Kounthea Chen (AKA. Mom) passed away at the Royal Alex Hospital on January 20, 2014 at the age of 41 after battling numerous medical ailments such as diabetes. She was born August 1, 1972 in Svay Rieng Province of Cambodia and worked for the United Nations as a cook, it was there she met Gladys’ father. Kounthea and her young daughter Gladys came to Canada in 1997 and settled in Edmonton, Alberta.
Although she was plagued by illnesses, Kounthea gave herself willingly to children that she fostered and loved.
Kounthea was a lovely, kind and compassionate person with a generous heart. Her loving heart will forever be cherished and remembered by her daughter Gladys, her brothers Hom and Choan, her sister Chinda,Grandpa Chen Ya, grandma Sok Kan, family, friends and church community.
Kounthea was preceded by both her parents and her sister.
A Celebration of Kounthea’s Life will be held on Saturday February 1, 2014 from 1:00p.m. at the New Apostolic Church, 8735 Connors Road, Edmonton AB. Fellowship to follow.
Donations may be directed to the New Apostolic Church, 8735 Connors Road, Edmonton AB.