Cynthia S.T. Wu

May 9, 1922August 1, 2018

On Wednesday August 1, 2018, Cynthia Wu passed away in Charlotte, NC. She was 96. Mrs. Wu was born in 1922 in Shanghai, China to her father Wu Chong Sa and mother Wu Cheung Shi. She married John Bowfolk Wu in 1949. They moved to Hong Kong in 1950. Her husband died in 1970. Mrs. Wu moved to Columbia, SC in 1978 then to Charlotte, NC in 2005. Mrs. Wu’s sacrificial dedication and devotion to family will be lovingly remembered by her children David, Emily (Richard), and Edwin (Chris). She will also be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Marcus (Abigail), John (Chelsea), Peter (Michelle), Vincent, great-grandchild Alexander, and sister Wu Ling Gen. Mrs. Wu was predeceased by her daughter Theresa. There will be a viewing on August 3, 2018 at McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A remembrance celebration will be announced on In lieu of flowers, please donate to the National Foundation for Cancer Research.


  • Visitation Friday, August 3, 2018

Memories and condolences

Bring comfort and tell the story of your loved one’s lifetime. Leave a memory, tell a favorite story or share a kind word or condolence.

receive updates

when friends and family add new memories


for sharing memories and condolences