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Wednesday, 11 September 2013 20:58

Professor Martha Pui Yiu Cheung


IATIS regrets to announce the untimely departure of Martha Cheung, an outstanding scholar and a member of our executive council.

Martha Pui Yiu Cheung, born 18th July 1953, passed away on Tuesday 10 September 2013. She  was Chair Professor in Translation and Director of the Centre of Translation at Hong Kong Baptist University; beloved daughter of Cheung Wing Yan (deceased) and  Li Mo Bing, loving sister of Henry Hing Chuen and wife Rosita Man Seung, Lucy Pui Yu and husband James Nicholas Strack, and adored aunt of Serene Ho Yan and  Nicholas Chun Bong.A vigil will be held at the Hong Kong Funeral Home North Point on Sept 29. The funeral service will be held on Sept 30, 9-10 am, followed by cremation at Cape Collinson at 11 am.Donations can be sent to Martha's brother, Henry, at the following address:

Henry Cheung, 24A Block2, 61 South Bay Road, Hong Kong 

Henry will distribute donations to charitable organizations of Martha's choice. Flowers can be sent to Hong Kong Funeral Home addressed to Martha Pui Yiu CHEUNG on September 29 at the following address:

679 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong

The Translation Programme and Faculty of Arts at HKBU will be holding a memorial service for Martha in early October. 

Farewell Martha. May you rest in peace.

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