Sunday, September 23, 2012

Chua Cheng Loon, death 28 November 1925, Singapore

Death. Chua Cheng Loon: On the 28th instant at No 3 Race Course Lane, at the age of 77. He leaves a widow, two sons, Chua Eng Wee, Soh (Chua) Beng Lim, two daughters, 16 grand-children, and 7 great grand-children to mourn his loss. Funeral on Wednesday, 2nd December, 1925, at 10 a.m. for Bukit Brown. Deeply regretted. [Malaya Tribune, 30 November 1925, Page 6]

We regret to record the death which occurred on the 28th ultimo at his residence at 3 Race Course Lane of Mr Chua Cheng Loon father of Messrs Chua Eng Wee and Soh (Chua) Beng Lim and grandfather of Mr Koh Choo Guan of the Government Monopolies. The deceased was 77 years of age at the time of his death and leaves behind to bemoan his loss, besides his two sons, two daughters, sixteen grand-children and seven great grand-children. The funeral takes place tomorrow, the cortege leaving the residence at 10 a.m. for Bukit Brown. [Malaya Tribune, 1 December 1925, Page 6]

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