Sept. 23, 1942 – Sept. 29, 2014
Mr. Yoshio “Yo” Hirose, 72, born in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, Arcadia, and resident of Torrance, passed peacefully away on Sept. 29, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Isuke, and brother, Isamu Sam. He is survived by his loving mother, Masako; siblings, Isao Henry (Alice), Hiroko Jane Hartwig (Robert), Toshiye Jean Erickson; sister-in-law, Hatsumi Hirose; nieces and nephews, Tina Brown (Michael) of Texas, Alicia Hartwig of Arizona, Kevin Hirose, Emma Hartwig; great-nephews, Colin and Ryan Brown of Texas; and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 West 166th Street, Gardena. Burial will follow at Green Hills Cemetery, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.