Obituaries for Saturday, August 13, 2011

• Matthew Victor

Matthew Victor

Matthew Gordon Victor of Lihu‘e died July 29, 2011, at age 52. He was the founder and beloved pastor of ‘Ohana Christian Fellowship for 13 years and employed as a Transportation Security Administration agent.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Bernard Victor.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Victor of 24 years; sons, Jeremy and Daniel Victor; daughter, Jamie Victor; parents, Bernard and Mae Victor; brothers, Allen (Elizabeth) Victor; Guy Victor; Lee (Rachel) Victor; numerous nieces and nephews. He was also loved by the Johnson (Ruth) family, his Christian brothers and sisters, the soccer and surfing community and throughout Kaua‘i and Kailua, O‘ahu, his birth hometown.

A remembrance and celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14, at the War Memorial Convention Hall. Visitation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. with a memorial service to begin at 1:30 p.m., following a committal prayer and scattering of ashes in a “paddle-out” at 5:30 p.m. at Hanalei Pier.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.


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