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Hatsuko Nakagawa Tomoff


Hatsuko Nakagawa Tomoff of St. Petersburg, 82, passed away May 9, 2017.

Hatsuko “Hatsu” was born on March 25, 1935,  in Japan, a daughter of the late Kintoku and Masako Nakagawa.

Hatsu was a food service worker for the Pinellas County School system at Maximo Elementary, where she was loved by peers, staff and students alike. She retired after 15+ years. She enjoyed gardening, baking, sewing and was an excellent seamstress and she loved children. Her family remembers her as a loving mother and wife.

Besides her parents, she was preceded by two brothers and one sister.

Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years: Thomas Tomoff of St. Petersburg, one son: Charles Tomoff of Largo, and two daughters: Martha Ross and her husband Tim of Largo, and Patricia Quartermaine and her husband Ben of Sarasota; 4 grandchildren: Marcus Tomoff, Amanda Ross, Kyle Ross, and Lilly Quartermaine, and two surviving sisters Kimiko Masuda and Kiyoko Murakami.

A memorial service will be held at Wednesday May 24, 2017 1:00 pm at Veterans Funeral Care 15381 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33760.

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  • Lynn Quartermaine familys says:

    Tom and family:
    Faith is the bridge that takes us from here to hope.
    Praying you find the peace and strength you need
    To get through each day.
    Love from the Quartermaine s and Strom family