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AZAMA, Manabu “Jacky”

Manabu “Jacky” Azama passed away on April 9, 2018 at the age of 67. He is survived by his loving wife Etsuko; daughter Risa (Jack) Drysdale; sons Marshall (Jolene) and Kenny; grandchildren Kendell, Sydney and Jordan, all of Kelowna, BC; sisters Katsue Azama, Tomiko Liper; brother Toru Azama, all of Okinawa, Japan. He was predeceased by his mother Haruko, father Mano and brothers Takeshi and Tsutomu.

He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend who, above all else, found joy in helping others and making them smile.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kelowna Hospice House www.hospicecoha.org , KGH Foundation www.kghfoundation.com or the BC Cancer Foundation www.bccancerfoundation.com .

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for AZAMA, Manabu “Jacky” is scheduled for Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Moro A. says:

    With sadness and heavy heart, I wish to send my condolences on behalf of the Arakaki family. We will always remember Mr. Azama was a great man who was always cheerful and positive. He will be greatly missed.

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