Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Lasallian Brother Father Simon Passes On



Fr Simon Wong Fook Ying, 73, passed away on April 17 from right acute subdural haematoma (swelling in the brain). Born in Kuala Lumpur on Feb 13, 1936, Fr Wong received his primary education at St John’s Institution, Kuala Lumpur and completed his secondary education at St Xavier’s Institution, Penang.
As a De La Salle Brother, he taught at St Michael’s Institution, Ipoh from 1957 to 1962.
He then proceeded to the University of Hong Kong where he spent three years, graduating with B.A. First Class Honours in English. On his return, he lectured at StJoseph’s Teachers Training College, Penang and subsequently became the principal of the College.

Article taken from: http://www.heraldmalaysia.com/news/storydetails.php/Fr-Simon-Wong,-down-to-earth-man/608-1-2

Thank you Alexander for the alert. <alexdx63@yahoo.com>

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