Joseph Enoka Nahoopii, 48, of Newton Falls, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
Joseph was born in Kaunakakai, Hawaii on May 25, 1965 to parents Joseph Sr. and Lovey Nahoopii. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was currently employed as a highway technician for O.D.O.T. Joseph liked boating and fishing, taking advantage of the many lakes in the area and especially enjoyed taking his boat to Lake Erie. He loved to take long drives and see new places. Joseph enjoyed playing volleyball at the YMCA. He was a friend to everyone and was well liked and respected. Set in his ways at times, Joseph never hesitated to help anyone in need and could fix anything. He was always laughing.
Joseph is survived by his companion, Melisa Nahoopii and his children: Christopher Thomas and Nicole Kaluwahine Nahoopii. He is also survived by his grandson Thomas Brewer and his siblings: Joelle (Joe) Kaai, John Nahoopii and Joni Kadowaki. Joseph also leaves his father and mother-in-law Bill and Dorothy Thomas and many loving nieces and nephews.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Joann (Chris) Kaauwai.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Monday, January 13th at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor David Ballert officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.Wood-Kortright-Borkoski.com
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