Friday, August 24, 2012

Tan Geok Swee (Mrs. Chan Choo Tiong), death October 1948, Malacca

DEATH. TAN -- On 19.10.48 Madam Tan Geok Swee, wife of Chan Choo Tiong, aged 47, at her residence, No. ?? Jonker Street, Malacca. She leaves behind her mother, husband, 2 brothers, Dr. Tan Seng Tee and Tan Hong Tee, 3 sisters, 2 brothers-in-law, Tay Kee Sin, Teo Hoon Kiat, 1 adopted daughter and 1 adopted son to mourn her loss. Funeral will take place today 23.10.48 at the family's burial ground, Bukit Subukor. [The Straits Times, 23 October 1948, Page 6]

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