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Hiromi Burker-Kamo, 66, Spearsville

Hiromi Burker-Kamo, 66, Spearsville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 5, 1946, in Sasebo, Japan, to Tatsuma and Fumie (Baba) Nakagawa. She married Kenneth Burker July 29, 1969, in Sasebo, Japan. He preceded her in death in 1994.
Survivors include her son, Doug Burker (Georgina) of Morgantown; daughters, Misa Ewing (Dr. Reginald Ewing, CDR, U.S. Navy) of Naples, Italy, and Andrea Bishop of Tucson, Ariz.; mother, Fumie (Baba) Nakagwa of Sasebo, Japan; brother, Kazuma Nakagwa of Toyoma, Japan; six grandchildren, Cody, Andrew and Lauren Burker, all of Morgantown, Jerra and Kendall Ewing, both of Naples, Italy, Michael Bishop of Tucson, Ariz.; and three sisters, Fumiko Taneda, Mieko Matuse and Yurie Takohara, all of Sasebo, Japan.
She was preceded in death by her father; and husband, Kenneth Burker, Feb. 28, 1994.
The Rev. Denzel Hendershot will conduct a memorial service Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at Spearsville Church of Christ, where friends can gather from 10 a.m. Saturday until the service.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Francis Cancer Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46237.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane