Mrs Lee Kuan Yew passed away peacefully


Mrs Lee Kuan Yew dies at 89
Posted by Kirsten on October 2, 2010 119 Comments

Madam Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and mother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, passed away in her home at 5:40pm on Saturday. She was 89 years old.

The Prime Minister’s office has released a statement saying that the wake for Mrs Lee Kuan Yew will be held at Sri Temasek, official residence of the Prime Minister at the Istana grounds, on Monday and Tuesday (October 4 – 5).

Those who wish to pay their last respects will be able to do so from 10am to 5pm on those two days.

A private funeral will take place on Wednesday October 6 at Mandai Crematorium.

The family has requested that no obituaries, flowers or wreaths be sent. All donations made will go to the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) Health Research Endowment Fund.

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