Mr. Masao Yamashiro, 102-year-old Kauai, Hawaii-born Nisei and long-time resident of Los Angeles, passed away peacefully on Sept. 19, 2018 at Kei Ai Nursing Home in Los Angeles. Private funeral services were held at Fukui Mortuary “Chapel in the Garden,” with Rimban William Briones of Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple officiating.

He is survived by many nieces and nephews: in Los Angeles, Kathleen (“Kitty”) Sankey, Dr. Mikio Sankey, EdWing Sankey; in Maine, Amy (T.K.) Lee; in Hawaii, Gilbert (Tomie) Yamashiro, Roy (June) Senaga, Dale Senaga; in Japan, (Yoko) Hiroteru Tsukahara, Ayako Ichikawa and Maki Niida. (213) 626-0441