OBITUARY

Yun Kuen Cheung

February 23, 1933January 21, 2013
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Yun Kuen Cheung, age 82, of Catonsville, Maryland passed away on Monday January 21, 2013. Mrs. Cheung was born in Guangdong Province, in the city of Enping, village of Loong Jiang (Dragon Creek), in China on February 23, 1930 Ng Yun Kuen. She married Yim Wan Cheung in 1947 and raised five children. Mrs. Cheung emigrated to Baltimore, Maryland in 1967, where she and her husband became successful restaurateurs, owning and operating a total of four restaurants in Baltimore and Howard Counties. She exemplifies love and courage, having survived multiple Japanese incursions into her village during World War II, escaping from communist China to Hong Kong with two of her surviving five children. After many trials, she was eventually reunited with all of her children after emigrating to the United States. She and her husband worked long hours to make sure the children were provided for and encouraged their success through hard work and education. She continued these efforts after her husband passed away in 1989 and helped raise her grandchildren with same level of love, courage and tenacity.

With her love for family and generosity of heart, Ms. Cheung and her late husband helped bring over many of their relatives from China to settle in the U.S.

Mrs. Cheung is survived by her Children: sons, Chief Petty Officer Sam K. Cheung of Catonsville, Md, Dr. Hung K. Cheung of Ellicott City, Md, daughters Toy Har Shum of Bel Air, Md and Shui Ha Cheung of Catonsville, Md., and her grandchildren (Zi Shum, Mei Stem, Stanley Cheung, Thomas Cheung, Stephen Cheung, Denise Olsen, Emily Cheung, Nora Cheung, Eva Cheung and Ryan Tong) and great grandchildren Micaela Stem, Carson Stem, Rachael Shum, Logan Shum, Zoe Shum and Anita Olsen).She was predeceased by her son, Kwok Ling Cheung.

The family will receive friends at the Witzke Funeral Homes, Inc., 5555 Twin Knolls Rd., Columbia, MD 21045 on Thursday, Jan. 24, 6 to 9pm, Friday, Jan. 25, 2 to 4pm and 6 to 9pm and on Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 to 11am, where funeral services will begin at 10am. Interment Lorraine Park.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, January 25, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, January 25, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, January 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 26, 2013
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Yun Kuen Cheung

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April 24, 2013

I cry everyday because of the loss of my grandma it is hard to lose somebody.

John & Maureen Mazurowski

January 25, 2013

Hung, we are out if state and just heard of your mom's passing. Our deepest sympathies to you & your family. May God give you comfort & strength during this time & smiles remembering your mom's impressive life.

January 24, 2013

May your Loving & Fond Memories shine through your sorrow because the heart aches for what it has Love & Lost. (John 11:33-35) Soon Almighty God will have your Loved One & Others awaken from their deep sleep to live again forever in happiness & peace where you can be reunited in a beautiful Paradise on Earth. (John 11:38-44; Lu 23:43; Ps 37:9-11,29)

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