Morio died on August 5, 2019 at the age of 90. He is survived by his loving wife, Jane Tahara, and their children Laurie (Ray) Thé and Tim (Sandra) Tahara; his grandchildren Naomi Thé (Steve Duncan) and Ryan (Allie) Thé, and Jordan, Ashley, and Trevor Tahara; his great grandchildren Minori and Caeden Duncan, and Dylan, Quinn, and Remy Thé; his brother, Shigeaki “Jack” (Irene) Tahara; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family in Canada and Japan. He was predeceased by his parents Hikojiro and Ume; his brothers Hikoichi, Sunao, Mitsuo in Japan, infant brother Sueo, Shigeteru “Shig”, and Sumio “Pidge” of Kelowna.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the the Kelowna Buddhist Temple, 1089 Borden Ave, Kelowna, BC. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com.