Archive for the 'Obituary' Category

ObituaryObituary – Fr. Anthony Farren, S.J.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

It is with a sad heart that we announce the death of our beloved Fr. Anthony Farren, S.J. Fr Farren went to god at 12:30am on 26 December 2015, Irish time. He died very peacefully. The family has requested him be buried in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal. Fr Farren started his service at WYK in 1958, […]

ObituaryMass for 10th Anniversary of the Passing of Mr Francis Kong

Monday, November 9th, 2015

You are invited to participate in a mass to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the passing of our beloved and dedicated teacher, Mr. Francis Kong on Saturday 12 December 2015 at 14:45 (until 15:45) at WYK School Hall at 56 Waterloo Road, Wah Yan College Kowloon. Please join us thereafter for light refreshments and a […]

ObituaryMemorial Mass of Fr. Norman Walling, S.J.

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The Memorial Mass of Fr. Norman Walling, SJ The Society of Jesus in HK will conduct a memorial mass for our beloved Fr. Norman Walling at 7pm, St. Ignatius’ Chapel of Wah Yan College, Kowloon, on Sept 7 (Monday), 2015. Please come and remember him together, asking the Lord to grant His faithful servant eternal […]


Tuesday, June 4th, 2013


ObituaryFuneral Arrangement of Mr Tam Chi Sing, Laurence

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Our beloved arts teacher Mr. Tam Chi Sing, Laurence (譚志成老師) passed away peacefully in hospital on 22 March 2013. The funeral arrangement of Tam Sir is as follows: Venue: 1/F, Grand Peace Funeral Parlour (紅磡福澤殯儀館1樓) 永恆堂 As advised by Simon, Tam Sir’s son, memorial service for Tam Sir will commence at 8:00 pm on 1st […]

ObituaryRIP Fr. Ciaran Kane, S.J.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

We append below an email from Father Chow for your reference. According to Father Chow, Fr. Kane was born in Dublin, Ireland, on Dec. 28, 1932. He entered the Society at Emo Park, Portarlington, Ireland on Sep. 7, 1950, was ordained to the priesthood on July 31, 1964 at Milltown Park, Dublin, and professed the […]

ObituaryRIP Ms Hwong Yen Fang, Agnes

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Transportation Arrangement for Ms. Hwong’s Funeral 12 August (Friday) 7:15pm from WYK to Po Fuk Memorial Hall, Tai Wai 13 August (Saturday) 9am from WYK to Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Yuen Long —————————– Ms. Agnes Hwong, music teacher of WYK, passed away on 4 August, 2011. Below is the message from her husband on […]

ObituaryRIP Mr Ko Chi-Chung, Felix

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Mr Ko Chi-Chung, Felix, chairman of WYKPSA in 1980-81, passed away peacefully on 8th July, 2011 at the age of 69. Vigil and funeral masses are scheduled at 5th and 6th August respectively. Detail can be found in the message below from Felix Ko’s family. Message from Felix Ko’s family

ObituaryRIP Mrs Ma Wong Kit Kwan Cecilia

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Mrs. Ma Wong Kit Kwan Cecilia, who served in Wah Yan College Kowloon from 1945 to 1978 for 33 years, passed away on 31 October 2009. May her soul rest in peace. Requiem Mass for the eternal repose of her soul (presided by Fr. Stephen Chow, S.J.) will be on Friday, 27 November, at 8:00pm […]

ObituaryRequiem Mass: Mrs Ko Lee Tun Yung

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Mrs. Ko Lee Tun Yung, the past teacher of Wah Yan College Kowloon, passed away at QE Hospital last Monday (22 June 2009) at the age of over 100. Fr. Alfred Deignan will officiate the Requiem Mass and the Ceremony scheduled for 6 July and 5 July 2009 respectively. Funeral Service Schedule For Mrs. Ko […]

ObituaryIn Memoriam: Dr W K Chan (1958-2008)

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Dr. W. K. Chan 陳偉群博士 (WYK 1975) passed away in Spain on 8 October 2008. A memorial exhibition and sharing session will be held from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday 9 November 2008 at The Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage. A naming ceremony for Dr. W.K. Chan Library will be held at the event. Friends […]

ObituaryRIP Mr Wilson Hsueh Wei-Shiang (1924-2008)

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Mr. Wilson Hsueh Wei-Shiang 薛偉祥 (1924-2008) passed away on August 14. He taught music at school from 1958-74 and was instrumental in building the strong foundation of music that our students enjoy today. He produced many Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, introduced local artists at weekly lunch-time music programme and conducted our school choirs to win […]