Sam Nakazawa

Sam Nakazawa

We are sad to share that our Dad, Osamu “Sam” Nakazawa passed away August 24, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

He loved his wife Tammie for over 63 years and their children Susan Ross (Leslie), Terry (Valerie), Diane Beliveau and Steven (predeceased).

Born in Eburne, BC in 1927, he was the youngest of six children born to Hidemi and Tone. He is also survived by his sisters Hisa Okihiro and Jeanne Tanaka and brothers Tam (Kay) and Isi, grandchildren Alexander, Nicholas, Donovan (Alice), Amber (Chad), Trinity (Dan), Terris, Skylar, Jean-Robert, Thamazina and Melissa, great grandchildren Wyatt, Myra and Stella as well as many nieces and nephews. Sam was also predeceased by his brother Bob and son-in-law Jean-Paul Beliveau.

At his request, there will not be a service. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. Email condolences and share memories of Sam through his obituary at

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