John Hiroto Momii, 93, went to be with his Lord on July 7, 2018, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA. Family and friends were able to say prayers and farewells prior to John’s passing. His daughter, Machiko, held his hand until his last breath at 4:20 AM. He was born on July 29,1924 in Pasadena, California, to Kiyoshi Frank and Sakae (Yoshida) Momii. John was the oldest of four siblings.
His survivors include his beloved wife of 51 years, Umeko; a son, Jon “Haruo” (Sheri) and grandchildren Ashley, Christian, and Ethan; a daughter, Machiko (Marcus) and grandchildren Joji and Kitsune; his sister, Dorothy Shioko, nephew Michael and grandnieces Jordan, Courtney and Mega), nephew Edward and grandnephew Austin; Sandy (Widow of Jack), niece Michelle and grandnephew Miles and Eva; nephew Danny; and many other distant Momii & Yoshida relatives. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, James Kazuto Momii and Jack Eji Momii.
The celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 13, 11:00 am, at Japanese Presbyterian Church, 1801 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144.
The Momii family would like to thank caregivers, relatives, friends and the Japanese Presbyterian Church for their support through: prayers, phone calls, texts, visits, and cards. Donations may be made to the Japanese Presbyterian Church.
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