Peacefully on Tuesday September 25, 2012 at the age of 82. Jean is predeceased by her husband Akira. Sadly missed by her children Jon (Linda), Stephen (Sue), Janet (Ken), and David. Dear grandmother to Megan, Katelyn, Ryan, Kelsey, Brett, Adam, and Rachel. Loving sister to Joyce (Ted), Nancy (Mickey), Kathy (Sus), predeceased by her bother Tetsuya. Family and friends will be received at the HIGHLAND FUNERAL HOME “Scarborough Chapel” 3280 Sheppard Ave. East. ,416-773-0933, on Saturday September 29th, 2012 from 2-5 pm. A funeral service will be held at the TORONTO BUDDHIST CHURCH 1011 Sheppard Ave. West on Sunday September 30th, 2012 at 1:30 pm with a visitation at the church one hour prior. Private cremation to follow. A celebration of Jean’s life will be held on Monday October 1st at the ALEXANDER & HOULE FUNERAL HOME, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710. A gathering of family and friends will be held in the funeral home starting at 2:00 p.m. In memory of Jean a donation may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and/or The Toronto Buddhist Church. On-line condolences may be left at

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