Obituary: Harry S. Inaba, 96, of Southbury

Inaba was a world renowned cultured pearl dealer and jewelry designer.

Harry S. Inaba, 96, of Southbury, died on Tuesday, January 15 at Pope John Paul II Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on January 12, 1917 in New York, NY, son of the late Shuzo and Uno Inaba

Harry was a world renowned cultured pearl dealer and jewelry designer for 50 years. He was an avid golfer with 16 holes in one. He had prided himself with the ability of shooting his age on many occasions.

Harry is survived by his children, Michael Inaba and his wife Marion Skidmore of Monroe, Robert Inaba and his wife Barbara of Houston, TX, Karen Gordon of Newtown and Lisa Russo and her husband Anthony of Danbury as well as his 5 grandchildren, Aisha Musto, Jonathan Inaba, Timothy and Stacey Gordon and Gregory Russo. He is predeceased by his wife Grace (Nozawa) Inaba.

A private gathering was held to celebrate his life.


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