The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001108805-01
Funeral Notices


Born May 2, 1928 in Allentown,
PA. He attended Lehigh University where he earned a PhD in physics. He then went to work for the government. He was a real “Rocket Scientist" and even worked on U2 spy planes. After his career as a defense contractor he started his own Real Estate Brokerage. He is survived by children Pamela (Pete) Thornton, Linda Parkinson, Tanya (Joe) Awong, Holly Parkinson, Phillip Parkinson, Summer (Mike) Taggart. Grand- children Janelle (Robert) Regis, Andrew Thornton, Brittany (Russell) Warby, Devon Kirshner, Tyler Kirshner, Branden Rodriguez and Suzanne (Tommy) Tuiloma. Nephew Dave Onodera. For the last 3 years he was lovingly cared for by the staff at Ka’amilo Hale until his death June 19, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife Jacque February 15, 2016, at last they are together again. Private services.