Ralph Elwood Ambler

Posted On July 21st, 2013 -

RALPH ELWOOD AMBLER 1933-2013 “Hawaii’s First Glass Tinter” Ralph Elwood Ambler of Honolulu, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana passed away on July 12, 2013 in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wanda L. Ambler; sons Rick D. (Gloria) Ambler, Timothy B. Ambler, Anthony A. Ambler; grand- children Nathaniel P. Ambler (VA), Austin K. Ambler, Noah A. Ambler (CA), April A. Ambler, Samuel D. Ambler; brother Richard L. (Norma) Ambler (FL), sister Linda W. Richie (FL); and many nieces & nephews. He spent 3 years in the Navy and several years in construction before moving to Hawaii in 1961. He founded AMCO Glass Tinting Company the same year (Hawaii’s first glass tinting company) and has been actively serving the people of Hawaii since then. He has been honored with 2 proclamations by both the Mayor and the Governor. Memorial service will be held at 4:00pm Saturday July 27 at The Jesus Church, 465 Kawailoa Road, Kailua (across from the Kailua Beach Park). No flowers.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran