James M. Chida, 84 year-old Burbank, Calif.-born resident of Los Angeles, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2011. He is survived by his two sons, Richard Chida and Robert Hongo; brother, George (Mitzi) Hongo; sisters, Jessie Painter, Mery Noguchi and many nieces, nephews and relatives.
A private funeral service was held on June 2 at the Johrei Fellowship, Los Angeles Center with Rev. Richard Furukawa officiating. (213) 749-1449