R.I.P MARGUERITA CHEONG SIEW KHENG - KIRKBY 1960-1961
My dear Kirkbyites,
I’m sorry to inform you that Marguerita Cheong Siew Kheng from the 1960-1961 batch passed away this morning, Sunday 12 February 2012. I received this sad news from Marguerita’s good friend, Susan Lim, at 10.16 pm.
I rang up her son,
I last met her at the Malacca Kirkby Reunion in 2008. She seemed a little run down but otherwise she appeared to be coping well. Mary Siow informed me that Marguerita gave her a lift to Malacca in her new car.
She very much wanted to attend the Penang Kirkby
Reunion in 2010. In fact she paid up and made arrangements to come to
It was during this time that Poh Yuk and I had spoken to her on several occasions. Sadly, after that there was no more communication.
According to Susan Lim, Marguerita was looking forward to attending the PD Kirkby Reunion in June this year. Unfortunately, yet again she had to miss this one as well.
Cynthia Lim informed me that Marguerita had
attended a lunch gathering in KL last year when Joseph and Maria visited
She leaves behind four sons and grand children to mourn her loss.
The wake is tonight and tomorrow (Sunday &
Monday) at the St Ignatius Church, Petaling Jaya, along LDP. The funeral
service will be at 10.00 am on Tuesday at the
Kindly inform the other Kirkbyites you are in touch with.
You may ring up Margurita’s son
Rama & Poh Yuk.