Tuleaia Faavale Vaimili passed away in Everett, Washington on July 6th, 2022. He was born on January 26th, 1958 in Aoloau, American Samoa to Toomata Faavale Vaimili and Tafailagi Lemusu Vaimili.
He married Usoali’i Ieremia Vaimili on 11/19/1981 and they raised seven children together.
He worked as a farmer, a hardware store clerk, and a machinist but he’s best known for being a loving and attentive caretaker for his extended family.
Surviving him are his wife, their children Kaleti, Siulagi, Tafailagi, Alapasa, Anetele’a, Leusumanu, Fagalele Solomaletiti, Tuleaia’s brothers Fetaiagogo and So’onalole Andrew, his sisters Malosasa’ili and Filomena, and fifteen grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents and sister Fenunuivao.
A service will be held for Tuleaia at the Church of the Latter-Day Saints in Marysville, Washington from 2 PM-5 PM on August 6th, 2022 before he is sent home to American Samoa to be interred there.