Hundreds in Port Moresby gathered on Monday, January 30, at the Mary Help of Christian Shrine in the Don Bosco Taurama campus, to celebrate the life of long time businessman, the late Sir Henry Francis Chow.
Many described late Sir Henry, as a humble, loving man.
The service gathered people from all sectors of life, a pathway Sir Henry was strongly engaged in throughout his life.
Agnes Paru has been Late Sir Henry’s Assistant Secretary for the last 15 years; she defined her employer as a real gentle man.
Former Director, Dr Thomas Webster, says Sir Henry pushed NRI to its limits with critical researchers in addressing human needs. His passing was honored with PNG NRI staff attending.
In Lae, grieving Workers from Lae Biscuit and Prima, two of Lae’s prominent companies owned by late Sir Henry, and his family attended a similar service. Sir Henry was described as a man of the people and of the community.
The service was attended by most of Lae’s prominent businessmen and families.
Sir Henry Chow died on the morning of Saturday January 21, in Sydney Australia at the age of 84, after suffering a stroke.
A memorial service was held on Monday, January 30, in Australia by family and friends.