The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001332612-01
Funeral Notices

DONALD SECOR

Donald E. Secor passed away on July 13th, 2020. He was born on April 1, 1929. His funeral mass will be at St. John Vianney in Kailua at 10am on the one-year anniversary of his passing, July 13th, 2021. Private Inurnment to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donald is survived by his wife of 69 years Alice, his children: Msgr. Gary Secor, Cheryl Nollenberger, Wendy Nava, and Donna Pagaduan. He is survived by 10 grand- children and 13 great-grandchildren. Originally from California, he fell in love with Alice and with the islands while going to school in the Bay area and moved to Hawaii in 1951. He played the trumpet for the Hawaii National Guard Band for several years after his arrival in the Islands. He spent decades as an Advertising Sales Executive for the Honolulu Advertiser and the Hawaii Newspaper Agency. Later, and into his 80’s, he worked for Kailua Auto Parts. He also greatly enjoyed his involvement and leadership in Community organizations including the Kailua Jaycees, the Honolulu Chorale, the HNA Federal Credit Union, the Kailua Public Tennis Courts Seniors group, and St. John Vianney Church. He enjoyed being with people and people enjoyed being with him. He enjoyed cars, especially his 1967 VW Bug. He loved God and his family. If ever there was a life difficulty he would say in all confidence, "will pray on it." We pray that he now rest in peace with Our Lord

Arrangements Provided By:
Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel