Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Madam Chua Geok Neo (Bukit Brown)

Madam Chua Geok Neo, wife of the late Mr. Tan Teow Hee passed away on 11th December 1939 at the age of 73 at her residence, No. 45, Lorong 27A, Geylang. She is survived by 3 sons; Tan Kim Hock (alias Mabok), Tan Kim Joo and Tan Kim Peng, 1 daughter-in-law, 4 grandsons; Tan Chwee Kee, Tan Chwee Yong, Tan Chwee Chen, Tan Chwee Kim, 3 granddaughters; Tan Lin Tye, Tan Geok Cheng, Tan Kwee Lian.

Madam Chua Geok Neo

On her tomb, a nice memorial was inscribed on the side panel of the tomb which reads:
A bitter grief, a shock severe, 
to part with one we love so dear, 
our loss is great, we won't complain, 
but hope through God to meet again. 

Son: Tan Kim Joo
Tan Kim Joo (alias Tay Sah) passed away at the age of 43 on 17th June 1944 at Cameron Highlands. He was a former storekeeper for Sime Darby who residence was listed as No 45, Lorong 27A, Syonan (the same address as Madam Chua Geok Neo)

[research on-going]

Deaths. (1939, December 12). The Straits Times, page 2
Death. (1944, June 21). Syonan Shimbun, page 2

Chua Geok Neo spelt also as Chua Guek Neo
Tan Teow Hee spelt also as Tan Tiow Hee

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