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Noreen Ito

Makenna Ito

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Makenna Ito. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort.

Makenna gave the best hugs and smiles to anyone who needed one.  She would sit on anyone's lap and just listen to them talk to her or with others.  She loved school, going to therapy at Pediatric Therapy Network and attending Sonbeams- Sunday School at Rolling Hills Covenant Church.  Makenna's version of Christmas was Camp Escapade(summer camp for special needs children).  Makenna had Cockayne Syndrome type 1 and she lost her battle...  see more
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  • Paulette  O'Hara
    Makenna's celebration of life was beautifully done! I wish I could have joined in the live celebration. As one of her former OT's, she definitely taught me patience and to always have a "plan B" in therapy! She will always be remembered for...  more
  • Terry Jue
    Thank you for inviting us to Makenna’s memorial. It’s inspirational to hear how Makenna touched so many people! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!
    ❤️Terry & Nora
  • Brooke Shimabukuro
    We are so sorry for your loss. Makenna will always be close to our hearts. Kylie loved her sweet friend and misses her dearly. Hugs to you all.
  • Giani Duclair
    Every time I would see Makenna she always had a radiant smile on her face. While, I am saddened to hear of her passing, Makenna has emerged into her angelic body and she’s now playing with Brooke in heaven free of boundaries.
  • Robbie Wise
    Makenna will be remembered by her schoolmates and teachers for her determination and sense of humor. She was always observant of all that went on around her...even a misstep by her teacher.
    The entire school community will also always remember how...  more