Aida Urdenia Placido Sciulli, 77, a longtime resident of Aiea, HI, passed away peacefully in a private care home in Waipahu, HI on November 19, 2020. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Aida was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte Philippines to parents Pedro and Petra Jose Placido. After receiving an AA Degree from Northwest College, she went on to graduate from the Philippine Women's University in Manila with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work in 1963. She worked many years as the Chief of the Social Services at the Dr. J.N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital (formerly Tala Leprosarium). She immigrated to Hawaii in 1972 where she met and married her beloved husband, Henry Sciulli in 1974. In 1981, she became the Associate Director of the Kalihi Palama Immigrant Service Center. She later became CEO of ATECS Corporation in Kalihi which was founded by her late husband. Prior to her retirement from ATECS Corp. in 2007, Aida joined the Filipina Women's League which showcases Filipino culture and the sense of community service. She enjoyed volunteering at Ronald McDonald House and was also an active member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Parish where she served as a member of the Good Samaritan and Bereavement Ministries. Aida had many close friends she enjoyed travelling with to Europe and Israel. She loved to host Christmas parties at her house in Royal Summit, enjoyed gardening and she was an avid collector of anything relating to angels. She loved to have fun, dance, sing and make people laugh.
Aida was preceded in death by her husband, Henry G. Sciulli, her parents and her three sisters Rustica Remocal, Maria Publico and Asuncion Reyes. Aida is survived by Stepdaughter Carol J. (Brian) Conkle, Stepsons Thomas R. (Rebecca) Sciulli and Ronald D. (Nanette) Sciulli, Step-grandchildren Scott, Christopher and Matthew Conkle, John Gerald and Mark Roscom, Maria Sciulli, Timothy Sciulli and Step-great-grandchildren Gavin, Jayden, and Jordan. Survivors also include numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the caring staff of St. Francis Hospice as well as the excellent care from her foster care givers Mari Jean Ignacio, Elizabeth Etrata and Josie Cadiz.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to St. Elizabeth Church’s Good Samaritan Ministry, the American Heart Association, or the American Cancer Society.
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