Thursday, October 06, 2011
Scores pay respects to "Uncle Chee'
♥ Scores pay respects to ‘Baba Chee’ ♥
MALACCA: Hundreds of relatives, friends and local dignitaries paid their last respects to actor Chee Hood Siong, who died on Sunday.
Among them was long-time acting partner Kenny Chan(Bibik), 61, who described Chee as a talented and irreplaceable personality.
Kenny Chan was among many people who attended Chee’s wake at a funeral parlour opposite the Seck Kia Eenh Temple in Jalan Gajah Berang on Tuesday.
Nasi Lemak 2.0 director Wee Meng Chee alias Namewee, who also attended the wake, said Chee, of the popular 1990s comedy Baba Nyonya, was a motivated and jovial artiste who was easy and fun to work with.
Chee and Chan had reprised their roles as a Baba and Nyonya couple in the film.
The others who paid their last respects were MCA stalwart Datuk Tan Cheng Swee, Kota Melaka MP Sim Tong Him and state Development Corporation Investment Coordinator Datuk Ng Peng Hay.
Chee’s cortege leaves at 11am today for cremation at the Melaka Memorial Park in Sungai Putat.
* Our deepest condolences to the family of the late Mr Chee Hood Siong for his sudden demise. His last wonderful contribution to the film 'Nasi Lemak 2.0' and to the Baba Nyonya performance at the Buddhist Societies events will never be forgotten....
> Baba Chee, where ever you may be. May you be reborn into a better plane of existences ..... Anicca vata Sankhara.
May you be Well & Happy always .....
* Baba Chee's wake is in front of Seck Kia Ennh Temple, 57 Jalan Gajah Berang, Malacca till funeral on Thursday noon.....
With Blessing Of the Triple Gem,
On behalf of Setenang Buddhist Society of Selangor & WP KL,
With Metta always,
Bro.David Karuna Tan
♥ Setenang ♥ Peace For All !