OSATO, Ben M. - After a life well lived, Ben M. Osato passed away at home on January 6, 2013 at the age of 90. Survived by wife Fumiko (Florence), son Brian, daughter Tami and grandsons Erik and Cameron. He will be missed by sisters Esther, Kay and Ruth and brother Tad (Jeannine). Longtime owner of Ben's Coin & Stamp Shop in Oshawa and 50 year member of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association. Cremation has taken place at his request. Memorial service to take place in the spring. In lieu of flowers and koden, a donation to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 8, 2013