Clarence Masashi Matsumoto, 93, of Paia, passed away on October 24, 2013. He was born on July 26, 1920 in Paia, Maui.
Family and friends are invited to gather at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Paia, on Thursday, November 7, 2013, with visitation at 9:00 am; Mass 10:30 am; followed by burial at Maui Veteran's Cemetery in Makawao. Borthwick Norman's Mortuary assisted with arrangements.
He was a retired Fire Captain with the Maui Fire Department and served his country with the U.S. Army, Company K, 442nd Infantry Regiment.
He is survived by his wife, Corazon Matsumoto; sons, Dwight (Rosemary) Matsumoto and Leslie (Valerie) Matsumoto; daughters, Stephanie (Ino) Medrano and Yvonne (Clayton) Lee; sister, Chizue "Sue" Smith; grandchildren: Liane Nakamura, Nicholas Matsumoto, Nadine Lee and Sara Matsumoto,; great-grandchildren, Heather Matsumoto, Cadie Seyler and Kylan Nakamura.
Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com