A private graveside memorial service for Yoshiye Awaya, 91-year-old, Honolulu, Hawaii-born Nisei, who passed away on April 19, 2019 in Los Angeles was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Rose Hills Memorial Park, with Rev. Richard Furukawa from Johrei Fellowship officiating.

She is survived by her sons, Henry and Edward (Theresa Techy) Awaya; granddaughters, Anne, Elizabeth, Lauren and Chloe Awaya; sisters, Helen Yamamura and Kazuko (Hiromi) Ueda, the latter of Japan; nieces in the U.S., Mary (Jay) Tahata and Patti (Jay) Takata; nieces in Japan, Mariko (Akihito) Kamei and Keiko (Hiroshi) Fujii; nephews in Japan, Hajime Chiba and Tatsuro (Tomoko) Ueda; and many other relatives.

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