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Lawrence K. P. Chung

November 3, 1931 - February 15, 2024

Celebration of Life

A graveside service will be held at Punchbowl, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Friday, April 12, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Lawrence K.P. Chung, 92, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2024, in Aiea, Hawaii. Lawrence was born in Honolulu, one of nine children of Sam and Sara Chung. He lived a full and meaningful life, leaving behind cherished memories and a legacy of love and kindness.

Lawrence's journey began at Roosevelt High School, where he graduated with the class of 1949. He pursued higher education at Pacific University, where his passion for football shone brightly. His remarkable talent and dedication led to his induction into the Football Hall of Fame in 2017, a testament to his skill and commitment to the sport.

In service to his country, Lawrence honorably served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves, demonstrating bravery and selflessness in defense of freedom. His dedication extended to academia, where he earned a Master's Degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, exemplifying his thirst for knowledge and intellectual curiosity.

Throughout his life, Lawrence found joy and fulfillment in the love of his family. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Sylvia, but leaves behind a legacy of love that continues through his children: Thomas (Renee) Chung, Diane Ginnett, and grandchildren, Mitchell, Fred, and Matthew. His love and guidance will forever remain in their hearts.

A graveside service to honor Lawrence's life will be held at Punchbowl, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. This will be a time for family and friends to come together, celebrating the life of a remarkable man who touched the lives of many.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice, honoring Lawrence's spirit of generosity and compassion.

Lawrence will be dearly missed but fondly remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him. May he rest in peace, his spirit forever cherished in our hearts.

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