Kaye Oda

Kaye Kazue Oda

1923 - 2023

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Obituary of Kaye Kazue Oda

Kaye Kazue Oda

September 5, 1923 – July 20, 2023

(nee Hirashima)


Passed away peacefully at home in her 100th year.


Predeceased by husband Frank Miyoshi (1918 – 1985) and brother Takeo (1926 – 1998).  Kaye is survived by her sister Jean Seki (Tets 1926 – 2013) and her children, Beverley (Don MacPherson 1932 – 1998), Frank (Bonnie), Laura (Melvyn Allsopp) and Melanie (David Wales 1951 – 2014).  She was adored by grandchildren, Miyoko, Akemi (Yousuf Salmaan), Nicholas Boudreault (Michael Acs) and cherished by her great grandchildren Rhys Allsopp-Johnson and Kiyoko Acs-Boudreault.  Kaye was a caring aunt to her many nieces, nephews and their families and a special friend to many.


On September 9th, 2023 a Celebration of Life for this versatile artist, remarkable cook, well-travelled and resilient woman will be held from 1:30 – 4 pm at Wilmot Orchards, 3377 Concession Rd 3, Newcastle, Ontario.  A private interment service will take place at Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga, Ontario.


We thank the Palliative Care Team of Northumberland Hills Hospital, Dr. Mulé and Melissa, RN, and loving PSW Kim, who all assisted mom through the end of her journey on earth.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre http://www.jccc.on.ca  or Momiji Health Care Society http://www.momiji.on.ca  would be greatly appreciated. 


Celebration of Life

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Wilmot Orchards
3337 Concession Road 3
Newcastle, Ontario, Canada