Naoe Hirayama, age 87, born in Tokyo, Japan, resident of Monterey Park, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. She is predeceased by beloved husband, Taiji Hirayama; survived by her beloved siblings, Masaji “Mas” Kawashima and Kikue Shigetomi; nieces, Joanna Masae Kawashima, Fuomi Patricia Naomi Shigetomi and Linda Reiko Shigetomi; and also survived by other relatives in Japan.
Private funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Fukui Mortuary Chapel in the Garden with a minister of Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple officiating. (213) 626-0441