Posted On June 29th, 2010 -


Age 90, of Manoa, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2010 at Queen’s Hospital with her family at her side. Born in Honolulu, Clara graduated from McKinley High School and attended the University of Hawaii. As a Business Management Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, she managed the SBA’s SCORE program, connecting retired business executives with new business owners. A compassionate listener, many sought Clara for her wisdom and guidance.

She is survived by son, Gregory (Lynne) Lee; daughters Lisa Lee (Harrison) Chung and Catha Lee (Bruce) Combs; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother Gilbert (Sylvia) Leong, sisters Dorothy (Ambrose) Wong, and Evelyn Leong.

Mass will be offered on July 1, Thursday at 12p.m., at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St.. Visitation July 2, Friday, at 10a.m., Diamond Head Mortuary. Service at 11:15 a.m., followed by interment.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran