Obituary for April 25, 2016

Obituary for April 25, 2016

Albert Wesley Umphrey

Albert Wesley Umphrey of Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii, departed this life to be at home with his Lord and Savior throughout eternity on March 25, 2016, Good Friday, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, due to the injuries that he sustained in an accident on March 8, 2016.

The second son of Eugene and Naomi Umphrey, Albert was born on Feb. 18, 1940, in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He was 76 years old.

On Nov. 30, 1996, he married Pamela at the Paradise Valley Assembly of God church in Cresco, Pennsylvania, and Pastor Harold Kilborn reunited Albert and Pamela in marriage at The Church at Koloa, in Koloa, Hawaii, on Aug. 25, 2013.

Albert’s survivors include his two sons, Albert W. (Sheryl) Umphrey, Jr., of Arizona, Roger (Lisa) Umphrey, of Pennsylvania, and his daughter, Marsha Umphrey-LaBar, of Pennsylvania, to whom he was devoted, from his first marriage; two stepdaughters, Tantara K. Stevens, of Pennsylvania, and Sonyja O. Rivera of Washington, D.C. His sisters Patricia (Vince) Snyder, of Pennsylvania, and Joyce Irish, of Florida, live on.

He leaves behind six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

His parents, Eugene and Naomi Umphrey, preceded Albert in death, as well as his older brother, Eugene Umphrey, brother-in-law, Jack Irish, and his great-grandson, Leif Timothy Umphrey.

As a child, Albert accepted the Lord as his Savior, was industrious and hardworking, and his beautiful blue eyes were the color of the sky and cornflowers.

His wife wishes to extend her gratitude to all of the medical personnel, professionals, and to Albert and Pamela’s church family — The Church at Koloa — for their love, support and condolences in his final days.

In his honor, a memorial service will be announced shortly.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary handled the arrangements.

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