Derry, NH — Miyoko S. Centner, 90, passed away with her family by her side on May 23, 2014, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Miyoko was born in Tokyo, Japan. She emigrated to the United States in 1952, and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in 1962. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Merle Centner of Derry, N.H.; daughter, Helen Collipi and her husband, Ralph, of Londonderry, N.H.; son, Albert Centner and his wife, Susan, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.; granddaughters, Nikki Sue Cruikshank and her husband, Scott, of Newbury, Mass., and Kristina Collipi and her friend, Benjamin Brown of Derry. She is also survived by family members still living in Japan.
ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours. A private memorial will be held at a later date. Donations in Miyoko's name may be made to the Animal Rescue Veterinarian Services Ethel Brant Memorial Fund, 194 Rockingham Rd., Londonderry, NH 03053.