Zachary L. Sakaria

Published 2:04 pm Friday, March 29, 2024

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COURTLAND – Zachary Leilua Sakaria, 14, passed away unexpectedly on March 26, 2024 in Southampton Memorial Hospital.

Zachary was born on Nov. 28, 2009 in American Samoa and was a student at Southampton Middle School.

Zachary L. Sakaria

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Dewey Sakaria and Kolopa Tupea; a sister, Lucy Elizabeth Tupea (Heiloa Lafo); a niece Julianna Theresa Mata’u; a nephew, L.J. Mata’u; grandparents Iese S. Tupea and Lusia Tupea; aunties, Sofia Tupea (Alfred McNutt), Fa’afetai “Rita” Young (Darren Young) and Theresa Haywood (Brendan Haywood); uncles, Joseph “Va’a” Tupea (Tapita Tupea), Fa’amanu “Pete” Tupea, Saunoa Tupea (Landy Tupea), Patrick Tupea (Casey Tupea) and Jesse “Andy” Tupea (Kristen Tupea); first cousins, Alana Tupea, Alani Haywood, Andrew Tupea, Annie Tupea, DeAndre Young, Derita “Venus” Davis, Enoka Tupea, Greta Hahn, Hana Tupea, Jakob Tupea, Lailoa Tupea, Linda Tupea, Lucia Tupea, Maotaoali’i Mitchell, Millennium “P.J.” Tupea, Paige Tupea, Patrick Tupea Jr., Pete Young, Panaotineru Nofo, Saunoa Tupea, Shyla Tupea, Tiana Young, Tifaimoana Tupea, Vaoita Edwards (Derrick Edwards); and second cousins, Luna Edwards and Marani Edwards.

The family will receive family and friends from 1 – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 in Wright Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 in St. Jude Catholic Church with Father Emmanuel Mensah officiating.