Private family funeral services for the late Mary Shigeko Akashi, 98-year-old, Coronado, Calif.-born resident of Culver City, who passed away on March 26, 2016, were held on Thursday, April 7, at Inglewood Park Cemetery “Chapel of Chimes” in Inglewood, with Rev. Fumiaki Usuki of WLA Buddhist Temple officiating.
Predeceased by her beloved husband, David Fumio Akashi, and sister, Florence Uba; she is survived by her loving children, Alan (Joyce) Akashi, Larie Izumo, Candace (Ken) Watase and Jennie (Art) Hasegawa; grandchildren, Dr. Tara (Darren) Cameron, Evan and Eric Akashi, Derek (Polly) Izumo, Lauren (Alan) Miya and Kylie Hasegawa; great-grandchildren, Sophia Cameron, and Rylee, Braeden and Kori Izumo; brother, Freddie Funakoshi; she is also survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives. (213) 626-0441