Ben Kazuo Matsumoto (89). A long-time resident of Pasadena passed away on the morning of February 7, 2014. Ben was a devoted husband, loving father, caring brother and proud grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Edna Uyeno Matsumoto, daughters, Doreen (Robert) Ono, and Donna (Brian) Wakano, grandson, Evan Wakano, and sister, Lily Ikeda. Ben is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 15, 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church of Altadena, 2775 Lincoln Ave., Altadena, CA 91001. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Altadena, (626)791-4271 or to the Pasadena Senior Center, pasadenaseniorcenter.org (626)795-4331. Ben will always be remembered as a gentleman who captured you with his sincerity and engaging smile. We will miss hearing you say, "Top of the Morning!" www.fukuimortuary.com (213) 626-0441.
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Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 9, 2014