James D. Masa

James D. Masa, 91, passed away peacefully Sunday July 21, 2013, at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center following a brief illness. Born on Oct. 15, 1921 in Gardena, Calif., to Noriyoshi and Motoye Masamitsu. Jim’s ashes will be released to the ocean on Sept. 28, 2013, at a private seaside service in Long Beach, Calif.
He is survived his sons, Jon, Joe and Jack Masamitsu; and his daughter, Jan Masamitsu-Weber; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice; son, Jerry; and granddaughter, Kristi.