A visitation and funeral mass for George Kato, 85-year-old, Tochigi, Japan-born Issei, who passed away on Dec. 4, 2017 in Cerritos, will be held on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. respectively at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Center, 222 S. Hewitt St., L.A.
He is survived by his children, Eugene (Jima) and Mark (Christina) Kato; grandchildren, Reiko, Kyle, Gavin, Keira, Kelsie and Kenna Kato; sister, Marie (James) Yoshinaga; nieces, Naomi (Dr. Lester) Padilla and Yumi (Dr. Donald) Pick; also survived by other relatives in the United States and in Japan.
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