Yaeko Tanaka, 95 a resident of Rye Brook died April 5, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born May 21, 1923 in Port Chester to the late Fukuzo and Oseno Sada Arita. She was raised and educated in Port Chester graduating from Port Chester High School. Mrs. Tanaka was a dressmaker and a homemaker, she was the widow of Mr. George Tanaka who died July 14, 2014. Mrs. Tanaka was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her daughters Irene Mendicino and her husband Tony and Carol Tanaka all of Rye Brook, NY, granddaughter Jennifer Mendicino of Halifax, MA and sister Emi Okamoto of Waipahu, HI. and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband she was predeceased by her brothers Min, Tak and Kiy Arita. Visitation will be 10AM to 12PM on Tuesday April 9, 2019 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc, Funeral service will follow at 12PM. Interment to follow at Kensico Cemetery Valhalla, NY. Memorial donations in memory of Mrs. Tanaka may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or America's VetDogs.
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