Obituary for Karen Namie Goo
Karen Goo passed away December 26, 2017 peacefully at home in Kahului at the age of 64. Karen, daughter of Seiji and Nancy Oshiro, was born in Puunene, Maui on September 5, 1953. Services honoring Ms. Oshiro will be held 6:00 P.M at Ballard Mortuary on Friday, January 19, 2018. Karen graduated from Baldwin High School in 1971. She continued her education by attending Kapiolani Community College on Oahu where she earned her Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting. She worked as a procurement agent at Hawaiian Equipment and Maui Land & Pine; and as a customer representative at Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union. 4 Her passion was following and watching all the major professional and collegiate sports, playing golf when health permitted, cooking, baking and most of all, caring for her family and friends. She was pre-deceased by her father; Seiji Oshiro. She is survived by her son Ryan and brothers, Gary Oshiro, Larry (Sumi) Oshiro, Scot (Iris) Oshiro and numerous nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank Jennifer Murthi, Alison Port, and Jessica Groff of Bayada Home Health Care for the daily care they provided to Karen during this difﬁcult time. Ballard Mortuary will be assisting with the arrangements.