Pearl Lorraine Blair, 94        

Pearl Lorraine Blair was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Kim Len and Harriet Loy Kyau Yap on November 25, 1924. She enjoyed a full and wonderful life and went home to be with God on April 27, 2019 at the age of 94.

She attended Maryknoll Elementary School and University Lab School, graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1942. As a secretary, she especially enjoyed working for many years at Central Union Church on O’ahu and for Big Brothers, Big Sisters on Maui.

Pearl was married to Daniel F. Blair from September, 1948 until his passing on January, 2005. She is survived by her daughter Diane (Hiroshi) Yorita, her son David (Michele), granddaughter Chrystie (Juan) Vasquez, grandson Lance (Jaymie) Yorita and great-grandson Kingston Vasquez.

Mom truly enjoyed people and had a love for cooking and preparing feasts for family and friends. She treasured time with her family, travel and experiencing new things. She relished listening to stories told by others and watching people be themselves. Mom cherished her church, and the hope and comfort she received. She was a one-of-a-kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

It is requested that in lieu of flowers, donations in the name of Pearl Blair can be made to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Maui at 200 Waimaluhia Lane, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793.

Graveside services will be held at the Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao on June 6, 2019 at 11:00 am.

Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com

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