It is with heavy hearts that Mr. and Mrs. Taliaoa Taefu Taisi Samoauatasi announce the passing of their precious daughter, Alao Litia Heka.
Litia passed peacefully in the care of her parents December 11, 2015.
Tia was a selfless and tenacious woman. Her soul was vibrant! She was a devoted member of the Seventh Day Adventist church. Our daughter gave all of her time and love benevolently. Tia was loved by many and most especially her family. She was passionate and nurturing in the devoted care of her parents.
Tia's favorite past times was collecting and cherishing memories of her loved ones. Our daughter took pride in our heritage and our family. Our lovely Tia is now resting in God's peace and will forever be in our hearts.
Our daughter is preceded in death by her Grandmother, Valelia Taua Matiseni.
She is survived by her parents Taliaoa Taisi Taefu Samoauatasi Heka, Fa’atamali’i Heka and brother Samoauatasi Heka Jr., sisters Miliama Heka Misa, Siniua Samaritano, Malii Davis, Sinae Steele, Sepela Brookover and numerous nieces and nephews.
My wife and I express our love and appreciation to all whom loved our daughter as much as we do.
Warm regards from family and friends may be forwarded to Spencer Libby and Powell and The Heka family address listed.
Prayer services will be held: December 28, 2015 at 11:00 am at Spencer Libby and Powell 1100 Kelly Ave. The Dalles, OR. 97058
The Heka Family
813 Case St. Suite B
The Dalles, OR. 97058
Our family would like to impart our most humbled gratitude to family and friends. The Dalles community and Fa'aletonu family, Enesi family and Fa'aiu family as your constant outpouring love and support, especially during our time of grief fills us with so much gratitude.
Our family would also like to take this opportunity to express our profound gratitude to our Gorge friends Brian's Pourhouse, Azure farms and Comfort Inn Suites for their selfless contributions. Our friends and family have come together and are helping our family host a traditional potluck Samoan reception, to receive all of our precious daughter's loved ones. Our friends will be available December 28, 2015 (at the SDA multi purpose building) to help our family receive Tia's loved ones and their customary potluck contributions. Reception details will be announced before burial procession.
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