Date of Birth: November 13, 1973
Date of Death: July 27, 2020
Josephine “Jo” Gilibpin Giltug, age 46, passed away unexpectedly on July 27, 2020, in Phoenix Arizona. Jo was born on November 13th, 1973 on the Island Of Yap, Micronesia, to Mary Fel and Peter Giltug. Jo was preceded in death by both her parents. She is survived by her children Elysha Tun and Aaron Tun, her husband of 22 years Thomas G. Tun, sisters Nora Soulik, Mora Giltug and Victoria Giltug, brothers Eugene Giltug and Ignatius Giltug, and numerous cousins, uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces. Jo graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 with two bachelor degrees in Economics and Political Science. She has worked for the Honolulu Police Department as a transcriber and as a Women’s Interest Officer for Yap State Government in Micronesia. After moving to Phoenix, AZ, with her family in 2010, Jo began working for the Arizona State Department of Economic Security. She has been a volunteer at the Mom’s Pantry food bank since 2015. She is known to friends and family as a cheerful and faithful servant of God.
A visitation is scheduled for August 2, 2020, Sunday, at 4pm to 5pm, at Best Funeral Services, on 501 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020. Due to COVID 19 and its health risks, the family is asking people to not come. Additionally, there is a restricted number of guests allowed for the viewing. It is not guaranteed that all who want to see her for the last time can see her.