.

Private services were held. The family requests no flowers and no koden (monetary gifts).

He is survived by his wife, Tamayo Yoshioka of Papaikou; daughters, Corinne Taggart of Las Vegas, Nevada, Avis Joy (Roy) Fukuoka of Anchorage, Alaska; sons, Wayne (Vicki) Yoshioka of Honolulu, Darrell (Florence) Yoshioka of Hilo; brother, Fumio (Yoshiko) Yoshioka of Papaikou; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.