GEORGE T.Y. LUMGEORGE T.Y. LUM George Tung Yau Lum, 92, of Honolulu went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2015. He was born on February 5, 1923 in Honolulu and graduated from St. Louis School. He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany during World War II. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaii, where he was a member of the Peng Hui fraternity, then earned his master's degree from Cornell University. George earned the professional designation of Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) and went on to form the Honolulu Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists. He retired in 1987 from Dillingham Corporation, where he was Employee Benefits Manager. Prior to that, he worked at Love's Bakery and Foodland. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Juliette; sons Elliot and Ellery (Heidi); daughter Jennifer Lum-Ota (Gerald); sister Mary Lum Ching; and grandchildren Benjamin and Daniel Ota, and Matthew and Noah Lum. For over 60 years, George and Juliette were members of the Community Church of Honolulu, where he served as President and member of the church council for many years. George served on the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Advisory Council and boards of Palolo Chinese Home, Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Hawaii Dental Service, and YMCA of Honolulu. He volunteered as a counselor and presenter for Sage PLUS, a state program that advises senior citizens about Medicare benefit options. For his decades of community service, he was recognized as 1981 Big Brother of the Year, 1982 First Lady's Outstanding Volunteer, 2001 Platinum Akamai Living Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, 2003 Outstanding Male Senior Citizen of Oahu, and 2003 Outstanding Older American. A memorial service will be held at the Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Avenue, on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Visitation from 9:30 am with service at 11:00 am. Aloha attire. No flowers. Private inurnment will be on May 18 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
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