LINGUIST List 6.141

Thu 02 Feb 1995

FYI: Dr. Shiro Hattori

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  1. Kazuto MATSUMURA, S. Hattori dies

Message 1: S. Hattori dies

Date: Thu, 2 Feb 95 00:57:13 JSTS. Hattori dies
From: Kazuto MATSUMURA <>
Subject: S. Hattori dies

This is the English version of the official announcement released
for the Japanese press on the afternoon of February 1, 1995.
 -- Kazuto Matsumura

 January 31, 1995

 It is with great sorrow and regret that, on behalf of his family,
we have to inform you that our respected teacher, the linguist
Dr. Shiro Hattori, member of the Japan Academy, passed away, at the
age of eighty-six at 0:03 o'clock, January 29th, 1995, after a long

 We would like to inform his friends that the funeral will take
place at the Sennichidai Kaido (19 Minami-motomachi, Shinjuku-ku,
Tokyo, Japan 160; Tel 3-3353-4541, Fax 3-3360-6714), at 13:00 o'clock,
February 16. The service will be non-denominational. We would be
grateful if you could pray with us that his soul may rest in peace.

 Sincerely yours,

 Hajime Kitamura, the Chairman
 Funeral Service Committee
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