Category Archive: Memorial Site

Dec 09 2008

Ann Sevin

Anne Sevin: 1946 – 2-27-2002 “Women and Dan Testing”, by Anne Sevin “. . .’Karate spirit’ is in some ways the opposite of traits that are usually considered ‘feminine’ by our society. It is especially important for women to show good spirit both in their kata and when working with a partner so that they …

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Dec 09 2008

Tomas Lacayo, Jr.

Tomas Lacayo,Jr. died unexpectedly in a traffic accident June 21,2002. He was 17 years old. Despite use of his seatbelt, “Tommy”, a passenger, was fatally injured in a car that lost control in the rain as they came off a local bridge.  In September 1991, Tommy was not quite 7 years old , weighing 49lbs, …

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Dec 09 2008

Joe Hurley

Memorial to Joe “Buddy” Hurley Joe “Buddy” Hurley died at home after a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Randolph M   ass Joe passed away on December 16th, 2002 of cancer at the age of 56. Joe was a devoted husband and father of three small boys who was well liked by everyone who …

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Dec 09 2008

Shigeo Izumi

Shigeo Izumi 1942-2003 *Year of birth ; 1942 *Address ; Okinawa city, Okinawa, Japan *Rank ; Karate Kyoshi 7DanOkinawa Karate-Do association Koza Dojo Kobu-Do Renshi 6DanRyukyu Kobu-Do Hozon Shinkou Kai

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Dec 09 2008

Joe Cody

Joseph Christopher CODY, Joseph Christopher – 49, Halifax, N.S., passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 30, 2003. A talented musician and composer, a lover of the Beatles and Neil Young, Chris enjoyed performing in local theatre and was a lifelong student of Uechi-Ryu karate attaining the rank of 3rd degree black belt. He …

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Dec 09 2008

Bill Finnerty

William J. Finnerty August 20, 1928 – February 6, 2003 William J. Finnerty was born in Cambridge, MA on August 20, 1928. He was the son of the late Mary (Murphy) and John Finnerty. His father was born in Ireland and became a citizen of the US when he served in the Army during World …

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Dec 09 2008

Don Brown

Donald Hudson Brown, 61, of Sudbury, MA died on April 11, 2004 in Corcord, MA. He was born in Boston and grew up in the Boston area. He moved to Sudbury in 1972. Donald was a passionate martial artist and outdoor enthusiast. He spent many years teaching and working as a graphic designer before opening …

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Dec 09 2008

Mark Waye

Mark Andrew Waye Bridgewater, Nova ScotiaCanada Passed away quietly at the age of 23 on January 26, 2005.Mark was a dedicated member of the Bridgewater Uechi -Ryu Academy for 10 years. Mark was also instrumental in launching the nearby Lunenburg Dojo, helping instruct both adults and children. Despite what many would find overwhelming physical challenges, …

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Dec 09 2008

Michael Heffernan

Michael E. Heffernan 01/12/43–08/20/89: Being only ten years of age when my father passed the memories of his karate studies are limited. One clear memory I have is going from dojo to dojo with my father at age 8 or 9 and him not letting me sign up because the styles were all so different …

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Dec 09 2008

Al Moulton

Al Moulton – – – Suffers fatal heart attack! February 15, 2005: I received a call this morning from Chong, Al’s wife, informing me of his death. Until the end, Al continued to post on these forums. His last email to me was February 2nd: The latest news isn’t so good, George. Actually considering the …

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