Pearl SUNG, Man Chu (I am pleased that you all remember me)


(Historic Archive: Pearl training a Samurai)

Born in August 8, 1948, she passed into the presence of the Lord in November 9, 1979
She received her primary education in Saint Thomas School, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
She had her secondary education in Diosesen Girls College, Gascoign Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong. During those school years, she was very active in dance club and Girl Guide's activities. She also represented her school in the inter-school swimming team.

She studied in Hong Kong University and was conferred the Bachelor of Art (Honour) in 1970.

Her early careers included teaching in a secondary school from 1970 to 1971.

She later joined the civil service with the Trade, Industry and Customs Department first as an Assistant Trade Officer (1971) and later promoted to Principal Trader Officer.

She was the Trade Representative of the Hong Kong Government in Geneva in her later years.

Other than swimming, running and bicycling, her hobbies also included playing Electronic Organ and travelling.

She was a devoted Christian (Chinese Methodist Church), Hong Kong.
She enjoyed very good relationship with her parents SUNG Hin-Ting, SUNG Wong Yuen Mei and brothers and sister Victor SUNG Heung Wing, Maggie Sung Man Kee and Francis SUNG Nai Wing. In many of her travels which she planned and paid for, she was accompanied by her mother and sometimes her brother Francis. (Note: her father then was working very hard and could not afford a break most of the time).
She was very fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, English and French.

She had also been the Secretary of Alliance France, a French Cultural Organisation in Hong Kong.

In June 4, 1979 she drove her car and rush Winnie (Victor's wife) with her mother (Aunt 2) to Queen Mary Hospital to give birth to Brian. (That birth nearly happened in her car).

Her resting place: Heaven
Her memorial located at: Pok Fu Lam 11692 Fx6

(drafted by Victor Sung from his memory in 2000; proposals for review welcome)