Sharon Luana Lui

Sharon Luana Lui, Mom/Ma/Mommy/Mama, 75, of Las Vegas, NV, transitioned to her heavenly home at 1:45 in the morning on March 16, 2023. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on April 22, 1947 to Cornelius and Elizabeth Zablan. She was married to Filipo Lex Lui.

Sharon loved spending time with her family and always talked about how all her grandchildren and great grandchildren would run up to her saying Mama, Mama. She coached her children and grandchildren’s softball and baseball teams. When she wasn’t coaching, she was their #1 fan cheering them on from the sidelines. Sharon enjoyed dancing, going to the casinos, doing word puzzles and listening to & singing Hawaiian & Samoan music. She also liked snacking on Fritos, Ritz Crackers or Popcorn while watching action movies or her favorite tv shows like Blue Bloods, Law and Order or the Game Show channel to name a few. And she had a great passion for cooking from Hawaiian style beef stew to Filipino pork adobo, Sharon could throw down in the kitchen.

Although she drove her daughter Victoria bonkers, she is sorely and deeply missed. We are grateful to God for the 75 years of priceless moments with Mom and those moments are forever in our hearts. We know Mom is dancing on the streets of gold with Jesus and our family members who also went to heaven, cooking up a delicious feast for everyone to enjoy and cheering us on from heaven. We miss and love you so much Ma. A hui hou!

Sharon was preceded in death by her husband Filipo, son Audwin, daughter U’ilani, son in law Siaosi, grandson Filipo-McKenzie, great grandchildren Siaosi, Anela & Ahdreyna. Her mother Elizabeth, father Cornelius Sr. and step-father Yoichi “Yomi.”; brothers Cornelius “Sabu” and Kenneth “Boisey”; sisters Emily “Lovey” and Duan “Mapuana.”; mother-in-law Victorina, father-in-law Lui, brothers-in-law Telea, Fiti, Kui, Auakua and Lusi.

Sharon is survived by her four children: Kehau, Victoria, Zachary (Mandy), and Jasen (Salote); twenty-four grandchildren: Jonah (Cora), Jeshuah, Jonathan (Sarah), Jericho (Chyann), Audrey (Ane), Arron (Angel), Audra, Adrian, Davis, Jeremiah (Haunani), Sheri, Davin, Jacob (Ye), Zaelynn, Zephree, Zayne, Zavior, Philipo, Salote, Soana, Sela, Sariah, Severina-McKenzie, and Serenity; thirty-six great-grandchildren: JayKapone, Lawrence, Tupulua, Jemistaklees, Joviel, Jeshuah, Jodeci, Jayven, Jaydeci, Jaycedi, Jiraya, Layla-Mackenzie, Isley, Maddoxx-Malia, Cassidy-Alofa, Seidi-Leigh, Ane Jr., Katrina, Kiara, Kaimane, Kawena, Kamalani, Kamalei, Kyng-Kamakani, Kyzen-Keali’i, Kyrese-Kahoni, Zairie, Zaidan, Mathias, Mattealei, Matteo, Rahjah, Mathidus, Malakai, Jocelyn and Jacob Jr.; sisters: Cornelia, Florence “Sweetie”, Donna “Lani”, sisters-in-law Charmaine, Lesiga, Enina “Eva”, Moana, Falanika, Cindy, and Libby-Ann; brothers-in-law James S., Paul, James K., Allen, Richard and Kent as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend her Celebration of Life, which will be in Nevada on Saturday April 15, 2023 at 4:00pm at La Paloma Funeral Services (5450 Stephanie St, Las Vegas, NV 89122) and in Hawaii on Saturday April 22, 2023 at 10:00am at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary (1150 Kikowaena St., Honolulu, HI 96819.)

You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but You will restore me to life again and lift me up from the depths of the earth. Your will restore me to even greater honor and comfort me once again. Psalms 71:20-21

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4

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