Private graveside memorial service for the late Masako Kanase, 97-year-old Sunnyside, Calif.-born Kibei-Nisei resident of Orange, who passed away on Feb. 25, 2017, was held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
Preceded in death by her husband, George Shunichi Kanase, in 1988, her son, Clinton Seiji Kanase, in 2010, and her sister, Shizuye Kono, on Jan. 31, 2017.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Kuniko (Norito) Hasegawa, her beloved grandchildren, Lisa Masako (Sandy Lee), Todd Yoichi, and Mark Mitsuo Hasegawa, daughter-in-law, Teruko Kanase, sister-in-law, Irene Tokiye Kono. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives here and in Japan.