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Wing Cheong Gilbert Lai

August 3, 1964 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 57)

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LAI, Wing-Cheong Gilbert

August 3, 1964 – September 5, 2021

 

Gilbert passed away very peacefully at Stanford Hospital ICU on September 5, 2021 (Sunday) with his wife Easter Tong, three sons, Giovanni, Francesco, and Emmanuel, and two dear friends by his side. He was born in Hong Kong and went to Minnesota, USA to further his studies in 1985. In 1994, he graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Louisiana State University, which was one of the greatest achievements in his life.

His greatest achievement was to have married the love of his life, Easter Tong on October 25, 2003. They had three amazing boys to whom he shared his faith, wisdom, and his genius mathematics skills. His kindness, humility, empathy, and compassion are dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Easter, three sons, Giovanni, Francesco, and Emmanuel.

Gilbert’s memorial vigil will be held at Darling & Fischer Garden Chapel at 3 pm on September 23, 2021 (Thursday).

Gilbert’s funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mountain View at 10 am on September 24, 2021 (Friday).

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 23, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Darling & Fischer Garden Chapel
471 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Rosary
Thursday
September 23, 2021

6:30 PM
Darling & Fischer Garden Chapel
471 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Service
Friday
September 24, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
582 Hope St, CA 94041
Mountain View, CA 94041

Cemetery

Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln St
Santa Clara, CA 95050

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