TSUCHIYA, JEAN HARUKO, 93, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2008. She was born on June 2, 1914. Jean was the third child born to Saburo and Katsu Kanki of Mill Valley. She Married Stanley Takashi Tsuchiya on Sept. 15, 1940 and had two sons, Dennis and Keith. She worked for Takahashi Imports for over 40 years retiring when she was 80. Jean was full of life, independent, energetic and loved to laugh. She was always willing to share and help others in need, particulary her son’s friends who enjoyed her cooking and company. In later life, she enjoyed meetings with the Hamilton Seniors, watching sports on TV, going to casinos and trying new restaurants. Jean was preceded in death by her husband Stanley, brothers Mitsuru and Mamoru, and sister Yoshiko. Jean will be missed by many especially her sons, Dennis and Keith, daughter-in-law Stacey, many nephews nieces, cousins, and dear friends. As Jean wished there will be a Celebration of Life at Pine United Methodist Church on Mar. 15 at 2:00 p.m. Contributions to her memory may be made to the JCCCNC, Kimochi, Pine United Methodist Church or charity of choice.Jean Tsuchiya
Posted March 6, 2008. Published in the Nichi Bei Times Weekly March 6-12, 2008.