Tamalii Faagugu

Tamalii Collins Faagugu

1959 - 2019

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Tupuloa Tamaliimamali Collins Faanu of Vailele and Leufisa Samoa, passed away peacefully in her Washington State family home early Friday morning on November 22, 2019 at 6:30 am. As a Breast Cancer Fighter, she had fought the good fight, finished her race and kept the faith for four long years.


Tupuloa was born in Leufisa Samoa on March 30, 1959 to the late Robert Collins and the late Fuailelagi Asoiva Tiope Samoa Collins. She had 11 siblings and is survived by 7.


Tupuloa was married to the late Upuia Alo Faagu Ainiu-Va’afusuaga and were blessed with seven Children and 28 grandchildren who were the most important part of her life.


Tupuloa was a devoted mother with unforgettable strong will and a courageous heart. All her siblings, children, and family always looked up to her for guidance and leadership. Raising and taking care of her family was her greatest commitment in this lifetime, she will be truly missed and her legacy will be honoured by each individual blessed to know her.


A funeral service is scheduled for 10am on December 23, 2019 at Edwards Memorial. Flowers, Donations, and Condolences may be offered during her service. Let us gather to celebrate the life of our dearest Daughter, Sister, Aunty, Wife, Mother, and Grandmother.

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Funeral Service

10:00 am
Monday, December 23, 2019
Edwards Memorial - Lakewood
11020 South Tacoma Way
Lakewood, Washington, United States