Haruo Nakayama

Obituary of Haruo Nakayama

Haruo Nakayama, 80, of Princeton died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at home. Born March 10, 1933 in Manhattan, his father had a business in New York City. During World War II, he returned to Japan with his parents and a sister. He graduated from school in Japan, majored in electronics, joined the US Army for three years and transferred to the US Air Force, having served in the military for a total of 26 years. He was employed as an electronic engineer with the US Department of Defense at the Air Force Base in Wiesbaden, Germany until his retirement. He returned to the US in 1998 to reside with his mother and sisters in Princeton. He was a quite person who spent most of his time with family and friends. He enjoyed bird watching, reading books, listening to classical music, opera, and taking photos. He is survived by his sister, Michiko Nakayama of Princeton. Funeral Services will held 10:00 am on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave.,Princeton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Princeton Hospice, 88 Princeton-Hightstown Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ 08550.
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