MATSUGU, Mitsuko - Passed away peacefully in her 97th year on February 23, 2013. Predeceased by husband Zenji. Dear mother of Harry (Beth), George (Barbara), Dick (Judy) and Ron (Jeanne). Grandmother of Jason (Cherrel), Janice, Tracey (Chris), Darren and Bradley. Great- grandmother of Tamiya, Omari, Justin and Jay. Predeceased by brothers Kahachiro (late Iseno), Hachiro (late Masako) and sister Sueno (late Yahei). Survived by sisters in Japan: Yukiko (late Minoru) and Aiko (late Tetsumi). Predeceased by in-laws Emiko, Lorraine (late Phil) and Sam. Survived by in-laws Sue (late Sam) and Ken (Noby). Aunt, "Nesan" and "Obasan" to many nephews and nieces in Canada and Japan. A special thank you to the 4th floor staff at Yee Hong Centre, Scarborough, for all their compassion and care. A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, April 6th at 1:00 p.m. at the Centennial Japanese United Church (Oriole-York Mills United Church, 2609 Bayview Avenue). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Momiji Health Care Society for the Outreach Program at Yee Hong Centre, 3555 Kingston Road or a charity of your choice.

Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 9, 2013