Shin Hamano passed away in Los Angeles, Calif. on March 7, 2021 at the age of 84, due to complications from COVID-19. Shin worked for many years at Umeya Rice Cake Company in Little Tokyo. He is survived by daughters Junko Hamano, Marva Antoñeta Bonilla and Nadia Yvette Bonilla; brother Tadashi Hamano; nieces, nephews and other relatives. A private ceremony will be held to honor his memory.