Yoko “Betty” Oi (Kunishige) of Canton passed away July 23 at home after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Born and raised in Japan, she immigrated to the United States at age 22. She has lived in Canton since 1964 and worked as the manager of the Maui Restaurant in Brockton for many years. She loved flowers, cats and playing poker at Twin River Casino.
Beloved wife of the late Lt. Henry Oi, Sr., United States Army Air Corps. Mother of Henry Oi, Jr., Marjorie Oi Dixon, Loretta Oi Capone, and the late Allen Oi, John Oi and Alan Brown. Grandmother of Christina Dixon and Victoria Fuller. Sister of Teruko Kunishige and Chikako Kunishige.
A private service will be held at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home and burial at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Canton Veterans Services Department, 801 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021, or the family suggests you donate to your local animal shelter. For guestbook, see dockrayandthomasfuneralhome.com.