Miyoko Law

Obituary of Miyoko Law

Miyoko (Eiko) H. Law, age 89, of Painted Post, NY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at her home in Painted Post, NY. Eiko was born January 18, 1929 in Kumamoto, Japan to the late Minoketsu and Hatsu Hirata. She married Hollis W. Law on February 23, 1951 in Fukuoka, Japan. He predeceased her on September 29, 2014. Eiko was also predeceased by her son, William H. Law, in 1976, three sisters, and one brother in Japan. 

Eiko and her late husband were business owners for many years, working alongside each other throughout those years. They retired from Law’s Hobbies and Crafts on Baker Street in Corning, NY in 1991. They were both avid Boston Red Sox fans. Eiko also enjoyed playing golf, shuffleboard, cards, as well as sewing and crafts. She loved spending time at the lake and at events with her children and grandchildren. She was known for winning at cards when playing with family and friends while claiming she “didn’t really understand the game”. 

Eiko was a long-time member of the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 149 W. William St., Corning, NY. 

She will be dearly missed by her daughter, Donna (William) McKay of Painted Post, NY, sister-in-law, Patricia Andrews of Scottsdale, AZ, two grandchildren, Jessica (Brad) Dailey of Painted Post, NY and Marcus (Catherine) Hill of Beaver Dams, NY, great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Adelaide, Glenn and Arthur, her dear friends, Susie Clark and Pat Hamlin of Corning NY, and several nieces and nephews in Japan and the US. 

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 29th at 11:00 am at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 149 W. William St, Corning, NY with the Rev. Jennifer Long officiating. A luncheon will follow immediately afterward in the Fellowship Hall. Burial will be in Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats, NY at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Miyoko Law to Emanuel Lutheran Church Project Fund, 149 W. William St., Corning, NY 14830.

Eiko’s family would like to thank the wonderful Pastor, Jennifer Long, and the congregation of Emanuel Lutheran Church for their continued support.  Thanks, also, to the staff of CareFirst, as well as Deanne and Dawn, for their care and support over the past few months.