Remembering Rev. Yamane

Rev. Susumu Yamane passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, on Oahu.  Rev. Yamane was in hospice care in the Palolo Chinese Home since late May 2018 following a head injury sustained in a fall. Rev. Yamane served as Church of the Holy Cross’s Senior Pastor from 1971 to his retirement in 1994.   Following his retirement, Rev. Yamane was named Minister Emeritus for Church of the Holy Cross recognizing his long leadership in the church.  An advocate for reaching out into the community and world service, he guided the church’s role being instrumental in the development of the Hilo Campus Ministry, Hospice of Hilo, and Habitat for Humanity, and for  international work through Bread for the World.  He is survived by his wife, Miyeko Yamane of Honolulu, and children, Deborah Watabayashi and Jon Yamane of Honolulu, and Naomi Giovanni of Kauai, and their families.  The place and time of services is pending though it may be held on Kauai, his place of birth.

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