Dear Dharma Friends,
You are cordially invited to the 2012 Obon Service together with Hatsubon and Monthly Memorial Service on July 8th, 2012 at 11:00 AM. For this occasion, we are honored to have Bishop Kodo Umezu from BCA as guest speaker.
We will pay tribute to the ancestors at Garden of Memories at 9AM, and at Yamato Cemetery at 10 AM before the service at the temple. Please make every effort to attend these services.
In gassho, Reverend Orai Fujikawa, Resident Minister
The list of Hatsubon for 2012 Obon (Observance to honor our friends and family members who have passed away since our last Obon Service)
Tajuki Jack Oshita, July 30, 2011
Fujiko Morodome, September 23, 2011
Mizuye June Urabe, December 14, 2011
Leslie Yoshiharu Kaneshiro, February 15, 2012
Johnny Hideki Yamashita, March 27, 2012.
Our Buddhist Friends who passed away in the month of July include:
Yonezo Ichikawa, 1970
Toshi Yamashita, 1976
George Yaguchi, 1984
Setsuko Iwamoto, 1988
Misao Iwasaki Marshman, 1992
Fred Sakasegawa, 1999
George Shigemi Sakamoto, 2002
Etsuo Yamaguchi, 2009
Takuji Jack Oshita, 2011
Rev. Hosho Shindo, 2011 (Salinas Resident Minister from 2006-2009)