Sunday, September 30, 2012

Chok Shin Chook, death 21 August 1923, Singapore

Death. On August 21, 1923, at 2 p.m. at No 258 Bencoolen Street, Mr Chok Shin Chook, aged 60. He leaves a widow, 3 sons, 3 daughters, 3 sons-in-law, 3 daughters-in-law and 4 grand children to mourn his loss. Funeral today at 4 p.m. to Bidadari. Deeply regretted. Penang, F.M.S. and Bangkok papers please copy. [The Straits Times, 22 August 1923, Page 8]

Mrs Chok Shin Chook tenders her sincere thanks to those relatives and friends who kindly sent letters of condolence and wreaths on the occasion of her sad bereavement by the loss of her beloved husband whose interment took place on the 22nd instant. [The Straits Times, 27 August 1923, Page 8]

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