Lene Su’euga Manuma, Jr. passed away on December 17, 2022 in San Diego, CA. He was 74 years old. He was the 5th eldest of 16 children born on June 1, 1948 in Pago Pago, American Samoa to the late Paramount Chief Muagututi’a Lene Su’euga Manuma, Sr. & the late Faleiva Ofoia Manuma. He retired from the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander after 29 years of service and was a veteran of the Vietnam War and the Gulf War.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Valerie and daughter, Leneah Suzette; Sisters: Maiva Epenesa (Taito Viefu), Fa’aletaua Saifoloi (Saifoloi, Jr.), Emele Manuma, Makerita Richardson (Jerry), Rosalie Pese (Neueli), Rosalin Maika (Simi), Tianatama’ita’i Seumalo (Alailotoo’o Vaioa), Faleiva Augafa (Pomele Aoatoa); Brothers: Frank (Deborah), Matthew (Susan), Viavia (Katie), Epalea, Alipapa Kolisi, and many nieces and nephews.
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