Monday, November 12, 2012

Wong Joon Fee (Ah Theam) aka Wong Yoon Fee (Ah Thiam), death 24 May 1926, Singapore

The death occurred at his residence 78 Amoy Street of Mr Wong Joon Fee, otherwise known as Ah Theam at the age of 58 on Monday afternoon, May 24. He leaves a widow, several children and grandchildren. Mr Wong Joon Fee was the proprietor of Ban Hoe and Co. and Sin Cheong Loong and was landed proprietor and a rubber planter. He was a member of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Garden Club and held a decoration from the Chinese Republic. The remains are to be sent to China for interment. [The Straits Times, 27 May 1926, Page 8]

Death. Wong. May 24 1926, at 78 Amoy Street, Singapore. Mr Wong Joon Fee (Ah Theam) Aged 58 years. Funeral will be announced later. [Malaya Tribune, 4 June 1926, Page 6; Malaya Tribune, 5 June 1926, Page 6]

Messrs Wong Kim Yong, Wong Kwee Yong, Wong Fup Yong (Vee Kuan), Wong Khin Yong and Wong Yin Yong (sons of the late Mr Wong Yoon Fee (Ah Thiam) beg respectfully to announce that the remains of their late father, Mr Wong Yoon Fee (Ah Thiam) will be removed from his residence, No 78 Amoy Street on 25th July 1926 at 10 a.m. to Tanjong Pagar Wharves (Gate No 3) for interment in China. [Malaya Tribune, 13 July 1926, Page 6]

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