October 15, 1947 – October 13, 2019
Melvin Fumio Fukushima, passed away quietly on October 13, 2019. He was born in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii on October 15, 1947. Melvin arrived in Burns Lake in March of 1987. He was an avid computer whiz and brought the first internet service to the Lakes District. He was also very active in coaching the several baseball teams for the Babe Ruth league.
Melvin is survived by his wife, Emiko (nee Koga); his brother Wallace/ Doreen; his sister Janet(Shimada); his nephews & nieces and numerous other relatives.
The family wishes to convey their appreciation to the staffs of the UNBC Hospital & the Kordyban Lodge. They would also like to express their special thanks to the staff of the Burns Lake & District Hospital & Dr. Norman for their care and support.
At Mel’s request, no service will be held. The family would like to thank everyone for their condolences and expressions of sympathy.
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