Our beloved brother, Father and Grandfather, Jerry Doo Chun Park, 74, of Honolulu passed away, surrounded by family on December 7, 2018. Born in Honolulu at the Queen’s Medical Center to parents David Doo Hark and Sarah Park. Jerry graduated from Kailua High School and from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with degrees in Accounting and an MBA. He started his career at Peat Marwick Mitchell and Co. (KPMG) before starting his own practice as a CPA. Jerry served in the Navy in Vietnam and the Air Naval Station in Atsugi.
Jerry was the President /CEO/Principal Broker for Meridian Properties. As a Real Estate Developer, he developed a number of commercial and residential projects in Honolulu. He also was very involved in various community organizations. You may have heard of Jerry as he was an accomplished, self-taught jazz pianist and guitarist. He loved playing jazz with friends, cousins and his son in various venues around town. Despite his very busy schedule, he set aside time every week to spend it with his grandkids. Jerry was a talented businessman, musician, devoted patriot, loving Dad and Grandpa, and a fun and hilarious human being.
Jerry is survived by brothers Alan (Dorothy), Jacob, and predeceased by brother Ivan, sisters Shirley Smith and Joan Nathan, sister-in-law Aileen Park, son Jeremy and daughter Neysa (Garson) Lee and three grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, January 9th at Hawaiian Memorial Park. 5:30 visitation, 6:30 service. Burial on Thursday, January 10th at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at 10:00 am.
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