EDWARD LIN HING MOWEDWARD LIN HING MOW Surrounded by his family, Edward Lin Hing Mow died peacefully at home on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Lin Hing, also known as "Kim Fung" or "Slim" was born in Chee Hoi, China on April 27, 1920. He left China at the age of 18 to begin a long and prosperous life in Hawaii. At the beginning of World War II, Lin Hing enlisted in the United States Army, and would go on to serve in the Pacific Theater, stationed in Fiji and New Caledonia. After completing his military service, Lin Hing briefly returned to China to marry Yuen Soong Koo on November 1, 1948. A successful entrepreneur, Lin Hing was the former proprietor of Libby Market, and the founder and owner of Libby Manapua Shop. He ran his business until passing it on to his children in 1981. During his golden years, Lin Hing and Yuen Soong would travel the world, and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren. He was an active participant in the American Legion Kau Tom Post Number 11 and the Mau Club of Hawaii. Lin Hing is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Yuen Soong; children: Edwina (Alan) Tupman, Cassandra (Frank) Ambriz, Edwin Mow, and Regina Mow-Galletti; grandchildren: Charlton Tupman, Victoria (Benjamin) Richards, and Melissa Ambriz; siblings: Kyau Tau Mow (brother) and Wah Yee Kam (sister); numerous nieces and nephews. Lin Hing's son Patrick Mow and son-in- law Rene Galletti predeceased him. Taoist funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Borthwick Mortuary, between 10:30 am to 1 pm. Followed by burial at Valley of the Temples Cemetery at 2 pm.
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