SIBU: More than three weeks after her death in Taiwan, student Irene Chung was finally laid to rest at Nirvana Memorial Park here on Saturday (Nov 21).
The funeral service was conducted following a strict Covid-19 standard operating procedure. Only 80 persons were allowed although the hall could accommodate up to 200 people.
Present at the ceremony were family members and friends.
In his eulogy, Chung's elder brother, Daniel said Irene always cared for others.
"She was kind and caring. She never forgot our birthdays. Together we always discussed what to buy for our parents' birthday, even when she was in Taiwan," he said.
Irene’s friend Bryan Hii remembered her as a good and religious person who was always there to help her friends.
Chung, 24, a student of Chiang Jung Christian University in Tainan, Taiwan was found dead on Oct 29.
According to a CNA report, the suspect confessed strangling her and disposing of her body.
Her parents, Desmond Chung and Ting Ching Ching, had flown to Taiwan on Oct 30 to bring her remains back, which had been placed in an urn.
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