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Motoko T. Bray

January 5, 1930 — January 27, 2024

Mantoloking, NJ

Motoko T. Bray, 94, of Mantoloking, NJ, passed away on January 27, 2024. She was born in Kobe, Japan on January 5, 1930 to the late  Toshio Tsuchida and Yae Tsuchida. She was the loving wife of Walter Bray for 30 years. The couple met while she lived in London to improve her English skills. In 1945 Motoko was evacuated to Hiroshima, where she was present when the atomic bomb was dropped. In her younger years Motoko was a fantastic cook. She really enjoyed playing the organ and working in her vegetable garden.


Motoko is survived by her daughters Nanci McGonigal, Lois (Jim) Hanko, and Carole (Bobby Eliason) Bray; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and many other loving friends.


Details for the service at Faith Bible Church in Brick, NJ will be announced at a later date.

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