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A grand send-off for family matriarch


Final farewell: Family members saying goodbye during Leong’s (inset) funeral at Mt Erskine funeral parlour in George Town.

Final farewell: Family members saying goodbye during Leong’s (inset) funeral at Mt Erskine funeral parlour in George Town.

GEORGE TOWN: When someone has the rank of great-great grandmother, tallying up how many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren there are can be hard.

And so it was that at the funeral of Leong Swee Foon, who died at the venerable age of 103, her descendants had trouble counting their numbers.

   

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