David Tong

Obituary of David Cheuk Hong Tong

David Cheuk Hong Tong, aged 75, passed peacefully on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at UMass Medical Center (Worcester, MA), surrounded by family. David was born on October 14, 1944 in Hong Kong. During his youth, he worked on a cruise ship and traveled the world. He subsequently immigrated to the United States, specifically NYC, where he met his wife Jenny. David and Jenny were married on June 1, 1974. They had two daughters, Melissa and Joanna. After many years in NYC, they moved to Massachusetts and opened a restaurant business with family and friends. Eventually, David retired from the restaurant business and worked multiple jobs until his retirement. During his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, James and Julie. He would take them on adventures – aquarium, zoos, parks, movies. He is survived by his wife Jenny Tong, daughter Melissa Tong of Los Angeles, CA and her partner RJ Kelley, daughter Joanna Lussier of Franklin, MA and her husband Mark and their kids James and Julie, sister Ying Chiu of Hong Kong, sister Ying Lin of Hong Kong, sister Ying Fong of Hong Kong, brother Lok Hong of Canada and his wife Tam Bic, sister Ying Choi of Canada, brother Chi Hong of New York, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Wing Fook Funeral Home, 13 Gerard Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02119. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.
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Monday
14
September

Vistiation

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, September 14, 2020
Wing Fook Funeral Home
13 Gerard Street
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Monday
14
September

Cremation

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, September 14, 2020
Forest Hills Crematory
141 Walk Hill St
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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