Virginia Beach- Sharleen U’ilani Canino, known to some as “Cookie” passed away on December 20, 2015 at the age of 65. She resided in Virginia Beach for the last 38 years.
Born November 9, 1950, in Honolulu, HI to Dorothy Ku’ulei Kanahele & Jonah Kaleiahi Mawae who preceded her along with her sister, Dorothy “Dottie” Ku’ulei Mawae, and her brother, James “Kimo” Kukupepepia Mawae. She was a professional concierge of Aloha, always smiling and welcoming everyone into her ohana.
Survived by her husband & best friend, of 45 years, Lind Antonio Canino, Sr. whom she married on April 24, 1970; their daughter and husband, Kristina Leinaala Burkey & Steven Burkey; their son and devoted daughter in law, Lind Antonio Canino, Jr. & Candy Canino; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. She had numerous nieces, nephews, other family members & friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 11:00 am at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA. Come and celebrate her life. Casual attire mandatory. Flip flops are encouraged.
Cremation Society of Virginia is handling the arrangements