Blaise joined the US Navy in 1969 and served 2 yrs. Active Duty in the Vietnam War stationed in Subic Bay, Philippines. Blaise served an additional 4 yrs. in the Navy Reserve.
Blaise was employed by US Navy Marine Mammal Program as a Marine Biologist Technician for 49 yrs. NIWC (Naval Information Warfare Center) of the Pacific from 1972-2021.
Blaise is survived by his wife of 46 yrs., Jimmienette Gail Leialoha (Kaonohi) Lopez; daughter Pohai Lopez-Griggs (Jon); sons Moke (Christina), Kalokahi (Vanessa), Kauwila (Nicole), Kale, and Kaimi (Simone) Lopez; Grandchildren–20 and Great-Grandchildren–4 and sister; Josephine Alameda.
Predeceased by parents Ignatius Peter Sr. and Mary Ku'uleihoku Lopez and brother Ignatius Peter Lopez Jr.
A Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Waimanalo Ward.
Visitation 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM and Services at 11:00 AM.