Dr. Ryo Munekata

Dr. Ryo Munekata

Dr. Ryo Munekata, 96-year-old born in Tacoma, Wash., and resident of Los Angeles, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 29, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife, Yooko Munekata; daughter, Dr. Emi Munekata (Dr. Myles Morimoto); son, Dr. Mark (Nancy) Munekata; grandchildren, Cherie and Derek Morimoto, and Kai and Erika Munekata; nephew, Rev. Alan (Renka) Sakamoto; and many other relatives.
Funeral services under the auspices of the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be held on Sunday, Oct. 29, 1:00 p.m., at the Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 E. First St. in Los Angeles.
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