Dorothy Tanaka

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TANAKA, Dorothy Toshiye —

Passed away peacefully on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the age of 91 at Brampton Civic Hospital. Beloved wife to Kamezo James and loving mother to Patricia Fukumoto (Neil) and Wendy Oda (Douglas). Adored grandmother to Noriko, Bryan, Daniel, Jason, Jordan and David and cherished great-grandmother of Emiko, Ryo and Victoria. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery Visitation Centre (375 Mount Pleasant Rd.) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Visitation and reception to follow after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre or to the Toronto Japanese Language School.


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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Visitation Centre, Crematorium and Mausoleum
375 Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto, ON M4T 2V8
(416) 485-9129
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Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 7, 2015