June 8, 1927 ~ July 13, 2004
July 23, 2004
9:00 A.M. â€“ 10:30 A.M.
White & Day Mortuary
3215 Sepulveda Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Mass: July 23, 2004
The Church of the Visitation
6561 West 88th Street
Westchester, CA 90045
William Malachico Paz, 77, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2004. He was a Hermosa Beach, California resident.
Born on a plantation in Hana, Maui, Bill had been a resident of Southern California for 8 years. Bill was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. A career public servant, Bill worked tirelessly for the FAA, the Navy, and GSA. A highlight of his extensive career was his appointed to Under Secretary of the Navy during the Carter administration. Upon retirement, he continued to travel the world as a consultant to the State Department.
He is survived by his daughters, Veronica A. Ohara (Mamoru) and Miulan M. Paz (Joseph Kitchell); and his sons, William J. F. Paz and Mark C. Paz (Beth); and his grandchildren, Michael M. Kestler, Jonathan K. Paz, and Nicholas M. Paz. He is also survived by his sisters, Ruth Tavares-Toma of Sunland CA, Roseline Brito of Kaunakakai, Molokai, and Sally Lau of Kailua, Oahu.
In lieu flowers, you may make a gift in the name of William Malachico Paz to the American Heart Association at www.americanheart.org.
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