KORPAS, Marie Teresa 93, of Treasure Island, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 20, 2014. Born Jan. 4, 1921, in Kobe, Japan; preceded in death by her husband, Martin; son, William; and a brother, Tadashi Tamaki. Marie is survived by daughter, Cathleen; and two grandsons, William and Kenneth Korpas; and a brother, Akira Tamaki of Kobe, Japan. Marie lived in Pember-ton, NJ, over 40 years and was a member of the Japanese Christian Church of Philadelphia. Marie moved to Florida in 2007 to be closer to her daughter. Marie joined the Ta-mpa Bay Japanese Meet Up Group to remain loyal to her Japanese culture. Marie loved dancing, traveling, gardening, Broadway shows and the opera. Friends will be received at Brett Funeral Home, 4810 Central Ave., on Saturday, March 1st, from 1-3 pm, with Funeral Services at 2 pm. Online memorial and guest book at: www.brettfuneralhome.net. Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services (727)321-3321
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 27, 2014