We the JKA are very sorry to inform you that MR. MASATAKA MORI, the representative of JKA of New York, passed away on September 8, 2018.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences on his passing.
We received the message from JKA of New York as follows;
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved teacher, Master Masataka Mori, 9th Dan, who passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at home in New Jersey, yesterday morning Saturday September 8, 2018, the 50th anniversary year of his arrival in New York City.
As of this writing, the wake and funeral will be held respectively on Friday September 14 and Saturday September 15 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Details to follow.
JAPAN KARATE ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK
J.K.A. SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN JAPAN KARATE ASSOCIATION, INC.