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YAMAOKA, Mrs. Chiyoko

Chiyoko passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on May 6, 2015 at the age of 94.  Survived by her loving family: son Alan Takeshi Yamaoka (Barbara Setsuko) of Kelowna; daughter Patricia Kikue Fong (Michael) of Vancouver; two grandchildren: Lisa Kumiko and Carrie Noriko; four sisters-in-law: Shizue Hayashi (Katsuzo ) of Kelowna, Umeno Hayashi (Eiji) of Hikone, Japan, Eileen Yamaoka (Iwamatsu) of Calgary, Mitsuko Shirley Yamaoka (Toshio) of Kelowna and numerous nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her husband Shuo Yamaoka in 1998.  The family would like to thank the Village at Mill Creek staff for their attentiveness and Dr. Jim Emslie for his many years of care and compassion.  A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, May 13th at 7:00 pm at the Kelowna Buddhist Temple, 1089 Borden Avenue, Kelowna, BC, with Reverend Yasuhiro Miyakawa officiating.  Inurnment to follow at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna Buddhist Temple Building Fund or a charity of your choice.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Wednesday, May 13th at 7:00 pm

Kelowna Buddhist Temple

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