Hundreds bid a fond farewell to Loretta FuddyUPDATED 7:26 PM HST Dec 21, 2013Video Transcript
A FOND FAREWELL for a woman who touched MANY lives. Good evening, I'm Pamela Young. HUNDREDS turned out to pay their last respects to lstate health director Loretta Fuddy. KITV-4's Nana OhKawa has our TOP STORY -- from the Co- Cathedral of Saint Theresa. nats singing 45:08 40:52 praise the lord Hundreds showed up to say their personal good- byes to Loretta Fuddy. The sermons echoed her praise as a humble, smart and soulful person. Fuddy, a longtime choir member at St. Theresa's..devot ed much of her time here ..her faith rooted in the catholic church. singing governor 849 SHE WAS DEEPLY SPIRITUAL PERSON SHE WAS TOTALLY COMMITTED TO THE VALUES OF HER FAITH THAT WAS ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS THAT STRUCK ME WHEN WE MET 901 Director. 4800 I RE-APPOINTED HER TO THE PASTOR OF COUNCIL TO THE FINANCE COUNCIL AND THE SCHOOL BOARD. SOMETIMES SHE WAS HERE AT THE CHURCH MORE THAN I WAS 4810 State Health Director, Fuddy was returning from Kalaupapa on December 11th when the plane.. she and 8th others were on .. crashed. Everyone but Fuddy survived. 2600 I THINK THIS IS A CELEBRATION IT'S OBVIOUSLY BEEN A SHOCK FOR EVERYONE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN SO IT'S AN EMOTIONAL TIME FOR EVERYONE BUT I THINK THIS SET US ON A RIGHT PATH FORWARD 15 Julie 2700 WE HEARD SO MANY WONDERFUL THINGS ALL WEEK LONG ABOUT HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS WITH THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND THOUGHT OH THEY DON'T KNOW THE TRUE DEELIANA BUT THEN I REALIZED WHEN I SAW EVERYONE HERE EVERYONE KNEW THE PERSON I KNEW THE WONDERFUL WARM JOYFUL GIVING PERSON 17 31:38 family She was loved by many-- but, her family members gave the final aloha. Governor Abercrombie ordered all U-S and Hawaii flags to be flown at HALF STAFF today -- in honor of Director Fuddy. She was 65.