Dec. 3, 2012
Benjamin Isaia Purdy, 82, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Maui Country Club food manager and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by brothers Robert and Palmer; and sisters Beatrice Kaiaokamalie, Bernice Higa-Wirtl and Harriet Fukuoka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaahumanu Church, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.